Visiting: The Children's Discovery Museum in Acton
When: 10 a.m.
Animal magnetism: Turn your child into a growling tiger, a roaring lion, or a trumpeting elephant with safari face painting.
Cost: $8 per person
Visiting: New England Spring Flower Show at the Bayside Expo Center, 200 Mount Vernon St. in Boston.
Smell the flowers: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Cost: $20 adults, $12 grandparents, and children age 4-12 $10