Posted by JoAnn M. Drabble on 2/7/2018

  1. Explore-a-saurus at Boston Children's MuseumBoston, $$
    Fri, February 17, 2017  -  Wed, January 31, 2018   
    The dinosaurs are coming! Boston Children’s Museum’s first-ever hands-on dinosaur exhibit, Explore•a•Saurus, will introduce you to the clues that dinosaurs left behind, and how we use those clues to tell the stories of...

  2. Favorite Sledding Hills in the Boston AreaMassachusetts, Free
    Mon, January 1, 2018  -  Thu, March 1, 2018   
    Sample some of the top sledding choices in the Boston area. And hold on tight!

  3. Winter Camp 2018 - Free Skating at Frog Pond WeekBoston, Free
    Mon, February 19, 2018  -  Fri, February 23, 2018   
    Highland Street Foundation is pleased to announce Winter Camp 2017 which will include free ice skating on Boston Common's Frog Pond during February school vacation week (February 20-24).

  4. Newport Winter FestivalRhode Island, $
    Fri, February 16, 2018  -  Sun, February 25, 2018   
    Visit Newport, Rhode Island for a week of concerts, ice skating, performances, scenic train rides, tours, seal watch cruises, tastings, story times, and much more.

  5. Animal Adventures FebZOOary BreakBolton, $
    Fri, February 16, 2018  -  Mon, February 26, 2018   
    We will be doing different themed animal shows all day everyday at 11, 12, 1, 2 and 3 o'clock each day during vacation week. We will also be doing Zookeeper for a Day once again!
  6. Heritage Choral Pops Concert: Humor Us!Framingham, $
    Sun, February 11, 2018  -  Sun, February 11, 2018   
    Join us Sunday, February 11th, at 4:00pm for a hilarious celebration of songs with a comical twist will delight and enchant you. They'll have you smiling, chuckling, chortling, and maybe even laughing out loud!
  7. Presidents Day Soccer Clinic in NewtonNewton, $$
    Mon, February 19, 2018  -  Mon, February 19, 2018   
    No school? No problem! Join Super Soccer Stars for a Jr. Kick It Clinic on Presidents Day, Monday, February 19th, at the JCC in Newton!
  8. Presidents Day Soccer Clinic in CharlestownCharlestown, $
    Mon, February 19, 2018  -  Mon, February 19, 2018   
    No school? No problem! Join Super Soccer Stars for a Jr. Kick It Clinic on Presidents Day, Monday, February 19th, at St. John's Church in Charlestown!
  9. The Boston Festival of Films from JapanBoston, $$
    Thu, February 1, 2018  -  Wed, February 28, 2018   
    MFA Film is thrilled to present a vibrant new annual festival showcasing the very best recent films produced in Japan throughout the entire month of February.
  10. PJ Library Purim Paloooza Dance PartySharon, $$
    Thu, February 22, 2018  -  Thu, February 22, 2018   
    Join PJ Library and JCC South Area families for a special Purim dance party at the Sharon Community Center (219 Massapoag Avenue) in Sharon on Thursday, February 22 from 10am-12pm.
  11. Untold American Stories: February Vacation Week ProgramBoston, Free
    Tue, February 20, 2018  -  Fri, February 23, 2018   
    Join us for a fun-filled week of educational programming, as we explore inspirational tales of an African American inventor, a dancer, and a freedom fighter!
  12. Jazzy Valentine with Roy Scott Big BandFoxboro, $$
    Sat, February 10, 2018   
    On the Saturday before Valentine’s Day, Roy Scott Big Band will present their annual “Jazzy Valentine” dining and dancing concert in Foxboro on February 10.
  13. Public Book Group for Babies & ToddlersConcord, Free
    Sat, February 3, 2018  -  Sat, March 31, 2018   
    Come join CFN and CCC for a public book group for babies ages 0-24 months on 3 Saturdays in February and March. This book group is for babies and their parents or caregivers, and will feature a special guest each month providing tips on fostering a life-long love of...
