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5 Ways to Keep the Kids Entertained This Week

It’s February vacation! Here are a few ideas to keep them busy until they are back in school.

Thank you for checking out this week’s Grab & Go Kids Planner, a selection of five kid-friendly activities and new places to try out with children.

You're time-pressed enough, so once again we are doing the research and finding the best things to do and places to go in Danvers and within reasonable striking distance.

Look for the kids’ planner each Wednesday, and help us build the planner with your own suggestions and tips — just add them to the comment box. Even if you disagree with our picks, let us know. We want to hear from you!

 FAMILY BEST BETS OF THE WEEK


Where/When: .  Wednesday, Feb. 23 at 1 p.m.

Why Go: I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice-cream!

Pricing: $3

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Where/When: . Thursday, Feb. 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Why Go: Interactive games and experiments will give children the opportunity to see what it is like to be on the other side of the chair. There will be prizes and healthy treats.

Pricing: Free.


Where/When: . Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Why Go:  Using a starter science kit, demonstrators will educate children about basic science experiments.

Pricing: Free.

Where/When: Cabot Street Cinema, 286 Cabot St., Beverly. Sunday, Feb. 27 at 3 p.m.  

Why Go: Le Grande David is now celebrating his 35th year. Come see the magic and illusions guaranteed to awe.

Pricing: $24/adults; $14/children.

 •CATCH A MATINEE

Where/When: . Call or check Web site for listings. All shows before 5 p.m. are considered matinee.

Why Go:  It is a good time to catch Harry Potter Deathly Harrows Pt. 1 or Yogi Bear before they are gone.

Pricing: Kids are $7.50. $8 senior/adult matinees.

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