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Summer Stuff To Do (for Bored Kids)

Filed under: General Interest by News Staff at 11:59 pm on July 6, 2014

FRAMINGHAM, MA - During summer vacation many parents may be hearing the all too familiar "I'm bored" from their school age progeny.

Hey Ma! I'm bored!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]

Race to Nowhere

Filed under: Schools & Education by Randy Harris at 3:58 am on March 24, 2011

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Framingham Teachers Association is sponsoring a screening of "Race to Nowhere" in the Framingham High School Auditorium on Monday, April 25, 2011, from 7:00Pm - 9:00PM.

The film which is currently screening at many schools and communities across the country is, "a call to action for families, educators, and policy makers to challenge current assumptions on how to best prepare the youth of America to become healthy, bright, contributing and leading citizens."

Tickets are $10 for Adults and $5 for Students, ($12/$6 at the door).  Proceeds to support the FTA Scholarship Fund.  Tickets available online at: http://rtnframinghamhs.eventbrite.com

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