Category Archives: children

Harry Potter Day 2017 at Mashpee Commons

The  Cape Cod Children’s Museum and Mashpee Commons are turning the commons into Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for on Saturday July 8th from 10-4pm.  Harry Potter Day 2017 at Mashpee Commons

Participants are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite Harry Potter character and journey around the commons to complete a “marauder’s map” of participating retailers and restaurants, according to an announcement for the event.

Attendees will also step right into the pages of Harry Potter under the museum’s special event tent on the Village Green across from Mashpee Public Library,  “Wizards will be sorted into Hogwarts houses, choose their wands, attend a potions or herbology class and collect coins at Gringott’s Bank at Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank.”

Other participating merchants will include Cape Cod Arts Bar, Cape Cod Coffee Roasters, Color Me Mine, Hot Diggity, Legit Lacrosse, Market Street Bookshop, Modern Mix, Stop & Shop, Sweet Waves and Verde Floral Design.

Tickets are $15 for “wizards” (age 18 and younger) and include full participation in all activities. “Muggle” tickets are $10 for adults and children under 2 years. Tickets can be reserved by calling 508-539-8788 or purchased at www.capecodchildrensmuseum.org/potter.

Free Outdoor movies Wednesday Nights at Mashpee Commons 2017

Mashpee Commons 2016 has a  Free Outdoor Summer Movie Series during the summer months.

July 5: Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone
July 12: The Goonies  
July 19: Jaws
July 26: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
August 2: Soul Surfer
August 9: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
August 16: One Crazy Summer
August 23: Back To the Future
August 30: Forrest Gump

Cape Cod Mall July 2017 Carnival in Hyannis MA

Rockwell Amusements, a spectacular traveling amusement company is returning to Cape Cod Mall in Hyannis to provide entertainment and thrilling attractions for the whole family to enjoy!
Discount coupons will be available at Simon Guest Services for the unlimited rides bracelet nights.  Cape Cod Mall July 2017 Carnival in Hyannis MA

The carnival will run Thursday, July 6 to Sunday, July 9.
Hours of operation will be 6 PM to 10 PM daily.
Unlimited Ride Wristbands are $25 per person per day – available at the carnival daily. Purchase between 6 PM and 9 PM and ride until close.

Onset Bay July 4th Boat Parade, Family Fun and Fireworks 2017

OBA presents Onset Bay Blessing of the Fleet on Saturday July 1st at Onset Pier at 10am  with a whole day of family fun afterwards including Fireworks Onset Bay  Blessing of the Fleet Boat Parade & Family Day 2017

The  4th annual Blessing of the Fleet vessel parade with great prizes for most patriotic vessel and best decorated! Followed by kid’s pet-doll carriage and bicycle parades!

At the Bandshell from 1-4pm enjoy local favorites Pocketful of Soul performing all those great soul, funk and R&B tunes you will not want to miss. Block party on Onset Ave. starting at 6pm, enjoy a good old fashioned block party! Swim, picnic and hang out with family and friends! (Onset Ave will be closed to traffic).

Anne of Green Gables, The Musical at Cape Cod Theatre Company in Harwich MA

The Cape Cod Theater Company will be performing Anne of Green Gables  the musical   from June 27th to July 27th   This is a great theater for everyone!!  Anne of Green Gables, The Musical at Cape Cod Theatre Company  in Harwich MA

The classic tale of an orphan girl, Anne, who rises from destitution to happiness in the farm country entirely by virtue of her pluck and personality. Anne’€™s adventures at Green Gables, the farm owned by her new caretakers, are both comical and heartwarming. The original Anne of Green Gables novel is the first in a prized series by writer L.M. Montgomery.

Tuesday,  Wednesday & Thursday 7pm no show July 4th

Friday, Saturday and Sunday  4pm

Buy tickets online  $25 adults $15 kids (under 21)

Mashpee Community Picnic & July 4th Fireworks 2017

The 15th Annual Mashpee Community Picnic & Fireworks will be held on Friday, June 30th st at 5pm at Mashpee High School. Come and celebrate July 4th on Cape Cod!  Mashpee Community Picnic & July 4th  Fireworks 2017

 

Fireworks will begin around 9:15pm. Fun For All Ages! Inflatable Carnival Style Games, Obstacle Course, Laser Tag Dome, Gaga Pit Face Painting, Pony Rides and Train Rides!

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT! Music by DJ Tom Tuttle, Magic & Juggling Show by Lucky Bob @ 6pm, K-9 Dog Demo @ 6:45pm!! Food available for purchase will include Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Sausages, BBQ Pulled Pork, Chicken Fingers, Pizza plus Fried Dough, Smoothies, Popcorn, Novelty & Scooped Ice Cream & much more!

Smoking, Alcohol and Pets are NOT Allowed on School Grounds! Handicap Parking Available

Mashpee High school

500 Old Barnstable Rd, Mashpee, MA 02649

Magic by the Sea Show at Unitarian Universalist ​Meeting House of Chatham MA

Unitarian Universalist ​ Meeting House of Chatham will be hosting a family friendly magic show Wednesday evenings July 5th thru August 30th at 7pm.   Magic by the Sea Show at Unitarian Universalist ​ Meeting House of Chatham MA

Returning to Chatham for its eighth season! “Magic, Mystery, and Fun” for the entire Family! Richard Archer and Company return with NEW and OLD astoundingly inventive illusions, comedy, and amazing magic for kids aged 3-103.

