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Ashland Library Closed
Ashland Library Closed @ Ashland Library
Jan 1 all-day
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Closed for the Holiday.
Framingham and McAuliffe Libraries Closed
Framingham and McAuliffe Libraries Closed @ McAuliffe Branch Library, Framingham
Jan 1 all-day
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“Both Libraries will close Saturday December 23 at 12:00noon, and be closed Sunday December 24-Monday December 25, as well as Sunday December 31.”
Special Vacation Week Events
Special Vacation Week Events @ Various Local Venues
Jan 1 all-day
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Ongoing Christmas Outings through New Year’s Day  See our Christmas Festivities Guide for details: Fatima Shrine in Holliston is running their lights through Thursday Dec 28 Stone Zoo in Stoneham hosts Zoo Lights through Dec 31 […]
Special Vacation Week Events
Special Vacation Week Events @ Various Local Venues
Jan 1 all-day
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Ongoing Christmas Outings through New Year’s Day  See our Christmas Festivities Guide for details: Fatima Shrine in Holliston is running their lights through Thursday Dec 28 Stone Zoo in Stoneham hosts Zoo Lights through Dec 31 […]
Special Vacation Week Events
Special Vacation Week Events @ Various Local Venues
Jan 1 all-day
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Ongoing Christmas Outings through New Year’s Day  See our Christmas Festivities Guide for details: Fatima Shrine in Holliston is running their lights through Thursday Dec 28 Stone Zoo in Stoneham hosts Zoo Lights through Dec 31 […]
Special Vacation Week Events
Special Vacation Week Events @ Various Local Venues
Jan 1 all-day
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Ongoing Christmas Outings through New Year’s Day  See our Christmas Festivities Guide for details: Fatima Shrine in Holliston is running their lights through Thursday Dec 28 Stone Zoo in Stoneham hosts Zoo Lights through Dec 31 […]
Special Vacation Week Events
Special Vacation Week Events @ Various Local Venues
Jan 1 all-day
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Ongoing Christmas Outings through New Year’s Day  See our Christmas Festivities Guide for details: Fatima Shrine in Holliston is running their lights through Thursday Dec 28 Stone Zoo in Stoneham hosts Zoo Lights through Dec 31 […]
Special Vacation Week Events
Special Vacation Week Events @ Various Local Venues
Jan 1 all-day
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Ongoing Christmas Outings through New Year’s Day  See our Christmas Festivities Guide for details: Fatima Shrine in Holliston is running their lights through Thursday Dec 28 Stone Zoo in Stoneham hosts Zoo Lights through Dec 31 […]
Special Vacation Week Events
Special Vacation Week Events @ Various Local Venues
Jan 1 all-day
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Ongoing Christmas Outings through New Year’s Day  See our Christmas Festivities Guide for details: Fatima Shrine in Holliston is running their lights through Thursday Dec 28 Stone Zoo in Stoneham hosts Zoo Lights through Dec 31 […]
Special Vacation Week Events
Special Vacation Week Events @ Various Local Venues
Jan 1 all-day
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Ongoing Christmas Outings through New Year’s Day  See our Christmas Festivities Guide for details: Fatima Shrine in Holliston is running their lights through Thursday Dec 28 Stone Zoo in Stoneham hosts Zoo Lights through Dec 31 […]
Special Vacation Week Events
Special Vacation Week Events @ Various Local Venues
Jan 1 all-day
Tickets
Ongoing Christmas Outings through New Year’s Day  See our Christmas Festivities Guide for details: Fatima Shrine in Holliston is running their lights through Thursday Dec 28 Stone Zoo in Stoneham hosts Zoo Lights through Dec 31 […]
Special Vacation Week Events
Special Vacation Week Events @ Various Local Venues
Jan 1 all-day
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Ongoing Christmas Outings through New Year’s Day  See our Christmas Festivities Guide for details: Fatima Shrine in Holliston is running their lights through Thursday Dec 28 Stone Zoo in Stoneham hosts Zoo Lights through Dec 31 […]
Mini Train Rides 9:00 am
Mini Train Rides @ Waushakum Live Steamers, Holliston
Jan 1 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
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Scaled-down steamer trains that hobbyists gather to exhibit. Free rides, donations welcome. Time is approximate based on limited information from their website. New Years Day Run Coffee, Donuts & Soup “Throughout the year, Waushakum hosts […]
First Day Hike 10:00 am
First Day Hike @ Rocky Woods Reservation, Medfield
Jan 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
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“Start the New Year right with a First Day Hike at Rocky Woods! Walk your favorite trail or try out a new one, hike it solo or bring a friend. Doesn’t matter how you hike […]
First Day: Free Open House with Children’s Performers 10:00 am
First Day: Free Open House with Children’s Performers @ Mosesian Center for Arts, Watertown
Jan 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
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“The Mosesian Center for the Arts invites you to celebrate the New Year at First Day 2018! This free, family-friendly, drop-in open house will take place Monday, January 1st from 10am to 2pm at 321 Arsenal Street in Watertown and offers […]
Music Makers (10AM and 11AM) 10:00 am
Music Makers (10AM and 11AM) @ Sudbury Library
Jan 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
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“Drop in for a lively half hour of songs, musical instruments, and fun, for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers! This program requires a ticket for admission. Tickets are handed out to each attendee (big […]
Winter Break Events: Candy Land Party, Balloon Artist, + Skating 11:00 am
Winter Break Events: Candy Land Party, Balloon Artist, + Skating @ Patriot Place, Foxboro
Jan 1 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
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Winter School Break – Tuesday Events     Winter Skate presented by  Harvard Pilgrim Health Care will be open 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM on Monday, January 1 outside Patriots ProShop and CBS Scene Restaurant […]
First Day Hike 12:00 pm
First Day Hike @ Houghton's Pond, Milton
Jan 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
First Day Hike @ Houghton's Pond, Milton | Milton | Massachusetts | United States
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“First Day Hikes – Blue Hills Wildlife: noon – 1 pm Hot cocoa & snacks for sale Three DCR Ranger-led Hikes at 1 pm Join the “Granddaddy of First Day Hikes” and celebrate New Year’s […]
New Years Day Family Party, Register 12:00 pm
New Years Day Family Party, Register @ Kids' Fun Stop, W. Roxbury
Jan 1 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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“DJ Mark will help us count down the minutes(countdown begins just before 1pm) Dancing, Games, Pinata, Balloons, “Sparklers”, Streamers & More. A safe, fun welcome to 2018 for families with young children. All ages welcome […]
First Day Hike 1:00 pm
First Day Hike @ Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park, Uxbridge
Jan 1 @ 1:00 pm
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“Meet at the Visitor Center. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. Warm up after the hike at the River Bend Farm Visitor Center with hot cocoa and conversation. Co-sponsored by the Blackstone Heritage Corridor and the […]
LEGO Club (Ages 4+) 2:00 pm
LEGO Club (Ages 4+) @ Sudbury Library
Jan 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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“Children ages 4 and up can drop-in to make Lego creations at the Library.  Once finished, children will be able to display their masterpieces in the Children’s Department for all patrons to enjoy! Duplo Lego […]
LEGO Club (Ages +4) 4:00 pm
LEGO Club (Ages +4) @ Sudbury Library
Jan 1 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
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“Children ages 4 and up can drop-in every Tuesday to make Lego creations at the Library.  Once finished, children will be able to display their masterpieces in the Children’s Department for all patrons to enjoy! […]
Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory 4:00 pm
Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory @ Orpheum Theatre, Foxboro
Jan 1 @ 4:00 pm
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“Ages 2+. Bring the family and enjoy Gene Wilder in the original cult classic, presented in our restored Orpheum Theater! Each ticket purchase raises funds for your Foxboro Jaycees and the Orpheum Theater; both organizations embody […]
New Year’s Skating Exhibition 4:40 pm
New Year’s Skating Exhibition @ William L. Chase Arena, Natick
Jan 1 @ 4:40 pm – 6:00 pm
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“Join us on Saturday, December 30, for our Winter Holiday Skating Exhibition.” This is mainly an exhibition of the progress of younger skaters in the rink programs, but is open to the public and may […]
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More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 2 all-day
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Indoor Playgrounds, Skating Rinks, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If it […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 2 all-day
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  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 2 all-day
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  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 2 all-day
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  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 2 all-day
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  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 2 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 2 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 2 all-day
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  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 2 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 2 all-day
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Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If it […]
Stroller Bootcamp, Register 9:30 am
Stroller Bootcamp, Register @ Millis Town Hall
Jan 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Stroller Bootcamp, Register @ Millis Town Hall
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Stroller Bootcamp: (January 2-18) Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:30-10:30 AM @ the Millis Town Hall Gym (on rt. 109, across from the fire station) Adult Bootcamp: (January 2-18) Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7:00-8:00 PM @ the Medway Library, Cole Room $10/class […]
Toddler Time, Session 1 9:30 am
Toddler Time, Session 1 @ Morrill Library, Norwood
Jan 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
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“Join us on Tuesday mornings for short stories, movement activities and songs! Drop-in program.  No registration”
Itty Bitty Story Time 9:45 am
Itty Bitty Story Time @ Taft Public Library Mendon
Jan 2 @ 9:45 am – 10:15 am
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“Itty Bitty Story time is designed for our youngest patrons: birth to 3 years old. This program includes stories, songs, musical instruments, and a whole lot more to keep the little ones engaged and entertained! […]
BIDMC New Moms’ Group 10:00 am
BIDMC New Moms’ Group @ Dedham Health & Athletic Complex
Jan 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
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Parent Connection’s new moms’ group meets on Tuesday mornings from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Dedham Health & Athletic Complex.  The group is a great place to ask questions, meet other parents of newborns, […]
Book Beats 10:00 am
Book Beats @ Shrewsbury Public Library
Jan 2 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
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“Book Beats is a music & movement early literacy program. We will read (or sing!) some books, move along to music with rhythm sticks, colorful scarves, and percussion eggs. Program is strongly recommended for ages 2-3. Siblings […]
Just 4s and 5s Morning 10:00 am
Just 4s and 5s Morning @ Northborough Free Library
Jan 2 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
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“A storytime with a little independence Join Ms. Melissa for some stories and a fun activity. Grownups remain outside our program room for this storytime.       NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED       FOR CHILDREN […]
Make Way For Storytime (10 AM & 11 AM) 10:00 am
Make Way For Storytime (10 AM & 11 AM) @ Newton Free Library
Jan 2 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
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“Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children’s room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.”
