What to do with the Kids: April 6th – 8th

Ongoing Activites:
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

Check out the fun events and activities at the Museum of Science in Boston.  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

Friday April 6th, 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
Saturday April 7th, 2012:

How about having lunch with the Easter Bunny today from 11am to 2pm. The event is held inside T.G.I. Fridays at Colony Place in Plymouth. Bring your own camera for Free photos and face painting too!. Bring a non-perishable item for the greater Plymouth Food Warehouse. For more information call 508-SHOP-ONE or visit www.colonyplace.com

The Book Shack at the Hanover Mall is having it’s Grand Opening today. There will be a ribbon cutting at 10am. The days events include a chance to win a basket of books, a mini cupcake giveaway and an Easter egg hunt, for toddlers and kids to age 12, from 1 to 2pm.

Photos with the Easter Bunny at the Paragon Carousel in Hull today from 12noon to 3pm. It’s opening day for the carousel which will be open from 11am to 4pm.  Help out the carousel with a donation of $10 for one photo, $15 for two. Visit www.paragoncarousel.com for more information.  

Sunday April 8th, 2012:
It’s the Easter Egg Dash at the Paragon Carousel in Hull today. Colored eggs full of candy are scattered all around the lawn that surrounds the carousel. How manyyou’re your basket hold? Remember, the Easter Egg Dash takes place at 12:30pm sharp. Visit www.paragoncarousel.com for more information.

Mass Audubon presents “Journey Through the Spring Sky” on Friday April 13th from 7:30 to 9:00pm. What do a backwards question mark, a kite, and an “ear of wheat” all have in common? Join us for a fireside journey through the night sky to learn the answer! Listen to tales about Leo the Lion, Bootes the Herdsman, and Virgo the Maiden. Find out how to identify these spring constellations and enjoy an evening under the stars with the family. $10; $7 for Mass Audubon members. For more information, visit www.massaudubon.org/southshore or contact Amy Quist at 781-837-9400 or aquist@massaudubon.org

Why not Toe “Jam-Out” at an Earth day Celebration on April 28th. Green Hanson in partnership with the Hanson Children’s Museum presents the 4th annual Earth Day Celebration where kids can participate in face painting, rock painting and bouncy houses while listening to the sounds of the Toe Jam Puppet Band.  This event will be held at Hanson Town Hall on April 28th from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. with a rain date of May 1st. For more information, please visit www.greenhanson.org    

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



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