April Vacation Fun

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

12Meet Arthur

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

15Meet Clifford

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.