Join us as the Aquarium celebrates World Oceans Day on Central Wharf on June 7. We’ll have hands-on activities for kids, cooking demonstrations and lots to learn about ocean animals. Come celebrate the efforts of the Aquarium and other local nonprofit organizations to protect the blue planet. You’ll be inspired by environmental programs underway in our community and discover new ways to join >>
Kick off summer at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture's annual Summer Solstice celebration. Enjoy a fun evening of telescope viewings, music, dance, food, and hands-on activities for all ages, with free evening admission to the Harvard Semitic Museum, Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, and Harvard Museum of Natural History. >>
Help us celebrate our big, green dinosaur’s birthday with a weekend full of fun activities including a dinosaur dig, dinosaur egg hunt, festive noisemakers, and more. You can even help give our special birthday girl a bath! Check our website, discoverymuseums.org, for a detailed schedule of events. Free with admission. >>
It’s a giant pile of dirt! Scoop, sculpt, squish! Dig, climb, burrow! Mud pies, mud paintings, mud this, and mud that. Bring your boots and prepare to get messy. Join us as we discover the infinite potential of dirt. Drop in. Free with admission. >>
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. >>
When visitors used to come to Old Sturbridge Village back in the 1940s, they toured the museum in their automobiles. In order to reminisce those days, OSV will display more than 50 pre-1946 automobiles on the Village common on June 7. The day will conclude with a grand procession of the autos at 3:30pm. Free with admission. >>
Join deCordova and Stil Studio for our annual Yoga in the Park summer series! Bring your mat, a water bottle, and comfy clothes. Don't forget to pack a lunch to enjoy in the Park after class.
Prices include admission to the Sculpture Park and Museum.
Drop-ins are welcome, but registration is encouraged.
10am - For ages 3–12 with a caregiver; Free for Members | $5 Child
11am - Ages 13 and up; >>
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