$7; Museum Admission extra. Groovy Gustafer Yellowgold is a small, yellow, cone-headed fellow who came from the Sun and landed in Minnesota. Enjoy a unique blend of live music, animated illustrations and storytelling by award-winning performer Morgan Taylor.
www.gustaferyellowgold.com. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Museum Admissions Desk or by calling (413) 658-1126. >>
Join Aaron Becker, creator of the Caldecott Honor-winning and New York Times best-selling Journey, as he shares his creative process and presents the next chapter to his wordless fantasy book. Quest, to be published this August, depicts the Journey characters on a new and visually captivating adventure not to be missed. Book signing to follow. www.storybreathing.com. Limit one book from >>
The Carle is thrilled to partner with Bright Spot Therapy Dogs for our Summer Reading Buddies program! Children ages 4-11 will enjoy reading aloud to Reading Buddy dogs, who provide a gentle, comforting listener to readers as they practice their fluency and strengthen their confidence in reading. www.bright-spot.org. Advance sign-up is required to read to a Reading Buddies dog. Call >>
The Highland Street Foundations supports this annual event to open 66 museums and cultural venues to the public for free on Fridays throughout the summer. Different venues will be open for free each week.
July 11: John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum, Peabody Essex Museum, Worcester Historical Museum, Fruitlands Museum, Cape Cod Children's Museum, New England Historical Genealogical >>
Celebrate poetry in art and nature through the summer exhibitions and the Sculpture Park! Tour the exhibitions, meet local poets, immerse yourself in nature, write your own poetry, and partake in an open mic event. For families and adults, and both amateur and professional writers.
FREE with admission or Membership. Children under 12 are always free! Drop in 2-6pm. >>
Explore the wonderful world of worms! Kids observe how worms wiggle, meet giant night crawlers, squirm through tunnels, and get their hands dirty digging through a wormy habitat. Free with admission >>
Free with Museum Admission, visitors are encouraged to get hands-on with history – Colonial Games is the June theme! August - Sending Secrets: Try your hand at writing with a quill pen and read examples of real Colonial letters. Free with admission. Visit www.concordmuseum.org for directions. >>
Make and break coded messages through computer programs. Try a new board game to hack into other players passwords. These games and activities are related to the Tumblehome Learning's Galactic Academy of Science's new books - The Harrowing Case of the Hackensack Hacker and The Cryptic Case of the Coded Fair. Free with admission. Drop-in 11am-12:30pm >>
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.