Holidays

Sensory-Friendly Halloween Events

These Halloween Events are Sensory Friendly in Massachusetts! Check out our list of Greater Massachusetts Special-Needs Halloween Events below. • Westwood: Arc of South Norfolk Halloween: 10/18, ages 14 and under…Read More • Danvers: Halloween Dance for Special Needs 13+, 10/18…Read More • Hingham: Not-So-Spooky Haunted House,10/19 & 20…Read More  • Burlington: Sensory-Friendly Halloween,10/19…Read More • Georgetown: Trick or Trunk Inclusive Event: Penn Brook School,  10/19…Read More • S. Hadley: Sensory-Friendly “Trail of Screams”, 10/20, 2 – 3:30 p.m. only…Read More • Barnstable: Inclusive Halloween for Teens & Young Adults,10/24…Read More • Hadley: Inclusive Halloween Dance…

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February Break Activities 2019

Will you be working as usual over the February school break? It’s not too early to start looking for February break activities to keep your kids busy and having fun! In fact, many vacation day camps require prior registration and fill up quickly. Check out our list for some great ideas. Boston Children’s Theater: The Runaway Bunny When: Sat 2/9/19 – Sat 2/23/19 Where: 527 Tremont Street, Boston Time: 2:00 PM & 4:00 PM Age:…

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Holiday Break Tips for Students Away from Home

The holidays are a special season filled with food, family, friends, and fun, but what do students do when they cannot head back home for the holiday break? Follow these tips if you find yourself far from home this season. Try to begin with coping and realization. We realize that this is easier said than done, but all in all, students should realize that they are not the only one spending a holiday break alone.…

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Self Care for Students Over the Holidays

Students and teachers are enjoying winter break, and excitement is running high! It is hard to believe we have completed the first four months of school and we are approaching a new year. After the winter performances and class parties are over, we spend time with the people we love to ring in the new year. It’s so important to keep self care in mind throughout this time.  One challenge of the holiday season is…

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Need Tutoring Services While Traveling This Winter?

Online tutoring can be a great opportunity for your child to receive the same tutoring services anywhere in the world, any time of day. Whether you are working on ISEE, SSAT, SAT, ACT, HSPT, or Boston Latin Exam prep, our test prep tutors utilize Skype/FaceTime, as well as https://www.join.me/  to maximize instruction and screen share with your child. For K-12 Academic Subject Tutoring, students can engage with tutors using these interfaces and also play online games that support their academic growth. Boston Tutoring…

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Holiday Traditions to Start with Your Family

The whole month of December is always busy. Between shopping, parties, finishing up school, and the usual festivities, the month seems to fly by! Here are 25 ideas for new holiday traditions you can start this year with your family to spread some holiday cheer.  Cookie exchange party. Every guest brings a batch of their favorite holiday cookies to share with the rest of the party guests.  Go Christmas caroling. Bring along some hot chocolate…

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Giving Back This Holiday Season

Are you willing to spread the holiday cheer this year?  You can make a difference for young children in need by brightening their holiday season. Many children who are less fortunate are not lucky enough to receive gifts for the holidays. There are plenty of fantastic organizations that give all of us the chance to give back. Please consider donating to the following worthy causes. Toys for Tots is one of the highest-rated charitable organizations.…

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Winter Break Activities 2018

Looking for winter break activities to keep your kids busy and having fun? Check out our list for some great ideas. Happy holidays! Boston Pops Christmas Concert When: Sun 12/16/18 Where: 50 East Merrimack Street, Lowell Time: 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM Age: any Cost: $49-$129 per person Join the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra and for their annual Holiday Pops concert! Capturing the magic of the Christmas season and the winter charms of New England,…

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November Break Holiday Activities 2018

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! We hope you are able to enjoy some of these fun holiday activities with your families during the November break. Holiday Trellis Lighting When: Mon 11/19/18 Where: Christopher Columbus Park, 110 Atlantic Ave, North End Time: 5:00 PM Age: Any Cost: Free Join Mayor Martin J. Walsh in Boston to celebrate the 16th annual lighting of Christopher Columbus Park’s signature trellis. The park’s 260 feet of trellis are illuminated with 50,000 blue…

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Holiday Food Banks for Donation

With the holidays around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about people with food insecurity. People with food insecurity do not have access to sufficient amounts of food. Since it is the season of giving, please consider donating food or other resources to the following food banks. Merrimack Valley Food Bank The Merrimack Valley Food Bank is a community-supported, non-profit organization that provides nutritional food and personal care items to emergency feeding programs serving…

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