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! If you’re looking for something to do this week, there’s no shortage of options via the Weekly Blueprint. Enjoy and share! Also, I’m going to start reviewing applicants for my Creative Assistant position soon, so please toss your hat in the ring if this job appeals to you!

Monday

August 8: Get ready to dance and sing along at the Cambridge Public Library (Cambridge)

August 8: Danae Greenfield performs a free piano concert at Regattabar (Cambridge)

August 8: Dress up in costume and take a Wild Walk through the World's End Reservation (Hingham)

August 8: Enjoy a free concert during Matt Heaton's Toddlerbilly Taco Takeover at ONCE (Somerville)

August 8-12: BPL’s summer reading program brings historic New England sports, craft activities, all star storytime, presentations by the New England Aquarium, and the storymobile (Boston)

August 8-12: Jenny Xu, a Canadian jazz pianist and vocalist, performs free concerts on Brewer Plaza all week (Boston)

Tuesday

August 9: It's Family Night at Chill on Park (Boston)

August 9: Matt Heaton performs a free concert at Titus Sparrow Park (Boston)

August 9: Take in a free pop-soul concert by Sweet Tooth & The Sugar Babies (Boston)

August 9: Dear June performs a free rock 'n' roll concert on Summer Street (Boston)

August 9: Take in a free On the MOVE! fitness class for kids (Boston)

August 9: Pack a lunch and enjoy a Children’s Playhouse featuring OrigiNation (Boston)

August 9: Alicia Quintano is this week's storyteller at Faneuil Hall (Boston)

August 9: Head to The Street for an exciting musical adventure with Kidville (Chestnut Hill)

August 9: Music and dancing with a performance by Stacey Peasley (plus it's free cone day at Rancatore's) (Chestnut Hill)

August 9: Come down to the green and enjoy pre-show activities and an outdoor viewing of The Lorax (Lynnfield)

August 9: A family concert featuring All Hands Drumming, with music, dancing, free books, and art activities (Medford)

Wednesday

August 10: Create dynamic drawings using simple DIY robotic contraptions with artist Kim Bernard (Acton)

August 10: Enjoy a free outdoor concert with Four Guys in Tuxes (Belmont)

August 10: Chris Jason performs Sinatra Live at the Boston Harbor Hotel (Boston)

August 10: Jacob McCaslin performs a free concert on the Harvard Longwood Campus (Boston)

August 10: Kenyan singer-songwriter Njoki Karu performs a free concert in the courtyard at the library (Boston)

August 10: Stop by an open air art studio for a free, fun art project (Boston)

August 10: Landmarks Orchestra presents a Lollapalooza of sundry styles and celebrated classics (Boston)

August 10: Chasing Blue performs a free bluegrass concert in Waldstein Park (Brookline)

August 10: Find your inner dancer at story time, with a special guest from the Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre (Cambridge)

August 10: Train like a Super Hero with Superhero Girl (Easton)

August 10: There's a free viewing of Inside Out as part of the Harborwalk Summer Series (Gloucester)

August 10: Meet the animals during story hour at Weir River Farm (Hingham)

August 10: Play, experiment, and engineer together at the deCordova Sculpture Park (Lincoln)

August 10: Sit back and enjoy a free concert by Ben Rudnick & Friends (Lowell)

August 10-13: Catch a performance of The Pirate, the Princess, and the Pea, presented by Crabgrass Puppet Theatre (Brookline)

Thursday

August 11: Enjoy free face painting at Buttons and Bows (Acton)

August 11: A free evening concert by Karen K & the Jitterbugs at the library (Arlington)

August 11: It's Neighborhood Night at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, with art, music, and family fun (Boston)

August 11: A free blues concert by Bruce Marshall (Boston)

August 11: Dear June performs a free rock 'n' roll concert on Summer Street (Boston)

August 11: ChoroBop performs a free concert at the ICA (Boston)

August 11: Take in a free On the MOVE! fitness class for kids (Boston)

August 11: Downtempo electronic duo Sleeping Lion performs a free concert at the Boston Public Market (Boston)

August 11: The Remedy performs a free concert as part of the Tito Puente Latin Music Series (Boston)

August 11: Juidero performs a free Dominican folkloric concert at Charlesview (Brighton)

August 11: Mike the Bubble Man helps kids discover and explore bubbles (Cambridge)

August 11: ChoroBop performs a free concert in Kendall Square (Cambridge)

August 11: Stephanie James brings a free concert to Kendall Plaza (Cambridge)

August 11: Honeysuckle performs progressive folk at Club Passim (Cambridge)

August 11: A group swing dance lesson, followed by a Big Band Swing concert by Beantown Swing Orchestra (Ipswich)

August 11: The Red Trouser Show brings award-winning feats of acrobatics and comedy (Lowell)

August 11: LANDS is a nine-member soul band performing a free concert at Assembly Row (Somerville)

August 11: MIXCLA performs a free concert at the Wakefield Library (Wakefield)

Friday

August 12: It's time for free Friday night fun at the Discovery Museums (Acton)

August 12: It’s Free Fun Friday at The Emily Dickinson Museum (Amherst)

August 12: It’s Free Fun Friday at The Museum of the NCAAA (Boston)

August 12: MIXCLA performs a free concert at the Lawn on D (Boston)

August 12: Take in a free viewing of Jurassic World at the Hatch Shell (Boston)

August 12: Kidstock! presents a performance of Goldi Lochness on Georges Island (Boston)

August 12: MIXCLA performs a free concert on the Greenway (Boston)

August 12: Visit the Museum of Science for their Astronomy After Hours program

August 12: Enjoy a free viewing of Toy Story at the Boston Harbor Hotel (Boston)

August 12: It’s Free Fun Friday at The MIT Museum (Cambridge)

August 12: It’s Free Fun Friday at Waterworks Museum (Chestnut Hill)

August 12: It’s Free Fun Friday at The Concord Museum (Concord)

August 12: Bring a picnic and chat with a local astronomer at Powisset Farm's Star Party to learn more about objects in the night sky (Dover)

August 12: It’s Free Fun Friday at The Garden in the Woods (Framingham)

August 12: It’s Free Fun Friday at The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center (Great Barrington)

August 12: Join a family-friendly Friday Farm Dinner at Appleton Farms (Hamilton)

August 12: Hike along the beach, spot the Perseids meteor showers, and enjoy s'mores and lemonade around a bonfire (Ipswich)

August 12: The Soft Touch Dance Band brings their big band brass sound to the Lexington summer concert series (Lexington)

August 12: Enjoy stories around the campfire and spot falling stars during Stars, S'mores, and Meteors, Perseid Edition (Milton)

August 12: Join a Shooting Star Campout at Governor Hutchinson's Field (Milton)

August 12: It's an afternoon of flower crown making at the Stevens-Coolidge Place (North Andover)

August 12: It’s Free Fun Friday at Naumkeag (Stockbridge)

August 12: Try to catch the Perseids meteor showers using the telescope at Bird Park (Walpole)

August 12: Learn about the wonderful world of carnivorous plants (Wellesley)

August 12-14: The largest comic book and pop culture convention in New England comes to town during Boston Comic Con (Boston)


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