  14. Agassiz Baldwin Annual Hip Hop FestivalCambridge, $
    Thu, February 22, 2018  -  Thu, February 22, 2018   
    Clap and dance along to an energetic show of hip hop dance and music performed by local professional and youth performers at our 22nd Annual Hip Hop Festival for Kids.
  15. Valentine's 'AMORE' Dinner & ConcertBoston, $$
    Sun, February 11, 2018  -  Sun, February 11, 2018   
    Always a NEMPAC favorite, we invite you to join us for a love-themed ‘Amore’ opera dinner and concert on Sunday, February 11th at 5:00 p.m.
  16. February Vacation Week at The Thoreau ClubConcord, $$
    Tue, February 20, 2018  -  Fri, February 23, 2018   
    Camp S'More vacation weeks at The Thoreau Club in Concord provide kids with a fun and safe vacation filled with adventure!All activities are designed to ensure campers will make friends and be active.
  17. Jazz in the Sanctuaty - South Shore, featuring Yoron IsraelBrockton, $
    Fri, February 16, 2018  -  Fri, February 16, 2018   
    Ronja Music Company, Proudly presents the concert series, “JAZZ IN THE SANCTUARY – SOUTH SHORE”. The first concert of the 2018 season will take place on Friday, February 16, 7:30PM, at Messiah Baptist Church, Brockton MA.
  18. PJ Library Road Trips: Gymfinity Sports AcademyStoughton, Free
    Thu, February 8, 2018  -  Thu, February 8, 2018   
    Join PJ Library Road Trips as we explore and discover local attractions and activities with JCC South Area families! Venture with us on Thursday, February 8 from 10-11:30am to Gymfinity Sports Academy in Stoughton.
  19. Groundhog DayEaston, $
    Fri, February 2, 2018  -  Fri, February 2, 2018   
    Come join us to celebrate Groundhog Day at the Children’s Museum in Easton on Friday, February 2 from 10am-2pm. Members join in for free!
  20. Jimmy Fund Snow ChallengeNew England, $$
    Sat, March 10, 2018  -  Sat, March 10, 2018   
    Jimmy Fund Snow Challenge on Saturday, February 10: Hit the slopes at Nashoba Valley Ski Area in Westford with the Jimmy Fund to help fight cancer!
  21. PJ Library Shabbat Pizza and PlayWatertown, $$
    Fri, February 2, 2018  -  Fri, February 2, 2018   
    Celebrate Shabbat with families living in your area at the Inside Playground (100 Parker Street) in Watertown on Friday, February 2 from 5:30-7:30pm. Meet new friends and reconnect with old.
  22. 2018 Lunar New Year FestivalQuincy, Free
    Sun, February 11, 2018  -  Sun, February 11, 2018   
    Please come to join us this year at the 30th Annual Lunar New Year Festival on Sunday, February 11th 2018 at North Quincy High School. The festival is free to the public. Come one, come all!
  23. New England Camp FairNewton, Free
    Sun, February 11, 2018  -  Sun, February 11, 2018   
    If you have a child attending camp this summer, you don't want to miss this free event. The New England Camp Fair will be held on February 11th from 11:30-2:30 at Bigelow Middle School.
  24. Peter and the Star Catcher by Westford Academy Theater ArtsWestford, $
    Fri, February 2, 2018  -  Sun, February 4, 2018   
    Westford Academy Theater Arts is proud to present Disney's madcap comedy, Peter and the Starcatcher, February 2nd & 3rd at 7PM and February 3rd & 4th at 2PM.
