Weekly Blueprint

Happy Sunday everyone, I hope you're enjoying a beautiful weekend! I am totally in a cake coma but it's been a truly lovely couple of days. Now, on to planning the week -- enjoy this roundup of event ideas for Monday through Friday.

Recurring Events

April 4-8: The Boston National Poetry Month Festival kicks off with readings, poetry slams, performances, music, and more (Boston)

April 5-8: Catch I Spy Butterfly at Puppet Showplace Theater (Brookline)

Monday, April 2

The Discovery Museums host an Especially for Me Morning for Families with Deaf, Hard of Hearing, & Koda Infants and Toddlers (Acton)

Enjoy this month’s MFA Playdate: Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes (Boston)

Do a bit of Creative Drama @ the Library (Jamaica Plain)

Visit with the animals and participate in hands-on outdoor activities at Family Explorations (Lincoln)

Take in a special screening of films for preschoolers (Roslindale)

Tuesday, April 3

Go looking for signs of spring (Belmont)

Tap on cookie tub drums, shake maracas, and wave scarves at Music and Movement with Sarah (Boston)

Meet famous athletes like Babe Ruth, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Michael Jordan, Jackie Robinson, and more during The Greatest: Sports Heroes A to Z (Dorchester)

Bright Star Theater inspires with its production of We Can Do It: American Women in History (Jamaica Plain)

Help take care of the newborn lambs at Drumlin Farm (Lincoln)

Bullied empowers young people to use practical tools to handle bullying (Mattapan)

Wednesday, April 4

Celebrate National Kite Month with a Kite Walk (Acton)

STEAM Stories offers storytelling and songs for preschoolers (Boston)

Rock out at this baby dance party (Boston)

Teens can participate in this free Grub Street Spoken Word workshop (Mattapan)

Thursday, April 5

Grab some tools and discover resistors, capacitors, gears, and more to uncover the inner workings of household gadgets and gizmos (Acton)

Participate in KidStock Theater (Boston)

Go on a Woodcock Watch for Families (Princeton)

Friday, April 6

Uncover hidden rainbows in everyday objects, then try a simple experiment and reveal a rainbow to take home (Acton)

The first Friday of the month is free at the Discovery Museums (Acton)

Learn to identify birds through field marks, sounds, and behaviors on this guided walk (Boston)

Shake, wiggle, and move with parachutes, puppets, instruments, and more at this month’s Little Groove Concert (Boston)

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