Diwali is the Indian Festival of Lights. It comes from the word Deepavali meaning “row of lamps.” This festive holiday is traditionally celebrated for five days, each day honoring a different belief or legend. Indian families and friends around the world celebrate with bright diyas, colorful rangoli, and tasty sweets. Join in the festivities as we explore the sights, sounds and spirit of this >>
$8 Adults / $6 Youth (cash or check only; museum admission extra)
Dog on Fleas have been performing and recording intelligent music for kids and adults since 1999. They revel in diverse sounds and styles of music, and you can feel their excitement in every note. In performance, Dog on Fleas is a tornado, sucking up fans and whirling them around in a frenzy of fun. The whump of the bass and >>
Families enjoy traditional snacks, folk dance, crafts and live music in specially decorated museum galleries. Create a decorated candy skull or design a message to place upon the altar. Experience the customs that make this Mexican holiday a joyful celebration.
All snacks and activities are free with museum admission; sugar skulls to decorate are $5 each. Recommended for ages 5 and up, >>
06/09/2014 - 12/29/2014 , Boston Children's Museum
Express yourself. Put on a costume, mix and match, and strut down the runway. Dance to the music. Use your imagination and pretend. Museum hours are Monday-Thursday 9-5 Fridays 9-9 pm and weekends 10-5
School’s out for a while and you need fun activities for your kids. Old Sturbridge Village educators have been planning outdoor events for kids ranging from sledding to sleigh rides, and indoor events like puppet shows and crafts. Send your kids to OSV during school vacation to keep them learning and having fun in a family-friendly environment.
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.