Celebrate all things great and small from the world of Alice in Wonderland to alternate universes and Tiny Houses. Take a photo in our larger-than-life photo booth or add your own unique illustration to the story of Alice in Wonderland. Inspired by PEM’s newest Art & Nature Center exhibition, Nature of Scale. $10; Salem residents, free. >>
In partnership with Dribble, the international graphic design community, delve into the creative world of type, fonts and lettering. Form human letters, learn chalkboard and hand-lettering techniques, experiment with creating your own font and get an inside scoop on graphic design with PEM’s Creative Services team. $10; Salem residents, free. >>
Join a midwinter feast celebrating light in the darkest part of the year. Sample ancient festive beverages, search out art from many cultures featuring light and fire and drive out the darkness with music and dance. $10; Salem residents, free. >>
Bring the whole family and celebrate Labor Day Weekend with games and excitement for everyone!
You're invited to join the fun on these days! You will be able to:
Play baseball the way early New Englanders did
Make a craft
Join a game of French and English (Tug of War)
Meet the oxen in training
Try your hand at marbling paper
Watch 19th-century magic with Bob Olson
Experience Appleton Farms anytime of day with our newest program Fun in the Farmyard! Drop by our Carriage Barn anytime between 10am-2pm on Sundays to learn about life on the farm and meet some of our friendly farm animals. Activities change every half hour and can include play with the goats, meet a chicken, seed starting, butter making, farm story time, nature crafts and more. This event is >>
Kids Really Rock is a FREE all-day family music and arts festival for children and families in and around Boston. Kids Really Rock exposes kids to messages of kindness, creativity and community through performances by nationally-acclaimed bands for families and children, and hands-on art and community service activities. >>
Join us on the Wharf for our first ever Boston Children’s Museum Craft Fair! Support local craftspeople and artists as you find that one-of-a-kind item for your own family or for a friend. All of our vendors will hail from the Boston area and will offer a wide range of both useful and whimsical goods created by local families, for local families. You’ll even have a chance to develop your DIY >>
The Trustees and Project Bread will present weekly Healthy Meals on a Budget classes on Thursdays from 12:30-1:30PM and 1:30-2:30PM. Project Bread Chef Vanessa Labranche will this free cooking demonstration to teach market patrons how to prepare healthy meals on a budget. Each week, she will introduce new recipes that feature fresh, healthy foods that can be purchased at the market. Enjoy simple, >>
The Festival will highlight Boston's ever-changing and emerging identity as a vibrant city with a thriving local art scene. Emerge is free and open to the public and will be held at City Hall on September 10 from 5:00pm to 10:30pm. The newly relaunched festival will feature several visual arts showcases, including the Fay Chandler Emerging Artist Award and Exhibition, art vendors and several >>
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.