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 fantastic week! I just got back from a (surprisingly) fantastic run and it's really starting to feel like fall. I'm both not wanting to summer to end and ready to get back into a routine with the kids. And speaking of routine, be sure to give the new Edit Your Life episode on school lunch solutions a listen if you're dreading that part of the back to school routine! Meanwhile, enjoy this roundup of 20 events for the weekend!

1. Saint Anthony’s Feast takes place in the North End with parades and entertainment (Boston)

2. The Boston Carnival comes to a close (Boston)

3. Take in a Red Sox game on the big screen at the Lawn on D -- there are also speed pitches and wiffle ball games (Boston)

4. The Kidzbop tour is back in town (Boston)

5. There’s an interactive tour of Spectacle Island designed just for children (Boston)

6. Explore the Greenway by bicycle (Boston)

7. Take in a free viewing of Despicable Me under the stars (Boston)

8. An estate-wide treasure hunt for the whole family, using compass and map (Canton)

9. Join a family-friendly potluck dinner at the barn (Dover)

10. A hands-on cooking class featuring corn and tomatoes (Dover)

11. Fun in the farm yard with new activities every half hour (Ipswich)

12. Build a fairy house and enjoy a story hour, face painting, and healthy snacks (Malden)

13. The Marshfield Fair continues through this weekend! (Marshfield)

14. Downtown Plymouth Waterfront Festival features crafts, food trucks, a car show, and the famous Ducky Dash Race (Plymouth)

15. Learn new fishing tips and techniques (Royalston)

16. Live country music, line dancing, barbecue, and so much more (Salem)

17. This philanthropic music festival includes a cookie bake-off and beach yoga (Salisbury)

18. Legoland Discover Center hosts Lego Ninjago Days where you can build skills and enjoy a scavenger hunt (Somerville)

19. Enjoy a free outdoor viewing of Maleficent (Somerville)

20. Outdoor games in the park (Cambridge)

Image credit: Legoland Discovery Center


Weekly Blueprint

Edit Your Life Episode 4: School Lunch Solutions