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The week ahead: Kids events

Feasts for the senses

LILAC SUNDAY We’d love the job of counting and smelling the more than 380 lilac plants representing 176 types in the Arnold Arboretum collection. Fragrance shares the day with music, family activities, food vendors, and . . . picnicking (the only day you are allowed to picnic at the Arboretum). May 12 from dawn to dusk (activities and refreshments from
10 a.m.-4 p.m.). Free. Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, 125 Arborway, Boston. 617-524-1718.
June Wulff

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