FREE February Vacation Events

Looking for something to do with the family this February vacation that won’t break the bank?  Here is a list of local FREE events taking place this coming week…

Free skating at the Boston Common Frog Pond over February Break

When: Feb. 18-22  Free event also includes  a free Children’s Winter Festival on the Boston Common Feb. 20th. from 10 – 2:00.  Info here: https://www.facebook.com/FrogPondBoston/posts/2526171650757347?__tn__=-R

Train as a spy at the Boston Public Library

When: Feb. 19 at the Boston Public Library.  Your children can practice their secret agent skills by writing and decoding messages and making disguises during a free spy training school, on Feb. 19 at the Boston Public Library. It’s one of many free February vacation programs for kids taking place throughout the week at the library’s central location in Copley Square, as well as at other library branches. Kids also can go on a scavenger hunt and explore maps, view a puppet show, attend a children’s concert, watch a family movie, take part in an interactive bubble show, and more.

Create ships out of Legos at the USS Constitution Museum

When: Feb. 16-24.  Your kids can build their own ships at the USS Constitution Museum in Charlestown during February vacation week at the museum’s free Lego Maritime Festival, happening Feb. 16-24. Programs will include a “Float Your Boat” Lego challenge and a scavenger hunt through the museum’s “Masters of Miniature” exhibit, which is full of model ships. (Note that while admission to the museum is free, donations are accepted.)

Art for February Vacation 2019 at the deCordova

When: All Week.  Explore deCordova with the whole family during February Vacation Week!

Free drop in art-making programs 1–3 pm on:
Wednesday, February 20

Thursday, February 21
Friday, February 22

Snowshoe Tours 10:30 am and 1 pm on:
Saturdays, February 16 and 23

While you’re here, visit the Lab and the Process Gallery—interactive spaces where families can enjoy and learn together.
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