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!
Friday Oct 6
South Shore playground meetup Details TBD
Saturday Oct 7
Hike with Hike it Baby Details TBD
Sunday, Oct 15
IBW Bash and Raffle Drawing 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.)