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Here’s how to find out more about some of the best places in the area for summer family fun. Fees, hours, and other pertinent information can change, so please contact venues directly.

Massachusetts Horticultural Society’s Gardens at Elm Bank, Wellesley

www.masshort.org

617-933-4900

Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

www.fruitlands.org

978-456-3924

Garden in the Woods, Framingham

www.newfs.org

508-877-7630

Hopkinton State Park, Hopkinton

www.mass.gov/eea

508-435-4303

Boating in Hopkinton, Boston Harbor and other locations

www.boatinginboston.com

508-435-3965

Springs Brook Park, Bedford

www.bedfordma.gov/springs-brook-park

781-275-0272

Noon Hill and Shattuck Reservation, Medfield

www.thetrustees.org/places-to-visit/greater-boston/noon-hill.html

www.thetrustees.org/places-to-visit/greater-boston/shattuck-reservation.html

978-921-1944

Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary and Nature Center, Norfolk

www.massaudubon.org

508-528-3140

Artbeat, Arlington

artbeatonline.com

781-646-2200

Clay Time, Shrewsbury

www.claytimestudio.com

508-798-9950

Paint ‘n Pour, Maynard

www.paintnpourma.com

978-897-7200

PlayTown Express , Southborough

www.playtownexpress.com

508-480-0022

Puppet Showplace Theatre, Brookline

puppetshowplace.org

617-731-6400

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