Celebrate National Poetry Month at Old South Meeting House during April Vacation week. Activities include scavenger hunts, bookmaking, quill pen writing and more. Activities are included with Museum Admission. Free for Boston residents aged 18 and under and accompanying adult (proof of residency required). >>
Special events on Saturday afternoons (1:00-3:00) in May will feature craft demonstrations, historical talks, live music, and more in the Paul Revere House courtyard, weather permitting. Included with admission to the museum. >>
Behind the Mask Theatre brings this magical folktale to life in an original adaptation featuring puppetry, dance, masks, and Japanese theater styles. After the performance, join the actors in the Peabody Museum for a mask-making workshop! Admission to the Harvard Museum of Natural History is included; explore the Africa and Asia galleries to find lions, tigers, and other members of the cat >>
Native American birch bark canoes have often been described as the one of the greatest inventions in human history and were copied by Euroamerican fur traders and sportsmen. The Legacy of Penobscot Canoes: A View from the River explores the enduring importance of rivers and canoes in Penobscot tribal life and on relationships between the tribe and non-Indians. This new installation features a >>
Stop by the Museum to hear the Middlesex County 4H Fife & Drum Corps, take part in patriotic crafts for families, and visit with living history re-enactors. Explore the Museum's outstanding collection of treasures from April, 1775 including the famous "one, if by land, two, if by sea" Revere lantern and visit the special exhibition The Shot Heard Round the World: April 19, 1775 (on view April >>
A large encampment of Revolutionary War soldiers will take place on the Concord Museum’s lawn beginning on Friday, April 18, 2014. The Museum’s lawn will transform into a Revolutionary War encampment over the Patriots’ Day weekend, with skilled re-enactors from David Brown’s Company setting up camp overnight and interacting with visitors about the Minutemen’s experience on April 19, >>
The exhibition will follow an hour-by-hour account of the actions of British Regulars and Patriots on April 19th, 1775, presenting a chronological and geographical timeline of the day and representing many of the communities surrounding Boston -- Lexington, Concord, Lincoln, Arlington (Menotomy), and Cambridge -- whose militias played a prominent role in the day-long engagement. Open to the >>
The Greene O’Leary School returns for a youthful celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. Dancers demonstrate athleticism, skill and poise while presenting traditional and contemporary styles of Irish dance. The Celebrate! series, appropriate for family audiences and children ages 5 and up, highlights America's rich cultural diversity through the arts. All performances are free and begin at 10:30 >>
Enjoy a tour of this beautiful 1806 mansion and learn why experts have called it “the Monticello of the North”. Admission is $15 adults, $10 members and ages 5 to 12. To order, visit the museum’s website at www.goreplace.org. >>
Thank you for raising awareness about the need for foster parents in Massachusetts. As an organization that also provides Intensive Foster Care, The Home for Little Wanderers has found that many people are unaware of the different types of foster care. We encourage anyone who is interested to learn more. Every child deserves a safe and loving home.
This topic has occupied my mind for years! Thank you for starting a movement that parents so desperately need! It is difficult for young parents to NOT get caught up in the overscheduled lifestyle. No well-meaning parent wants their child to miss any opportunity for healthy enrichment, but too much is counterproductive! Although my children are teenagers now, I would have LOVED to hear your words of wisdom when my family craved downtime!
Big Joe had visited our kids' preschool day care center (KinderCare) from time to time. We had such fond memories of his performances that we hired him for our daughter's 6th birthday party. Kids just love him--lots and lots of giggles and smiles!