It might be Spring, but we’re bringing back a little of the cold stuff! Meet scientists from Brandeis University and join them as they explore the science behind the ice crystals, fractals and snowflakes found in the movie Frozen! Free with admission. >>
We're going on a bear hunt! This classic book comes to life. Bring your teddy bear to the Museum and join in the hunt! Start in our KidsClinic for a “beary important” wellness checkup and get the OK to hunt. Expect lots of movement, catchy songs and plenty of hands-on activities. You’ll find adorable crafts and healthy treats at the end of your quest. Free with Museum admission >>
Follow in the footsteps of young wizards on a field trip to the Museum of Fine Arts, in search of art that echoes characters, places and enchanted objects in the famed Harry Potter books and movies. Be prepared to track down flying owls and dragons, Hagrid-like giants, centaurs and unicorns like those you’d see in the Forbidden Forest. This hunt is designed for kids and adults to do together, >>
Historians at Old Sturbridge Village will interpret a 19th century New England Thanksgiving from November 27 to November 30. Learn about 1830s dining etiquette, and join the men of the Village for a post-dinner target shoot. Smell the scents of roasted turkey and pies warming by the fire. Learn about Native American Thanksgiving traditions and customs, and hear the minister talk about the real >>
Historians at Old Sturbridge Village will interpret a 19th century New England Thanksgiving from November 27 to November 30. Learn about 1830s dining etiquette, and join the men of the Village for a post-dinner target shoot. Smell the scents of roasted turkey and pies warming by the fire. Learn about Native American Thanksgiving traditions and customs, and hear the minister talk about the real meaning of Thanksgiving at the Meetinghouse. <<
A special evening of FREE Halloween festivities! Trick-or-treat inside the Village and enjoy family-friendly entertainment, including juggling, magic, and puppet shows. It's a wonderful way to celebrate the spooky season with your favorite little ones.
This weekend offers a rare glimpse into the Village’s textile collection. Visitors can enjoy tours of the collection and take part in hands-on activities. Previous textile events have focused on quilting, needlework, 19th-century fashion accessories, weaving and spinning. For details: 800-733-1830; www.osv.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!