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96th Annual Saint Anthony's Feast

Annual St. Anthony's Feast in North End Boston MA

Each year the people of the North End of Boston invite you to celebrate with them as they honor their patrons Saint Anthony and Saint Lucy with colorful parades, religious services, strolling singers, live entertainment and of course an abundance of great Italian and American food.

Established in 1919, by Italian immigrants from the small town of Montefalcione in Avellino, Saint Anthony’s Feast has become the largest Italian Religious Festival in New England.

Named the “Feast of all Feasts” by National Geographic Magazine, this authentic Italian street festival has it all for people of every age: parades, strolling singers, live entertainment, contests and religious services are held daily.

Visitors stroll the beautifully decorated streets sampling the best Italian street foods from 100 pushcarts enjoying arancini, sausage peppers & onion, quahogs, calamari, pizza, pasta and of course zeppole, cannoli and gelato.

When: 
August 28 - 30, 2015; See website schedule for event dates and times

MFA: Memorial Day Open House

MFA boston celebrates Memorial Day with an open house - free admission to all!

The Museum of Fine Arts will honor Memorial Day with an Open House and will waive all admission fees. Visitors can enjoy complimentary admission to the MFA's galleries, family activities and performances.

Art-making activities for children and introductory tours to the Museum’s collection will be available. The MFA’s Memorial Day Open House also offers families the opportunity to view special exhibitions: “Hokusai,” “In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11,” “Gordon Parks: Back to Fort Scott,” and “Elemental.”

When: 
Monday, May 25, 2015 10am-4:45pm
Location: 
Museum of Fine Arts

Boston International Children’s Film Festival

Museum of Fine Arts Boston  -  Boston International Children’s Film Festival

Intelligent and creative cinematic works for kids, and kids at heart. The festival includes two short film programs and three feature-length animated films.
“This festival is about redefining what kids’ entertainment can be,” Time Out New York.
Co-presented by New York International Children’s Film Festival.

When: 
May 16 - 24, 2015. Check the schedule for dates and times.
Location: 
Museum of Fine Arts

Astronomy After Hours at the MOS Observatory

Come to the Museum of Science rooftop for free stargazing and astronomy related

Tucked away on the roof of the Museum's parking garage, the Gilliland Observatory is a wonderful resource for our starry-eyed public. On clear nights, you can view stars, planets, the Moon, and other astronomical phenomena. On cloudy nights, tour the inside of the Observatory, and participate in astronomy-related activities run by our knowledgeable staff. Astronomy After Hours is the perfect place to kick off your weekend with your family.

When: 
Fridays, 8:30 -10pm (Weather Permitting)
Location: 
Museum of Science

Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl

Scooper Bowl, Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl Fundraiser for Dana-Farber Cancer Institut

Calling all ice cream lovers! The 33rd annual Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl® presented by Walgreens is June 2-4, 2015 at Boston City Hall Plaza. More than 30 flavors will be served for three consecutive days to support cancer care and research The Jimmy Fund at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

When: 
June 2 - 4, 2015 Noon - 8 p.m. each day
Location: 
City Hall Plaza

The Magic Beans Drool Expo

Boston's Premier Baby Expo! Thank You Eli and Sheri Gurock of Magic Beans!

The Drool Baby Expo is an exciting event created by Magic Beans, Boston’s premier source for baby gear and toys.  It’s an exclusive expo that lets you connect with all the best brands in the baby industry for a one-night crash course on all things baby-related. I'm delighted to have an event like the Drool Baby Expo in Boston to explore what's available for baby gear, in a very short amount of time. Reserve your tickets today. Space is limited. VIP Tickets are sold out.

When: 
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 from 3-9 p.m.

Fenway Park Open House

Kids and fans are invited to Fenway Park for a day long open house!

the Boston Red Sox invite fans, young and old, to explore Fenway Park at their own pace. The free, open to the public event gives fans a chance to discover behind-the-scenes locations (including the dugouts and the 'Green Monster') and learn more about "America's Most Beloved Ballpark" through a variety of family-friendly activities:

When: 
Saturday, April 25, 2015 10am-6pm
Location: 
Fenway Park

MFA Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Free Open House

MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON, CELEBRATES MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY WITH FREE OPE

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), will celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of free admissions and events. Family programming is offered throughout the day on Monday, January 19, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

The day of family-friendly activities will include a story hour focused on Dr. King, art-making activities for kids of all ages and special art tours and talks in the galleries.

When: 
Monday, January 19, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Location: 
Museum of Fine Arts

The Art of the Brick

The Art of the Brick at Faneuil Hall Boston. The world's largest display lego

Over 1 million colorful LEGO® pieces were used to create this show. Artist Nathan Sawaya has an ability to transform a common toy into something meaningful, elevating what almost every child has played with into the status of contemporary art.

When: 
Open daily until January 11, 2015

Debbie & Friends Come to Cabot Street Theater

Debbie & Friends tell stories that children know and love with music and song!

One of our favorite musical acts Debbie & Friends will is coming back to the North Shore! Debbie and Friends' performances include a variety of styles, from straight-ahead pop, to country, to rock, to reggae. The group's songs are engaging, interactive, fun, and educational! Come catch this free performance and stick around for the other acts including Steve Songs, and the Gizmo Guys!

When: 
Saturday, December 13, 2014 10:30am
Location: 
Cabot Street Theatre
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