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

Weekly Blueprint

Happy Monday everyone, I hope you had a great weekend. After the craziness of last week, it was so great to unplug! I have about 8,293 emails to dig through so I’m going to get right to the Weekly Blueprint. ENJOY! Also, don’t forget to enter to win this amazing bicycle giveaway!

Monday

July 18: Teens are invited to take part in a conversation on racial justice and the youth movement (Boston)

July 18: Stories and Song in the Park with library staff (Cambridge)

July 18: There's a free concert by Neo Gcabo at Regattabar (Cambridge)

July 18: Puppets bring Caps For Sale to life (Watertown)

July 18-22: BPL’s summer reading program brings sports themed activities, crafts, conversations about tide pools, sharks, and lobsters, and more (Boston)

July 18-22: James Fernando performs at Brewer Plaza all week (Boston)

July 18-July 29: Stop in at the Duxbury Music Festival (Duxbury)

Tuesday

July 19: Harshitha Krishnan, a vocalist of Indian origin from Nigeria, performs a free concert at the Pru (Boston)

July 19: In the morning, enjoy a Children's Playhouse featuring OrigiNation, in the evening stop in for an old school dance band concert by E-Water Band (Boston)

July 19: Daniel Patiño performs a free concert on Summer Street (Boston)

July 19: Enjoy storytelling by Tony Toledo (Boston)

July 19: Soul City performs a free concert at the Boston Harbor Hotel (Boston)

July 19: Take in a free On the MOVE! fitness class for kids (Boston)

July 19: Wayne Potash puts on a free concert at Titus Sparrow Park (Boston)

July 19: Get together on The Green for fitness fun for small children (Chestnut Hill)

July 19: See Inside Out during Derby Street Summer Fun, with games, music, and face painting (Hingham)

July 19: Enjoy a free concert with Vanessa Trien & the Jumping Monkeys at Wright's Pond (Medford)

July 19: Peek A Blue Hikes involve a stroll to explore outdoors (Milton)

July 19: Newton Community Pride presents a free Judy Pancoast concert (Newton)

July 19: Read Crickets and Grasshoppers, and then go find them in the wild (Topsfield)

Wednesday

July 20: 4Ever Fab Beatles Tribute Band perform a free concert as part of the Payson Park Music Festival (Belmont)

July 20: Take in a special free concert by the Landmarks Orchestra, Pictures at an Exhibition, honoring the life and passions of Isabella Stewart Gardner (Boston)

July 20: Kristin Corpuz performs a free concert at the Harvard Longwood Campus (Boston)

July 20: Stop by an Open Air Art Studio for a free, fun project (Boston)

July 20: Alex MacDougall Band plays a free rat pack concert (Boston)

July 20: Dear June performs a free concert at the Boston Public Library (Boston)

July 20: Pete Kilpatrick Band performs a free pop/folk concert at Emerson Garden (Brookline)

July 20: Bring a book report for free admission to Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (Dedham)

July 20: Explore a variety of activities including puppet making, with Rosalita's Puppets presenting "The Fairytale Olympics" (Easton)

July 20: Enjoy a free viewing of Finding Nemo when the sun goes down (Gloucester)

July 20: Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys perform a fun concert for children (Hingham)

July 20: Enjoy Story Hour at Weir River Farm (Hingham)

July 20: O'Shea-Chaplin Irish Dancers perform as part of the Lowell Summer Music Series (Lowell)

July 20: Participate in The Great Caterpillar Hunt (Southborough)

July 20-23: Brave Bucket Company performs Help Save the Monkey at the Puppet Showplace Theatre (Brookline)

Thursday

July 21: Doggy Days: Tail Tales with Abby, a certified therapy dog (Acton)

July 1`: Alaistair Moock performs a free, fun concert on the Robbins Library Lawn (Arlington)

July 21: Daniel Patiño performs a free concert on Summer Street (Boston)

July 21: Enjoy a free performance of Love's Labour's Lost on the Common (Boston)

July 21: Conjunto Chevere performs in Mozart Park as part of the Tito Puente Latin Music Series (Boston)

