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Your Ultimate Spring Guide to Local Fun

Your Ultimate Spring Guide to Local Fun

Our local activities listings will keep your #MacKid entertained and enriched and perhaps a bit exhausted through April Break and all year long! First things first. Check our EVENT CALENDAR. Next, let us share some of our favorite places for ...

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April Vacation Fun at the Springfield Museums

April Vacation Fun at the Springfield Museums

This April vacation, join the Springfield Museums for their amazing Puppet Festival, April 20-24. Performances included the timeless classic Peter & The Wolf by the National Marionette Theater, plus fun on the high seas with Everybody Loves Pirates by Frogtown ...

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Top 5 Playgrounds in the Springfield Area

Top 5 Playgrounds in the Springfield Area

“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.” -;Fred Rogers Get outside with your family! I present ---> #MacKid Springfield's ...

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Enter to WIN a Pair of Tix to Princess Dream Luncheon!

Join The Winter Sisters from My Princess Dream Party and their friends for a dream luncheon at UNOs across from the Eastfield Mall in Springfield! Have you ever wanted to meet a snowman? Ticket price includes a full lunch, soft ...

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Enter to WIN a 4-pack of Disney Live Tix in Boston!

Enter to WIN a 4-pack of Disney Live Tix in Boston!

Step into a world of wonder where dreams come true in Disney Live! presents Three Classic Fairy Tales Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt. Join Mickey and Minnie as they bring the timeless fairy tale adventures of Cinderella, Beauty and ...

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More Camps Added

More Camps Added

Thinking about summer camp for your #MacKid? You've come to the right place! Here you will find details about some of the best programs in our area. Be sure to connect with us on Facebook to learn even more about ...

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Academy Hill School SPARK Summer Programs

Academy Hill School SPARK Summer Programs

Academy Hill School SPARK Summer Programs 1190 Liberty Street, Springfield Contact: MaryGrace Stewart at 413-788-0300 or [email protected] Academy Hill School's SPARK summer program consists of dynamic enrichment courses designed to ignite the interests of students in meaningful ways and to ...

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Camp Casa

Camp Casa

Camp Casa 44 Sherman Street, Springfield Contact: Michelle Parent at 413-739-5626 ext. 106 or [email protected] will be accepting Springfield campers between the ages of 6-11 -; with preference being given to previous campers and those living within the 01109 area. ...

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Camp Invention

Camp Invention

Camp Invention East LongmeadowMeadow Brook School, 607 Parker Street, East Longmeadow Contact: 800-968-4332 or www.campinvention.org Camp Invention is where BIG ideas become the next BIG thing! Join us as we celebrate our 25th year of reinventing summer fun! This exciting, ...

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Drama Camp at Playful Minds

Drama Camp at Playful Minds

DRAMA camp at Playful Minds with AKT (Amy Kimball Theatre) ProductionsSpringfieldContact: Amy Kimball at [email protected] Starstruck Players presents: “It's Showtime Folks!” at Playful Minds with AKT (Amy Kimball Theatre) Productions Dates: July 27 -; 31 Times: 9:00 am -; 4:00 ...

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Girl Scout Summer Camps

Girl Scout Summer Camps Contact: 800-462-9100 or [email protected] Camp Bonnie Brae is nestled in the southern Berkshire Mountains on beautiful Big Pond. Each week approximately 100 campers enjoy a classic summer camp experience led by 30 fun and professional camp ...

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Interksate 91 Summer Camp

Interksate 91 Summer Camp

Interskate 91 Summer Camp 2043 Boston Road, Wilbraham Contact: Rob Gould at 413-543-3991 or [email protected]

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JCC Summer Camps

JCC Summer Camps

JCC Summer Camps 1160 Dickinson Street, Springfield Contact: Louis Lasko at 413-739-4715 or [email protected] Hundreds of children have a great time at JCC Summer Camps... yes, "Camps" is plural... why? Because we have a variety of camps available for all ...

