Weekend Roundup

Happy Friday everyone, I hope you're having a great week! I have a super full day today so I'm going to get right to it with this roundup of 23 weekend events, lovingly curated for your consideration. Enjoy and share!

1. The first of this season’s Patriots Day battle reenactments take place (Bedford, Concord, Lincoln)

2. Boston National Poetry Month Festival kicks off with readings, poetry slams, performances, music, and more (Boston)

3. Head to the Franklin Park Zoo for Wizarding Day--play Quidditch, enjoy magic tricks, attend an Herbology class, and learn all about the Zoo’s fantastic beasts (Boston)

4. Check out Chicken Run on a big screen (Brookline)

5. Catch I Spy Butterfly at Puppet Showplace Theater (Brookline)

6. Za hosts live children’s music, dancing, and singing (Cambridge)

7. Join local artists at Saxonville Mills Open Studios (Framingham)

8. Support young musicians during Performathon 2018 (Hingham)

9. Meet live birds like ducks, raptors, and songbirds, enjoy a bird banding demonstration, and get an up-close look at feathers and eggs, plus create a bird craft to take home (Lincoln)

10. Pitch in with farm chores at Drumlin--feed the chickens, collect eggs, and bring hay to the sheep, goats, and cows before enjoying a farm snack (Lincoln)

11. Young birders can see the sky dance of the American Woodcock at twilight (Lincoln)

12. Explore a variety of Vernal Pool Mysteries (Milton)

13. Journey to Israel with hands-on activities designed to engage with the natural environment (Natick)

14. Laugh along as Johnny Peers and more than a dozen dogs stage their hilarious slapstick comedy act (Natick)

15. Experiment with Elephant Toothpaste, Lava Lamps, and more during Adventures in Science (Newton)

16. The Revere Spring Carnival is back (Revere)

17. Pull out the polyester and dance away when the Taft Hill Municipal Lot transforms into Disco Alley (Roslindale)

18. The price of entry to this Mitzvah Day Pajamarama is a donation of new children’s pajamas and/or a new children’s book--wear your own PJs, create a dreamcatcher, and enjoy live music and storytelling (Sharon)

19. The Big Apple Circus comes to town (Somerville)

20. Watch the debut of LEGO NINJAGO Master of the 4th Dimension 4D (Somerville)

21. The Boston Children’s Hospital of Waltham hosts Success Strategies for Individuals and Families Impacted by Fragile X (Waltham)

22. Find gently used clothing for children aged newborn through adolescence, plus indoor and outdoor toys, baby equipment, maternity wear, and more in an organized, store-like setting at the Babies & Kids Spring & Summer Consignment Sale (West Newbury)

23. Kids’ Fun Stop hosts its monthly playtime for families with children on the autism spectrum (West Roxbury)

Featured photo by Jordan Whitt on Unsplash