Sunday, July 31, 2011
Revisit your younger days when you hopped in the car, started the engine and drove off in search of something fun. Patch Passport maps out where you can Venture Out on a 15-, 30- or 60-minute drive from your home.
In the Venture Out portion of the Patch Passport series, we show you some of the best places near your hometown you can visit on less than a tank of gas. Enjoy the drive. 1 Hour Drive 30-Minute Drive 15-Minute Drive
Revisit your younger days when you hopped in the car, started the engine and drove off in search of something fun. The Sunday Patch Passport maps out where you can go on a 15-minute drive from your home.
Sometimes it's easy not to appreciate what you've got in your own backyard. It's less than 15 minutes from Brookline, so it's easy to take the Arnold Arboretum for granted, or keep walking or driving past and not enjoying it, take a look at what you're missing in this quick video.
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Find something fun for Saturday and Sunday, then remember those who served the Country on Monday.
When/Where: Friday and Saturday night (and tonight) 7 p.m. at Lincoln School Why: The older members of PALS perform the musical "Little Shop of Horrors." The story of a young florist's assistant, Seymour, who grows a plant that feeds on human flesh. It's a farce with some elements of creepiness, which make it a unique experience with memorable characters and songs. Pricing: $25 for adults, $15 for seniors, students and kids. When/Where: Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Arnold Arboretum, Why: On the last Saturday of each month, the Arnold Arboertum opens up for fun family activities. Each month is a new adventure, with a surprise that could be crafts or a scavenger hunt. Drop in anytime to find out what's happeneing at the Arboretum this …
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
We're looking at how to adjust to life with baby this week, and taking a peek at the summer study session.
Spanish in Motion – 633 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain Deal: Spanish in Motion, with one of its many locations at 633 Centre Street in Jamaica Plain, can give your child a wonderful advantage as he or she enters into school. The truth is that in order to get ahead these days, it certainly helps to speak more than one language. Spanish in Motion uses top-of-the-line, proven techniques to bring light, learning and Español into the life of your young child. Register for a free demo course and see all that this organization has to offer. Good Through: Until further notice Mama and Me New Parents Group – 284 Armory Street, Jamaica Plain Deal: You’ve brought home baby, you’ve adopted that great joy you’ve been waiting for and the tiny …
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
A roundup of the region's major developments for Tuesday, May 10.
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Thursday, May 5, 2011
Do something fun! Give your mom a call, and invite her along.
When/Where: The Midway Cafe, Jamaica Plain, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Why: Two local shows featuring punk and rock banks. Friday's line up includes The Silks, Graverobbers, Little Bones, and Chris North & The Dream Parade. Saturday's show features The Resurrectionists, Milquetoast & Co., The Kieran Ridge Band, and Dan Fram (Low Brow Boys/Sacred Shakers.) Pricing: Expect a cover (possibly $10). Cash only, show is 21+. When/Where: Saturday, 10:30 a.m. at the Arnold Arboretum. Why: See the sights of the Arnold Arboretum with the guidance of an expert. Check out the arboretum with one of their guided tours, and take a quiet walk in a beautiful area. Pricing: Free. When/Where: The Coolidge Corner Theatre, 10:30 a.m. Saturday Why: The 1973 …