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West End Children's Festival - Boston
Festival planned by neighborhood children, for children. Enjoy performances, delicious/international foods, regional dance, and extraordinary music, as well as interactive activities for children of all ages including crafts, games, prizes, rides, and workshops.
Saturday, Aug 21, 2010

Boston GreenFest 2010 - Boston
The region's largest environmental multicultural festival, celebrating the many ways we can create a better world by greening our lives and our communities. Enjoy interactive exhibits, delicious healthy cuisines, fashion, films, more than 75 live performances, and an EcoKids section for families.
Thu, Fri, Sat from Aug 19, 2010 - Aug 21, 2010

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Boston's Children's Festival - Boston
Children of all ages are invited to enjoy a fun-filled day of arts activities including arts and craft workshops. Bring a snack or lunch and enjoy an artistic afternoon in Boston's Franklin Park.
Tuesday, Aug 17, 2010

Ice Cream Showdown - Boston, Somerville
Ice Cream Showdown is an effort to raise funds for deserving local organizations Lovin' Spoonful, Share our Strength, Somerville Local First, Arts Union, and Community Servings. This 2-day event will take place in two separate locations.
Saturday, Aug 21, 2010 - Sunday, Aug 22, 2010

Many Hands: Family Music for Haiti - Somerville
Many Hands: Family Music for Haiti featuring: Dog on Fleas, The Deedle Deedle Dees (Brooklyn), Lunch Money (SC) & Randy Kaplan (NYC)
Saturday, Aug 21, 2010

New Hampshire

Hampton Beach Children's Festival - New Hampshire
The family fun event of the summer - each day will be a blockbuster, filled with non-stop entertainment, including mini-golf and sand castle building competitions, fr-ee ice cream, dancing, story tellers, balloons, and more.
Monday, Aug 16, 2010 - Friday, Aug 20, 2010

North Suburbs

Lowell Southeast Asian Water Festival - Lowell
The Lowell Southeast Asian Water Festival is a fr-ee cultural event that attracts more than 60,000 spectators from all over the country--and internationally.
Saturday, Aug 21, 2010

Kaleidoscope's Jack & the Beanstalk - Beverly
When Jack sells Matilda the Cow for invisible magic beans, his mother is upset. But Jack climbs the Beanstalk to seek his fortune. He'll need your help to defeat the Giant, and to help his mother believe in dreams again.
Friday, Aug 20, 2010

Peach Festival at Smolak Farms - Andover
This year´s event will include bouncy houses, batting cages, slides, hayrides, children´s games, wee wagons, duck races, face painting live music and much more. All of this can be topped off with our own homemade peach cobbler at our food court.
Sunday, Aug 22, 2010

Learn to Fish: Harold Parker State Forest - Andover
Join us at the Lorraine Campground Nature Center for a fr-ee program for all ages. This is great family fun for all those interested in learning the basics of pond fishing in New England.
Saturday, May 22, 2010 - Thursday, Sep 2, 2010

Meet the Machines - Ipswich
Drop by our Meet the Machines open house and learn about (and climb aboard) all of the different farm equipment used at Appleton Farms, the country's oldest continuously operating farm
Wednesday, Aug 18, 2010

South Suburbs

Quincy August Moon Festival - Quincy
The Quincy August Moon Festival will take place on Hancock Street in Quincy Center. Festival attractions include: a sampling of traditional moon cakes; food vendors; exhibitors representing various countries; cultural performances on the main stage; activities for children; and entertainment for elders.
Sunday, Aug 22, 2010

Hingham Shipyard's Family Fun at 5 - Hingham
The Hingham Shipyard will host “Family Fun at 5”, 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

Under the Big Top - Easton
Come join the circus at The Children's Museum in Easton In the first ring, see your favorite magician Awesome Robb magically transform into a clown and perform other magic tricks too. In the second ring, see a circus demonstration featuring juggling, hoola-hooping and more of your favorite circus tricks.
Friday, Aug 20, 2010

Outdoor Summer Movies in Hull - Hull
Enjoy fr-ee outdoor movies this summer in Hull at the Bernie King Pavillion at Nantasket Beach for the month of July, and at Fort Revere Park in August.
Saturday, Jul 10, 2010 - Saturday, Aug 28, 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

West Suburbs

Verrill Farm - Corn and Tomato Festival - Concord
This popular event pairs two popular local crops - corn & tomatoes Taste & compare flavors from many varieties & pick your favorite. Live music, pony rides & hay rides. Fun for kids & adults. 
Saturday, Aug 21, 2010

Shadow Puppet Show by Nappy's Puppets - Watertown
Nappy's Puppets will present a classic story using the ancient art of shadow puppets. For kids entering grades K-5.
Wednesday, Aug 18, 2010

Salsa Kids Cooking Class - Newton
It´s time to take advantage of the season´s tastiest produce to make some great fresh salsas In this class for budding cooks entering grades 3-5, students will harvest ingredients, then make and taste several salsas with the instructor.
Thursday, Aug 19, 2010

Nature Exploration Festival at Discovery Museums - Acton
Half-Price Friday Nights continue as Earthbound Learning Center hosts a wonderful evening of music, cooking, gardening, a campfire—and of course a living scarecrow and interview with a chicken
Friday, Aug 20, 2010

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