Henry Bear's Park - Boston area events for kids

 

All Locations - Summer Craft Activities

ALL CLASSES ARE $5. SPACE IS LIMITED. REGISTER IN STORES OR ON THE PHONE. 
 
TUESDAY, JULY 11TH, 1:00 & 2:00
CREATE YOUR OWN STEPPING STONES
FOR ALL AGES
Squish, squeeze, and smush the concrete mixture, then pour and get creative! Add a handprint, a name, lots of colorful stones, and your creative mark. Take home a fabulous garden keepsake for everyone to stop and admire!
 
THURSDAY, JULY 13TH, 1:00
COLOR YOUR OWN INFLATABLE CAR, ROCKET, OR DOLL
FOR AGES 4 AND UP
Put your own colorful twist on a paper inflatable car, rocket, or doll, then insert the straw and gently blow to bring your creation to 3D life! The race cars come with wheels that snap on easily, and the rockets comes with wings. 
 
TUESDAY, JULY 18TH, 1:00 
CREATE YOUR OWN STAINED GLASS MASTERPIECE
FOR AGES 4 AND UP
Start with the provided template, then peel and press stickers to create an awesome stained glass effect! Attach a handy cord and suction cup to display your masterpiece in a sunny window and watch it sparkle and shine.
 
THURSDAY, JULY 20TH, 1:00
THINKING PUTTY WORKSHOP
FOR AGES 5 AND UP
Create your own custom Thinking Putty! Mix and match colors and special effects to create your own stretchable, squeezable, and bounceable putty. When your unique putty is completely mixed, finish it off with a custom label for its tin container. 
 
TUESDAY, JULY 25TH, 1:00 
CREATE YOUR OWN MOSAIC SCULPTURE
FOR AGES 5 AND UP
Create a 2D mozaic or a 3D sculpture - the possibilites are endless with these simple, colorful building blocks! Each kit comes with 75 pieces to build anything your creative mind can come up with. 
 
THURSDAY, JULY 27TH, 1:00
CREATIVE MAKER TIME
FOR AGES 5 AND UP
We provide the materials, and you provide the imagination! Bring your most creative ideas to life with a slew of carefully selected materials such as pipe cleaners, wooden sticks, feathers, patterned paper and more! A mustachioed river otter? Sure! A racecar powered by love? Definitely! It's all up to you!
 
TUESDAY, AUGUST 1ST, 1:00 
CREATE YOUR OWN HAND ART
FOR AGES 4 AND UP
Hand-turkeys? Been there, done that. Spice up your hand art repertoire with this guide to creating all kinds of creatures and scenes with the simple shape of your hand! Create 5 scenes with pom-poms, googly-eyes, and of course - your helpful hand! 
 
THURSDAY, AUGUST 3RD, 1:00
CREATE YOUR OWN KWIK STIX PAINTING
FOR AGES 4 AND UP
Get inspired by classic artwork, then create your own painted masterpiece to take home and display with pride! Use the Kwik Stix to paint on art paper with no water and no mess, just pure mastery!
 
 

Arlington Events

EVERY THURSDAY, 11:30 to 12:00
SING-ALONG WITH JEFF JAM!
FOR ALL AGES
Jeff Jam makes every Thursday a "Crazy Monkey Day" at Henry Bear's Park! One of our favorite performers and an all around cool dude, Jeff Jam covers all the classic tunes and throws in some catchy original songs of his own that you and your little ones are sure to love. Come on in and jam with Jeff Jam! 
 
 
 
 

Brookline Events

 

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Cambridge Events

EVERY TUESDAY, 11:00 to 12:00
HENRY BEAR'S STORY HOUR
FOR ALL AGES
Start at “Once Upon a Time,” and then go on an amazing adventure all the way until “Happily Ever After.” Stories are the perfect way to stimulate the imagination and entertain the mind, so come in to Henry Bear’s Park and enjoy a classic story told by one of Henry Bear’s friends! Visit far-away lands, go under the sea or into outer space, and all without leaving Henry Bear’s Park!

 

2ND AND 4TH WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH, 4:00 to 5:00
SING-ALONG WITH MATT HEATON
FOR ALL AGES
He's a sing-along favorite, and now Matt Heaton is at Henry Bear's Park twice a month! He's reworked some of everyone's favorite classic children's songs and written some of his own new songs inspired by folK and surf music to entertain children and adults alike. Be sure to stop in and experience a true "Toddlerbilly Riot"!

 

 

Dedham Events

 

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Providence Events

EVERY THURSDAY, 11:30 to 12:30
MUSIC TIME WITH REBEKAH ZABINKSI
FOR ALL AGES
Come make a joyful noise with us as Rebekah Zabinski hosts a melodious hour of music-making using a variety of instruments and hands-on activities. Rebekah's extensive background in music will inspire young musicians to get creative and sing and groove to the beat! Check out Rebekah's website here