April Vacation Fun

Looking to keep the kids busy during April Vacation? Here are some of the best events from our calendar for all the towns near Norwood and Westwood.


1Pet live chicks/bunnies and play life-sized Candyland

Petting area, Candy Land party, photos with the Rev’s mascot, and a bounce house at Patriot Place, Foxboro on Friday, April 14. Details here

2Gather clues in an interactive egg quest

A family adventure at Bird Park, Walpole for ages 2-8 Saturday, April 15. Scavenger hunt, egg hunt, and bunny photos. RSVP appreciated; details here.

3Hunt for Easter eggs in Dover

Free egg hunt on the Dover Town Green on Saturday morning, April 15. Details here

4Hunt for Easter eggs in Dedham

Free egg hunt and bunny visit in Dedham on Saturday morning, April 15. Details here

5Watch the Boston Marathon

See popular spots in Monday’s big race through Hopkinton, Ashland, Framingham, Natick, and Wellesley in our family-friendly guide here

6Learn from the Creature Teachers

Live animal program at Norwood’s library on Tuesday for grades K and up. Registration required; details here

7Meet Arthur

Free pizza, video “storytime”, and Arthur visit at Showcase Cinema, Patriot Place on Tuesday. Details here

8Meet Mickey Mouse

The famous mouse visits Kids’ Fun Spot in W. Roxbury (Dedham border) on Tuesday. Details here

9Dance to Super Cool Beans

Free concert in Millis on Tuesday, recommended for ages 2-8. Details here

10Pet a baby goat or a bunny

Traveling petting zoo visits Kids’ Fun Spot in W. Roxbury (Dedham border) on Tuesday. Details here

11Go inside a whale

Go into a 42 foot inflatable whale at the Westwood library on Tuesday. Grades K-6, registration required. Details here

12Pet a pig

Farm Visits, a travelling petting farm, will stop by the Walpole Mall on Tuesday. Free to the public. Details here

13Meet live animals

Animal Affair Traveling Petting Zoo will be at the Dedham Library Wednesday. Details here

14Touch a truck, meet baby animals & more

Earth day celebration at Patriot Place in Foxboro on Wednesday. Details here

15Go on a safari

Animal World Experience visits the Milton Library on Thursday for ages 5+. Details here

16Meet Ariel

Our favorite mermaid visits Kids’ Fun Spot in W. Roxbury (Dedham border) on Friday. Details here

17Enjoy a bubble show

Free at Patriot Place on Friday. Details here

18Free touch-a-truck, petting zoo, paw patrol, trackless train

Open house and fun day at Nobles Day Camp in Dedham on Saturday, April 22. Details here

19Celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day Festival with kids’ activities and Jojo the magician on the Natick Common Sunday, April 23. Details here