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International Babywearing Week: October 10-16, 2011

Boston Babywearers are planning our most elaborate events ever! And we hope you can join us. Here's a schedule of what's going on, contact us for more information.

Plus be on the look out for a Babywearing Flash Mob in downtown this week!! Email us if you want to join the fun!

Raffle tickets for our grand fundraiser will also be on sale at EVERY event this week! Cash or Check. Tickets will be $5 each or available in the following bulk quantities: 5 tickets for $20, 12 tickets for $40 or 15 tickets for $50. 
 See our Raffle page for more details!!


Monday, October 10, 2011 - 10:00-10:45 am

Sprouting Melodies @ Roman Music Therapy Services
Join other wearers and their little ones for a demo music class of fun songs and movements to stimulate the senses. Providing more than just your average music class, the class is shaped to promote child development for ages 0-2 years. 

Free; registration required. Space is limited, so please sign up soon.
Email us to register.

Roman Music Therapy Services
423 Main Street
Melrose, MA 02176
Main phone: 781.665.0700

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 6:30-9:00 pm

Carrier Speed Dating @ Magic Beans Brookline
Join Boston Babywearers leaders and the experts at Magic Beans for a whole new way of learning about baby carriers. Together we will demo the proper use of Soft Structured Carriers, Ring Slings, Mai Tai and Wrap Carriers in a fun, interactive setting. See, feel and try the carriers on while getting to know more than 6 different kinds throughout the store.

Registration required: $10 per person gains admission plus a $10 credit for MBeans.
Space is limited, so please sign up soon.
Email us for info about registration.

Magic Beans Brookline
312 Harvard St.
Brookline, MA 02446
Main phone: 617.264.2326

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 10:00-1:00 pm

Monthly Meeting with Stash Show, Tell, and Sell
We will hold our regular monthly meeting with our BW 101 demonstration talk from 10:00 - 11:00 am. Then from 11:00 - 1:00 pm we will open the floor and welcome all members to bring their personal stashes for Show and Tell. Everyone can check out what others are wearing, get tips and advice from fellows wearers and ohh and ahh over their favorites. We will have a full swap with "For Sale and For Trade" tables for members to make their own exchanges. Please bring cash if you hope to purchase anything.

Free; NO registration required. Everyone is welcome to sell their personal stash, email[email protected] for more information on set up.

MIT Stratton Student Center
84 Mass Ave, Room 407
Cambridge, MA 02139
Main phone: 617.253.3913

Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 7:00-8:00 pm

Babywearing Basics @ Isis Parenting Boston
Have you always wanted to attend a meeting but we've just been too far away? Do you work in downtown Boston and need a meeting you can join after hours? Come visit us at Isis Parenting Boston for their Expert Speakers Series. We will be going over all the basics you need to know when you start babywearing. We'll cover safety concerns, general tips and explain the differences between the various styles of baby carriers. This class is geared toward novice wearers, but will cover multiple age ranges from newborn through toddler/preschooler.

Free; registration required. Seating is limited, so please sign up soon.
Contact Isis directly for registration: 781.429.1500, Isis members can register online.

Isis Parenting Boston
The Shops at Prudential Center 
800 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02199
Main phone: 781.429.1500

Friday, October 14, 2011 

Shhhh--We can't announce anything publicly just yet, but email us to join in today!!

Saturday, October 15, 2011 - 1:00-4:00 pm

First Annual BW Celebration and Fundraiser
This event will focus on merriment, with a splash of education mixed in. We hope to have entertainers and activities for the children, plus maybe something to keep the parents entertained also. Educational materials will be available for those who would like to learn more about our group and parents can see the various types of carriers in use. Our goal with this event is for families who are experienced in babywearing to connect with families who are new to babywearing, both as mentors and as friends.

We will be hosting a raffle and drawing winners at this event. You do not need to be present to win, but we encourage all to come and join our fun! Raffle tickets will be on sale until 3:00 pm the day of the event. Cash or Check. See our Raffle page for more details!!

Free; NO registration required. 

MIT Sidney-Pacific Graduate Residence (Building NW86)
70 Pacific Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
Front Desk: 617.452.4753

Visit our Raffle page to learn more about our sponsors and great prizes.

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