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Family Fun for the Week of 8/8 - 8/14
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August Moon Festival: Chinatown - Boston
Fr-ee fun and games as Chinatown stages one of its largest events that´s held around the Chinatown Gateway arch on Harrison Ave. Eat food, check out vendor booths and see stage performances.
Sunday, Aug 15, 2010

Tax-Fr-ee Days In Massachusetts - Boston
MA is doing away with the sales tax on items such as clothes, shoes and even notebooks on August 14-15, 2010, just in time for back-to-school shopping.
Saturday, Aug 14, 2010 - Sunday, Aug 15, 2010

Recreation Sundays on Memorial Drive - Cambridge
Bring your bike, inline skates, running shoes, strollers or walking feet to take advantage of the unique access to this normally busy road with views of the Charles each summer Sunday.
Every Sunday from Apr 25, 2010 - Nov 14, 2010

A Bridge to Worlds Beyond - Cambridge
The Youth Astronomy Apprenticeship program presents their end-of-summer showcase 'A Bridge to Worlds Beyond'. This fr-ee event features Planetarium Shows, Theater Shows and Astronomy Exhibits. Fun for the entire family.
Thursday, Aug 12, 2010

North Suburbs

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
Sunset Music Festival - Wakefield
The Jen Di Reeno Foundation presents a day of fun and skin cancer awareness at the Sunset Music Festival on Lake Quannapowitt.
Sunday, Aug 15, 2010

Gloucester Waterfront Festival - Gloucester
Historic Stage Fort Park along Gloucester Harbor hosts this colorful festival, with live music and children's activities, delicious ethnic & New England foods, and more.
Saturday, Aug 14, 2010 - Sunday, Aug 15, 2010

SurfSide Live Fr-ee Concerts & Fireworks Series - Salisbury
Grab a beach chair or blanket and enjoy fr-ee live beachfront concerts featuring great music, followed by spectacular fireworks launched from a barge over the ocean at Salisbury Beach.
Saturdays from Aug 14, 2010 - Sep 4, 2010

Little Red Riding Hood....The Musical - Saugus
Don't miss this family favorite. From a unique beginning to a fun-filled happy ending, the traditional characters come to life through song, dance and laughter. In Saugus, military families are fr-ee to all shows.
Sunday, Aug 15, 2010

South Suburbs

Peter Rabbit's Animal Day: Burgess Museum - Sandwich
This day of family fun with live animal exhibits, a pet rabbit show, story times, and personal appearances by Peter Rabbit, Reddy Fox and Smokey the Bear. Refreshments available.
Wednesday, Aug 11, 2010

King Richards Faire - Family Four-Pack Ticket Giveaway

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Feast of St. Rocco Family Festival - Franklin
Italian Festival and Typical North End Italian Feast held in Franklin Enjoy great food, rides, games, entertainment...Fun for All. Will be held rain or shine. Fr-ee Admission.
Thursday, Aug 12, 2010 - Sunday, Aug 15, 2010

BEE a POOP Detective - Easton
Learn all about bees and the wonderful world of poop Before things get stinky Christ Lambert, Channel 7 meteorologist, will be here at 11AM to teach us how he forecasts the weather and how the green screen works
Friday, Aug 13, 2010

August 12th AHA Night: Summer Sounds - New Bedford
Join us for Summer Sounds AHA! Night in Downtown New Bedford. Stroll the streets and be serenaded by a sampling of musical styles including jazz, folk, traditional bag piping, Caribbean steel drums, good ol’ rock-n-roll & more.
Thursday, Aug 12, 2010

West Suburbs

The 128th Bolton Fair - Bolton
The Bolton Fair is a traditional New England fair with new expanded midway, food, entertainment, exhibit hall, animal shows & contests, commercial & craft vendors, and a Farmer´s Market.
Wednesday, Aug 11, 2010 - Sunday, Aug 15, 2010

The PuppeTree presents 'Caps For Sale' - Framingham
This simple folk tale of a hat seller whose inventory of hats is lost to mischievous monkeys while he is napping is told around the world. PuppeTree has pulled out all the stops to tell this exciting story through the eyes of 7 different cultures to celebrate diversity.
Saturday, Aug 14, 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 12, 2010

SteveSongs Family Concert - Concord
Family favorite Steve Songs will be giving a fr-ee concert for families at our Concord store. A rising star on the national kids´ music scene, Steve has collaborated with Barefoot Books on a number of projects. Come early to get a good seat and get ready for lots of toe-tapping fun
Saturday, Aug 14, 2010

Didgeridoo Down Under - Watertown
Learn about Australian culture and the original sound of the didgeridoo. The didgeridoo is a wind instrument that was developed in Australia and is now used around the world. For kids entering grades K-5.
Wednesday, Aug 11, 2010

Rhode Island

Washington County Fair - Rhode Island
The Washington County Fair has been a great New England tradition for the past 44 years The Fair is Rhode Island´s largest agricultural event.
Wednesday, Aug 11, 2010 - Sunday, Aug 15, 2010

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