Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Looking for something to do during school vacation this week? We came up with a few ideas.
Wednesday, February 20
It's school vacation week in Winchester, and that means a week of keeping your school-aged children entertained. There's plenty of snow for sledding and snowman-making, however you might want to get out and explore science, history, art or more with your children. Or maybe you just want an indoor space to play? Here are a few ideas for things to do and places to visit this vacation week, within an hour of Winchester: Tell us in the comments where you venture out during school vacation weeks.
Friday, August 3, 2012
Wanna take a short trip this weekend? Check out what's happening on the Rhode Island and New Hampshire seacoasts, the Cape and Martha's Vineyard.
Looking for a fast and fun getaway from Winchester this weekend? Summer in New England is filled with options. Check out what's happening this weekend in a few favorite summer spots: Weather: Partly sunny both days, a humid Saturday with highs around 80 and lows in the upper 60s, and on Sunday, a 30 percent chance of showers with highs in the upper 70s and lows around 70. Guided kayak tour: Join a Felix Neck naturalist on an exciting kayak adventure on Sengekontacket Pond on Saturday morning. Paddle by Sarson’s Island to see nesting shorebirds. Watch American oystercatchers, cormorants and shorebirds feed and frolic. Explore the salt marsh and search for pond wildlife. All trips focus on the natural history of saltwater communities found …
Friday, May 11, 2012
Our Best of Patch Readers' Choice winner.
If you’re looking to “get away” but don’t feel like going very far, the Griffin Museum of Photography is a great “destination,” according to our readers. The Shore Road museum, which features exhibits from a variety of photographers throughout the year, juried exhibitions and a summer photography camp for children, topped this week’s poll to win our most recent Best of Patch Readers’ Choice contest for best place to staycation in or around Winchester. “(It has a) great exhibition on Fenway Park in a building that is not your typical museum but looks more like an old New England grist mill. It is also very kid friendly,” reader Vaughan said of the museum. “(It’s) a delightful artistic experience in a beautiful pastoral setting!” reader …