Category Archives: Kids

Kids invited to peek at 1880s Wellesley girl’s diary this Wednesday

The Wellesley Historical Society’s free drop-in Winter Wednesdays program continues this Wednesday, Jan. 13, at the Wellesley Community Center at 219 Washington St., from 1-3pm. No pre-registration required. The program description: Write with Carrie Denton: Read diary entries of a Wellesley girl in the 1880s and learn what life was like for children growing up […]

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Wellesley Public Schools: Common sense keeping hoverboards from being an issue

Wellesley Public Schools Superintendent David Lussier credits parents for “using good common sense and ensuring that [hoverboards] are not coming to school.” He says “This really hasn’t become an issue for us yet” (echoing a response we got from Dana Hall School in Wellesley). Lussier was responding to our inquiry about whether the self-balancing — and […]

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Mini golf returns to Wellesley Free Library in January

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Save the date: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoonist visiting Wellesley on Jan. 23

Jim Lawson, a writer/illustrator/comic book artist for The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for over 20 years, will pay a visit to the Wellesley Free Library’s Children’s Room on Saturday, Jan. 23 from 1-2pm for a talk and demonstration. His latest book is Paleo: The Complete Collection. Find out more about Jim, who lives and works […]

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Wellesley mom retrieves book deal

Wellesley mom Keri Boyle has always managed to keep herself career-minded and plenty active. But once one has conquered the presidencies of both the Hardy School PTO and the Wellesley Mother’s Forum, yet one’s salaried job plus the busy-ness of mothering/managing three kids seems hardly enough to fill the the gaping chasms of time in one’s […]

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Beyond Wellesley…The Concord Museum and a few places in Concord center

Our family loves books, and our family loves Christmas. During the years when picture books and story time ruled our house, we never missed a December visit out to the Concord Museum in historic Concord, MA to see how volunteers had filled the museum’s galleries with over 35 trees as tremendous as a towering specimen […]

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Schofield students get an intro to coding

Schofield students this week participated in The Hour of Code, a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics. Computers, and thus coding, are everywhere, but whether students have the opportunity to learn coding through computer science classes depends on their local school system. In Massachusetts, as with […]

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Wellesley Historical Society’s Winter Wednesdays programs for kids return Jan. 6

Wellesley Historical Society‘s Winter Wednesdays programs for kids are back starting on Jan. 6. Winter Wednesdays is a series of children’s programs that each feature a different historical topic. During Winter Wednesdays, children investigate and learn about history through fun, hands-on activities and games. The program is conducted by the Wellesley Historical Society in partnership with […]

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