What to do with the kids: Friday August 29 – Sunday August 31

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Weekend Events:
Ned Bangs from the Marshfield Recreation Department says the summer community brochure is available. www.townofmarshfield.org/government-departments-recreation.htm.

How about a $1 during the summer on Tuesday or Wednesday? Check out the Regal Cinema in Kingston: www.regmovies.com/movies/summer-movie-express.

Been to the Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton? Let the Art Touch You! A variety of special exhibitions await your discovery. 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.  Visit www.mos.org.

Visit the New England Aquarium. For more information, call 617-973-5206 or visit www.neaq.org.

You can watch a free movie outdoors at the Hingham Shipyard each Thursday night this summer. For the complete schedule visit hinghamlaunch.com.

Thursdays at 6pm the Cohasset Rec department has free summer concerts at 6pm at the Cohasset Commons!

Don’t forget the Free Fun Fridays, every Friday, sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation! On Friday August 29 admission to the Buttonwood Park Zoo is free!


Friday August 29

Check out Tales from the Wild at the South Shore Natural Science Center! Children ages 3-5 will love joining the SSNSC for their stories about animals and nature – check it out from 10:30-11:00 am, no pre-registration is required, and the event is free with admission. For more information call (781)-659-2559.

How about a Farmer’s Market? Marshfield is holding their weekly summer farmer’s market at the Marshfield Fairgrounds from 2:00-6:00 pm. The event includes live music, kids crafts, and local food and artisan products from the area. For more info visit www.marshfieldfair.org/fm.htm.

Don’t forget something for the teens! Carousel Family Fun Center is holding a Teen Skate from 7-10 pm at their location in Whitman. No registration is necessary, just show up! Cost is $10 per person and $3 for skate rentals.


Saturday August 30

Make a beach mobile with teacher and naturalist Kathy Kay! Create your own fun mobile for your room or porch using shells and found objects. Find her at the East Side of Powder Point Bridge at Duxbury Beach from 9:30-11:00 am. Drop-ins are welcome, for more info on this free Mass Audubon sponsored event contact (781)-837-9400.

How about an Open Barnyard at Weir River Farm in Hingham? Introduce your children to some farm animals between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm. All are welcome, just feel free to drop in! Cost for non-members is $3, for more info call (781)-740-7233. Parking is at 140 Turkey Hill Lane in Hingham.

If you’re looking for a truly worthy cause, head to the Craft Fair & Fundraiser to Benefit Local Animal Rescue at the Whitman VFW. Head to Whitman for family fun including music, a bouncy house, face painting, food and more! Just show up, the cost is $10 per person donation and children under 12 are free! The event runs from 2:00 – 8:00 pm at 95 Essex St. Whitman.


Sunday August 31

Check out the Lady in Black story on Georges Island – join Park Rangers as they share this famous folklore tale of the ghost that haunts Fort Warren. They will share this story before leading the group through the dark tunnels of the fort. The event is designed for children ages 5-15 and runs from 2:15-2:45 pm. Take the park ferry to this program. The event is free but ferry fees apply.



About Lisa Azizian

Lisa loves sitting by Rob’s side as his official Sidekick on The South Shore’s Morning News!