Tired of Widener?
Put on your President’s Day hat and brush up on your knowledge of American history with a visit to the archives of No. 35, John F. Kennedy ’40. Admission is $8 for students from February 13-21 in honor of the holiday if you print a coupon off their Web site, www.jfklibrary.org.
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. Red Line to JFK/UMass.
Skiing in Sunapee
For the ski buffs out there, take advantage of the three-day weekend and make a trip to the slopes. Mount Sunapee is only a 90-minute drive from Boston and they’re hosting a “Heart Hunt” scavenger hunt this Valentine’s Day, complete with a nighttime fireworks display for all the lovers out there.
Lift tickets $48/half-day or $56/full-day. Newbury, NH.
So You Think You Have Game
Calling all Boston flirts. “Flirt Fest 2010: The Sexiest Anti-Valentine’s Day Party” will include contests for the best and worst pick-up lines of 2010 and also bestow the title of Boston’s biggest flirt.
The Estate, Boston. 8:30 p.m.-2:00 a.m. $20 cover.
Dust Off Those Snowshoes
Boston’s largest park is hosting a gathering of snowshoers, cross-country skiers, and sledders alike. Snowman-builders also welcome. Limited number of snowshoes and sleds provided.
Saturday, February 13. Franklin Park, Boston. Free.
For Those with Sense and Sensibility
Does your girlfriend envision you as the Darcy to her Elizabeth? Woo her this Valentine’s Day by taking her on a tour of 1800s romance and the Gore Mansion (built in 1806). A guide in period attire is promised, as is authentic quoting from the masterpieces of Austen herself.
Gore Place, 52 Gore Street, Waltham, Mass. Saturday, February 13 and Sunday, February 14, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. $12/person. Reservations suggested, (781) 894-2798.