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Boston Children’s Festival!

Enjoy a morning of family fun on Tuesday, August 21st from 10am-1pm. Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department are proud to present the 2018 ParkARTS Boston Children’s Festival!

Enjoy free activities from various exhibitors including L.L.Bean, Cambridge Science on the Street, a show by Rosalita’s Puppets, ParkARTS arts and crafts, the Bubble Guy, Mass Hort, New England Aquarium, Zoo New England, and more.

There will also be book giveaways from the ReadBoston Storymobile, exploring a Boston Fire Department fire truck, identification kits from the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department, a visit from the Boston Park Rangers Mounted Unit, face painting, crafts with PJ Library in Greater Boston, dance performances from the BCYF Jackson-Mann Community Center, and free treats and giveaways from HP Hood LLC, KIND Snacks, Polar Beverages, Growing Smile Pediatric Dentistry, and Magic 106.7.

The festival takes place on Pierpont Road off Circuit Drive, near the back entrance of the Franklin Park Zoo. By MBTA, take the Orange Line to Forest Hills and the #16 bus to the Zoo. By car, the park can be reached from Blue Hill Avenue, Seaver Street, or Circuit Drive.

There is ample free parking and the park is ADA compliant. For further information, call (617) 635-4505 or visit boston.gov/parks.

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