Friday, March 6 

Music and Movement with Miss Bernadette. Discovery Museum, 177 Main St., Acton. 9:30-10 a.m. Move, make music, listen and get a multi-sensory workout with this special session led by a Kindermusik educator. Free with admission. Members free; nonmembers $15.50, ages under 1 free. discoveryacton.org.

Book Corner with Mary Westgate. Eric Carle Museum, 125 West Bay Rd., Amherst. 10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. A fun, music-filled story-time, featuring a selection of readings from braille picture books. Free with admission. Adults $9, youths $6, ages under 1 free. carlemuseum.org.

Backyard and Beyond: Forest Fridays. Discovery Museum, 177 Main St., Acton. 11-11:45 a.m. Enjoy a nature-based activity based on the weather and season either in the Discovery Woods or out on the adjacent conservation land. Recommended for ages 2-6. Free with admission. Members free; nonmembers $15.50, ages under 1 free. discoveryacton.org.

Family Yoga. Boston Children’s Museum, 308 Congress St., Boston. 11:15 a.m. Enjoy a fun, energizing yoga sessions specifically designed for young children and grown-ups together. Free with admission. Members free; nonmembers $18, ages under 1 free. bostonchildrensmuseum.org.

First Friday Nights Free. Discovery Museum, 177 Main St., Acton. 4:30-8 p.m. The free evening features a special performance of ‘Into the Woods’ by Open Door Theater at 6 p.m. Non-perishable food donations for local pantries will be collected. Free. discoveryacton.org.

First Fridays Artswalk. Berkshire Museum, 39 South St., Pittsfield. 5-8 p.m. Join Berkshire County’s talented young artists with their families and teachers to celebrate Youth Art Month at the Berkshire Museum. Free. berkshiremuseum.org.

Stars Over Springfield. Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards St., Springfield. 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Join members of the Springfield Stars Club for skygazing in the Science Museum’s observatory or, if overcast, a planetarium show. $3. springfieldmuseums.org.

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Saturday, March 7 

Fruitlands Bird Walks. Fruitlands Museum, 102 Prospect Hill Rd., Harvard. 7-10 a.m. Enjoy a morning at the Fruitlands and look to see early migrants and local avian residents including red-tailed hawks, woodpeckers, the black-capped chickadee, and song sparrows. Free. fruitlands.org.

Maple Days. Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd., Sturbridge. 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. See the entire sugar-making process from tree tapping to sugaring off, during this special day celebrating maple syrup. Adults $28, youths 4-17 $14, ages under 4 free. osv.org.

Dr. Seuss Birthday Party. Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards St., Springfield. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Celebrate beloved children’s author and Springfield native Dr. Seuss on his 116th birthday with character meet-and-greets, magic, crafting, and more. Free with admission. Adults $25, youths 3-17 $13, ages under 3 free. springfieldmuseums.org.

Saturday Morning Cartoons. Berkshire Museum, 39 South St., Pittsfield. 10:15-11 a.m. Enjoy classic Warner Brothers cartoons with the family during this Looney Tunes laugh-filled morning. Members free; nonmembers $3, ages under 3 free. berkshiremuseum.org.

Balletball Book Reading. Belmont Books, 79 Leonard St., Belmont. 11 a.m. Framingham author Erin Dionne will read from her newest book, Balletball. Enjoy this story of a girl who loves ballet and is less than thrilled when her mom signs her up for baseball. See how she discovers the two activities have more in common than she thought. Free. belmontbooks.com.

Everyday Engineering: Air Play. Discovery Museum, 177 Main St., Acton. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Build creations that float and fly in a tunnel of swirling air. Explore materials with different properties. Free with admission. Members free; nonmembers $15.50, ages under 1 free. discoveryacton.org.

Zumba Kids. Boston Children’s Museum, 308 Congress St., Boston. 11 & 11:30 a.m. Kids and adults join in a short family friendly Zumba class featuring exercise through cumbia, salsa, merengue, reggaeton, and tango dance styles. Free with admission. Members free; nonmembers $18, ages under 1 free. bostonchildrensmuseum.org.

Worcester Irish Festival. St. Spyridon Greek Othodox Church, 102 Russell St., Worcester. 12-9 p.m. A day of Irish food, dancing, food and drinks. Live entertainment, corned beef and cabbage, kids crafts and more. Free. spyridoncathedral.org. 

Frozen II. Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton. 2 p.m. Join Elsa, Anna, Olaf, and Kristoff on another adventure learning what lies beyond the land of Arendelle. Free. newtonfreelibrary.net.

We Shape History. Berkshire Museum, 39 South St., Pittsfield. 2:30-4 p.m. Travel from farm life to mid-century and explore the extraordinary stories of the many women featured in ‘She Shapes History.’ Free with admission. Members free; nonmember adults $13, youths free. berkshiremuseum.org.

Full Moon Owl Prowl. Fruitlands Museum, 102 Prospect Hill Rd., Harvard. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Set off on a winter trek to see who-who-who might be out and about in the dark winter woods. Register ahead. Members $9, nonmembers $15, children free. fruitlands.org.

Railers v. Reading. DCU Center, 50 Foster St., Worcester. 7:05 p.m. Join the Worcester Railers hockey team as they take on the Reading Royals. $15-35. dcucenter.com.

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Sunday, March 8 

Maple Days. Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd., Sturbridge. 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. See the entire sugar-making process from tree tapping to sugaring off, during this special day celebrating maple syrup. Adults $28, youths 4-17 $14, ages under 4 free. osv.org.

Winter Tracking with ‘PrimiTim.’ Discovery Museum, 177 Main St., Acton. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Join primitive skills expert, Tim Swanson to learn and practice the ancient skills of tracking through the adjoining Discovery Woods. Register ahead. Free with admission. Members free; nonmembers $15.50, ages under 1 free. discoveryacton.org.

The Wizard of Oz. Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard St., Brookline. 10:30 a.m. Enjoy one of the best-loved movies of all time, following the heartwarming story of a young girl transported from Kansas to the magical land of Oz and must go on a quest with newfound friends to find her way home. Adults $10, children $8. coolidge.org.

Balletball Book Reading. Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St., Brookline. 11 a.m. Framingham author Erin Dionne will read from her newest book, Balletball. Enjoy this story of a girl who loves ballet and is less than thrilled when her mom signs her up for baseball. See how she discovers the two activities have more in common than she thought. Free. brooklinebooksmith.com.