April 19, 2015 | Spring staycations

Linzie Hunter

Spring Staycations

23 ways to keep kids busy all school vacation week

From farming festivals to science workshops, Greater Boston offers plenty of fun for the whole family.By Kara Baskin

illustrations by Linzie Hunter


bicyclists by David L. Ryan/Globe staff/file
climber by Justin Saglio/Globe file


golfer from Shutterstock


zip line from Gunstock
trampoline by Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff/file


yoga by Dina Rudick/Globe staff/file

kettlebell from Shutterstock

Linzie Hunter

Spring Staycations

Ideas to get off the couch and get moving

Biking, swimming, rock climbing, and many more ways to finally break that cabin fever.By Alyssa Giacobbe

‘Orange Is the New Black’ actress Uzo Aduba readies for Boston Marathon

Uzo Aduba grew up in Medfield a fan of the Marathon. Now, she’s running the race and raising money for Dana-Farber.

From the upcoming issue

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/23/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/bratton03_150-1779.jpg How Boston’s Bill Bratton is making over the NYPD

Thanks to the police commissioner, an idea hatched in ’70s Boston is rolling out in 21st-century New York.

Globe Magazine

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Find your paradise two hours from Boston, plus lessons from a Disney vacation.

Dining capsules

Dining Out reviews

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/27/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/diningout4-3603.jpg Where should you eat this week?

Check out the Globe’s reviews of dozens of Boston-area restaurants.

On the Block

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/13/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/back1.jpg For sale: Homes in Jamaica Plain and Roslindale

Choose an ultra-modern condo or a rehabbed classic.

Style Watch

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/13/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/MAG0419_Style1.jpg Your guest room can also serve as your child’s study

Erin Gates designs a useful space that’s both modern and sweet.

Examiner

/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/14/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/MAG0419_examinerrevere.psd Patriots Day in Massachusetts, then and now

We take a look back to 1775 and see what’s in store for the 2015 holiday.

Connections

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/14/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/final2%20(1).jpg Conquering my fear of the water

A mom gets swimming lessons from an unexpected source.

Cooking

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/13/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/mag0419_cookingA1.jpg Picky eaters won’t detect the veggies in these recipes

Brownies, mac and cheese, and muffins with healthful ingredients.

Comments

Letters to the editor of the Globe Magazine

Readers respond to stories about long-term baseball contracts, Project Puffin, and luxe college amenities.

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