Giveaway: Father’s Day Restaurant Week at Eversave Boston

Are you still looking for a gift for your spouse or dad for Father’s Day?  It’s Father’s Day Restaurant Week at Eversave Boston, and you can get a new save each day at a restaurant that dad is sure to like!

Want to win a save for your dad?  Eversave Boston is offering one save to a Family-Friendly Boston reader.  To enter, just leave a comment letting us know what your usual Father’s Day plans are.  The winner will receive the save for La Summa in the North End ($15 for $30 worth of food).  Contest ends 11:59pm on Friday, June 17th.  US Residents Only.

To learn more about Eversave Boston, visit their website, Twitter, or Facebook page.

The Scooper Bowl at Boston City Hall Plaza

Calling all ice cream lovers! The 29th annual Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl® presented by FedEx is on June 7, 8 and 9, at Boston City Hall Plaza. More than 30 flavors will be served for three consecutive days to support cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

General admission to the Scooper Bowl® is $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 3-9, and free for children who are younger. For more information and to purchase tickets visit or call 1-800-525-4669.

New CD by Boston-Area Kids’ Performer, Stacey Peasley

Boston-area kids’ performer Stacey Peasley has just released her debut album, Together.  Nickelodeon ParentsConnect 2010 parent’s pick award winner for best party entertainer, Stacey has a knack for speaking directly to kids with her catchy tunes and fun lyrics.

While I like the song “Trouble” the best (it describes my little guy a little too well), he prefers the tune “Soapy Bubbles”.  The whole CD is filled with songs that are entertaining for moms and kids alike – there’s nothing too sugary on this CD!  It’s currently on an endless loop in my car – both of my kids are always requesting that I play it.

To learn more, visit Stacey’s new website.  In addition, check out our event calendar to find Stacey’s appearances throughout the summer.

Disclosure: I received a copy of Stacey Peasley’s CD for review.

Local Family Farm Openings In the Boston Area

Now that the weather is getting warmer, some of our local family farms are opening.

Belkin Lookout Farm is open for weekends starting May 7th, 2011.  Check out my full review of the Belkin farm here.

Tsougas Family Farm opens in June for strawberry picking.  I’ll have more specific details, along with other strawberry picking venues, in June.

Davis’ Farmland is already open 7 days a week, weather permitting.  Spraypads open in June, and apple picking starts in September.

Know of any other seasonal farms that are opening soon?  Let me know!

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