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

Weekend Roundup

Happy Friday everyone, how awesome is it to see this sun this morning? It's been another busy week but I'm gearing up to tackle a lot of projects today so I can sail happily into the weekend! And speaking of weekend, if you're looking for something to do this weekend, enjoy this roundup of 45 events, lovingly curated for your consideration. Also, I'd love for you to read this post on the lifelong journey of responsibility (epic throwback photos are involved!).

1. Sensory-friendly and audio-described performances of Peter Pan (Acton)

2. Family Folk Chorale presents the music of Stevie Wonder (Arlington)

3. Compare and contrast birds and insects (Belmont)

4. Neighborhood Arts Community Concert with Boston Public Quartet (Boston)

5. O Happy Port! is a journey through Boston's history (Boston)

6. The woodcock skydance is part of a magical evening (Boston)

7. The 2nd Annual Community 5K Race to benefit ATASK (Boston)

8. An avant-garde presentation of Alice in Wonderland (Boston)

9. Family Yoga at Chakra Shuddhi Yoga (Boston)

10. Le Bestiaire workshop allows children to create their own animal costumes (Boston)

11. NEMPAC's 2016 Perform-a-thon, featuring students and faculty (Boston)

12. KidsBuild! At the Boston Society of Architects Space (Boston)

13. AD 20/21: Art & Design of the 20th and 21st Century and Boston Print Fair  (Boston)

14. ADL "A Nation of Immigrants" Community Seder (Boston)

15. Two performances of a special family version of Rossini’s Cinderella (Boston)

16. At the Model Matzah Bakery, children do the work from farm to table (Brookline)

17. Davey the Clown performs physical comedy, unicycling, juggling, and more (Brookline)

18. Liz Joyce & A Couple of Puppets present The Doubtful Sprout (Brookline)

19. A drawing class to help children learn to capture prehistoric animals (Cambridge)

20. Sasso and Company present Dancing the Distance (Cambridge)

21. Boston Lamb Jam (Cambridge)

22. 2nd Annual Vecna Cares Robot Race and Human 5k (Cambridge)

23. Free admission, guided nature walk, and art activities at the Museum of American Bird Art (Canton)

24. Minute companies, fife and drum units, reenactment units, and more pay remembrance to the fight at Meriam's Corner (Concord)

25. Make your own kite and fly it at Kite Day at Cogswell's Grant (Essex)

26. A chocolate seder, with sweets substuting for traditional Passover foods (Framingham)

27. Grilled Cheese Weekend at Wilson Farm (Lexington)

28. 100th Day Celebration at Drumlin Farm, with a walk, drop in programs, and more (Lincoln)

29. Accessible Explorations: a Farm-Based Program for Children with Autism (Lincoln)

30. Take a guided hike to the highest peak in the Blue Hills range, Great Blue Hill (Milton)

31. Learn about the American Woodcock and then try to find them in the wild (Milton)

32. Laura Doherty performs acoustic folk-pop at TCAN (Natick)

33. Explore the marshes during Broadmoor’s 100th Day celebration (Natick)

34. Family Fun Day with Karen K & the Jitterbugs (Newton)

35. The Very Hungry Caterpillar and other Eric Carle Favorites are presented with blacklight and incredible puppets (Newton)

36. A Musical Springtime with Beethoven's "Pastoral Symphony," visual art, and an instrument petting zoo (Newton Centre)

37. Amphibians After Dark has music, skits, games, animals, and more (Norfolk)

38. Neverland Theatre presents The Dr. Seuss Show (Salem)

39. The Sound of Music Youth Version is presented by the Neverland Theatre (Salem)

40. Search for spring ephemerals on the Farandnear trails (Shirley)

41. Kids Union Outdoor Dance Party with Arts Union (Somerville)

42. Tales of Passover and a haggadah hunt (Somerville)

43. Tamagawa Taiko & Dance is an evening filled with drumming and folkloric movement (Wellesley)

44. The opening game of the Boston Roller Derby season (Wilmington)

45. Participate in Broad Meadow Brook’s Annual Earth Day Clean-Up (Worcester)

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