Meet grand-friends from Japan! Kiyoko and her friends will bring fun old-fashion toys and games of Japan. KAI-AWASE seashell game, TAKE-TONBO bamboo copters, SHODO Japanese calligraphy, ORIGAMI paper-folding and more.
Kiyoko Ishiyama’s family owned the Japanese house before it was sent to Boston from Kyoto. She is a master Japanese calligrapher and watercolor painter. Learn more about her >>
Boston Baby Wearing leaders invite visitors to PlaySpace to try different child wearing gear and methods. Adults and toddlers can learn about baby wearing in other cultures with dolls and objects from BCM Collections that illustrate people carrying babies. >>
for kids ages 6 & up and their grown-ups
Create with Monster Party artist Molly Bosley.
Artist Molly Bosley loves paper! Join Molly to learn about some of her paper cutting techniques and make your own one of a kind paper monster. Free with admission. >>
11:00am – 2:00pm
Wear your own costume or dress up in one of ours for a mini Monster Mash. Enjoy Halloween crafts and story time.
6:30 – 8:30pm
Party at the KidsJam Monster Mash Dance and spooky scavenger hunt. Free with admission. >>
Halloween is coming and that means candy and chocolate! Join us as we explore the chemistry of sweet stuff with our friends from the New England Chapter of the American Chemistry Association. Free with admission >>
Explore a new exhibit about the Simpsons TV cartoon family: Homer, Bart, Marge, Lisa and baby Maggie.
These iconic characters all appeared on a set of 2009 U.S. stamps. This award-winning exhibit has been shown at many national
stamp shows and explains the whole creation and evolution of the stamps including the vote for the most popular character. Homer, himself, was a stamp collector for >>
Our candy free, non-scary, family-friendly Halloween event designed for children of all ages.
The event schedule is as follows:
Automobile Gallery & Heald Center
Halloween Dance Party with DJ Ooch
Around the Grounds
Find your way through the Hart Family Maze Garden with hundreds of twinkling lights
Take a tractor-pulled hayride around the Special Exhibitions Gallery
Enjoy themed drinks >>
The Concord Museum will present, Good Night, Sleep Tight: Art from Children’s Literature, featuring over twenty original illustrations from classic and contemporary children’s books woven around the themes of bedtime, dreams, and lullabies. In association with Behind Closed Doors: Asleep in New England, the Concord Museum will be mounting an exhibition of original children’s book >>
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!
Dr. Newberger - Thank you for giving the HPV vaccine visibility in your community. We are very passionate about educating people regarding this deadly virus. "This is one of the epidemics of the 21st century," says Otis Brawley, chief medical officer at the American Cancer Society.
On June 1, 2008 our 23 yr. old daughter Kristen died after a courageous fight against HPV caused cervical cancer. The vaccine would have led to a different outcome for Kristen.
Kristen’s cancer battle led to the book, “Love, Kristen,” which tells about her experience. While doing research for the book, we learned how little women know about HPV and its tie to cervical cancer; the availability and importance of HPV testing and vaccines and Pap screening tests. This fact led to the founding of the Kristen Forbes EVE Foundation and the creation of the Cervical Cancer-Free Indiana Initiative (CCFIN).
The mission of the Kristen Forbes EVE Foundation (www.kristeneve.org) is to eliminate cervical cancer and significantly reduce HPV infection levels. The Foundation is based in Noblesville, IN.
People need to understand that "the HPV vaccination is about cancer....not sex."
Once again, many thanks for writing about HPV.
Kirk Forbes, Founder
Kristen Forbes EVE Foundation, Inc.