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 Walpole and Norfolk.

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. 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.

4Gather clues in an interactive egg quest

A family adventure at Bird Park, Walpole for ages 2-8. Scavenger hunt, egg hunt, and bunny photos. RSVP appreciated; details here.

5Hunt for Easter eggs in Norfolk

Search the Pond Street Fields in Norfolk for Hershey’s candy. Ages 2-11, free, on Saturday April 15. Details here

6Hunt for Easter eggs in Millis

Free hunt at Oak Grove Farm in Millis on Saturday, April 15. Details here.

7Hunt for eggs then get a cone

Egg hunt at Summer Scoops, Plainville on Saturday, April 15. 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

9Meet Belle from Beauty and the Beast

Belle will make a stop at Learning Express Toys in Franklin on Monday. Details here

10Learn from the Creature Teachers

Live animal program at Norwood’s library on Tuesday for grades K and up. Registration required; 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

15Pet a baby goat or a bunny

Traveling petting zoo visits Kids’ Fun Spot in W. Roxbury (Dedham border) on Tuesday. Details here

16Meet Clifford

Meet Tish Rabe, children’s author, and visit with Clifford at An Unlikely Story in Plainville on Tuesday. Details here

17Go inside a whale

Go into a 42 foot inflatable whale at the Westwood library on Tuesday. Grades K-6, registration required. Details here

18Pet a pig

Farm Visits, a travelling petting farm, will stop by the Walpole Mall on Tuesday. Free to the public. Details here

19Meet Wally the Green Monster

Take a picture in your Red Sox gear at the Franklin temporary library on Wednesday. Details here

20See a free animal show

Animal Adventures will be at Learning Express Toys in Franklin on Wednesday. Details here

21Touch a truck, meet baby animals & more

Earth day celebration at Patriot Place in Foxboro on Wednesday. Details here

22Make a flying rocket

Learn about dry ice and states of matter with Sciencetellers at the Millis Library on Wednesday. Ages 5-10. Details here.

23Meet Ariel

Our favorite mermaid visits Kids’ Fun Spot in W. Roxbury (Dedham border) on Friday. Details here

24Enjoy a bubble show

Free at Patriot Place on Friday. Details here

25Hold a reptile

Rainforest Reptile Show will be at An Unlikely Story in Plainville on Friday. Registraiton required. Details here.

26Free touch-a-truck, petting zoo, paw patrol, trackless train

Open house and fun day at Nobles Day Camp in Dedham on Saturday, April 22. Details here