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FINAL WEEK! Friday Flicks at the Hatch Shell - Boston
Fr-ee Friday Flicks are classic & popular, family-oriented movies shown each Friday night throughout the summer at the DCR Hatch Shell on the Esplanade for at no cost for over 25 years. This week: Up
Every Friday from Jun 18, 2010 - Aug 27, 2010

Saint Anthony's Feast - Boston
The St. Anthony's Feast in the North End of Boston is celebrated each year on the last weekend in August. Enjoy parades, live music, delicious food and a festive decorated atmosphere.
Friday, Aug 27, 2010 - Sunday, Aug 29, 2010

ICA Play Date: Captivating Portraits - Boston
See Charles LeDray´s unusual and amazing works, crafted carefully by hand, then step into the Bank of America Art Lab to create individual or family portraits.
Saturday, Aug 28, 2010

The Big Hammock - on the Greenway - Boston
BIG things are happening on the Greenway this week. The Big Hammock, brainchild of architect Hansy Better, has officially arrived on the Greenway. BIG Enough for Papi? Come see....
Monday, Aug 16, 2010 - Saturday, Sep 4, 2010


North Suburbs

Wenham Museum Family Festival and Craft Fair - Wenham
Enjoy 60+ juried artisans, children's games, crafts and a sing-a-long. Meet children's author and illustrator Susan Gaylord, fly in a bouncy house and bring your best loved doll to the doll clinic for a check up & ID. Kids decorate their bike or wagon for the museum's Transportation Station parade at 10am.
Saturday, Aug 28, 2010

Antique & Classic Boat Festival - Salem
Elegant yachts from yesteryear will sail into Salem Harbor this weekend. Mostly wood and privately owned, vessels range from skiffs and dories to sleek mahogany runabouts and cabin cruisers to all manner of sailboats.
Saturday, Aug 28, 2010 - Sunday, Aug 29, 2010

Hoedown 2010 at Smolak Farms - North Andover
Guests can look forward to everything from BBQ stations, chef demos, a pig roast, live bluegrass music, a 3-legged race, hayrides, a dunk tank, an old fashioned store, line dancing lessons and more.
Sunday, Aug 29, 2010

Annual Essex Music Festival - Essex
Folk, bluegrass, blues, ragtime, maritime and country music will transport you at the Essex Music Festival Enjoy a collection of the area’s finest acoustic performers in a family oriented venue, on the water.
Saturday, Aug 28, 2010


West Suburbs

Game Day: National Heritage Museum - Lexington
The National Heritage Museum invites yoou to bring family and friends to enjoy classic board games and see historic toys and games in our galleries.
Wednesday, Aug 25, 2010

Flicks on the Field - Cloudy w/ a Chance of Meatballs - Needham
Parent Talk invites you to a fr-ee showing of Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs on Aug 28th (rain date Aug 29). Enjoy live music with Stacey Peasley first at 7:00pm. Movie starts at 7:35pm.
Saturday, Aug 28, 2010

Monday Movie Magic:  Annie - Watertown
Presented by arsenalARTS and the Watertown Children´s Theatre, this series is more than just seeing a movie – it´s an interactive experience for the entire family. Be sure to arrive early for pre-show fun, including sing-a-longs and costume parades.
Monday, Aug 23, 2010


South Suburbs

Downtown Plymouth Waterfront festival - Plymouth
Enjoy over 100 local artisans and crafters, Duck Races in Brewster Gardens, the 5th annual Motor Head's Cruise In Car Show, Food Vendors, Festival Carnival & 2 stages of live entertainment.
Saturday, Aug 28, 2010

Toe Jam Super Summer Send-off - New Bedford
Celebrate the end of summer with the Toe Jam Puppet Band. Bring blankets or lawn chairs and come sing, dance, and play the evening away on the Elephant Lawn at Buttonwood Park Zoo.
Saturday, Aug 28, 2010

Sundays in the Park: Blue Hills Reservation - Milton
On summer Sundays, the Blue Hills Reservation's Chickatawbut & Wompatuck Roads are open exclusively to road bicycles, walkers, and quiet recreation.
Sunday, Aug 29, 2010

Marshfield Fair - Marshfield
This year's fair offers great family entertainment with hundreds of farm animals, daily fr-ee shows, fr-ee grandstand attractions, arts & crafts, 4 H & Agricultural exhibits, horticultural displays & much more.
Friday, Aug 20, 2010 - Sunday, Aug 29, 2010


Rhode Island

Waterfire Providence - Rhode Island
WaterFire centers on a series of 100 bonfires that blaze just above the surface of the three rivers that pass through the middle of downtown Providence.
Saturday, Aug 8, 2010

Newport Arts Festival - Rhode Island
Browse through a colorful marketplace on Newport´s scenic waterfront. Enjoy live music and activities to inspire young imaginations, and a delicious food café.
Saturday, Aug 28, 2010 - Sunday, Aug 29, 2010

Family Climbing Event: Lincoln Woods - Rhode Island
Spend the day or stop by for a little while. Bring a picnic lunch and chairs. Hike, walk, paddle, climb, swim, run, or fish.
Sunday, Aug 29, 2010
 


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