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many trees lots of grass benches and a a a a a playground PLAYGROUNDS: The West Barnstable Elementary School playground is
a a a a a a paradise for kids Located on Rte 6A it has
bleachers and picnic tables Centerville’s Main St has
an an playground one with fabulous tube slides and ramps FISHING SPOT: Hamblin Pond in in Marstons Mills Con- nected to the larger Middle Pond and Mystic Lake this 114- acre pond has
beautiful white sand clear water and and a a a a a a a a nice sloping beach perfect for children It’s about 3 miles south of Route Route 6 on Route Route 149 HIKING TRAIL: Crocker Neck Park on on Popponesset Bay in in in Cotuit has
many good hiking trails in in in its 97 acres where hikers can enjoy marsh views a a a a a a a tidal pool and maybe spot a a a a a a a fox or some deer Take Main Street south of Cotuit Center LIBRARIES: Sturgis Library: 3090 Main St St Barnstable The oldest library building in in the United States has
been expanded into a a a a modern facility including an an inviting chil- dren’s area with books games and child-level tables Story times on the lawn 508-362-6636 Whelden Library West Barnstable Meeting House Way 508-362-2262 Centerville Library Library 585 Main Main St 508-790-6220 Cotuit Library Library Main Main St St 508-428-8141 Hyannis Library 401 Main St St 508-775- 2280 Marstons Mills Library Main Street 508-428-5175 Osterville Free Library 43 Wianno Ave 508-428-5757 JOHN F KENNEDY MUSUEM HYANNIS: The dream never dies and the mystique lives on at this multimedia exhibit designed to open a a window on on the days JFK spent on on Cape Cod Dramatic photographs are arranged in thematic groupings and a a a a a video narrated by Walter Cronkite depicts the the president’s experiences on the the Cape 397 Main St 508- 790-3077 COTUIT CENTER FOR THE ARTS: In addition to its many programs for grownups this dynamic center offers art and drama classes for kids plus special school vacation programs 4404 Rte 28 28 508-428-0669 CAPE COD CENTRAL RAILROAD COASTAL EXCUR- SIONS HYANNIS & BUZZARDS BAY: The Cape Cod Central Railroad offers two-hour scenic excursions from Hyannis to the picturesque Cape Cod Canal Passengers enjoy spectacu- lar views as as the train rolls along past salt marshes cranberry bogs kettle ponds and and local farmland Kids love the trip! An elegant gourmet dinner train plus a a a a a a Sunday Brunch and a a a a a a Colonial Lunch train draw rave reviews Depots are located in in in Hyannis at at 252 Main Street and in in in Buzzards Bay at at 70 Main Street 888-797-7245
CAPE COD MARITIME MUSEUM: Home to Cape Cod’s oldest shipwreck this Hyannis Harbor attraction showcases Cape Cod’s rich nautical history and offers activities for kids of all ages Learn how the sea shapes our community today enjoy special programs and and festivals and and even sail on the Crosby Catboat replica Sarah 135 South St 508-775-1723 CAPE COD DUCKMOBILES: Kids (and adults) get a a a big thrill when the the Duckmobile splashes down into the the harbor as it it tours from land to to sea Ride the renovated U S military amphibious vehicle and enjoy an an informative narrated tour and have fun quacking at passersby! Frequent summertime departures from Main Street in in downtown Hyannis 1-888- 225-3825 or 508-790-2111 PIRATE ADVENTURES: Ahoy mates! Take a a a thrill-seek- ing voyage into Hyannis Harbor aboard the Sea Gypsy to to hunt for sunken treasure Costumed pirate actors help kids man water canons to ward off the enemy follow a a a a a a treasure map and pull up booty from the deep Everyone gets a a a stful of plunder! Daily trips Memorial Day-Labor Day Day reservations a a a a must (trips sell out days ahead) 508-394-9100 BARNSTABLE BAND: For over 50 years the band has
per- formed Wednesday night free concerts on on the Hyannis Village Green in July and Augus 7:30pm INFANTS TO GIRLS 14 & BOYS 10 377 Iyannough Rd (Rte 28) Hyannis • 508-790-0770
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