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Mad Science Summer Programs

Mad Science Summer Programs

Mad Science of Western New England Contact: 413-584-7243 or [email protected] Our awesome summer activity weeks are filling up with enthusiastic junior scientists! Please register early to take advantage of our discounts. Each week features a different topic and is independent ...

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Miss Leticia's Music and Art Camp

Miss Leticia's Music and Art Camp

Miss Leticia's Music and Art Camp 41 Blue Hills Road, Amherst Contact: Leticia Davies at 413-246-7338 or [email protected] Guitar and Ukulele camp for beginners to more advanced students, ages 6-13. Camp dates are: June 29 - July 3 (Radio Hits ...

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Pioneer Valley Montessori School Summer Programs

Pioneer Valley Montessori School Summer Programs

Pioneer Valley Montessori School Summer Program 1524 Parker Street, Springfield Contact: Margaret Bagge at 413-782-3108 or [email protected] PVMS offers sessions in our Toddler Program and our Children's House Program. Toddlers include children from age 18 months to 2.9 months. Children's ...

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Playful Minds Learning Center Summer Programs

Playful Minds Learning Center Summer Programs

Playful Minds Learning CenterMultiple locations in SpringfieldContact: Whitney Thompson at 413-301-8860 or [email protected] Playful Minds Early Childhood programming offers developmentally appropriate activities that foster emotional, social, and intellectual growth. They utilize Creative Curriculum in addition to a supplement curriculum Growing ...

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Scantic River Child Care & Preschool

Scantic River Child Care & Preschool

Scantic River Child Care 590 Main Street, Hampden Contact: Sarah Schoolcraft at 413-566-2906 or [email protected] We are currently enrolling for our summer and fall program, children 15 months to 5 years of age. We offer morning and afternoon snack. Lunch ...

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Springfield Museums Summer Courses for Young People

Springfield Museums Summer Courses for Young People

Springfield Museums Summer Courses for Young People21 Edwards Street, SpringfieldContact: 413-263-6800 ext. 377 or 382 or [email protected] Unlock your child's inner artist, designer, or scientist! Partial and full day Museum School courses are available during the summertime for kids ages ...

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Easy Ways for Your Family to "Go Green"

Easy Ways for Your Family to "Go Green"

April 22nd marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day. First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day is recognized as the official holiday of the environmental movement. It's an opportunity for us to think about our impact on the Earth and to ...

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How to Build a Fairy Gnome House

How to Build a Fairy Gnome House

Legend has it that if you build a tiny house in your yard, you just might attract a fairy or gnome. Here are a few tips for making your magical guest feel right at home.Step 1. Grab a basket and ...

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Budget-Friendly Playdate: Host a Toy Swap

Budget-Friendly Playdate: Host a Toy Swap

Want to keep your child's toy box from over flowing with “stuff” but still give him a few new things to play with? Invite some friends over for a toy swap! It's a great way to clean some extra things ...

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Whip Up a Delicious Chocolate Mousse

Whip Up a Delicious Chocolate Mousse

Love chocolate? Here's a healthy treat for those with a sweet tooth. And it's a great recipe for a dairy and gluten free diet.Serving size: 1 cup (add ingredients accordingly to make bigger batch)Ingredients:• 1 ripe avocado • 1/4 cup ...

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Happy Tot Love My Veggies

Happy Tot Love My Veggies

Did You Know? Carrots are not always orange! They can also be found in purple, white, red or yellow! Carrots originated around 900-1000 A.D. in Afghanistan. Today, they provide 30% of the vitamin A in the US diet which is ...

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Stop the (Sibling) Insanity!

Stop the (Sibling) Insanity!

Are you being driven crazy by constant sibling fighting? Rivalry, competition, jealousy, and taunting? According to one study, siblings ages 3-7 fight, on average, 7 times per hour. What's a mama to do? The Mother Company is here to help.Ruby's ...

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