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Numerous local organizations and non-profits, will be educating and inspiring people about the many advantages of local food and a maintaining healthy and fit lifestyle. Food is central to daily life and family culture, and a means for empowerment, community connection and cultural celebration. With goals to reduce waste at the Festival, we are encouraging non-profits to have engaging exhibits that minimize paper handouts.

The Family Fun Zone is filled with exciting interactive games and activities for the whole family! From getting physical to being in touch with our animals of the land and sea, there is something for everyone! Family Fun Zone is presented by: The Trustees and KAS Consulting.

The Trustees will once again bring the experience of the farm to us on The Greenway! Grande ole Goats is an interactive favorite where children meet and milk our guest goats from Chestnut Hill Farms, Southborough MA. This year, the goats will bring a few more guests to join them!

And, for the animal in you, will transform your face into a roaring lion, timid tiger or cuddly teddy bear…Lions, and tigers and bears, oh my!  Angela will make magic again with her brush bringing to your face anything from butterflies and flowers to your favorite super heroes or action figure!

2017 Happenings

  • New England Aquarium will have its Tidepool Open House on site with a variety of water animals to touch and learn exciting facts about each one!
  • with Shikha, first a special performance and then you will dance and workout the Bollywood way
  • The Trustees will bring you a little taste of the farm
    • Pretty Produce Prints with composting lessons
    • Grande Ole Goats from Chestnut Hill Farms, Southborough MA
    • Rabbits and chickens and more, oh my!
    • Wild flower planting for natural blooming color
    • Veggie Squad will be roaming the Zone…photo ops! courtesy Boson Public Market
    • Bicycle Apple Press
    • Bean Bag Toss
  • The Greenway’s GreenPlay will tap into your creative spirit and imagination
    • Imagination Playground of foam blocks to build a truck, a tractor or whatever you imagine
  • Science on the Street with Cambridge Science Festival will have you flying high with Kite-making and Stomp Rockets
  • Afrobeat Fit will have you moving to the music of jazz, soul and funk from the different countries of West Africa
  • will add a bit of magic to your face, making it a living canvas of personalized art
  • ChopChop Kids Magazines and Boston Book Festival ‘s One City One Story

FAMILY FUN ZONE (Rings Fountain and on lawn on Zone B)

Family Fun Zone is presented by: The Trustees and KAS Consulting

Visit the Family Fun Zone for Goats, Pretty Prints, the New England Aquarium Tidepool Touch Tank, Bean Bag Toss & More!

  • 11:00 AM-4:00 PM
  • 11:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • 12:00 PM -1:00 PM
    • Bollywood Performance followed by Dance with Shikha Bajpai from (Lawn)
  • 12:00 PM-5:00 PM
    • Face Painting with Angela and
  • 1:00 PM- 1:30 PM
    • Milking Demonstration with Grand Ole Goats from Chestnut Hill Farm
  • 1:30 PM -2:00 PM
    • Bollywood Dance with Shikha Bajpai from Studio Bollywood (Lawn)
  • 2:00 PM-2:30 PM
    • Milk Demonstration with Grand Ole Goats from Chestnut Hill Farm
  • 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
    • Move to the music of jazz, soul and funk with Afrobeat Fit (Lawn)