Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Wednesday, March 23: Massachusetts Fun for Kids

Plan your day tomorrow, Wednesday, March 23rd. Choose from puppet shows, story times, nature walks and more!

MAYNARD: Noon. Story Time with Private David Ferguson at Jam Time, a new indoor playground in Maynard.  Meet Private David Ferguson from the Army National Guard as he reads a story in his military attire and talks about serving our country. $10. www.jamtime.com.

WINCHESTER: 3:45 p.m. Ballet and Books for dancers and story lovers will be held at the Winchester Library. David Ira Rottenberg will read his new picture book, Gwendolyn, the Graceful Pig, while members of the Ballet Arts Centre of Winchester perform a mime/dance of the story and provide a mini-dance lesson. Mr. Rottenberg will also sign copies of his book. FREE 781-721-7171, www.cedarcrestbooks.com.

Also listed in our print calendar for Wednesday, March 23rd: 

Dr. Doohickey's Monster Machine by Brad Shur. Puppet Showplace Theatre, Brookline. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. Ages 4+. Hand and rod  puppets!  Tickets usually $10pp. www.puppetshowplace.org.

Take A Walk Winter Outdoor Activity. Gore Place, 52 Gore St., Waltham. Through March 31st. Mon. - Fri., 10 a.m - 3 p.m.; Sat., 12 to 3 p.m. With activity backpacks (appropriate for ages 3-9) children and accompanying adults explore the 45-acre estate and farm. $5 rental per backpack. Snowshoes also available in adult and child sizes, rental $5. Complimentary hot cocoa served. $5 per snowshoes rental or backpack. 781-894-2798, www.goreplace.org.

Wednesday, March 23, 7 p.m.
Founder of Boston Baby Nurses and author of the newly released, The Baby Nurse Bible, Carole Kramer Arsenault, RN, IBCLC is coming to Magic Beans, Brookline, to share her extensive knoweldge with new and expecting parents. Her Baby Basics talk will cover all the basics new parents need to know about newborn babies and baby care. She'll cover a wide range of topics including setting up routines, developmental milestones, creating time for you as a mother, how new dad's can help nursing tips, and more. She will give an hour long presentation and accept Q&A.
Her new book will be available for purchase and Magic Beans is raffling off a Mobywrap gift package!

Carole is featured in baystateparent's March baby issue: http://www.baystateparent.com/news/2011-03-01/Feature_Articles/TAKEGOODCARE.html


Anonymous said...

anyone know of any free toddler play groups in worcester?

Editor said...
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Editor said...

The Moms Club charges a nominal yearly fee and then all the playgroups and activities are FREE. http://home.momsclubofworcester.org/

Also visit mothersandcompany.com as they have loads of groups for lots of ages.

I'll post more as we find them.
Good luck!
Carrie, editor