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VO2 Vegan Cafe Aims to Transition Into Food Truck

VO2 Vegan Cafe 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, helps Loureiro test recipes. Dylan passed […]


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 […]


Joyful Noise Gospel Concert

The Multicultural Arts Center will again produce and present the Joyful Noise Gospel Concert with the Harlem Gospel Concert. For over 30 years, the Multicultural Arts Center has brought people together from all around New England to celebrate the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This signature community event represents and […]


Steam Kettle – A Music Festival at Hale

Grab your blanket or camp chair and join us on Cat Rock Field for an afternoon of music and craft brews! Beer garden by Night Shift Brewing. Lineup includes Busty and the Bass, Will Evans & Rising Tide, and Juice, with more artists to be announced. Hale is proud to celebrate 100 years of providing […]


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 […]


14th annual Revels RiverSing

Join thousands of voices in song as Revels waves goodbye to summer and welcomes in the fall at this FREE family-friendly Autumnal Equinox celebration taking place in Harvard Square and along the Charles River in Cambridge.  Enjoy pre-show festivities in Winthrop Park followed by a puppet-filled parade and communal singing along the river with David […]


Full Moon Celebrates 20 Years of Family-Focused Dining

Ask any parent—eating out with kids can be complicated. So when Sarah Wheaton opened Full Moon in 1997, she did it with a concept that was radical in its simplicity: she’d serve delicious, complete meals in a space that outwardly, intentionally welcomed families with children. Full Moon will turn 20 in just a few months, and while the menu has […]