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  • August 15, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Invite a sprite to call your yard home by creating a welcoming respite for them. Decorate it with a mix of natural and found objects, then place in a special spot.


  • August 16, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Make a crown fit for royalty! We’ll have gems and jewels and other sparklies that will suitable for any king or queen.


  • August 16, 2022
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Tinker Fairy will be flying in for some storytelling, games and some sing-a-longs but wait, what is Tinker trying to tell us?  Oh no mateys, Captain Jack is coming too!


  • August 17, 2022
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Miss Kerry leads this popular drop-in and introduces toddlers and their caregiver to various styles of music through singing, rhythm-making and dramatic interpretation. Classes fill up quickly and start promptly so please plan accordingly!


  • August 17, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Is it a solid, liquid or gas?  Come test oobleck, a museum favorite and test states of matter!


  • August 18, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Use stickers and foamies to customize your own magical storybook frame.


  • August 18, 2022
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Crowd favorite Awesome Robb brings his hilarious brand of magic to the Museum, this time with a pirate twist. Enjoy one of his mini-shows, guaranteed to entertain young and old alike!


  • August 20, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

There have been a lot of whale sightings off the Massachusetts coast this year, so let’s keep the trend going! Make this one with paper so it’s everlasting.


  • August 24, 2022
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Miss Kerry leads this popular drop-in and introduces toddlers and their caregiver to various styles of music through singing, rhythm-making and dramatic interpretation. Classes fill up quickly and start promptly so please plan accordingly!


  • August 24, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Pam loves art and being creative (and a little messy!) with everyday items. You might need to smock up for her activity…


  • August 27, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dum dum. Dum dum dum dum. Make your own Jaws-inspired sea creature emerging from the water.


  • Reserve 9am
    August 29, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Reserve 11am
    August 29, 2022
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Reserve 1pm
    August 29, 2022
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Reserve 3pm
    August 29, 2022
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
AUGUST ADVENTURES 2022 WILL PROVIDE NO-COST ADMISSION TO A DIFFERENT MUSEUM OR RECREATIONAL SITE ACROSS MASSACHUSETTS EVERY DAY DURING THE MONTH OF AUGUST!

August Adventures, modeled after Highland Street’s long-standing Free Fun Fridays program, will provide enriching opportunities for individuals, children, and families across the Commonwealth. From children’s museums to art to nature sanctuaries, there is something for everyone!

CME is thrilled to partner with Highland Street Foundation on Monday, August 29th. CME has a capacity limitation and we do require advance registration, which will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. We will confirm your registration via email and you are only able to register for one time slot!

 


  • August 30, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Make your own bubble blower customized with colorful pony beads, perfect for blowing a bazillion bubbles!


  • August 31, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

It’s the last hurrah of summer – a tall cup of lemonade with a sippin’ straw!