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  • What’s Up This Weekend (2/2-2/4)

    What’s Up This Weekend (2/2-2/4)0

    2 Friday   Music and Movement with Miss Bernadette. The Discovery Museums, 177 Main St., Acton. 9:30-10 a.m. Explore sound through singing and playing, as we move, make music, listen, learn, and get a multi-sensory workout with our favorite Kindermusik educator. Free with admission. Members free; nonmembers $12.50, children under 1 free. Discoverymuseums.org.   Backyard

  • What’s Up This Weekend

    What’s Up This Weekend0

    Friday, January 26   Wild by the Fire: Turtle Time. Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary, 208 South Great Rd., Lincoln. 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Warm yourself as the weather thaws, while we look about for turtles by the pond, hear turtle tales, and pretend what it would be like to spend the winter in bed. For ages

  • Our Favorite January Family Products

    Our Favorite January Family Products0

    If there are two things parents need, it’s a convenient place to put stuff and a way to move it. You can find both in the aptly named CleverCrate. Lightweight, yet durable, when not in use it folds down to less than 3 inches tall. Useful throughout the house, it’s also a slam dunk for

  • Six Flags New England Debuts Holiday In The Park

    Six Flags New England Debuts Holiday In The Park0

    By Melissa Shaw For the first time, The Coaster Capital of New England has turned into The Christmas Capital of New England. While the park previously closed for the season after its popular October-long Fright Fest, Six Flags New England has now extended its year, adding Holiday in the Park on select dates through Jan.

  • Our Favorite December Products

    Our Favorite December Products1

      Hamilpins, $12+, shop.caseybarber.com: Fans of the red-hot musical phenomenon can show their love via these enamel pins featuring representations of seven characters (available individually or in sets). SackPals, $39.95, sackpals.com: Kids can get cozy in this mini sleeping sack and attach the included four stuffed pals and other decorations to the surface for imaginative playtime. Milk & Cookies

  • 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