What to do with the Kids: May 10th – 12th 2013

Weekend Events:
Check out the Paragon Carousel in Hull which is open weekends from 11am to 5pm (weather permitting). For more information, visit www.paragoncarousel.com

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 May 10th, 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 May 11th, 2013:
Earth Day is officially in April, but at Soule Homestead Education Center in Middleboro, the event will be held rain or shine today. 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.

Head to Plymouth for the County Farm Spring Fling today from 10am to 1pm rain or shine. Kids arts & crafts, bird houses, petting zoo, New England Wildlife Reptile Show, woodcarving exhibit, and fingerprinting for kids. The Sheriff invites everyone to spend a day visiting the farm.  More than 75,000 grasses, herbs, and vegetables to purchase just in time for Mother’s Day. The Plymouth County Farm & Horticulture Center is located at 24 Obery Street in Plymouth.

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 May 12th, 2013:

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