What to do with the Kids: April 27th – 29th

Don’t forget to check out Sara Eberle’s great family page at www.mommajam.com

Ongoing Activites:
Ned Bangs from the Marshfield Recreation Department wants to let all residents know that the Summer Community Brochure is now available.  There are programs for all ages and interests.  For example:
Boston Pops – May 23
Boston Red Sox – May 26

Legos, Fencing, Archery
Community Garden/Green House
Monthly Walks and more!


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

The Paragon Carousel is open on Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 5pm weather permitting.  Visit www.paragoncarousel.com

Friday April 27th, 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 28th, 2012:
Why not Toe “Jam-Out” at an Earth day Celebration today. 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 today from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. with a rain date of May 1st. For more information, please visit www.greenhanson.org

An Environment, conservation, gardening and out door recreation event will take place at the Brockton Main Library today from 10am to 4pm. This fun free day will include houseplant advice, a presentation by bird expert Bob Hurd, “books in Bloom” activities for kids and much more.  It is a great way to get into spring.  For more information, call 508-584-6919 or visit www.brocktonpubliclibrary.org

For those with older children, why not take in the Plymouth Phil Spring Pops Concert featuring singer Amanda Carr. The concert takes place at 8pm tonight at Memorial Hall in Plymouth.  Visit www.plymouthphil.org

Sunday April 29th, 2012:


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
The South Shore’s Morning News 130 Enterprise Drive Marshfield Ma. 02050



About Rob Hakala

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