We've assembled a weekly calendar of kid-friendly activities and new places to try out with children. Each week, we'll give you the info on the five best family activities or events for the week.
Where/When: Saturday, March 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Drumlin Farm in Lincoln
Why Go: Celebrate sheep with fiber, food, and fun! New spring babies, sheep shearing and sheepherding demonstrations, plus hands-on activities for all ages,
Pricing: $8 for adult Mass Audubon members, $10 for adult nonmembers, $6 for children members, and $8 for children nonmembers; children under 2 are free.
BILLY KELLY AND THE BLAH BLAH BLAHS
Where/When: Saturday March 26 at 10:30 a.m. at the Coolidge Corner Theater in Brookline
Why Go: Songs about milk, pine cones, springtime, 18-wheelers, the moon, and just about anything else you can think of. Recommended for ages 3+
Pricing: $9.75 adults; $7.75 kids
MAGIC SHOW AND FAIR
Where/When: Saturday, March 26 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Methodist Weekday Preschool in Lexington
Why Go: A magic show, preschool-oriented craft projects, games, an obstacle course, hair art, face painting and tattoos, treasure bags, balloons and refreshments.
Where/When: Sunday, March 27 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Harvard Museum of Natural History in Cambridge
Why Go: Children under six can enjoy stories and poems designed to engage the next generation of explorers with themes related to the museum's galleries.
Pricing: Free with museum admission
THE LITTLE MERMAID ON STAGE
Where/When: Sunday, March 27 at 2:15 p.m.at MassBay Community College in Wellesley Hils
Why Go: A beloved story and a cast is made up of talented children from the metropolitan Boston area, including Needham, Natick, Newton, Wellesley, Dedham and Dover.
Pricing: $12 general admission $6 children under 12 $10 for seniors