Author: Family Friendly Boston

Laura Numeroff Storytime at Sleepy’s in Cambridge

Laura Numeroff, author of If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, has partnered with Sleepy’s to encourage families to read to their children 20 minutes per night. This Wednesday, Sleepy’s in Cambridge is hosting Laura for a story hour from 4-5pm. To learn more, check out the image or visit Sleepy’s Bedtime Stories Web...

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$1 Friday Nights at the Boston Children’s Museum

Visit the Boston Children’s Museum every Friday night, from 5pm-9pm for a $1 admission fee.  Sponsored by Target. Admission: $1 Dates: Every Friday Hours: 5pm – 9pm Address: Boston Children’s Museum, 308 Congress Street, Boston MA  02210 Web site:...

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Sustainability on the Coast: Family Eco Games at Joppa Flats

This Saturday, visit Joppa Flats, a Mass Audubon property, for a free family event appropriate for adults and kids aged two to twelve. Here are some of the activities: Solar boat building handle live marine life relay races take-home crafts fishing competitions be a contestant on a game show learn about C.S.F.S (community supported fisheries) find out about on the water and seashore summer programs Admission: Free ($2 donation per person suggested) Dates: Saturday, March 27 Hours: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Address: Joppa Flats Ed Center, One Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport MA Web site:...

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Family Fun Night at Patriot Place

Parents and grandparents be sure to bring the children down to Bass Pro Shops at Patriot Place in Foxboro on Thursday evening for a fun filled family night. There will be free arcade shooting, free crafts, fun activities and workshops. Admission: Free Dates: Thursday, March 25 Hours: 5:30 pm – 8 pm Address: South Marketplace, Patriot Place, Foxboro, MA Web site:...

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New Permanent Butterfly Garden Exhibit at the Museum of Science

It may be rainy and cold in Boston right now, but you can still visit a tropical oasis.  The new permanent butterfly garden at the Museum of Science includes blooming planets and free-flying butterflies.   Entrance to the Butterfly Garden is limited to a certain number of individuals at one time to allow all visitors to enjoy the space comfortably. Strollers are not permitted in the butterfly garden. Admission: $4.50 for adults, $4 for seniors, and $3.50 for children Dates: ongoing Hours: Saturday – Thursday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Friday, 9:00 am – 9:00 pm (through July 4) Address: 1 Science Park, Boston, MA 02114 phone: 617-723-2500 Web site:...

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