by Jennifer Sammons
Here are our top picks for fun, local family events and activities this week and on the weekend (November 25 - December 1, 2013). Just click on each event for more details. And be sure to check out full calendar at BostonParentsPaper.com for additional events.
Friday After Thanksgiving (F.A.T.) Chain Reaction
MIT hosts the 16th annual event in which homemade contraptions are linked together for a mega chain reaction event with a surprise ending.
Skip the Black Friday madness and instead head to Boston Children's Museum to make your own gifts, cards and wrap.
Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre's Nutcracker
It's officially Nutcracker season! Mateo's performance features more than 200 local children in a spectacular rendition of the classic ballet.
Stone Zoo will dazzle as you stroll down tree-lined paths decorated with thousands of twinkling lights. Make time for a visit with live reindeer and Santa too!
A Little Princess
An uplifting, magical musical about a young girl who must use her imagination to face her troubles at boarding school in Victorian London takes the stage in Dorchester.