Play, experiment, and engineer together in the Sculpture Park! Collaborate to construct large-scale temporary structures in response to deCordova's art and landscape. For families with children of all ages. Drop-in anytime 10:30 am–12:30 pm. Free with admission. >>
Project BudBurst( www.budburst.org) is a nationwide network of people who monitor plants as the seasons change. During this family-friendly workshop you will learn how to collect data on local plants and upload them to Project BudBurst. Participants will contribute to a better understanding of plants and climate change. Offered April 18, 1:00 - 2:30 pm and June 22, 6:00 - 7:30 pm. >>
Kick off the 2015 farming season at the annual Powisset Farm Spring Festival! The community-favorite celebration will feature farm tours, live music, barnyard animals, hands-on farm projects for kids, seedlings for sale, gardening advice, and local vendors selling crafts and food. 508.785.0339. www.thetrustees.org/powissetfarm >>
Enjoy stories, songs and activities in the mansion. This program is for children 3 and 4 years old. $10 per child, free for members. Space is limited. Reservations due by June 2. To reserve, email firstname.lastname@example.org. >>
Join the Friends of the Blue Hills to enjoy the outdoors with your children during our bi-weekly Peek a Blue Hikes series. These hikes will occur every other week starting Tuesday, April 14 at 11am. The hikes are made possible by a startup grant from the Milton Junior Woman’s Club. The hikes will be offered every other Tuesday (weather permitting) from 11am to noon and will start at >>
Join PJ Library and Jewish Family Network in the fields to pick your own berries at Verrill Farm (11 Wheeler Road) in Concord on Sunday, June 14 from 10-11:30am. Strawberries are the first spring fruits to ripen. Celebrate spring’s arrival with live “jamming” music, homemade jam tastings and more! Cost is $15/family, walk-ins are an additional $5. Geared for families with children ages 2+ >>
Join PJ Library and Jewish Family Network in the fields to pick your own berries at Verrill Farm (11 Wheeler Road) in Concord on Sunday, June 14 from 10-11:30am. Strawberries are the first spring fruits to ripen. Celebrate spring’s arrival with live “jamming” music, homemade jam tastings and more! Cost is $15/family, walk-ins are an additional $5. Geared for families with children ages 2+ years. Register at bostonjcc.org/mwstrawberryjam. For more information, contact email@example.com or 508-879-3300. All JCC arts and humanities offerings are programs of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Center for the Arts. <<
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.