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Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Pub...
The Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics sponsors free programs for the public. Observatory Nights are held on the third Thursday of the month, six times during the academic year. Th […]
The Clubs at Charles River Park
The Clubs at Charles River Park offers year-round swimming lessons for children and adults. Certified swim instructors can arrange private or semi-private lessons for swimmers of all levels […]
Breakheart Reservation
Breakheart Reservation is a public recreation area covering 652 acres in the towns of Saugus and Wakefield, Massachusetts. The reservation features a hardwood forest, two freshwater lakes, […]
South Natick Dam Park
The South Natick Dam Park was established in 1933 on the site of a former grist mill that had served South Natick since colonial times. The millstones embedded in the paved area come from t […]
Walden Pond State Reservation
A visit to Walden Pond will bring you back in time to the mid-1800s. Experience the connection with nature that inspired Henry David Thoreau's Walden. The Massachusetts Department of Conser […]
Museum of Fine Arts Programs
The Museum of Fine Arts offers free drop-in activities during public school vacation weeks. This is a great way for the whole family to stay active, learn and spend time with each other. Ki […]
Castle Island
Castle Island is not actually an island, but it is one of the best picnic spots near Boston. In 1928, Castle Island was connected to the mainland by a narrow strip of land and thus, it is a […]
Newton Community Farm
The not-for-profit Newton Community Farm provides locally-grown produce, educational programs, seedlings, and food donations. A variety of educational programs are designed for kids and fam […]
Wheelock Family Theatre at Boston University
The Wheelock Family Theatre, founded in 1981, creates inter-generational and multicultural productions that provide an experience for the whole family. Since its founding, the Theatre has s […]
The Mary Baker Eddy Library
Opened in 2002, The Mary Baker Eddy Library provides public access to original materials and educational experiences about Mary Baker Eddy. She was a 19th century woman who wrote Science an […]
Davis Farmland Discovery Farm
Davis Farmland is a family-owned discovery farm offering activities for children 12 years and younger. Davis Farmland, founded more than 20 years ago, is home to a sanctuary of farm animals […]
Dexter Southfield Public Telescope Nights
Dexter Southfield invites the public for viewings at the Clay Center Observatory. Public Telescope Nights are held on Tuesday evenings, weather permitting. The telescope will point toward a […]
Hale Family & Community Program
Hale's Family & Community Program offers kids, parents, couples, and families the opportunity to enjoy a multitude of outdoor programs, from swimming and boating to arts & crafts an […]
Marini Farm
Marini Farm offers farm-grown produce, fruit and vegetables, fresh bakery items, play areas, a 5-acre corn maze and a chance for kids to meet Santa. Other events are offered throughout the […]
Wellesley College Whitin Nights
Whitin Nights at Wellesley College are held about once a month during the spring and fall semesters. Students and faculty open the Observatory to members of the public. Visitors take a tour […]
Natick Community Organic Farm
The Natick Community Organic Farm is an award-winning nonprofit, certified organic farm. The farm provides productive open space, farm products and hands-on education for all ages. There ar […]
Verrill Farm
Verrill Farm is a third generation farm committed to sustainable agriculture. A variety of events and classes are offered throughout each month, such as farm tours, kids cooking classes, ba […]
Middlesex Fells Reservation
Visitors to Middlesex Fells can hike, bike, fish or take the dog for a trail walk or an off-leash run within the large designated area. Canoes and kayaks are available for rent to explore S […]
Oak Square YMCA
The YMCA of Greater Boston is dedicated to improving the health of mind, body, and spirit of families in the local community. Swim Lessons Swim lessons help children learn lifesaving skills […]
JCC Outdoor Pool
The JCC Greater Boston Outdoor Pool is a great place to spend a hot summer day with family and friends. Swim for fun or exercise in the large main pool with zero-depth entry, inflatable sli […]
Blue Hills Reservation
The Blue Hills Reservation is a 6,000+ acre state park in Norfolk County, covering parts of Milton, Quincy, Braintree, Canton, Randolph and Dedham. There are 22 hills and more than 125 mile […]
Russell Orchards Farm & Winery
Russell Orchards, a family-owned and operated 120 acre fruit farm, opens its fields to the public. For a nominal fee, you can pick your own fresh fruit from the orchards. The regular season […]
Discovery Museum
The Discovery Museum follows a philosophy that starts with a simple belief: kids are capable of incredible things. The museum designs programs, events, and classes to support healthy develo […]
Wheaton College Observatory Open Nights
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Wheaton College hosts viewing nights for the public on most Fridays. On these nights, the observatory is open to the public and students. Activiti […]
Connors Farm
Connors Farm, founded in 1904, is a family-owned working farm in Danvers. There are multiple varieties of fruits and vegetables grown on over 140 acres of land and greenhouses. Connors Farm […]