Christine Koh

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I'm Christine Koh, a music and brain neuroscientist turned multimedia creative. I'm the founder + editor of Boston Mamas, co-author of Minimalist Parenting, co-host of the Edit Your Life podcast, and creative director at Women Online. Drop me a line; I'd love to chat about how we can work together!

Weekend Roundup

Happy Friday everyone, I hope you're having a great week! If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend, fear not, I have a massive 43-event roundup for you in today's Weekend Roundup! Also, don't forget to enter to win the Disney on Ice ticket giveaway, this weekend will be the perfect time to set your kids up with these 10 clutter-free gifts that kids can make, and keep thinking about how you can DO LESS via your minimalist holiday manifesto.

1. Magic show with Rupayan Neogy. (Acton)

2. See what happens when Badger Meets the Fairies. (Arlington)

3. The Legacy Dancers present Holiday Traditions. (Arlington)

4. First lights in East Arlington. (Arlington)

5. Breakfast with Santa! (Boston)

6. Stories Alive! interactive reading of Rudolph. (Boston)

7. Boston Modern Orchestra Project presents The Fantastic Mr. Fox. (Boston)

8. Boston gets crafty, holiday style. (Boston)

8. Holiday lights trolley tour and sing along. (Boston)

10. Boston Children’s Theater presents The Velveteen Rabbit. (Boston)

11. Holiday story hours, musical performances and a FREE kids concert. (Boston)

12. Greenovate Boston’s used toy collection. (Boston)

13. Chanukah in the city. (Boston)

14. Free holiday celebrations with Stacey Peasley. (Boston, Haverhill)

15. Spend the morning with Karen K and the Jitterbugs. (Brookline)

16. Your opportunity to buy handmade at this artist marketplace. (Brookline)

17. King Midas puppet show. (Brookline)

18. Curious Creatures, music, crafts and more at Jewish Family Fun Day. (Cambridge)

19. Hop aboard the Polar Express. (Carver)

20. Live holiday music and a visit with Santa. (Concord)

21. Farm fun, potato latke, and lantern making. (Dover)

22. Kids’ holiday shop and elves workshop. (Easton)

23. Have cocoa with Santa! (Haverhill)

24. Holiday open house and activities. (Marshfield)

25. Take a stroll along the streets of Nantucket. (Nantucket)

26. The Whaling Museum turns into a festive winter wonderland. (Nantucket)

27. Needham lights luminary nights. (Needham)

28. New Philharmonia Orchestra celebrates the season of peace, joy and creativity. (Newton)

29. Santa’s workshop is open for business. (North Andover)

30. Ben Rudnick and Karen K of Jitterbugs fame. (Reading)

31. Legoland Discovery Center’s Holiday Bricktacular. (Somerville)

32. FREE showing of The Polar Express. (Somerville)

33. Santa paws, pet photos with Santa. (Somerville)

34. A Norman Rockwell painting comes to life. (Stockbridge)

35. Photos with Santa. (Stoneham)

36. Holiday hot chocolate with the reindeer (and early entry to ZooLights). (Stoneham)

37. A good old-fashioned brunch with Santa. (Sturbridge)

38. Escape the frenzy of a modern Christmas and celebrate by candlelight. (Sturbridge)

39. Reagle Music Theatre’s ChristmasTime. (Waltham)

40. Festival of native arts and culture. (Watertown)

41. Storytime with Zoë and R. W. Alley - Enzo Races in the Rain! (Wellesley)

42. A special performance of The Squirrel Stole My Underpants. (Westford)

43. Northeast Comic Con and Pop Culture Expo. (Wilmington)

Image credit: Wilson Farm


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