Get out of the house! Check out our day-by-day listing of all the family fun Massachusetts has to offer. Check out more than 75 events, everything from a brand-new major LEGO exhibit and chainsaw-juggling comedians to Abominable Snowman tracking, a Greenhouse Beach Party, and more!
Saturday, February 18
LEGO City Builder Debut. LEGOLAND Discovery Center, 598 Assembly Row, Somerville. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. In this new interactive city, visitors can add their own elements and designs right into the display. Features include skyscrapers, police and fire stations, cafes, suburban streets, beaches, a LEGO Friends section and more. Through Feb. 26. Tickets $18.95 and up. legolanddiscoverycenter.com

Families in the Farm Kitchen: Bread and Butter. Appleton Farms, 219 County Rd., Ipswich. 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Make homemade rolls and top them with freshly made Jersey butter, as we learn about how our cows turn green grass to creamy, nutritious milk. Recommended for ages 4 to 7. Register ahead. Member children $9, nonmember children $15. thetrustees.org

 Beyond the Spectrum: The Evolution of Toys. Museum of Fine Arts: Boston, 465 Huntington Ave., Boston. 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Travel back in history to a time when children’s toys were a little simpler, and made of materials like clay, wood, and tin. Create your own toy using recycled materials during this adventure in art for children on the Autism Spectrum. For ages 8 to 12. $9. mfa.org

Tully Lake Winter Camp Out. Tully Lake Campground, 25 Doane Hill Rd., Royalston. 11 a.m. Come out to Tully Lake for this year’s winter camp out as we learn important skills to make winter camping fun, including trying your hand at winter fire making, snow shelter building, animal tracking, outdoor cooking, and plenty of campfire activities. Members $15, nonmembers $25. thetrustees.org

Be An Engineer. Providence Children’s Museum, 100 South St., Providence. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Celebrate National Engineers Week through fun-filled activity stations with members of the Society of Women Engineers. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Free with admission. Members free, nonmembers $9. childrensmuseum.org

 Family Friendly Winter Animal Tracking. Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate, 2468 Washington St., Canton. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Come dressed for winter as we go tracking with field guides and notebooks to figure out what we have encountered. For ages 10 and up. Members free, nonmembers $5. thetrustees.org

 Winter Hiking Clinic with JUMP. Fruitlands Museums, 102 Prospect Hill Rd., Harvard. 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Hit the trails with educators from Just Understand My Potential and learn critical cold weather hiking and survival skills while enjoying nature. Free with admission. Members free; nonmembers ages 5 and up $5, under 5 free. fruiltands.org

 Farm Felting. Appleton Farms, 219 County Rd., Ipswich. 2 p.m. Learn about the time-honored tradition of wool felting, as we make felt balls used for farm-fun necklaces. Recommended for ages 5 to 9. Register ahead. Member children $9, nonmember children $15, adults free. thetrustees.org

 What Do Snowmen Do at Night? Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate, 2468 Washington St., Canton. 3 p.m.-5 p.m. We’ll read Caralyn and Mark Beuhner’s Snowmen at Night and find out what happens when we all fall asleep, then check if there are right by bringing flashlights and cocoa to investigation outside. Members free; nonmembers $5. thetrustees.org

 The Boston Children’s Theater Presents: Curious George and the Golden Meatball. Regent Theatre, 7 Medford St., Arlington. 4 p.m. Join the fun-loving little monkey Curious George as he helps his friend Chef Pisghetti cook the most delicious meatballs. See what happens when Curious George enters the meatballs in the world-famous Golden Meatball Contest in Rome. Recommended for ages up to 7. Through Feb. 26. $15-$25. regenttheatre.com

Happier Family Comedy Show. Eastworks ,116 Pleasant Street, Easthampton. Monthly family-friendly improv comedy show, best for 5-12 year olds and their adults. 4 p.m.-5pm at the Tickets: $10 adults, $5 kids, Free 3 and under, $30 family max. happiervalley.com.

