Weekend Roundup

Happy Friday everyone, I hope you're enjoying a great week! If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend, look no further than this lovingly curated roundup of 26 event ideas! Enjoy!

1. Explore the newly renovated Discovery Museum with special events and opening celebrations all weekend (Acton)

2. Habitat hosts several family Sugaring Celebrations, with stories and activities, plus sips of sap and syrup (Belmont)

3. Celebrate World Wildlife Day at the Franklin Park Zoo with special talks and Q+A sessions about endangered animals, big cat crafts, and more (Boston)

4. It’s free Family Game Day at King’s Chapel--put the screens away and enjoy board games, snacks, and good company (Boston)

5. Join students from the New England Conservatory for a performance of the Hansel and Gretel Children’s Opera (Boston)

6. Have Brunch with Belle and her friends, then take in a performance of Beauty and the Beast (Boston)

7. Catch My Neighbor Totoro on the big screen (Brookline)

8. Cultural Rhythms celebrates Harvard’s rich diversity through a food festival and a student performance showcase at Sanders Theater (Cambridge)

9. The USS Constitution Model Shipwright Guild and the USS Constitution Museum presents Masters of Miniatures (Charlestown)

10. Tap the trees, create maple themed crafts, and sample snacks during Sugar Shack Saturdays at Appleton Farms (Hamilton, Ipswich)

11. This Owl Prowl at Farrington Nature Linc includes a craft, discussion, owl calling lessons, and a guided walk (Lincoln)

12. The free annual Festival of Russian Music brings Eastern European music and dance to a US audience (Medford)

13. It’s Maple Magic Day at Natick Community Organic Farm (Natick)

14. Join infant and child sleep specialist Joan Olin for a bagel brunch and discussion (Natick)

15. Broadmoor Sanctuary hosts a Full Moon Owl Prowl for Families (Natick)

16. Celebrate Purim with photos, crafts, treats, and a Karen K and the Jitterbugs concert (Newton)

17. Watch Big Joe the Storyteller perform tales from around the world with props, puppets, and surprises at this interactive show (Newton)

18. Chow down at a free St. Patty’s Pancake Breakfast (North Billerica)

19. Check out the annual Natural Infant and Child Expo (Plymouth)

20. Attend the Bay State Model Railroad Museum Open House (Roslindale)

21. See the entire sugar-making process from tap to sugaring off, while costumed historians cook period foods with maple, and the potter and cooper craft maple related items during Maple Days at Old Sturbridge Village (Sturbridge)

22. Go on a naturalist-guided Sugaring Off Tour, then warm up by the wood stove with hot drinks, hot dogs cooked in maple sap, soups, and sweet treats (Topsfield)

23. Give archery a try (Waltham)

24. Join a special playtime at Kids’ Fun Stop for families with children on the Autism Spectrum (West Roxbury)

25. Board a train to see the world with Luna’s Magic Flute, a free musical fairytale about the power of music and friendship (Westborough)

26. The Easter Bunny arrives early at the South Shore Plaza, Burlington Mall and Northshore Mall for photos (Various Locations)

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