Thursday, October 13, 2011
Scarecrow making workshop, BHS back-to-school night and more.
1. It's going to be a rainy morning with patchy fog and a high near 67, according to the National Weather Service. 2. Zia, at 1054 Beacon St., is holding a trunk show today at noon, featuring Brookline resident and textile designer Melanie Anderson's coats, handbags and scarves. 3. Allandale Farm is holding a scarecrow making workshop at 3:30 p.m. The cost is $13, and the workshop is limited to 12. Bring a child's pair of pants and shirt to wardrobe your scarecrow. 4. Brookline High School's back-to-school night is tonight at 6:30 p.m. You can also vote for School Council candidates, by silent ballot, in Dubbs Auditorium. 5. Brookline Booksmith hosts author Russell Banks, who had written more than a dozen books.
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Get out to Larz Anderson for a couple of shows, or the Common for some family fun, or spend some time in "The Room."
When/where: Larz Anderson Auto Musuem, Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Why: Check out the marvels of high tech bikes, new and old, at the Larz Anderson museum. If you have a bike you want to show off, it's $10 to register. Pricing: $10 for adults, $5 for seniors/students/military/children, and free for children under 6. When/where: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, at Allandale Farm, Why: Celebrate the humble tomato and harvests upcoming with live music, grilled corn, kids' games, hayrides, tastings and more varieties of tomato than you thought possible. Pricing: $7 When/where: the Frog Pond at Boston Common. Frogs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and the carousel from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Why: While you're down at the Common for Frog Appreciation Day--a …
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Learn some introductory sewing, BATV basics, gardening ground rules, or about New York's Diamond District.
The National Weather Service report for Brookline promises showers, about an 80 percent chance of them. NWS estimates about a tenth of an inch, after yesterday's soggy day. Temperatures will be around 72ºF highs, with evening lows of around 62ºF. Clouds will also decrease as the night wears on. Goddard House hosts its Summer Supper and a talk with John Lee, Allandale Farm's manager. The meal kicks off at 6 p.m., and is open to any caregivers out there, especially those with questions about gardening, cooking or local food. Check out a Brookline Access T.V. Orientation tonight, if you want to know all there is to know about Brookline Access Television--or, at least some of it. Once you've completed this free class, you can pick up a BATV …
Thursday, May 26, 2011
A look at a tree pruning demonstration at Allandale Farm
"It's tree surgery, not brain surgery, so the plants are very forgiving," said Hartney Greymont arborist representative David Anderson during a tree pruning demonstration at Allandale Farm. Around twenty people turned up on Saturday morning for the free workshop. Anderson, who holds these workshops each May said he was pleased with the turnout and the questions that were asked.
Thursday, April 14, 2011
A look at weekend happenings in Brookline.
Where/When: Between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, at Allandale Farm. Why: The farmer's market welcomes three unique sellers this weekend with a series of tastings. Come and experience Redeye Roasters, Ever So Humble Pie and Samira's Homemade. Pricing: Varies Where/When: Coolidge Corner Theatre, 10:30 a.m. Saturday Why: Coolidge hosts a morning of turn-of-the-century entertainment with dancing and playing marionettes performing a show to the tune of classic composers. Pricing: $9.75 Adults and $7.75 Kids Where/When: Saturday, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Minot Rose Garden Why: Master Rosarian David Cannistraro teaches care of roses to interested visitors of all skill and experience levels. If you are thinking about starting a rose garden, start with…