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Top 10 Things to Do with Kids This Weekend in the Acton-Lexington Area

Check our weekly list of top pick attractions, activities and events for families ~ June 11-13

By Barbara Evangelista, Publisher June 10, 2021

Looking for fun things to do this weekend with your kids in the Acton-Lexington area?  We have lots of events and activities (many online, some in-person) on our event calendar.  Below are our Top Picks for this weekend, June 11-13. 

NOTE:  This page is updated every Thursday afternoon.  We have selected events and venues based on the event description but, in most cases, have not attended, so please use your own judgment when choosing events to attend or view.  Age descriptions are provided by the event venue.  If an event is sold out when we're putting together this list, we don't list it here, to prevent disappointment. Be sure to check our event calendar regularly to catch fun events before they sell out!


TOP PICKS THIS WEEKEND

  1. Maynard families, head to the Boys & Girls Club on Friday afternoon for a drop-in event where you can learn about summer programs at BGCAV, the Maynard library and Open Table, and pick up a make-your-own-pizza kit!
  2. Our Water Play guide has been updated for 2021!  There are plenty of places to swim and splash.
  3. Need to stock up on kids' books?  The Acton Libraries are having a Kidcentric Book Sale on Saturday morning -- just $10 for a bag of kids books.
  4. Come to West Acton Village on Saturday for their Spring Fling!  There will be live music and sinesses will be having special drop-in deals and events. A percentage of proceeds will benefit the Gardner Field renovation.
  5. Join in or come to support the Lexington Pride Car Parade on Sunday afternoon.
  6. Our Day Trips Guide has been updated -- most places are now open!  Enjoy the beautiful weather and head out to see the sights!
  7. The Concord Family Network and COAR are hosting a Diverse Books Storytime at Rideout Park on Sunday afternoon.
  8. Farm programs at Chip-In Farm are running again!  Check our event calendar for Goats & Giggles and Farm Drop-in happening this weekend.
  9. Check out our favorite local playgrounds and visit a new playground this weekend!  
  10. Head over to our online Camp Guide and online Summer Camp Fair and browse a variety of local and overnight programs.


Check our Event Calendar for More Family Fun in the Acton-Lexington Area!

Don't forget to scan ahead on the calendar for events that require advance registration.


Willing to drive a little bit?  

Check the event calendars in our sister editions Lowell Macaroni Kid and Macaroni Kid Merrimack Valley!


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