McAuliffe Drop-In Baby Lapsit Storytime 10:00 am
McAuliffe Drop-In Baby Lapsit Storytime @ McAuliffe Branch Library, Framingham
Jan 2 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
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“Ages 0-2 with an adult. Come sing and play with words, rhyme and puppets at baby lapsit time. Parents can network while babies pick up phonological awareness, one of six foundations of future reading success. […]
Rice City Woodland Adventures, Register 10:00 am
Rice City Woodland Adventures, Register @ Rice City Pond Dam, Uxbridge
Jan 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
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“Woodland Adventures is based on a pretty simple idea – kids need ample time to play outside. Just unstructured, free play in the great outdoors. No programs or lessons, no athletics goals; no goals at […]
Story Time 10:00 am
Story Time @ Bacon Free Library, Natick
Jan 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
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“Story Time! Come listen to a variety of stories with Fran, do a craft, and find some great books to take home. No registration required.”
Terrific Toddlers 10:00 am
Terrific Toddlers @ Needham Library
Jan 2 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
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“Terrific Toddlers, for children 1-2 years old and their caregivers, uses stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, rhythm and sensory activities to help young walkers learn vocabulary and develop gross motor skills.”
Preschool Storytime, register 10:15 am
Preschool Storytime, register @ Grafton Public Library
Jan 2 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
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“Preschool Storytime is a 30-minute program for children ages 3.5-5.  Join us as we share stories, songs, felt board fun, and movement activities. The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. […]
Drop In Crafts w/Crista 10:30 am
Drop In Crafts w/Crista @ Kids' Fun Stop, W. Roxbury
Jan 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
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“If your child can sit in a chair, they will be able to participate in this craft! Just drop in between 10:30-11:30 and grab a seat for this fun, seasonal craft. Great for fine motor […]
Drop-In Storytime 10:30 am
Drop-In Storytime @ Dedham Library
Jan 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
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Ed Morgan Sing-Along 10:30 am
Ed Morgan Sing-Along @ Norfolk Public Library
Jan 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
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“Join Ed Morgan for a sing-along with great music and dancing. A splendid time for everyone! Caregivers must remain with children. All Ages, no registration required.”
Fells BookBabies 10:30 am
Fells BookBabies @ Fells Branch Library, Wellesley
Jan 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
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“Stories, songs, and fingerplays followed by open play for babies ages 0-24 months. The Fells Branch is located at 308 Weston Road.”
Get Ready for Kindergarten 10:30 am
Get Ready for Kindergarten @ Franklin Public Library
Jan 2 @ 10:30 am
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“This 45 minute program featuring stories, songs, activities, and crafts will help prepare your children for preschool and kindergarten.  Parents and caregivers can attend with their child if they wish.  No registration is required.”
Mother Goose Time 10:30 am
Mother Goose Time @ Wayland Public Library
Jan 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
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“A storytime for babies and toddlers filled with songs, rhymes, stories, and movement. Ages babies to 2.5 years. Registration is not required. We ask that parents and caregivers participate in the storytime activities with their […]
Skate N’ Scoot: Indoor Roller Skating & Scooter Time 10:30 am
Skate N’ Scoot: Indoor Roller Skating & Scooter Time @ Waltham Community Center
Jan 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
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Bring roller skates or a scooter to play on the indoor surface! Monday/Wednesday Family Time: 3:30-5 pm Tuesday/Thursday Preschool Time: 10:30-11:30 am “We now have roller skates!!! Limited sizes available for free rentals.” “Hours may […]
Step-Up Storytime 10:30 am
Step-Up Storytime @ Wellesley Library
Jan 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
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“Enjoy books, songs, and rhymes in a storytime that helps build early literacy skills for children ages 18 months to 3 years!”
Toddler Time 10:30 am
Toddler Time @ Millis Public Library
Jan 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
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“Stories, songs, and a simple art project, ideal for toddlers.”
Toddler Time, Session 2 10:30 am
Toddler Time, Session 2 @ Morrill Library, Norwood
Jan 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
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“Join us on Tuesday mornings for short stories, movement activities and songs! Drop-in program.  No registration”
“Storytime” Shows with Character Visit 11:00 am
“Storytime” Shows with Character Visit @ Showcase Cinema, Patriot Place
Jan 2 @ 11:00 am – 11:15 am
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“Patriot Place offers a FREE weekly event for kids and their parents. Kids Club Storytime is held every Tuesday at Showcase Cinema de Lux at 11:00 AM.” A book is projected onto the screen and […]
Babies and Books 11:00 am
Babies and Books @ Needham Library
Jan 2 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
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“Babies and Books, for children up to one year and their caregivers, will focus on a baby’s understanding of spatial relationships, language, communication and body movement. The program will consist of songs, lap games, rhythm […]
Baby Talk and Parent Discussion Playgroup, Register 11:00 am
Baby Talk and Parent Discussion Playgroup, Register @ Framingham Main Library
Jan 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
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“ Birth to 8 months: Come join us as we discuss common topics for parents with infants as well as sing songs and play with new friends. Sign up appreciated!”
Mother Goose on the Loose 11:00 am
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Boyden Library, Foxboro
Jan 2 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
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“Get little ones ready to read and learn!  Children who are infants to age 3 are welcome to join us for stories, music, puppets, interactive rhymes, shaker eggs, and more. Children must be accompanied by […]
Toddler Jam 11:00 am
Toddler Jam @ Medway Public Library
Jan 2 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
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“Newborns – 3 year-olds are invited to this weekly drop-in program of stories, fingerplay and songs accompanied by mountain dulcimer. No registration necessary. Children must be accompanied by parent/caregiver.”
YMCA Play, Learn, and Grow Group 11:00 am
YMCA Play, Learn, and Grow Group @ Ashland Public Library
Jan 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
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“Tuesdays 11:00 – 12:00 or Thursdays 11:00 – 12:00 Infants through age 5. You may attend one program per week. This program is offered at the Library by the Metrowest YMCA for children and their […]
Toddler Playgroup 11:15 am
Toddler Playgroup @ Franklin Public Library
Jan 2 @ 11:15 am
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“Take a break and enjoy some playtime at this informal morning playgroup. The library will provide toys, music, and books for children who are accompanied by an adult. Connect with other parents and let little […]
Drop-In Breastfeeding Support Group 11:30 am
Drop-In Breastfeeding Support Group @ Norwood Hospital
Jan 2 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
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Breastfeeding support drop in group held every Tuesday 11:30 to 1pm in the Luciano Conference Room at Norwood Hospital Directions: Take the East elevator to 2R take a left and the classroom is the last […]
Momma and Baby Yoga, Register 12:00 pm
Momma and Baby Yoga, Register @ The Gentle Place, Framingham
Jan 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
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“Bring your baby while you get your yoga on! This class is for women with non-mobile babies who want to focus on strengthening and balancing postures for the postpartum body. Breath and movement are linked […]
Just 4s and 5s Afternoon 1:00 pm
Just 4s and 5s Afternoon @ Northborough Free Library
Jan 2 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
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“A storytime with a little independence.  Join Ms. Melissa for some stories and a fun activity. This is a “repeat performance” of the morning session to allow morning preschoolers  a chance to attend a library storytime. Grownups remain […]
Play, Learn, and Grow (Ages 3-5): Register 1:00 pm
Play, Learn, and Grow (Ages 3-5): Register @ Fuller Middle School, Door #16, Framingham
Jan 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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“Come join us for a school readiness experience designed for 3-5 year old children not in a preschool program. You and your child will learn skills that prepare you for Kindergarten such as attending at […]
Especially for Me: Free Sensory-Friendly Afternoon, Register 1:30 pm
Especially for Me: Free Sensory-Friendly Afternoon, Register @ Discovery Museums, Acton
Jan 2 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
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“Come explore the Museums’ campus at your own pace. During these events the Museums are open to the general public, but group visits and birthday parties are not scheduled in order to avoid crowding and […]
On My Own Storytime 2:00 pm
On My Own Storytime @ Norfolk Public Library
Jan 2 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
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“An independent story time experience with books and a hands-on activity. Caregivers must stay in the building, but are encouraged to let children attend the program alone. Ages 3 and up.”
