28 Cool Things To Do In February (In Boston + Beyond)

We're almost one month down in 2018 -- how are things going? I have very much been in tackle mode on a number of fronts and hope I can keep the momentum up through February! And speaking of February, grab your calendar because here are 28 cool things to do; one idea for every day of the month!

February 1: Join Historian Desiree Taylor as she shares the origins of Black History Month and explores its current cultural relevance (Boston)

February 2: Learn about different nature characters at Wild by the Fire: Magnificent Mice (Lincoln)

February 3: Head to Weir River Farm for a self-guided Reindeer Quest (Hingham)

February 4: Watch The Fairy Tailor transform everyday garments into special characters and stories of bravery like “Little Red Riding Hood(ie)” and “The Emperor’s New Clothes” (Brookline)

February 5: The theme for this month’s MFA Playdate is “Friends Forever” (Boston)

February 6: The USS Constitution Model Shipwright Guild and the USS Constitution Museum presents Masters of Miniatures (Charlestown)

February 7: Participate in this Baby and Me Storytime (Boston)

February 8: Young artists can explore The Folly Cove Designers exhibit, touch printmaking tools, learn a song with hand motions, and print Valentine’s Day cards to take home (Gloucester)

February 9: Attend the Salem’s So Sweet Chocolate & Ice Sculpture Festival (Salem)

February 10: Hand print a set of animal themed Valentine’s Day cards to take home (Gloucester)

February 11: Make Valentine cards for friends, family, and classmates at a Valentine Card-making Extravaganza (Arlington)

February 12: Check out the newest boats from the region’s top dealers at the New England Boat Show (Boston)

February 13: On the Move is a free winter indoor movement program with songs, stories, snacks, and more (Brockton)

February 14: Read stories celebrating hugs and kisses, then make lovebug hats (Jamaica Plain)

February 15: Investigate nature for signs of animals’ nighttime activity (Milton)

February 16: The annual Bugs Bunny Film Festival features The All Bugs Revue, Daffy Duck and Friends, and Looney Tunes Revue (Cambridge)

February 17: Matt Heaton & The Outside Toys perform (Natick)

February 18: It’s time for the Great Backyard Bird Count (Boston)

February 19: Celebrate the Lunar New Year and welcome the Year of the Dog (Boston)

February 20: Sing-a-Long with Disney’s Frozen (Arlington)

February 21: The MIT Museum celebrates National Engineers Week with engineering-specific activities, workshops, and afternoon demonstrations led by MIT students (Cambridge)

February 22: Enjoy a reading of Grandma’s Chocolate//El chocolate de mi abuelita at the Taza Chocolate Factory (Somerville)

February 23: Catch Lowell’s annual Winterfest weekend featuring outdoor amusement rides, free ice-skating, and an all-you-can-eat chocolate festival (Lowell)

February 24: Go on an Amazing Arts Adventure at the ICA (Boston)

February 25: Rock out with Karen K and the Jitterbugs (Brookline)

February 26: Learn to play at the Children’s Chess Club (Boston)

February 27: Rubber chickens, unicycles, costumes, balloons, and hamantaschen await with Davey the Clown and Purim Fun (Newton)

February 28: Sit in at this Community Meditation to relieve stress and bring balance (Boston)

Featured photo by Bojan Savnik on Unsplash