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Coolidge Corner Theatre Kids Shows

The Muppet Movie Sunday, February 6 @ 10:30 a.m. They’re irreverent, irrepressible, and downright irresistible. They’re the Muppets! — starring in their first full-length movie. See how their meteoric rise to fame and fortune began: with a rainbow, a song . . . and a Frog. After a fateful meeting with a big-time talent agent, Kermit the Frog heads for ... Read More »

National Get Organized Month

Every January, many people resolve to be more organized in the coming year. So it’s no surprise that January is National Get Organized (GO) Month. By now, January is almost over and in case you’re still trying to get some traction with organization, we have some great tips to keep you on track this year. Getting overwhelmed is usually part ... Read More »

Bedtime Stories Pajama Party – You could win!

We have a winner – Freya H. of Newton, MA will be staying overnight – thanks for all of your amazing comments. We hope you have a blast supporting ReadBoston. Last year Hotel Commonwealth, in Kenmore Square, hosted a storytelling and pajama party for families in Boston and it was a huge success. This year they’re doing it again to help ... Read More »

MLK Jr. family community service ideas

Each year, on the third Monday of January, we celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Most of us think about MLK as a civil rights activist, but he was also a loving father of four. Just like moms and dads today, he was charged with teaching his children valuable lessons and leading by example. He chose to raise ... Read More »

Coolidge Corner Theatre Kids Shows

Saturday, January 15, 2011 @ 10:30 a.m. Babe Academy Award winner and Best Picture nominee, Babe is the inspirational story of a shy Yorkshire piglet who doesn’t quite know his place in the world. But when Farmer Hoggett (James Cromwell) wins him at the county fair, Babe discovers that he can be anything he wants to be – even an award-winning ... Read More »

Wintry Wordless Wednesday

Today on our Facebook page, we asked people to share with us their “Snow Day Play Days.” Here are our favorite pictures! Too Cute! Contributed by: Beth Steininger Wong Contributed by: Marci Carson Read More »

Kids’ Shows this week at the Coolidge Corner theatre

Saturday, January 8, 2011 @ 10:30 a.m. Debbie and Friends This Saturday morning bring your kids to the Coolidge for some sing-along, dance-along, laugh-along family fun in a rockin’ musical journey through classic kids’ tales and original songs! Debbie and Friends concerts are fun for the whole family. Parents and kids join in this interactive “variety show,” which includes a ... Read More »

Quick Gift Wrapping Tips

We always provide free gift wrapping at Magic Beans. However, some wrapping is  inevitably in your future this holiday season. So, here are a few tips for your wrapping ease and pleasure. 1. Use a nice strong paper. It will hold up well when you re-do folds. 2. Measuring your paper first will make the wrapping process a lot easier. You ... Read More »

Stocking Stuffers: Small but Special

There’s nothing like seeing a huge present with your name on it underneath the Christmas tree. Big boxes, wrapped in festive paper, topped with a red bows, can be the highlight of Christmas morning. But, who  says bigger is better? Some of the best presents you’ll ever receive, like engagement rings and plane tickets, come in small boxes. Or stockings. ... Read More »

What’s Sprouting in Boston?

Your weekly curated guide to activities in and around Boston. By Kim Foley MacKinnon Thursday-Sunday, December 2-5 Gingerbread Festival Gingerbread houses are always fun to see, especially when there are more than 100 in one place. Check out dozens of creations built by community members, businesses and families. Jeremiah Lee Mansion, 161 Washington St., Marblehead. Various times. Visit the website ... Read More »