After School Kids (ASK) 2:30 pm
After School Kids (ASK) @ Bellingham Public Library
Jan 2 @ 2:30 pm – 4:45 pm
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“For grades 4-7. Join us after school in the Children’s Program Room for afternoon fun! Play against your friends on our Wii U (or play against some new friends), use our Chromebooks, play a game, […]
Hills Branch Storycraft 3:30 pm
Hills Branch Storycraft @ Hills Branch Library, Wellesley
Jan 2 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
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“Drop in for stories, songs, and a craft that build early literacy skills. For children ages 2-6 and their grownup. The Hills Branch is located at 210 Washington Street. ”
Skate N’ Scoot: Indoor Roller Skating & Scooter Time 3:30 pm
Skate N’ Scoot: Indoor Roller Skating & Scooter Time @ Waltham Community Center
Jan 2 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
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Bring roller skates or a scooter to play on the indoor surface! Monday/Wednesday Family Time: 3:30-5 pm Tuesday/Thursday Preschool Time: 10:30-11:30 am “We now have roller skates!!! Limited sizes available for free rentals.” “Hours may […]
Tell me a Story, Register 3:30 pm
Tell me a Story, Register @ Hopedale's Bancroft Library
Jan 2 @ 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm
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“Stories…Flannel Board…Crafts; Ages 3-6 years; Register”
Try it Tuesday- Marshmallow Building Challenge 3:30 pm
Try it Tuesday- Marshmallow Building Challenge @ Dedham Library
Jan 2 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
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“Every other Tuesday join us as we try something new at the Main Library. This week we’re having a marshmallow building challenge. Marshmallows and toothpicks will be provided and is open to children of all […]
LEGO-mania 3:45 pm
LEGO-mania @ Islington Branch Library Westwood
Jan 2 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
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“Kids in grades K & up.  Come and build with library LEGOs!”
Building Blocks Lego Club 4:00 pm
Building Blocks Lego Club @ Norfolk Public Library
Jan 2 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
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“Imagine, create, and build anything you can dream of with LEGO. We have all the pieces you could need! Ages 5+. All children under age 8 must be accompanied by a caregiver.”
Building Zone 4:00 pm
Building Zone @ Dover Town Library
Jan 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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“Design and build imaginative structures using LEGO®, DUPLO®, giant bricks, and KEVA® building planks. No registration. We’ll have blocks for kids of all ages. What will you build?”
LEGO Club 4:00 pm
LEGO Club @ Millis Public Library
Jan 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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“Join is for LEGO Club, a drop-in LEGO play group for children in pre-school through 4th grade.  No registration required!”
LEGO Club (Ages +4) 4:00 pm
LEGO Club (Ages +4) @ Sudbury Library
Jan 2 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
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“Children ages 4 and up can drop-in every Tuesday to make Lego creations at the Library.  Once finished, children will be able to display their masterpieces in the Children’s Department for all patrons to enjoy! […]
Minecraft Club 4:00 pm
Minecraft Club @ Sharon Library
Jan 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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“Just show up and play with friends and other fans of one of the most innovative and creative computer games of all time. We have a variety of activities that we rotate by day including competitions, […]
Read to a Dog, Register 4:00 pm
Read to a Dog, Register @ Sharon Library
Jan 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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“Sign up for a 15 minute session to read to Sophie. Sophie is a 3-year old Boxer. Please bring the book that you want to read. Open to youth ages 5-18 of all abilities who […]
Read to Miss Patty, Register 4:00 pm
Read to Miss Patty, Register @ Boyden Library, Foxboro
Jan 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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“Miss Patty is ready to help beginning readers sound out words, practice reading skills, and gain reading confidence. Registration is necessary. Sign up for a 15 minute session with Miss Patty by calling the Children’s Desk at 508-543-1246. […]
Ukulele Office Hours 4:00 pm
Ukulele Office Hours @ Wellesley Free Library
Jan 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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“Ukulele Office Hours is for anyone who plays – or wants to play – the ukulele. Drop in on most Tuesday afternoons between 4:00-5:00 pm to meet with Children’s Librarian Emma Caywood who will answer your […]
Magician at Uno’s 5:00 pm
Magician at Uno’s @ Uno Pizzeria & Grill, Framingham
Jan 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Magician at Uno's @ Uno Pizzeria & Grill, Framingham
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Survival Minecraft Challenge (New Session), Register 6:00 pm
Survival Minecraft Challenge (New Session), Register @ fungineers, Norfolk
Jan 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
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“SURVIVAL Minecraft Challenge meets once a week for 90 minutes to compete in a series of survival challenges within the Minecraft environment. Participants will have the chance to work both in teams and individually, using […]
Storytime – Register 7:00 pm
Storytime – Register @ Maynard Public Library
Jan 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Storytime for ages 3 & up.   For kids 3 and over.  Join Mr. Mark for his weekly storytime!  Please sign up at the Children’s Desk or call 978.897.1010 x 106
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More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 3 all-day
Tickets
Indoor Playgrounds, Skating Rinks, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If it […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 3 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 3 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 3 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 3 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 3 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 3 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 3 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 3 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 3 all-day
Tickets
Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If it […]
Toddler Time (9 or 10:15 AM) 9:00 am
Toddler Time (9 or 10:15 AM) @ Grafton Public Library
Jan 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:45 am
Tickets
Toddler Time is offered two times on Wednesdays. The first session is 9:00 am – 9:30 am. The second session is 10:15 am – 10:45 am. “Toddler Time is a 30-minute program for children who are […]
PJ Library Bagels and Books Drop-in Playgroup 9:30 am
PJ Library Bagels and Books Drop-in Playgroup @ Temple Sinai, Sharon
Jan 3 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Tickets
Treat yourself and your child to a fun, weekly activity in a welcoming and relaxed environment. Enjoy a bagel, listen to a story and meet other parents and caregivers while your children play and socialize. […]
Stay ‘N Play Playgroup 9:30 am
Stay ‘N Play Playgroup @ Grace Baptist Church
Jan 3 @ 9:30 am
Tickets
Stay ‘n Play is a playgroup for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. It meets every Wednesday from 9:30 – 11:30 AM from September to May.  Stay ‘n Play offers a variety of activity rooms, […]
Wee Reads (9:30AM and 10:30AM) 9:30 am
Wee Reads (9:30AM and 10:30AM) @ Sudbury Library
Jan 3 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Tickets
“Children from birth through age 18 month are invited to drop-in for a lapsit featuring short stories, songs, movement and rhymes to encourage early literacy and parent/child interaction. Join us after the program for playtime! […]
Mother Goose on the Loose 9:45 am
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Northborough Free Library
Jan 3 @ 9:45 am – 10:15 am
Tickets
“A special storytime for our littlest patrons! This is an early literacy program for children birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments […]
Alphabet Soup Lapsit (10 and 11 AM) 10:00 am
Alphabet Soup Lapsit (10 and 11 AM) @ Newton Free Library
Jan 3 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tickets
“Songs, stories and movement for all children under 2 with their caregivers.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children’s room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.”
Animal Tales, Register 10:00 am
Animal Tales, Register @ Fairmount Fruit Farm, Franklin
Jan 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Tickets
“Kids will get to read a story and do a craft based on a certain farm animal. They will also get a chance to feed the animals, touch the animals and learn all about the […]
Child’s Play 10:00 am
Child’s Play @ Needham Library
Jan 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tickets
“Child’s Play is a drop-in program for children 0-2 years and their caregivers. The songs, rhymes, lap games and books in this program will promote rhythm, coordination and verbal skills in young children as well […]
Crafty Wednesdays 10:00 am
Crafty Wednesdays @ Uxbridge Library
Jan 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tickets
“Crafty Wednesday is every Wednesday from 10am-4pm. Join us in the children’s room for seasonally themed take-home crafts!”
Story Time 10:00 am
Story Time @ Bacon Free Library, Natick
Jan 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tickets
“Story Time! Come listen to a variety of stories with Fran, do a craft, and find some great books to take home. No registration required.”
Lap Sit, Arrive Early 10:15 am
Lap Sit, Arrive Early @ Ashland Public Library
Jan 3 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Tickets
“Wednesday mornings from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. For infants and toddlers through age 3 ½. Join us for stories, songs & fingerplays. This is a very large group and SPACE IS LIMITED. Free tickets are […]
Pattycake Place 10:15 am
Pattycake Place @ Medfield Public Library
Jan 3 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Tickets
“Babies and their caregivers – join us for lapsit fun! Enjoy songs, stories and rhymes during this interactive program. Ages 0 – 24 months. No sign up required. Please choose one Storytime session per week.”
Tales and Tunes Storytime 10:15 am
Tales and Tunes Storytime @ Holliston Public Library
Jan 3 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Tickets
“Ages 1.5-5. Listen to Stories and sing songs with Ms. Tracy”
BookBabies 10:30 am
BookBabies @ Wellesley Library
Jan 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Tickets
“Stories, songs, and fingerplays followed by open play for babies ages 0-18 months. Sponsored by the Friends of the Wellesley Free Libraries.”
