Weekend Roundup

Happy Friday everyone, I hope you're enjoying a fantastic week! If you're looking for something to do this weekend, I've got 23 event ideas for you. Enjoy!

1. Test the insulating properties of feathers, fur, fat, and fleece, and see how leaves and dirt provide insulation for nests and burrows (Acton)

2. Enjoy the Ward Reservation with guided hikes and refreshments around the fire at the Winter Fun Day (Andover, North Andover)

3. Take a free Baby Sign Language class (Arlington)

4. Illusionist Matt Roberts stages a mesmerizing magic show (Arlington)

5. Rock out at an all-day music festival to benefit Harborlight Community Partners, North Shore's largest affordable housing provider and advocate (Beverly)

6. This month’s ICA Play Date focuses on the theme of Contemporary Family Films (Boston)

7. Skate in just your socks through an alpine village and catch a special presentation of SEUSSICAL at the Boston Children’s Museum’s Snowmazing Spectacular! (Boston)

8. Discuss the collaborative process of designing for inclusive play (Boston)

9. Watch this performance of The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley, Jr. (Brookline)

10. Take in a puppet performance of The Bremen Town Musicians (Brookline)

11. Head to Weir River Farm for a self-guided Reindeer Quest (Hingham)

12. The Maynard Library holds its second annual Comic Con with Superhero Training Camp, games, scavenger hunts, cosplay, an Escape Room, and a superhero storytime (Maynard)

13. Play Mini Golf in the Melrose Public Library (Melrose)

14. Tanglewood Marionettes performs The Fairy Circus (Lexington)

15. Solve backyard mysteries and look for signs and footprints of otters, rabbits, deer, coyote, and other animals who are out and about in the winter (Natick)

16. Bring the whole family along on a Full Moon Owl Prowl to learn about owl calls, behavior, and more (Natick)

17. Join the New Philharmonia Orchestra and storyteller Bill Harley for tales of Mother Goose and Firebird, and the music of Ravel and Stravinsky (Newton)

18. Explore the Children’s Museum in Easton in a less overwhelming atmosphere during its Family Autism Event (North Easton)

19. Mind, Body, Barre offers a special Welcome Baby! Mommy & Me Fitness Class (North Easton)

20. The Greater Boston Stage Company offers a Winter Festival, featuring four kid-friendly shows: The Phantom Tollbooth, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Seussical, and Bat Boy: The Musical (Stoneham)

21. Enjoy a Taza Chocolate Story Time reading of No Monkeys, No Chocolate (Somerville)

22. The Learning Experience in South Easton hosts a free Winter Carnival (South Easton)

23. Check out Open Studio Week at the Boston Ballet School (Various Locations)

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