Ever wonder why there is a statue of Leif Ericson on the Commonwealth Mall in Boston? Come climb the Norumbega Tower and learn how in the late 19th century the Boston Brahmins,
a paternalistic violinist from Norway, and the baking powder magnate from Harvard University crusaded to discredit Christopher Columbus and his “founding” of North America in favor of a Norse perspective. All ages, >>
Join us for the first annual ‘Movies at the Meeting House’ series. During 2015, Old South Meeting House will show three films based on books that were banned in various locations throughout the US, including Boston. Promoting free speech is a key part of Old South Meeting House’s mission.
Doors open at 6:30 PM, film begins at 7:30pm. Advance tickets are $8 for the general public, $4 for >>
Youth baseball and softball players, coaches, fans, and families are admitted FREE to the Concord Museum. Visit the exhibition, The Art of Baseball, and enjoy activities and tours. Team uniforms encouraged! On June 4 at 6 pm meet Matt Tavares – award-winning children’s author & illustrator and check out his latest book Growing Up Pedro follows the early life and baseball career of Red >>
Lecture by Brian Sheehy, Captain of the Essex Base Ball Club. Discover base ball (two words in the 19th century) in Boston prior to our beloved Red Sox with baseball historian and vintage base ball player Brian Sheehy.
$10 per person ($5 Concord Museum Members) Reservations Required by calling 978 369 9763 or online at www.concordmuseum.org >>
Join the American Revolution. Using debate topic cards, choose your character, support your cause, and debate the Revolutionary War. Maybe you will even change the outcome of the war. This program is presented as part of Revolutionary Boston, a citywide commemoration. To see a full list of programs, visit www.bpl.org/revolution. >>
Using the book Henry and the Cannons by Don Brown, Historic New England staff teach children how an ordinary Boston bookseller became a real life hero during the Revolutionary War. Kids also make hero medals to take home. For children ages 3-12.
Every Hero Has a Story is sponsored by the Boston Public Library, the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, and the Massachusetts Board of >>
Come learn about the role of the Liberty Tree in the American Revolution, where it was located in Boston, and what it came to symbolize. As the colonists hung lanterns on the Liberty Tree, participants create their own lanterns and hang personal leaves on the interactive Liberty Tree at the Leventhal Map Center.
This program is presented as part of Revolutionary Boston, a citywide commemoration. >>
Find out some funny facts about the men of the Revolutionary War, followed by a craft.This program is presented as part of Revolutionary Boston, a citywide commemoration. To see a full list of programs, visit www.bpl.org/revolution. >>
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.