Wednesday, April 18, 2007


Tomorrow's forecast calls for rain yet, again. That means 5 days in a row with the kids home from school and not able to go outside and play. Looking for indoor adventures?
Below are 5 picks for Thursday, April 19 (Please call to confirm event):

1. Comic Book Workshop at the Hudson Public Library, 3 Washington Street from 3 to 4 p.m. Local comic book artist Paul Ryan will teach kids how a comic is produced, what makes a good story structure, then show you the basics of drawing, perspective and visual storytelling. Pre-registration is suggested at the adult circulation desk by calling 978-568-9645.

2. Attend a Stevesongs Children's Concert at the Children's Cooperative Nursery School, Hyde Community Center 90 Lincoln St., Newton Highlands at 10a .m. Tickets are $10 at the door.

3. See a Butterflies Slide Show Presentation at the Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., Northborough at 1 p.m. Presentation on butterflies by Jerry Schneider and then children can do a T-shirt craft.T-shirts can be purchased for $4 or bring your own. Pre-registration is suggested at 508-393-5025.

4. Watch Circus School in session at the Providence Children's Museum, Providence, RI. at 1 & 2 p.m. See the 3-ring show by kids and for kids. Watch amazing juggling feats, balancing acts and performing acrobats. Kids join in the fun and try out tricks for themselves! Admission to the museum is $6.50 per person. Show is free.

5. Have Victorian Tea with Miss Columbia at the Wenham Museum, Main St., Wenham at 2 p.m. Perfect for children ages 4 and up, tea and story hour is with Miss Columbia's owner Elizabeth Horton. She tells tales of her adventures as a young Victorian girl, shares dolls and toys from the museum's collections and reads a story or two from the Around the World with Miss Columbia exhibit. Cost for the event is $6 per person. It is above the museum admission price of $6.50 for adults, $4.40 for children ages 2-16. For more information call 978-468-2377 or visit

Check back tomorrow on this blog for weekend picks (Friday, Saturday & Sunday events). The good news --- the forecasters are predicting a sunny weekend with temperatures in the 60s. Perhaps, spring may finally arrive?

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