Weekly Blueprint

Happy Monday everyone, I hope you had a wonderful weekend! I was in Los Angeles (or really, Santa Monica) for a day of meetings on Friday (you can see some fun images here) and it was nice to return Saturday afternoon with plenty of time for family play. The rest of the weekend was lazy and lovely and I'm getting SO excited for the holiday break! Meanwhile, there's tons of fun stuff to do in and around town. Enjoy today's Weekly Blueprint!

December 14: Join other parents for a morning coffee walk (Arlington)

December 14: Hike the Long Hill Reservation and meet other parents (Beverly)

December 14: Make a snow globe at the library (Boston)

December 14: Enjoy a lively, comedic magic show that celebrates the December holidays (Boston)

December 14: Children 11-17 can learn to make a purse to give as a gift (Boston)

December 14-23: Feet of Clay Cooperative Holiday Show and Sale (Brookline)

December 14-23: Harvard Square Holiday Fair (Cambridge)

December 14-20: Handmade Holidays at the Hanover Mall (Hanover)

December 15: Design and build your own paper airplane and then test it (Acton)

December 15: Star Wars Jedi Knight Training with Jungle Jim, perfect for ages 4-9 (Boston)

December 15: Build and decorate an elf house, an igloo, or a frosty castle using recycled materials (Easton)

December 16: Create paper helicopters and hoop gliders and give reindeer some high flying power (Acton)

December 16: The annual Boston Tea Party Reenactment at the Old South Meeting House (Boston)

December 16: Free tours at the Boston Tea Party Museum in honor of the day (Boston)

December 16: Learn about how textiles were produced in colonial times, card wool, and make a fluffy cotton ball sheep (Boston)

December 16: Dr. Can-Do Science Experiments makes hands-on science fun (Boston)

December 16: Join other parents on a toddler-friendly, dog-friendly stroll (Northboro)

December 16: Have tea with Elsa from Frozen at the Wenham Tea House (Wenham)

December 17: A Posada Navideña, with reenactment of Joseph and Mary’s search for lodging, carolers, delicious Mexican food, piñatas and more (Boston)

December 17: A Jedi Jubilee, with a viewing of the Clone Wars, Lego activities, and Star Wars crafts (Boston)

December 17: The Puppet Showplace Theater presents Puss In Boots (Brookline)

December 17: A Winter Walk around MIT (Cambridge)

December 17: The "Life is Good" guys, Bert and John Jacobs, will be on hand to sign copies of their book on embracing and growing the good in your life (Dedham)

December 17-20: Check out the new Star Wars movie at the Mendon Drive in (Mendon)

December 17: A Winter Solstice Walk, where you can take in the sunset and sip cocoa, then take a lantern-lit walk of the trails (Norwell)

December 18: Boston Children's Chorus leads caroling at the Greenway Carousel (Boston)

December 18: The Back Bay Ringers present a handbell concert, "Songs of Good Cheer" (Boston)

December 18: Kids Kitchen Story Time, at the Kitchen at Boston Public Market (Boston)

December 18-22: The ArtROX! Holiday Pop-Up Shop appears in Dudley Square (Boston)

December 18-20: Celebrate Christmas by Candlelight at Old Sturbridge Village (Sturbridge)

December 18: Gore Place is decorated with candlelight and holly for an evening of food, music, and holiday spirit (Waltham)

December 18: The Wellesley Tree House hosts a free Jingle Jam, with song and dance (Wellesley)

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