January 3, 2019

There is a really cool event going on next weekend, but I am so excited about it that I needed to tell you now so hopefully you can still get tickets. There is a National Geographic Live show at the Museum of Science on Friday January 11th called “When Women Ruled the...

December 13, 2018

Did you know there is a Thomas the Train exhibit currently underway at the Boston Museum of Science? 2/5 of the science family is planning to be there, because the other 3/5s of us are heading off to Florida for the National Scholastic Chess Tournament. Why go to Flori...

October 25, 2018

In case you missed last weekend’s National Chemistry celebration at the Museum of Science, do not despair! The week ends with a similarly exciting celebration at the Boston Children’s Museum on Saturday (http://www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org/calendar/national-chemistry-...

October 18, 2018

This is a wonderful weekend to be a chemist in Boston, because we are starting National Chemistry Week on Sunday with an enormous chemistry celebration at the Boston Science Museum. Check out this link: https://www.mos.org/public-events/national-chemistry-week-celebrat...

October 11, 2018

What are you up to this weekend, scientists? If you haven’t checked out King Richard’s Faire, in Carver, MA, this would be a great time to try it! Check out the official website here: https://kingrichardsfaire.net/. Basically this is a Rennaisance fair, where you can t...

June 28, 2018

This weekend is the start of Free Fun Fridays, where now through the end of August, you can get access to a variety of locations around the Boston area for no money. Zero dollars. Check out the program website at: http://highlandstreet.org/programs/free-fun-Fridays, an...

June 7, 2018

What are you planning for this weekend, readers? If you haven’t headed to the scooperbowl yet (http://www.scooperbowl.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1177885), today is your last day. I tried to find a scientific article that says ice cream is good for you, which I am...

May 17, 2018

What’s on your schedule this weekend, scientists, parents, and scientist-parents? If you are in the Boston area, a great Saturday event is FREE FERRY DAY (http://www.bostonharborislands.org/free-ferry-day), where you can take the ferry for free (thanks, captain obvious...

April 12, 2018

It will get warm, it will get warm, it will get warm. Keep saying that to yourself, and soon it will actually be warm. In the meantime, though, be sure to check out the Cambridge Science Festival (https://www.cambridgesciencefestival.org/), April 13-22. Lots of events...

March 29, 2018

 One more March weekend, and what should we do?

1. Did you know that the Institute for Contemporary Art in Boston has a free kids playdate the last Friday of every month? This weekend is the time to take advantage of this! Art and Science are so intertwined, use many of...

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