Boston-area family events

Alexa DeGennaro


AESOP’S FABLES Tuckers’ Tales will tickle your funny bone and pay homage to Aesop, a storytelling tickler. In this interactive show you’ll meet the Fox & the Crow, the Ant & the Grasshopper, and the Tortoise & the Hare. Nov. 8 at 10:30 a.m. (through Nov. 12). $12 (recommended for ages 4 and older). Puppet Showplace Theatre, 32 Station St., Brookline. 866-811-4111.

BELMONT WORLD FILM FAMILY FILM FESTIVAL After “The Magic Piano” and “The Chopin Shorts,” the opening films for this annual event, there will be a live performance by Leonard Solomon and his “Bellowphone.” Nov. 9 at
7 p.m. (Nov. 10 at 10:30 a.m.; Nov. 16-18 at Studio Cinema in Belmont).
Nov. 9 opening-night tickets are $11, $9 students and seniors, $7 kids. Museum of Fine Arts Remis Auditorium, 465 Huntington Ave., Boston. 617-484-3980. www.belmontworld

PETER AND THE WOLF Former Boston Symphony Orchestra conductor Federico Cortese wields the baton with his Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra at this BSO Youth and Family Concert. Prokofiev’s piece will be narrated by actor Bill Barclay while the young musicians, ages 11-18, will musically tell the story of Peter, the cat, bird, and duck. Nov. 10 at noon (pre-concert activities from 10:30-11:30 a.m.). $20, free under 19 (four per family). Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave., Boston. 617-266-1200.