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Dan Zanes & friends Concert – February 5

Who’s this goony-looking dude with the big poofy hair and the guitar? Kids and parents love Dan Zanes, and since he’s playing a show at the Somerville Theatre in Davis Square on February 5, we figured we’d check him out. It turns out that Dan Zanes, formerly of the Boston rock band the Del Fuegos*, is a cottage industry unto ... Read More »

Meet Maisy and support a great cause

Magic Beans is very proud to be partnering with the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Massachusetts and Rhode Island and Candlewick Press for a wonderful event this coming Monday, December 5 from 1-3pm. Bring your children over to the food court at The Shops at Prudential to meet Maisy and enjoy hearing some of Maisy’s favorite adventures read aloud in a cozy ... Read More »

Operation Santa – Massachusetts

  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 »

Coolidge Corner Theatre Kids’ Show: November 13

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

  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

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 »

Peter Pan takes flight in Boston

The story of Peter Pan is a classic. Over the years, the original story by J.M. Barrie has been adapted into plays, musicals, movies, and even video games. The new production of Peter Pan borrows from all those genres, and it is, as Peter would say, an awfully big adventure. I’ve been hearing buzz about this Peter Pan “in-the-round” for ... Read More »

Coolidge Corner Theatre: This weekend’s Kids’ Show

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

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 »