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

Weekend Events:
Ned Bangs from the Marshfield Recreation Department wants to remind us that the 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 22nd, 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 23rd, 2013:
What do you know about Chickens? Check out “Backyard Chickens: Our Journey from Chick to Egg” at the South Shore Natural Science Center today from 1:30 to 2:30pm. Thinking about raising chickens? Last June two-day-old chicks arrived at the Science Center and now they’re tried and true egg-layers. Come hear their story, tour the coop, meet the chickens and learn all we’ve learned about the art of backyard fowl raising. 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.

Do you want to remember how the Seasons are shifting around you? Do you wish to be a Lewis and Clark Explorer of your town? Learn how Scientists are still recording nature observations on paper and how they need you to record the nature data in your town. Nationally recognized naturalist, author, artist, Clare Walker Leslie will show you simple ways- in both writing and drawing- how to set up an ongoing Nature Observation Notebook. No drawing skills needed. What to bring: a small notebook (lined or not), 2 pencils, 1 ball point pen and/or felt-tipped pen, colored pencils if you want. Binoculars, field guides optional. Suitable clothing for being outdoors, no matter the weather. This event is appropriate for children 8 years and older. For more information, visit www.ssnsc.org

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, 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. Visit www.ssnsc.org or contact the South Shore Natural Science Center at 781-659-2559.

The North Community Church Youth Group will hold a Hollywood in the “Hills” talent and variety show today at 3pm at the Church’s Parish House and Sanctuary on Old Main Street in Marshfield Hills. The event, which is open to the public, will include performances by all ages, for all ages from Pop Singles to Piano, from Classical Music, to Irish Step, Story Telling and more. Admission is just $5. The event begins at 3pm in the Parish House with a pre-show reception of appetizers and a silent auction. The show will start at 4pm in the Church Sanctuary with a post show bake sale and Raffle Drawing. Auction items original artwork, gift certificates to local businesses, jewelry, an autographed biography “Francona” and more. All proceeds from the show support the Youth Group Mission Trips, both locally and nation wide. Come enjoy the show, bid on some silent auction items, and possibly go home the winner of Red Sox tickets.

The Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra presents “The French Collection” tonight at 8 at Memorial Hall in Plymouth. The French Collection features DEBUSSY Festivals from Three Nocturnes, CHABRIER Suite Pastorale with the Bay Youth Symphony & BERLIOZ Fantastic Symphony. For more information, visit www.plymouthphil.org

Sunday March 24th, 2013:

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