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Something Ventured: La Posada

Posada siblings dish up a childhood love for Latin American cooking The siblings behind La Posada discovered a love of food at a young age in their home country of El Salvador. “I grew up around food,” Joe Posada says. “Living at home was like living at a restaurant, there was so much food, so […]


O2 Yoga’s Vegan Cafe Aims to Transition Into Food Truck

VO2 Vegan Cafe, located inside O2 Yoga’s Cambridge location, has always been a family business. Mimi Loureiro was the driving force behind the Mass Ave. wellness center—made up of the cafe, O2 Yoga, and massage space—while her husband, Steven Carpenter, led its buildout. Their sons, Dylan and Deven Carpenter, worked in the cafe, and Deven, 15, […]


February School Vacation Week

This event occurs from 11:00AM to 4:00PM on Sunday, February 17–Friday, February 22, and on Sunday, February 24 (closed on Saturday, February 23). The Harvard Semitic Museum is closed on Saturdays. Free, fun, family activities allow visitors to explore arts from the ancient Near East. Activities change daily: make Egyptian accessories, hear a story, inscribe […]


The ’Ville Gets A New Wine Haven

Joe’s Liquor’s Wine Destination is a Family Effort Paul Robichaud admits it’s an unlikely combination: an encyclopedic knowledge of tools and a deep appreciation and understanding of fine wine. “Not everyone understood how you could be in the tool business and know about wine,” he says. “It was hard to explain to anyone.” But the […]


Santa Claus Conquers the Martians: A Staged Radio Play

This December, The Post-Meridian Radio Players bring back by popular demand an original adaptation of that 1964 Christmas classic film, Santa Claus Conquers the Martians. Watch Martians kidnap Santa Claus from Earth and bring him to Mars to make toys for their own children. Can Santa get back to Earth in time for Christmas? Is […]


Breakfast of Family Champions hosted by Parenting Journey

Somerville-based nonprofit, Parenting Journey, will host its inaugural Breakfast of Family Champions benefit dinner honoring members of the community who work to empower families. It will be an evening of fun and celebration, featuring lively activities such as a Family Feud style game show with special guests, and the always enjoyable, breakfast for dinner. All […]


Mascharada! Musical Surprises from 17th-century Germany

The 2017-18 season of Early Music Afternoons will conclude on Sunday, April 15, 2018, with a concert of German baroque instrumental music featuring El Dorado Ensemble (Carol Lewis, Janet Haas, Paul Johnson, Mai-Lan Broekman and Alice Mroszczyk, violas da gamba; Olav Chris Henriksen, baroque lute & theorbo).  The program includes canzonas, dances, and music with […]


Parenting Journey Fall Open House, 10/18

Parenting Journey welcomes the community to a Fall Open House to learn how the organization partners with families to address the community’s most pressing challenges, including recovery from substance use and recent federal immigration decisions. This is a great chance to meet others in the parent advocacy community and share resources that can be helpful […]


Le Petit Concert: Chamber Music from 18th-century France

The new season of Early Music Afternoons  begins on Sunday, October 8, 2017, with a concert of music from 18th-century France performed by Duo Maresienne (Carol Lewis, pardessus and basse de viole; Olav Chris Henriksen, theorbo and baroque guitar).  The duo will play a variety of chamber works unique to this elegant age in French […]


Conception Contemporary Art Show

Come see over 30 of Boston’s best emerging artists display and sell their latest works! We will have painters, photographers, sculptors, and more, including live music from Lightworkers.    Conception Exhibits are now taking place across the US, and have been featured in the Dallas Patron Magazine, Wall St Journal and ABC news.


Summer Sundays at Harvard Semitic Museum

Every Sunday this summer, drop in for free, fun “make and take” family activities. Create Egyptian accessories, play ancient board games, and inscribe clay tablets as you explore arts from the lands of the Ancient Near East. Activities change every week and run through August 27. Admission to the museum is always free. Weekly museum […]


RAISING GENERATION Z: What the Experts Say

Every year, we learn more about the ins and outs of good parenting. To be brief: It’s a tough job, and many people often face it with limited resources and support. That’s where Parenting Journey in Somerville and the Cambridge Center for Families come in. They help teach parents good parenting skills and provide them […]