ICCA Northeast Quarterfinal: Night Two. Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Ave., Boston. 7 p.m. A second night featuring the top collegiate regional groups in their attempts to become International Champions through the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella. $20-$30. berklee.edu


Sunday, February 19
Backyard and Beyond: Backyard Birding. The Discovery Museums, 177 Main St., Acton. 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Drop in to learn a little bit about bird identification and then see how many birds you can see or hear in Discovery Woods, by partaking in this version of the Great Backyard Bird Count. Free with admission. Members free; nonmembers $12.50, children under 1 free. discoverymuseums.org

The Airborne Comedians. Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard St., Brookline. 10:30 a.m. Watch Dan Foley and Joel Harris throw and catch birdbaths, lawn chairs, electric guitars, and baseball bats during this hilarious routine as they are balanced atop 6- and 7-foot high unicycles. Recommended for ages 3 and up. Adults $13, children $10. coolidge.org

Everyday Engineering: Cup Towers. The Discovery Museums, 177 Main St., Acton. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Join us as we celebrate National Engineering week. Challenge yourself to build a one-of-a-kind tower made entirely out of cups. Free with admission. Members free; nonmembers $12.50, children under 1 free. discoverymuseums.org

Ed Emberley’s Book Week. Worcester Art Museum, 55 Salisbury St., Worcester. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Celebrate 60 years of imaginative picture book illustrations, as you explore Ed Emberley’s exhibition at the Worcester Art Museum and discover great books and projects ideas with your family. Through Feb. 25. Free with admission. Members free; nonmember adults $14, ages 4 to 17 $6, under age 4 free. worcesterart.org

Free Skate. Worcester Common Oval, 455 Main St., Worcester. 1 p.m.-6 p.m. $3 for skate rentals, with a $25 refundable deposit per rental. worcestercommonoval.com

Family Snowshoe Walk. Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Dr., Boylston. 1 p.m.-2 p.m. Explore the quiet world of winter in our gardens and trails, with snowshoes provided if needed. Register ahead. Member families $10, nonmember families $20 and general admission. towerhillbg.org

 Boston Area Chantey and Maritime Sing. USS Constitution Museum, Charlestown Navy Yard, Building 22, Charlestown. 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Listen, learn, and lift your voices, as you participate in your maritime heritage by joining in a rousing chorus of sea chanteys. Free. ussconstitutionmuseum.org


Monday, February 20
Morningstar Access. Boston Children’s Museum, 308 Congress St., Boston. 8 a.m.-10 a.m. Enjoy this morning specially designed to provide children with special needs the opportunity to visit the museum at a time when there are only a few other visitors. Register ahead. Free with admission. Members free, nonmembers $16, children under 1 free. bostonchildrensmuseum.org

 Farm Inspired Crafts for Kids. Appleton Farms, 219 County Rd., Ipswich. 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Join us in the farmhouse for a craft making party, as we use the winter landscape for inspiration and have hot chocolate to keep us going. Recommended for ages 3 to 7. Member families $5, nonmember families $10. thetrustees.org

Yeti Exploration. World’s End, 250 Martins Ln., Hingham. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. A guided winter walk where participants will follow elusive Yeti tracks, along with those of deer, rabbits, foxes, coyotes, and more. Register ahead. Members free; nonmembers $6. thetrustees.org

Little Joe’s 24th Birthday. Franklin Park Zoo, One Franklin Park Road, Boston. Don’t miss out on the birthday party for Little Joe, a western lowland gorilla! The indoor gorilla exhibit at Franklin Park Zoo will be festively decorated and the gorillas will enjoy treats made especially for them. Guests will also have the opportunity to sign a giant birthday card for Little Joe and enjoy cake from Montilio’s Baking Company, available first come, first serve. Adult: $19.95, senior (62+): $16.95, children 2-12): $13.95; children under 2 free. zoonewengland.org

Small Animal Day. Annie’s Bookshop. 65 James St. Worcester. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Small Animal Crafts; 1 p.m.-2 p.m. Small Animal Stories; 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m., more Small Animal Crafts; 3:30 p.m.-4 p.m. singalong, or more Small Animal Stories. Children must be accompanied by an adult, pre-registration recommended. (508) 796-5613.


