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Here are some fun local things to do with the kids this week! Check back, as this list may be updated!

Lace up those bowling shoes!

Head to East Broadway to Southie Candlepin and bowl a few strings at this old-school institution! They are open daily 12pm-7pm.  Are big balls more of your thing? Kings Dining & Entertainment in the Seaport District offers all kinds of fun! This new hot spot features 20,000 square feet of fun at 60 Seaport Boulevard complete with 16 lanes of big ball bowling, a “bar-Kade” filled with video games, pool tables, foosball a giant four-man air hockey table, shuffleboard, and hoops!

Library fun

Boston Public Library is offering some fun events this week!  Crafts, activities, stories and Cinderella!  For a full schedule, visit here! 

Let’s go skating!

Looking for a fun way to keep the kids entertained? Lace up the skates and hit the ice.  The Murphy Rink is now offering public skating.  If you don’t have skates, don’t worry, you can rent them! If your blades are dull, you can get them sharpened there too! You can find Public Skating Hours here! 

Go Wild at Franklin Park Zoo!

February Vacation Week, February 20th – February 23rdFranklin Park Zoo: Franklin Park Zoo is your ticket to a wild time during February school vacation week! Your winter school break is the perfect time to connect with incredible wildlife and spend a memorable day with family and friends exploring all the Zoo has to offer.  Get the details here! 

Let’s Make Art!

There’s something for everyone this vacation week at the ICA: make your own art in the Bank of America Art Lab, explore the artwork on view, take the museum architecture challenge, and MORE!  FREE with museum admission / Kids under 17 always visit free!  For more information, visit here!

Children’s Winter Festival

Mayor Michelle Wu and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department present the annual Children’s Winter Festival on the Boston Common Parade Ground on Wednesday, February 21, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit boston.gov/winterfest for more information about this family-friendly school vacation week event.

Lego Maritime Festival At the USS Constitution Museum

Join us during February Vacation week as the USS Constitution Museum welcomes back the annual LEGO® Maritime Festival!  It’s a week full of creativity and construction!! All ages are invited to build and enter their ships into the annual USS Constitution Museum’s LEGO® Ship Shape Competition. You can get the full details here! 

Boston Parks and Recreation Department for February Vacation

Children, parents, and caregivers are invited to join the Boston Parks and Recreation Department for February school vacation week. Online registration and more information on all these free family activities can be found at boston.gov/parks.

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