What to do with the Kids: May 25th – 28th

Here’s to a happy and safe long Memorial Day Weekend.
So, what’s going on around the South Shore?

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.  http://www.townofmarshfield.org/government-departments-recreation-brochures-documents.htm

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 in Hull will be open Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 5pm. Visit www.paragoncarousel.com for more information.

Friday May 25th, 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 May 26th, 2012:
It’s the “Opening of the Bay” family day today from 11am to 3pm at the Duxbury Bay Maritime School. The day will feature great entertainment, vendors—and back by popular demand, Bouncy Houses and a Dunk Tank! Tour the Schooner Providence. Enjoy Face Painting, live music, balloon and GIANT bubble making man and more! Admission is free and tickets can be purchased for food, ship tours and children’s activities and raffles. For more information, visit www.dbms.org

It’s the “Spring Planting Moon Pow-Wow” today at the Marshfield Fairgrounds. Watch traditional basketmaking and fingerweaving. Enjoy drumming, singing and Eastern social dances. Participate in craftmaking, storytelling, Native games, and taste buffalo burgers, corn soup, fry bread, and other Native foods. There’ll be jewelry, arts, and crafts for sale and much more at this  family-friendly event. Gates open from 11AM to 6 PM each day. Adult admission is $5.00; Children  ages 4 to 12: $2.00; and children 3 and under: FREE. For more information, call us at 617-642-1683.

The North River Arts Society’s 36th annual Festival of the arts is this weekend in Marshfield. On Saturday the event runs 11am-5pm and on Sunday the event runs 12pm-5pm. At the festival you’ll see art, street entertainers, theater performances, poetry readings and music for the whole family. For more information check out www.northriverarts.org.

Sunday May 27th, 2012:
It’s the “Spring Planting Moon Pow-Wow” today at the Marshfield Fairgrounds. Watch traditional basketmaking and fingerweaving. Enjoy drumming, singing and Eastern social dances. Participate in craftmaking, storytelling, Native games, and taste buffalo burgers, corn soup, fry bread, and other Native foods. There’ll be jewelry, arts, and crafts for sale and much more at this  family-friendly event. Gates open from 11AM to 6 PM each day. Adult admission is $5.00; Children  ages 4 to 12: $2.00; and children 3 and under: FREE. For more information, call us at 617-642-1683.

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