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Celebrate Mother's Day with these 7 Boston-area events

Moms and Grandmoms are awesome! Are you ready to celebrate these special women on Mother's Day? Get out your calendar, and get busy planning with these crafts, storytimes and more, including free admission at local museums.

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Mother's Day Collage, Providence Children's Museum, 100 South St., Providence, RI. Fri., May 9, 10 a.m. - noon. With museum admission, $9. Children ages 18 months - 3 years can create colorful collages for Mother's Day. www.childrenmuseum.org

Mother's Day Storytime, The Curious George Store, 1 JFK St., Cambridge. Fri., May 9, 10:30 a.m. Free. Hear stories about awesome moms, like 'Llama, Llama Red Pajama;' 'Mama, Do You Love Me;' 'Meet Me at the Moon' and other great stories. Then make a pretty card to thank mom for all her hard work. www.thecuriousgeorgestore.com

Mother's Day Papermaking, Discovery Museums, 177 Main St., Acton. Fri., May 9, 2 - 4:30 p.m. With museum admission, $11.50. Explore the science of papermaking as you design and create your own Mother’s Day card to share with Mom, Grandmom, or someone special this weekend. www.discoverymuseums.org

Tissue Paper Flowers for Mom, ArtBeat, 212-A Mass. Ave., Arlington. Sat., May 10, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. $12 includes all materials. Create a beautiful bouquet of tissue paper roses, poppies, daisies and mums and decorate a pretty pot to display them in. www.artbeatonline.com

Free Admission for Moms and Grandmothers, Providence Children's Museum, 100 South St., Providence, RI. Sun., May 11, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. With $9 museum admission. Admission is free for all moms and grandmothers. Explore the art of origami together! www.childrenmuseum.org

Celebrate Mother's Day with Free Admission, Old Sturbridge Village, Route 20, Sturbridge. Sun., May 11, 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Free admission all day and a free gift for all mothers. Enjoy several family-friendly activities to help families celebrate this special occasion, including the popular “mothers vs. kids” tug-of-war battle. www.osv.org

Free Admission for Moms and Grandmothers, Children's Museum of New Hampshire, 6 Washington St., Dover, NH. Sun., May 11, noon - 5 p.m. Free admission for moms and grandmothers; all others, $9. In the Museum’s Muse Studio, kids can make a gift to give to the special woman in their lives. www.childrens-museum.org

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