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14 fun Vacation Week ideas for kids

February 17, 2017
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What’s up doc? If nothing is up except the number of hours your kids spend on their phones, you may want to head over to the Brattle Theatre for the Bugs Bunny marathon. What’s that? You say your kids are too young to know Bugs and the gang? Well, this is a perfect opportunity for some animated education. Through Feb. 25, various times throughout the day. General admission $11, student $9, child $8. Brattle Theatre, 31 Brattle St., Cambridge, www.brattlefilm.org It’s a junior scientist’s dream come true. At the Hynes this weekend, there will be hands-on demos of cool experiments, talks by experts, and tons of interactive exhibits. If you’ve been struggling to answer your child’s questions about their science homework, here’s your chance to study up — while letting the kids have a blast. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 18-19, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston St., Boston. www.aaas.org Have you ever threatened to send your kid to work on a farm if they don’t behave? If so, you’re in luck, because this series of events allows you to do just that, except it will actually be enjoyable for the young ones. They’ll get to interact with animals, make treats, and even lend a hand with some farm chores. Monday through Friday, Feb. 20-24, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $52-$62. Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary, 208 South Great Road, Lincoln. www.massaudubon.org Kids Week 2017 in Lowell If YouTube videos aren’t cutting it when you’re trying to teach your kids origami or salsa dancing, Lowell has you covered. Activities almost all day, every day will keep your kids, and you, entertained. Monday through Saturday, Feb. 20-25. Free, but registration required. Various community organization locations in Lowell. www.lowellkids week.org Paul Revere’s Bell B-Day Besides yelling “The British are coming! The British are coming!” Paul Revere cast bells, which may not seem that cool, but being up close and personal with a...

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