  25. February Vaca Play with ClaySomerville, $
    Tue, February 20, 2018  -  Tue, February 20, 2018   
    Join in on this February vacation clay workshop at Mudflat! Come with a project idea and our Mudflat teachers will help your kids build the project using coils, slabs, and pinch pots
  26. February Vacation Camp @ The Kid's Place 4 FunNeedham, $$
    Mon, February 19, 2018  -  Fri, February 23, 2018   
    Come with Friends or make new ones! 9:30-12:30 or 2pmPainting, games, crafts, dancing, lunch and more!Vacation Camp February 19-23 Register online, over the phone or in person781-444-2325www.kidsplace4fun.com
  27. February Vacation Mini ClinicConcord, $
    Tue, February 20, 2018  -  Fri, February 23, 2018   
    When school is out, soccer is in! Join Super Soccer Stars February 20th - 23rd for this special school vacation Mini Clinic! Mini Clinics are 2.5 hours of soccer and art activities for children aged 2.5 - 5!
  28. February Vacation Soccer Mini ClinicLexington, $
    Tue, February 20, 2018  -  Fri, February 23, 2018   
    When school is out, soccer is in! Join Super Soccer Stars February 20th - 23rd for this special school vacation Mini Clinic! Mini Clinics are 2.5 hours of soccer and art activities for children aged 2.5 - 5!
  29. Lexington Symphony Presents HeartStringsLexington, $$
    Sat, February 10, 2018  -  Sat, February 10, 2018   
    This February join Lexington Symphony for HeartStrings, a romantic evening of love stories set to music, from Bartok to Bernstein, led by acclaimed conductor Federico Cortese.
  30. PJ Library Presents Curious George 3: Back to the JungleNewton, $$
    Sun, February 4, 2018  -  Sun, February 4, 2018   
    Join us for a movie on the big screen in a relaxed, child-friendly setting at the Leventhal-Sidman Center (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton on Sunday, February 4 from 10-11:30am.
  31. February Vacation CampWinchester, $$
    Tue, February 20, 2018  -  Fri, February 23, 2018   
    Learn how to draw and explore in Virtual Reality, solve a design challenge in our wood shop, create your own enchanted electronics projects, and more! We hope you'll join us!
  32. Tanglewood Marionettes present CinderellaNewton, $
    Thu, February 22, 2018  -  Thu, February 22, 2018   
    Tanglewood Marionette presents Cinderella a marionette puppet show of the beloved tale for children and adults of all ages. Shows at 11:00 and 1:30 pm. $8.00 advance ticket price.
  33. Winter Open House at The Wolf SchoolSeekonk, Free
    Thu, February 8, 2018  -  Thu, February 8, 2018   
    Join us for our Winter Open House! The Wolf School will be having our Winter Open House on Thursday, February 8th from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
  34. Faneuil Hall Marketplace Presents Feb. School Vacation MovieBoston, Free
    Mon, February 19, 2018  -  Thu, February 22, 2018   
    From February 19 to February 22, there will be free movies starting at 6:30pm in the Lower Rotunda in the Quincy Market building. All movies are rated PG
  35. JCC All Camp FairNewton, Free
    Sun, February 4, 2018   
    JCC camps are for children in grades preschool. Meet the day and overnight camp directors and register for Summer 2018 at the Leventhal-Sidman Center in Newton on Sunday, February 4 from 2-4pm.
  36. Disney's Frozen: The Sing Along VersionArlington, $$
    Sat, February 17, 2018  -  Sat, February 25, 2017   
    A School Vacation Week Exclusive! The #1 All-Time Animated and Academy Award-Nominated Film on the Regent Theatre's Sig-Screen with Full Concert Sound!
  37. WinterfestLowell, Free
    Fri, February 23, 2018  -  Fri, February 23, 2018   
    On February 24-25 catch Lowell’s annual Winterfest weekend in downtown Lowell — featuring everything from outdoor amusement rides and free ice-skating to an all-you-can-eat chocolate festival.
  38. Preschool Open House @ Bright HorizonsNewton, Free
    Mon, January 29, 2018  -  Fri, February 2, 2018   
    Is Preschool on your family's horizon? Attend our Open House any time from January 29 to February 2 to find out what sets Bright Horizons apart from the rest.
