What to do with the Kids: February 22nd – 24th

Weekend Events:
Ned Bangs from the Marshfield Recreation Department wants to remind us that the Marshfield Winter/Spring Community Brochure is available. For more information:

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 February 22nd, 2013:
Reserve your spot for “Bubbleology” (with Keith Johnson) at the South Shore Natural Science Center in Norwell today. There are two shows scheduled: 1:00pm and 2:30pm. Adults are $5, Children are $8 for members / $12 for non-members. Explore the secret world of bubbles with state of the art soap bubble sculptures – some are bigger than bathtubs others are fog-filled spinning geometric shapes, you’ll be roaring with laughter! Discover how to continue the experiments on your own at home. This event is recommended for ages 3 and up with an adult. Tickets limited, advanced purchase required. For more information, visit www.ssnsc.org

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 February 23rd, 2013:
Check out the “Feed the Animals” event today at 10:00am. Visit as the naturalists take time to stop and visit with all of the animals and give them what they need most – food! Learn what an iguana eats, what our turtles prefer and what our snakes need to survive. For more information, visit www.ssnsc.org or contact the South Shore Natural Science Center at 781-659-2559 or ssnsc@ssymca.org

Check out the “Meet an Animal” event today at 2pm. Join us for a chance to meet a different animal every week. Could be a turtle, could be a bullfrog, could be an owl. Whooo knows? The event is free with admission to the South Shore Natural Science Center. or more information, visit www.ssnsc.org or contact the South Shore Natural Science Center at 781-659-2559 or ssnsc@ssymca.org

Sunday February 24th, 2013:

The 25th Quincy Lunar New Year Festival is happening Sunday at North Quincy High School. It will open at 10:30 a.m. with a traditional Lion Dance followed by hours of entertainment, exhibits, activities and information for people of all backgrounds and cultures.

This year’s festival features a Family Area with crafts, games and physical activities for kids organized by the South Shore YMCA; a Cultural Area with painting, Beijing Opera costumes and a mahjong contest; a Green Area sponsored by State Street to educate visitors about the environment; and a Chinese Wishing Tree where people can ask for their dreams to come true. All of that accompanies a full day of traditional music, singing, dancing and martial arts exhibitions by talented performers from across the community and across the cultural world and a large food court featuring traditional foods.

This event is free! For more info visit www.quincyasianresources.org – please monitor the website for updates on weather cancellations.

If you have an event for families, email Rob at robhakala@959watd.com and we will post it on our website.



About Rob Hakala

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