Books, Babies, and Bubbles 10:30 am
Books, Babies, and Bubbles @ Shrewsbury Public Library
Jan 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Tickets
“Enjoy songs, fingerplays and books with the littlest listeners. Babies from birth to 2 are welcome, along with their caregivers. Come for the stories and songs, stay for the bubbles and toys! This program will […]
Mother Goose on the Loose (10:30) 10:30 am
Mother Goose on the Loose (10:30) @ Northborough Free Library
Jan 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Tickets
“A special storytime for our littlest patrons! This is an early literacy program for children birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments […]
Mother Goose Time 10:30 am
Mother Goose Time @ Millis Public Library
Jan 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Tickets
“Songs, fingerplays, books, puppets and lapsit rhymes for babies and toddlers. Recommended for Ages 0-3”
Music Man Sing Along 10:30 am
Music Man Sing Along @ Kids' Fun Stop, W. Roxbury
Jan 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Tickets
“Sing & Dance with Ed Morgan, the Music Man the first Wednesday each month!“
Preschool Storycraft, Register 10:30 am
Preschool Storycraft, Register @ Sharon Library
Jan 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Tickets
“Enjoys fingerplays, songs, a book, and a simple craft geared towards toddlers and preschoolers. Registration appreciated. Limit 20 children per program”
Preschool Wednesday: Story, Live Animal, Craft 10:30 am
Preschool Wednesday: Story, Live Animal, Craft @ EcoTarium, Worcester
Jan 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Tickets
“Each week, enjoy a story time, meet a live animal and get creative with a supervised craft activity — all geared especially for little ones aged 4 and under. The story and animal circle is […]
Story and Craft Time 10:30 am
Story and Craft Time @ Taft Public Library Mendon
Jan 3 @ 10:30 am
Tickets
“Our program resumes this month! All ages are welcome and no registration is required.   Join us Wednesday mornings at 10:30am. 1/3: Winter Stories 1/17: Stories from the Dump: all about Garbage Trucks 1/24: Come hungry! […]
Storytime @ Endicott 10:30 am
Storytime @ Endicott @ Endicott Branch Library, Dedham
Jan 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Tickets
 
Terrific Toddlers 10:30 am
Terrific Toddlers @ Franklin Public Library
Jan 3 @ 10:30 am
Tickets
“Enjoy thirty minutes of interactive stories, songs, and activities for families and children from birth to age 3. No registration is required.”
Toy Time, Register 10:30 am
Toy Time, Register @ Maynard Public Library
Jan 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Tickets
Kids, come to Toy Time to do the following! Fly a helicopter Play with trains Build with blocks Color with crayons Clean my office, oh wait, that’s not part of it! and much, much more! […]
Toddler Time 10:45 am
Toddler Time @ Medfield Public Library
Jan 3 @ 10:45 am – 11:00 am
Tickets
“Stories, songs, rhymes, and movement activities designed especially for toddlers and their caregivers. Ages 18 – 36 months. No sign up required. Please choose one Storytime session per week.”
Baby and Toddler Dance Time 11:00 am
Baby and Toddler Dance Time @ Dedham Library
Jan 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Tickets
“Groove with your child to popular children’s songs to help them learn rhythm and coordination at our baby and toddler dance party! This takes place at the Main Library.  All are welcome to attend and […]
Baby Lapsit 11:00 am
Baby Lapsit @ Stow's Randall Library
Jan 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:15 am
Tickets
“Come enjoy our special story time geared specially for infant cognitive and language-based development. Have fun with your baby and meet other parents with infants in the area.”
Fun with STEM 11:00 am
Fun with STEM @ Patriot Place Activity Center, Foxboro
Jan 3 @ 11:00 am
Tickets
“The Children’s Museum in Easton presents S.T.E.M. Fun (Science, technology, engineering and mathematics) for kids! Calling future scientists, technologist, engineers and mathematicians! Test theories and predictions through a compilation of science, technology, engineering and mathematics […]
Name Snowman Craft, Register 11:00 am
Name Snowman Craft, Register @ Learning Express, Westborough
Jan 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Tickets
“Create your name within a snowman! This fun craft encourages spelling and is seasonally fun! This is a free event, but space is limited. Please reserve your spot by selecting “Going” on the event page”
Play, Learn, and Grow (Ages 3-5): Register 11:00 am
Play, Learn, and Grow (Ages 3-5): Register @ Fuller Middle School, Door #16, Framingham
Jan 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tickets
“Come join us for a school readiness experience designed for 3-5 year old children not in a preschool program. You and your child will learn skills that prepare you for Kindergarten such as attending at […]
Ready, Set…Sing & Move 11:00 am
Ready, Set…Sing & Move @ Needham Public Library
Jan 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Tickets
“Join Cici Hunt in this fun-filled music and movement class for children 2-5 years of age and their caretakers. Registration is required, with a maximum of 20 children and caregiver, and starts approximately two weeks […]
Toddler Jam 11:00 am
Toddler Jam @ Medway Public Library
Jan 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Tickets
“Newborns – 3 year-olds are invited to this weekly drop-in program of stories, fingerplay and songs accompanied by mountain dulcimer. No registration necessary. Children must be accompanied by parent/caregiver.”
Toddler Playgroup 11:00 am
Toddler Playgroup @ Franklin Public Library
Jan 3 @ 11:00 am
Tickets
“Take a break and enjoy some playtime at this informal morning playgroup. The library will provide toys, music, and books for children who are accompanied by an adult. Connect with other parents and let little […]
All Together Now Sibling Storytime 11:15 am
All Together Now Sibling Storytime @ Medfield Public Library
Jan 3 @ 11:15 am – 11:30 am
Tickets
“Something for everyone! Babies, toddlers and their caregivers join together with stories, songs, rhymes and movement activities.  A  perfect choice for siblings.  Ages 0 – 36 mos.  No sign up required.  Please choose one Storytime […]
Multi-Age Storytime 11:30 am
Multi-Age Storytime @ Norfolk Public Library
Jan 3 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Tickets
“An interactive drop-in story time with songs, games, and a hands-on activity. Age 2 and up with caregiver. No registration required.”
Preschool Pageturners 11:45 am
Preschool Pageturners @ Medfield Public Library
Jan 3 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Tickets
“This program for preschoolers is designed to encourage the love of books that help develop important early literacy skills. Ages 3 – 5. No sign up necessary. Please choose one Storytime session per week.” Location: […]
Story Time for Preschoolers 1:30 pm
Story Time for Preschoolers @ Boyden Library, Foxboro
Jan 3 @ 1:30 pm – 2:10 pm
Tickets
“It’s Story Time for Ages 3-6!  Join us for stories, songs, interactive rhymes, thinking games, hands-on activities, and crafts. Registration is not required and there is no charge to attend. Get children ready to read! Bring […]
After School Kids (ASK) 2:30 pm
After School Kids (ASK) @ Bellingham Public Library
Jan 3 @ 2:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Tickets
“For grades 4-7. Join us after school in the Children’s Program Room for afternoon fun! Play against your friends on our Wii U (or play against some new friends), use our Chromebooks, play a game, […]
LEGO Club 3:00 pm
LEGO Club @ Wellesley Library
Jan 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tickets
“Join our monthly LEGO Club for school age children in Kindergarten and up.  Drop in to the Craft Room between 3:00-4:00 p.m. to design and build your own creations using our LEGOs. Since LEGOs may […]
Lego Club 3:00 pm
Lego Club @ Wayland Public Library
Jan 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tickets
“Children will make fabulous creations out of legos. This month’s theme is Robots. For ages 5 and up.”
Book-Its 3:30 pm
Book-Its @ Hopedale's Bancroft Library
Jan 3 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Tickets
“Stories, Poems, Word Games and Crafts. Grades K-3”
Build with Legos 3:30 pm
Build with Legos @ Bacon Free Library, Natick
Jan 3 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Tickets
“Use your imagination to create great structures with Legos! We’ll display our buildings in the library for everyone to admire!”
Skate N’ Scoot: Indoor Roller Skating & Scooter Time 3:30 pm
Skate N’ Scoot: Indoor Roller Skating & Scooter Time @ Waltham Community Center
Jan 3 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Tickets
Bring roller skates or a scooter to play on the indoor surface! Monday/Wednesday Family Time: 3:30-5 pm Tuesday/Thursday Preschool Time: 10:30-11:30 am “We now have roller skates!!! Limited sizes available for free rentals.” “Hours may […]
STEM Club 3:30 pm
STEM Club @ Bolton Public Library
Jan 3 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Tickets
Kids in grades 4-8 can drop in for our first ever STEM Club! We’ll have a Q-BA-Maze marble run and recycled materials for creating your own marble runs.
After School Art Class, Register 4:00 pm
After School Art Class, Register @ Once Upon a Kiln, Bellingham
Jan 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tickets
“After School Art starts up on Jan. 3 at 4pm! Every week will be a new art project. We will do canvas, ceramics, glass fusing, mosaics, and more! Each week the class will be $15 […]
Construction Junction 4:00 pm
Construction Junction @ Franklin Public Library
Jan 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tickets
“Every Wednesday afternoon we will hang out and build all sorts of things, using our favorite building toys from Legos to Lincoln Logs! See you there!”
Open Piano Play 4:30 pm
Open Piano Play @ Dedham Library
Jan 3 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Tickets
“The Main Library has a baby grand piano that will be open for the public to play. Feel free to stop in and play whether you are a beginner or expert.”
Middle School Book Club 6:00 pm
Middle School Book Club @ Bolton Public Library
Jan 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tickets
Book Club for all middle school ages.
