what to do with the kids this weekend: Friday, March 30 – Sunday, April 1, 2018

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Head to the Winslow Farm Animal Sanctuary in Norton for their annual Easter Egg hunt March 31 and April 1! The annual fundraiser hunt is a favorite of all ages. Kids can run or meander through the tall pines of the beautiful nature trail and find colorful eggs at their own pace. Before or after the hunt you can tour the sanctuary and meet all of the wonderful animals, or simply sit by a cozy campfire and chat. Grab your Easter basket and bunny hop over to Winslow Farm for this special event! Adult admission is $10 and children 2 and older, $5.

 

Easter Egg Hunts

Saturday, March 31:

Camp Clark at the Old Colony YMCA, Plymouth 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Raynham Park and Rec at Bettencourt Field 10:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m.

Egg Hunt and Luncheon at the East Bridgewater Commercial Club – 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. $5 adults/$3 kids

 

Saturday, March 31, 2018:

The Paragon Carousel is open for the season today, from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.! The first ride, at 11:15 a.m. is FREE! Then a special friend visits – there will be photos with the Easter Bunny from noon until 3:00 p.m.! On Sunday the carousel will open at 11:00 a.m. and you can join the fun for our annual Easter egg drop at 12:30 p.m. sharp! There will also be cookie decorating as well as a coloring and crafting corner both days, too. The Carousel will be open every weekend after Easter from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  http://www.paragoncarousel.com/20187-calendar/

 

It’s time for the Spring Egg-stravaganza at the South Shore Natural Science Center in Norwell at 10:00 a.m. and again at 1:00 p.m. This program is for all ages and the cost is $10 for member kids and $13 for non-member kids (adults are free). Rabbits, chickens and eggs are a sure sign of spring. You’ll learn how to decorate eggs with natural dyes, enjoy an egg hunt and search for clues that spring is near! Space is limited and you can call 781.659.2559 for tickets. http://southshorenaturalsciencecenter.org/event/spring-eggstravaganza-10am/

 

The Marshfield Recreation Department is hosting an Easter Egg hunt today at 10:00 a.m. at Coast Guard Hill (900 Ferry Street). Kids age 7 and under are allowed to participate – it’s free! Bring the whole family to see the Easter bunny and have a fun time!

 

Head to Easton for the Easter Egg Hunt at The Spring today from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.! This free event at Simpson Spring is a great opportunity to get children out running around with the Easter bunny to get into the Easter Spirit.

 

Keep your reading skills sharp by reading to Salty, the newest member of the Hingham Library’s Reading Therapy Dog team. Salty is an adorable 13 year old Chihuahua who is available today and select Saturdays for 15 minute listening sessions from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Please call the Children’s and Young Adult Department to register for your preferred sitting time. Great for kids ages 4 and older. Call 781.741.1405 x1403.

 

Twice in a blue moon! In 2018 there will be two months (January and March) with a Blue Moon…a phenomenon not to happen again until 2037! During a night walk from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary in Sharon, you will call for owls, try a solo walk, test night vision, search the skies for constellations, listen for nighttime sounds and experience the full moon! You will explore most of the time without flashlights, but feel free to bring one for the hike. This program is designed for adults and families with kids that are age 6 and older. Please call to reserve your spot today. The cost is $6 for member adults and kids, and $9 for non-member adults and kids. Call 781.784.5691. Details HERE.

 

Sunday, April 1, 2018: Happy Easter!

 

Ongoing Ideas 

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. Admission is free for Brockton residents! www.fullercraft.org 

 

The Children’s Museum in Boston costs $1 to enter Fridays from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.! Current exhibits include Explore-a-Saurus where you can assume the role of scientist and explore the evidence, the science and the features that make dinosaurs so compelling. You can touch and measure a fossil footprint and learn what clues it gives about a dinosaur’s size. You can manipulate a full-size model and learn how they moved and rearrange bone puzzles to learn about dinosaur anatomy. Learn more HERE. http://www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org/exhibits-programs/exhibits/explore%E2%80%A2a%E2%80%A2saurus  

 

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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