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  • Who Goes First? Our 2017 Tabletop Gift Guide

    Who Goes First? Our 2017 Tabletop Gift Guide0

    Cobra Paw Ages 5+ 2-6 players $14.99, bananagrams.com This game is simple, fast, and fun. Lay the tiles on a table, roll the dice, and be the first to find — and using your cat-like reflexes, grab — a tile that matches the symbols rolled. The first player to accumulate 6 tiles wins. This is a great

  • November Family Movie Reviews

    November Family Movie Reviews0

    Wonder Rated: PG for thematic elements, including bullying and some mild language. In theaters: Nov. 17 Reel Preview: 4 of 5 Reels OK for kids 9+ Based on R.J. Palacio’s New York Times bestseller, Wonder tells the story of August Pullman. Born with facial differences that until now have prevented him from going to a

  • A Christmas Story: The Musical Kicks Off Holiday Season in Worcester

    A Christmas Story: The Musical Kicks Off Holiday Season in Worcester0

    Over the past 20 years, A Christmas Story has become an American holiday classic, alongside staples like The Grinch Who Stole Christmas, It’s a Wonderful Life, and the granddaddy of them all, A Christmas Carol. A musical version of the 1983 movie, which was based on a semi-fictional short story by writer Jean Shepherd, kicks

  • October Family Movie Reviews

    October Family Movie Reviews0

    My Little Pony: The Movie Rated PG for mild action In theaters Oct. 6 OK for kids 4+ Reel Preview: 3.5 of 5 Reels. This new animated movie finds a dark force threatening Ponyville. The Mane 6 – Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy, and Rarity – embark on an unforgettable journey beyond

  • September Family Movie Reviews

    September Family Movie Reviews0

    By Jane Louise Boursaw Close Encounters of the Third Kind Rated PG In theaters: Sept. 1 OK for kids 7+ Reel Review: 5 of 5 Reels No, you haven’t time-traveled back to 1977, but you might feel like it when you see “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” again. The iconic movie is returning to theaters to

  • Our Favorite September Family Products

    Our Favorite September Family Products0

    Provide old-school fun in a whole new way with the PinBox 3000 from the Cardboard Track Instantute. This DIY kit is the first tabletop pinball system made of recycled cardboard. Equal parts craft kit, creative canvas, and gaming fun, it takes about an hour to assemble the pre-cut pieces; all you need are two hands