by Jennifer Sammons
Here are our top picks for fun, local family events and activities this week and on the weekend (December 16-22, 2013). Just click on each event for more details. And be sure to check out full calendar at BostonParentsPaper.com for additional events.
A mix of Tchaikovsky's classic score and Duke Ellington's jazz interpretation, with some eclectic dance styles thrown in, this performance puts a modern spin on the classic tale.
The Heart of Robin Hood
A new production filled with high adventure, epic romance, amazing fight choreography and an original score inspired by contemporary folk music.
Welcome the Winter Solstice
At Boston Nature Center, make a bird feeder or paper luminary to light the longest night of the year.
Santa's North Pole Express
Master puppeteer Wayne Martin brings the magic of Christmas to life with his over-sized marionettes and a juggling Christmas tree.
Who wouldn't love to open a present wrapped in homemade paper and discover a gift made by someone special? Get crafty at the Children's Museum in Easton.