Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Whether you went far or stayed in town, share what you've been up to this week.
It's school vacation week here in Weston, a time for students and their families to get some much-needed rest and relaxation. Did you head to a tropical climate or escape to a warm beach? Did you explore a new state in our country? Did you hit the ski slopes? Visit grandma? Or perhaps you stayed right here in town? Whatever you did this school vacation week, here's a chance to show off your photography — or videography — skills. Upload your pics and videos of cool climes, warm waves, groomers and gondolas, or that snowman you built in your backyard. To upload a picture, click on the "Upload photos and videos" button above the photo. We'll highlight some of your photos as the featured photo.
Saturday, February 16, 2013
You have a week to entertain yourself and your kids. Let's make a list of your creative boredom busting ideas.
Sure lots of people take a trip during February Vacation. Then again, lots of people don't. For those spending the next week in Weston, sans school, it's time to get creative when it comes to keeping everyone happy and occupied. We're calling on parents, students, whomever to offer up some boredom busting ideas for the February vacation. Do you have a great family pasttime that every enjoys during a winter week off from school? Do you bake dozens and dozens of cookies only to give them all away? Do you insist on a fun, family cleaning spree (good luck with that)? Tell us: February Vacation Week in Weston is a Great Time to ...
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
A lack of snow this season may change your usual plans, so here are some other ideas for their week off.
I can remember how much fun this was when I was a kid. Along with the numerous shows and exhibits, the MofS also has various events and activities including podcasts, live animal presentations, planetarium shows and more. To view the daily schedule, click here. You may be surprised what's around the house that you could use as art tools. Paper plates and cups, yarn, markers or even some old holiday ornaments can make for a fun afternoon. You never know ... you may have the next Food Network Star in your home. One day pick out a meal for dinner and show the kids how to measure ingredients. Then have them stir or mix with some of their favorite music in the background. Their math teachers will be happy to know their minds are staying sharp …