Weekly Blueprint

Happy Sunday, everyone, I hope you're having a marvelous weekend! I need to run to pick up Vi shortly so I'm going to get right to it! If you're looking for something to do this week, check out this great collection of ideas for Monday through Friday.

Recurring Events

April 12-15: Watch a puppet performance of Peter Rabbit Tales (Brookline)

April 11-14: Big Apple Circus comes to town (Somerville)

Monday, April 9

Join Antonio’s Bilingual Playdate for circle stories, games, and songs in both Spanish and English (Boston)

Enjoy bedtime stories and a seasonal craft to take home (Hyde Park)

Tweens can engage in a bit of Creative Drama (Jamaica Plain)

Tuesday, April 10

Mix up potions and gooey blobs (Acton)

Explore the colors and sounds outside at the Boston Nature Center Toddler Tuesday program (Boston)

Embrace unusual materials and unfamiliar tools to transform recycled scraps into art at this free Visual Arts Class for Youth taught by educators from The Eliot School (Brighton)

Stop by the nearest Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shop for Free Cone Day or swing by a Showcase Cinemas for a free cone AND reduced price admission (Various Locations)

Wednesday, April 11

Take a Kite Walk to celebrate National Kite Month (Acton)

Explore magnets and magnetism with Dr. Can-Do Science (Boston)

Listen to the tale of The Frog Prince while searching ponds and pools for amphibian royalty (Lincoln)

Spring is in the Air at this month’s free guided tour of the Davis Museum (Wellesley)

Enjoy a story, hands-on activity, and naturalist-guided walk designed for preschoolers (Worcester)

Thursday, April 12

Create drawings using simple DIY robotic contraptions made of spinning and wiggling motors, markers, tape, pipe cleaners, and a variety of recycled and repurposed materials (Acton)

Attend a talk on The State of Early Education in Massachusetts with Amy O’Leary (Acton)

Join other service-minded families to mix, mingle, and meet with community groups from the Greater Boston area who are looking for volunteers during this Volunteer Expo (Boston)

Explore the tools, trade, and natural wonders of Cape Ann’s granite quarries, hop to Finnish music, and compose your own quarry scene (Gloucester)

Friday, April 13

Head to the woods for a Forest Friday walk (Acton)

Stuart Little opens at the Wheelock Family Theatre (Boston)

Enjoy stories, songs, and tickles designed especially for Bouncing Babies (Boston)

The Martian 4-D Experience comes to the Museum of Science (Boston)

The Cambridge Science Festival begins (Cambridge)

It’s Dolphin Day at the Curious George Store (Cambridge)

Discover Whales on the Move through hands-on science, music and movement, snacks, and an outdoor adventure (Newburyport)

Featured photo by Jason Leung on Unsplash