Looking to keep the kids busy during April Vacation? Here are some of the best events from our calendar for all the towns near Franklin and Bellingham.
1Join in the area’s largest egg hunt
Egg painting, face painting, bunny visit, and huge egg hunt for ages 1-9 at that Franklin High School Gym Friday, April 14. Registration required. Details here
2Pet live chicks/bunnies and play life-sized Candyland
Petting area, Candy Land party, photos with the Rev’s mascot, and a bounce house at Patriot Place, Foxboro on Friday, April 14. Details here
3Meet Crazy Aaron and his thinking putty
Crazy Aaron will do a demo with his famous Thinking Putty and sign putty tins at An Unlikely Story in Plainville Friday, April 14. Details here
4Hunt for Easter eggs
Search the Pond Street Fields in Norfolk for Hershey’s candy. Ages 2-11, free, on Saturday April 15. Details here
5Hunt for eggs then get a cone
Egg hunt at Summer Scoops, Plainville on Saturday, April 15. Details here.
6Keep seeking those eggs
Annual hunt at Trinity Episcopal Church in Milford on Saturday, April 15. Details here.
7Seek eggs that glow in the dark
Ages 2-11 look for glowing eggs on Easter afternoon (April 16) at Solomon Pond Mall in Marlboro. Details here.
8Watch the Boston Marathon
See popular spots in Monday’s big race through Hopkinton, Ashland, Framingham, Natick, and Wellesley in our family-friendly guide here
9Make free seed bombs
Help make wildflower seed bombs at T.C. Scoops in Medway on Monday. Take 10 home with you to make a wildflower garden for the bees! Details here
10Meet Belle from Beauty and the Beast
Belle will make a stop at Learning Express Toys in Franklin on Monday. Details here
11Dino discovery animal program
Meet ancient animals and hold real fossils at Franklin’s temp library on Tuesday. Details here
Free pizza, video “storytime”, and Arthur visit at Showcase Cinema, Patriot Place on Tuesday. Details here
13Meet Mickey Mouse
The famous mouse visits Kids’ Fun Spot in W. Roxbury (Dedham border) on Tuesday. Details here
14Dance to Super Cool Beans
Free concert in Millis on Tuesday, recommended for ages 2-8. Details here
Meet Tish Rabe, children’s author, and visit with Clifford at An Unlikely Story in Plainville on Tuesday. Details here
16Pet a pig
Farm Visits, a travelling petting farm, will stop by the Walpole Mall on Tuesday. Free to the public. Details here
17Meet Wally the Green Monster
Take a picture in your Red Sox gear at the Franklin temporary library on Wednesday. Details here
18See a free animal show
Animal Adventures will be at Learning Express Toys in Franklin on Wednesday. Details here
19Touch a truck, meet baby animals & more
Earth day celebration at Patriot Place in Foxboro on Wednesday. Details here
20See a shadow puppet show
Mr. Vinny of Toe Jam Puppet Band fame puts on a show at the Blackstone Library on Thursday. Details here
21Hold a reptile
Rainforest Reptile Show will be at An Unlikely Story in Plainville on Friday. Registraiton required. Details here.