What do with the Kids: March 29th – 31st

Weekend Events:
Ned Bangs from the Marshfield Recreation Department wants to remind us that the Marshfield 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 29th, 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 30th, 2013:
Attention Marshfield Residents: Enjoy a fun-filled morning with your youngsters and a special visit from the Easter Bunny today at the Marshfield Recreation Department’s “Annual Easter Egg Hunt”. Bring your camera and your favorite basket to collect eggs. The event is open to all Marshfield children through age 5. $1 per participant. Register from 9:30 to 10:00am. Enter the coloring contest; take a photo with the Easter Bunny and enjoy pre egg hunt activities. The hunt will begin rain or shine shortly after 10:00am. Look for parking at 900 Ferry St. (The bottom of Coast Guard Hill). For more information, call 781-834-5543.

It’s opening weekend at the Paragon Carousel in Hull. Photos with the Easter Bunny today from 12noon to 3pm. $10 donation for one photo / 2 photos for $15. For more information, visit www.paragoncarousel.com

The South Shore Sharks Youth Rugby Club is holding a registration event today in the Community Room of the Hanson Public Library from 11am to 1pm. For info or to register, call 781-252-0283 or visit www.southshoresharks.com . The club is co-ed & NON-CONTACT! Cost: $55 per player, 2 for $90, 3 for $120! Practices are scheduled on Wednesdays (4-5:30) and Saturdays (10-11 a.m.) at the Lower Town Park in Whitman. First practice is April 10th!

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. 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.

Sunday March 31st, 2013:
It’s the annual “Easter Egg Dash” at the Paragon Carousel today at 12:30pm sharp! This is a FREE event. More than 1,000 filled eggs will be scattered on the lawn surrounding the carousel. Again the “Easter Egg Dash” starts at 12:30pm sharp! For more information, visit www.paragoncarousel.com

Check back here for upcoming events:

The 2nd annual South Shore International Festival will be held on Saturday April 6th from 12-5pm in This is a celebration of culture, education and diversity held in Downtown Hingham. The festival will feature native dancing and performances, exhibits, shopping, and foods from around the globe. Children can go from country to country to get special passports stamped to become a citizen of the world.


The First 100 children at the festival receive a free festival t-shirt when they pick up their passport to the travel the world!

Opening Show at the Hingham Community Center Su Escuela’s Silly Sally Balloon Show & Polynesian Dance

Followed by …

Jade Forest Chinese Martial Arts follow by demonstration

Sabaya Belly Dancers from The Ancient Art Studio

Ballet & Modern Dancers & Japanese Sword Fighters

Bugs, a Children’s Rock Band

Brazilian Berimbau

Nevin Irish Step Dancers & Ceili

FUN DRUM, a fun, hands on drumming opportunity

Su Escuela’s Silly Sally Magic Show

with special student musical performance

Color our World and make a World Flag with the Hingham Library

African Drumming with Drum Connection outside near Brewed Awakenings!

LIVE MUSIC ON CENTER STAGE in the Tunnel Cap Park behind the Snug

Peter Montgomery with Maura Young, Andrew Galdins Jr., Kevin Marshall, Andrew Malone, Mark Nigro, and Mike Levesque on drums

Hogan’s Goat Irish Band

Jim Armstrong & students

Aisling Gallery – DC Tattoos – Live Animals from South Shore Science Center – Safira Design Jewelry – Face Painting Children’s Games & Crafts

The International Festival is hosted by Su Escuela Language Academy and co-sponsored with the Downtown Hingham Association.

If you have an event for families coming up, let us know by e-mail at robhakala@959watd.com or send it to What To Do With The Kids c/o

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About Rob Hakala

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