Christine Koh


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! Enjoy this roundup of 29 fun event ideas for the weekend!

1. The Discovery Museums Light It Up Blue for World Autism Awareness Day (Acton)

2. Go Fly a Kite -- make and decorate a simple kite, then take it along on a nature walk (Acton)

3. Click, Clack, Surprise! comes to Arlington Center for the Arts (Arlington)

4. The Frog Pond Carousel opens (Boston)

5. Celebrate the release of Beauty and the Beast with singing, crafts, and a special storytime (Boston)

6. More than 50 children perform when the Boston Children’s Chorus comes to the Children’s Museum (Boston)

7. Accompany German hand puppet Kasper on his whimsical adventures at Punschi: The Adventures of Kasper (Brookline)

8. Kids cut, thresh, and grind wheat into flour, then race against the clock to punch, roll, and bake their own Matzahs to take home at the Chai Kids Model Matzah Bakery (Brookline)

9. Adults can indulge in an Everything Chocolate Seder with a light dinner and chocolatinis (Brookline)

10. Davey the Clown performs silly juggling, amazing magic, incredible unicycle tricks, and more (Brookline)

11. Join me (I'll be modeling and talking about dresses for the no-brainer win!) for this dress event (see below graphic) with stylist Doreen Dove (Burlington)

12. Attend The Opulence of Integrity, a dance performance combining elements of hip-hop, martial arts, and modern dance, inspired by the life and legend of Muhammad Ali (Cambridge)

13. Agassiz Baldwin opens its backyard for play, plus drop-in art classes at Maud Morgan Arts during this Spring Fair: An Event for Families with Young Children (Cambridge)

14. Take in a bit of Family Opera: Springtime for Haman (Cambridge)

15. A brand new museum, The Environment Science Discovery and Action Museum, just opened its doors with an inaugural exhibit designed to engage kids with weather and climate science (Charlestown)

16. Explore fifty-five studios that make up the heart of The Umbrella at Open Studios 2017 (Concord)

17. Make holiday puppets, hear the Passover story, sing songs, and sample different charoset recipes at Puppet Your Passover Seder (Framingham)

18. Families, caregivers, and support staff can attend monthly meetup Down Syndrome Social Saturdays -- childcare available with an RSVP (Fitchburg)

19. Check out the South Shore Conservatory’s Performathon 2017 (Hingham)

20. Hop into Spring at an Easter Bunny Breakfast & Hop (Marlborough)

21. Support local artists by checking out Newton’s Festival of the Arts and Open Studios (Newton)

22. Pinkalicious, the Musical! returns to the area (Newton)

23. The Spring Fling includes entertainment by The Stacy Peasley Band, face painting, balloon art, food, and more (Newton Highlands)

24. Explore optical illusions (North Easton)

25. The Winslow Nature Trail offers an Easter Egg Hunt (Norton)

26. Join the Model Matzah Bakery to experience the ancient art of Shmura Matzah baking -- bake matzah, create Passover arts and crafts, meet Moses and Pharaoh, and participate in a model Seder (Sudbury)

27. Build a Bluebird House to celebrate Spring (Topsfield)

28. Caring Bunny provides a sensory-friendly environment for families of children with special needs to comfortably enjoy an Easter Bunny Photo Experience (Various Locations)

29. Attend the ReelAbilities Film Festival, which promotes awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories, and artistic expressions of people with different abilities (Various Locations)

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