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!

February Vacation Mega-Roundup!

February Vacation Mega-Roundup!

Hello, hello everyone! I hope you're having a great break! If you're in need of some staycation ideas, look no further than this February vacation mega-roundup!

Monday

February 20: Free admission at the ICA in honor of President’s Day provides the perfect opportunity to take in three new exhibitions (Boston)

February 20: Join the birthday celebrations for Little Joe, a western lowland gorilla (Boston)

February 20: JFK Library and Museum hosts its annual Family Festival featuring presidential storytelling, creative activities, musical performances, and more (Boston)

February 20: Ride Kissimmee’s Free Freezin’ Gator Zipline (Boston)

February 20: Morningstar Access Program offers children with special needs the opportunity to visit the Boston Children’s Museum at a time when there are only a few other visitors (Boston)

February 20: Tanglewood Marionettes performs Hansel and Gretel (Brookline)

February 20: Stop by Quincy’s Winter Festival for live music, fire breathing, stilting, marionettes, and more (Quincy)

February 20: It’s a Toddlerbilly Taco Takeover with Matt Heaton (Somerville)

February 20: Participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count (Various Locations)

February 20: Catch a showing of Frozen on the big screen (Various Locations)

February 20-23: Take in a Marketplace Movie at Faneuil Hall (Boston)

February 20-24: It’s Pet Appreciation Week at Artbeat (Arlington)

February 20-24: Join Winter Camp with free public skating on the Frog Pond, along with snow slides, toboggans, a snow maze, snowshoeing, arts, crafts, and more (Boston)

February 20-24: Enjoy improv, art-making, and more at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston)

February 20-24: Investigate the science, technology, and innovation of lunar exploration (Salem)

February 20-25: Take in original letters, photographs, books, and more at the Boston Museum of African American History’s Picturing Frederick Douglass exhibit (Boston)

February 20-25: Enjoy extended hours and special activities all week at the Museum of Science (Boston)

February 20-25: Enjoy special vacation week programming at the Franklin Park and Stone Zoos (Boston, Stoneham)

February 20-25: Young engineers can create and learn to their hearts’ content at MIT Museum’s Feb Fest (Cambridge)

February 20-25: Attend a Teddy Bear Tea, get crafty, and visit with Abraham Lincoln at the Concord Museum (Concord)

February 20-25: Join in the fun at Lowell Kids Week (Lowell)

Tuesday

February 21: Explore invention, dance, poetry, art-making, and short films at the Mary Baker Eddy Library’s Untold American Stories/Black History Month (Boston)

February 21: Jean Schwartz performs traditional and silly songs (Boston)

February 21: Look for Tracks and Telltales left behind by local animals, then warm up with hot cocoa (Ipswich)

February 21-23: The ICA offers art-making activities, book readings, and challenges for school vacation week (Boston)

February 21-23: It’s the Wizard of Oz at Puppet Showplace Theater (Brookline)

February 21-24: Learn about old times with hands-on activities and games that will make February vacation fly by at the Andover Historical Society (Andover)

February 21-24: Dance and sing with Grammy nominee Judy Pancoast during a “Cabin Fever Reliever” concert (Various Locations)

February 21-24: Attend The Pineapple Project, an original play about gender, creativity, and each child’s freedom to be who they are (Various Locations)

February 21-24:  Boston Lyric Opera performs Hansel and Gretel (Various Locations)

February 21-25: Build bridges, forts, ferries, ramps, and more at Discovery Museums’ Discover Engineers (Acton)

February 21-26: It’s Dinosaurs and more with special programming all week at the Boston Children’s Museum (Boston)

Wednesday

February 22: Check out a screening of the documentary Saving Sea Turtles: Preventing Extinction (Boston)

February 22: Celebrate! with Bright Star Theater - Black History Hall of Fame (Boston)

February 22-23: Get building at the Annual Legopalooza Pop-Up Lego Studio (Wenham)

February 22-24: Boston Baroque performs its Classics for Kids series (Boston)

February 22-26: Take in a performance of Curious George and the Golden Meatball (Arlington)

Thursday

February 23: Meet the mermaid Ariel (Acton)

February 23: No need to travel to a galaxy far, far away -- just celebrate at this Star Wars Party (Boston)

February 23: Wind up a Winter Wander with hot cocoa around a campfire (Ipswich)

Friday

February 24: The Theater Offensive presents A Celebration of Queer Black Women with spoken word, music, poetry, and more (Boston)

February 24-26: Puppets perform Aboriginal folktales at Dreamtime: Tales from Down Under (Brookline)

February 24: The Crane Estate hosts a Snowman Building Contest (Ipswich)

February 24: Take a Moonlight Tour of Gore Place (Waltham)

February 24-26: Catch a showing of Dumbo on the big screen (Various Locations)

Saturday & Sunday (February 25-26)

1. Build bridges, forts, ferries, ramps, and more at Discovery Museums’ Discover Engineers (Acton)

2. Join a Wellness Weekend Pop-Up Event (Allston)

3. Sing-a-Long with The Music Man (Arlington)

4. Take in a performance of Curious George and the Golden Meatball (Arlington)

5. Boston Baroque performs its Classics for Kids series (Boston)

6. Pause, Look, and Listen -- it’s time for another family-friendly ICA Play Date (Boston)

7. Celebrate Black artistry through musical storytelling with Castle of Our Skins (Boston)

8. Say Happy Birthday to Dr. Seuss with a special storytime (Boston)

9. It’s Dinosaurs and more with special programming all week at the Boston Children’s Museum (Boston)

10. Participate in fun activities to get ready for the LEGO Batman Movie (Boston)

11. Take in original letters, photographs, books, and more at the Boston Museum of African American History’s Picturing Frederick Douglass exhibit (Boston)

12. Groove and giggle with Matt Heaton and the Outside Toys (Brookline)

13. Puppets perform Aboriginal folktales at Dreamtime: Tales from Down Under (Brookline)

14. Young engineers can create and learn to their hearts’ content at MIT Museum’s Feb Fest (Cambridge)

15. It’s time for Lowell’s annual Winterfest (Lowell)

16. Tanglewood Marionettes perform Cinderella (Newton)

17. Kick off maple sugaring season (Topsfield)

18. Catch a showing of Dumbo on the big screen (Various Locations)


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