30 Cool Things To Do In April (In Boston + Beyond)

Hooray, it's time for the next installment of the Cool Things To Do series! Grab your calendar because here are 30 cool things to do in April -- one idea for each day of the month! So fun, right? Also, be sure to check out the Best of March 2016 and tune into this week's Edit Your Life episode on letting kids experience risk (such an important topic in my opinion). Enjoy this last (and gorgeous!) day of March, and happy April planning!

April 1: Out of the Blue Fools Fest Music Festival (Cambridge)

April 2: Prince and Michael Jackson hits performed by The Woo Factor play a prominent role at this all you can eat brunch (Boston)

April 3:Fukushima Youth Sinfonietta performs in honor of the five year anniversary of the natural disasters (Boston)

April 4: First Monday at Jordan Hall presents a free chamber music concert (Boston)

April 5: Le Bestiaire exhibit opening, featuring costumes celebrating the animal kingdom (Boston)

April 6: Free First Wednesday at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum (Lincoln)

April 7: Liz Joyce & A Couple of Puppets present The Doubtful Sprout (Brookline)

April 8: Neighborhood Arts Community Concert with Quartet of Happiness (Cambridge)

April 9: O Happy Port! is a journey through Boston's history (Boston)

April 10: A Musical Springtime with Beethoven's "Pastoral Symphony," visual art, and an instrument petting zoo (Newton Centre)

April 11: Massachusetts Restaurant Day for No Kid Hungry at five local restaurants (various)

April 12: Opening night of The Wizard of Oz at the Wang Theater (Boston)

April 13: Opening of the new exhibit, In Fine Feather, at the Peabody Essex Museum (Salem)

April 14: Boston International Film Festival(Boston)

April 15: Wheelock Family Theatre presents A Year With Frog and Toad (Boston)

April 16: The Crafter’s Carnival at MassArt(Boston)

April 17: The 241st Lantern Ceremony at the Old North Church (Boston)

April 18: Lexington Battle Reenactment on the town green (Lexington)

April 19: Rock out with Johnny Fireseed and the Junkyard Dogs, and learn to make your own instruments (Boston)

April 20: An incredible morning exploring the time of Miss Rumphius (Wenham)

April 21: Cooking with the Force creates a Star Wars-inspired cooking class for kids (Boston)

April 22: Artist David Ortega will be in attendance at the ICA (Boston)

April 23: Greenway Spring Food Truck Festival(Boston)

April 24: Celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday with readings and costumes (Salem)

April 25: A low-key story time at the Blue Bunny (Dedham)

April 26: Create some beautiful spin art (Acton)

April 26: A scavenger hunt to find nature items to build fairy houses and gnome homes (Belmont)

April 27: Celebrate Samuel Morse's birthday by communicating in Morse Code and enjoying a scavenger hunt (Acton)

April 28: Learn all about the important jobs done by Trucks, Tractors and Tools (Lincoln)

April 29: Artweek Bostonfeatures lots of events in multiple locations (Boston)

April 30: Brookline Cherry Blossom Festival(Brookline)