What’s Sprouting: Feb 28 – March 6
Friday-Sunday, March 4-13
The Emperor’s New Clothes
The Concord Youth Theatre presents the classic story of The Emperor’s New Clothes by Hans Christian Anderson, but with a special twist. The emperor is duped by con men who convince him they are tailors, he ends up wearing his ‘special’ invisible outfit in a parade, and what happens next? Find out at this new musical version. 50 Beharrel St., West Concord. Visit the website for the full schedule.
Saturday, March 5
241st Anniversary of the Boston Massacre
The Bostonian Society has planned a full day of events to commemorate this infamous incident. The “Kids Re-enact the Massacre” is at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., where young visitors will be the stars in a recreation led by rangers from the Adams National Historical Park. At 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., watch the “Trial of the Century” and at 7 p.m., there will be a Boston Massacre Reenactment. Before the action unfolds, hear from patriots, loyalists and moderates who will talk about the events and attitudes that led to that fateful night. Old State House Museum 206 Washington St., Boston. Visit the website for the full schedule.
Saturday & Sunday, March 5 & 6
Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with a party full of crazy characters and activities. Create playful Seussical stick puppets; decorate and don Cat in the Hat chapeaus and try on Seuss-style tails; make colorful costumes; and search high and low in a Seuss-themed treasure hunt. Providence Children’s Museum, 100 South St., Providence, R.I. From 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Visit the website for the full schedule.
Sunday, March 6
Beatles Open Sing
Introduce your kids to the Beatles in the best possible way: by singing one of their greatest albums from start to finish. Sing along with an all-star band of young Brookline Music School students as they perform Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Heart Club Band in its entirety. Lincoln School Auditorium, 16 Kennard Rd., Brookline. At 2 p.m. Visit the website for the full schedule.