Minecraft Club, Register 6:00 pm
Minecraft Club, Register @ Northborough Free Library
Jan 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tickets
“Join our Minecraft Club!  You are not required to have your own Minecraft account to participate. This club is for all students in grades 6-12.  Registration is required, space is limited.  All club meetings will […]
Minecraft Mini-Game Class (New Session), Register 6:00 pm
Minecraft Mini-Game Class (New Session), Register @ fungineers, Norfolk
Jan 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Tickets
“Mini-Game Minecraft Challenge meets once a week for 90 minutes to compete in one to two Mini-Games within the Minecraft environment. Participants will use problem-solving skills, strategy, and building techniques to participate in challenges such […]
Paws to Read, Register 6:00 pm
Paws to Read, Register @ Medway Public Library
Jan 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Tickets
“Registration is required for a 15 minute reading session with our visiting therapy dogs.  Children must be able to read independently as this is not a tutoring session but rather an opportunity to practice reading […]
Backyard Astromony 6:30 pm
Backyard Astromony @ Hopkinton Public Library
Jan 3 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Backyard Astromony @ Hopkinton Public Library
Tickets
Bookzilla Book Club, Register 6:30 pm
Bookzilla Book Club, Register @ Sharon Library
Jan 3 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
Tickets
“It’s the biggest, baddest book club around! Join us for discussion, snacks, and a craft! Ages 8 – 11 Let Jonah know of any dietary restrictions. Registration appreciated!”
Snowflake Window Clings @ Endicott 6:30 pm
Parent / Child Bookclub, Register 7:00 pm
Parent / Child Bookclub, Register @ Hudson Library
Jan 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tickets
Parent / Child Bookclub for Ages 9-12.  Held the first Wednesday of the month at 7pm.  Contact Tina at the library to sign up.
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More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 4 all-day
Tickets
Indoor Playgrounds, Skating Rinks, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If it […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 4 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 4 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 4 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 4 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 4 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 4 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 4 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 4 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 4 all-day
Tickets
Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If it […]
Library Babies (9:00) 9:00 am
Library Babies (9:00) @ Grafton Public Library
Jan 4 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
Tickets
“Library Babies is a 20-minute program for our very youngest visitors, ages birth-walking. Join us as we read stories, sing songs, recite favorite nursery rhymes, and interact with the babies using bounces and finger plays. […]
Tiny Tots Roller Skating Class 9:00 am
Tiny Tots Roller Skating Class @ Roller Kingdom, Hudson
Jan 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Tickets
Tiny Tots Class~ 9-10:30   $5 includes skate rental, lesson & practice
Baby Tummy Time 9:30 am
Baby Tummy Time @ Franklin Public Library
Jan 4 @ 9:30 am
Tickets
“Babies and caregivers: join us each Thursday morning for Tummy Time! Nurture your baby’s development with gentle music, movement, and sensory play at the library! Please bring a small blanket or towel for your baby’s […]
Stroller Bootcamp, Register 9:30 am
Stroller Bootcamp, Register @ Millis Town Hall
Jan 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Stroller Bootcamp, Register @ Millis Town Hall
Tickets
Stroller Bootcamp: (January 2-18) Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:30-10:30 AM @ the Millis Town Hall Gym (on rt. 109, across from the fire station) Adult Bootcamp: (January 2-18) Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7:00-8:00 PM @ the Medway Library, Cole Room $10/class […]
Bilingual French/English Storytime 10:00 am
Bilingual French/English Storytime @ Northborough Free Library
Jan 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tickets
“Join Miss Kathlyn and Miss Katrina for a special French story time.  We’ll sing familiar songs, as well as read old favorites and new stories in both English and French. Recommended for children ages 3 through 6 […]
Early Explorers: Kiddie Song and Dance 10:00 am
Early Explorers: Kiddie Song and Dance @ Marlborough Public Library
Jan 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tickets
Join performers Joe & Stephanie on the first Thursday of the month for some musical fun! This program is perfect for toddlers & preschoolers, but younger siblings are welcome as well!
Flip’n Fun, Register 10:00 am
Flip’n Fun, Register @ McKeon Dance and Gymnastics, Hopedale
Jan 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Tickets
“90 minutes of pure physical Fun!! Children ages 1-6 will have an absolute blast in our tunnels, foam block pit, rope climb, Air Trak, Rock Wall, Inflatable and more. Flip’n Fun is an indoor soft […]
iStorytime 10:00 am
iStorytime @ Newton Free Library
Jan 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tickets
“Watch and listen to a story, sing songs and play instruments, join in for an activity and craft.   Aimed at kids up through age 4.”
Toddler Playgroup 10:00 am
Toddler Playgroup @ Millis Public Library
Jan 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Tickets
“Children ages 1-3 and their caregivers are invited to drop in and play in our Roche Bros Community!  The group is geared towards children ages 12mos-36mos, but older or younger siblings of any age are welcome.”
Wiggle Words, Register 10:00 am
Wiggle Words, Register @ Shrewsbury Public Library
Jan 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tickets
“Wiggle Words is a fun variety style story time filled with books, songs, activities, and crafts based on a theme. This program is for children 3 – 4 years old with a parent or guardian. […]
Library Babies (10:15) 10:15 am
Library Babies (10:15) @ Grafton Public Library
Jan 4 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Tickets
“Library Babies is a 20-minute program for our very youngest visitors, ages birth-walking. Join us as we read stories, sing songs, recite favorite nursery rhymes, and interact with the babies using bounces and finger plays. […]
Pattycake Place 10:15 am
Pattycake Place @ Medfield Public Library
Jan 4 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Tickets
“Babies and their caregivers – join us for lapsit fun! Enjoy songs, stories and rhymes during this interactive program. Ages 0 – 24 months. No sign up required. Please choose one Storytime session per week.”
Weekly Storytime 10:15 am
Weekly Storytime @ Framingham Main Library
Jan 4 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Tickets
“Ages 3-5. Get in the library habit — drop in every week for some age appropriate stories, school readiness activities, and the occasional thematic craft. And on the first Thursday of the month, meet some […]
Music Mashup 10:30 am
Music Mashup @ Northborough Free Library
Jan 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Tickets
“An engaging and interactive program developed for families with children ages 2 through 5.  We will use instruments, scarves and other toys while we read, dance to music, and make some noise! No registration required.“
Preschool Storytime 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Upton Town Library
Jan 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Tickets
“Drop in for stories, songs and crafts!” *Schedule subject to change. In the event of no programs being held at times when sessions would be otherwise be offered, families are highly encouraged and welcome to […]
Preschool Storytime 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Walpole Public Library
Jan 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Tickets
“Suitable for ages 3-5. Help your preschooler get ready to read. They’ll enjoy stories and build language skills. Children must be able to sit unattended. Drop-ins welcome.”
Sing-Along with Jeannie Mack 10:30 am
Sing-Along with Jeannie Mack @ Wayland Public Library
Jan 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Tickets
“Jeannie Mack will perform all kinds of fun, bounce-around, sing-along songs geared for young children. Plenty of opportunity for audience participation! For babies, toddlers, and preschoolers with caregiver.”
Skate N’ Scoot: Indoor Roller Skating & Scooter Time 10:30 am
Skate N’ Scoot: Indoor Roller Skating & Scooter Time @ Waltham Community Center
Jan 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Tickets
Bring roller skates or a scooter to play on the indoor surface! Monday/Wednesday Family Time: 3:30-5 pm Tuesday/Thursday Preschool Time: 10:30-11:30 am “We now have roller skates!!! Limited sizes available for free rentals.” “Hours may […]
Step-Up Storytime 10:30 am
Step-Up Storytime @ Wellesley Library
Jan 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Tickets
“Enjoy books, songs, and rhymes in a storytime that helps build early literacy skills for children ages 18 months to 3 years!”
Story and Craft 10:30 am
Story and Craft @ Franklin Public Library
Jan 4 @ 10:30 am
Tickets
“Stories, activities, and a craft for children ages 3, 4, 5, and 6 who are able to attend “on their own.” This program lasts around 45 minutes. No registration is required.”
Story Time 10:30 am
Story Time @ Bolton Public Library
Jan 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Tickets
“Bundle Up” themed storytime and craft in the Children’s Room for ages 2+
Super Awesome Fun Time 10:30 am
Super Awesome Fun Time @ Dover Town Library
Jan 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Tickets
“Join us for an energetic array of movement, music, songs, stories, sensory activities, crafts, and fun for all involved! No registration. Open to all ages.”
Tales for Tots 10:30 am
Tales for Tots @ Sudbury Library
Jan 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Tickets
“Drop-in for a morning of stories, rhymes, fingerplays and songs that promote early literacy skills through storytime. Stay after for a simple, sensory craft! This interactive program is perfect for children ages 18 months – […]
Toddler Dance Party, Register 10:30 am
Toddler Dance Party, Register @ Sharon Library
Jan 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Tickets
“Music, dancing, props, and activities geared towards toddlers. Registration appreciated. Limit 20 children per program. “
Toddler Time 10:45 am
Toddler Time @ Medfield Public Library
Jan 4 @ 10:45 am – 11:00 am
Tickets
“Stories, songs, rhymes, and movement activities designed especially for toddlers and their caregivers. Ages 18 – 36 months. No sign up required. Please choose one Storytime session per week.”