  39. Boston Job Fair - February 5 - LIVE HIRING EVENT!Boston, $
    Mon, February 5, 2018  -  Mon, February 5, 2018   
    Open the doors of opportunity when you meet and interview with hiring managers at companies ranging from small local businesses clear on up to Fortune 500 corporations
  40. Fun in Nature: February Vacation Week at Broadmoor: Grades 2Natick, $$
    Tue, February 20, 2018  -  Fri, February 23, 2018   
    Join us for winter fun and exploration during vacation week! We'll search for the tracks of Broadmoor's winter creatures, learn how animals survive the winter, play games in the snow, drink hot chocolate, and more!
  41. February Vacation Adventure DaysTopsfield, $$
    Tue, February 20, 2018  -  Fri, February 23, 2018   
    For children in grades K through 5. Winter is an exciting time for outdoor discovery. We have put together four days of hands-on, awesome, age-appropriate activities to explore the natural world in winter.
  42. Kids in the KitchenDover, $
    Thu, February 22, 2018  -  Thu, February 22, 2018   
    Venture out during school vacation and spend the week with Powisset Cooks and Chef, Instructor and Cookbook author, Didi Emmons. On our final day of cooking camp, we focus on desserts.
  43. Kids in the KitchenDover, $
    Wed, February 21, 2018  -  Wed, February 21, 2018   
    Venture out during school vacation and spend the week with Powisset Cooks and Chef, Instructor and Cookbook author, Didi Emmons. Today we focus on warm soup and bread - perfect for a cold day!
  44. Kids in the KitchenDover, $
    Sun, February 20, 2028  -  Tue, February 20, 2018   
    Venture out during school vacation and spend the week with Powisset Cooks and Chef, Instructor and Cookbook author, Didi Emmons. The first class focuses on salad as a main course.
  45. February Vacation DaysMilton, $$
    Mon, February 19, 2018  -  Fri, February 23, 2018   
    Learn about wildlife in the winter! Children currently enrolled in grades K - 4 can stay at the Blue Hills Trailside Museum for one day, or for the entire week.
  46. MIT Museum Feb FestCambridge, Free
    Mon, February 19, 2018  -  Sat, February 24, 2018   
    Every year during the Massachusetts school vacation week in February, the MIT Museum celebrates National Engineers Week with engineering-specific activities, workshops, and afternoon demonstrations led by MIT students.
  47. Winterfest at ImagineCambridge, $
    Mon, December 25, 2017  -  Wed, January 31, 2018   
    Toboggan ride the slide, Skate across the floor, build a snowman, get some snowball target practice, enjoy stories, songs and crafts. Join Winterfest at Imagine for the finest family fun!
  48. Groundhog DayEaston, $
    Fri, February 2, 2018  -  Fri, February 2, 2018   
    Celebrate Groundhog Day at The Children’s Museum in Easton on Tuesday, February 2. Make their own Punxsutawney Phil puppet, go on a scavenger hunt and more.
  49. February Pancake BreakfastConcord, $
    Sat, February 3, 2018  -  Sat, February 3, 2018   
    Pancake Breakfast includes hot off the griddle pancakes, MA pure maple syrup, bacon or sausage, juice, milk or coffee all served in the heated greenhouse beside the farm stand.
  50. Lunar New Year Celebration at the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA)Boston, Free
    Sat, February 10, 2018   
    The MFA is celebrating the Year of the Dog with free admission on Saturday, February 4, 2018 from 10 am - 4:45 pm. Celebrate the Year of the Rooster and explore Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese traditions while enjoying activities, demonstrations, and performances...
  51. 17th Annual Lowell WinterFestLowell
    Sat, February 24, 2018  -  Sun, February 25, 2018   
    There is something for everyone - from local cuisine, to the famous Soup Bowl Competition, the National Human Dogsled Championship, and a breathtaking fireworks display.
  52. Snow Tubing at Nashoba ValleyWestford, $$
    Fri, January 5, 2018  -  Sun, March 25, 2018   
    Cruise the slopes of Nashoba Valley's Snow Tubing Park seven days and seven nights. Bring the family and enjoy one of the fastest-growing winter recreational activities.
