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Miss Saigon and Legally Blonde at Boston’s Children’s Theatre

The Boston’s Children’s Theatre is back with two of the biggest blockbusters of the summer! Miss Saigon and Legally Blonde will be coming to theatres this summer, and slots are still available for their amazing summer program for kids 4-14! If you are looking for a fun and engaging program for your child look no […]

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New Playground at Franklin Park Zoo to open this summer!

Visitors of Boston’s historic Franklin Park Zoo will soon have another attraction to visit in the 72-acres that make up the zoo. Construction has begun on a new innovative 10,000 sq. foot playground that is set to open by late June/early July. The new addition, made possible by the Play 2 Dream Foundation, puts safety […]

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Flower Arranging Classes for Kids

I’m always looking for fun, new things for my kids to do, so I really thought this class would be lots of fun for children to do during April school vacation… Introducing kid’s flower arranging classes during April school vacation week! Do something fun and different this school vacation. Get your kids out from in […]

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Celebrate China at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Boston

Looking for things to do in Boston with your kids this weekend?  How about a free family-friendly cultural event?   The Mandarin Oriental Hotel Boston, through a partnership with the Peabody Essex Museum, is hosting a free celebration of China this Saturday, March 10th, from 11am-3pm. Activities include: Arts & Crafts – Folding Fans and […]

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3 More Summer Camps to Check Out in Massachusetts

Last week, I posted about 7 Summer Camps to Check Out in the Boston Area, and asked for favorites on the South and North Shores.  After receiving comments and emails (thanks!!), I have three more summer camps for you to check out on the North Shore and in the city: Brooks School Summer Program, North […]

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7 Summer Camps to Check Out in the Boston Area

Despite the snow outside, it’s time to start thinking about camp plans for your kids this summer.  There are lots of options throughout Massachusetts, so I decided to ask Family-Friendly Boston readers what their favorite camps were.  Here are 10 Massachusetts (primarily Boston-area) camps to look at this year. Linx Summer Camp, Wellesley, MA With […]

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Kids Explore Folk Art at Gore Place

Be part of this special tour just for kids and explore the folk art exhibit at Gore Place. With a costumed guide, search for the unique, handcrafted toys, signs, paintings and other surprising objects in the beautiful 1806 mansion. A sampler made in 1732 by Christopher Gore’s mother when she was just 14 years old, […]

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TeenLife LIVE! Community Service Fair and Expo

If you are the parent of a teen and want to find some volunteer opportunities for your child, you won’t want to miss this event.  The TeenLife LIVE! Community Service Fair & Expo is taking place on February 12th from 12 to 4 pm at The Mall at Chestnut Hill. This event, which is enthusiastically […]

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Native Voices: New England Tribal Families Exhibit at the Boston Children’s Museum

Starting January 28th, 2011, the Boston Children’s Museum is presenting a new exhibit – Native Voices: New England Tribal Families. From their press release:  “Opening to the public on January 28, 2012, Native Voices, New England Tribal Families is an introduction to native communities around New England today.  By visiting five different communities from northern […]

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January Events at the Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

The Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary in Natick is offering some fun family events this January: Thu, Jan 26, 2012 10:30 am – 11:30 am Budding Naturalists: Winter Explorations for Preschooler/Adult pairs Discover nature with your preschooler! Each day is its own adventure including animal tracks, furry creatures and much more. During each program and short guided […]

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