Bring your toddler to enjoy story time and looking activities in the galleries. Tours leave on a rolling basis from 10:15am until 11:00am, followed by art making. Each month focuses on a specific theme. Join us in March for "Changing Weather." Recommended for children ages 4 and younger with adults. No registration required.
March 2nd and 16th: "Changing Weather"
April 6th: "Fruits and >>
Welcome SPRING and join us in celebrating and exploring – earth-friendly recycled materials art making. Transform plastic parts, newspaper, cardboard, scrap fabrics, and recycled ceramics into art. Turn what some people call trash into beautiful art. Collect art materials from nature while exploring our local environment and learning about plants and animals.
This is just a taste of the things >>
Join us for the 39th annual festival of art and floral design!
Once again, garden clubs and professional designers from across New England create floral arrangements inspired by the MFA’s works of art.
Art in Bloom is open during regular Museum hours (10 am–4:45 pm) and is free with Museum admission; no reservations are required to see the floral arrangements and participate in many of the >>
Take a closer look at the natural world around us and try your hand at turning trash into treasures. From finding inspiration around the museums’ campus and uncovering your inner Naturalist, Artist or Builder, to repurposing electronic equipment, let’s use our creativity to help make the Earth a better place. *Activities and location may change depending on weather. Free with admission. >>
Admission to Providence Children’s Museum is free all day for moms and grandmoms. Make a variety of flowers for Mother's Day from 11am - 2pm. Create a watercolor flower from a coffee filter, craft tissue paper flowers, and use recycled materials to make your own crazy flower creations. Activities free with admission. >>
In partnership with Go Out Loud we travel back to the 1980s! Help us celebrate the decade that produced some of the most iconic artists, questionable fashion trends and best dance crazes. Vogue, anyone? $10; Salem residents, free. >>
Get outside and enjoy an evening of fun and street play. Channel your inner child for a game of foursquare or kickball, build your own fort or join Salem’s Wicked Running Club for its weekly No Rest for the Wicked 5K. $10; Salem residents, free. >>
Take a tour around the world, no passport needed. Learn salsa or Bollywood-inspired dance, sample the flavors of international cuisine, listen to the sounds of reggae and soca and explore today’s cultures and identities. Co-sponsored by the Point Neighborhood Association and the North Shore Community Development Coalition. $10; Salem residents, free. >>
Discover wild new ways to banish boredom this summer. Make ice cream with nitrogen, join in a game of quidditch or disc golf, borrow a book from our pop-up library, make some tie-dye inspired art and help us break a Guinness World Record. $10; Salem residents, free. >>
Spend an evening appreciating the art of film with an international pop-up film festival, screenings of animated shorts and 1930s classics and more. Try your hand at some gourmet popcorn recipes while you’re at it! $10; Salem residents, free. >>
Thank you for raising awareness about the need for foster parents in Massachusetts. As an organization that also provides Intensive Foster Care, The Home for Little Wanderers has found that many people are unaware of the different types of foster care. We encourage anyone who is interested to learn more. Every child deserves a safe and loving home.
This topic has occupied my mind for years! Thank you for starting a movement that parents so desperately need! It is difficult for young parents to NOT get caught up in the overscheduled lifestyle. No well-meaning parent wants their child to miss any opportunity for healthy enrichment, but too much is counterproductive! Although my children are teenagers now, I would have LOVED to hear your words of wisdom when my family craved downtime!
Big Joe had visited our kids' preschool day care center (KinderCare) from time to time. We had such fond memories of his performances that we hired him for our daughter's 6th birthday party. Kids just love him--lots and lots of giggles and smiles!