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 Sunday everyone, I hope you’re having a great weekend! I’ve got a quiet moment here so I’m dropping the Weekly Blueprint early – enjoy and share!

Monday

August 15: Learn about the behind the scenes jobs and people who make theater come to life during Curtain Up (Boston)

August 15: Take a tour and make some art on an MFA playdate (Boston)

August 15: Get ready to dance and sing along at the Cambridge Public Library (Cambridge)

August 15: Carlos Capacho, cuatro soloist, performs a free concert at Regattabar (Cambridge)

August 15-19: BPL’s summer reading program brings historic New England sports and the storymobile (Boston)

August 15-19: Zahili Gonzalez Zamora performs free concerts on Brewer Plaza all week (Boston)

Tuesday

August 16: It's Family Night at Chill on Park (Boston)

August 16: Rolie Polie Guacamole performs a free concert at Titus Sparrow Park (Boston)

August 16: Doria Hughes is this week's storyteller at Faneuil Hall (Boston)

August 16: Take in a free On the MOVE! fitness class for kids (Boston)

August 16: Jose Soto performs a free concert on Summer Street (Boston)

August 16: Take in a free pop-soul concert by Ray Greene (Boston)

August 16: Pack a lunch and enjoy a Children’s Playhouse featuring OrigiNation (Boston)

August 16: Head to The Street for an exciting musical adventure with Kidville (Chestnut Hill)

August 16: Fish Prints for Kids starts with a scavenger hunt and winds up as an art project (Ipswich)

August 16: Come down to the green and enjoy pre-show activities and an outdoor viewing of The Iron Giant (Lynnfield)

August 16: A family concert featuring Ben Rudnick, with music, dancing, free books, and art activities (Medford)

Wednesday

August 17: Enjoy a free outdoor concert with Martin & Kelly Rockin' Country (Belmont)

August 17: James Fernando performs a free jazz concert in the beautiful courtyard at the library (Boston)

August 17: Stop by an open air art studio for a free, fun art project (Boston)

August 17: Kyle Thornton & the Company perform a free soul/blues concert at the Harvard Longwood Campus (Boston)

August 17: Landmarks Orchestra presents a Footloose and Fancy Free concert (Boston)

August 17: Justin Beech Band puts on a Rat Pack-style concert at the Boston Harbor Hotel (Boston)

August 17: Head to the library to hear Stupendous Storytelling with Tony Toledo (Cambridge)

August 17: Read, explore beans, and make a recipe or craft during Read and Explore: Jack and the (Baked) Beanstalk (Canton)

August 17: It's Pirate Day at the Children's Museum (Easton)

August 17: Take part in Access Day, a free program full of all-inclusive programming for the whole family (Lincoln)

Thursday

August 18: Head to Buttons and Bows to meet Curious George (Acton)

August 18: Jose Soto performs a free concert on Summer Street (Boston)

August 18: Electronic duo Sleeping Lion and psychedelic folk rock band iives will each perform a set of music at the ICA (Boston)

August 18: Enjoy ice cream samples and a children's story hour, themed Folktales from the Far Side of the World (Boston)

August 18: MIXCLA performs a free concert at Brewer Plaza (Boston)

August 18: A free blues concert by James Montgomery (Boston)

August 18: Take in a free On the MOVE! fitness class for kids (Boston)

August 18: The Ladles' three-part female harmony will delight during their free concert at Club Passim (Cambridge)

August 18: Maddy Myers performs a free concert in Kendall Square (Cambridge)

August 18: Kathryn Hallberg performs a free pop and country song at Kendall Plaza (Cambridge)

August 18: South Shore Music Circus presents a fun-filled show, Cinderella's Wedding (Cohasset)

August 18: Enjoy a petting zoo with ducklings, bunnies, chickens, and more (Easton)

August 18th: End of Summer Bash at Derby Street with Josh & the Jamtones and A Fire Truck for All Occasions (Hingham)

August 18: Head to the Crane Estate for a rock funk jam band concert by Entrain (Ipswich)

August 18: 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)

August 18: Orlando Retana performs a free concert at Assembly Row (Somerville)

August 18: a l e a performs a free concert at the Wakefield Library (Wakefield)

August 18-21: Fisherman’s Feast Boston’s oldest continuous Italian festival has delicious food, live music, processions, children’s activities, and more (Boston)

Friday

August 19: It’s Free Fun Friday at The Discovery Museums (Acton)

August 19: Brenna Carroll performs a free lunchtime concert at the Lawn on D (Boston)

August 19: It’s Free Fun Friday at The New England Historic Genealogical Society (Boston)

August 19: Celebrate The Kitchen's 1st birthday with free cake, cooking demos, board games, bingo, and a scavenger hunt (Boston)

August 19: Take in a free viewing of UP at the Hatch Shell (Boston)

August 19: a l e a performs a free concert on the Greenway (Boston)

August 19: Visit the Museum of Science for their Astronomy After Hours program (Boston)

August 19: Enjoy a free viewing of The Sandlot at the Boston Harbor Hotel (Boston)

August 19: Kidstock! presents a performance of Little Red Robbing Hood on Georges Island (Boston)

August 19: It’s Free Fun Friday at The Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston)

August 19: There's a Family Dance Party at the library (Cambridge)

August 19: It’s Free Fun Friday at The USS Constitution Museum (Charlestown)

August 19: Experience a unique art exhibit in Art Blast: Blank Slate Art at the Ames Estate (Easton)

August 19: It’s Free Fun Friday at The Children's Museum of Greater Fall River (Fall River)

August 19: Join a family-friendly Friday Farm Dinner at Appleton Farms (Hamilton)

August 19: Clam-O-Rama! Wild Edibles from the Marsh is an edible adventure for the whole family (Ipswich)

August 19: The Tim Gartland Group brings classic rhythm and blues to the Lexington summer concert series (Lexington)

August 19: Enjoy a viewing of Toy Story under the stars at Governor Hutchinson's Field (Milton)

August 19: Celebrate roast corn at Gore Place (Waltham)

August 19: It’s Free Fun Friday at The EcoTarium (Worcester)

August 19-21: Enjoy live music and dance performances, an eco-fashion show, an art piece created by the community, inspiring speakers, and more at eco-friendly festival Boston GreenFest (Boston)


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Weekend Roundup

Weekend Roundup