What to do with the Kids: March 15th – 17th

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 15th, 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 16th, 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.

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.

Sunday March 17th, 2013: Happy St. Patrick’s Day!


The 34th annual St. Patrick’s Day parade in Abington will be held Sunday, March 17, starting at 1 p.m. in the town center.

The members of the Super Bowl-winning Abington High School football team will be the grand marshals. Among the marching bands scheduled to participate are the New Hampshire Pipe and Drum Corps, the Cosmo Legion Band and the Brockton Firefighters Pipe and Drum Corps. The parade will also include floats, plus marching bands from Abington, Whitman-Hanson and Silver Lake Regional high schools. An awards presentation will take place following the parade at the American Legion hall, 1027 Washington St. Prizes will be given for the best floats and honor/color guards. From St. Patrick’s Square, the parade route goes down Washington Street onto Adams Street, then right onto North Avenue and right onto Railroad Street, ending at New England Art. The reviewing stand will be in front of the Frolio Middle School, 1071 Washington St.


The annual Scituate St. Patrick’s Day parade begins at 1 p.m. on Sunday. The Parade begins at the Gates Middle School on First Parish Road. It continues by bearing right and continuing onto First Parish Road past the Scituate Fire Station. At Scituate Harbor the parade turns left onto Front Street and continues to Jericho Road where it turns right and ends at Hatherly Road by the Satuit Tavern. There are many pipes and drums band and big brass bands performing in the parade. For a complete list, and more information, visit weloveaparade.com!


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