Crafts, Student-Faculty Basketball Tournament Among Kids Activities in Stoneham

Check out the latest "Grab & Go Kids Planner" for ideas of what to do with the kids.

Welcome to the Grab & Go Kids Planner!

Every Wednesday, we'll research and post family-oriented and kid-friendly events for the days leading up to and including the weekend, because you've got enough on your plate. Check us out each week for a selection of the best things to do and places to go, both around town and a hop, skip, and a jump away.

Think there's something we've missed? Let us know about it! Add your suggestions to the comment box below. We'd love to have your feedback to create the best weekly planner for our moms, dads and guardians.


  • St. Patrick's Day Crafts At the Library
    • Where/When: , 431 Main St., Stoneham on March 17 from 2-3:20 p.m. in the Children's Room.
    • Why go: Children can enjoy making "go Green" crafts to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.
    • Pricing: Free.
  • Outrageous Otters!
    • Where/When: Stone Zoo, 149 Pond St., Stoneham on March 19 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
    • Why go: Children ages 5-7, accompanied by an adult, can learn about otters and their environment.
    • Pricing: $8 for members, $10 non-members. For families with more than one 5-7 year old, $4 each.
  • Mother Goose Lapsit
    • Where/When: , 64 Middlesex Ave., Reading on March 16 from 10:15-10:45 a.m. in the Conference Room.
    • Why go: Children under the age of 2, along with their caretakers, can sit in for storytime with a librarian and Cocoa Moose. Note: You can register at the Children's Room desk for a four-week session.
    • Pricing: Free.
  • Student-Teacher "March Madness" Basketball Tourney
    • Where/When: , 149 Franklin St., Stoneham on March 18 at 6 p.m. in the gym.
    • Why go: It's the first annual student-faculty basketball tournament
      sponsored by the Stoneham High School Booster Club.
    • Pricing: $3 for students, $5 adults. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door.
  • Teen "Crafternoon:" Luck 'O the Irish
    • Where/When: , 64 Middlesex Ave., Reading on March 17 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. 
    • Why go: The program is geared toward teens and "tweens," as they can make beaded jewelry as well as a Blarney Stone for kissing.
    • Pricing: Free.


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