What to do with the Kids: February 10th – 12th

Ongoing:
Spend some family time reviewing the latest Marshfield Recreation Department brochure. For more information, call Marshfield Recreation Director Ned Bangs at 781-834-5543.

The South Shore Natural Science Center in Norwell is always a great place for families and kids. Live animals, Outdoor trails, environmental education programs, lectures and special events.  For more information, visit www.ssnsc.org

Check out Mass Audubon South Shore Sanctuaries in Marshfield.  There are a variety of classes, events, camps, kid’s activities & more! For more information, call 781-837-9400
or visit www.massaudubon.org/southshore

How about a visit to the Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton? Let the Art Touch You! A variety of special exhibitions await your discovery. There will be workshops & special events available for adults & children.  For more information, call 508-588-6000 or visit www.fullercraft.org

Friday February 10th, 2012
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 February 11th, 2012:
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

Check out the Winter Campfire and Open House at Mass Audubon today from 11:00am to 2:00pm. Are you longing for those hot summer days? Come warm yourself by the fire, enjoy a s’more, and learn about the 2012 summer camp programs at the North River Wildlife Sanctuary. All past and potential camp families are welcome. Make a seasonal craft, try out some snowshoes, and explore the winter StoryWalk™ trail. Meet “Twig”, the camp director, and discover for yourself the exciting opportunities to connect with nature this summer. The event is Free. For more information, visit www.massaudubon.org/southshore or contact Amy Quist at 781-837-9400 or aquist@massaudubon.org

Bring the family to “Winter Carnival” today from 11am to 3pm at the Swift Memorial Activity Center at 82 Old Plymouth Road in Sagamore Beach.  There will be LIVE Owl Shows at 12:30 and 2:00pm presented by “Eyes on Owls” at www.eyesonowls.com . Bring your ice skates for the outdoor skating rink.  There will be a snowman making competition, indoor carnival games and food, face painting, and an ice sculptor.  Admission is $5 per person. All proceeds go to restore Swift Memorial Church, Sagamore Beach as they suffered storm damage due to hurricane Irene.

Author Ann Hood will be visiting the Duxbury Free Library today from 11:00am to 2:00pm.  Ann Hood will be talking about and reading from her newly published time travel series, “Treasure Chest”. Register online, in person or by phone. Recommended for grades 3 & up, but children in grade 3 must be accompanied by a registered adult. Duxbury Free Library 77 Alden Street in Duxbury 508-934-2721

Visit Elements Montessori in Duxbury for their Mid-Winter Open House today.  Elements Montessori is most pleased to be enrolling for their 5th Anniversary Year and would love to show you around.  Elements Montessori is whole-heartedly dedicated to children between 2.9 and 6 years old.
They invite you to join us in celebration of the joy, wonder and spirit of early childhood. Gladly accepting your donations of children’s hats, mittens, gloves, scarves, snow pants and boots. All items will benefit Cradles to Crayons, a charitable organization helping local children in need. Find out more at www.cradlestocrayons.org or visit www.elementsmontessori.com . Elements Montessori is located at 221 Summer Street in Duxbury.  Call 781-585-8222

Sunday February 12th, 2012:

Upcoming:

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About Rob Hakala

Since 2000, Rob has hosted The South Shore's Morning News on WATD.