Everyday Engineering: Straw Structures. The Discovery Museums, 177 Main St., Acton. 11 a.m.-2 pm. Explore shapes, structures, and so much more with the help of just straws and pipe cleaners. Free with admission. Members free; nonmembers $12.50, children under 1 free. discoverymuseums.org

Ice Skate with a Firefighter. Worcester Common Oval, 455 Main St., Worcester. 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Skating $5 (children 6 and under skate free). $3 for skate rentals, with a $25 refundable deposit per rental. Oval open for skating until 6 p.m. worcestercommonoval.com

Keith Munslow Live. Providence Children’s Museum, 100 South St., Providence. 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. & 2 p.m. Popular children’s singer and storyteller Keith Munslow entertains families with a lively participatory performance packed with piano tunes, tongue-twisting poems and funny fast-paced rhymes. Recommended for ages 4 and up. Free with admission. Members free, nonmembers $9. childrensmuseum.org

Blue Man Group February Vacation Week. Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston. 1 p.m. & 4 p.m. Join the Blue Man Group as they host free face painting, special shows, and, as always, entertainment and creativity that the entire family can enjoy. Through Feb. 26. $39-$114. blueman.com

Dino Succulent Plant Holders. Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Drive, Boylston. Find out what makes a succulent unique from other plants as you decorate a dinosaur plant holder. Ages 10+. Pre-registration required. Member $18, Non-member $28, includes admission for child and all materials. towerhillbg.org

Tuesday, February 21
Everyday Engineering: Indoor Fort Building. The Discovery Museums, 177 Main St., Acton. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Deploy clothespins, sheets, and cardboard boxes to construct an ever-changing, room-sized blanket fort. Free with admission. Members free; nonmembers $12.50, children under 1 free. discoverymuseums.org

February Vacation at ICA: Model Design. Institute of Contemporary Art: Boston, 25 Harbor Shore Dr., Boston. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Construct small scale architectural models of your own design or participate in our Art Lab installation. Through Thursday. Free with admission. Member free; nonmember adults $15, ages under 17 free. icaboston.org

Astronomy Day. Annie’s Bookshop. 65 James St. Worcester. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Small Animal Crafts; 1 p.m.-2 p.m. Faraway Friends reading, Space stories; 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m., more Astronomy Crafts; 3:30 p.m.-4 p.m. singalong, or more Astronomy crafts. Children must be accompanied by an adult, pre-registration recommended. (508) 796-5613.


The Hoopoe Show. Providence Children’s Museum, 100 South St., Providence. 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. & 2 p.m. Enjoy as Hoopoe the hilarious mime gets the audience into the act and dazzles them with silent comedy, eye-popping magic, balloon wizardry, and more. Recommended for ages 4 and up. Free with admission. Members free, nonmembers $9. childrensmuseum.org

Teen Drawing in the Conservatories. Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Dr., Boylston. 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Observe conservatory plants, discuss plant anatomy, and learn botanical drawing techniques. For ages 13 and up. Register ahead. Members $20, nonmembers $30. towerhillbg.org

 Tracks and Telltales for Kids. Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, 290 Argilla Rd., Ipswich. 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Hike from the barn to the pine grove, looking for tracks and telltales left behind by the creatures who roam the property, before heading in for hot chocolate. Member adults $9, children $6; nonmember adults $15, children $10. thetrustees.org.

Kahbahbloom Afternoon. Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem Sq., Worcester. 2 p.m. Artist and Worcester Art Museum faculty member Jaime Buckmaster conducts a workshop on Ed Emberley’s many artistic forms. Free. mywpl.org.

Art Cart. Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem Sq., Worcester. 3 p.m.-5 p.m. Make thumbprint art. Free. mywpl.org.

 Todd Migliacci: Unforgettable Magic. Leominster Public Library, 30 West St., Leominster. 3 p.m.-4 p.m. Enjoy an hour of mind-blowing entertainment from the only magician to perform at Walt Disney World’s Cinderella’s castle, infusing an impressive array of magic tricks and illusions with juggling, escapes, and comedy. Free. leominsterlibrary.org

Wednesday, February 22
Families in the Farm Kitchen: Cheese Making. Appleton Farms, 219 County Rd., Ipswich. 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Help our cheesemaker create a batch of fresh farm cheese while we learn about how our cows turn green grass into milk. Recommended for ages 5 to 10. Register ahead. Member children $9, nonmember children $15, adults free. thetrustees.org

Coding with Minecraft. Leominster Public Library, 30 West St., Leominster. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Learn the basics of coding through Minecraft and the Rhode Island Computer Museum. For ages 8 to 12. Register ahead. Free. leominsterlibrary.org

