Glad you clicked on our new Grab & Go Kids Planner! We've assembled a weekly calendar of kid-friendly activities and new places to try out with children. Each week, we'll give you the info on the five best family activities or events for the week. You're time-pressed enough, so we're happy to do the research and find the best things to do and places to go, both locally and within reasonable striking distance.
WHERE/WHEN: , Saturday, March 26 from 1 to 5 p.m.
WHY GO: This week's craft is sure to create a buzz! There will be a free craft, face painting and a glass block decorating demonstration.
WHERE/WHEN: , Saturday, march 26 from noon to 3 p.m.
WHY GO: Join the community and celebrate spring! Dance to DJ Craig Sutton. Food, carnival games, moon walk, dunk tank, Hudson Psychic, face painters, Mehndi body art, craft table, 30-foot cookie walk, make your own sundaes, fresh cotton candy and popcorn and other entertainment. Everyone receives a free one-day Family Pass to the Metrowest YMCA while supplies last. Come early. One pass per household.
PRICING: Adults are free. $5 admission per student
3. FRAMINGHAM READS TOGETHER: ZAB SCAVENGER HUNT FINALE AND OPEN CRAFT
WHERE/WHEN: , Saturday, March 26 from 2 to 3 p.m.
WHY GO: Bring in your completed ZAB sheets to the main library only on Saturday (due at the McAuliffee branch on Friday) and make some Civil War-era toys while you wait for the awarding of 10 $25 gift certificates, donated by Framingham Patch.
WHERE/WHEN: Amazing Things Art Center, Saturday, March 26 at 3 p.m.
WHY GO: Featuring more than 20 beautifully hand-crafted marionettes,
"The Fairy Circus" is a showcase for turn-of-the-century-style trick puppetry. The puppets will dance, play instruments, juggle, contort, transform, and fly through the air with the greatest of ease, all to the best-loved music of favorite composers!m according to Amazing Things website.
PRICING: $12, $10 for members
WHY GO: Children's music at it's finest! Justin Roberts' seven CDs have won five Parent's Choice Awards and five NAPPA Gold Awards. Hear music from the newest CD.
PRICING: $12 Adult, $10 Children