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Category Archives: Local: Boston

What’s Sprouting in Boston: February 21-27

Monday-Saturday, Feb. 21-26 Vacation Week Drop-In The Higgins Armory, a fantastic medieval museum (with other eras featured too), highlights a different time period each day. See how a knight puts on his armor, make shields, learn how to use a sword, and enjoy a variety of other workshops and activities. Higgins Armory, 100 Barber Ave., Worcester. Visit the website for the ... Read More »

Coolidge Corner Theatre Kids’ Shows

Magic by Scott Jameson Sunday, February 27th @ 10:30 a.m. Come see the show audiences are calling “superb!”, “A blast!”, and “heartwarming fun for the whole family.” Join magician and juggler Scott Jameson at the Coolidge for an extraordinary performance that will have you laughing out loud and perched on the very edge of your seat. Umbrellas will be plucked ... Read More »

What’s Sprouting: Feb 14-20

Your weekly curated guide to activities in and around Boston. Thursday, February 17 through Tuesday, Feb. 22 Providence Children’s Film Festival Film fests aren’t just for grown-ups. Programming includes live action, animation and documentaries, shorts and features, and films made by RI youth, including the films made at festival workshops. At various locations. From 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Visit the website ... Read More »

What’s Sprouting in Boston: Feb. 7-13

Your weekly curated guide to activities in and around Boston. Saturday, February 12 Alexander, King of Jesters A Coolidge Corner regular, meet Alex, who will take you on an inspiring journey to Medieval times in his role as a colorful trickster. Enter the world of the Wise Fool and enjoy some surprises and laughs. Coolidge Corner Theatre, 280 Harvard St., ... Read More »

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 »

What’s Sprouting in Boston: Jan 31-Feb 6

Your weekly curated guide to activities in and around Boston. Saturday, February 5 Snow Festival You may as well embrace the snow since we have so much! Bring your sleds, snowshoes, and/or skis. Track animal prints with Boston Nature Center teachers, build snowmen and then go inside for hot chocolate and board games. Golf Clubhouse, Franklin Park Golf Course, 1 Circuit ... 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 »

What’s Sprouting this week: Jan 24-30

Your weekly curated guide to activities in and around Boston. Friday, January 28-February 27 The Secret Garden This popular story, based on the book by Frances Hodgson Burnett, is about a young girl who has to move to the house of her absentee uncle. Exploring, she finds a long-locked garden and uncovers a family secret. Wheelock Family Theatre founders Susan ... Read More »

What’s Sprouting this week: Jan 18-23

Your weekly curated guide to activities in and around Boston. January 18-23 Saturday & Sunday, January 22 & 23 The Wizard of Oz Not that many of you had the opportunity to see this 1939 iconic film on the big screen and it’s a pretty good guess your children never have, so don’t pass up this opportunity to see Dorothy ... 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 »