There’s plenty of fun to be found across Massachusetts. Anytime of the year, festivals, shows, exhibits and more keep everyone entertained. Here is a roundup of some of March 2016’s biggest events. Stay up-to-date about happenings the whole year through with our searchable online calendar at BostonParentsPaper.com and our print calendar in Boston Parents Paper.
Animals: Machines in Motion. Learn about how living and extinct species have evolved over time to live on Earth. The experience is like no other, featuring digital media, scientific models and real specimens! Come face to face with a life size T. Rex and even a giraffe heart. Museum of Science, 1 Science Park, Boston; 617-723-2500; mos.org.
Caps for Sale: The Musical, March 5-13. Based on the book by Esphyr Slobodkina, this musical is filled with sincerity, warmth and humor. Watch the life of a caps salesman as he tries to reclaim his stolen caps from monkeys. Perfect for adults and children. The Wimberly Theatre, 527 Tremont St., Boston; 617-424-6634; bostonchildrenstheatre.org.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade, March 20. Everyone is a little bit Irish during South Boston’s annual St. Paddy’s Day parade. Break out your green clothing! 844-478-7287; southbostonparade.org.
Harlem Globetrotters, March 12-13. The Globetrotters bring their crazy jokes and basketball antics to Boston. TD Garden, 100 Legends Way, Boston; 617-624-1050; tdgarden.com.