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ZooLights at the Stone Zoo

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Tue, Nov 25, 2014

zoolightsThe Stone Zoo in Stoneham will be celebrating ZooLights, starting on November 27th.

ZooLights will be at the Stone Zoo from 5pm-9pm until January 4th. 

"ZooLights promises to dazzle visitors of all ages this holiday season.

Enter a winter wonderland of tree-lined paths lit by thousands of twinkling lights.

Stroll through festively decorated Yukon Creek, home to bald eagles, North American porcupines, Canada lynx (including three kittens born earlier this year), reindeer and arctic foxes."

Please click here for more information. 

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A Wild Affair at The Stone Zoo

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Thu, Jun 12, 2014

franklin zooThe Stone Zoo in Stoneham, MA has a ton of awesome events going on over the summer! One of their main events is their "A Wild Affair" tasting event! The event will be held on Saturday, June 21st from 5:30pm-9:30pm.

"Stone Zoo’s 10th Annual A Wild Affair is a 'tasting' event that features stations hosted by local restaurants and caterers - as well as live entertainment, a silent auction, and an opportunity to stroll among the animals.

Each guest will receive one drink ticket redeemable at our Martini/Zootini bar, generously sponsored by Deep Eddy Vodka."

This event is 21+. Please click here for more info and ticket availability. 

Charlesgate Realty Group Boston First Time Home Buyer Class

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Family-Friendly Black Friday Activities

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Wed, Nov 27, 2013

franklin parkBoston.com has some great options on where to go with your family and friends if you want to have some fun and avoid the mall. 

Half-price admission to Franklin Park Zoo One Franklin Park Rd., Dorchester. Fri., Nov. 28, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Adults, $8.50; seniors, $7; ages 2-12, $5.50. All ages. Burn off your turkey dinner while visiting with the many animals throughout the zoo.

Half-price admission to Stone Zoo (does not include evening ZooLights), 149 Pond St., Stoneham. Fri., Nov. 28, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Adults, $7; seniors, $6; ages 2-12, $5. All ages. Continue to celebrate the holiday by bringing the whole gang to the zoo for a day of fun. Note that the discount does not apply to the evening ZooLights.

"Black Friday Full Day Adventure: Party Crashing," Guard Up!, 103 Terrance Hall Ave., Burlington. Fri., Nov 28, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (extended day option available). Ages 6+. Goblins, ogres, and orcs have been raiding nearby villages all month. They have stolen gifts and food from the citizens of these towns. Recently, we have found out where the creatures have been gathering. Help us track down these thieves and crash their party. Bring your friends and your swords! (Foam swords provided.) Pre-registration required. Bring a nut-free lunch. 

For full list of family friendly events, please go to the Boston.com link here

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Special Easter Events

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Fri, Mar 29, 2013

  Boston Easter

Easter is right around the corner! Boston has a lot to offer from zoo events to egg hunts to brunches. Check out some of the events the city has this upcoming weekend! 



Bunny Bonanzoo

Stone Zoo
149 Pond St
Stoneham, MA 02180
(781) 438-5100
Saturday, March 30 10:00am- 3:00pm

"Hop on down the bunny trail to Stone Zoo where an Easter celebration awaits! Children's activities include holiday games, crafts and other fun surprises. Families can also visit with a special guest, the Easter Bunny, who will be ready to smile for photographs!


Third Annual Cambridge Community Easter Egg-Stravaganza!

Cambridge Common Park
1667 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
Saturday, March 30, 10:00am – 12:30pm

The Cambridge Community is really excited about their 3rd Annual Easter Egg-Stravaganza! This year is going to be even bigger and better than last year.They'll have games, prizes, an enormous Easter egg hunt featuring over 10,000 eggs, and a whole lot of fun for the family. It’s going to be a great time with the kids, and the best part is that the whole event is free!


Egg Hunt

Adams Park
72 Poplar St
Roslindale, MA 02131
(617) 635-4505
Saturday, March 30, 2013 10:00am- 1:00pm

Join the Easter Bunny to hunt for 6,000 treat-filled eggs hidden throughout Roslindale’s tree-lined Adams Park. Children ages 2 to 6 may attend the hunt and should bring a basket or bag to collect eggs.Older kids and families can join the parent/child egg toss and bunny hop races, with special prizes for the winning teams. Kids crafts and refreshments


The Beehive

541 Tremont St., Boston

The Beehive is hosting an Easter jazz brunch from 10 a.m.—4 p.m. with a three-course prix fixe meal. Kids can order off the “Little Bee’s Kids Menu,” and can also participate in The Beehive’s annual Easter egg hunt from 10 a.m.—3 p.m. The Beehive will also offer an Easter dinner for latecomers featuring food and cocktail specials.


L’Espalier Restaurant

774 Boylston St., Boston

Chef Frank McClelland of L’Espalier used seasonal ingredients from his own farm to create a three course prix fixe menu, which includes options like Scottish smoked salmon and shaved artichoke salad with Okeechobee shrimp. The children’s menu has more basic fare such as French toast and Toad in a Hole, coddled egg with toasted brioche and bacon.

Brunch is available from noon—1:45 p.m. and is $85 per person and $35 for children.

The Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro

25 Charles St., Boston 
 (617) 723-7575

Before you "hop" on the dessert cart, enjoy roasted asparagus salad, poached eggs over salmon, brioche French toast, Tamworth ham, and other exceptional Easter edibles. March 31 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $39 (reservations recommended). "


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