by Jennifer Sammons
Here are our top picks for fun, local family events and activities this week and on the weekend (January 6-12, 2014). Just click on each event for more details. And be sure to check out full calendar at BostonParentsPaper.com for additional events.
2014 Camp & Summer Expo
More than 75 day and overnight summer programs for your kids at this annual Camp & Summer Expo presented by the Boston Parents Paper.
Mathilda's Bath and Cow and Mouse's Picnic
Galapagos Puppets presents two stories with lots of animals and barnyard humor. Stay after the show for puppet play!
Bob the Magic Guy
Bob's "magic for smart people" weaves stories and slapstick humor around clever magic tricks.
Full Moon Owl Prowl for Families
Learn about owl calls, behavior and habitat and search for frequent evening owl visitors, the screech owl and great horned owl.
Winter Trails Day
A national event to introduce people to the fun of snowshoeing and cross country skiing with free lessons and demos.
What Does the Fox Say?
The video has taken the world by storm, now you can learn about animal communication yourself at South Shore Natural Science Center.