The winter school break starts on Friday, so get out your calendars and starting planning activities to keep the kids busy and you stress-free. Start by getting the family together, whether its for game night on Thursday or a seal walk over the weekend, and don't forget education. Actor Alec Baldwin is going to help you out with the latter.
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Where/When: , Thursday at 6 p.m.
Why Go: What's better than sitting around the table, laughing over a board game with the kids?
Pricing: Free for the entire bunch
Where/When: , Friday at 7 p.m.
Why Go: Expose your kids to a little bit of history without them kicking and screaming. The always entertaining Hugh King and Ken Collum will present some historic toys in the 's collection.
Pricing: Free -- what's better than that? Just be sure to make a reservation.
Where/When: , Saturday, 4 p.m.
Why Go: A lover of books, Baldwin will read a favorite classic to introduce young readers to Mark Twain. And, it is Alec Baldwin, so the moms may not mind sticking around for the reading.
Pricing: Totally free
Where/When: e, Saturday and Sunday, 1 p.m.
Why Go: Get outdoors as a family and look for seals along the coast during the 2 to 3 hour hike, while also learning some cool seal factoids.
Pricing: $5 for adults, $3 for kids 7 and up, and free for those under 6
Where/When: , Monday through Friday, starting at 9 a.m.
Why Go: During the school break next week, kids 5 to 12 can be dropped off for full or half days, depending on your needs, for various workshops in the morning and tennis in the afternoons.
Pricing: Between $30 per day to $175 depending on membership and schedule, plus an additional $25 to $50 for tennis camp.