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There’s a lot going on at the Boston Children’s Museum where you can get your new year’s fortune in the Japanese House, make shaving cream prints at the STEAM Studio, see the tale of The Three Little Pigs at the KidStage and so much more!

After spending some time at the Museum of Science, taking a stroll through the Public Garden or ice skating at Frog Pond, refuel at one of Boston’s many outstanding restaurants.  There are 23 neighborhoods in and around the city that offer an array of cuisines and atmospheres, so there’s something for everyone. Here’s a list from

Speaking of ice skating, if you want to stay closer to home head to Brooks School on Sunday night.  For just $3 per skater you can glide around the indoor rink from 6:45-8:45 every Sunday through February 24th.

From Spirituals to Hip Hop: The Social and Political History of American Music, presented by the Stevens Memorial Library.  Using recorded music, film clips, and images Kevin Comtois, author and lecturer, will trace the evolution of American music.  A free event on Sunday from 2:30-3:30.

Do your kids love Imagination Movers? Here’s your chance to be a hero and take them to see a live performance!  The show takes place Saturday at Tupelo Music Hall in Derry at 11:00.

For some old fashioned fun, check out the Old Newbury Christmas Tree Bonfire on Saturday at Tendercrop Farm from 3-9 pm.  The 1690 Spencer-Pierce-Little Farm house will be open for tours 3-5pm, and there will be food, drinks & fun for the entire family! The event is free-- parking is $10 per car.

There’s a little bit of everything at Mill No. 5 in Lowell.  Partake in a specialty food tour, pick up some artisan cheese and locally made food, grab a coffee and sit awhile or take in a movie at the Luna Theater.

The Princess and the Pea hits the stage at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation Meeting Hall at 6 Locke Street on Saturday at 10:30 am.  Bring the kids to see the show and then stay afterwards to try on costumes!

There’s live music Saturday night at Crossroads at 8 pm, when Matthew Stubbs and the Antiguas perform.  The Boston musician, a guitarist since the age of 13, has been nominated for three Boston Music Awards and “Best Blues Act” in the 2018 New England Music Awards.  The self-titled debut from Matthew Stubbs & the Antiguas is a diverse and propulsive affair, combining psych rock with garage rock, acid blues and afrobeat.

Open Houses!  Beat the buyers waiting for the spring market and come check out some local open houses on Sunday.  For a list of properties, or to inquire about specific properties, feel free to call or email!