Get Out!: Guns n'Hoses, 'Hansel and Gretel' and More For Feb. 26 & 27

It's the end of the week. You're bored. You want something to do. You've come to the right place.


Where/When: , 333 Winter St., Saturday, Feb. 26, 5 p.m.

Why Go: Watch members of the Weston Police and Fire departments play hockey against each other and raise money to benefit Kevin Youkilis' Athletes for Heroes.

Pricing: Adults $5; children under 10 free.


Where/When: , 235 Wellesley St., Sunday, Feb. 27, 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.

Why Go: Recommended for children ages 6 to 12, the performances are staged by the Boston Lyric Opera and feature colorful sets, costumes, and lights.

Pricing: $18 for adults, $12 for children.

Bright Horizons, 321 Commonwealth Ave., Wayland, Saturday, Feb. 26, 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. 

Why Go: A good way to beat the winter blahs is by being active and having fun inside. Stop by the Winter Festival for storytime, arts and crafts, rock wall climbing and other fitness activities.

Pricing: Free for families.

Whole Foods Market, 317 Boston Post Road, Wayland, Saturday, Feb. 26

Why Go: Support the Whole Planet Foundation, which supports microfinance projects in Asia, Africa and Latin America, and add a "new" book to your collection.

Pricing: Price of the books you buy.


Where/When: Weston Public Library, Sunday, Feb. 27, 3 p.m.

Why Go: Pianist I-Hsuan Cheng will perform as part of the Friends of Weston Library 2011 Concert Series.  She will play works by Mozart, Busoni, Poulenc, and Debussy.

Pricing: Free.

And you still want more. How about our  for ideas for your kid-friendly weekend?

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