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

Check our weekly list of top pick attractions, activities and events for families

By Tessa D'Ippolito, Publisher January 16, 2024

Looking for fun things to do this week with your kids in the Acton-Lexington area? Below are our Top Picks for this week, February 22 to February 25. We have lots of events and activities in Acton, Bedford, Boxborough, Carlisle, Concord, Lexington, Lincoln, Maynard and beyond on our event calendar.   

NOTE:  This page is updated every Wednesday 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!


  1. It's February Break! Be sure to check out calendar for lots of great events! Plus, we have plenty of ideas for local family fun in our A to Z Guide to February Vacation Fun!
  2. Come learn about tapping maple trees at Concord Library Friday at 2pm! 
  3. Visit Jam Time Maynard for fun character visits and activities during February Vacation! Curious George visits Friday from 10-11am! 
  4. Join Cary Memorial Library for a Friday afternoon movie in the Teen Room - Barbie from 2-4:30pm!
  5. Register to join WinterFUN! at Munroe Center for the Arts this Saturday! WinterFUN is an art and craft-making classes for preschool artists and their parents/caregivers.
  6. Maynard Library is bringing the beach inside for an Indoor Beach Party Saturday at 10:30am!
  7. Enjoy a Winter walk through deCordova's sculpture park this Saturday and Sunday at 1pm!
  8. Enjoy a Maple Sugar Workshop at Farrington Nature Linc this Saturday from 1-3pm!
  9. Sunday take the family Ice Skating during public sessions at Nashoba Valley Boxborough 3:15-4:45pm or The Edge Sports Center from 4:00-5:20pm!
  10. Acton Memorial Libraries Winter Concert Series continues this Sunday at 2pm with Kyle Langlois!
  11. Join for a free weekly playgroup at Nashoba Brooks School - Tactile Tuesdays at 9:15am! Each week will bring a new theme and sensory activities plus time to gather together in the Sureau Family Discovery Barn.
  12. Plan a day trip this weekend! We have a list of ideas for winter day trips within 1-2 hours from Greater Lowell that will be fun and interesting for families with kids of all ages.
  13. Bookmark our Sledding Guide in case we get snow this February Break! We have compiled a list of local spots to check out! 
  14. Mark Your Calendar!! Our Summer Camp & Kids Activities Fairs will be Sunday March 3rd in Acton & Saturday April 6th in Westford. It's your chance to gather information and ask questions about summer camps and programs for the kids, as well as year-round activities such as dance, martial arts, music, art, sports and more!


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.

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Have a great week!

Tessa D'Ippolito, Publisher

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