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Danforth Museum's Free Fun Friday

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Danforth Museum in Framingham, Mass., is planning a Free Fun Friday for kids and families, 10-5 p.m., Friday, July 13. The event is sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation and NMTW Credit Union.

A big tent will be set up on the front lawn where kids will participate in fun art activities: painting, collaging, sculpture-making, and chalk drawing.

Inside the museum, families will have the opportunity to participate in a spy mission and in their search for works of art, they'll learn how to look at and understand contemporary paintings, photography, prints, and sculpture. An activity passport and map will guide families throughout the museum and provide fun activities along the way.

Children's book authors/illustrators will be reading from their books in the Arter Gallery. Jen Hill author of Percy and Tum Tum: A Tale of Two Dogs, will be reading at 11 a.m. John-Paul Jimenz, author of Gutterfish and Subway Deer, will be reading at 1 p.m. Kristen Sims will be reading at 2 p.m.

Food trucks providing sandwiches, hamburgers, and desserts will be in the parking lot.

Admission to the museum and all activities are free and open to children and adults of all ages.

The danforth Museum is located at 123 Union Ave., Framinghame, MA. For more information, call 508-620-0050.

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