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  • Follow us to plan a summer trip to beautiful, classic Connecticut – “Still Revolutionary!”

    When the coronavirus steps off the world stage and we all get back to normal, here’s why you need to plan a trip to Connecticut: Beautiful Towns Driving in and around Connecticut, your camera will...

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  • Online & Virtual: Art Exhibits, Cooking Classes, Fitness, Yoga,  Music, Fun & Learning for Kids

    Hey, folks, we are all indoors or in our yards, but that’s no reason to vegetate. In fact, it’s more important now than ever to stay sharp, mentally and physically. All kinds of institutions –...

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  • Online fun with a Providence themes: dueling pianos, trivia challenge, zoo creatures

    Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau and its digital media manager, Nicholas Millard, have come up with some fun Providence-themed activities. Dueling pianos, trivia competitions, fun...

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  • Restaurants Offering Take Out and Delivery During Corona Virus

    We all need to keep up with our social distancing now to slow the corona virus, but we still want and need to eat good meals made by professional chefs. That leads to takeout and delivery of...

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  • USS Constitution Museum blog is awash in wonderful tales from life at sea: great fun reading for kids!

    The USS Constitution Museum in Charlestown, MA ,has a wonderful blog with great stories of life on the high seas, one right after the other. Parents, this is fun reading for kids interested (or...

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  • Corned eff and Cabbage at St. Patrick’s Day — It’s DIY this year, fans

    I am not a cook, so my corned beef and cabbage dinner (sometimes called the New England boiled dinner) comes to me every year about this time on a plate served by a waiter from the kitchen of a...

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  • Some programs cancelled at deCordova, Castle Hill, Fruitlands, Old Manse, and other MA historic properties

    The Trustees of Reservations, which operates many wonderful historic homes and properties in New England, is keeping its properties open and well-cleaned during the COVID-19 infection period. But...

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  • Best weekend events March 13-15 – Get outdoors and celebrate nature: maple, owls, plovers, bobsleds

    Best weekend events March 13-15 – Get outdoors and celebrate nature: maple, owls, plovers, bobsled rides up north. Browse below:               New Hampshire Maple Experience in Bethlehem, NH on...

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  • Early spring has landed in southern New England: See ideas for glorious nature & family walks

    Just when many of us would like a break from the news cycle, mid-spring (weather) has landed with both feet in much of southern New England, bringing budding trees, birdsong, and the itch to get...

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  • Celtic Sojourn performances moving from Sanders Theatre to Wilbur Theatre in Boston on March 14

    Two performances of A St. Patrick’s Day Celtic Sojourn scheduled for Sanders Theatre of Harvard University have been moved to The Wilbur Theatre, 246 Tremont Street, Boston on March 14 at 4 p.m....

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  • Get four free tickets to fabulous Riverdance in Boston for March 31 — just fill out a form here!

    Boch Center in Boston is generously offering four free tickets to the fabulous Riverdance opening night performance at the Wang Theatre on March 31. For free tickets to this thrilling dance...

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  • MASS Beer Week March 7-14 celebrates and serves Massachusetts beers

    Massachusetts tap rooms, breweries, brew pubs, and restaurants are celebrating MASS Beer Week March 7 to 14 by opening their doors for special events that serve and celebrate Massachusetts-made...

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  • Best weekend events March 6-8: Snowmobile rodeo, British comedy, Irish song and storytelling

    Warm up your March plans with lots of energetic events as St. Patrick’s season, maple harvest, and snow fun light up calendars across New England. See below and find more Events and Fairs &...

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  • Irish police/fire officers seeking boaters’ support for 240-mile row for charity along New England coast

    A charity organization composed of firefighters and police officers from Dublin, Ireland, is planning a major rowing event along the coast of New England and the group is asking for our support....

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  • Dine Out Boston: Almost 200 restaurants invite you to dine at discounted prices March 1-13

    Dine Out Boston, taking place March 1-6 and  8-13,  is a time to sample food from Boston-area restaurants at discounted prices, of $15 to $25 for lunch and $28, $33, or $38 for dinner. There are...

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  • Mayflower II Returns to Massachusetts! Big celebrations planned for May, in Charlestown and Plymouth

    After a three-year restoration at Mystic Seaport in Connecticut, in May 2020 Mayflower II sails back to Massachusetts, first for a stop at Charlestown Navy Yard near Boston and then to its home...

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  • Best weekend events Feb. 21-23 – Mardi Gras, festival at the far, beach polo, & graffiti art!

    This late-winter weekend offers lots of outdoor and indoor fun in New England. Adults can enjoy jazzy, bead-infused Mardi Gras celebrations; kids and families can explore a 19th-century classic...

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  • February Vacation Days at Shelburne Farm in Vermont, coming February 24-26 

    Winter on the farm is a place of wonder and fun. Shelburne Farms in Shelburne, Vermont, offers a three-day program, February 24-26, to get kids outdoors and having a good time (with a little bit...

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  • Mardi Gras is on the way – what better time to dive into hot and happy Cajun/Creole cuisine?

    Mardi Gras is February 25 this year, folks. This is your reminder to devise a plan for a Cajun-Creole meal this weekend: gumbo, seafood boil, soufflé pancakes, and much more. Do you wonder why the...

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  • Winter Fun Day at Fruitlands Museum in Harvard MA on February 17. 102 Prospect Hill Road,Harvard, MA — Come to beautiful and histloric Fruitlands Museum for cocoa and treats at a bonfire,...

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