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
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
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.
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