Category: Staying Active

Don’t Miss These 6 Fall Festivals in and Around Boston

Now that it’s technically fall, it’s time to mark your calendars with all of the best seasonal festivities around Boston. What better way to enjoy the weekend than to go on a stroll and enjoy the beautiful weather while checking

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Make a Fall Bucket List

There’s nothing quite like Fall in New England. This time of year brings cool and crisp weather, a colorful landscape, and delicious seasonal foods. Get excited to explore the city and beyond this fall by checking out this bucket list

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Community Spotlight: The Charles River

In recent years, the City of Boston has also put in a lot of work into cleaning up the Charles, making it one of the cleanest urban rivers in the country. Cherish the last few weeks of summer by getting

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Host a Family Olympics

You don’t need much to organize your own Family Olympics: just a few easy-to-find items and some open space, whether a park, a beach, or a swimming pool. There are so many games and sports to choose from, so get

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6 Tips for Staying Fit as a Family

Finding physical activities to do as a family is not only a fun way to stay fit, it’s a way to encourage your kids to develop and maintain a healthy lifestyle and habits from a young age. It can be

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Explore the Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park

Bostonians are lucky enough to live near a magical string of 34 islands where you can hike, camp, explore the wildlife, and relax by the water. This national park also offers a variety of youth programs that encourage kids to

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5 Fun Beach Games

Summer is just beginning, so you know what that means… BEACH DAY! Here are five easy and cheap beach games to play with the whole family: Water Bucket Relay: Give each child a plastic cup, spoon, or large shell and

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Everything You Need to Know About Sun Protection

While you should enjoy the outdoors to the fullest this season, make sure keep your skin safe when you’re having fun in the sun! Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions about sun protection and how to best

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10 Free Things to do in (and around) Boston with Kids This Summer

Star-gazing at the Museum of Science’s Astronomy After Hours program on Friday evenings. Go on a Hike at Middlesex Fells, Habitat, or closest to the city, Blue Hills. Don’t forget to pack a snack! Appear to walk on water at the Christian Science Plaza reflecting pool.

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Designing a Scavenger Hunt

Whether you’re looking for a fun and easy activity for a birthday party, a neighborhood gathering, or just an ordinary day, scavenger hunts are a great way to encourage kids to engage with their environment. Not only will the hunt

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