The Best Family Fun for June 3 & 4

Staff Writer
Baystateparent Magazine

Saturday, June 3

Celebrate National Trails Day: Take a StoryWalk. Discovery Museums, 177 Main St., Acton. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Head outside for a StoryWalk that will take you through Discovery Woods and the Great Hills Conservation Land. Free with admission. Members free; nonmembers $12.50, children under 1 free.

Music Recital. Worcester Public Library: Main Branch, 3 Salem Sq., Worcester. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Enjoy a morning music recital of the instrumental students from Worcester and Shrewsbury Public schools.

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Character Visits. LEGOLAND Discovery Center, 598 Assembly Row, Somerville. 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Guests will have the opportunity to take photos and have a meet & greet with each character. June 3: Emmet and Wyldstyle from The LEGO Movie; June 10: Batman from LEGO Batman; June 17th: Kai from LEGO Ninjago; June 24: Bertie, LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston mascot. Tickets $14.95 and up.

Family Science Saturdays. “e” inc. Museum, 114 16th St., Boston. 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. The Weather and Climate Museum is an interactive and hands-on museum geared toward children and their families. Saturdays through July. $3 per child, $10 per adult.

Touch a Truck Fundraiser. Solomon Pond Mall, parking lot behind Regal Cinema, 601 Donald Lynch Blvd., Marlborough. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Big trucks, animal shows, activities, and inflatables. The first 250 children will also receive a beach pail filled with treats! $5 per person or $20 per family. All proceeds benefit Special Olympics of Massachusetts and Simon Youth Foundation.

Safe Summer Fun Day. UMass Memorial: Marlborough Hospital, 157 Union St., Marlborough. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Celebrate local community and enjoy interactive and educational games booths and lawn activities, free bike helmets for children who get fitted, and a raffle of free bicycles every hour. Free.

Fantastic Family Day. Museum of Russian Icons, 203 Union St., Clinton. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Celebrate the opening of Fantastic Beasts in Iconography, a family-friendly exhibit spotlighting the natural and unnatural creatures in iconography. Enjoy animal-themed crafts, face-painting, scavenger hunts, fun snacks, and more! Adults $10, children 3-17, $5, children under 3 free.

Meet the Farmer. Chestnut Hill Farm, 9-99 Chestnut Hill Rd., Southborough. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. The farm crew will be on hand to answer all of your questions. Enjoy fun activities for kids and grown-ups to share together. Members free; nonmembers $5, ages under 5 free.

Wonder Woman Day. Grafton Public Library, 35 Grafton Common, Grafton. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Celebrate everything Wonder Woman, as we champion this favorite heroine of the DC Comics universe. Free.

WGBY Asparagus Festival. Hadley Town Common, Route 9, Russell St., Hadley. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Enjoy this family-friendly outdoor event, featuring 90 local food, craft, and agricultural vendors, entertainment displays, kids’ games, and most excitingly, a live visit from PBS Kids character Curious George. Free.

Family Tour at WAM. Worcester Art Museum, 55 Salisbury St., Worcester. 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Explore the Worcester Art Museum galleries with your family on a docent-guided discovery tour, as you enjoy fun facts, stories, and sharing observations together. Free.

Beyond the Spectrum: Let’s Take to the Sea. Museum of Fine Arts: Boston, 465 Huntington Ave., Boston. 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Embark on a watery voyage around the museum to discover sea vessels in paintings and sculptures from one coast to another, and then design your own boat using Model Magic and collage materials, during this program for children on the autism spectrum. $9.

Families @ WAM Make Art. Worcester Art Museum, 55 Salisbury St., Worcester. 11 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Drop in for fun, intergeneration time at the Museum, as you get inspired by our art and try making something uniquely your own. Free.

Teen Crafternoon: Wreck This Book. Grafton Public Library, 35 Grafton Common, Grafton. 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Grab a copy of Wreck This Journal before painting, poking, and creating a journal as unique as you are. For grades 6 to 12. Register ahead. Free.

Sunday, June 4

Nature and Nurture with Miss Bernadette. Discovery Museums, 177 Main St., Acton. 10:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m. Come and explore the great outdoors, as we sing songs, take a nature walk. Read a story, or make a craft, as we look to understand and discover the wonders of nature. Designed for ages 2 to 4. Free with admission. Members free; nonmembers $12.50, children under 1 free.

Family Nature Walk. Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Dr., Boylston. 11 a.m. Join us for a fun family nature walk and learn a variety of games and crafts you can play on trails anywhere. Register ahead. Member families $15, nonmember families $20.

Touch-a-Truck & Food Truck Festival. Hopkinton High School, 90 Hayden Rowe St., Hopkinton. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Touch and climb on tons of trucks and vehicles, enjoy the Roaming Railroad hosts the whole family for a ride on the train, feast from food trucks, and join in on other activities. Adults $8, children $5.

Teddy Bear Picnic. Stevens-Coolidge Place, 86 Andover St., North Andover. 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Come on down to the garden, as we host activities, crafts, sign-a-longs, and a bear hunt, followed by a picnic with light refreshments, where the Andover Bear Company will also be in attendance. Members $5, nonmembers $10.