Inspired by the Robert McCloskey classic children’s book Make Way for Ducklings, children and their families parade around Boston as they retrace the steps of Mr. and Mrs. Mallard and their family of eight ducklings (while dressed as one of their favorite characters from the book).

Date: Mother’s Day Sunday, May 9th, 2010

Time: pre-registration and entertainment will begin at 10:30 a.m., parade begins at noon

Location: Parade begins on the Boston Common, at the base of the Shaw Memorial, just below the State House.

Cost: There is a $25 donation per family which includes snacks, entertainment, and a toy for each child.  The donation can be made online.

Web site: Friends of the Public Garden