Events INSIDER: March 23-31, 2015

Johnnys Picks
Boston Robotics Competition
Danger, Will Robinson! Immerse yourself on science and robotics in the cooolest event of New England. There will be all kinds of robots, except the scary ones (I think) and ITS FREE! Boston Robotics CompetitionAgganis Arena Boston, MA, .
Adult Trivia Bee – Brookline
They changed their Adult Spelling Bee for an equally fun and quite interesting Adult Trivia Bee with some pretty hard questions. Register to participate or just witness this fierce knowledge competition. Adult Trivia Bee - BrooklineHeath School Chestnut Hill, MA, .
St. Patricks Day Parade – Manchester, NH
In case you missed St. Patricks Day celebrations or if youre still in the mood for celebrating, join the people in Manchester NH in their days-late Parade. St. Patricks Day Parade - Manchester, NHFrom Elm Street Manchester, NH, .
Winterfest Weekends at Fruitlands Museum
The Fruitlands museum, Candy Lands healthier, slimmer, cousin, has a slope called the OMG Hill during its Winterfest festival! I mean, its not really a festival if it lasts until spring, but theyll have bonfires, sledding, ice skating, and snowshoeing, every weekend. It would be a good idea to call ahead, since there may be last-minute cancellations due to the weather. Winterfest Weekends at Fruitlands MuseumFruitlands Museum Harvard, MA, .
Northeast Henna and Bellydance Gathering
Henna is the tattoo you dont regret the morning after, but not only that: There are a lot of pretty significant uses, other than just using it in case you change your mind about your heart tattoo. Northeast Henna and Bellydance Gathering Hyannis, MA, .
Heres a fantasy, science fiction, gaming, and anime convention madefor the ladies. Guys, Im afraid that if you want a geeky girlfriend youll have to wait outside and hope someone notices you. ConBustSmith College Northampton, MA, .
Maple Sugaring
Maple Sugar Days at The Blue Hills
Syrup is so exciting that you can spend all day learning about it, promise! Go partake in several syrup related activities over a self-guided hike. Maple Sugar Days at The Blue HillsDCR Brookwood Farm Canton, MA, .
Easter Egg Hunts
Victorian Egg Hunt
This Victorian egg hunt is for children ages 3-8 and features lots of surprises and toys inside the eggs. Admission even includes a basket to take home. Victorian Egg HuntForbes House Museum Milton, MA, .
Spring Egg Hunt and Bunny Breakfast at Littleton, MA
Always wanted to have breakfast with a bunny? Even if not, you still get lots of chocolate and a yummy breakfast. Sweet deal. Spring Egg Hunt and Bunny Breakfast at Littleton, MA Pepperell, MA, .
Eggciting Egg Hunt
Never had I seen an Egg Hunt where they offer over 75k in prizes. Guess it makes all the other Egg Hunts look kinda cheap! Eggciting Egg Hunt Candia, NH, .
Topsfield Egg Hunt
Not only can you hunt for eggs, but the Easter bunny will be on hand for photos. Jurys out on if he will also sign autographs. Topsfield Egg HuntSteward School Topsfield, MA, .
Camouflaged Egg Hunt
Kids ages 3 to 10 hunt for brown eggs in a natural setting instead of plastic eggs. I think this is much better than just finding chocolate eggs (then again I might be tricking you so that I can get all the chocolate, who knows). Camouflaged Egg HuntFisherville Brook Wildlife Refuge Exeter, RI, .
Easter Egg Hunt – Westerly, RI
The Easter Bunny and Lucky Duck will be here. This ones special for the little ones, ages 1-8. Easter Egg Hunt - Westerly, RIWilcox Park Westerly, RI, .
Camouflaged Egg Hunt
Kids hunt for brown eggs in a natural setting and quickly learn how well the eggs camouflage. Camouflaged Egg HuntPowder Mill Ledges Wildlife Refuge Greenville, RI, .
Camouflaged Egg Hunt – Exeter
Kids ages 3 to 10 hunt for brown eggs in a natural setting instead of painted eggs to learn about camouflage. I think this is much better than just finding chocolate eggs (then again I might be tricking you so that I can get all the chocolate, who knows). Camouflaged Egg Hunt - ExeterFisherville Brook Wildlife Refuge Exeter, RI, .
Egg Scavenger Hunt at Roger Williams Park Zoo
This one is not only outdoors, and not only is it a ZOO, but you get to do a scavenger hunt and meet the Easter Bunny!! Do bring your own bag. Egg Scavenger Hunt at Roger Williams Park ZooRoger Williams Park Zoo Providence, RI, .
Bunny Eggstravaganza
Get up close and personal with spring animals, enjoy an egg hunt and dye eggs with natural dyes. Bunny EggstravaganzaSouth Shore Natural Science Center Norwell, MA, .
HNC Easter Egg Hunt
Bunny photos, crafts and an egg hunt at the Hingham Newcomers Club. There will be lots of events for little ones. HNC Easter Egg HuntWilliam L Foster Elementary School Hingham, MA, .
St. Patricks Day
St. Patricks Day Parade – Lawrence
One of the very last St. Patricks Day parade. If you missed out last weekend nows your chance. St. Patricks Day Parade - LawrenceCity Hall Lawrence, MA, .
Also Fun
Free Film Fridays at Museum of Science
All IMAX films in the Mugar Omni Theater each Friday in March (6, 13, 20, and 27) are free! Free Film Fridays at Museum of ScienceMuseum of Science Boston, MA, .
Design week
Design is everywhere from the clothes on our bodies to our workplaces. Celebrate the art form that ranges from architecture to jewelry. Design week Boston, MA, .
Boston Turkish Film Festival
23 films, some of them screened for the first time, and Turkish music are just a part of the 14th anniversary of this now traditional Film Fest. Boston Turkish Film FestivalMuseum of Fine Arts Boston, MA, .
Discussion Panel: Arts & Social Engagement
Discussion Panel: Arts & Social Engagement. Discussion Panel: Arts & Social EngagementCollege of Fine Arts Concert Hall Boston, MA, .
Boston Underground Film Festival
This year BUFF features such highlights as severed limbs, German samurai and Saturday morning cartoons. The festival will close with the Austrian thriller Goodnight Mommy. Boston Underground Film FestivalBrattle Theatre Cambridge, MA, .
International Folk Music Festival
The thing about Folk music is that its so very hard to not love it. This event features folk rhythms from all over and some performers in vibrant traditional costumes. International Folk Music FestivalBerklee Performance Center Boston, MA, .
So That Happened
Go recap the week with Sam Ike at ImprovBoston. Special guests, music, audience games… how can you go wrong? So That HappenedImprovBoston Cambridge, MA, .
Waltham Food & Wine Festival
This Festival will feature not only food, wine and music but also craft beer. Added bonus, all profits will support the Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation. Waltham Food & Wine FestivalWestin Waltham Boston Hotel Waltham, MA, .
World of Wheels
Ah, this Auto Festival isnt just for crazy engine lovers. Theyll have, of course, LOTS of cars but also theyll be featuring the cars of Fast & Furious. World of WheelsSeaport World Trade Center Boston Boston, MA, .
Blue Hills Bird Walk
Four and a half hours of short hikes to look for early spring migrants; this event is for the most devoted spring bird celebrators. Blue Hills Bird Walk Milton, MA, .
Woodcock Walk in Fowl Meadow
Brookline Bird Club will take you on a hike to view the mating rituals of the American Woodcock. Bring binoculars (their advice). Woodcock Walk in Fowl Meadow Milton, MA, .
Taste of Metrowest
This is simple: Over 60 exhibitors will serve traditional or ethnic dishes and you get to vote for the best in different categories. I advice you to go on an empty stomach and wear extra comfy pants that day. Taste of MetrowestSheraton Framingham Hotel Framingham, MA, .
Woolapalooza: From Sheep to Sweater and Everything in Between
Spring means flowers will bloom, skies will be blue… and sheeps will be sheared! This sounds like it could be both fun and educational. Woolapalooza: From Sheep to Sweater and Everything in BetweenDrumlin Farm Lincoln, MA, .
Cardboard Box Race
A race down Loon Mtn in a cardboard box of your own design. Artistic and athletic! Cardboard Box RaceLoon Mountain Lincoln, MA, .
Slush Cup
Crossing a 90-ft pond on skis or a snowboard promises to be both wet and wild. Win prizes, have fun! Slush CupSkiNH Lincoln, NH, .
All Fools Rail Jam
Mt. Sunapees last competition of the season lets each competitor complete as many runs as they can in a set amount of time. Lots of prizes are available for participants. All Fools Rail JamMount Sunapee Resort Newbury, NH, .
Huck Yer Meat
Apparently this ski event will feature some wild features to fling yourself from. Be safe and enjoy the last hurrah on the slopes. Huck Yer MeatSkiNH Lincoln, NH, .
Masquerade Ball
Great news for costume lovers, youre encouraged to dress up at this Masquerade Ball. A blues band, appetizers and silent auction are other highlights of the evening. Masquerade BallKeene Country Club Keene, NH, .
Salem Spring Restaurant Week
Restaurant Weeks are happening everywhere, and Salem isnt one to be left out. Salem Spring Restaurant Week Salem, MA, .
Mad Hatters Ball
Find your most elaborate hat for this ball, which features dinner, dancing and an Irish step dance demonstration. Mad Hatters BallThe Barker Tavern Scituate, MA, .
Vietnam History Day
Kids can check out real helicopters and ships and hear stories from veterans that served in Vietnam. Workshops in helmet making and other things will happen (an additional fee for non-members). Vietnam History DayBattleship Cove Fall River, MA, .
The Muse & Morros
Unforgettable stories from experiences across America. The storytelling of Ric Salinas, Herbert Siguenza, and Richard Montoya is gritty and enjoyable. The Muse & MorrosThe Jackie Liebergott Black Box Boston, MA, .
Big Fish
Based on the movie of the same name, Big Fish takes audiences on a seemingly larger-than-life tale as a former salesmans son takes off to duplicate his fathers life adventures. Speakeasy is sure to deliver a vivid and human production. Big FishWimberly Theatre Boston, MA, .
50 Cents for 50 Million: Laugh Night
A slew of comedians will share their talents in hopes to raise money for autoimmune diseases. Laughter is guaranteed, so is 50% of your ticket price going to charity. 50 Cents for 50 Million: Laugh NightLaugh Boston Boston, MA, .
Water Politics in the Nile Basin
The Nile Project is working to improve water politics through musical collaboration. Come hear the product of musicians from every country along the Nile. Water Politics in the Nile BasinFrederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future Boston, MA, .
The Mikado
The Mikado. The MikadoAmerican Repertory Theater Cambridge, MA, .
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterWilliam H. Mortensen Hall Hartford, CT, .
This version of Macbeth is performed in a beautiful old opera house. You probably know the storyline, but if you havent enjoyed this classic setting now is your chance. MacbethRochester Opera House Rochester, NH, .
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Like a little twang in your rock and roll? Prefer a rock edge to your country tunes? Nitty Gritty Band has all of that and more. Nitty Gritty Dirt BandShalin Liu Performance Center Rockport, MA, .
Spring Flower Show at Elizabeth Park
Elizabeth Park, the third largest in America, has over 80 types of roses waiting for your visit. Its great that a bunch of people work really hard to keep this 2.1 acre public space alive. Spring Flower Show at Elizabeth ParkElizabeth Park Hartford, CT, .
Not every performance gets voted one of the top 10 theatrical events of the year by the New York Times. This show, inspired by the collective experience of Marines stationed abroad, did. BasetrackWestbrook Performing Arts Center Westbrook, ME, .
Dumont Cup
The biggest freeskiing event in the East, or so they promise. Go for the competition, or just the after party. Dumont CupSunday River Newry, ME, .
Midcoast Model Festival
Another model show featuring old aircraft and cars. Been there and its truly impressive. Midcoast Model FestivalOwls Head Transportation Museum Owls Head, ME, .
Full Moon Hike
Hike by only the light of the moon. Nature is totally different in the dark. Full Moon HikeMt Abram Ski Resort Greenwood, ME, .
Pond Skimming
When an event advises that you bring a change of clothes, you know its going to be fun. Try to get across this man-made pond on skis or snowboard. Pond SkimmingSaddleback Maine Rangeley, ME, .
Sharq Arabic Music Ensemble: Sacred Bridge
Boston Camerata joins forces with Sharq Arabic Music Ensemble way up in Maine. The groups present songs from many faiths with historical accuracy and early instruments. Sharq Arabic Music Ensemble: Sacred BridgeHannaford Hall – USM Portland, ME, .
Green Mountain Film Festival
Nine days of films, old and new, discussions with directors and more. Green Mountain Film Festival Montpelier, VT, .
Beach Party
Get in the summer spirit with a beach party- beachy giveaways and waterslides all day long! Beach PartyPump House Indoor Waterpark Jay, VT, .
Poultney Maple Fest
Not only do you get to see the inner workings of the maple sugar makers, this festival has horse drawn carriage rides and a pancake breakfast too! Poultney Maple Fest Poultney, VT, .
The Hibernation Park Jam
Help close Killington down for the season with lots of all-day fun. The Hibernation Park JamKillington Resort Killington, VT, .
Lunenburg Maple Festival
Lunenburg is the spot for maple-related festivities this Saturday, but also for pancakes, soup and quilts. Lunenburg Maple Festival Lunenburg, VT, .
Open House Weekend 2015
State-wide maple syrup celebrations! Head to Vermont, youre bound to run into tours and tastings. Open House Weekend 2015 Vermont, , .

Boston’s concert season is rocking this year! Some of the concerts in Boston you can get tickets to online include John Legend at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, Fleetwood Mac, teen superstar Justin Bieber and even Tom Petty at Fenway Park. Boston seems to always have lots of events going on, even stuff for the kids like Disney on Ice Frozen at the Fleet Center.