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.
ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE
Where/When: Sunday, March 20 at 1 p.m. along Broadway in South Boston
Why Go: Colorful floats, music and Irish good cheer
GWENDOLYN THE GRACEFUL PIG WANTS TO LEARN TO DANCE
Where/When: Saturday, March 19 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Waltham Public Library
Why Go: A one-of-a-kind ballet performed by children
SPRING FUN FAIR
Where/When: Saturday March 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Corner Coop Nursery School in Brookline
Why Go: A day of games and crafts for kids ages 2–7+, entertainment, raffles, silent auction, baked goods, international food, and much more!
Pricing: $10 per child or $25 per family
GUY MENDILOW BAND CHILDREN'S CONCERT
Where/When: Saturday, March 19 at 10 a.m. at the Regent Theatre in Arlington
Why Go: Through colorful songs, stories and games, the Guy Mendilow Band transports families on an ear-opening interactive adventure to the places Guy has called home — including Brazil, Mexico, South Africa, Israel and the United States.
Pricing: $10 for adults; $8 for kids
JENNY THE JUGGLER
Where/When: Sunday, March 20 at 10:30 a.m.at The Coolidge Corner Theater in Brookline
Why Go: Juggling, magic, music, singing, physical comedy, interactive silliness, audience participation, inspiring messages and a real live bunny!
Pricing: $9.75 for adults; $7.75 for kids