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slides: 7 Things to Do in Central MA with the Whole Family

Monday, March 17, 2014


With Winter finally fading behind us and warm Spring weather on the horizon, now is the perfect time get out of the house for some family fun. But the frost hasn't all quite thawed, and there's still some wintery fun to be had.

Whether you want to ignite your kid's imagination with some interactive science and engineering classes, enjoy the zany antics of the Scooby Doo gang in person, or relive history at a renaissance fair, there's plenty of things to do in the local area perfect for the whole family.

And if the cold hasn't gotten to you yet, you can still put in some time on the ski slopes, or enjoy a local hockey game with the kids.

Click through our slideshow below for some great places to visit with your family.

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


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Check out these awesome local events and activities perfect for the whole family.

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Worcester Art Museum

Bring the family to the Worcester Art Museum on Saturday, March 29th or Sunday, March 30th for a Renaissance Faire to celebrate the opening of Knights! The event will feature celebratory music, costumed performers, theater, storytelling, and artmaking workshops. 10AM-5PM on March 29th and 11AM-5PM on Sunday March 30th.

Go to http://www.worcesterart.org/ Exhibitions/knights/ to learn more.










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The Hanover Theatre

The Hanover Theatre presents Scooby Doo LIVE! Musical Mysteries on Sunday, March 22nd at 2PM and 5PM.

Call the box office at 877.571.SHOW (7469) for more information.

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STEM Classes

Register your little one for a STEM Beginnings class! STEM Beginnings offers fun and exciting programs focused on building interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics through effective instruction and enjoyable activities. They aim to stimulate the young mind and inspire children to create and to cultivate curiosity.

Go to http://www.stembeginnings.com for more information.

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Worcester Fitness' "Kids Night Out"

On Friday, March 21st from 5:00-8:00PM, check out Kids Night Out at Worcester Fitness. The kids will enjoy pizza, crafts, swimming and games while you get a few hours to yourself.

Call Worcester Fitness at (508) 852-8209 for more information. 

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Worcester Sharks

If you haven't checked out a Worcester Sharks game with the family, buy your tickets now! They have great family fun and an affordable family price!

Visit http://www.ticketmaster.com for tickets.






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Worcester Historical Museum

Visit the Worcester Historical Museum and bring the kids to check out their Alden Family Gallery. The Worcester Historical Museum collaborated with the Boston Children's Museum in order to develop design and content concepts that would interest children and families.

Head to http://www.worcesterhistory. org/museum/alden-family- gallery/ for more information.






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Ski Ward in Shrewsbury

There isn't much time left for winter activities, so head over to Ski Ward in Shrewsbury for skiing and tubing fun! Take advantage of the last weeks of their 75th Season!
Get details at www.skiward.com.

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