Weekend Roundup

Happy Friday everyone, I hope you are gearing up for a lovely weekend. Here are 25 events, lovingly curated for your consideration.

1. The Discovery Museums host their regular Especially for Me! Free Evening for Families with Children on the Autism Spectrum (Acton)

2. Experience Stonework Play (Acton)

3. Celebrate friendship and reading with Elephant and Piggie at the Eric Carle Museum’s Friendiversary (Amherst)

4. Enjoy a puppet performance of Jack and the Beanstalk followed by a hat and mask-making workshop for families (Arlington)

5. Boston Children’s Theatre performs Miss Nelson is Missing (Boston)

6. Join the Tony Fonseca Drum Circle in celebration of Black Life and Black History Month (Boston)

7. Celebrate the Year of the Rooster with free admission at the MFA, as well as activities, demonstrations, and performances throughout the day (Boston)

8. Community Music Center of Boston presents the free Young Composers Festival -- this year’s theme is ROOTS: HERITAGE (Boston)

9. The Tufts University School of Dental Medicine opens its doors to children ages 0-13 for FREE dental screenings (Boston)

10. Party with Josh and the Jamtones and their fun, interactive dance grooves (Brookline)

11. Pan Asian Lunar New Year Celebration marks Chinese new Year, Korean Seollal, and Vietnamese Tét with lion dancing, food, music, crafts, games, and performances, plus table games for kids and more (Brookline)

12. Attend this Family Yoga class (Brookline)

13. Explore feathers, fur, and scales with pencil and paper (Cambridge)

14. Fuel up for the day with a Pancake Breakfast at Verrill Farm (Concord)

15. Join Grammy nominated Justin Roberts & the Not Ready for Naptime Players as they perform new, original music (Natick)

16. Have Fun with Animal Footprints and Signs (Natick)

17. Take in a performance of Free to Be...You and Me (Natick)

18. Join other families with elementary-aged kids for a glow in the dark Havdalah event (Natick)

19. Attend Owl Festival: Up Close and Personal with the Owls of Broadmoor (Natick)

20. Do some disassembling at the Take Apart Table, learn the science of pirouettes from ballerinas, and build a bubble wand and hopper at the Let’s Build Engineering Extravaganza (Needham)

21. Check out this performance of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Newton)

22. Enter Olde Magoun’s Saloon’s 12th Annual Great Chili Cookoff (Somerville)

23. Relax in the heated Beer Garden Tent at this family-friendly Matt Heaton concert (Somerville)

24. The Stoneham Theatre Winter Festival concludes, featuring performances of Mary Poppins, The Emperor’s New Clothes, Sweeney Todd, and The Adventures of Flat Stanley Junior (Stoneham)

25. Take in Disney’s classic, Alice in Wonderland, on a big screen (Various Locations)