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!

Weekly Blueprint

Happy Sunday everyone, I hope you're having a great weekend! I'm bleary eyed after a VERY late night at the Taylor Swift concert last night (experiential gifts win, by the way...Laurel was over the moon finally cashing in on her Christmas present!) but I'll be away the next few days (feel free to follow along on Instagram!) so wanted to drop the Weekly Blueprint early. Enjoy this roundup of 60 events (and don't forget to enter to win the $500 Amazon giveaway!).

July 27: Make some water music on the boardwalk (Boston)

July 27: Free outdoor concert featuring Benkadi Drum and Dance (Cambridge)

July 27: Tim and the Space Cadets perform in the Regatta Bar's Kids' Series (Cambridge)

July 27: Enjoy a free concert with Fretbox Trio (Somerville)

July 27: Gearapalooza baby gear and registry event features top gear vendors, contests, and gift bags (Wellesley)

July 27 - August 1: The fabulous Woods Hole Film Festival. (Woods Hole)

July 28: Get your toes tapping with OrigiNation & friends (Boston)

July 28: Karen K and the Jitterbugs perform at this free concert in the park (Boston)

July 28: Take in a free Contra dance lesson and then dance the night away at Faneuil Hall (Boston)

July 28: Take a ferry and make an island-themed arts and craft project (Boston)

July 28: Teens perform free plays based on children's books, poems, music and dance (Cambridge)

July 28: A free Vanessa Trien and The Jumping Monkeys concert (Chestnut Hill)

July 28: Ethan Rossiter & the Jamberries perform a free concert at Wright's Pond (Medford)

July 28: A second free appearance today by Karen K and the Jitterbugs, this time on the common (Newton)

July 28: A nature-themed scavenger hunt in the woods (Stoneham)

July 28: A hike for babies and the parents who hold them (Stoneham)

July 28: What Is a Bug is the theme of this week's nature adventure with picture books (Topsfield)

July 28: Celebrate Beatrix Potter’s birthday! (Watertown)

July 28: Learn about pollinators and other insects beneficial in the garden (Wellesley)

July 29: Payson Park Music Festival presents a sunset concert featuring Belmont Community Summer Band and di bostoner klezmer (Belmont)

July 29: Oh, Malô performs at the Rose Kennedy Greenway. (Boston)

July 29: Free tennis lessons for kids ages 3-6, racquets provided (Boston)

July 29: Women in World Jazz concert in the park is music for the whole family (Boston)

July 29: Free outdoor concert featuring Jenny the Juggler (Cambridge)

July 29: Free art, snacks, juggling clown show, and trolley park rides! (Lowell)

July 29: Boston Landmarks Orchestra presents a free concert, A Night at the Ballet, at the Hatch Shell (Boston)

July 30: A picnic concert with Karen K and the Jitterbugs (Arlington)

July 30: Free concert in the courtyard with 3 Sudacas (Boston)

July 30: Grand opening of the Boston Public Market, with fresh locally-sourced food (Boston)

July 30 - August 2: St. Aggripina Feast celebration in the North End. (Boston)

July 30: A live, acoustic performance by the Hayley Sabella & Billington Sea (Chestnut Hill)

July 30: Learn hula hoop tricks and take in a special performance (Easton)

July 30: The Love Dogs perform a mix of jazz and jive (Harvard)

July 30: Free art, snacks, magic show, and trolley park rides! (Lowell)

July 30: A free concert featuring Howie Newman and Jackie Damsky (Quincy)

July 30: Enjoy a free concert with Ross Livermore Band (Somerville)

July 30: Explore the forest floor and construct elf houses with the materials found (Topsfield)

July 30: Enjoy a free viewing of The Philadelphia Story at the mansion (Waltham)

July 30: Take in a free concert with Ben Rudnick & Friends at the farm (Winchester)

July 31: Free Friday Night Fun at the Discovery Museums (Acton)

July 31: Free Fun Friday at the Eric Carle Museum (Amherst)

July 31: An all-female cast at this free performance of Macbeth (Arlington)

July 31: A morning kids concert featuring Vanessa Trien & The Jumping Monkeys (Belmont)

July 31: Always Learning program at the Children’s Museum reduces summer learning loss (Boston)

July 31: Take in a free viewing of Field of Dreams (Boston)

July 31: KidsJam dance party, led by kids and supported by adults (Boston)

July 31-August 2: A parade, bands, artists, and activities are highlights of this Puerto Rican Festival (Boston)

July 31: Free jazz concert by Planet Radio before tonight’s performance of King Lear (Boston)

July 31: Free concert in the courtyard with The Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras' Intensive Community Program (Boston)

July 31: Enjoy a free outdoor viewing of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (Boston)

July 31: Lunchtime concert on the lawn, featuring Novi (Boston)

July 31: Free Fun Friday at the Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston)

July 31: Free Fun Friday at the Cape Cod Museum of Art (Dennis)

July 31: Free Fun Friday at the Garden In the Woods (Framingham)

July 31: Celebrate this month's blue moon with a beach stroll, toasted marshmallows, and perhaps a moonlight dance (Ipswich)

July 31: Relax with an outdoor concert (Lexington)

July 31: Free Fun Friday at the American Textile History Museum (Lowell)

July 31: Play with farm animals at this free petting zoo (Newton)

July 31: Free Fun Friday at the Sandwich Glass Museum (Sandwich)

July 31: Free Fun Friday at the Wenham Museum (Wenham)

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