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Summer Activities

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We hope you’ve been enjoying your summer so far, and keeping busy with our Summer Bucket List and other local tips!  Today we’re sharing some fun story time events happening through the end of August.  Some are held inside (great for beating the heat), or include craft projects or character appearances.  Most of these events are free, but please check individual websites for any preregistration requirements.  Enjoy!  [click to continue…]

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Do you have a Summer Bucket List?  If you’re stumped for ideas on what to do, we’ve pulled together a list of 75 things to do on the South Shore (and a bit beyond) that will keep your family busy all summer long.  Whether you’re looking to spend time outdoors or in, if you want to be active or use your imagination, we’ve got an idea for you.  We’ve included links whenever possible to help you plan, as well as lots of FREE activities to save your wallet.   Check it out, and happy summer everyone!  [click to continue…]

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Sometimes getting kids to tackle their summer reading lists is a tough task, but summer reading programs can help get them motivated to turn those pages.  There are lots of free programs that offer reading rewards, ranging from a free book, to a new bike, or even tickets to a Sox game.  Most of these sites also offer recommendations by age if you’re stuck for ideas on what to read next!  [click to continue…]

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In addition to a sweet ride on a painted horse, the Paragon Carousel offers free family activities during the summer months!  Stop by for story time on Friday mornings, and catch their summer song series on select Friday nights.  (See the full schedule below)  [click to continue…]

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