Make Way for Animals: February Vacation. Museum of Fine Arts: Boston, 465 Huntington Ave., Boston. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Enjoy extended hours at the Museum of Fine Arts as we explore the mythical creatures and real animals that can be found on our walls, and create an animal art inspired piece of work. Free with admission. Members free; nonmember adults $25, ages under 17 free. mfa.org

 Bright Star Touring Theater: Black History Hall of Fame. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Columbia Point, Boston. 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. This fast-paced performance honors African American Heritage Month, as you meet over a dozen groundbreakers and hall-of-famers who have contributed to shaping our nation’s past, present, and future. Register ahead. Free. jfklibrary.org

 Everyday Engineering: SailMobiles. The Discovery Museums, 177 Main St., Acton. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Construct and create with repurposed and recycled materials a vehicle that is part car and part sailboat. Free with admission. Members free; nonmembers $12.50, children under 1 free. discoverymuseums.org

Nature Journal Making. Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Dr., Boylston. Create hand-dyed papers and use art techniques to make a hard-bound journal. Ages 10+. Pre-registration required. Member $20, Non-member $30, includes admission for child and all materials. towerhillbg.org

Singalong & Little Monster Day. Annie’s Bookshop. 65 James St. Worcester. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Singalong; 1 p.m.-2 p.m. Little Monster Stories; 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Monster Crafts; 3:30 p.m.-4 p.m. singalong, or more Monster crafts & stories. Children must be accompanied by an adult, pre-registration recommended. (508) 796-5613.


Mad Science: Fire and Ice. Providence Children’s Museum, 100 South St., Providence. 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. & 2 p.m. Experience mesmerizing science experiments during a mind-bending interactive show that introduces children to the scientific method, air pressure, and the states of matter. Recommended for ages 4 and up. Free with admission. Members free, nonmembers $9. childrensmuseum.org

 Snowglobe Making. Fruitlands Museum, 102 Prospect Hill Rd., Harvard. 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Bring the outdoor winter wonderland indoors by making your very own snowglobe. Register ahead. Member children $5, nonmember children $10, adults free. fruitlands.org

Free Skate. Worcester Common Oval, 455 Main St., Worcester. 1 p.m.-6 p.m. $3 for skate rentals, with a $25 refundable deposit per rental. worcestercommonoval.com

Art Cart. Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem Sq., Worcester. 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Make flip book art. Free. mywpl.org.

 Magic the Gathering Casual Play. Worcester Public Library: Main Branch, 3 Salem Sq., Worcester. 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Join us for this opportunity to learn the game, or bust out your best cards and strategies to battle it out at the library. For ages 13 to 17. Free. mywpl.org

 Dr. Seuss Birthday Party. Leominster Public Library, 30 West St., Leominster. 6 p.m.-7 p.m. Enjoy Dr. Seuss stories, crafts, and goodie bags during this celebration of one of the best and well-loved children book authors. Recommended for up to age 7. Register ahead. Free. leominsterlibrary.org

 The Science of Ice Cream. ArtReach, 322 W. Boylston St., Worcester. 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Learn the science behind how ice cream is made, including how you can make it using snow! Hear the story of "Snowflake Bentley" and be inspired to make snow crystals and a snowflake to take home. Watch it snow inside the studio, and make your own unicorn ice cream sundaes. For ages 5-10. $10 per child. artreachstudioafs.com

 West Side Story. Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Ave., Boston. 7:30 p.m. Berklee Musical Theater Club presents this classic story riffing on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Repeats on Thursday. Advance $12, day-of $17. berklee.edu

Thursday, February 23
Imagination Playground. Providence Children’s Museum, 100 South St., Providence. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Invent your own ways to play by stacking and building with huge foam blocks, wheels, spools, tubes, and a variety of loose parts. Through Feb. 24. Free with admission. Members free, nonmembers $9. childrensmuseum.org

 Slice and Dice: Pizza and Board Games. Powisset Farm, Powisett St., Dover. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Enjoy a fun-filled day of pizza making, eating, and board games, where you are welcome to bring your own. Register ahead. Members $15, nonmembers $25. thetrustees.org

