Polar Express Event: Metrowest Mamas

Metrowest Mamas held its first Mama event last week. While Metrowest Mamas typically prefers to share other business and organization’s events, we also wanted to share our thanks for an amazing year. Metrowest Mamas has grown 50% in one year, and we wanted to give back with a “thanks for loving us” event! Being the […]

Spooktacular Weekend Fun

Saturday, October 29 Free Pumpkins at Belkin Lookout Farm in Natick from 10:00am-5:00pm. Just pay $10 per person and kids who wear a costume get in free. Includes hayrides, a kid play area and a farm train and a free pumpkin for each child. Stop and Shop Treats in Natick from 12pm-4:00pm. Enjoy free treats, […]

Bruegger’s Bottomless Mug

It’s that time of year again. No, not the “What are you going to be for Halloween?” convos or the hard to resist mini-snickers bars in the office lunch room. I’m talking about the Bruegger’s Bottomless Mug Campaign! Each year, Bruegger’s offers membership in its Bottomless Mug Club – for just $139 (depending on location) members […]

Weekend Happenings

I love this time of year. There seems to be so many fun weekend activities and the weather is just right. Cool, but not cold. Warm, but not hot. The sights of amber leaves, huge pumpkins, and crisp red apples, and the smell of cinnamon and homemade cider donuts. So to take advantage of the […]

Care Fair Boston

Locally-based Care.com has a great free event on Saturday, September 10th from 10am-3pm at the Museum of Science. Called “Care Fair Boston”, it will be a fun and informative day for families and care providers (nannies, babysitters, tutors, and pet sitters) to connect, get educated and ease the often difficult process of finding the best care […]

Fourth of July Festivities 2011

While the Fourth of July weekend means beaches and barbeques for most of us, there are some fun family activities all weekend long. There are lots of parades and fireworks, and the Boston Harborfest of course, but here are a couple other Metrowest Mama favorites. All Weekend (Saturday and Sunday) Carlisle Old Home Day. Road […]

Things to Do this Weekend

On Saturday, head to the Family Fest in Milton from 9am-2pm. More than 40 family-friendly activities, vendors, organizations, and service providers. Yard sale tables and arts/crafts too! Kid dance and sports demo classes, ride-on safari animals, live wildlife presentations, fire truck tours, face painting and tattoos, car seat checks, and child identification. Information about local camps, schools, […]

Father’s Day Weekend Activities

Father’s Day Family Fun Here are the Metrowest Mamas picks for this weekend (June 18-19th) in and around Metrowest Massachusetts. Friday To kick off the family fun, how about Friday movie night at Linden Square and see Never Say Never with Justin Bieber. Free and popcorn provided! Just bring a chair. Saturday Strawberry Picking (10am-2pm) at […]

Fathers and Frostys

Wendy’s Father’s Day Frosty Weekend During Father’s Day weekend 2011, Wendy’s donated 50 cents from each Frosty purchase to the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption (DTFA). Called the “Treat it Forward” campaign, these donations benefited the cause of Wendy’s Wonderful Kids, which is a program that helps foster children in need find great homes. People who participated […]

Juice in the City

There is a new deal site called Juice in the City. I am a huge fan of local deals. Who doesn’t want the 411 on 50% off cupcakes in my hometown or 60% off that kid-friendly restaurant down the street. Yet, as a Mom, I only like when the deals are family-friendly. (aka: not interested in […]

Family Friendly Activities

Ducks and Trucks (and a bit of Disney) Fun Events abound in Metrowest Massachusetts this weekend, with a couple notables in the Boston area. Here is the family-fun for Saturday, June 4. Talented circus performers are performing in Somerville. Live music from Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band, juggling, belly dance, aerials, contortion, acrobatics, and hula […]

Touch a Truck Day

The Wellesley Mothers Forum is hosting the “TOUCH-A-TRUCK DAY” this Saturday, June 4th, from 9:30am-12:30pm, to benefit the “Bright Horizons Foundation for Children”. It will be at the Mass Bay Community College (Wellesley Campus) parking lot and the event will feature a wide range of trucks and vehicles from kids (and adults) of all ages […]

Earth Fest

I am at a conference this weekend, with very spotty Internet service, but there is so much family fun, I had to find a way to quickly post the great kid-friendly events and activities for today in Boston and Metrowest Boston. Earth Fest is today from until 10pm. Lots of music and earth friendly vendors. […]

Magic Beans Sidewalk Sale

Drum roll….Magic Beans in Wellesley will be hosting its very own, first ever, sidewalk sale. It officially starts tomorrow at 10am! (Set your clocks now!) What is there to be excited about? (Insert shocked “Are you kidding” face here). Simple answer: everything! Cribs (Stokke, Oeuf and Bloom), Nursing Chairs (Monte and Best Chairs), Britax, Maclaren, Valco, Orbit, Uppa Baby, Step2 kitchens and a […]

Mother’s Day Weekend Activities

Things to do for Mother’s Day Lots of fun this weekend in Metrowest Massachusetts, and here are my top picks. Saturday Bellerina Books in North Easton has a launch party from 2-5pm. Free children’s activities including a paper doll making workshop and an archery station, book readings and desserts. Copies of Bellerina will also be […]

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