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Family Fun for the Week of 7/25 - 7/31
Boston Metro

Othello: Fr-ee Shakespeare on the Boston Common 2010 - Boston
It´s Shakespeare under the stars at the Parkman Bandstand on the Boston Common. Known as one of Shakespeare´s greatest tragedies, Othello is a story about the fall of a charismatic Moorish general through the betrayal of one of his most trusted soldiers.
Wednesday, Jul 28, 2010 - Sunday, Aug 15, 2010

One World Children's Events: Mary Baker Eddy Library - Boston
The Mary Baker Eddy Library hosts its annual 'One World' program for children with varying craft projects, multicultural performers, book giveaways, a poetry wall, and tours of the Mapparium.
Tuesdays from Jul 27, 2010 - Aug 10, 2010

Peter Cetera at the Hatch Shell - Boston
Oldies 103.3 has your ticket to the summer of 2010 with the Oldies 103.3 Fr-ee Summer Concert Series: A Boston tradition for over 20 years now. Up next: enjoy the music of Peter Cetera.
Saturday, Jul 31, 2010

The Creative Process: ICA Play Date - Boston
Learn how murals are created, try your hand at drawing, and step on our stage for workshops with Summer Stages Dance.
Saturday, Jul 31, 2010

Museum of Fine Arts Boston Fr-ee Community Day - Boston
From masterpieces by Vincent van Gogh to Japanese tattoo designs and contemporary photography, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, presents works from around the world as it hosts Community Day.
Friday, Jul 30, 2010

West End World Cup - Boston
Still craving soccer? The West End Community Center will be sponsoring the West End World Cup at the Teddy Ebersol Fields. This friendly, tournament style play is perfect for children 12 years and younger and their family members.
Thursday, Jul 29, 2010


North Suburbs

Lionheart Puppets presents The Reluctant Dragon - Medford
Lionheart Puppets presents “The Reluctant Dragon” by Kenneth Grahame. What happens when Harold, a young village boy, discovers a dragon in the mountains? Can Harold convince the villagers that the dragon just wants to be friends?
Thursday, Jul 29, 2010

Beverly Homecoming Days - Beverly
The annual Beverly Homecoming offers concerts, a carnival, contests, picnics, a lobster festival, flea markets, barbecues, arts shows, and fireworks
Friday, Jul 30, 2010 - Sunday, Aug 8, 2010

Summer Festival: Green Meadows Farm - Hamilton
Come on our for a fun afternoon full of great food, music and activities for kids.
Sunday, Aug 1, 2010

Lynn Beach Concerts: Red Rock Park - Lynn
The Friends of Lynn and Nahant Beach presents a series of summer concerts in July and August. All concerts are held at Red Rock Park on the beach at Lynn Shore Drive. Light refreshments available for purchase.
Thursday, Jul 15, 2010 - Thursday, Aug 19, 2010

The Magic of David Hall - Winchester
The Magic of David Hall is an exciting and engaging magic performance sure to keep all audiences in awe
Tuesday, Jul 27, 2010


South Suburbs

Circus Smirkus 2010 Big Top Tour - Sandwich
Come see Circus Smirkus the Vermont based, award-winning,international, traveling youth circus The award-winning international traveling youth circus performs high wire, juggling, trapeze, acrobatics, aerials, clowning and more.
Tuesday, Jul 27, 2010 - Wednesday, Jul 28, 2010

The Three Pigs - Cohasset
Since 1982, Kaleidoscope Children's Theatre has been delighting audiences throughout New England with their fresh, light-hearted take on traditional fairy tales. Full of music and laughter, colorful costumes and zany characters, these musicals keep the whole family entertained
Thursday, Jul 29, 2010

Kids Day at the Woods Hole Film Festival - Falmouth
“Singing Trooper” Dan Clark hosts two hours of world-class and award-winning animated shorts followed by fr-ee Ben & Jerry´s ice cream. Films include For a Fistful of Snow, The Happy Duckling, The Cow Who Wanted to Be a Hamburger The Legend of Ol' Goldieand more.
Sunday, Aug 1, 2010

A Pirate's Life for Me - Easton
Ahoy mateys Sail on over to The Children's Museum in Easton for some pirate fun. Join Cap'n Sully and First Mate Jenny McBoo for never before heard tales and songs of the briney deep. Don't forget to dress in ye best pirate garb
Thursday, Jul 29, 2010

Family Friendly Fridays - New Bedford
Hit the cobblestone streets of historic Downtown New Bedford for an afternoon packed with activities, museums and delicious foods at family-friendly restaurants.
Every Friday from Jul 9, 2010 - Aug 27, 2010

Hingham Shipyard's Family Fun at 5 - Hingham
The Hingham Shipyard will host two hours of kid´s activities and entertainment including: a petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, and kids´ concerts The events take place next to the mini golf and carousel, which are both open daily from noon to 8pm.
Every Saturday from Jul 24, 2010 - Aug 28, 2010


West Suburbs

Wilson Farm Annual Corn Festival - Lexington
Corn Fest. 2010 promises to be tractors full of fun for the whole family. Don´t be yellow, bring your friends and enjoy samplings of Wilson´s own delicious corn-on-the cob, freshly baked corn bread, corn chowder, kettle corn and more.
Saturday, Jul 31, 2010 - Sunday, Aug 1, 2010

Children's performance w/ Bonaparte the Magician - Newtonville
Fr-ee children's performances Tuesdays in Newton Centre featuring outstanding entertainers. This week features Bonaparte the Magician. Don't miss this outstanding show of magic and sophisticated silliness by one of new England's most popular entertainers. Fun for the whole family.
Tuesday, Jul 27, 2010

Margot Fox Free Family Concert/Food Pantry Collection - Arlington
Margot Fox will be 'Jammin for a Can' in a Free Family Picnic Concert in conjunction with a food collection for the Arlington Food Pantry. The Pantry is low on donations in the summer so bring a blanket, a picnic, and dancing feet along with a can (or a bag!) of non-perishables.
Wednesday, Jul 28, 2010

Folktales East & West - Watertown
City Stage presents Folktales East & West. City Stage performs Folktales from European, Chinese and Native American cultures. Performances are with two professional, adult actors and include lots of participation from audience volunteers. For children entering grades K-5.
Wednesday, Jul 28, 2010

Friday Night at DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum - Lincoln
Join the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum for a fun night of music, art making activities, and various performances from 5-9 pm. Bring a picnic, friends, and family to enjoy an evening of art and music on the lawn.
Friday Jul 30, 2010

Arlington Children's Theatre Presents Summer Musicals - Arlington
ACT presents 'Beauty and the Beast, Jr.', 'Once on this Island' and 'Rent' (school edition) at te Regent Theatre.
Saturday, Jul 31, 2010 - Sunday, Aug 8, 2010


Rhode Island

Newport Folk Festival - Rhode Island
Recognized worldwide, the Newport Folk Festival is a 2-day music event celebrating the rich musical talents of folk singers all over the globe.
Friday, Jul 30, 2010 - Saturday, Jul 31, 2010
 


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