Author: Family Friendly Boston

Easy Local Gift Ideas that Impress from Brothers Marketplace

If you’re anything like me, you still need to grab something awesome for the kiddos’ teachers. I also like to keep hostess gifts on hand for holiday parties and get togethers. Sometimes I also like to take a little something to a lunch with my girlfriends. Who doesn’t love a treat? I have a great find to share with you today. It’s a small grocery store chain called Brothers Marketplace. They have locations in Medfield and Weston. You might be familiar with their parent company, Roche Brothers, but Brothers Marketplace is something special. To begin with, they are small....

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Life is Good Festival Announces 2012 Children’s Acts

Life is Good, which is hosting their annual festival at September 22-23 at Prowse Farm in Canton, has just announced the children’s acts lineup for the Good Kids Stage.  Nickelodeon’s Fresh Beat Band will headline, with Dan Zanes & Friends, The KIDZ BOP Kids and Josh & the Jamtones also taking the stage. Tickets for the 2012 Life is Good Festival go on sale Thursday, May 17 at 10:00 a.m. at Lifeisgood.com.  Adult tickets are $65 per day or $120 for a two-day pass.  A limited number of tickets for children 12 and under are currently available free with the purchase of an adult ticket.  Free tickets are limited and when gone, children’s tickets will be $20 per day or $35 for a two-day pass. The full line up for the Life is good Festival will be announced on June 7 at 10:00 a.m. – I’ll post it here when...

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Family-Friendly Brazil Event at the Natick Mall Macy’s

Macy’s Department Stores throughout the US, including the Natick Mall Macy’s are opening in-store Brazil shops in 300 stores.  The boutiques will be filled will authentic Brasilian products in a numerous categories, including fashion, home, beauty, accessories and art. To celebrate, the Natick Mall location is holding two Brazil-themed events this week. Tomorrow (Thursday) at 6pm, Macys will have a Samba performance by Moves and Vibes Dance Co, a demonstration by Jiu Jitsu experts from Capoeira Brasil Boston, tropical music provided by a DJ, and a sampling of traditional Brasilian cuisine. On Saturday (12pm) the event is kid-friendly with...

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Visit Everything But Water in the Natick Mall for a Fun Event

It’s almost bathing suit season, and if you, like me, hate wearing a suit, maybe it’s time for a new one.  Everything But Water in the Natick Mall is offering a fun event on Saturday, featuring a gift with purchase, island-inspired drinks, and more. I’m going to a media preview earlier, and am looking forward to finding a suit that will be flattering for me this summer!...

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