From the category archives:

Around Town

The carnival is coming to town!  If you live in or near Weymouth and Quincy, stop by the carnival for exciting rides, games, food and a daily petting zoo (see dates by town below).

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This past weekend, I was given the opportunity to take my family to see the Big Apple Circus show LUMINOSITY.  It was our second year seeing the circus perform at City Hall Plaza, and despite the torrential rain, it was a great night!    (Keep reading, there is a $10 coupon at the end of this post!)

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Just like the ads say, there are no seats more than 50 feet away from the ring, making it a very intimate experience.  Being that up close to the performance is “pretty cool”, to quote my 10-year-old.   {keep reading…}


Celebrate Easter with tons of fun activities happening all over the South Shore this month, including  story times, crafts, egg hunts, plus photos and even lunch with the Easter Bunny himself!


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Boston area Lego fans are in for a treat this spring!  A brand new LEGOLAND Discovery Center is coming to Somerville, with a grand opening slated for May 23, 2014.  The center aims to appeal to ages 3-10, offering a mix of indoor rides, a 4D movie theater, an indoor playground, multiple play areas and more!


Kids can build and race their own cars at the Lego Racers Build & Test area, create buildings and test their strength on the Earthquake Tables, sing karaoke with friends at Olivia’s House, see how bricks are made in the Factory Tour, and much more.  (See entire list of attractions here).   {keep reading…}

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Looking for a great hill to take the kids sledding?  We polled our readers and searched the web to find the tops spots around the South Shore!

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FEB VACA 2014February vacation week is almost upon us.  Five days to spend with your munchkins.  What are you going to do?  Don’t despair, local museums, zoos, play spaces and even retail stores are planning  fun events all week long.  Check out our list of 10 places to go during school break that are sure to beat the I-have-nothing-to-do blues.  {keep reading…}