Flock to Wellfleet Bay for this special event for all ages and discover the fascinating world of birds. A variety of engaging activities will focus on bird biology and migration, explore the role birds play in our environment, and introduce you to identifying our local feathered friends. Bird banding demonstrations, games, walks, crafts and more!
Admission: For Mass Audubon members: $9 for adult, >>
In a galaxy not so far away . . . the Jedi Knights are calling upon their many brave Padawans to learn the Jedi lessons and fulfill their destiny. Come you must, dressed in your best Star Wars attire, and train alongside Jedi Master Awesome Robb to learn his (mind) tricks. Use the power of the Force to defeat the Sith with light sabers, train on the Jedi obstacle course, make Galactic Goo, and >>
90 Kids from Kyoto, Japan, Boston’s Sister City, are at the Museum to meet you and share hand-made activities and favorite fun games from their school yard and neighborhood. They say “ASOBO – Let’s play!” Come make an international friend. Free with museum admission. >>
The Umbrella Community Arts Center invites families throughout the area to drop in and unleash their creativity during Free Drop-In Family Days a series of monthly arts and crafts workshops for families, sponsored in part by the Concord, Acton-Boxborough, Bedford, Carlisle, Littleton, and Wayland Cultural Councils.
The workshops offer families a fun, affordable, afternoon of creative and >>
The sheep get their yearly "haircuts" this weekend. Farmers shear the sheep, and costumed historians demonstrate the entire wool textile process, from scouring and carding the wool to spinning, and then knitting the hand-spun wool yarn. Visitors can even try their skill at hand-carding the wool.
See sheep herding demonstrations. Join us in knitting (or crocheting) scarves for deployed soldiers. >>
Take your imagination for a spin with artistic and material-inspired activities as the MAKEmobile cruises into the Sculpture Park. For kids and adults of all ages. Drop in 1–3 pm. Free with admission.
Play, experiment, and engineer together in the Sculpture Park! Collaborate to construct large-scale temporary structures in response to deCordova's art and landscape. For families with children of all ages. Drop-in anytime 10:30 am–12:30 pm. Free with admission. >>
2015 is the International Year of Light! Today we will be exploring with light, shadow, liquid watercolors and more as you create unique artwork connecting the light and shadows we find all around us. To learn more about the International Year of Light visit: http://www.light2015.org/Home.html Drop in. Free with admission. >>
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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.