Weekend Roundup

Happy Friday everyone, I hope you're enjoying a great April vacation! If you're looking for something to do this weekend, here are 33 ideas for you!

1. Explore the vernal pool, say hi to the goats, net insects in the meadow, and see if you can spot salamanders (Belmont)

2. Party for the Planet with the Franklin Park Zoo (Boston)

3. Head outside for a Spring Bird Walk (Boston)

4. It’s time for CraftBoston (Boston)

5. Attend the first conference on Reducing Children’s Screen Time (Boston)

6. Enjoy storytime and an immersive art experience at this month’s MFA Playdate, Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes (Boston)

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

8. Catch a performance of Stuart Little (Boston)

9. Stories come alive in celebration of children’s literacy during Tell Me a Story: April Vacation Week at the Boston Children’s Museum (Boston)

10. Join Sylvie and her trusty pet bird to search for missing ingredients, wrestle giant candy machines, and get lost in a magical pop-up cookbook when Puppet Showplace Theater presents Lollipops for Breakfast (Brookline)

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

12. Enjoy inexpensive sightseeing cruises along the Charles River (Cambridge)

13. Catch a performance of Much Ado About Nothing (Cambridge)

14. Discover Hidden Writing throughout The Old Manse (Concord)

15. Drop by this free Touch-a-Truck event (Dedham)

16. Participate in an Earth Day Beach Cleanup (Eastham)

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

18. It’s a free Earth Day Kite Festival (Harvard)

19. Start with a hot drink and pastry, then take an Earth Day Hayride to look for signs of spring (Marshfield)

20. Discover Frogs, Polliwogs, and Fairies in the Vernal Pool (Natick)

21. Enjoy nature games and crafts, live demonstrations, and a naturalist guided tour of Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary during its Earth Day/Arbor Day Celebration (Norfolk)

22. Celebrate Earth Day with seed bombs, relay races, environmental advocacy at Stevens-Coolidge Place (North Andover)

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

24. Take an Earth Day Hike (Princeton)

25. Check out a stage production of Anne of Green Gables (Quincy)

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

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

28. The Big Apple Circus is here (Somerville)

29. Connect reading with arts and crafts at this month’s Reading Room Arts Program: Birds! (Walpole)

30. Catch a free musical performance of the children’s book Dragons Love Tacos (Woburn)

31. Create a Spring Fairy Garden (Woburn)

32. Mike the Bubble Man brings magic and science to the stage in an interactive show all about bubbles (Various Locations)

33. The Women in Comedy Festival comes to town (Various Locations)

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