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13th Annual Earth Day Charles River Cleanup

The 13th annual Earth Day Charles River cleanup involves volunteers picking up trash at over 100 different cleanup sites along the Charles River and its tributaries. More than 3,000 volunteers are expected at the Odwalla-sponsored event, and each volunteer can expect to receive a commemorative t-shirt, cleanup supplies (including gloves and trash bags) and Odwalla […]

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Celebrate Ramiro’s Run on Behalf of Zoo New England

Please note that this event has been canceled. Join us as we celebrate Ramiro’s upcoming run on behalf of the Zoos! To help raise funds and awareness, we will be hosting a kick-off party in Franklin Park Zoo’s Tropical Forest on April 3. Everyone who attends will have the opportunity to mix and mingle with […]

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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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Hot Stove, Cool Music is Back!

Theo Epstein returns home to join legendary baseball journalist Peter Gammons and an all-star music line-up. Performers  include Grammy award-nominated Boston native Susan Tedeschi, legendary Boston rockers The Remains, Grammy award-winning guitarist Derek Trucks, indie folk band Deer Tick, indie rockers Mean Creek, garage punk band The Sprained Ankles and the Hot Stove All-Stars featuring […]

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Room to Read Kids Adventure Night at Barefoot Books

On Friday, October 28th at 6:30pm, Room to Read is bringing its story and a celebration to the Barefoot Books Studio on Thoreau Street.  The organization is hosting a Kids’ Adventure Night, which — in addition to an array of kid-friendly performers, spooky story telling, crafts and activities (open to all and largely free) — […]

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Suffolk Downs Food Truck Festival

Where can you get some of the best food in New England – from barbeque and lobster rolls, to grilled cheese and desserts – all in one place and all on wheels? At the SUFFOLK DOWNS FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL on Saturday, October 22nd! The rapidly growing food truck phenomenon is here to stay as Boston’s […]

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Pru Boo: Holiday Celebration at the Prudential Center, Boston

Looking for a fun, safe activity for your kids this Halloween weekend? Look no further than The Shops at Prudential Center’s Pru Boo!  Pru Boo is a day of trick-or-treating and fun for the whole family AND the $4 donation benefits a great cause, Room to Grow, an organization dedicated to improving the lives of […]

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Giveaway: Family Pack to the 2011 Life is Good Festival

Initial weather forecasts for this upcoming weekend show two perfect fall days, so why not spend a day (or tw0) at the Second Annual Life is Good Festival in Canton, MA.  The festival, which includes fabulous national artists, as well as a kids’ stage, is a great place to take the kids. This year, the […]

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Linden Square Events Continue Through September!

The Courtyard FUN at Linden Square in Wellesley continues through September!  This Saturday, September 17th, from 2-5pm, Peter the Magician comes to the Linden Square Courtyard for a free event! In addition, there are two ticketed events coming up at the courtyard that are perfect for your little princess or superhero!  Both are fundraisers for […]

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Cambridge Fire Department Hosts a Storytime Reading

WHAT: As a leader in early childhood education, KinderCare is helping to place books in the hands of children in need and encouraging families to continue reading this summer. At a special kick-off event, the Cambridge Fire Department, Engine Number Four will host a story time reading with preschoolers at a local KinderCare center. The […]

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