We are so excited to share IBW 2017 with everyone! Check back here for new events as they are added.
Monday Oct 2
Outdoor Babywearing Tour of Gore Place 52 Gore Street, Waltham, MA 02453 10-11 Come kick off International Babywearing Week with us at Gore Place in Waltham! See part of the 50 acres of this beautiful estate and hear about our 3 centuries of history. Listen to stories of the landscape and imagine the estate Christopher Gore once called "My Farm at Waltham." We'll include tape bracelets for kids to collect nature finds and point out the different landscapes on the property (orchard, meadow, woods), walk past the Story Trail, and finish at the farm with a visit to the sheep and chickens!Dress for the weather, and come prepared to walk an extensive portion of the property. Bring your baby carrier and feel free to come a little early to have babywearing educators help you get a comfy fit before we begin the tour! We will meet at the Carriage House located next to the parking lot. $5 per caregiver. Tickets available at the door or for pre-purchase.
Babywearing Boogie with Mama Ballroom St. Paul Lutheran Church, 929 Concord Turnpike, Arlington 02476 10-11:30 Join us for a special edition of our monthly collaboration with Mama Ballroom! Dress ready to dance and bring some water in case you work up a sweat. All caregivers welcome!
Saturday Oct 7
Greenway Walk Dewey Square in Downtown Boston 9am-10:30am Join BWI of Greater Boston for a morning stroll along the Rose Kennedy Greenway in Downtown Boston. This beautiful park is a great way to check out the sites and maybe even duck over for some harbor views. We will be meeting in Dewey Square (just across the street from South Station). All family members of all ages are welcome. Bring a carrier for fitting help by one of our educators. (strollers are more than welcome too)
Please arrive for a 9am start to the walk!
Sunday Oct 8
South Shore Playground Meetup Marshfield Kids at Play Playground 10:30am-11:30am Join us at one of the favorites of the South Shore! Our educators will be there with some carriers for you to play with, or bring your own for some assistance. (There will be no lending library available) Meet at the tables just to the left of the playground entrance. Even if you do not need carrier help or do not want to browse the carriers we bring, this is still a great way to get outside with other South Shore families!
Friday Oct 13
Regularly scheduled South Shore Friday meeting
Saturday Oct 14
Regularly scheduled South Shore Saturday meeting
Sunday Oct 15
IBW 2017 "Threaded Together" Bash & Raffle Drawing Central Wharf Company 12pm-4pm Join babywearers all over the world in celebration of 2017's International Babywearing Week! This culminating celebration will include a prize-packed raffle, delicious free food from Central Wharf, mini family photo sessions with Mira Whiting Photography, custom slings created on the spot(!!) by the amazing Jan of Sleeping Baby Productions, kids activities, a baby carrier donation drive and so much more! Make a day of it and check out the city on a beautiful fall day in New England. Boston destinations like the New England Aquarium, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Long Wharf and so many more are just steps away. Stop in anytime between 12 and 4 to say hello, have some fun, support the work we do and grab a bite or drink from Central Wharf's fully stocked kitchen and bar! Interested in purchasing raffle tickets NOW? Email us at info@bwiboston! (Raffle winners do NOT need to be present at the party to win a prize.)
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