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Fresh Direction: Activities for School Break

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Avidia Bank employees and friends shared some ideas with us on fun activities for school break!  Here’s a few to check out!


If you love a good train ride or the movie Polar Express, you’ll love these train experiences right here in Massachusetts!

Light Shows and Festivals

Light shows have been all the rage this year… Here’s just a few to check out, but don’t forget to look through your own neighborhood.  Grab a hot cocoa and take a drive or a walk!

Take a hike (or snowshoe)

Check out these local places to explore!

Other Attractions:

Visit the Zoo

Check out the Winter Wonderland at Southwicks Zoo 

Yankee Candle

Yankee Candle has a Christmas village and of course, plenty of great gifts!

Sturbridge Village

Old Sturbridge Village is hosting Christmas by Candlelight and a variety of virtual events

deCordova Scuplture Museum

This sculpture park is worth a visit and is always adding new sculptures to view.  Looking for that perfect Instagram shot? This is the place!

American Heritage Museum

American Heritage Museum in Hudson is a great place to spend a few hours learning about wars of the past.  It has a large open space so staying socially distant from others is no problem, and they follow all CDC guidelines for safety.

Worcester Art Museum

WAM has virtual, outside and distanced events – check out their Deck the Halls series!