Cambridge Science Festival at the MIT Museum. Photo by George Imirzian
Cambridge Science Festival at the MIT Museum. Photo by George Imirzian

15 Free and Fun Things to Do in April with Boston Kids

April is the month when spring really gets buzzing, and motivation to get out and about is even higher when activities don't break the bank. Of course, you can embrace free fun from the month's start with these priceless pranks to play on your kids. Then, as you enjoy the increasingly sunny days, try some of our top suggestions for (free!) family activities and adventures. From spring festivals to a science extravaganza to patriotic parades, April in Boston proves that quality family time needn't cost a thing.

 


Hyannis Youth & Community Center
141 Basset Lane
Hyannis , MA 02601

Wellesley High School
50 Rice Street
Wellesley, MA 02481

McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
2101 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02135

The Shops at Prudential Center
800 Boylston Street Huntington Arcade
Boston, MA 02199

Multiple Locations
Cambridge, MA

Bedford Public Library
7 Mudge Way
Bedford, MA 01730

Minute Man Visitor Center
Route 2A
Lexington, MA

The Rockwell
255 Elm Street Downstairs
Somerville, MA 02144

Hopkinton to Boston
Boston, MA

City Hall Plaza Government Center
Congress Street
Boston, MA 02201

905 Mass Avenue
and Maple Street
East Lexington, MA 02420

Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library
433 Centre Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

The Mary Baker Eddy Library
200 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston , MA 02115

Pine Manor College
400 Heath Street
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

The Davis Museum at Wellesley College
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481

Melrose Memorial Hall
590 Main Street
Melrose, MA 02176

Boston Common
Boston, MA
All Fired Up First Friday
All Fired Up - 6:00 PM Pick
All Fired Up First Friday
All Fired Up - 6:00 PM Pick
16th Annual KidsFilmFest
Online - various times Pick
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