  53. Fee Free National Parks DaysMassachusetts, Free
    Mon, January 15, 2018  -  Sun, November 11, 2018   
    One of five Fee Free days/periods at National Parks, Forests & Wildlife refuges. Enjoy free admission to several Massachusetts parks today.
  54. Commerford Kid's Fun Fair & Traveling Zoo3 Locations, $$
    Sat, February 3, 2018  -  Sun, February 4, 2018   
    Commerford Zoo' kids fun fairs are a fun, friendly, and safe place to bring your family. Enjoy rides, games, and a unique chance to interact with exotic animals.
  55. MIT Museum Feb FestCambridge, Free
    Mon, February 19, 2018  -  Sat, February 24, 2018   
    Every year during the Massachusetts school vacation week in February, the MIT Museum celebrates National Engineers Week with engineering-specific activities, workshops, and afternoon demonstrations led by MIT students.
  56. Celebrate! Bright Star Touring Theatre - Upcycled CinderellaBoston, Free
    Tue, April 17, 2018   
    The story of Cinderella is brought to life using household items, recycled objects and physicalcomedy. Hilarious characters activate the imagination while encouraging teamwork, friendship and creativity.
  57. Disney's Frozen: The Sing Along VersionArlington, $$
    Sat, February 17, 2018  -  Sat, February 25, 2017   
    A School Vacation Week Exclusive! The #1 All-Time Animated and Academy Award-Nominated Film on the Regent Theatre's Sig-Screen with Full Concert Sound!
  58. LEGO® Maritime FestivalBoston, $
    Sat, February 17, 2018  -  Sat, February 24, 2018   
    Inspired by the different ship designs on display in Masters of Miniature, head to the USS Constitution Museum to build your own ship with LEGO® and DUPLO® Bricks!
  59. Guard Up Winter Break AdventureBurlington, $
    Mon, February 19, 2018  -  Fri, February 23, 2018   
    Full Day Adventures from 9am - 3pm. Extended Day option available from 8:30am-5pm. For more information visit www.guardup.com. Pre-registration required at www.guardup.com/campreg or call (781) 270-4800.
  60. February Vacation DaysMilton, $$
    Mon, February 19, 2018  -  Fri, February 23, 2018   
    Learn about wildlife in the winter! Children currently enrolled in grades K - 4 can stay at the Blue Hills Trailside Museum for one day, or for the entire week.
  61. President's Day Magic Show @ Jam Time!Norwood, $
    Mon, February 19, 2018  -  Mon, February 19, 2018   
    Get ready for a magical morning at Jam Time! A 10am magic show is sure to dazzle and thrill you with favorite magic tricks and illusions!
  62. February Vacation Adventure DaysTopsfield, $$
    Tue, February 20, 2018  -  Fri, February 23, 2018   
    For children in grades K through 5. Winter is an exciting time for outdoor discovery. We have put together four days of hands-on, awesome, age-appropriate activities to explore the natural world in winter.
  63. February Vacation CampWinchester, $$
    Tue, February 20, 2018  -  Fri, February 23, 2018   
    Learn how to draw and explore in Virtual Reality, solve a design challenge in our wood shop, create your own enchanted electronics projects, and more! We hope you'll join us!
  64. February Vacation Week at The Thoreau ClubConcord, $$
    Tue, February 20, 2018  -  Fri, February 23, 2018   
    Camp S'More vacation weeks at The Thoreau Club in Concord provide kids with a fun and safe vacation filled with adventure!All activities are designed to ensure campers will make friends and be active.
  65. Untold American Stories: February Vacation Week ProgramBoston, Free
    Tue, February 20, 2018  -  Fri, February 23, 2018   
    Join us for a fun-filled week of educational programming, as we explore inspirational tales of an African American inventor, a dancer, and a freedom fighter!





JoAnn M. Drabble