It’s Story Time 11:00 am
It’s Story Time @ Medway Public Library
Jan 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Tickets
“Ages 10 months-5 years.* A drop-in story time with songs, stories, and craft. All children must be accompanied by a caregiver   * These ages are flexible! If you think your children will enjoy story time, […]
Mother Goose on the Loose 11:00 am
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Boyden Library, Foxboro
Jan 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Tickets
“Get little ones ready to read and learn!  Children who are infants to age 3 are welcome to join us for stories, music, puppets, interactive rhymes, shaker eggs, and more. Children must be accompanied by […]
Storytime with Miss Cat 11:00 am
Storytime with Miss Cat @ Uxbridge Library
Jan 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Storytime with Miss Cat @ Uxbridge Library
Tickets
Tot Time, Register 11:00 am
Tot Time, Register @ Hopedale's Bancroft Library
Jan 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Tickets
“Music…Puppets…Stories…Rhymes; Age 18 months to 3 years; Register”
YMCA Play, Learn, and Grow Group 11:00 am
YMCA Play, Learn, and Grow Group @ Ashland Public Library
Jan 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tickets
“Tuesdays 11:00 – 12:00 or Thursdays 11:00 – 12:00 Infants through age 5. You may attend one program per week. This program is offered at the Library by the Metrowest YMCA for children and their […]
All Together Now Sibling Storytime 11:15 am
All Together Now Sibling Storytime @ Medfield Public Library
Jan 4 @ 11:15 am – 11:30 am
Tickets
“Something for everyone! Babies, toddlers and their caregivers join together with stories, songs, rhymes and movement activities.  A  perfect choice for siblings.  Ages 0 – 36 mos.  No sign up required.  Please choose one Storytime […]
Toddler Playgroup 11:15 am
Toddler Playgroup @ Franklin Public Library
Jan 4 @ 11:15 am
Tickets
“Take a break and enjoy some playtime at this informal morning playgroup. The library will provide toys, music, and books for children who are accompanied by an adult. Connect with other parents and let little […]
Preschool Pageturners 11:45 am
Preschool Pageturners @ Medfield Public Library
Jan 4 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Tickets
“This program for preschoolers is designed to encourage the love of books that help develop important early literacy skills. Ages 3 – 5. No sign up necessary. Please choose one Storytime session per week.” Location: […]
Afternoon Science at Endicott: Melting Ice 3:30 pm
Afternoon Science at Endicott: Melting Ice @ Endicott Branch Library, Dedham
Jan 4 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Tickets
“Join us at the Endicott Branch Library for a fun experiment twice a month. This week we will explore how ice melts by conducting several experiments. This event is free and open to kids of […]
LEGO Brickbuilders, register 3:30 pm
LEGO Brickbuilders, register @ Grafton Public Library
Jan 4 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Tickets
“Calling all Master Builders in grades K-5! What can you create today? Please register one participant at a time. You must register every person participating. Unregistered children will not be able to participate. Please adhere […]
Lego Club 3:30 pm
Lego Club @ Upton Town Library
Jan 4 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Tickets
“Drop-in lego building in the children’s area. Let your imagination free using the library’s collection of legos. Finished creations will be put on display in the children’s area. Please don’t bring your own legos” *Schedule […]
Lego Club – Register 3:30 pm
Lego Club – Register @ Maynard Public Library
Jan 4 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Tickets
Join the Lego Club and build rockets, towers, robots, and anything else your mind can imagine!  Sign up at the Children’s Desk or call 978-897-1010 x106
Pokemon Trading 3:30 pm
Pokemon Trading @ Hopedale's Bancroft Library
Jan 4 @ 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Tickets
“Attention Pokemon fans!  We’ll be hosting Pokemon trading on Thursday afternoons throughout January, from 3:30 to 4:15pm.  Bring your cards….maybe you’ll find just the one you’ve been looking for!  It’s not necessary for parents to […]
Try It Thursday, Register 3:30 pm
Try It Thursday, Register @ Norfolk Public Library
Jan 4 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Tickets
“Grades 4-6, registration required. The first Thursday of the month, join us to try new projects. Everything from art to science, we’ll experiment, explore, and create. Registration is required so we have enough supplies. JANUARY: […]
LEGO Club 4:00 pm
LEGO Club @ Holliston Public Library
Jan 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tickets
“The lego club is going strong!  Come build your own creation with Legos we provide.  Creations are displayed in the library until the next club meeting”
Storytime Surprise 4:00 pm
Storytime Surprise @ Newton Free Library
Jan 4 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Tickets
“Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children’s room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.” 1/4: Bears 1/18: Moon Stories
Special Play Space Activities 6:00 pm
Special Play Space Activities @ Framingham Main Library
Jan 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tickets
“Drop in to play with the additional, rotating stations in our new Play Space. Check out our Facebook page to discover which rotating station we will showcase each week. Preschool ages. The Play Space is […]
Pajama Storytime 6:30 pm
Pajama Storytime @ Endicott Branch Library, Dedham
Jan 4 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Tickets
“Pajama Storytime meets at the Endicott Branch Library every first and third Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. It is a fun time for children to enjoy nursery rhymes and bedtime stories. Children are […]
Scratch Club 7:00 pm
Scratch Club @ Newton Free Library
Jan 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tickets
“Please join us for this once a month club!  Kids in grades 3 and 4 come for an hour to explore and work with Scratch (a free programming language designed at MIT) to create games, […]
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Jan 5 all-day
Tickets
Indoor Playgrounds, Skating Rinks, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If it […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 5 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 5 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 5 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 5 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 5 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 5 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 5 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 5 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 5 all-day
Tickets
Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If it […]
Baby (9:30) and Toddler (10:30) Playgroups 9:30 am
Baby (9:30) and Toddler (10:30) Playgroups @ Fiske Library, Wrentham
Jan 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Tickets
“Birth to pre-walkers with Mom, Dad or caregiver meets on Fridays at 9:30. Toddlers (walkers) to 2 1/2 with Mom, Dad or caregiver meets on Fridays at 10:30. Meet new friends, play with the toys […]
Drop-In Playgroup 9:30 am
Drop-In Playgroup @ Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Grafton
Jan 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Tickets
“Playgroup is open to all children, infants through kindergarten. Juice and snacks are available for the children, coffee and tea for the adults. For more info, please contact Karilyn Heisen at (857) 615-7626 or Peg […]
PJ Library Books and Blocks Friday Weekly Drop-In 9:30 am
PJ Library Books and Blocks Friday Weekly Drop-In @ Leventhal-Sidman Center, Newton
Jan 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Tickets
“Join in a fun, weekly playtime. Enjoy stories, songs, activities and free play with other families. Wind down with a warm and interactive welcome to Shabbat. For more information, contact pjlibrary@jccgb.org or 617-558-6587.”
Parents & Babies Support Group 10:00 am
Parents & Babies Support Group @ Temple Israel, Sharon
Jan 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Tickets
“Our free support groups provide safe and nurturing spaces for mothers and/or fathers with their babies (birth to one year) to give and receive support, ask questions, and begin building a parent community.”
PJ Library Books & Blocks Playgroup 10:00 am
PJ Library Books & Blocks Playgroup @ Temple Israel, Natick
Jan 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tickets
“Treat yourself and your child to a fun, weekly activity in a welcoming and relaxed environment and meet other parents while your children play and socialize. Join us for this morning of play, songs, crafts, […]
Stories and Craft 10:00 am
Stories and Craft @ Newton Free Library
Jan 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Tickets
“Stories and a craft aimed at children through age 4. “
Story Time 10:00 am
Story Time @ Bacon Free Library, Natick
Jan 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tickets
“Story Time! Come listen to a variety of stories with Fran, do a craft, and find some great books to take home. No registration required.”
Toddler Explorations Playgroup, Register 10:00 am
Toddler Explorations Playgroup, Register @ Sudbury Cooperative Preschool
Jan 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:45 am
Tickets
” TODDLER EXPLORATIONS Children ages 15 months-3 years December 1st, 8th and 15th 10:00am – 11:45am Come for the full time or just drop by for part of it! Come sing songs and participate in […]
Toddler Time 10:00 am
Toddler Time @ Northborough Free Library
Jan 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tickets
“Enjoy age- and developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, movement activities and fingerplay as we build your child’s early literacy skills. For ages 2 and 3 years old with a favorite adult! No registration required.”
Unlikely Storytime, Register 10:00 am
Unlikely Storytime, Register @ An Unlikely Story, Plainville
Jan 5 @ 10:00 am
Tickets
“Our weekly themed story time events consist of 30 minutes of stories, songs and a simple craft and is recommended for ages two to six, but all story-lovers are welcome! Registration for each storytime will open […]
Unplugged: Technology-Free Playgroup 10:00 am
Unplugged: Technology-Free Playgroup @ Hudson Library
Jan 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tickets
Recharge with us for some old fashioned, technology-free fun!  The preschool area will be free from electronic distractions.  Instead, there will be exciting toys and play spaces to discover! This is a drop-in program in the Children’s Room!
Woodland Adventures, Register 10:00 am
Woodland Adventures, Register @ Upton State Forest
Jan 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tickets
“Woodland Adventures is based on a pretty simple idea – kids need ample time to play outside. Just unstructured, free play in the great outdoors. No programs or lessons, no athletics goals; no goals at […]
Free Tots Community Playgroup 10:15 am
Free Tots Community Playgroup @ Touchstone Community School, Grafton
Jan 5 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Tickets
“A FREE playgroup for local families. We are entering our 6th season of Tots Community Playgroup at Touchstone Community school. Over the last five years, we have brought together over 350 local families for Friday […]
Library Playgroup 10:15 am
Library Playgroup @ Holliston Public Library
Jan 5 @ 10:15 am – 12:30 pm
Tickets
“Come to the library to connect with other young families.  Grown-ups can chat and connect with other parents and caregivers while supervising their children’s play.  Toys and coffee provided by the library! Ages 0-5.”