All tickets are $12 and are sold in the UUMH Thrift Shop M-F 10 am-3 pm and at the DOOR one hour prior to performance.

Unitarian Universalist Meetinghouse, 819 Main Street, Chatham

Free Outdoor Movies Monday Night at Chatham Community Center 2017

Free Family Friendly Films Under The Stars on the Chatham Community Center Lawn on Monday nights during the 2017 summer. Free Outdoor Movies Monday Night at Chatham Community Center 2017

Movies Begin at Dusk
NEW THIS YEAR! Free Pre-Movie Dinner available for children begins at 7PM provided by Project Bread & Food4Kids
*Pre-Movie Children’s Activities & SNACK Concessions Begin at 7:30

All children must be supervised by an adult
Call 945-1501 for Weather Cancellations

Movie Night may be cancelled if the Chatham Anglers need to reschedule a rained out game.
2017 Schedule

Mon, July 10 Moana PG
Mon, July 17 Pete’s Dragon – PG
Mon, July 24 LEGO Batman – PG
Mon, Aug 7 Secret Life of Pets- PG
Mon, Aug 14 SING- PG
Mon, Aug 21 The Jungle Book- PG
Mon, Aug 28 Star Wars- Rogue One- PG13

 

Highlands Fest 2017 at Payomet Arts Center in Truro MA

Payomet Performing Arts Center will be hosting their annual Highlands Fest in North Truro. on Saturday June 24th 10am-1pm. They will presenting music, circus performers and magic.. This is a great free event for the family. Highlands Fest  2017 at Payomet Arts Center in Truro MA

Highlands Fest is an annual celebration of the Highlands Center at Cape Cod National Seashore by its partner organizations: Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod, Cape Cod National Seashore, Payomet Performing Arts Center, Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies, Sustainable CAPE, and Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill. The Truro Public Library joins us this year to help with pollinator education.”

Our theme, “Bee Dynamic” is inspired by our need to learn about and be proactive towards pollinators. All pollinators are important and essential to Cape Cod, and we will jointly take action to active to help ensure their survival. Be involved in planting butterfly-friendly seeds to take home, be engaged in viewing “Bee Diversity” outdoor exhibits and pollinator garden plots, and be creative by helping paint a pollinator mural.

This Highlands Fest will also feature imaginative entertainment at Payomet, an educational nature walk with Center for Coastal Studies, and refreshments donated by our supporters. All ages and abilities are invited to be active, learn, and support your hardworking pollinators!

Payomet events timeline:

10:30AM-11:45AM Music by Rose Clancy Duo
11:00AM-12:00PM Performance by Capoeira Besouro Cape Cod
12:00PM-1:00PM Payomet Circus Arts Sampler

Payomet Performing Arts Center • 29 Old Dewline Road, North Truro, MA 02652 • 508.487.5400

 

Yarmouth Summer Celebration Kick Off 2017

The Yarmouth Summer Celebration Kick-Off is a non-profit event, traditionally taking place the last week in June, that heralds the start of the summer season in Yarmouth, a seaside town located in the heart of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Our events serve to celebrate the historical and cultural richness of the town and the Cape Cod region. The volunteers running the event are committed to promoting events that are family friendly, encourage active lifestyles, celebrate local culinary traditions and support our small businesses.  Yarmouth Summer Celebration Kick Off 2017

Saturday, June 24th
7:00 AM to 8:00 AM – Sunrise with Neighborhood Yoga
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM – Bass River Farmer’s Market
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM – Nature Walk
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM – Bark in the Park Dog Parade
10:00 AM to 1:30 PM – Art Closet Sale
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM – Taylor Bray Farm Day

Sunday, June 25th
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM – Blessing of the Boats
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM – Y-D Red Sox vs. Falmouth Commadores – Double Header!
4:30 PM to 7:00 PM – Y-D Red Sox vs. Falmouth Commadores – Double Header!
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM – Sunset with Neighborhood Yoga

Monday, June 26th
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM – Nature Walk
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM – Ice Cream Chill Off  buy tickets here 

The Skipper Chowder House (www.skipperrestaurant.com)
Putter’s Paradise offering Giffords Ice Cream ( www.puttersparadise.net)
Lil’ Caboose Ice Cream & More (www.lilcaboose.com)
Ella’s Bakery Sandwich and Ice Cream Shoppe (www.ellas-online.com)
Ben & Jerry’s (www.benjerry.com/hyannis)
Friendlies (www.friendlys.com)
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM – Big Screen on the Beach with Cartoons and Movie!

Tuesday, June 27th
4:30 PM to 7:00 PM – Hook, Line, and EEL! Kids Fishing Clinic and Derby
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM – Salsa by the Sea with Ballroom Bliss
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM – Paint Fun

Wednesday, June 28th
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM – Nature Walk
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM – Amateur Sand Sculpting Contest