In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, take a musical trip to the Emerald Isle! The Irish Balladeers perform traditional stories and dances with authentic Irish instruments!
The Celebrate! series, appropriate for family audiences and children ages 5 and up, highlights America's rich cultural diversity through the arts. All performances are free and begin at 10:30 a.m. in the Stephen E. Smith >>
Journey beneath the sea in this story of fantasy, courage and wonder from Chinese folklore. Tanglewood Marionettes bring to life fantastic sea creatures and a fearless grandmother who wants to help when things go amiss in the land above. Explore the ocean bottom with her as she seeks the Dragon King.
The Celebrate! series, appropriate for family audiences and children ages 5 and up, highlights >>
Hairspray is a social commentary on the injustices of parts of American society in the 1960s. You can’t stop the beat in this big and bold musical about one girl’s inspiring dream to dance. It’s 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen Tracy Turnblad has only one desire — to dance on the popular Corny Collins Show. $15. >>
On Sunday, March 8 and again on March 22 at 3:00 p.m., visitors will sip tea, eat cake, and listen to live music performed by some of the regions finest musicians. Tickets are $15, $10 members and children age 12 and under. Tickets are available at www.tea-and-tunes.bpt.me. >>
Come learn about the connection between music and the brain. Brookline Music School’s Family Music and Lecture Series presents The Music Language Connection: Linking Music, Language and Executive Function Skills, a presentation by Dr. Nadine Gaab, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Boston Children’s Hospital.
Early language and reading abilities have shown to be linked with a variety >>
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!
Big Joe had visited our kids' preschool day care center (KinderCare) from time to time. We had such fond memories of his performances that we hired him for our daughter's 6th birthday party. Kids just love him--lots and lots of giggles and smiles!