What To Do With The Kids: August 10 – 12, 2012

Ongoing Activities

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.

Don’t forget to take a trip over to Hull and take a ride on the Paragon Carousel. The carousel is open Monday-Friday from 11am to 8pm and Saturday and Sundays from 11am to 9pm. For more information, visit www.paragoncarousel.com.

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 August 11, 2012

On Saturday, August 11 at the Hanover Mall, in honor or tax free weekend, South Coastal Bank will be handing out “Back to School” supplies to the first 200 children entering grades one through six from 10:00 -4:00 PM while supplies last. Each child will receive a draw string backpack, 2 notebooks, a folder, a ruler, crayola crayons, pencils, pens, a glue stick and a pencil case.  All compliments of South Coastal Bank, helping educate students!

Harborfest to Benefit MDA is happening on the Plymouth Waterfront/Water Street and features crafters, food concessions, hair cut-a-thon, jail & bail, Plymouth County Sheriffs Dept. ID, and much more. Live bands beginning at 12pm and the event runs until 4pm. For more information call 508.747.7727.

Family day on Duxbury beach! Spend the morning at the beach learning about the creatures that live there and their special adaptations. You’ll discover things with shells, you’ll learn where sand comes from and many more facts too. Meet at 9:30 am, the program runs until 11:30am and is brought to you by the Mass Audubon Society.

The Great Island at The Pinehills will be hosting Intergenerational  family fun day from 12pm-4pm. The day includes family friendly displays, exhibitors/vendors & demonstrations, games, face painting, balloon twisting, cotton candy & traditional BBQ. Held at the tents near the Sales Center and in the Model Homes. For more information call 508.224.4044.

Upcoming
The Marshfield Fair kicks off on Friday, August 17 and runs until Sunday, August 26. Family day is Sunday, August 19 and Kids day is Thursday, August 23 when kids 12 and under enter the fair for free! For more information visit marshfieldfair.org.

If you have an event for families coming up, send Lisa an email: Lisa@959watd.com or send it to What To Do With The Kids c/o The South Shore’s Morning New at 130 Enterprise Drive in Marshfield MA, 02050.

About Lisa Azizian

Lisa loves sitting by Rob’s side as his official Sidekick on The South Shore’s Morning News! Having spent two years co-producing and co-hosting South Shore Live on 95.9 WATD every Monday from 8:00 pm – 10:00