Hills BookBabies 10:30 am
Hills BookBabies @ Hills Branch Library, Wellesley
Jan 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Tickets
“Stories, songs, and fingerplays followed by open play for babies ages 0-24 months. The Hills Branch is located at 210 Washington Street.”
Mother Goose Storytime, Register 10:30 am
Mother Goose Storytime, Register @ Sharon Library
Jan 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Tickets
“Nursery rhymes, music and movement for babies and toddlers ages 0-24 months. Time for socializing with other adults and their little ones after the program ends. Programs limited to 20 children. Because this is a popular program, if […]
Music and Movement 10:30 am
Music and Movement @ Upton Town Library
Jan 5 @ 10:30 am
Tickets
“Join Deb Hudgins for this 30 minute theme-based program which features singing and guitar music for young children. Ages: infants and preschool children accompanied by parent or caregiver. No registration is required, however the program […]
Preschool Story Time 10:30 am
Preschool Story Time @ Stow's Randall Library
Jan 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Tickets
Preschool Story Time 10:30am to 11:15am
Preschool Storytime and Craft 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime and Craft @ Sudbury Library
Jan 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Tickets
“Preschool aged children are invited to join us on Friday mornings for an interactive, themed storytime and craft designed to promote reading readiness. This program is perfect for children ages 3-6 and their caregivers. Generously […]
STEAM Storytime 10:30 am
STEAM Storytime @ Ashland Public Library
Jan 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Tickets
“For kids age 3 ½ – 6    Each week we read stories and non-fiction books about one topic and then do a related activity.   No registration needed.  January topics include “Animals That Build Their Homes”, […]
Stories and Craft 10:30 am
Stories and Craft @ Wellesley Library
Jan 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Tickets
“Stories and fun for ages 3-5 at the Main library on Friday mornings. Drop-in, no registration required. ”
Storytime 10:30 am
Storytime @ Canton Library
Jan 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Tickets
“Storytime includes stories, songs and fingerplays geared for ages three and up, but all ages welcome.”
Super Awesome Fun Time 10:30 am
Super Awesome Fun Time @ Dover Town Library
Jan 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Tickets
“Join us for an energetic array of movement, music, songs, stories, sensory activities, crafts, and fun for all involved! No registration. Open to all ages.”
Super Awesome Fun Time 10:30 am
Super Awesome Fun Time @ Dedham Library
Jan 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Tickets
“Join us for 45 minutes of music, movement, fingerplays, stories, and fun! Stay for sensory play, painting, messy fun crafts, and more! Free. All ages welcome. Come have some fun!”
Super Awesome Play Time 10:30 am
Super Awesome Play Time @ Dedham Library
Jan 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Tickets
Music!  Toys!  Coloring!  Hands on Sensory Play!
Toddler Time 10:30 am
Toddler Time @ Millis Public Library
Jan 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Tickets
“Stories, songs, and a simple art project, ideal for toddlers.”
Ring a Ding 10:50 am
Ring a Ding @ Bellingham Public Library
Jan 5 @ 10:50 am – 11:25 am
Tickets
“For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in!”
Baby Lapsit 11:00 am
Baby Lapsit @ Bolton Public Library
Jan 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Tickets
Lapsit storytime in the Children’s Room; ages 0-2
It’s Story Time 11:00 am
It’s Story Time @ Medway Public Library
Jan 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Tickets
“Ages 10 months-5 years.* A drop-in story time with songs, stories, and craft. All children must be accompanied by a caregiver   * These ages are flexible! If you think your children will enjoy story time, […]
Mommy + Me Class 11:00 am
Mommy + Me Class @ Patriot Place Activity Center, Foxboro
Jan 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Tickets
“Join Lindsay, an instructor from the Elite Dance Center for a Mommy + Me Class in the Patriot Place Activity Center (located across from Bar Louie). Babies can respond to music before they can do […]
Special Play Space Activities 11:00 am
Special Play Space Activities @ Framingham Main Library
Jan 5 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tickets
“Drop in to play with the additional, rotating stations in our new Play Space. Check out our Facebook page to discover which rotating station we will showcase each week. Preschool ages. The Play Space is […]
Picnic Playgroup 11:30 am
Picnic Playgroup @ Norfolk Public Library
Jan 5 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Tickets
“Ages 0-5 with caregiver. Bring a lunch and enjoy stories, music, and fun. No registration required.”
Unlikely Storytime, Register 11:30 am
Unlikely Storytime, Register @ An Unlikely Story, Plainville
Jan 5 @ 11:30 am
Tickets
“Our weekly themed story time events consist of 30 minutes of stories, songs and a simple craft and is recommended for ages two to six, but all story-lovers are welcome! Registration for each storytime will open […]
First Friday Drop-In Craft 2:30 pm
First Friday Drop-In Craft @ Wellesley Library
Jan 5 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Tickets
“Enjoy our First Friday Drop-in Craft from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the Craft Room.  Drop in anytime during the afternoon to make a craft that is just right for families with children ages 4-8 years old. […]
Fun First Fridays 3:30 pm
Fun First Fridays @ Art: Make It Real, Northbridge
Jan 5 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Tickets
“$20 no registration; Drop by after school for some fun art projects on the first Friday of every month (except during school vacations) Bring a friend and try something new each time. Paint, Draw, Construct, […]
Free Evening Admission 4:30 pm
Free Evening Admission @ Discovery Museums, Acton
Jan 5 @ 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Tickets
“Join us with free admission and explore the museums at night on the first Friday of every month!  We will gratefully accept non-perishable food donations for the Acton Food Pantry and Open Table of Concord […]
Free Tot Shabbat Hop, Register 5:30 pm
Free Tot Shabbat Hop, Register @ Temple BethAm, Framingham
Jan 5 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Tickets
“Join us for Metrowest’s first Tot Shabbat of the season! We’ll be at Temple Beth Am enjoying a craft, songs, a child-friendly service, and light refreshments. [Ages 0-6] To RSVP, visit bostonjcc.org/shabbathopjan. For more information, contact metrowest2@jccgb.org.”
Parent’s Night Out, Register 5:30 pm
Parent’s Night Out, Register @ Donald Cotter Recreation Hall
Jan 5 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Tickets
“Ages 5-12: Have dinner out and relax after the holiday excitement, and let us entertain your kids! Arts & crafts/ games and fun! We will make our own pizzas and drinks will be served. Candy […]
Family Dance Party, Register 6:00 pm
Family Dance Party, Register @ Kids' Fun Stop, W. Roxbury
Jan 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tickets
“Friday night fun for the entire family. Kids’ FUN Stop is a playspace for crawling-6years old most of the time, but Friday Nights it comes ALIVE! Professional DJ playing kids-appropriate music for all ages. Karoke, […]
Electric Youth Concert, Register 6:30 pm
Electric Youth Concert, Register @ The Black Box, Franklin
Jan 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Tickets
“Electric Youth 2018 debuts at THE BLACK BOX with two shows on Friday, January 5 at 6:30 pm and 8:30 pm, offering high-powered family entertainment with music for all ages! Backed by an eight-piece band of world-class […]
Kids Yoga PJ Party, Register 6:30 pm
Kids Yoga PJ Party, Register @ Absolute Yoga, Hopkinton
Jan 5 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Tickets
“Bring your little yogis in for our special PJ Yoga Party with Miss Shannen! Come in pajamas, bring a mat & your favorite stuffy! This class includes mindful breathing and meditation to help calm our […]
Electric Youth Concert, Register 8:30 pm
Electric Youth Concert, Register @ The Black Box, Franklin
Jan 5 @ 8:30 pm – 10:15 pm
Tickets
“Electric Youth 2018 debuts at THE BLACK BOX with two shows on Friday, January 5 at 6:30 pm and 8:30 pm, offering high-powered family entertainment with music for all ages! Backed by an eight-piece band of world-class […]
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More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 6 all-day
Tickets
Indoor Playgrounds, Skating Rinks, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If it […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 6 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 6 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 6 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 6 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 6 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 6 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 6 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 6 all-day
Tickets
  Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If […]
More Fun Local Outings
More Fun Local Outings @ Various Local Venues
Jan 6 all-day
Tickets
Indoor Playgrounds, Bowling Alleys, Drop-In Arts and Crafts, Indoor Open Swim, and more We now have a separate calendar with normal business hours for recurring drop-in play options. New Open Play Calendar   If it […]
ASD Private Playtime 8:30 am
ASD Private Playtime @ Kids' Fun Stop, W. Roxbury
Jan 6 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Tickets
“Private playtime each week for families with children on the autism spectrum. Come enjoy playtime in a quiet, controlled environment with less stimulation than our playtimes open to the general public. Just $15/family. Multi-visit discounted […]
Read to a Dog, register 9:30 am
Read to a Dog, register @ Shrewsbury Public Library
Jan 6 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Tickets
“Read to a Dog programs are a wonderful way to encourage reluctant readers or children who need to practice their independent reading skills, especially those who love being with dogs! Volunteers and dogs are trained and certified in a […]
Author Visit with E. S. Redmond 10:00 am
Author Visit with E. S. Redmond @ Wellesley Free Library
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tickets
“The Wellesley Free Library welcomes E.S. Redmond, author of Bug Blonsky and His Very Long List of Don’ts! Ms. Redmond will read her hilarious new book, then we’ll have an activity and a giveaway. Copies of […]
Build with Brain Flakes 10:00 am
Build with Brain Flakes @ McAuliffe Branch Library, Framingham
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tickets
“Use your imagination to create great structures with Brain Flakes. We’ll display our buildings in the library for everyone to admire!”
