Author: Family Friendly Boston

Family Open House at the Belkin Lookout Farm in Natick

This Sunday, Belkin Family Lookout Farm opens the gates for a Farm Open House with free admission for the entire family – the LAST CHANCE for FREE ADMISSION before the season begins!  Celebrate May’s arrival and take an excursion on the Farm’s famous train, ride through the orchards of fruit trees, visit the Children’s Play Area, take a turn on the moon bounce, and find your way through the burlap maze.  PLUS there’ll be face painting and caterpillar rides. WHEN: Sunday, May 6th – Open from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Belkin Family Lookout Farm 89 Pleasant Street South South Natick, MA 01760 SUMMER CAMP AT THE FARM:  Before or after your agrarian adventure, check out a unique summer camp at Lookout Farm, being offered by KidsStreet of Needham.  Be sure to stop by and meet the friendly staff from KidsStreet and receive a 10% discount if you sign up for a summer camp program at the Open House. SPECIAL DISCOUNT OFFER:  When you visit the farm during the FREE Open House on May 6th, Lookout Farm season passes will be available for purchase at a discounted price of $69.  You save $30 if you buy during the free open houses.  A season pass is valid for a family of four and allows free admission to the farm for the entire 2012 season.  Lookout Farm will be open every...

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Greg Page, the Original Yellow Wiggle, is Back, with Boston-Area Shows

Greg Page, the original Yellow Wiggle, is back with the Wiggles after dealing with a serious illness, and they are celebrating with a concert tour.  The concert, which is likely to be very popular, will be in the Boston area for two days – Hyannis on August 15, 2012 and Cohasset on August 16, 2012. Tickets go on sale on Friday May 11 Presale information to be released in early...

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13th Annual Earth Day Charles River Cleanup

The 13th annual Earth Day Charles River cleanup involves volunteers picking up trash at over 100 different cleanup sites along the Charles River and its tributaries. More than 3,000 volunteers are expected at the Odwalla-sponsored event, and each volunteer can expect to receive a commemorative t-shirt, cleanup supplies (including gloves and trash bags) and Odwalla Bars to keep them satisfied and focused on improving the health and beauty of the Charles River. The family friendly event is open to the public, and individuals are welcome to show up on Saturday, no reservation needed, at any of ten different drop-in sites. The full list of drop-in sites can be found here. Check-in time is 9 am, and the event ends at noon. Can’t make it to the event? You can still support the environment in Boston by voting for one of the four Boston-area projects nominated in Odwalla’s Plant a Tree program. The 10 projects with the most votes will be awarded a $10,000 grant to purchase new trees to be planted this fall. Voting is free and runs through May 30 at With enough votes, all four projects in the Boston-area could end up receiving grants! Date: Saturday, April 21 Time: 9 am – 12 pm Cost: Free Sponsored...

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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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