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  • What’s Up This Weekend

    What’s Up This Weekend0

    Friday, April 20  Special Storytime: Jannie Ho. Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Rd., Amherst. 10:30 a.m. Find out what happens when Bear finds a chicken frozen in the winter and brings it home to defrost, during this funny friendship tale in Bear and Chicken. Free with admission. Members free; nonmember

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  • Drive The Other Way: Summer Fun in Upstate New York

    Drive The Other Way: Summer Fun in Upstate New York1

    BY CARRIE WATTU Have you ever heard of Watkins Glen, New York? I hadn’t until a friend told me about a beautiful animal rescue farm where you could stay and volunteer as a family. With our summer calendar filled with traditional New England beach destinations, we decided to “drive the other way” for a getaway focused

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  • 3 Free Things To Do Over April Vacation

    3 Free Things To Do Over April Vacation0

    Looking for ways to avoid cabin fever keep ‘em busy over April vacation? While there are plenty of happenings in the region for kids and families over spring break, we’ve narrowed it down to three really cool, don’t-want-to-miss-it events. One is right here in our backyard, while the other two are just a short ride

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  • What’s Up This Weekend

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    Friday, April 13  Stuffed Animal Story Time. Leominster Public Library, 30 West St., Leominster. 10-10:45 a.m. Bring your favorite stuffed pal to the library for songs and stories. Recommended for ages 18 months to 3 years. Free. leominsterlibrary.org. Backyard and Beyond: Forest Fridays. Discovery Museum, 177 Main St., Acton. 10-10:45 a.m. Participate in a nature-based

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  • What’s Up This Weekend

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    Friday, April 6  Music and Movement with Miss Bernadette. Discovery Museum, 177 Main St., Acton. 9:30-10 a.m. Explore sound through singing and playing. Move, make music, listen, learn, and get a multi-sensory workout with our favorite Kindermusik educator. Free with admission. Members free, nonmembers $14.50, children under 1 free.  Make a Mess: Revealing Rainbows. Discovery

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  • What’s Up This Weekend

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    Friday, March 30  Everyday Engineering: Strike a Balance. Discovery Museum, 177 Main St., Acton. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Engage in some everyday engineering as we build a tabletop seesaw using rulers, paint stirrers, and paper towel tubes, before piling on pennies and seeing if they can do a balancing act. Free with admission. Members free, nonmembers

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