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, I hope you're having a great week! I've got to run out shortly to film a TV segment so I'm going to get right to it. Enjoy this roundup of 35 weekend events, lovingly curated for your consideration!

1. Family FunFest features live music, food trucks, and carnival games (Acton)

2. Arlington Porchfest gets the music of more than 100 bands out and playing on porches around town (Arlington)

3. Decorate bandannas using sharpie markers and rubbing alcohol (Boston)

4. Celebrate Super Hero Day at the Franklin Park Zoo (Boston)

5. Immerse yourself in the new exhibit, Spiders Alive!, at the Museum of Science (Boston)

6. Head to the Boston Common to see the Red Sox vs the Twins on the big screen during Out of the Park (Boston)

7. Take part in the Spectacle Island 5k and Kid's Fun Run (Boston)

8. Drop in at the Boston Nature Center and take a peek inside the bee hives and learn all about the creatures who live there (Boston)

9. Mattapan Moving For Life is a day of fitness, food, and fun (Boston)

10. The Fuller Craft Museum hosts the 2nd Annual South Shore Indie Music Festival (Brockton)

11. The Village Fair celebrates everything that makes Brookline Village a great place, there's food, music, and fun family activities (Brookline)

12. The Puppet Showplace Theatre presents The Swan by Le Théâtre de Deux Mains (Brookline)

13. The Dragon Boat Festival features races and a festival with demonstrations, music, art, food, and more (Cambridge)

14. Backyard Block Party, with demonstrations, bubbles, games, popcorn, and more (Cambridge)

15. 10th Annual Family Music Festival brings musical fun and activities for the whole family (Cambridge)

16. 9th Annual Fresh Pond Day with a bicycle and wildlife parade, live music, wildlife demos, and more (Cambridge)

17. Dance For World Community Festival is a free festival with performances and dance classes (Cambridge)

18. The Mildam Ducky Race and Fair is a fun, family-friendly event (Concord)

19. The Strawberry Festival in Gloucester has live animals, beer tastings, music, a farmer's market, and much more (Gloucester)

20. A family pop up event, Bugs, Slugs, and Other Ugs! (Gloucester)

21. Participate in a Geology Walk and search for signs of igneous bedrock, volcanoes, submarine mudslides, and more (Hingham)

22. 30th Annual Hudson Fest has music, vendors, fun for children, and much more (Hudson)

23. Take a guided stroll around a farm, explore a milking parlor, get close to a calf, and learn how to make butter (Ipswich)

24. An exciting day of play at Colonial Games Day (Lexington)

25. Free hayrides, cattle viewing, cheese, butter, and ice cream making demonstrations, and more at Dairy Day (Lincoln)

26. Newton Highlands Village Day has a road race, music and dance performances, a magician, and lots more (Newton)

27. A complimentary Shavuot Sundae Party, with lots of desserts and a reading of the commandments (Newton)

28. Bring your bear and head to the Stevens-Coolidge Place for a Teddy Bear Picnic with activities, crafts, and sing-a-longs (North Andover)

29. A 4D movie premiere of Nexo Knights in the Book of Creativity at Legoland (Somerville)

30. Take a walk in the meadow and see if you can spot the Return of the Bobolink (Southborough)

31. The Strawberry Festival in Topsfield not only has delicious strawberry shortcake, it also offers games, house tours, live music, and arts and crafts (Topsfield)

32. Festival By The Lake has live music, face painting, and games on Lake Quannapowitt (Wakefield)

33. Take part in a Wee Woodland Fairy Festival, with many activities including Fairy Yoga and a Fairy Tea Party (Wenham)

34. TouchTomorrow, a festival of science, technology and robots (Worcester)

35. Sheep shearing, border collie herding, wool vendors, fun, and games at the Sheep Festival at the Taylor Bray Farm (Yarmouth Port)


Weekly Blueprint

Weekly Blueprint

15 Massachusetts Strawberry Festivals

15 Massachusetts Strawberry Festivals