What to do with the Kids: October 26th – 28th

Weekend Events:
Check out the South Shore Arts & Craft Festival Saturday October 27th and Sunday October 28th in Plymouth. The event features over 150 booths of American made Arts, Crafts, Food & Live Music! No Imports, No Sponsors, No Sales Reps. Just American Made Arts, Crafts, Food & Music! This is an Indoor Event – Held Rain, Snow or Shine at the South Shore Expo Center on Natalie Way in Plymouth.  The event runs Saturday from 10am to 5pm and Sunday from 10am to 4pm. Admission is $7 for adults. Under 12, it’s Free! For more information visit www.castleberryfairs.com

Check out the South Shore Model Railway Club Fall Show and Open House this weekend.  Saturday October 27th from 9:00am to 4:00pm.  Sunday October 28th from 10am to 4pm. The Club is located at 52 Bare Cove Park Drive in Hingham. The entrance to Bare Cove Park Drive is a 1/10 of a mile west of the South Shore Country Club across from the West Hingham “T” Station at 19 Fort Hill Street in Hingham.  In addition to the club’s operating layout, there will be dealer tables and demonstrations of model railroad construction.  Admission is $5 for adults. $3 for Senior’s (65+) and $3 for Children (5-12 with an adult). For more information, call 781-740-2000 or visit www.ssmrc.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 weekends: Fridays 4pm to dusk. Saturday and Sunday from 11am to dusk. Weather permitting. For more information, visit www.paragoncarousel.com

Look for the Fall Community Brochure. Sign up options – On-line, Mail In, or Walk In. The Recreation Department will offer programs for pre school, youth, teen and adults. Programs may include: Pre school enrichment classes, soccer, volleyball, badminton, basketball, archey and so much more!  Programs for all ages and interests!

Friday October 26th, 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 October 27th, 2012
Check out the 26th Annual Head of the Weir River Race in Hull today at 11:30am. An exceptionally exciting race and a great spectator event, featuring some of the region’s finest rowers. The best spectator views are from the bridge on George Washington Blvd. (10-20 min. after the start), at the tip of Hull’s Sunset Point, or at the Windmill Point Boathouse finish line. This is an Open Event, 5.5 miles out the Weir River estuary, across Hull Bay, to HLM’s Windmill Point Boathouse. For more information, call the Hull Lifesaving Museum at 781-925-5433 or visit www.lifesavingmuseum.org

Today, Saturday, will be an excellent day to Trick or Treat local businesses in Marshfield Center. It’s the 2nd Annual Trick-or-Treat in Marshfield Center event from 1:00 to 6:00pm. At 1:00pm, there will be a spooky storytime at the Ventress Memorial Library. At 2:00pm, it’s pumpkin carving at Dandelion Park. At 5:30pm, it’s the Costume Contest at the Community Playground. It’s a FREE Family Event! For a list of participating businesses go to www.facebook.com/trickortreatmarshfield

Sunday October 28th, 2012:

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About Rob Hakala

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