Weekend Roundup

Happy Friday everyone, I hope you're having a great week. I seriously cannot believe April break is almost here; I feel like we just finished February break! Anyway, if you're in town and looking for something to do this weekend, check out this awesome roundup of 32 ideas, organized alphabetically by town!

1. Design, build, and explore Tinytropolis, a mini-city constructed entirely out of cardboard and creativity (Acton)

2. Put on your PJs for Pizza and a Movie at Ready, Set, Kids! (Arlington)

3. 123 Andrés gets kids dancing and singing in Spanish (Beverly)

4. Join Animal Adventures for April Vacation week and experience different themed animal shows each day (Bolton)

5. Check out the Museum of Science exhibit Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature (Boston)

6. Catch a performance of Stuart Little (Boston)

7. Take a Swan Boat ride on opening day at the Public Garden (Boston)

8. Rock out with Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys (Boston)

9. Explore the science of running during Boston Marathon Day at the Museum of Science (Boston)

10.  Meet the artist and explore the #HybridDigitalHome installation at the ICA (Boston)

11. Watch a puppet performance of Peter Rabbit Tales (Brookline)

12. Join Brains On!, the podcast for kids and curious adults, for a live show all about robots (Cambridge)

Swing by one of dozens of awesome programs during the Cambridge Science Festival (Cambridge)

13. Stop by The Concord Conservatory of Music for Second Saturday Bluegrass Jam (Concord)

14. Try on colonial clothing and make patriotic crafts when the Concord Museum hosts Patriots’ Day Fun (Concord)

15. Youth to Women and Manhood gives teens a place to explore the issues that confront them today (Dorchester)

16. Enjoy a week of free school break programming at Patriot Place (Foxborough)

17. Learn calligraphy basics and leave with a sampler to take home (Gloucester)

18. It’s Junior Ranger Day at Minute Man National Historical Park (Lexington)

19. Celebrate sheep and shepherds, local food, farming, and more with baby lambs, sheep dog demos, wagon rides, fiber arts, an egg hunt, and food truck goodness at Sheepapalooza (Martha’s Vineyard)

20. Get to know the reptiles who live at Broadmoor (Natick)

21. Join this special screening of Coco (Natick)

22. Listen to The Little House, learn about historic homes and why they matter, then design a paper shape house to take home (Newton)

23. Participate in the 26th Annual Heartbreak Hill Road Race and Family Walk (Newton)

24. Meet different makers during Mini Maker Week at The Children’s Museum in Easton (North Easton)

25. The Living History Lab offers hands-on history programming at The House of the Seven Gables (Salem)

26. Delight in the changes that take place through the spring season every weekend at the Wildflower Festival (Sheffield)

27. The Big Apple Circus is in town (Somerville)

28. Support the environment and Stone Zoo during this bottle and can drive (Stoneham)

29. Attend a musical performance of the children’s book Opera Cat (Watertown)

30. Dance Me a Story offers music, movement, and literature (West Newton)

31. Enjoy a meet-up at Kids’s Fun Stop for families with children on the autism spectrum (West Roxbury)

32. Local Patriots Day battle reenactments take place throughout the long weekend (Various Locations)

Featured image via Boston Swan Boats Facebook