What to do with the Kids: March 1st – 3rd

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 March 1st, 2013:
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 March 2nd, 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.

It’s the “Plimoth Plantation Annual Spring Clean-up Day” today from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Help make the museum SHINE for the 2013 season. Bring a friend or the family to this popular Plimoth Plantation tradition. Join Museum staff as you’ll help tackle everything from raking to painting to exhibit set-up and much more. For more information, call 508-746-1622 or visit www.plimoth.org . The raindate is Saturday March 9th.

How a walk? The Hanover Twilight Walking Tour is today at 5pm at the Stetson House Museum at 514 Hanover Street in Hanover. Did you know that the original town hall burned to the ground? What about an alleged ghost in the Congregational Church? This twilight walking tour will unearth stories of Hanover Center’s intriguing past. Tickets are $15 per person/$10 member. Buy it as package beforehand and save $5! The series ticket price is $40 per person/$25 Member if pre-registered. The Society can accept checks or cash only. Checks may be made out to the Hanover Historical Society and mailed to P.O. Box 156 in Hanover. Call the Historical Society Executive Director Rachel Lovett for reservations. Reservations line 781-829-4851. Find out more at www.hanoverhistoricalsociety.com

Sunday March 3rd, 2013:
Bring the whole family to the Maple Festival today at the South Shore Natural Science Center from 11am to 4pm. A sweet day is planned as you’ll have the opportunity to explore maple syrup history, culture and production. Enjoy the process from start to finish as you help tap the trees for sap and then watch how it is boiled into syrup. The day will include scheduled woodland walks for tapping, sweet treats and fun crafts and activites.$8 or $5 for members of the South Shore Natural Science Center. For more information, visit www.ssnsc.org or contact the South Shore Natural Science Center at 781-659-2559 or ssnsc@ssymca.org.


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