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 Jenny DranetzJenny Dranetz

Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)

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An important part of the holiday season is spending time with your family and friends, so why not spend some quality time with your loved ones enjoying all that nature has to offer?! Here are some family friendly events for this week:

Start off your weekend with a showing of “The Polar Express” at the Ames Mansion at Borderland State Park as part of the Movie at the Mansion special program. Enjoy this classic, holiday movie the whole family will love with snacks and refreshments from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Friday, December 7th.  Make sure you RSPV!

Does your family love Boston Harbor Islands cruises? Then bring them on the Stars of the City Cruise on Saturday, December 8th, from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. Experience the beauty of downtown Boston from the water as the cruise takes you into all the nooks and crannies of the waterfront while enjoying holiday drinks, snacks and light music.

Get the whole family outdoors on Sunday, December 9th! Join Park Rangers and other hikers for the Northeastern Massachusetts Weekly Winter Hikes program at Halibut Point State Park for a casual, easy stroll around Quarry to Overlook and Bay View. The walk, which takes place from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm, is appropriate for all ages.

For more great events happening this and every week, check out our outdoors calendar for events near you.

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