The week ahead: Boston-area events

Museum of Science


DISNEY FANNIVERSARY Disney is on tour with a road show featuring history and memorabilia from decades of Disney. Highlights include images from “Mickey’s Toothache,” movie moments, and footage and interviews with important Disney folk including Walt. March 24,
2 and 5 p.m. $35. Boston Theatre 1, Revere Hotel, 200 Stuart St., Boston.

SPRING EGG HUNT ’Tis the season when plastic eggs filled with toys grow in green fields. Find some at the annual event sponsored by the DCR and Phillips Candy House. March 23, 11 a.m. DCR Pope John Paul II Park,
763 Gallivan Blvd., Dorchester. 617-333-7404, ext. 104;

SPRING SING Forsythia blooms and sprigs of green are the decor for an event featuring community singing of seasonal songs, a pace-egging play, and dancing to celebrate spring. March 23, 3-5 p.m. $20, $5 ages 11 and under. St. John’s Methodist Church, 80 Mt. Auburn St., Watertown. 617-972-8300, ext. 31;

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PARADISE CITY ARTS FESTIVAL The annual craft show has become a favorite destination for collectors and lovers of fine and functional art. It has furniture, ceramics, jewelry, and more. In the Sculpture Cafe, the exhibit “Trash Talk” turns recycling into an art. That’s also where you can unwind with an espresso and live jazz. March 22, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 23, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. March 24, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $12, $10 seniors, $8 students, under 12 free, $15 three-day pass. Royal Plaza Trade Center, 181 Boston Post Road West, Marlborough. 800-511-9725,

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BLACK AND WHITE PARTY The world is rarely just black and white, but it will be at this bash to benefit Discover Roxbury’s ArtRox programming. The bash features black and white decor, artwork, and food, and music to party by. Dress is (of course) creative black and white. March 22, 6-9 p.m. $25. School of the Museum of Fine Arts, 230 The Fenway, Boston.

A POT FULL OF WISHES The Make-a-Wish Foundation helps make the lives of children with life-threatening illnesses sweeter. Join a St. Patrick’s Day celebration with music by Mic City Sons to benefit the foundation and grant the wishes of three local kids. March 23, 5-9 p.m. From $25. 21+. Sweet Caroline’s, 1260 Boylston St., Boston.

BLOOMS AT THE COMPLEX Art and flowers are paired as members of the Duxbury Community Garden Club create original designs based on selected paintings. March 23-24, 1-4 p.m. Free. Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden St., Duxbury. 781-934-6634,

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Blasts from the past

DINOSAUR DAY It’s not just about T-rex and triceratops anymore. Learn about new dinosaur discoveries and technologies for fossil hunting when paleontologists visit the Museum of Science for a day devoted to the prehistoric creatures kids love. March 23,
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free with admission of $19-$22. Museum of Science, 1 Science Park, Boston. 617-723-2500,

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