FRAMINGHAM, MA - During summer vacation many parents may be hearing the all too familiar "I'm bored" from their school age progeny.
In these "difficult economic times" things to do that are are free or only cost a few dollars -- and don't require excessive driving can help stretch the family budget between trips to Six Flags, Canobie Lake Park or other New England area day trips.
For activities in the list that require traveling in town -- consider having kids go places on MWRTA routes. Older kids can walk to a neighborhood bus stop, and go by themselves -- relieving their parents of driving duty -- and helping reduce local daytime traffic.
Things to do in Framingham in the Summer:
- Make some Sidewalk Chalk and color on the driveway, a concrete deck or the sidewalk with colored chalk. If you find a big enough area, you can use the chalk to make a bike riding course or ...[read more]
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Click image to download complete 2014 Spring & Summer programs listing, (in PDF format).
Framingham, MA - The Town of Framingham Parks & Recreation Department has published its list of 2014 SPRING & SUMMER PROGRAMS.
Registration for the popular Summer Recreation Centers, (for children Ages 5 - 13 yrs), begins Thursday, April 10th at the Academy Building in Cushing Memorial Park from 5:30-6:30pm, (then at the Parks & Recreation Office, during normal business hours, until all spots are filled).
Recreation Centers for the 2014 Summer Sessions will be located at Wilson Elementary School and Walsh Middle School. The program runs from 9:00am – 3:30pm and costs $240 per child per session, (Session I: July 7th – 18th, Session II: July 21st – Aug. 1st, Session III: Aug. 4th – 15th). Parents are responsible for transportation to an from program
For a complete list of all 2014 Spring & Summer programs, click here, (download is a .PDF file, requires Adobe Acrobat Reader to view or print).
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AF-TV, Public Access Television in Framingham, MA
FRAMINGHAM, MA - Just a few spots are still available in Summer TV Camp at Access Framingham!
This coming August, AF-TV will offer its second Summer TV Camp to young people ages 10-12. The dates are Monday, August 12 through Friday, August 16, from 9:00am-2:00pm each day.
Campers will work together to develop and produce an original program. Every child will have a hands-on experience with studio cameras, microphones, control room switcher, graphics and audio. Thanks to a grant from Impact Framingham, we will be adding ...[read more]
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2012 NORAD Santa Tracker
FRAMINGHAM, MA - Months become weeks, weeks become days, and as December 25th approaches, children's questions like; "How long until Christmas?", and "Are you sure Santa knows where our house is?", come with increasing frequency.
Thanks to NORAD, (the North American Aerospace Defense Command), kids of all ages can track Santa's travels on Christmas Eve with radar accuracy -- and spend time on the NORAD Santa Tracker Website playing games and enjoying other activities while ...[read more]
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