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slides: 7 Great Children’s Activities in Central MA

Monday, February 17, 2014

 

Hey parents! Are you looking for ways to keep your kids entertained? From free story-time events at local libraries to traveling events coming to Boston and Worcester to special activities geared toward children, we have them all! Check out the slideshow below for seven great ways to keep the kids entertained this month.

For more great events and activities check out www.northworcester.macaronikid.com

 

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Carnival Day

Saturday March 1st is Carnival Day at the Worcester Center for Crafts. This FREE event includes the world's largest Mardi Gras beads, hands-on crafts including personalized shoe box mini-floats and mask-making, food, music and of course, lots of fun.

Visit www.worcestercraftcenter.org for more information.

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Circus Oz

Circus Oz, the wild, crazy, high-flying, animal-free, rock ‘n’ roll circus out of Australia—is coming to Boston Feb. 19-23.

Tickets start at $30, and are available online at www.celebrityseries.org or by calling CelebrityCharge at (617) 482-6661.

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Extreme Field Day for Kids

Register the kids for Extreme Field Day for Kids coming to the DCU Center on Tuesday, February 18th! This is an obstacle course race series kicking off its New Year in Worcester at the DCU Center. It’s for children ranging in age from 4-14 years old who will be challenged on expertly prepared obstacle courses.

Go to www.extremefielddayforkids.com for more information.

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Peter and the Wolf

A special performance of the classic Sergei Prokofiev's Peter and The Wolf will be presented at the Hanover Theater featuring WPI's Orchestra and the Youth Ballet of Worcester. The performance will take place on Wednesday, February 26th at 10:00AM.

Tickets are $12.00 and can be purchased by calling Meghan Patrick at 508-471-1793.

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Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

Take the family to Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary in Worcester for a couple of hours of snowshoeing! If you don't have snowshoes, you can rent them for $2.00 a pair. They'll teach you how to use snowshoes and you can practice in the fields before heading out to the trails.

Call 508-753-6087 to register or for more information.

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Old Sturbridge Village

Visit Old Sturbridge Village. During February school vacation they have dozens of indoor and outdoor activities for the kids. Some of the activities include sleigh rides (weather permitting), craft demonstrations including potters, tinners, shoemakers and printers, writing with quill pens, dipping candles and plenty more! Plus, kids are free during weekends through March 30th.

Visit www.osv.org for more information.

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The Ecotarium

The Ecotarium is featuring "Maker Week" during February vacation week. You can check out some of their wacky contraptions and then use your creativity and tools like wire cutters and duct tape to make things out of household materials like plastic pipe, recyclables and old electronics.

For more information visit www.ecotarium.org.

 
 

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