Looking for an activity for your family this Mother’s Day, that doesn’t revovle around brunch? Here are 4 fun activities taking place in the Boston area this weekend.
1. M.O.M.’s Run
Mary O’Brien Memorial 5K run and Walk for Cancer
Sunday, 5/13, Kid’s free fun run starts at 9:30. Walkers start at 9:45. Runners start at 10AM
George Dilboy VFW Post 371 Summer street, Davis Square Somerville
$30.00 which 100% of the proceeds raised for this event will benefit the Claudia Adams Barr Program in Innovative Basic Cancer Research at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.
Why You Should Participate
Any age and fitness level can participate in this event. A run/walk can be a great way to spend time with your mom and/or children and get some exercise as well.
Sunday, 5/13 from 10AM-6PM
Two Locations: The Franklin Park Zoo, One Franklin Park Road in Boston, MA 02121 and The Stone Zoo, 149 Pond Street in Stoneham, MA 02180
FREE for Mothers!
Why You Should Visit The Zoo
This can be a fun way to get exercise with your children. Walking around the Zoo will keep your kids active while enjoying the day.
Sunday, 5/13 at 10:30 AM
$35 per family in advance/$40 for day of registration
Why You Should Join The Parade
Celebrate mother’s day with this 1/4 mile stroll through The Boston Public Gardens. This event celebrates the local favorite “Make Way For Ducklings”.
The parade is followed by a reading of the story from The Wheelock Family Theater. There are lots of activities for your family to enjoy including face painting and magic making before the parade begins.
Sunday, 5/13 from 10AM to 4PM
The Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway, Jamaica Plain
Why You Should Tour The Lilacs
There are many great activities that go on during Lilac Sunday. This is a day full of tours of the lilacs and other featured collections, entertainment for children, 4 different bands that play though out the day and local food vendors where you can purchase food to set up a family picnic or bring your own.
Use one of these four events and enjoy this Sunday with your family, without over-indulging in pancakes and french toast.
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