August 30: FREE Fun Friday, FREE admission all day for all, Old Sturbridge Village, Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Capron Park Zoo, EcoTarium, Griffin Museum of Photography, Hull Lifesaving Museum, Mass Audubon's Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, MASS MoCA, Museum of the First Corps of Cadets, Osterville Historical Museum, FREE.
August 30-Sept. 2: Blandford Fair, see link for schedule and events, Blandford Fair Grounds, 10 North St., Blandford. Admission: $10/adults, $5/parking, FREE for kids ages 12 and under.
August 30: Kidleidoscope, 10:30-11:30 a.m., rabbits themed story, games, craft geared to ages 3-6 but siblings and friends welcome, Great Falls Discovery Center, 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls, FREE.
August 30: Kids Yoga, 4:30 p.m., for ages 5-8, Transform at Amy Bourque Yoga, 470 Westfield St., West Springfield. Admission: $8 (use link to register).
August 30: Big E Kids Fun Run, 6:30 p.m., run down the Avenue of States, for kids ages 10 and under, use link to register, Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield. Admission: FREE with a donation of a new or gently used children's book.
August 31: Leave No Trace Workshop with the Appalachian Mountain Club, noon, workshop for adults and older teens with tips on how to protect our natural environment, meet at entrance to Beveridge Wildlife Sanctuary, Stanley Park, 400 Western Ave., Westfield, FREE.
August 31: Monarch Butterfly Storywalk, noon - 4 p.m., learn about the Monarch's migratory journey through stories, songs and crafts, Great Falls Discovery Center, 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls, FREE.
September 1: Irish Festival, noon - 7 p.m., kids activities, vendors, live music, food, Sons of Erin, 22 William St., Westfield. Admission: $5/adults, FREE for kids.
September 2: Farm Fest, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., children's barnyard, pony rides, crafters, exhibits, vendors, games, birds of prey demonstration, tractor parade, more, Hilltop Farm, 1616 Mapleton St., Suffield, CT. Admission: suggested donation of $5/car load.
September 2: Police & Firefighter Appreciation Day, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., explore a fire truck, get to know members of the police and fire departments, clown, face painting, food specials, all police or fire fighters who show a badge eat for free, Nick's Nest, 1597 Northampton St., Holyoke, FREE admission.