What to do with the kids: September 9th – 11th, 2011

Friday, September 9th, 2011

Check out Family Friday Nights at the Children’s Museum in Boston from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and admission is only $1 a person. For more information, visit www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org. Check out the fun events and activities at the Museum of Science in Boston. Find out more at www.mos.org.

Saturday, September 10th, 2011

Children and their teddy bears are invited to attend the annual Teddy Bear Picnic, held this year at the Harlow Old Fort House, 119 Sandwich Street in Plymouth on Saturday, September 10th from 10 am to noon. This lively morning of storytelling and hands-on activities features a special puppet play suitable for kids of all ages. Participants are invited to bring their favorite teddy bear to join in the festivities, including crafts, a teddy bear hunt, and a bubble bear party. Cookies and lemonade will be served. The event is recommended for ages 4 and up. Admission is $6 per person, children must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited; pre-registration is recommended. Available tickets will be sold at the door. For reservations and more information please call 508-746-0012 or email pasm@verizon.net. For more information visit www.plymouthantiquariansociety.org.

It’s Discovery Days at Mass Audubon in Milton on Saturday from 10am-3pm, rain or shine! This FREE event will help kids discover the secrets of bird migration. As fall approaches, come learn about birds’ travels south, why they go, and the preparations they need to make. We’ll have hourly programs and activities featuring the opportunity to meet hawks, owls, and other animals. Visit http://www.massaudubon.org/Nature_Connection/discoverydays for more information!

Kid’s Fest at Colony Place takes place from 12pm-4pm featuring a clown show, storytelling from your children’s favorite characters, face painting, kid’s caricatures, balloons and much more! Also, at Best Buy there will be live music, games, prizes, energy efficient activities to teach kids about conservation, food, savings and giveaways! Visit http://www.colonyplace.com/events for all the event information or call 508-SHOP-ONE (746-7663) for more information.

*The Pinehills Concerts on the Green Finale Featuring Edwin McCain!*

Singer/songwriter Edwin McCain, whose voice has launched a thousand weddings courtesy of his Top 5 single “I’ll Be” and hits “I Could Not Ask For More” and “Walk With You,” brings his soulful southern style to The Pinehills. Special guests include Kingston 530, dubbed by the Boston Globe as “one of the hottest bands in Boston,” and Maine native singer/songwriter Howie Day. The FREE event has lawn seating only – bring a chair or blanket. The Pinehills Village Green off exit 3 on Route 3. Visit pinehills.com or call 508-209-2000 for more information. The concert begins at 1 pm and the event will feature many great food trucks as well serving up all sorts of food from grilled cheese sandwiches to cupcakes!

Family Overnight! Spend the night on a World War II battleship at Battleship Cove in Fall River! Sleep in restored Navy bunks, eat meals “chow-line style” in the Officer’s Wardroom, and rise and shine to the sound of reveille. Guests will enjoy all-day admission, three delicious meals and have the opportunity to participate in shipboard activities. You will also receive a free Overnight Survival Guide filled with fun facts and activities. Visit www.battleshipcove.org or call 508-678-1100 for more information.

Sunday, September 11th, 2011

Bring the entire family to the 20th annual West Bridgewater Park Day Celebration today from 10am to 5pm. It’s a day packed with family fun including hayrides, pony rides, 5 live bands, crafts, food, games, a duck race, and much more. Admission and parking are FREE! Take Route 106 to the center of West Bridgewater and you’re there.  For more information, visit www.wbparkday.com.

If you have an event for families coming up, email us at robhakala@959watd.com or send it to What To Do With The Kids c/o The South Shore’s Morning News, 130 Enterprise Drive, Marshfield MA, 02050.



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