An old-fashioned ice cream social, a celebration of all things Seuss, and a festival of food trucks, music, art, and games.

Friday, June 14 

Officer Leo Storytime and Meet & Greet. Leominster Public Library, 30 West St., Leominster. 10-10:30 a.m. Meet local police officer, Leonardo Colon, as he reads a story and answers any questions you may have about his job. Recommended for ages 3 to 6. Register ahead. Free. leominsterlibrary.org.

Backyard and Beyond: Forest Fridays. Discovery Museum, 177 Main St., Acton. 10-10:45 a.m. Enjoy a nature-based activity corresponded to the weather and season outside, and explore the outdoors through our Discovery Woods or on the adjacent conservation land. Recommended for ages 2 to 6. Free with admission. Members free; nonmembers $14.50, ages under 1 free. discoveryacton.org.

Sensory Play Storytime. Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton. 11:15 a.m.-12 p.m. Look, listen, touch, and play during this time of stories and activities aimed at exploring different sensory concepts during this program. For children 2 to 4 with caregivers. Free. newtonfreelibrary.net.

Everyday Engineering: Build a Bubble Wand. Discovery Museum, 177 Main St., Acton. 2-4:30 p.m. Try your hand at building a bubble wand that’s a cube or a pyramid, or any shape as you learn about the fascinating formulations of bubbles. Free with admission. Members free; nonmembers $14.50, ages under 1 free. discoveryacton.org.

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Saturday, June 15 

Mobile Subjects: Mapping Sound in the Sculpture Park. deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum, 51 Sandy Pond Rd., Lincoln. 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. A soundwalk and map workshop led by artist and sound designer Jose Rivera. Register ahead. Members $20, nonmembers $30. deCordova.org.

Pop-Up Play Day. Berkshire Museum, 39 South St., Pittsfield. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Build, rebuild, collaborate, and play across the colorful Imagination Playground filled with big blue blocks. Free with admission. Members free; nonmember adults $13, youths 4-17 $6, ages under 4 free. berkshiremuseum.org.

Strawberry ‘N Arts Festival. First Parish Church, Westford Town Common, 48 Main St., Westford. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Celebrate community and enjoy fabulous food, creative crafts, energizing entertainment, and more during this event bringing crafters and community together for over thirty years. Free. thestrawberryfestival.org.

Arts Fest Beverly. Downtown Beverly, Cabot St., Beverly. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Join over 150 artists and crafters, music and entertainers, kids’ activities, art-on-the-spot creations, outdoor food trucks, and more during this celebration of arts, community, and togetherness. Free. beverlymainstreets.org.

Scavenger Hunt Challenge. Fruitlands Museum, 102 Prospect Hill Rd., Harvard. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Follow clues around the grounds, learn fun facts, and return to the check-in tables to claim prizes during this scavenger hunt challenge. Free with admission. Members free; nonmember adults $15; youths 5 to 13 $6, ages under 5 free. fruitlands.org.

A Seussian Celebration. Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards St., Springfield. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Celebrate the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss with new additions to the museum and family activities. Advance purchasing recommended. Free with admission. Adults $25, youths 3-17 $13, ages under 3 free. springfieldmuseums.org.

MFA Playdates: Color. Museum of Fine Arts: Boston, 465 Huntington Ave., Boston. 10:15-11 a.m. Enjoy story-time and looking activities in the galleries, followed by artmaking celebrating all things color. Recommended for ages 4 and younger. Free with admission. Members free; nonmember adults $25, youths 7-17 $10, ages under 7 free. mfa.org.

Family Yoga Class. Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Enjoy cooperative games, age appropriate poses, partner poses, breathing exercises, simple mindfulness activities, and relaxation during this specially-designed yoga class. Designed for ages 3 to 12 with caregivers. Free. newtonfreelibrary.net.

Day of Play Family Festival. Elm Park, 292 Park Ave., Worcester. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Designed for children 3 to 10 years old and their families. Fun interactive activities, and exciting performances, while spreading the word about the importance of playful learning at home. Free. worcesterdayofplay.org.

Exploring Nano: Rays Awareness. Discovery Museum, 177 Main St., Acton. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Learn about ultraviolet light, do some simple experiments to see how sunscreen protects you, and make your own simple UV detector bracelet to take home. Free with admission. Members free; nonmembers $14.50, ages under 1 free. discoveryacton.org.

MetroFest. Bowditch Athletic and Cultural Complex, 475 Union Ave., Framingham. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Enjoy music, arts, fantastic food, a wide variety of activities for kids, and a complete array of crafts and exhibitors from across the region. Free. metrowestvisitors.org.

Arms + Armor Demonstrations. Worcester Art Museum, 55 Salisbury St., Worcester. 11:30 a.m. & 2 p.m. Join this interactive program to learn about the arms and armor used by Roman soldiers, Medieval knights, and more. Free with admission. Members free; nonmember adults $16, ages 4-17 $6, ages under 4 free. worcesterart.org.

Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social. Cabot’s Ice Cream, 743 Washington St., Newton. Cabot’s celebrates its 50th anniversary with a fun event featuring face painting, a magician, Barber Shop Quartet, photo booth, and, of course, lots of ice cream. Free admission. cabots.com.

Happier Family Comedy Show. The Eric Carle Museum, 125 West Bay Rd., Amherst. 3-4 p.m. Laugh your head off during this hour-long, all-new, created-on-the-spot, family friendly improv comedy show. Geared for ages 5 to 12. Member adults $9, youths $4.50; nonmember adults $10, youths $5. carlemuseum.org.

Monster Jam. Gillette Stadium, 1 Patriot Pl., Foxborough. 7 p.m. Watch at the edge of your seat during this adrenaline-charged, high-flying, four-wheel event promising to excite and entertain the entire family. $15 and up. monsterjam.com.

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Sunday, June 16 

Scavenger Hunt Challenge. Fruitlands Museum, 102 Prospect Hill Rd., Harvard. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Follow clues around the grounds, learn fun facts, and return to the check-in tables to claim prizes during this scavenger hunt challenge. Free with admission. Members free; nonmember adults $15; youths 5 to 13 $6, ages under 5 free. fruitlands.org.

Father’s Day Bluegrass Picnic. Fruitlands Museum, 102 Prospect Hill Rd., Harvard. 12-3 p.m. Get outside with your family during this afternoon of music, food, scavenger hunts, and activities outdoors. Free with admission. Members free; nonmember adults $15, youth ages 5 to 13 $6, ages under 5 free. fruitlands.org.

Boston Area Chantey & Maritime Sing. USS Constitution Museum, Charlestown Navy Yard, Building 22, Charlestown. 2-5 p.m. Listen, learn, and lift your voices, as you participate in your maritime heritage by joining a rousing chorus of sea chanteys. Free with admission. Suggested donation $25-45 per family. ussconstitutionmuseum.org.