Weekly Blueprint

Happy Sunday everyone, I hope you're having a wonderful weekend! We're just back from an overnight so I'm going to get right to it. Enjoy this curated collection of events for Monday through Friday!


May 1: Contribute a thought to The Key Idea, a collaborative art installation (Boston)

May 1: Enjoy a fun, energizing Family Yoga class (Boston)

May 1: Today is the last day to check out the MFA’s annual Art in Bloom festival (Boston)

May 1-7: ArtWeek Boston continues all week with hands-on programs and performances for all ages (Various Locations)


May 2: Kids can try their hand with real tools in the Construction Zone (Acton)

May 2: Attend this Especially for Me! Sensory-Friendly Afternoon at the Discovery Museums (Acton)

May 2: Explore the colors and do a few fun flower activities at Going to the Flower Garden (Belmont)

May 2: Create a Kami-kabuto Paper Samurai Helmet (Boston)


May 3: Build a Bubble Wand (Acton)

May 3: Celebrate Urban Birds at the Franklin Park Zoo (Boston)

May 3: Toddlers will enjoy this Messy Sensory Watercolor Activity (Boston)

May 3: Enjoy an Evening at the Beaver Ponds, searching for beavers and other wildlife (Lenox)

May 3: Meet frogs, listen for their songs, and find tadpoles swimming in the pond (Lincoln)

May 3: Join Mass Audubon, Massachusetts Climate Action Network, and Young Voices for the Planet for inspiring short films about kids taking action on climate change (Lincoln)


May 4: Find out how many varieties of one color can be made at Make a MESS: Making Tints and Shades (Acton)

May 4: This Morning Frog Foray includes a swamp search, story, and craft (Sharon)

May 4-7: The Lawn on D opens for the season with a Cinco de Mayo Celebration and activities all weekend (Boston)

May 4-7: Puppet Showplace Theater presents The Doubtful Sprout (Brookline)


May 5: Enjoy a bit of Free Friday Night Fun and Meet the Scientists at the Discovery Museums (Acton)

May 5: Craft Cinco de Mayo Flowers (Arlington)

May 5: Dress-up enthusiasts can Dress to Express, strut down a runway, and dance to the music (Boston)

May 5: Kick off Star Wars Weekend at the Boston Children’s Museum with stargazing and costume design (Boston)

May 5: Explore One World, Many Stories during this week’s storytime at the Curious George Store (Cambridge)

May 5: Plant potatoes and feed the pigs (Lincoln)

May 5: Play games in the dark and explore how animals adapt to the nightlife on this Night Hike (Norfolk)

May 5: Attend a Springtime Stargazing Party (Topsfield)

May 5-7: Download a kids’ activity book and scavenger hunt, then attend Somerville Open Studios (Somerville)