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Boston-area family events


VACATION WEEK FLYBY AT JOPPA FLATS Keep the kids occupied during their vacation with a couple of drop-in (but not drop-off) activities in Newburyport. Dec. 27 is “Eagles, Owls, & Hawks, Oh My!” followed on Dec. 28 by “Get Ready, Gather, and Go!” Dec. 27 and 28 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Recommended for ages 2-12. $7. Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats Education Center, 1 Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport. 978-462-9998.

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