Hopkinton Grab & Go Kids Planner for March 9, 2011
FAMILY BEST BETS OF THE WEEK
MESSY MASTERPIECE; JOHNNY APPLESEED
Where/When: The Discovery Museums, 177 Main St., Acton. Friday, March 11, 2011, 10 a.m.
Why Go: Come celebrate Johhny Appleseed Day! Listen to Johnny Appleseed by Reeve Lindbergh and then use some juicy apples to make an appetizing work of art.
Pricing: Free, with the price of admission.
THE IRISH MAGIC SHOW AND FOLK SONGS
Where/When: Hopkinton Public Library, 13 Main St., Friday, March 11, 2011 at 7 p.m.
Why Go: Magician Debbie O'Carroll and Irish-born folk singer Tom O’Carroll create a delightful magic show that introduces family audiences to the culture of Ireland. They use magic, songs, poetry, comedy and lore to enchant all with the history, language and customs of Ireland.
Pricing: Free. Just drop in!
MR. BALLOON WIZARD
Where/When: Amazing Things Arts Center, 160 Hollis St., Framingham. Saturday, March 12 from 3 p.m.
Why Go: Mr. Balloon Wizard is one of the most popular performers in the Boston area for kids from 3 to 103! His show is fun and interactive with real illusions!
The best part is Mr. Balloon Wizard twists up some of the coolest balloons one has ever seen! That's right! He is a master balloon twister and master magician! Performing in places like Las Vegas, France, Canada and more! His show is like no other and he always asks for several helpers from his audience.
He even has a magic workshop as part of the show. Everyone takes an oath and becomes a magician at the end of the show. If time permits, he also will teach balloon twisting during this special event. Check out Mr. Balloon Wizard's website at www.mrballoonwizard.com. Make sure to purchase your tickets now! Seating is limited and this is a show not to miss!
Pricing: $8 members/$10 non-members
KID'S NIGHT WITH VIOLET THE CLOWN
Where/When: Papa Gino's, 355 Pond St., Ashland. Saturday March 12, 2011, from 5:30 to 7:15 p.m.
Why Go: Kids night at Papa Gino's with Violet the Clown! Face painting, balloon sculpting, crafts, games, themed parties. Bring the family and bring some friends for the fun!
Pricing: Free! Food menu available
KARAOKE FOR KIDS, TEENS, AND FAMILIES
Where/When: The Chicken Bone, 358 Waverly St., Framingham, Sunday ,March 12, 2011 from 3 to 5 p.m.
Why Go: Get up on stage and sing. $5 cheese pizzas. Culminates in a karaoke competition in March with prizes. Hosted by kkaraoke4kidz. Fun for the whole family!
Pricing: Free! Menu is available.