Dads and Donuts (All Ages) 10:00 am
Dads and Donuts (All Ages) @ Framingham Main Library
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tickets
Bond with your dad (and with donuts) through stories, songs and fun. Mothers, siblings and other family members welcome! Volunteer readers and donut donators needed; contact the Children’s Room, 508-532-5570 x4, for details.”
First Saturday Family Fun – Dad’s and Donuts 10:00 am
First Saturday Family Fun – Dad’s and Donuts @ Plainville Public Library
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tickets
“Dad’s and Donuts is back this month with a fun activity about building. As we watch the new buildings of the town campus being built, why don’t we do some building activities! We can use […]
Historic Museums Free Weekend 10:00 am
Historic Museums Free Weekend @ Jackson Homestead and Museum, Newton
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tickets
“FREE WEEKEND AT HISTORIC NEWTON MUSEUMS Everyone is invited to enjoy free admission to our museums. Locations: Jackson Homestead and Museum, 527 Washington Street, and the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds, 286 Waverley Avenue Admission: Free […]
Junior Lego Duplo Club, Register 10:00 am
Junior Lego Duplo Club, Register @ Medway Public Library
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Tickets
“Too young for Lego Club? Problem solved! Enjoy an hour of free play with Duplos: easier for little hands but just as creative for little minds! Ages 3-6”
Kids Club $2 Craft 10:00 am
Kids Club $2 Craft @ Michael's Bellingham or Natick
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tickets
“Drop in for Kids Club from 10-noon on Saturdays… Just $2 per child for 30 minutes of creative, craft fun – supplies included!”   January 6: Snowman Canvas January 13: Snowman Page Marker January 20: […]
Kids Roller Skating 10:00 am
Kids Roller Skating @ Roller Kingdom, Hudson
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tickets
Kids Skate 10 – NOON $6 Adm.skates incl. ~ Parents’ Adm. Free/ $3 Skates
Make $2 Snowman Canvas 10:00 am
Make $2 Snowman Canvas @ Michael's, Hudson
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Make $2 Snowman Canvas @ Michael's, Hudson | Hudson | Massachusetts | United States
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“They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. $2 per project, supplies included. Parent or guardian must remain on premises […]
Open Build Play 10:00 am
Open Build Play @ McAuliffe Branch Library, Framingham
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
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“Drop in and explore all of our building toys: KEVA planks, LEGO bricks and Brain Flakes. See where your imagination takes you.”
RESCHEDULED: Foxboro Recreation Open House 10:00 am
RESCHEDULED: Foxboro Recreation Open House @ Donald Cotter Recreation Hall
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
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“Sat, Jan 6th Open House has been rescheduled due to the weather. We have rescheduled our open house to Sunday, January 21st from 11am-2pm.  This will be a great opportunity to meet our instructors and to […]
Winter Warm Ups at Chickering Cabin 10:00 am
Winter Warm Ups at Chickering Cabin @ Rocky Woods Reservation, Medfield
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
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“Hikes, walks, and snowy jaunts are plenty of fun on their own but if you’re looking to enhance your experience, stop by the visitor center to add to your fun! We offer equipment rentals as well as […]
Drop-In LEGO Club 10:15 am
Drop-In LEGO Club @ Stow's Randall Library
Jan 6 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
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Drop in to create with the library’s collection of LEGOs
Art Workshop for Kids 10:30 am
Art Workshop for Kids @ Southborough Library
Jan 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
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“Children can stop by the library and create printmaking pictures of penguins! This program is for children ages 5-9 years old. Contact the Children’s Room for more information.”
Brunch Bunch: Storytime & Treats 10:30 am
Brunch Bunch: Storytime & Treats @ Hudson Library
Jan 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
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Parents and kids, join Ms. Tina for a delectable storytime and treats! Drop-in activity. Parents can bring their own beverages or coffee is available for purchase at the Adult Desk.
Dads and Donuts (Ages 2+) 10:30 am
Dads and Donuts (Ages 2+) @ Sudbury Library
Jan 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
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“Casual storytime designed for Dads (or Moms! Grandparents! Aunts! etc.) and children ages 2 and up.  Come and hear fun stories, sing songs and of course, eat delicious donuts.   Snacks, coffee and coloring will follow […]
Make Way For Storytime 10:30 am
Make Way For Storytime @ Newton Free Library
Jan 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
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“Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children’s room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.”
Mother Goose Time 10:30 am
Mother Goose Time @ Millis Public Library
Jan 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
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“Songs, fingerplays, books, puppets and lapsit rhymes for babies and toddlers. Recommended for Ages 0-3”
Movie Matinee and Craft 10:30 am
Movie Matinee and Craft @ Holliston Public Library
Jan 6 @ 10:30 am
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 “PBS’ The Gruffalo 30 minutes long Based on the book by Julia Donaldson Enjoy hot chocolate and a craft after the movie.”
Read to a Therapy Dog, Register 10:30 am
Read to a Therapy Dog, Register @ Northborough Free Library
Jan 6 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
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“School is back in session, and that means Kodiak and Echo are back, too! Sign up to read to our very special “read” dogs! Kodiak and Echo are Bernese Mountain dogs, trained to sit with children and listen […]
Tiny Trekkers, Register 10:30 am
Tiny Trekkers, Register @ Stony Brook Sanctuary, Norfolk
Jan 6 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
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“Start your morning off right with a fun and knowledgeable Stony Brook teacher on the trails learning about nature. Each day will have a special topic created to excite your child about the natural world.  There […]
Barnes and Noble Storytime and Activity 11:00 am
Barnes and Noble Storytime and Activity @ Barnes & Noble, Framingham
Jan 6 @ 11:00 am
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“Join us for our weekly Storytime”
Family Lego Day 11:00 am
Family Lego Day @ Medfield Public Library
Jan 6 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
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“Drop in and use the library’s Lego collection to build fantastic creations!” 3 and up with adult. In the Children’s Program Room.”
Saturday Storytime 11:00 am
Saturday Storytime @ Barnes & Noble, Bellingham
Jan 6 @ 11:00 am
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“Join us for a fun-filled Storytime … Coloring and activities to follow. ”   December 23: Santa’s Magic Key In this unforgettable holiday story, a boy realizes on Christmas Eve that his new house does […]
Storytime 11:00 am
Storytime @ Russell's Farmer Market, Wayland
Jan 6 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
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“Come to a storytime at Russel’s Winter’s Farmer’s Market! Librarian Carly Moniz will lead this storytime in the programming room upstairs at Russell’s, 397 Boston Post Road. For ages babies to 5 years with parent/caregiver.”
Storytime, Activities 11:00 am
Storytime, Activities @ Walpole Barnes and Noble
Jan 6 @ 11:00 am
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“Join us for Storytime, with activities to follow. Dec. 23: Santa’s Magic Key In this unforgettable holiday story, a boy realizes on Christmas Eve that his new house does not have a chimney. With the […]
Tanglewood Marionettes Present Cinderella, Register 11:00 am
Tanglewood Marionettes Present Cinderella, Register @ TCAN Center for Arts, Natick
Jan 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
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Set in the eighteenth century and featuring a dozen lavishly costumed 30” marionettes, this production of Cinderella is a Tanglewood Marionettesshowpiece. The story unfolds as the pages of a giant book open to reveal each beautifully painted setting […]
Open Gym 11:15 am
Open Gym @ The Gymnastic Place, Uxbridge
Jan 6 @ 11:15 am – 1:15 pm
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“Open Gym is a time for kids to come and explore new skills and play. COST: $5 / 1 Hour or $8 /2 hours”
Learn to play the Ukulele, Register 11:30 am
Learn to play the Ukulele, Register @ Newton Free Library
Jan 6 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
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“Julie will be presenting a workshop that will include a simple lesson for ukulele fundamentals followed by a demonstration of all the songs you can play with the same four chords.Julie Stepanek is an accomplished singer, […]
Make Way For Storytime 11:30 am
Make Way For Storytime @ Newton Free Library
Jan 6 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
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“Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children’s room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.”
Paint Day: Paddington Bear (+Movie Promo), Register 12:00 pm
Paint Day: Paddington Bear (+Movie Promo), Register @ Muse Paintbar, Foxboro
Jan 6 @ 12:00 pm – 2:15 pm
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“Movie Promo Day: Painters will receive a free ticket to see Paddington Bear 2 at participating Fandango Theaters.”
Read to a Dog 1:00 pm
Read to a Dog @ Marlborough Library
Jan 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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Odie is a certified therapy dog who loves to hear stories! He and his handler, Rachel, will be here, and YOU are invited to read to him! Practice your reading, build your confidence, and make […]
Meet Peppa Pig, Register 1:30 pm