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Budget-Friendly Events in November

November officially starts the holiday season excitement! It’s a busy month for sure – with Thanksgiving planning in full swing and holiday shopping to complete. Take some time with the kids and unwind at one of these family-friendly activities 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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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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Meal Prep Garlic Chicken and Veggie Pasta

Ingredients 4 servings 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 lb. chicken breast, diced 2 carrots, sliced 1 zucchini, sliced 1 yellow squash, sliced 4 cups kale, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 cups whole grain whole wheat rotini pasta 2

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Watermelon Pizza

A healthy dessert “pizza” recipes topped off with yogurt and fresh fruit! Vegetarian, Gluten free Serves 8-10 Time: 10 minutes Ingredients 1/2 cup Blueberries 1/2 cup Cherries 1/2 cup Pomegranate seeds 1/2 cup Raspberries 1/2 cup Strawberries 1 Watermelon Condiments 1 Honey or maple syrup Instructions

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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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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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Couch to 5K – Family Edition

As the weather warms up, each weekend in the Boston area there seems to be a road race. While you may grumble about the traffic they cause or the crowds in the streets, these local races can also be a

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Have a healthy and fun Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is all about family, fun, and food! To avoid that too full, stuffed feeling that can come after you’ve indulged in a bit too much turkey and, well, stuffing, try adding some activities to the day that the whole

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Boston Parks & Recreation: Summer in the Parks 2015

The Boston Parks & Recreation: Summer in the Parks Program and Events Guide has great activities for all ages and interests, from performing arts to fitness classes. Check it out and plan some family fun for your summer!

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