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 good week! I'm afraid I've been feeling a bit harried and overwhelmed this week, maybe because we had Monday off (which was awesome!), so I'm very much looking forward to the weekend! And to that effect, enjoy this roundup of 23 weekend events, lovingly curated for your consideration! Also, be sure to tune in to the latest episode of Edit Your Life, on how to de-stress your Halloween!

1. Kite making & flying and yard games, hot dogs and s'mores by the fire at Ward's Fall Festival (Andover)

2. Halloween Spooktacular keeps the focus on fun rather than scary -- there will be a campfire, games, crafts, and guided walks on pumpkin-lit trails (Attleboro)

3. Frog Pond Pumpkin Festival with costume parade, magic tricks, floating pumpkins and luminaries (Boston)

4. It’s time for the annual Head of the Charles Regatta (Boston)

5. Learn how to identify trees and take in some gorgeous fall foliage (Boston)

6. Silly Sally’s Bubble Show makes a splash at the Coolidge (Brookline)

7. Learn all about the art of making comics at the MICE Expo (Cambridge)

8. There are animals to see, pumpkins to carve, and organic cider to enjoy at Games and Cider! at the Bradley Estate (Canton)

9. Harvest Festival at Verrill Farm includes hay rides and pony rides, a cupcake walk game, baseball speed pitch, crafts, and live music (Concord)

10. Fall Festival at Nobles Day Camp features a petting zoo, bouncy house and slide, cider and munchkins, face painting, crafts, and so much more (Dedham)

11. An astronomer speaks about the stars and participants may use telescopes onsite at this Star Party (Dover)

12. Fun on the Farm at Hollis Hills Farm offers "touch a tractor" opportunities, pumpkin painting, apple chucking, along with cider, sausages and more.  (Fitchburg)

13. A Tolkien Woods Walk, with material read aloud as you explore the beauty of Ravenswood Park (Gloucester)

14. Enjoy the bounty of the season at Weir Farm’s Fall Festival, which also hosts their Boo In the Barnyard event where children can greet animals in costume (Hingham)

15. Hay mazes and hayrides, farm animals and live owl programs, a caterpillar lab and so much more at Daniel Webster Farm Day (Marshfield)

16. The Enchanted Pumpkin Festival features a pumpkin contest, magic, a bonfire, refreshments and more (Norton)

17. Harvest Fair features live entertainment, free pumpkin decorating, craft vendors and delicious food (Newton)

18. Check out all of the Haunted Happenings going on this weekend (Salem)

19. A skateboarding extravaganza, henna art, a rock climbing wall, and a bouncy house at Monster Mashed-Up (Somerville)

20. Boo at the Zoo with crafts, games, costume contests and a haunted maze, and you can watch many of the animals enjoy pumpkins too (Stoneham)

21. The Annual Harvest Festival includes crafters, artisans, food vendors, and food fresh from the farm, there's also a scarecrow contest (Sturbridge)

22. Free artistic experimentation at the Arsenal (Watertown)

23. Family Day at the Davis brings a scavenger hunt around the museum and hands on artistry (Wellesley)

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