what to do with the kids this weekend: March 10-12, 2017


Don’t forget to check out your local library for great programs for kids of all ages, every day of the week!


Saturday and Sunday head to the South Shore Model Railway Club & Museum at Bare Cove Park in Hingham for the model railroad show & open house! Saturday the event runs from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The Train Club will host the clubs permanent layout with visiting layouts from other clubs, white elephant table, demonstration clinics, rail movies, club car sales and club shirts and other apparel for sale. There will be food service and train dealer tables too. The parking is free and admission tickets are good for both days. The cost is $5 for adults, kids 5-12 with an adult $3, seniors 65+ $3 and kids 4 and under are free. http://www.ssmrc.org/springshow.aspx


Saturday, March 11, 2017:

It’s another Saturday adventure with the North River Wildlife Sanctuary’s South Shore Explorations program. Today’s destination is Moose Hill in Sharon. You’ll meet at the sanctuary by 9:00 a.m. and take a van to Moose Hill, Mass Audubon’s oldest Wildlife Sanctuary. Plan for a moderate hike to the bluffs to soak in the amazing panoramic views – bring a picnic! This program is appropriate for all ages and the cost is $18 for adult members, $22 for adult non-members, $14 for member children and $17 for children non-members. Registration is required for this event and you can register by calling 781.837.9400.  http://www.massaudubon.org/get-outdoors/program-catalog#program:program_code=50865



The South Shore Community Action Council is hosting an Early Childhood Fair at Laura’s Center for the Arts at the South Shore YMCA’s Hanover branch from 10:00 a.m. – noon. This is a free event for all families with young children. Crafts, activities, and Big Ryan’s Tall Tales are part of the day. You can also find information on child care programs, community resources and information for parents, snacks, raffles and books. http://sscac.org/cfce/events.html


Sunday, March 12, 2017:

It’s Maple Day at the South Shore Natural Science Center in Norwell! Drop in anytime from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and join the team as they explore maple history, culture and production. Enjoy the process from start to finish as you help tap the trees for sap and then watch how it is boiled into syrup! The day will include scheduled woodland walks for tree tapping, sweet treats, fun crafts and lots of hands-on activities! The fee is $5 for members, and $8 for non members. http://southshorenaturalsciencecenter.org/event/maple-day-3/


Been to the Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton? Children under 12 are admitted for free and everyone is admitted for free Thursdays from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.  www.fullercraft.org 

The Children’s Museum in Boston costs $1 to enter Fridays from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.!

Check out the fun events & activities at the Boston Museum of Science: www.mos.org.

Visit the New England Aquarium: www.neaq.org.





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