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Curious George Returns to Harvard Square

Curious George is making his return to Harvard Square!  On April 28th, 2012, the brand-new Harvard Square store (under new ownership) will be celebrating their ribbon cutting and grand opening.  The store promises to sell some wonderful Curious George merchandise and bring joy to kids of all ages. You can find the invitation to the […]

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Paleo Planet: A Look at Life in the Past Family Festival

Travel back in time to explore the amazing world of dinosaurs, Ice Age mammals, trilobites, and other fossils. Consider how the planet itself has changed over time. Investigate human ancestors through fossils. Meet Harvard scientists and hear about their research. Examine rare specimens, search for clues about the past in common fossils, and make your […]

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Sea Turtles and Hummingbirds at the DCR Revere Headquarters

The DCR Revere Headquarters is offering two family-friendly free nature events in the next few weeks: Saturday, November 12- 10 a.m.to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Sea Turtle Surprises Suitable for children ages 5 to 11 Join DCR Naturalist Matthew Nash for a lively learning adventure about the lives of sea turtles. […]

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Budding Naturalists: Nature Explorations for Preschooler/Adult pairs

Do you have a budding naturalist? Come explore the wonders of nature with your preschooler! During each guided program and short walk we will explore different habitats around the sanctuary and watch for the creatures that inhabit them. Maximum of 8 pairs. Pre-registration required. Date: 10/20/2011 Time: 10:30 am - 11:30 am Cost: Adults $8.50m/ $10.00nm, Children $8.50m/ $10.00nm Website: http://www.massaudubon.org/Nature_Connection/Sanctuaries/Broadmoor/listing.php?program_code=1047-BR11FA3 Mass Audubon’s Broadmoor […]

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National Fossil Day – Celebrating Earth Science Week

Join Harvard Museum of Natural History for a variety of hands-on activities with fossils. Explore the amazing prehistoric world of fossils including trilobites, dinosaurs, Ice Age mammals, and other creatures. Discover how fossils form and investigate fossilized bones, teeth, claws, and footprints. Fossil Day is offered by The National Park Service and the American Geological […]

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Learn to Build and Fly a Kite in Boston

The sky is the limit at the Boston Center for Adult Education’s (BCAE) Child Enrichment Program, Bean City Kids! On Saturday, August 13th, 2011 from 10:00AM to 12:30PM, the BCAE will host “Let’s Go Fly a Kite,” a one session class that will introduce parents and children to the simple joy of kites, including their […]

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The Butterfly Place in Westford

The Butterfly Place in Westford is one of the most unique kid-friendly venues in Massachusetts.  Privately owned and operated, it houses hundreds of butterflies – with over 50 varieties from all over the world!  They are open 7 days a week, from February 14th through October 31st (excluding Easter). 2011 hours of operation are as […]

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Earth Day Activities in Boston

This year, Earth Day, Good Friday, and the last day of spring break all fall on the same Friday.  Here are some activities to check out in the Greater Boston area. Blue Discoveries Activity Day at the New England Aquarium.  Activities included with admission feature art, science, and storytelling to help explain about the world’s […]

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Children’s Programs at the Boston Flower and Garden Show

Once again, the Massachusetts Horticultural Society is hosting the Boston Flower and Garden Show, which is running from March 16-20, 2011 at the Seaport World Trade Center. This year, the Massachusetts Master Gardeners are offering free programs (with admission to the show) for children at the show.  Activities include a free story hour with books […]

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Fresh, Healthy Meals for your Baby at the Boston Center of Adult Education

WHAT: Mashed peas, soggy squash and colorless carrots; most prepackaged baby foods are crammed with refined sugars, chemically modified starches, preservatives, and artificial additives. The best foods for your child aren’t available in a jar–they’re homemade! Join the Boston Center for Adult Education (BCAE) on Monday, March 7th, 2011 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM to discover […]

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