Learn how government works at the Kid Convention. Photo courtesy of Edward M. Kennedy Institute
Learn how government works at the Kid Convention. Photo courtesy of Edward M. Kennedy Institute

Free Things to Do with Boston Kids in October

With Halloween fun lurking around the corner, there's no shortage of things to do this October in Boston. Parents can save their money for candy because (woo-hoo!) a lot of this month's best events also happen to be free. Here are our picks for seasonal fun that won't break the bank. 

Boston Lights: A Lantern Experience
Franklin Park Zoo - 6:00 PM Pick
Enchanted Garden Adventure
Stevens-Coolidge Place - various times Pick
Scratch Junior Coding Camp for 4 to 7 Years
Young Gates-KIds Online Personalized Classes - 10:15 AM
Bubbles and Books at Hammond Castle Museum
Hammond Castle Museum - 10:00 AM
Hike & Seek: The Great Butterfly Chase
Stevens-Coolidge Place - 10:00 AM
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides