Each weekend, Susan Petroni, the editor and publisher of Framingham Source makes her suggestions on what to do in Framingham and MetroWest. Below are her picks for Saturday, April 30, 2016
1. 6th Annual Earth Day Festival: The family-friendly event takes place on the Framingham Centre Common from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free. There is a free theatre performance at noon. There also will be musical performance during the day. More than 100 crafters and vendors.
Stop by the Framingham Source booth, say hello and take a few photos! There will also be a free bicycle helmet giveaway for kids ages 15 and younger.
2. Award-Winning Robotics: The award-winning Walsh Middle School and Framingham High robotics teams will be at the Christa McAuliffe Library from 10 a.m. to noon. The teams competed earlier this month in the VEX Robotics World Championships in Kentucky. Families can meet the students and their robots.
3. See a Musical: Tonight is the final performance of Oliver by the Marian Mainstagers. Tickers are available at the door for $10. Curtain rises at 7:30. Click here for more information and see a slideshow of photos.
4. Go Fly A Kite: The Autism Alliance, a program of Advocates, will host its annual sensory-friendly Kite Day at Bose Mountain today from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event is exclusively for individuals with autism, their families, and others who may benefit from a sensory-friendly experience. Police cruisers and fire trucks will be on hand for families to explore. It is a bring your own kite event. The cost is $5 per car.
5. Listen To Indian Music: Natraj with special guest Purnaprajna Bangere will perform at Amazing Things Arts Center in Framingham tonight at 8. Tickets are still available. $20, $19 seniors & students, Tickets: $17 Amazing Members.