We will honor junk and tinkering! Come make something with junk, watch and listen to something awesome being played on junk, buy some museum junk to take home, or make some noise in our junk sound garden! Come explore, imagine and create something wonderful at the National Grid Tinker Tent, one of the highlights of our Centennial event. >>
Check out the petting zoo by Farm Visits. Make way for ducklings, bunnies, chickens, and more! You don’t want to miss out on the chance to meet some of your favorite furry friends. So, hop, gallop, or fly on over to The Children’s Museum in Easton for this fun-filled Drop-in day. Free with Museum admission >>
Find the hidden creatures of the salt marsh - including fiddler crabs, shrimp, and snails - as we explore with nets and buckets. You may get wet and muddy!
7/1 and 7/3 10 AM–12 PM; 7/6 and 7/7 1:30–3:30 PM; 7/14 and 7/15 10 AM–12 PM; 7/20 1:30–3:30 PM; 7/29 and 7/30 10 AM–12 PM >>
Clarice Assad and Friends will join musicians from the Boston Landmarks Orchestra for a free concert next to Jamaica Pond. The event, which is presented in partnership with the City of Boston Parks and Recreation Department and the Emerald Necklace Conservancy will also include an Instrument Playground.
At Pinebank Promontory, Jamaica Plain >>
Who doesn't love a good Pop Up? Join author/illustrator Denise D. Price, creator of the Freedom Trail Pop Up Book of Boston, to create your very own Patriotic Pop Up at Old South Meeting House during Harborfest! Denise will talk about how she learned how to make her pop up book and share some of the interesting facts she learned about the Freedom Trail along the way. Kids will craft their very >>
Join local “Nature Makers” as we explore, discover, and learn about all the things we can create with natural materials. Using natural materials become your own “Nature Maker” and tap into your natural potential. Free with Museum admission >>
This was a great article written by Dr. Anne Paris. I love the ideas and tools she gives to use. I have all three of the Empathy Way books and can't wait to read them to my Grandkids so that they can become Caring Empathetic Children and later teens, which is so important, especially in this world we live in. I can't wait to see what Dr. Paris has for us next!
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.