Friday, February 21 

Stuffed Animal Sleepover Breakfast. Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton. 10-10:30 a.m. Pick up your animal friend, enjoy donuts, and watch a slideshow over what your stuffed friend did on their sleepover. Free. newtonfreelibrary.net.

Everyday Engineering: Tinfoil Ferries. Discovery Museum, 177 Main St., Acton. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Investigate floating by building tinfoil boats and loading them with pennies until they sink. Free with admission. Members free; nonmembers $15.50, under age 1 free. discoveryacton.org.

Special Storytime: Megan Dowd Lambert. Eric Carle Museum, 125 West Bay Rd., Amherst. 10:30 a.m. Author Megan Dowd Lambert reads her fresh, funny sequel to ‘A Crow of His Own’ as rooster Clyde must adjust to new roommates on the farm. Free with admission. Adults $9, youths $6, ages under 1 free. carlemuseum.org.

Materials Play. Eric Carle Museum, 125 West Bay Rd., Amherst. 11-11:30 a.m. Experiment with materials selected especially for young explorers and their caregivers in the Art Studio. Recommended for ages 5 and under. Free with admission. Adults $9, youths $6, ages under 1 free. carlemuseum.org.

Cartoons and Crafts. Museum of Russian Icons, 203 Union St., Clinton. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Grab a snack, watch a Soviet-era cartoon, and then craft your own Cheburashka or Gena the Crocodile to take home. Recommended for ages 6-10. Free with admission. Members free; nonmember adults $10, youths $5, ages under 3 free. museumofrussianicons.org.

February Vacation @ the ICA. Institute of Contemporary Art: Boston, 25 Harbor Shore Dr., Boston. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Explore the galleries, create art, and enjoy time together. Free with admission. Adults $15, youths under 18 free. icaboston.org.

Berkshire Children’s Theater: Winnie the Pooh. Berkshire Museum, 39 South St., Pittsfield. 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. Talented young performers from the Berkshire Children’s Theater return to perform their original musical version of the classic story of Winnie the Pooh. Purchase in advance. Member adults $5, children $3; nonmember adults $15, children $6; ages under 3 free. berkshiremuseum.org.

Lowell Winterfest 2020. JFK Plaza, 50 Arcand Dr., Lowell. 12 p.m. Spend all day amongst food vendors, entertainment, games for the entire family, ice-skating, a carousel, soup competition, winter market, and more. Free. lowellwinterfest.com.

Art for February Vacation: Flower Collage. deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, 51 Sandy Pond Rd., Lincoln. 1-3 p.m. Using real flowers, create a college of petals, stems, and leaves, as we play with flower colors, textures, and shapes. Free with admission. Members free; nonmembers $14, ages 12 and under free. deCordova.org.

Robot Zoo and STEM Family Fun. Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton. 3 p.m. Build with Legos and Keva Planks, create a robot zoo with Hexbugs, Ozobots, and more. For ages 6 and up. Free. newtonfreelibrary.net.

Ten Days of Play. Berkshire Museum, 39 South St., Pittsfield. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Celebrate the culmination of Ten Days of Play as we engage with exciting, family-oriented play activities. Free. berkshiremuseum.org.

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Saturday, February 22

Everyday Engineering: Tinfoil Ferries. Discovery Museum, 177 Main St., Acton. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Investigate floating by building tinfoil boats and loading them with pennies until they sink. Free with admission. Members free; nonmembers $15.50, under age 1 free. discoveryacton.org.

LEGO Maritime Festival. USS Constitution Museum, Building 22, Charlestown Navy Yard, Charlestown. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Set sail with your family this February Vacation as you build your own ship with LEGO and DUPLO Blocks. Suggested donation $5-15. ussconstitutionmuseum.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 between caregiver and child, breathing exercises, simple mindfulness activities, and relaxation. For ages 3-12 with caregiver. Free. newtonfreelibrary.net.

Vacation Week Cartoons and Crafts. Museum of Russian Icons, 203 Union St., Clinton. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Grab a snack, watch a Soviet-era cartoon, and then craft your own Cheburashka or Gena the Crocodile to take home. Recommended for ages 6-10. Free with admission. Members free; nonmember adults $10, youths $5, ages under 3 free. museumofrussianicons.org.

Go Home Tiny Monster. Eric Carle Museum, 125 West Bay Rd., Amherst. 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. Puppetry, absurd silliness, physical theater, live music, and artful storytelling bring to life this story of creatures finding a new home, presented by The Gottabees. Free with admission. Adults $9, youths $6, ages under 1 free. carlemuseum.org.

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Sunday, February 23

LEGO Maritime Festival. USS Constitution Museum, Building 22, Charlestown Navy Yard, Charlestown. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Set sail with your family this February Vacation as you build your own ship with LEGO and DUPLO Blocks. Suggested donation $5-15. ussconstitutionmuseum.org.

The Airborne Comedians. Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard St., Brookline. 10:30 a.m. Featuring birdbaths, lawn-chairs, electric guitars, and baseball bats, this unorthodox, high energy juggling show is set to delight all ages. Adults $14, children $11. coolidge.org.

Cartoons and Crafts. Museum of Russian Icons, 203 Union St., Clinton. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Grab a snack, watch a Soviet-era cartoon, and then craft your own Cheburashka or Gena the Crocodile to take home. Recommended for ages 6-10. Free with admission. Members free; nonmember adults $10, youths $5, ages under 3 free. museumofrussianicons.org.

Special Sunday in the Studio. Eric Carle Museum, 125 West Bay Rd., Amherst. 12-5 p.m. Join in the Art Studio to explore new materials and try a different project. Free with admission. Adults $9, youths $6, ages under 1 free. carlemuseum.org.

Live Piano Karaoke & Sing-Along. Eric Carle Museum, 125 West Bay Rd., Amherst. 2 p.m. End Winter Break on a high note with this live piano karaoke and sing-along like no other featuring music, comedy, and plenty of smiles and fun. Members $5, general $6. carlemuseum.org.

Great American Songbook: Nu-Vintage Pop. Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Ave., Boston. 7:30 p.m. Join an eclectic cast of Berklee’s finest vocalists, instrumentalists, arrangers, and dancers as they reimagine and perform modern-day pop songs in jazz and retro styles from a bygone era. Advance $15-20, day-of $20-25. berklee.edu/events.