What to do with the Kids: September 13th – 15th, 2013

Weekend Events:

The Paragon Carousel in Hull’s fall hours are in effect: Fridays from 4pm until Dusk. Saturday and Sunday hours are 11:00am to 5:00pm. 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 September 13, 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 14, 2013:
The North Community Church Rib Cookoff is going on today from 12pm-5pm. Tickets are $25 for adults, $7 for children. Food will include burgers, hot dogs, and of course ribs. The church is located on Old Main St in Marshfield Hills. Call 781-837-3784 for more details.

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.

Sunday September 15, 2013:     
Cars and Copters is returning to the Plymouth Municipal Airport for its 5th annual event to benefit The Jimmy Fund today.  The show drew over 1800 cars and 20 helicopters last year and will be even bigger and better this year with expanded space for thousands of cars.  Gates open at 9 am with a rain date of September 22, 2013.  There will be prize drawings, a golf ball drop and a $10 per car donation with all net proceeds going to The Jimmy Fund.  There will be food, drink, music and vendor displays as well. For the latest information please check www.carsandcopters.com or find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/CarsAndCopters

Check back here for upcoming events:

It’s the 37th Annual Corn Festival at the South Shore Natural Science Center in Norwell September 21st and 22nd from 10:00am to 5:00pm. This festival celebrates the natural and cultural heritage of New England…its foods, crafts and traditions centered on the fall harvest.  Old-fashioned highlights include traditional and colonial craft demonstrations, musical performers, craft activities, games and the Kernel’s Kitchen featuring our famous corn chowder!  Plus nature walks, animal demonstrations, hayrides and more. $10 for adults, $8 for children with discounts for SSNSC Members. For more info visit www.southshorenaturalsciencecenter.org

Don’t forget September 21st is Hull’s “Endless Summer”. Find out more at www.endlesssummerhull.com

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.