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Aladdin
(781) 383-9850
www.themusiccircus.org

      Cohasset
Thursday, August 1, 2013. 10:30 am. South Shore Music Circus.

Head to the South Shore Music Circus for Kaleidoscope Theatre's presentation of Aladdin. Tickets may be purchased online or at the door.

Close Encounters of the Wild Kind - Multiple Dates
See website
www.rwparkzoo.org

      Providence, RI
Daily August then weekends in September.  Various times.  Roger Williams Park Zoo.

Guests can now choose to feed the giraffes or the harbor seals for $20 per person, or experience an interactive close encounter with one of the Zoo's small animal ambassadors for $10 per person. See Zoo website for times for each encounter.  There is limited capacity for all of the encounters, and tickets must be purchased at Zoo admissions on the day of your visit. Encounters are very popular, so visitors would be wise plan their day so that they can buy their tickets soon after the Zoo opens at 9 am. There are some age restrictions and other requirements for safety and fees for all close encounters are in addition to regular Zoo admission charges.

Go Fly a Kite - Multiple Dates
See website
www.bostonharborislands.org

      Spectacle Island
Saturdays through August 31, 2013.  1:30 pm.  Spectacle Island.

Enjoy flying your kite from the highest point in Boston Harbor, one of the city's best kite flying destinations! Bring or make your own. Materials provided. First come, first serve. One kite per family.  Designed Especially for kids!  See website for ferry information.



Our Dreams: Imagination in Motion Exhibit
See website
heritagemuseumsandgardens.org

      Sandwich
Ongoing, April - October, 27, 2013.  Heritage Museums & Gardens.

"Driving Our Dreams" is an interactive exhibition for all ages and all interests, and will provide a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the glamorous and innovative world of automotive design. Unlike prototypes, concept or "dream cars" were meant to test the limits of technology and design, to build excitement among consumers and not meant to make it to production.  Designer tools and interactive stations where visitors can create design mood boards and style and post solar car drawings will also engage visitors in the design process.

Free Fun Friday - Fuller Craft Museum
See website
www.fullercraft.org

      Brockton
Friday, August 2, 2013. 10 am - 5 pm. Fuller Craft Museum.

Come to the Museum for a day filled with hands-on activities, craft demos, new exhibitions, and fun! Activities include puppet show, ice cream truck, face painting, weaving workshop, hands-on pottery workshop and more! Free admission!

Highland Street Foundation Free Fun Fridays
See website
www.highlandstreet.org

      Various
Friday, August 2, 2013.

This week's venues are the Boston Children's Museum, Franklin Park Zoo, Arnold Arboretum, Fuller Craft Museum, Wenham Museum and the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center.



The Sandlot - Funflicks Outdoor Movie
See website
patriot-place.com

      Foxboro
Wednesday, August 7, 2013. 7:30 pm. Patriot Place. Scotty Small moves to a new neighborhood with his mom and stepdad, and wants to learn to play baseball. The neighborhood baseball guru takes Small under his wing, and soon he is part of the local baseball buddies. Enjoy the bounce houses from 5 to 7 pm before the movie.
Highland Street Foundation Free Fun Fridays
See website
www.highlandstreet.org

      Various
Friday, August 9, 2013.

This week's venues are Boston Harbor Island Alliance, The Sports Museum, Battleship Cove, Ocean Explorium, The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, The Eric Carle Museum.

The Lorax - Funflicks Outdoor Movie
See website
www.patriot-place.com

      Foxboro
Wednesday, August 14, 2013. 7:30 pm. Patriot Place.

The imaginative world of Dr. Seuss comes to life in this visually spectacular adventure of a young boy, who while searching for the last Truffula tree, discovers the story of The Lorax, a charming creature who speaks for the trees. Enjoy the bounce houses from 5-7 pm before the movie. 



Highland Street Foundation Free Fun Fridays
See website
www.highlandstreet.org

      Various
Friday, August 16, 2013.

This week's venues are The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, USS Constitution Museum, Concord Museum, Edward Gorey House, Springfield Museums, Berkshire Museum.

Plays in the Park - Peter and the Wolf
See website
www.bostonharborislands.org

      Georges Island
Friday, August 16, 2013.  Performances take place at 11:45 and 1:30.  Fort Warren Stage, Georges Island.

Take the ferry over for some fun and relax as Symphony Nova presents Prokofiev's classic tale designed to introduce young listeners to this classic orchestra.  See website for ferry times and locations.

Quincy August Moon Festival
See website
quincyasianresources.org

      Quincy
Sunday, August 18, 2013. 11 am - 5 pm.  Quincy Center.

Live entertainment, a cultural village, pony rides, amusements, and activities for the whole family!

Rio-Funflicks Outdoor Movie
See website
www.patriot-place.com

      Foxboro
Wednesday, August 21, 2013. 7:30 pm. Patriot Place.

When Blu, a domesticated macaw from small-town Minnesota, meets the fiercely independent Jewel, he takes off on an adventure to Rio de Janeiro with the bird of his dreams. Enjoy the bounce houses from 5-7 pm before the movie.

Plays in the Park - Cowbugs and Indiants
See website
www.bostonharborislands.org

      Georges Island
Friday, August 23, 2013.  Performances take place at 11:45 and 1:30.  Fort Warren Stage, Georges Island. ThereĂ¢â‚¬â„¢s a new sheriff in town...and to find him you have to look down...in the grass. See website for ferry times and locations.
Hotel Transylvania-Funflicks Outdoor Movie
See website
www.patriot-place.com

      Foxboro
Wednesday, August 28, 2013. 7:30 pm. Patriot Place.

Dracula, who operates a high-end resort, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the hotel and falls for Dracula's teenage daughter. Enjoy the bounce house from 5-7 pm before the movie.

Vegetable Circus - Children's Museum in Easton
See website
www.childrensmuseumineaston.org

      Easton
Thursday, August 29, 2013. 10 am - 3 pm. Children's Museum in Easton.

At 11 am and 1 pm the Vegetable Circus will be performing spectacular shows! Come enjoy this special circus that teaches kids growing up healthy can be fun! Hula-hooping, clowning, juggling and plate spinning are some of the skills showcased by the Vegetable Circus. Free with admission.

Bubble Day at The Children's Museum in Easton
See website
www.childrensmuseumineaston.org

      Easton
Wednesday, August 30, 2013. 10 am - 3 pm. The Children's Museum in Easton.

Boopity boppity bubble! Visit us for some bubbly fun. Dance along with the Bubble Music Man and learn how to make some crazy bubbles and cool bubble blowers! There will be a show with DJ Rob Peters at 10 am. You can experiment with different sized bubbles and have fun making bubble art. At 11:30 am come into the museum to enjoy a book about fun rainy day ideas and some gooey indoor bubble fun!

Highland Street Foundation Free Fun Fridays
See website
www.highlandstreet.org

      Various
Friday, August 30, 2013.

This week's venues are Plimoth Plantation, The Discovery Museums, New Repertory Theatre, Ecotarium, Norman Rockwell Museum, The Mount: Edith Wharton's Home.



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