What To Do With The Kids: September 6 – September 8, 2013

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The Paragon Carousel in Hull’s fall hours are in effect: Ride the carousel Friday 4pm until dusk, Saturday and Sunday 11am until 5pm (weather depending). Last day of operations is Sunday, October 27 – it’s also the day of the annual Halloween Spooktacular Costume Party from noon until 3pm. 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 September 6, 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 info, visit www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org.

Saturday September 7, 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.

Head to the South Shore Conservatory in Hingham for their Family Arts Festival for performances, theater games, a drum and sing sing-a-long and an instrument petting zoo! The event is free and families are welcome to tour the facility and learn about the broad range of programs for kids of all ages. For more info visit sscmusic.org for more details. Event time: 10-11:30 a.m.

Ever been curious about Burial Hill cemetery and who carved the many gravestones in the cemetery in Plymouth? On Saturday at 1:00 p.m. you can take a free, guided tour of the cemetery and examine a range of gravestone art and learn about different carvers and their motifs during this one-hour guided tour with Dr. Donna Curtain. Meet at the main entrace by First Parish Church. For more information visit www.plymouthantiquariansociety.org.

Sunday September 8, 2013

It’s the 22nd Annual West Bridgewater Park Day! Live bands, hay rides, pony rides, puppet shows, birds of prey, a food court – what more could you want for a fun-filled family day! Head to War Memorial Park in West Bridgewater from 10am-5pm and be sure to check out the duck race too! For all the details and pictures search for West Bridgewater Park Day on Facebook!

Today is Grandparents Day! And Burtons Grill in Hingham at the Derby Street Shoppes wants to help you celebrate all day. For seniors age 65+ you will receive 50% off all entrees, dine in only and cannot be combines with other offers.

Everyone is welcome to visit the Hingham Public Library for the Grandparent’s edition of Big Ryan’s Tall Tales today at 1:30 p.m. Drop ins welcome and the program is free. Big Ryan has stories, songs, and jokes to celebrate family members of all ages; so grandparents, parents, children & babies are all invited to join us for this special multi-generational event!

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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