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Family Fun for the Week of 7/19 - 7/25
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Cirque du Soleil presents OVO - Boston
Cirque du Soleil returns to Boston with its latest touring production OVO. Be amazed by spellbinding acrobatic butterflies, foot-juggling ants, contortionist spiders, and high-bounding crickets...
Jul 22, 2010 - Aug 29, 2010

Rose's Birthday Celebration on the Greenway - Boston
Celebrating Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy's birthday through the story of Rose's Garden, by Peter H. Reynolds. The celebration will take place throughout the parks with family-friendly activities: art, stories, lawn games, and food.
Thursday, Jul 22, 2010

Family Film Festival at The Pru - Boston
Join the Prudential Center for fr-ee family movies this summer on South Garden of the Pru. This week: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.
Every Saturday from Jul 17, 2010 - Aug 21, 2010

Folktales Near and Far - Boston
Enjoy folktales from around the world at the Fort Warren Stage on Georges Island: Grandfather Sun, The Tale of the Three Little Pigs, Why Rat Came First, The Wings of the Butterfly.
Friday Jul 23, 2010

SomerMovies - Somerville
Join us Thursday nights this summer at dusk for fr-ee movies in the park. This week: THe Blind Side (PG-13). 
Thursday, Jul 22, 2010

Help Hamisi Celebrate His 1st Birthday - Boston
Franklin Park Zoo Plans Special Activities for Baby Giraffe. Join Dad, Beau and Mom, Jana to help celebrate the birth of their male offspring, Hamisi, during a special 1st birthday party at Franklin Park Zoo.
Friday, Jul 23, 2010

North Suburbs

Lowell Folk Festival 2010 - Lowell
Annual July event of folk music and dance. Come enjoy some of the finest performers in traditional music, dance, and crafts, as well as tasty foods.
Friday, Jul 23, 2010 - Sunday, Jul 25, 2010

Two of a Kind Family Concert at Medford Public Library - Medford
Enjoy a concert for the whole family with Two Of A Kind performers David and Jenny Heitler-Klevans. at the Medford Public Library.
Thursday, Jul 22, 2010

Salem CultureFest 2010 - Salem
Enjoy a multicultural festival on the Salem Common in Salem sporting crafts, music, food, face painters and more.
Saturday, Jul 24, 2010 - Sunday, Jul 25, 2010

Kaleidoscope's Cinderella: North Shore Music Theatre - Beverly
The washing and waxing and scrubbing have been finished, but Cinderella's gown is ruined and her Stepmother and stepsisters have already left for the ball Will the Fairy Godmother arrive in time? Join us and find out.
Friday, Jul 23, 2010

Manchester Arts Festival - Manchester-by-the-Sea
Over 100 artists and artisans will display and sell their work. There will be children's art classes, and live music and performances will be offered all day throughout the town.
Saturday, Jul 24, 2010

Teddy Bear Picnic: Andover Historical Society - Andover
A special morning tea with a Teddy Bear story, crafts, and a tea set filled with yummy treats. Designed for boys and girls ages 2-7.
Tuesday, Jul 20, 2010

South Suburbs

Houghton's Pond Fish Festival - Milton
'Catch' some 'reel' fun at Houghton's Pond this summer Join the DCR rangers andinstructors from MassWildlife to learn the basics of fishing in this fr-ee clinic.
Saturday, Jul 24, 2010

Barnstable County Fair - Falmouth
The Barnstable County Fair offers lots of summer fun for families. Enjoy crafts, midway, petting zoo, food and live entertainment.
Saturday, Jul 17, 2010 - Saturday, Jul 24, 2010

Cinderella: South Shore Music Circus - Cohasset
The washing and waxing and scrubbing have been finished, but Cinderella's ball gown is ruined and her Stepmother and stepsisters have already left for the ball Will the Fairy Godmother arrive in time? The mice seem to think so....
Thursday, Jul 22, 2010

Fetch™ With Ruff Ruffman - Easton
Meet Ruff Ruffman Host of PBS Kid's Show, Fetch with Ruff Ruffman. Make some crazy concoctions and participate in Fetch inspired crafts, and science challenges.
Thursday, Jul 22, 2010

City Celebrates Summer Thursdays - New Bedford
These 6 nights of celebration promise live music, lectures, walking tours, kids´ activities, films, galleries & museums open late, plus plenty of opportunities to dine & shop locally
Every Thursday from Jul 15, 2010 - Aug 26, 2010

West Suburbs

Ben Rudnick & Friends play Wood Park - Hudson
Ben Rudnick & Friends play music for the whole family. If rain, show will be at Hudson Town Hall - 78 Main St., Hudson, MA 01749.
Wednesday, Jul 21, 2010

Circus Smirkus 2010 Big Top Tour - Waltham
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.
Friday, Jul 23, 2010 - Sunday, Jul 25, 2010

Children's performance w/ Wayne Potash - Newton Centre
Fr-ee Children's performance series of outstanding entertainers Tuesdays in July, in Newton. This week features Wayne Potash - a master of kids music with lots of audience participation.
Tuesday, Jul 20, 2010

Curious Creatures - Watertown
Live animal program for kids - learn about the animals and, if appropriate, can touch and hold the animals. Some of the animals you will see includes alligators, frogs, lizards, arachnids, turtles or tortoises, rabbits, snakes, chinchillas, flying squirrels, skunks, hedgehogs, geckos, bearded dragons and many more.
Wednesday, Jul 21, 2010

Family Concert with Margot Fox - Arlington
Bring a blanket and picnic dinner and come hear Margot Fox - Arlington mother of 3. She will be 'Jamin' for a Can' (for Arlington Food Pantry) with awesome drummer, Pat Tambor. Her music is a favorite for kids and adults.
Wednesday, Jul 21, 2010

Crazy For Compost Family Program - Waltham
Come to the farm for a morning of compost exploration and fun Dig around in the garden to see what lives in the soil, meet a worm, and learn about the important role of compost in farming
Friday Jul 23, 2010

Bolton's Only Kangaroo - Live at Great Brook Farms - Bolton
Bolton's only Kangaroo is live at Great Brook Farms. Animal Adventures will put on the show from 6-7pm. Great for kids of all ages (adults will love it too). Dinner will be served from 5-6pm in our Cafe.
Wednesday, Jul 21, 2010

Stacey Peasley Concert Sponsored by Parent Talk - Needham
Join Stacey Peasley for an afternoon of singing and dancing at the Eliot School Performance Center in Needham. Sponsored by Parent Talk. This is a great venue with A/C and plenty of room to move and groove!
Tuesday, Jul 20, 2010

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