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  • Discovery Museum Gets Reinvented

    Discovery Museum Gets Reinvented0

    By Alex Khan   Balancing zip, originality, and enticement is a necessary but difficult task in welcoming individuals to a new space. In the case of the reinvented Discovery Museum, there are many options for consideration.  The 13-foot tall interactive ‘A-Mazing Airways’ sculpture adapts well to “Come Get Blown Away,” but the tired phrase is

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  • What’s Up This Weekend

    What’s Up This Weekend0

    Friday, March 23  Backyard and Beyond: Forest Fridays. Discovery Museum, 177 Main St., Acton. 10-10:45 a.m. Explore a nature-based activity responding to the weather, and head out to the Discovery Woods or adjacent conservation land. Recommended for ages 2 to 6. Fridays. discoveryacton.org.   Preschool Story and Nature Hour: Salamander Migration. Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary,

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  • What’s Up This Weekend

    What’s Up This Weekend1

    Friday, March 16  Family Game Day. Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton. 3-5 p.m. Drop-in for family games, building materials, and other activities available for all. Free. newtonfreelibrary.net.   Saturday, March 17  Maple Sugaring Weekend. Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary, 293 Moose Hill Pkwy, Sharon. 9 a.m. A day of the magic of turning sap

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  • What’s Up This Weekend

    What’s Up This Weekend1

    Friday, March 9  Preschool Story and Nature Hour: Winter Birds. Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary, 113 Goodnow Rd., Princeton. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Enjoy an hour of nature-themed fun engaging within a storybook, making a craft to take home, and walking the trails to explore what the feathered friends do this time of year. For ages 2.5 to

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  • Kids In The Kitchen: CHP Offers Children’s Cooking Classes

    Kids In The Kitchen: CHP Offers Children’s Cooking Classes0

      When it comes to teaching kids about healthy eating, it’s not enough just to tell them to eat their vegetables. You have to show them how, said Tori Beurschaper, Education Coordinator at Community Harvest Project. That’s the idea behind the series of cooking classes launched this year by the non-profit farm in North Grafton.

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  • Sweet Stuff: Make The Most Of Maple Month

    Sweet Stuff: Make The Most Of Maple Month1

    March is here and winter is slowly melting into spring. The warm days and cool nights mark a short but sweet spot on the calendar – the sap is running and sugaring season is here. All over the region, trees are being tapped to collect that liquid gold: maple syrup. Throughout the month of March,

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