Category: Resource Guides

Indoor Activities for Thanksgiving Day!

Is the weather too chilly this Thanksgiving for any outdoors activities? Get the kids occupied with one of these games. We know how busy Thanksgiving can become, so we picked activities that require little adult supervision. The few materials needed

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Outdoor Activities for Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving is one of our favorite holidays to celebrate – it’s all about family, friends, and great food! But for parents, preparing for the big holiday feast can be stressful. It’s not easy with hungry and bored kids bouncing around!

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Spotlight: Jamaica Pond

Hidden in Boston’s Jamaica Plains neighborhood is the stunning Jamaica Pond park. The public park is part of Boston’s Emerald Necklace Conservancy. The main attraction is the 68-acre pond itself. Made from an ancient glacier, Jamaica Pond is the largest

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Fresh recipes to try this fall

Fall is one of the best times to buy fresh and local produce. With the harvest finishing up, be on the lookout for seasonal produce like apples, squash and more when shopping! Cooking with in-season fruits and veggies is a

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Boston Summer Eats is in FULL SWING

Boston Summer Eats is in FULL SWING! We officially launched the 2019 Boston Summer Eats Season yesterday at Boston Housing Authority Anna M. Cole Community Center with our partners Project Bread Boston Public Schools YMCA of Greater Boston and our funder Boston Children’s Hospital! There are over

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2019 City of Boston Farmer’s Market Schedules

Farmers markets are a great place to find local, healthy food. The Office of Food Access helps to oversee almost 30 farmers markets in Boston- see their schedules and locations here!

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10 Health Tips for Your Family

Check out these Health Tips for your family!

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The 2016 Healthy Family Fun Health and Wellness Resource Guide

Whether you’re a Boston native or new to the area, Boston has plenty of fun and unique experiences to offer its residents. We’ve highlighted a bunch here on the website—from the Charles River Esplanade to the Emerald Necklace to Daily

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Quick & easy health and safety tips

For parents, one shared priority is keeping children safe from harm—and often, this means avoiding unintentional injuries. Small injuries like scratches, bumps, and bruises are an inevitable part of a child’s life—in fact, these are often welcome signs of curiosity,

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The BCYF Summer Program Guide 2015

The BCYF Summer Program Guide 2015 contains dozens of neighborhood-based programs for Bostonians of all ages. Each month, BCYF offers programs ranging from education to enrichment to a wide range of sports programs and leagues. Find activities by neighborhood or activity

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