 Everyday Engineering: Balls and Ramps. The Discovery Museums, 177 Main St., Acton. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Design, build, and test out some simple tracks and mini-rollercoasters through tubing and cardboard. Free with admission. Members free; nonmembers $12.50, children under 1 free. discoverymuseums.org

 Ice Cream in a Bag! Pearle L. Crawford Memorial Library, 40 Schofield Ave, Dudley. Make homemade ice cream, no registration required. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. crawfordlibrary.org

 Winter’s Past: Surviving or Thriving. Fruitlands Museum, 102 Prospect Hill Rd., Harvard. 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Tour the winter exhibit in the art gallery and explore life of winter’s past through a hands-on art making activity. Register ahead. Member children free; nonmember children $5, adults free. fruitlands.org

 Winter Wander. Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, 290 Argilla Rd., Ipswich. 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Take an easy rambling walk that will take you along the Cedar Point Trail to Steep Hill beach, before we warm up with hot chocolate and a campfire. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Register ahead. Member adults $9, children $6; nonmember adults $15, children $10. thetrustees.org

Brilliant Ice Sculpting. Worcester Common Oval, 455 Main St., Worcester. 1 p.m.-6 p.m. worcestercommonoval.com

Kahbahbloom Afternoon. Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem Sq., Worcester. 2 p.m. Crafter Carmen Barbosa offers a program on fingerprint art and recycling. Free. mywpl.org.

Art Cart. Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem Sq., Worcester. 3 p.m.-5 p.m. Make thumbprint art. Free. mywpl.org.

Friday, February 24
Flower Arranging for Kids. Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Dr., Boylston. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Enjoy a step-by-step lesson on how to create beautifully simple floral arrangement. For ages 9 and up. Register ahead. Members $32, nonmembers $50. towerhillbg.org.

 Everyday Engineering: Bridge Building. The Discovery Museums, 177 Main St., Acton. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Use everything from pasta to paper to experiment with simple supplies to design and build some sturdy and strong structures. Free with admission. Members free; nonmembers $12.50, children under 1 free. discoverymuseums.org

Greenhouse Beach Party. Chestnut Hill Farm, Chestnut Hill Rd., Southborough. 12:30 p.m.-3 p.m. Come down to the farm for a beach party, where there will be tropical drinks, island music, games, snacks, and more. Register ahead. Members $9, nonmembers $15. thetrustees.org

Abominable Snowman Tracking. Fruitlands Museum, 102 Prospect Hill Rd., Harvard. 1 p.m.-3 p.m. We follow tracks and look for clues as we search for the Abominable Snowman along the trails and meadows. Recommended for grades K through 5. Register ahead. Member children $5, nonmember children $10, adults free. fruitlands.org

Snowman Building Contest. Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, 290 Argilla Rd., Ipswich. 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Roll gigantic snowballs across the rolling hills at the Crane Estate, and enter a contest with multiple categories and hot chocolate to keep the fun continuing through the afternoon. Members $5, nonmembers $10. thetrustees.org

Art Cart. Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem Sq., Worcester. 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Make flip book art. Free. mywpl.org.

Fandom Friday. Worcester Public Library: Main Branch, 3 Salem Sq., Worcester. 3 p.m.-5 p.m. Join us for trivia, crafts, snacks, and games, all centering on your favorite fandoms from comics, anime, BBC, cartoons, and more. For ages 10 to 17. Free. mywpl.org

 Rock Off Main Street. TCAN: Center for the Arts, 14 Summer St., Natick. 7:30 p.m. This all-ages show provides a venue for local teen and young adult bands to take their eclectic music from pop, emo, punk, ska, and indie genres from their basements to the stage. $8. natickarts.org

Saturday, February 25
Science Sprouts. Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Dr., Boylston. 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. A program blending math, science, nature, and art exploration through the botanical research at the garden. For children pre-K to age 6. Register ahead. Members $12, nonmembers $25. towerhillbg.org

PBS Kids Fan Fair. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, 1000 Hall of Fame Ave., Springfield. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Enjoy PBS-themed program stations, meet award-wining local children’s book authors and illustrators, and characters including Curious George, Dinosaur Train’s Buddy, Dr. Seuss’ Cat in the Hat and Teenaged Mutant Ninja Turtle Michelangelo. Free. wgby.org/fanfair


