Weekend Roundup

Happy Friday everyone, I hope you're enjoying a great week. If you're looking for something to do this weekend, check out this curated roundup of 17 ideas!

1. Learn different methods of producing a spark, from sticks to bow drills to flint, then practice making a spark and breathing it into a small flame (Acton)

2. Join PJ Library for a kid powered MLK Superhero Day with crafts, music, magic, and puppetry (Arlington)

3. Sing songs about the winter season with Liz Buchanan (Arlington)

4. Bed Rudnick and Friends perform (Arlington)

5. Craft flags and little friends at this Children of the World Doll Making workshop (Arlington)

6. The annual Family Film Festival: Where Stories Come Alive! continues all weekend (Arlington, Belmont, Cambridge)

7. At Story Time with Wee the People: What is Racism? kids explore, through activities, the ways in which racism is a system with many parts working together and learn how to help topple these systems (Boston)

8. Make stylized paper for journals and crafts (Boston)

9. Take in a puppet performance of The Bremen Town Musicians (Brookline)

10. Check out these Shine On! Animated Shorts from the Seattle Children’s Film Festival 2017 (Brookline)

11. It’s time for a Joyful Noise Concert, the annual gospel concert that honors the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, featuring the Harlem Gospel Choir (Cambridge)

12. Attend this Birthday Party for Martin Luther King, Jr., with cake, crafts, and a reader’s theater presentation of Martin’s Big Words (Dorchester)

13.. Build the maritime scene of your dreams with expert Lego builder David Sirois (Gloucester)

14. Craft winter pine cone feeders for the birds (Hingham)

14. Head to Weir River Farm for a self-guided Reindeer Quest (Hingham)

15. Hike through the woods in search of the great-horned, barred, and screech owls that call Drumlin Farm’s woods home (Lincoln)

16. Explore Sparkling Snowflakes through storybooks and music, take a walk outside, and create art as a reminder of winter joys (Newburyport)

17. Kids Fun Stop hosts a meet-up for families with young children on the autism spectrum (West Roxbury)