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Family Fun for the Week of 8/1 - 8/7

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Boston Landmarks Orchestra Festival at the Shell - Boston
Every Wednesday night at 7:00pm enjoy fr-ee concerts with the Boston Landmarks Orchestra at the Hatch Shell on the Esplanade.
Wednesday August 4, 2010

Outdoor Movies at Pope John Paul II Park - Dorchester
Fr-ee Outdoor Family Movies Just add friends and popcorn As part of its Neponset River Greenway Festival, Pope John Paul II Park is transformed into an outdoor movie theater Thursdays thru August.
Every Thursday from Jul 8, 2010 - Aug 26, 2010

Families Connect at the BCA - South End
A fr-ee family event for kids five years old and up and their parents exploring the art work of Richard Bertman at the Mills Gallery at Boston Center for the Arts.
Saturday, Aug 7, 2010

The Waterfront Performing Arts Series - Boston
This year's program features a mix of artistic genres including opera, American standards, jazz, Celtic music and a theatrical performance.
Every Tuesday from Aug 3, 2010 - Aug 24, 2010


North Suburbs

Crane Beach Sandblast - Ipswich
Sand Castlers take to the beach Bring the whole family for some sand-sculpting fun. Visitors may see giant vegetables, whimsical junk food, and more with this year´s theme of You Are What You Eat. Enjoy family activities & live music.
Saturday, Aug 7, 2010



the young company: Summer Shows 2010 - Stoneham
Enjoy up to 7 fantastic performances by the troupe of the Stoneham Theatre's young co. during their annual Summer Show Festival. Shows include: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Annie Get Your Gun, Footloose, Columbinus, Crazy for You, Bat Boy: The Musical.
Fri, Sat, Sun from Aug 6, 2010 - Aug 15, 2010

Scott Kepnes presents 'Keepin' It Green' Concert - Medford
Scott Kepnes presents “Keepin´ It Green”, a musical celebration of our planet, an eco-friendly sing-along, clap-along, planet boogie, dance-along
Thursday, Aug 5, 2010

Circus Smirkus 2010 Big Top Tour - Revere
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.
Sunday, Aug 8, 2010 - Monday, Aug 9, 2010

Newburyport Waterfront Movie Series - Newburyport
What could be better than watching a movie outside on Waterfront Park on a warm summer night? Bring your picnic dinner first, and then enjoy the movie at sunset.
Every Wednesday from Aug 4, 2010 - Aug 18, 2010

Salem Maritime Festival - Salem
Hosted by the National Park Service on the historic wharves at Salem, the Salem Maritime Festival is a celebration of “Ships, Sawdust, Sailors & Song. Enjoy an exciting array of family fun festivities, harbor cruises, kayak trips, face-painting, wagon rides, kite-flying, model boat races and more.
Saturday, Aug 7, 2010


South Suburbs

Blueberry Festival: Green Briar Nature Center - Sandwich
Celebrate the native blueberry during the height of the season at Green Briar Nature Center & Jam Kitchen. Enjoy a special blueberry dessert in the historic 1903 Jam Kitchen.
Saturday, Aug 7, 2010




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Snow White: South Shore Music Circus - Cohasset
Amazing things happen when Snow White finds the little cottage in the woods.....come along as Snow White discovers that true love is the most potent magic of all When the music gets going, the audience claps along.
Thursday, Aug 5, 2010

'Wheels for Avery' Family Fun Day - Easton
Games, Prize, Crafts, Silent Auction, Live Music, Moon Walk, Reptile Petting Zoo, Food & So Much More FUN Help support the The Austin Family as they care for their son Avery who has severe special needs.
Saturday, Aug 7, 2010

Family Fun at the Beach - Quincy
Family Fun at the Beach is a fr-ee family event for the entire community. This event will include inflatables, games, prizes, live music, volleyball, a sandcastle building competition.
Saturday, Aug 7, 2010

Pulling Strings - Easton
Pop on over to The Children´s Museum in Easton for a day filled with magic and puppet fun At 11:00 AM get ready to be dazzled by Shawn Mullins as he performs his magnificent magic show filled with all kinds of tricks that will be sure to amaze you.
Thursday, Aug 5, 2010

Hingham Shipyard Craft Fair Launch - Hingham
Hingham Shipyard Craft Fair is a one day event featuring local artists and vendors displaying and selling hand-made items.
Saturday, Aug 7, 2010


West Suburbs

Mass Marketplace Festival - Wellesley
New England farmers, specialty food producers, and artisans offer homemade crafts, soaps, baked goods, popcorn, teas, herbs, fine art, and annual plants. Vendors located throughout Massachusetts and New England will be available for sampling and purchase.
Saturday, Aug 7, 2010

Ben Rudnick and Friends at the Robbins Library - Arlington
Bending musical styles from country to bluegrass, rock to second-line New Orleans, their original songs and fun takes on familiar tunes make you sing, make you dance and make you happy. Join the fun
Thursday, Aug 5, 2010

Enchanted Animals Petting Zoo - Acton
Pony rides and a petting zoo will entertain your children this summer Bring your children for an amazing fr-ee animal experience. Geared towards families with children ages 2-7, children will learn how to hold, pet and cuddle baby goats, bunnies, chickens and ducks.
Wednesday, Aug 4, 2010

Ice Cream and Bats - Natick
What's better than ice cream on a summer night? Why not add a little fun outdoor exploration? Join the adventure as we look for flashing fireflies, listen for the songs of frogs and katydids and use a 'bat detector' to find our local bats.
Tuesday, Aug 3, 2010

Secret World of Bubbles - Watertown
You've never seen bubbles like this before. Bubbles bubbles everywhere Imagine bubbles as big as a bathtub wobbling 10 feet off the ground Bubbles will bounce, divide and sometimes even swallow you whole if you give them the chance.
Wednesday, Aug 4, 2010

Cheryl Melody Concert - Watertown
Music concert with Cheryl Melody Cheryl is back with her positive and meaningful children's music. Move and shake to her original tunes This program is for kids ages 5 and un
Tuesday, Aug 3, 2010


Maine

Fairy House Festival: Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens - Maine
Enjoy building fairy houses, fairy arts and crafts, and games including the Gnome Toss and (new this year) Gnome Bowling. Stories and readings by popular authors and storytellers, a parade, fairy teas, live performances, workshops, and the great bubble machine.
Friday, Aug 6, 2010 - Sunday, Aug 8, 2010

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August 14 - 21, 2010


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