 Play Date: Pause, Look, and Listen. Institute of Contemporary Art: Boston, 25 Harbor Shore Dr., Boston. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Take your time looking at contemporary art, then create mixed-media artworks or sketch the wintery Boston Harbor, as you listen to Boston-based composer Aaron Larget-Caplan in a special concert. Members free; nonmember adults $15, youth under 17 free. icaboston.org

 Everyday Engineering: Tinfoil Ferries. The Discovery Museums, 177 Main St., Acton. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Investigate floating by building tinfoil boats and loading them with pennies. Free with admission. Members free; nonmembers $12.50, children under 1 free. discoverymuseums.org

 ‘A Child of Book’s Presentation and Signing. Boston Athenćum, 10˝ Beacon St., Boston. New York Times best-selling author-illustrator Oliver Jeffers and fine artist Sam Winston present on their collaboratively created picture book, A Child of Books, followed by a book signing. Members $10, nonmembers $15, children under 10 free. Register at bostonathenaeum.org.

Free Skate. Worcester Common Oval, 455 Main St., Worcester. 1 p.m.-6 p.m. $3 for skate rentals, with a $25 refundable deposit per rental. worcestercommonoval.com

 The Nature of My Backyard. Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary, 414 Massasoit Rd., Worcester. 1 p.m.-2 p.m. Get introduced to some common animals you share space with, such as a fisher, skunk, turtle, fox, or even a flying squirrel. For ages 2 and up. Register ahead. Member adults $6, children $4; nonmember adults $7, children $5. massaudubon.org. Clinic with EMS. Fruitlands Museum, 102 Prospect Hill Rd., Harvard. 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Learn the essentials of snowshoeing on the Fruitlands fields. Free with admission. Members free; nonmembers ages 5 and up $5, under 5 free. fruitlands.org

 World’s End Winter Warm Up. World’s End, 250 Martins Ln., Hingham. 2 p.m.-6 p.m. Enjoy a burning campfire, coffee, hot chocolate, entertainment, folklore, and more. Member adults $5, nonmember adults $10, children free. thetrustees.org

 Art Lessons with Bayda. Worcester Public Library: Main Branch, 3 Salem Sq., Worcester. 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Embrace the work of Ed Emberley during this time of creative but guided exploration. For ages 7 to 12. Register ahead. Free. mywpl.org

Kahbahbloom Afternoon. Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem Sq., Worcester. 2:30 p.m. Local artist and WAM faculty member Bayda Asbridge presents a short video interview of author and illustrator Ed Embereley and friends. Children are then invited to recreate his artwork. Free. mywpl.org.

Sunday, February 26
Tell Your Story: Words and Pictures. Providence Children’s Museum, 100 South St., Providence. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Celebrate the Museum’s new Coming to Rhode Island time-traveling exploration exhibit, by telling your own story using materials including story stones, doodle cubes, and costumes. Free with admission. Members free, nonmembers $9. childrensmuseum.org

 Matt Heaton & the Outside Toys. Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard St., Brookline. 10:30 a.m. Matt Heaton brings American roots, surf, and Irish traditional music for the entire family, during this performance with Muppet-esque touches of humor and observations. Recommended for ages 2 and up. Adults $13, children $10. coolidge.org

Sugaring Off Tours. Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, 87 Perkins Row, Topsfield. 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Enjoy this age-old tradition of maple sugaring, as the warm days of late winter awaken the flow of sap in the maples, causing buds to swell and resulting in sweet-smelling, billowing clouds of steam rising from the sugarhouse. Register ahead. Member adults $9, children $7; nonmember adults $10, children $8. massaudubon.org

 Natural Papermaking. Boston Nature Center, 500 Walk Hill St., Mattapan. 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Using scrap paper we will learn how to make stylized paper for journals and crafts, and learn how recycling paper benefits the earth. For ages 8 and up. Register ahead. Member children $5, nonmember children $7, adults free. massaudubon.org

 Put a Patch on It. Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St., Salem. 2 p.m.-3 p.m. Come as we read Boni Ashburn’s I Had a Favorite Dress, then find inspiration in the WOW exhibit as you design one-of-a-kind iron-on patches under the guidance of fiber artist Ana Campos. For ages 5 to 8. Free with admission. Adults $20, youth 16 and under free. pem.org