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Valentine’s Day “Semi-Healthy” Treats

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Here at Magic Beans, we’re committed to going a little healthier this year. But we can’t give up sweets entirely on this sweetest of holidays, so we decided to share one of our favorite V-day recipes — because it’s fruit! Well, it’s mostly fruit. And fruit is always healthy, whether it’s smothered in chocolate or not. Ingredients: – 1 bag ... Read More »

Grand Opening Giveaway!

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Every new store deserves a Grand Opening, and we’re extra excited about our newest store, at The Shops at the Prudential Center! Tomorrow, we’re going to celebrate our Boston store with a Kazoo Flash Mob, a visit from Elmo, free treats from Pinkberry, a concert with Vanessa Trien, and over $2,000 worth of great raffle prizes! If you’re not able ... Read More »

Operation Santa – Massachusetts

Army Navy Luncheon to support families of our National Guard and Reserves

  Want to have some family football fun, and raise some money for a good cause, too? On Saturday, December 10, the Ahern Family Charitable Foundation will be hosting its eighth annual Army-Navy football luncheon to support Operation Santa of Massachusetts. The Ahern Family Charitable Foundation raises money for organizations that provide services for veterans, current U.S. military troops, and ... Read More »

Magic Beans Thanksgiving Recipes

We know that the holidays, especially Thanksgiving, are built around food traditions. We asked our staff to submit their favorite family recipes, beyond turkey and stuffing. We hope you enjoy and we would love for you to share one of your favorites in the comments. Happy cooking! Tewksbury Tweets Ingredients: 2 cups sugar 4 tablespoons cocoa 1 stick butter 1/2 cup milk ... Read More »

Coolidge Corner Theatre Kids’ Show: November 13

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Gustafer Yellowgold’s Infinity Sock Sunday, November 13 @10:30am Recommended for ages 3 and up Gustafer Yellowgold’s Infinity Sock is a multi-media performance of live music, animated illustrations and storytelling. Since his creation by Morgan Taylor in 2005, Gustafer Yellowgold has become an international phenomenon, acclaimed by The New York Times, which described Gustafer as “A cross between Yellow Submarine and Dr. Seuss.” Entertainment Weekly praised ... Read More »

The Coolidge Corner Kids’ Show: Nov. 5

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  The Great Muppet Caper Saturday, November 5, 2011 10:30 a.m. Great for ages 5+ Stop the presses! The crime of the century has occurred, and investigative reporters Kermit, Fozzie, and Gonzo are out to crack the case in this song-filled, star-studded extravaganza directed by the legendary Jim Henson. Our heroes arrive in London to interview Lady Holiday (Diana Rigg), ... Read More »

The Coolidge Corner Theatre Kids’ Show: Oct. 29

Airborne Comedians at The Coolidge Corner Theatre

Saturday, October 29,2011 @10:30 a.m. The Airborne Comedians The Airborne Comedians are two performers who’ve traveled the globe performing their high energy, unorthodox comedy juggling show to the delight of all ages. Dan Foley and Joel Harris throw and catch birdbaths, lawn-chairs, electric guitars and baseball bats in their hilarious juggling routines while balanced atop 6 and 7-foot high unicycles! A ... Read More »

Coolidge Corner Theatre: This weekend’s Kids’ Show

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Bari Koral Family Rock Band Sunday, October 23, 2011 10:30 a.m. Recommended for ages 1+ Dubbed the “‘IT girl’ in kids/family music” by New York Magazine and the “Sheryl Crow for kids” by the New York Post, Bari’s songs are a huge hit with children and adults. Her catchy, pop friendly tunes, interactive live shows & heavy rotation radio play ... Read More »

Coolidge Corner Theatre Kids’ Shows: Sunday, Oct.9

Flix Mix at Coolidge Corner Kids' Shows

New York International Children’s Film Festival Flix Mix Sunday, October 9 @ 10:30 a.m. Recommended for ages 3 and up. A kaleidoscopic showcase of the best short film and animation from around the world, for ages 3 to 6. Program includes films from the UK, Hungary, Latvia, Denmark, Slovakia, Germany, Spain, Canada, and the United States. Animation or Mixed Media; ... Read More »

Coolidge Corner Theatre Kids Shows: Saturday, Oct. 1

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Coolidge Corner Theatre Kids Shows are starting up again and they’re kicking off the season with a show by Mr. G! Mister G Performance @ 10:30 am Recommended for ages 2 and up. Mister G (Ben Gundersheimer) has a Masters in Elementary Education from Smith College, a BA in English from Amherst College, and over twenty years experience as an ... Read More »