What to do with the Kids: April 19th – 21st

Weekend Events:
Here are some things to do with the Kids as you wrap up vacation week:

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 April 19th, 2013:
April Kids Week at Pilgrim Hall Museum in Plymouth wraps up today April 19th. Nature programs at 2:00pm with LIVE animals! Treasure Hunts all day long. Kids and grandkids under 18 admitted FREE all day long. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors. Plymouth residents and museum members are free. The Pilgrim Hall Museum is located at 75 Court Street in Plymouth. For more information, log onto www.pilgrimhallmuseum.org or call 508-746-1620.

”April Vacation Week is Fishy” is the them for this year’s April vacation programs at Plimoth Plantation. In the 17th century, fish were important as both food and fertilizer. Come celebrate New England’s fishy heritage with fishy crafts, activities, workshops and talks. Activities will run throughout the day. Most are free with admission, although some will have a small materials fee. Please check the full calendar at www.plimoth.org for more information or call 508-746-1622.

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 April 20th, 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. 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 April 21st, 2013:

Check back here for upcoming events:

Earth Day is officially in April, but at Soule Homestead Education Center in Middleboro, the event will be held rain or shine on Saturday, May 11th. There will be activities and programs on a wide variety of practices pertaining primarily to sheep farming, shearing, and the processing of wool. Ongoing demonstrations will include spinning, weaving, rug hooking and rug braiding. Activities especially for children are washing fleece, carding, spinning and felting wool, along with making crafts using wool and recycled materials. The day will also include a variety of handcrafts made by local artisans and locally grown perennial plants for sale. Hot dogs and refreshments will be available. Admission is $5 per adult; $2 per child (under 12 years); children under 3 free. Soule Homestead is located at 46 Soule Street in Middleboro. Call 508-947-6744 or browse the website www.soulehomestead.org for more information.

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