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At a recent 10th Anniversary Celebration of Volunteers and Staff, Karen Dillon delivered a heartfelt appreciation of her fellow volunteers. See what Karen had to say […]
Sunday, May 3rd from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm, we invite you to another workshop in our Parenting Through Grief Series, sponsored by the "alumni" parents of The Children's Room. Our next topic is on dating and marrying after a loss. Everyone is different, and our parents will talk about making decisions about dating. Taking the next step and remarrying is a important moment in your life, so come hear what other parents have to say about taking the plunge. The public is welcome to attend, admission is free, and RSVPs are essential so we may plan. Email [email protected] The workshop takes place at The Children's Room headquarters, 1210 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington.
Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, is a traditional Mexican celebration where friends and families gather to celebrate, remember and prepare special foods in honor of those who have died. Last November members of The Children’s Room staff attended a traditional Day of the Dead celebration at The Forest Hills Educational Trust. Read on to learn more about this year’s festival. For more information about the history, rituals and celebrations related to the Day of the Dead please visit their website: […]
After a wonderful season of about a dozen performances, The Children’s Room Teen Performance Troupe presented its final show for the season and the final (for now!) show with their talented troupe leader: Shelly Steward. In the audience were friends and family members of each of the six performers. The teens performed to over fifty people. The performance was the culmination of a year long process of recruiting performers and working on their skits. Three of the six performers will be graduating from high school this year and heading to college. For those whose performance was to be their last, they wanted to make sure that it was their best performance. The skits were full of energy and memories and the audience loved every minute. […]