Craft Nites Kid Edition

Parents, bring your kids and make the Craft together! Parents make the sign, and kids make a snowman family to represent yours! All materials and instruction provided. There are 45 paint colors to choose from to match your taste and home décor. Come early and have lunch, then craft the day away! A complimentary hot […]

President’s Day Winter Festival in Quincy

Looking for free fun for the whole family on Monday, February 20th? Head over to the President’s Day Winter Festival at Hancock/Adams Green in Quincy! The President’s Day Winter Festival will include free, indoor and outdoor entertainment and activities. There will be a Massachusetts National Guard Quintet, teen pop group 3D, and a 35-foot snow […]

Sweetie Valentine’s Day Party

The Acton-Boxborough Family Network is hosting a Sweetie Valentine’s Day Party! On Saturday, February 11th, 2017 from 10-11:30am, come join the fun at Blanchard Memorial School’s gym. Children of all ages and their families are welcome! Come and enjoy the crafts, activities, photo booth, music, and refreshments at the Sweetie Valentine’s Day Party. Free for children under […]

Music and Movement Time for Children

Young children and their parents and grandparents are invited to the free Music and Movement Time! There will be musical instruments, guitar music, parades, singing. an obstacle course, and freeze dance! This class is for children ages 2 to 7. Taking place on Super Bowl weekend. Wear your New England Patriots finest!

Johnny Peers & The Muttville Comix

Johnny Peers & The Muttville Comix will be at TCAN (Natick) on January 21st, 2017! Sit! Stay! Johnny Peers and his personality-plus canines are coming to tickle your funny bone! A Ringling Brothers Clown College graduate, Johnny Peers has been working with dogs since he got his first puppy in 1972. Since their 1980 debut, […]

Time To Make The Donuts at Powisset Farm

Learn how to make donuts! Powisset Farm in Dover is hosting Time To Make the Donuts on January 21st! Erin Gardner, who trained at Johnson & Wales Baking and Pastry Arts Program, will lead the class on January 21st. She has worked in the restaurant industry for many years, firstly at Sofra Bakery in Cambridge, MA, and […]

Belmont World Film Family Festival

This January 13th-16th, be sure not to miss the 14th annual Belmont World Film Family Festival! The festival offers nearly four full days of some of the world’s best films for children age 3-12 and their families. Hosted at the Regent Theatre Arlington, Belmont Studio Cinema and Brattle Theatre Cambridge. Following a showing of Wallace & Gromit: […]

Rolie Polie Guacamole Show at Jam Time

Rolie Polie Guacamole is back… For their 6th annual pre-New Years Eve show at Jam Time in Natick! Get ready to raise the roof and dance at this rocking, all-ages Rolie Polie Guacamole show. Dec. 29 from 4-6pm $45 for a family 4-pack of tickets or $10 per child/$15 per adult Call 508-651-2917 or reserve […]

Blue Man Group Boston

Blue Man Group Boston has 17 matinees for families during the holidays! “Blue Man Group combines music, technology and comedy to create a form of entertainment that defies categorization and appeals to people of all ages. Blue Man Group’s shows have been described by critics as “innovative”, “energetic”, and “wildly entertaining”. But the only way […]

Gingerbread House Decorating Workshop

The Connors Center in Dover invites you to a special gingerbread house decorating workshop on December 17th! They will provide the prebuilt houses, plenty of festive candy adornments, cookies, and hot chocolate. You bring your creativity! Two sessions (reservations required) 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. 1:00–2:30 p.m. $15/house Children must be accompanied by an adult. RSVP to […]

Things to Do in Massachusetts From A to Z

Massachusetts is full of resources and places to explore for families of all sizes and ages. While I have written about a variety of specific activities, like what to do after dark or places to go around town, here is a list of activities and destinations from A-Z! A – Art Galleries. The most notable […]

Night Time Activities for Kids

Long summer nights, and no need to get up early the next day for school, are perfect opportunities to hit the road with the kids this summer and take advantage of the night life around the area. Here are some ideas to take advantage of the evenings with the kids: Take gazing at the stars […]

Earth Day Festivities and Other Family Fun

If you are looking for Earth Day fun this weekend, four events to note are the: Great Cloth Diaper Change at Diaper Lab – Somerville While the actual Guiness Record event is now closed, stop by to learn more about cloth diapers and check out special earth day sales and special deals. Saturday, April 21, […]

Winter Break Activities

Boston Area February Vacation Week at Peabody Essex Museum Join the PEM during school vacation week to celebrate Native American artists from New England. Watch artists at work, take a family tour of Shapeshifting: Transformations in Native American Art and make art of your own. Children 16 and under are always free at PEM. Mon, […]

Museums and Kids

In the heart of winter, there often seems like there is nothing to do. How many play spaces can we take our kids to anyway? Baring the endless summer (and various school vacations), the months of January and February (with the cold and snow) requires some strategic thinking…and new places to visit. It is around […]

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, […]

Belkin Lookout Farm in Natick

I go by the Belkin Lookout Farm almost on a daily basis. Many folks haven’t given the love to the farm in recent years and find it is overpriced. Others find it to be a Metrowest gem. Without any comparison and without having to pay for admission thanks to the Blogger Event I attended, I […]

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, […]

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