Discover the Discovery Museums with Free Friday Night Fun… and so much more!

Discover the Discovery Museums this summer… The Discovery Museums are the children’s and science museums of Metrowest Boston, paired on a single campus in Acton.  The two museums—the Science Discovery Museum and the Children’s Discovery Museum—serve families and schools from towns throughout the region, with a commitment to informal education that enhances classroom learning.  The hands-on, … Continue reading

Father’s Day Plans for your South Shore Dads

Posted by Karly, Ziptivity’s South Shore Community Ambassador I’m going to take you back to Mother’s Day – simply because the counterpart to that holiday is coming up!  My husband always has a great idea for my special day – and although I come up with some good things for his special day, it’s sometimes … Continue reading

Kids (and parents) love Kidz Wurld!

Rain, rain, go away, come again another day?!?  Who made the last line up?  A gardner?!  I could probably do without the rain forever, but maybe that’s because I don’t have rainboots and oh yeah, the kids and I are going stir crazy!  Lucky for us we have our dear friends down in North Attleboro, … Continue reading

Birthday Party Indecisions

In the month of May we celebrate 3 birthdays: Maggie will be 8 May 2nd, I will be 29 (again) on May 3rd, and my husband will be [insert sneeze here while saying a very high number] on May 9th. Maggie has changed her mind so many times on her party theme that if I … Continue reading

The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift – plus camps and birthdays – from Ceramics a la Carte

Posted by Karly, Ziptivity’s South Shore Community Ambassador My daughter collects the last egg of the day on Sunday (candy-filled – she has the sweetest tooth in town), looks at me and asks: “What holiday comes next!?”  You should have seen her disappointment when I said, “Mother’s Day!” But seriously, she was excited for me because she … Continue reading

Finding joy yet moderation with a sweet tooth – animal, child, even Grampa

Posted by Karly, Ziptivity’s South Shore Community Ambassador So, I’m back.  Sorry I wasn’t available to blog last week, but I had to take care of my Dad who was in the hospital because he had a major heart attack.  Really there is not other way to put it.  I got the call at 6am … Continue reading

Singin’ in the Rain (or anything really) at Arsenal Center for the Arts is Pure Fun!

Posted by Tara, Ziptivity’s Metro Boston Community Ambassador   As parents, we’re always looking for a balance between work and play – for ourselves and our kids. On the weekends, my kids want to let loose, have fun – play, play, play. But there are chores to do and errands to run. Where is the … Continue reading

Hooray for Books and Pizza!

This morning I attended what was arguably one of the most enriching and engaging activities I have witnessed my children attend thus far.  Hooray for Books, based out of Hopkinton, Massachusetts, taught a free “Pizza Pie Demo” class hosted at Barefoot Books’ colorful flagship store in Concord. Hooray for Books teaches “creative classes where kids … Continue reading

A Disney Princess Garden Party!

Written by Karly, Ziptivity’s own South Shore Community Ambassador So please raise your hand if you have mastered the art of dress up?  Come on, if you have little girls you’ve definitely wedged yourself into a dress of some sort to spin around like a fairy princess!  I know I have and, actually, it’s one of … Continue reading

Coolidge Corner Theatre Kids Shows – Winter Lineup!

Now here is an indoor, winter venue you don’t want to miss in 2011.   The Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline is New England’s most successful independent, not-for-profit cinema. Built as a church in 1906, it was redesigned as an Art Deco movie palace in 1933 and has never closed its doors to the public … Continue reading