Author: Family Friendly Boston

Sesame Street Live: 1-2-3 Imagine Comes to Boston

If you’ve got a little one, Elmo is probably a fixture in your home.  For all of those families with mini Sesame Street fans, Sesame Street Live – 1-2-3 is coming to Boston’s Agganis Arena with a few shows. Dates: April 20-22nd Times: Vary Buy Tickets: Agganis Arena Website...

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L.L. Bean Outdoor Discovery Day

My family loves L.L. Bean, especially that signature boot that sits outside their flagship store in Freeport, Maine.  So, this family-friendly event taking place on April 14th, 2012 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m on the Boston Common (Corner of Boylston & Tremont Streets) looks like it’ll be a lot of fun. Here are the details, from their press materials: “With the Bootmobile as the backdrop, expert guides from L.L.Bean’s Outdoor Discovery Schools® will lead various family-friendly – and free – outdoor activities on the Common. Participants will have the chance to try their hand at fly-casting, knot-tying and...

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8 Things to Do With Your Kids Over April School Vacation in Boston

Next week is school vacation week for many schools in the Boston area.  Are you looking for fun stuff to do in Boston to keep your kids busy and yourself sane?  Here are ten suggestions for entertaining your kids in the Greater Boston area this spring vacation! Cheer on the Boston Red Sox – they are home all week! Visit the New England Aquarium for Aqua Kids Family Day on Friday 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Watch the Boston Marathon on Patriot’s Day. Expose your children to the arts at the Cogan Family Foundation Vacation Week Adventures at the Museum of Fine Arts (the museum is closed on Monday, Patriot’s Day). Watch the New England Revolution on April 14th at Gillette Stadium. Take your 8-12 year old daughter to the SMART Gals, Lost in Lexicon: An Adventure in Words and Numbers at the Discovery Museums.  (sign up by April 16th) Catch a show at the Puppet Showplace Theater – Jack and the Beanstalk the first half of the week, and The Amazing Gnip Gnop Circus at the end of the week. Take advantage of the nice weather to visit one of our fabulous local zoos (including Southwick, which opens April 14th for the season). For more things to do in Boston with kids, check out our Boston event calendar, which is always updated!...

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Curious George Returns to Harvard Square

Curious George is making his return to Harvard Square!  On April 28th, 2012, the brand-new Harvard Square store (under new ownership) will be celebrating their ribbon cutting and grand opening.  The store promises to sell some wonderful Curious George merchandise and bring joy to kids of all ages. You can find the invitation to the grand opening here. Here’s the new store’s...

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Family Hotel Packages at the Hotel Colonnade

The Hotel Colonnade in the Back Bay of Boston is offering a few fabulous hotel packages for families looking to “staycation” in the hub this spring. From their press release: “Experience the wonders of Boston with the whole family and let The Colonnade Hotel give you and your children a true VIP experience. Families can enjoy deluxe accommodations and a choice of tickets to the New England Aquarium, Boston Children’s Museum, or a Boston Symphony family concert. Children will also receive a special Colonnade ViKids fanny pack upon arrival. Rates begin at $259 exclusive of taxes. Package includes: ·         Overnight accommodations for up to four people ·         Two adult and two children’s tickets to either Aquarium, Children’s Museum, Duck Tour (Seasonal) ·         ViKids Welcome Pack for two children ·         Full American breakfast for two adults and two children ·         Late checkout of 2pm ·         Overnight parking Family Connection Package includes: ·         Overnight accommodations in two connecting rooms ·         Choice of two adult and two children’s tickets to Aquarium, Children’s Museum, OR Duck Tours (Seasonal) ·         ViKids Welcome Pack for two children ·         Full American breakfast for two adults and two children Rates begin at $399” The Colonnade Hotel 120 Huntington Ave. Boston, MA...

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