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 all enjoying a great week and finding a rhythm with back to school! I'm looking forward to a relaxed weekend, hopefully including some sleeping in, given that we're all working on an earlier timetable. To that effect, if you're looking for something fun to do this weekend, enjoy this roundup of 27 events! And give a listen to yesterday's Edit Your Life episode on juggling social commitments

1. Take a listening walk through the woods at the Great Hill Conservation and Recreation Land (Acton)

2. Second night of a figure skating exhibition to raise money for a great cause (Allston)

3. Turn off the TV and celebrate Worldwide Day of Play at the Children's Museum (Boston)

4. Take in a free performance by the BSO at Roxbury Tower (Boston)

5. Let's Dance Boston features a salsa party with complimentary dance lessons on Saturday, swing dancing on Sunday (Boston)

6. Celebrate Greek art and culture at Greek Community Day at the MFA (Boston)

7. Hub on Wheels bike event will bring a ride, stunt shows, music, and a block party (Boston)

8. Search for butterflies in the wild after learning all about monarchs in this Butterfly Bon Voyage (Boston)

9. Enjoy chef demos, music, family fun zone, and much more at the Boston Local Food Festival (Boston)

10. It’s the last weekend to take a ride on the swan boats for this season (Boston)

11. Hands on activities and observation help kids learn all about owls (Cambridge)

12. There's a Family Fall Festival at CambridgeSide Galleria, with entertainment, games and more (Cambridge)

13. Celebrate the change in season with family friendly activities, a parade of puppets, and communal singing at the Annual Revels RiverSing (Cambridge)

14. The New Philharmonia Orchestra performs at this Pops Concert + Picnic (Chestnut Hill)

15. Explore the Sudbury River by canoe and gain new perspective on local wildlife (Concord)

16. Young farmers will enjoy visiting chickens, collecting eggs, and making omelets in this Nest to Table event (Dover)

17. The Annual Harvest Fair has food booths, a craft fair, silent auction, farm animals, bouncy house and more (Holliston)

18. An easy way to travel to Choate Island where there's exploration, a treasure hunt, and refreshments (Ipswich)

19. At this month's ARTfull Explorations at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, the focus is Dot Day (Lincoln)

20. Play Date performs in an upbeat, cheerful, inspiring concert (Natick)

21. Newton Community Farm's Annual Fall Festival features pumpkin decorating, face painting, corn hole, live music, and much more (Newton)

22. The Newton Jazz Festival has great music, food, craft booths, and more (Newton)

23. It's opening weekend for Strandbeest, and you're invited to build a beest of your own (Salem)

24. Davis Farmland hosts a Harvest Hoedown, with apple bowling, pie eating contest, and the chance to drive a tractor (Sterling)

25. Enjoy this free family fun art event at the Arsenal, with creative projects and games (Watertown)

26. The Arsenal also presents In the Woods, an interactive drop in program that brings the joy of outdoors inside (Watertown)

27. A family-friendly exhibit opening for Animal Tales: sculpture by Nancy Schön (Wenham)

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