What to do with the Kids: December 16th – 18th

Spend some family time reviewing the latest Marshfield Recreation Department brochure. The Fall Community Brochure is now available. There are many new programs and trips for the community, activities for ages 1 to 95. Mail or drop off your completed registration form to the recreation office. For more information, call Marshfield Recreation Director Ned Bangs at 781-834-5543.

Plymouth residents: check out the great recreation department programs in town.  Visit www.plymouthrec.com for more information.

This Weekend:
Take the family to see original show “The Christmas House” at Memorial Hall in Plymouth this weekend. Friday December 16th at 8pm. Saturday December 18th at 3pm and 8pm. Sunday December 19th at 3pm. Original book and score by Marianne Withington and also featuring traditional holiday carols. Tickets will be available at the door, 30 minutes prior to the performance. For more information or to order tickets call 508-747-1622 or visit www.plymouthcommunitytheatre.net

Bring the family to a staged reading of “A Christmas Carol” at The Bookshack at the Independence Mall in Kingston.  The reading times are Saturday December 17th at 2pm and 8pm and Sunday December 18th at 2pm. 

Check out the “Storybooks Come to Life” event this weekend at Colony Place in Plymouth. This weekend it’s “Llama Llama, The Grinch and Glinda the Good Witch” from 11am to 1pm on Saturday and Sunday. Visit The Enchanted Storybook Village located inside La Z Boy where costumed characters help act out the stories, while professional storytellers read to the children. Bring your own camera for free pictures, view 20 amazing trees decorated like different storybook characters, send your letter to Santa & he’ll respond, bring a new or used book to help a worthy cause. For more information, call 508-747-3533 or www.colonyplace.com

Friday December 16th, 2011:
Check out Family Friday Nights at the Children’s Museum in Boston.  From 5 to 9pm 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 December 17th, 2011:
Santa is coming to Green Automotive today from 12 to 1pm! Come have your picture taken with Santa and get a free gift and special Holiday coupons!  Green Automotive is located on Route 139 in Marshfield and online at www.greenautomotive.com

It’s Kingston’s Annual Luminary Display this evening from 6:00 to 8:30pm. The Kingston Fire Department presents this annual event on the Town Green on Green Street. Past activities included a tree lighting, caroling and hayrides. The Reed Community Building will host crafts & entertainment and the Library will host crafts for children, holiday music, hot cider & doughnuts. For more info or to inquire about donating baked goods or set-up & clean-up call 781-585-0532.

Check out the fun events and activities at the Museum of Science in Boston.  The museum is open from 9am to 5pm.  Find out more at www.mos.org

Check out the New England Aquarium.  For more information, call 617-973-5206 or visit www.neaq.org

Sunday December 18th, 2011:


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