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slides: 7 Fun Things To Do with the Family in Central MA

Monday, April 28, 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 http://www.northworcester.macaronikid.com


Related Slideshow: Family Events in Central MA: May 2014

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Business Gives Back Expo

Join over 85 businesses and vendors who will be representing products and services for home, health, beauty, fitness, entertainment and much, much more at the 1st Annual Business Gives Back Vendor Expo.  There will also be giveaways, raffles and family fun!  The event is scheduled for May 4th from Noon-5pm at Union Station in Worcester.  A complete listing of participating businesses can be found at bizgivesback.com.  Entry is FREE and open to the public. 

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Disney Junior Live on Tour

Pirate and Princess Adventure is coming to Boston May 2nd through May 4th at the Agganis Arena.  Visit disneyjuniorlive.com for more information and to purchase tickets.

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LUMA at Hanover Theatre

On Friday, May 2nd at 7PM at the Hanover Theatre, LUMA plunges the audience into a darkened space where a tapestry of illuminated illusions fills the stage. With high and low technology, the work of shadowed performers utilize brilliant images of color and motion onto the back of the eye, playing upon the persistence of vision that comes with the interplay of shadow and light.  For tickets, call the box office at 877-571-SHOW.

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SCDC Playgroup

Take your kiddos to a playgroup, like the one hosted by the Shrewsbury Child Development Committee (SCDC).  They host two separate playgroups on Tuesdays at 9:30AM and 11:00AM at Mt. Olivet Church in Shrewsbury.  Visit scdc.org for more information.

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Boynton Park Woodpecker Search

Bring the kids in search of the largest woodpecker in Massachusetts.  Boynton Park is one of the few locations in Worcester where this crow-sized woodpecker can reliably be found. The pileated woodpecker maintains large territories and needs mature trees for nesting. We'll look for its distinctive feeding signs as well as other wildlife as we enjoy this beautiful park in spring.  Meet in the Boynton Park parking lot off Mower Street near the Paxton/Worcester line. For ages 8 to 16.  For more information and to register, call 508.753.6087.  

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Mothers Day Events

There are many Mother's Day themed events going on in the area in the days leading up to Mother's Day.  So check them out on the event calendar at northworcester.macaronikid.com
image via Nina Hale/flickr
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Mom and Me Tea Party

Sign the kids up to become a Simon Kidgits member. Its only $5 for the entire year and you can participate in great events like the Mom and Me Tea Party on May 10th from 11:00AM-1:00PM at the Auburn Mall. The event includes tea, treats and arts and crafts fit for a princess. Visit simon.com/kidgits/ to learn more about kidgits and facebook.com/AuburnMall for more information about the events at the Auburn Mall.

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