30 Things To Do in April In Boston & Beyond

Get out your calendars because here are 30 cool things to do in April -- one idea for every day of the month!

April 1: Get creative at this Cupcake Decorating Workshop and Ice Cream Social (Medford)

April 2: Embark on a virtual reality tour of space, build rockets and model satellites, hear from experts in the field, launch a high altitude weather balloon, and code microcontrollers (Cambridge)

April 3: Celebrate the season by joining local students as they come together to sing Japanese songs, recite haiku poems, and more at the Boston Children’s Museum Annual Sakura Cherry Blossom Day (Boston)

April 4: Word Play takes audiences on an alphabet adventure using clowning and puppetry (Brookline)

April 5: Take a Froggy Night Walk to listen for spring peepers (Lincoln)

April 6: Enjoy spring on the farm, meet baby chicks, search for sprouts, and take part in an interactive sing along and storytime at this Farm Babies program (Newton)

April 7: Smolak Farms hosts their annual Easter Egg Hunt with crafts, games, hay rides, special treats, and prizes (North Andover)

April 8: The Revere Spring Carnival features rides, games, food, and a petting zoo (Revere)

April 9: It’s time for Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shops (Various Locations)

April 10: Take a stroller tour of the Davis Museum focused on a celebration of Women’s History Month (Wellesley)

April 11: Head to this Volunteer Expo to connect with local community groups who could use your help (Boston)

April 12: The Cambridge Science Festival begins (Cambridge)

April 13: The Wachusett Meadow Sheep & Wool Festival showcases shearing demonstrations, activities for kids like felting, finger knitting, weaving, and sewing, plus a StoryWalk, local crafters, and refreshments (Princeton)

April 14: Check out the New England Folk Festival for dance, music, crafts, and food from all over the world (Mansfield)

April 15: Cheer for the runners at the Boston Marathon (Boston)

April 16: Stop by Jungle Jim’s Harry Potter Hogwarts Academy Training to learn magic, play Quidditch, and more (Jamaica Plain)

April 17: It’s Earth Week at the Mary Baker Eddy Library Mapparium, which means interactive workshops and fun activities (Boston)

April 18: Make magic wands and masquerade masks at this drop-in crafts program (Beverly)

April 19: Enjoy half-off admission and lots of fun activities and entertainment when the EcoTarium hosts an Earth Day Festival (Worcester)

April 20: The Winslow Nature Trail holds hidden Easter treasures just waiting to be found by little hands (Norton)

April 21: Take a free tennis lesson, no equipment necessary (Roxbury)

April 22: Catch Princess Mononoke on a big screen (Brookline)

April 23: Check out a free preschool yoga class (Belmont)

April 24: Celebrate and learn about Carnival with arts, crafts, music, language, food, and games (Braintree)

April 25: Stop by this Sign Language Storytime (Dedham)

April 26: Head to the Museum of Science roof to observe the stars, planets, Moon, and other astronomical phenomena (Boston)

April 27: The Weir River Sheep Shearing Festival includes sheep-themed crafts for kids, potato sack races, delicious fare from local food trucks, and of course, sheep (Hingham)

April 28: Japan Festival Boston celebrates 60 years of friendship between Kyoto and Boston with delicious food, games, activities from traditional Japanese festivals, as well as music and performances (Boston)

April 29: It’s the last day to enjoy Art in Bloom, the MFA’s annual festival of fine art and flowers (Boston)

April 30: Learn about the history of sheep shearing at Natick Community Organic Farm and try your hand at skirting, washing, carding, felting, spinning, and weaving (Natick)