What's Up This Weekend
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 $12.50, children under 1 free. discoveryacton.org.
High School Musical. The Marilyn Rodman Performing Arts Center, 1 School St.,Foxborough.1 p.m. & 7 p.m. Join Troy, Gabriella, and the students of East High as they perform all the songs everyone knows and loves in this staged version of Disney Channel’s smash hit movie. $8. orpheumfoxboro.org.
Family Autism Day. The Children’s Museum in Easton, 9 Sullivan Ave.,North Easton.4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Enjoy this opportunity to explore the Museum’s hands-on exhibits in a less overwhelming atmosphere during this time for children on the Autism Spectrum and those with Pervasive Developmental Disorder. For ages 10 and under. Register ahead. $3. childrensmuseumineaston.org.
Moscow Festival Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty. The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, 2 Southbridge St.,Worcester.8 p.m. Enjoy as the Moscow Festival Ballet returns to present what is often considered the finest achievement of classical ballet, with lavish theatrical staging and a beautiful score. $41-55. thehanovertheatre.org.
Berklee Global Jazz Institute Summit: Love Supreme. Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Ave.,Boston. 8 p.m. Come celebrate the impact of William Shakespeare, Maya Angelou, John Coltrane, Martin Luther King Jr., and other leaders on today’s global jazz era. Advance $12, day-of $16. berklee.edu/events.
Saturday, March 31
Spring Egg-Stravaganza. South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Ln.,Norwell.10-11:30 a.m. & 1-2:30 p.m. Learn to decorate eggs with natural dyes, enjoy an egg hunt, and search for clues that spring is near. Registration recommended. Member children $10, nonmember children $13, adults free. southshorenaturalsciencecenter.org.
Davey the Clown. Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard St.,Brookline.10:30 a.m. Enjoy physical comedy, juggling, unicycling, balloon sculptures, and more zany antics during this performance by celebrating pure fun. Recommended for ages 2 and up. Adults $13, children $10. coolidge.org.
Make a Mess: Spin Art. Discovery Museum, 177 Main St., Acton.11 a.m.-2 p.m. Drop-in as we put a fresh spin on art, as we twist, twirl, and give our watercolors a whirl. Free with admission. Members free, nonmembers $12.50, children under 1 free. discoveryacton.org.
Twice in a Blue Moon. Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary, 293 Moose Hill Pkwy,Sharon. 7:30-8:30 p.m. Take in the splendor of the second Blue Moon in 2018, an occurrence that will not happen again until 2037, and look at the skies, identify constellations, and experience nature. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Register ahead. Members $6, nonmembers $9. massaudubon.org.
Sunday, April 1
Sunday Stroll. South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Ln.,Norwell.12-12:30 p.m. Investigate and discover what lives in the woods during this all-weather exploration. Free with admission. Members free; nonmembers $5, ages under 2 free. southshorenaturalsciencecenter.org.
Clothing & Shoe Drive. Concord Museum, 200 Lexington Rd.,Concord. 12-5 p.m. Take time this spring to help donate to The Wish Project and Catie’s Closet by collecting gently worn or new clothing and essentials.Through month.Free. concordmuseum.org.
Spring!Children’s Museum in Easton, 9 Sullivan Ave.,North Easton.1-4 p.m. Let the thoughts of Spring inspire your creations or make things with springs. Free with admission. Members free; nonmembers $9, children under 1 free. childrensmuseumineaston.org.