July 21: Corinne and Collin perform a haunting free concert at Boston Public Market (Boston)

July 21: Take in a free On the MOVE! fitness class for kids (Boston)

July 21: Jazz Night with Sounds of Italy: Scanzonati in Christopher Columbus Park (Boston)

July 21: Maximalist Quartet performs a free concert at Brewer Plaza (Boston)

July 21:  Louis Bello performs a free Blues Concert at the Boston Harbor Hotel (Boston)

July 21: RickExpress puts on a unique concert at the Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston)

July 21: Head to the Charlestown Navy Yard for a free rock 'n' roll concert by Dear June (Boston)

July 21: Swedish bassist and composer Simon Fagerstedt performs a free concert at Atlantic Wharf (Boston)

July 21: RickExpress has a unique style, and performs a free concert at Kendall Square (Cambridge)

July 21: Enjoy a free concert by Sumner and Moss at Club Passim (Cambridge)

July 21: Juan Mejia puts on a free performance in Kendall Plaza (Cambridge)

July 21: The Conneely Sisters perform in concert with Nathan Gourley at the Irish Cultural Center (Canton)

July 21: Opening night of Beauty and the Beast, performed by South Shore Music Circus (Cohasset)

July 21: It's Engineering Day at the Children's Museum in Easton (Easton)

July 21: Head to the Fruitlands Museum for a Broadway’s Best concert (Harvard)

July 21: Bring a picnic to the Crane Estate and enjoy Soul, Motown & Funk by Soul City (Ipswich)

July 21: Dinoman! performs a free dinosaur show (Lowell)

July 21: Circle the Square Street Festival is a festival-style street fair on the third Thursday each summer month with live performances, local artisans, crafts, and more (Medford)

July 21: Bring the family to enjoy free music, inflatables, popcorn and cotton candy, then stay for a viewing of Monsters Inc (Revere)

July 21: Ceci Juno and Seven to Five put on a free concert at Assembly Row (Somerville)

July 21: Take in a performance by world music vocal trio Dashina (Wakefield)

July 21: There's a free viewing of Beetlejuice at the Lyman Estate, with musical entertainment by the Waltham High School show band (Waltham)

July 21: The Watertown Children’s Theater’s Break A Leg Troupe present “The Day the Crayons Quit” (Watertown)

July 21: Willie T & Dr. X perform a free concert at Wright-Locke Farm (Winchester)

Friday

July 22: Enjoy Free Friday Night Fun at the Discovery Museums (Acton)

July 22: It’s Free Fun Friday at The Eric Carle Museum (Amherst)

July 22: Take in a free concert by Karen K and The Jitterbugs (Belmont)

July 22: Folk duo Sumner and Moss perform a free concert in Sam Adams Park (Boston)

July 22: It’s Free Fun Friday at the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University (Boston)

July 22: Kathryn Hallberg performs a free pop and country concert at The Lawn on D (Boston)

July 22: It’s Free Fun Friday at the Boston Harbor Islands National Park (Boston)

July 22: Enjoy a free viewing of Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom (Boston)

July 22: Listen to a free concert by emerging artist Sloane Skylar (Boston)

July 22: Jazz musician Marco Bolfelli performs a free concert at Regattabar (Cambridge)

July 22: It’s Free Fun Friday at the Museum of Russian Icons (Clinton)

July 22: It’s Free Fun Friday at the Cape Cod Museum of Art (Dennis)

July 22: It’s Free Fun Friday at the Fruitlands Museum (Harvard)

July 22: An evening hike, stargazing, and s'mores (Ipswich)

July 22: Take part in an evening hayride and campfire, with stories, s'mores and a special night-time visitor (Lincoln)

July 22: Celebrate summer nights with ice cream and fireflies (Natick)

July 22: It’s Free Fun Friday at the New Bedford Whaling Museum (New Bedford)

July 22: It’s Free Fun Friday at the Pilgrim Hall Museum(Plymouth)

July 22: Take a peek at some talented work in the sand at the International Sand Sculpting Festival at Revere Beach (Revere)

July 22-24: Paddington Bear comes to Edaville (Carver)


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Weekend Roundup

Weekend Roundup