What to do with the Kids: March 8th – 10th

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

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 8th, 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 9th, 2013:
Check out the “Build a Bird Nest Box” event today from 10:30am until 12noon at the North River Wildlife Sanctuary in Marshfield. Join the staff at Mass Audubon in building a nest box to help the South Shore feathered friends prepare for the busy nesting season. Learn about tree swallows, house wrens, and other cavity-nesting birds. Find out how easy it is to raise your own mealworms, a favorite food of blue birds, and take home a mealworm starter kit! (Fee includes supplies for one nest box and one mealworm start-up kit. Additional kits may be purchased on day of program). The cost of the event for adults is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. There is no fee for children.

Check out “Whale Day” at the South Shore Natural Science Center in Norwell today from 10 to 11am. Join the staff of Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary as they take us inside the life of a whale living right off our coast. Adventures will include Eating Like a Whale, How Long is a Whale and Blubber Glove. The event is free with admission to 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.

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.

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.

The Scituate chamber of commerce and the Saint Patrick’s Day parade community are hosting a Kids day in Scituate today from 1-5pm at the Harbor Community Building (the old pier 44). This will be a super fun day for l kids and their parents as well. Money raised will benefit the 2013 Scituate St. Patrick Day’s parade. “Kid’s Day” is an event not to be missed. Here are some of the events: Big Ryan Tall Tales from 1:30-2:30. The Rainforest Reptile Show from 2:45-3:45. The Toe Jam Puppet Band from 4:00-5:00. Face painting all afternoon plus light refreshments available. Tickets are $10 per person up for family of 4 and then each additional person is $5.00.

Sunday March 10th, 2013:
The Plymouth Philharmonic presents a family concert at 3:00pm today at Memorial Hall in Plymouth. Come early for a Hands-on Instrument Demonstration at 2pm! Steven Karidoyanes conducts the Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra. Joining the orchestra are the 100-plus voices of the Plymouth Children’s Chorus, Kathy McMinn director, performing a spirited medley of Irving Berlin songs titled From Rags to Ritz, as well as Howard Blake’s Walking in the Air from the British animated film, “The Snowman.” The winner of the South Shore Conservatory youth concerto competition, 18-year-old Zachary West of Plymouth, is featured in music from Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto. The program also includes music that is a favorite of conductor Karidoyanes, the exciting Carnival Overture by the popular Czech composer, Antonín Dvořák. This event is part of the national food drive, Orchestras Feeding America. Audience members are encouraged to bring and contribute non-perishable food items to benefit the Food Warehouse of Greater Plymouth. For more information, visit www.plymouthphil.org or call 508-746-8008.

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