Thanks to those who joined us and Acton-Boxborough United Way last night for the screening of Beyond Measure! Our board members are discussing the next steps, including organizing a community read of the book Beyond Measure. We will be reaching out to attendees and posting more information here and on our website as we finalize the details.
Time is running out to secure advanced tickets for tomorrow's screening of Beyond Measure! Score yours for only $10 ($15 at the door) - http://beyondmeasurefilm.com/acton-boxborough-family-network
With no other screenings currently scheduled in MA, this is your chance to see this film!
This event is sponsored by Acton-Boxborough Family Network, with support from the Acton-Boxborough United Way.
Don't miss out on action art and "make your own" crafts! Scheduled for June 1st, this is the last Craft Hour before summer break.
Did you know that Race to Nowhere, the precursor to Beyond Measure, is on Netflix?
Add it to your watch list this weekend and don't miss our local screening of Beyond Measure, May 24th, in Acton, MA! Come see what the LA Times calls "Must-see viewing for anyone who cares about education.”
Purchase your tickets NOW for only $10 ($15 at the door) - http://beyondmeasurefilm.com/acton-boxborough-family-netwo…/...
Sponsored by Acton-Boxborough Family Network, with support from the Acton-Boxborough United Way.
It's a busy time of year for us all, but our volunteer board is still hard at work organizing fun for the whole family! This week:
Fri - Drop in Playgroup
Sat - DNO (and kids!) playground playdate at Flerra
Sat - Animal Adventure walk at Mass Audubon Drumlin Farm...
Sat - MNO at @Nashoba Valley Winery, Orchard and Restaurant
Sun - New Baby Event
Sun - Thank you cards for Service Members
TODAY! ABFN is at the 3rd annual West Acton Wellness Fair! We have activities for the kids and the opportunity to win a free year of membership for you or a friend. So many other great organizations and activities too!
11am-3pm (rain or shine)
Check out these ABFN families hard at work on Earth Day! They came together to plant 13 White Pine trees at the new trailhead to the Acton Arboretum at Minot Ave.
Our thanks to Boxborough Town Clerk, Liz Markiewicz, and Bettina Abe, Town of Acton Natural Resource Assistant, for helping to coordinate our great Earth Day events this year!
“…the most powerful film…in many years about what’s needed—and possible—in American education.”
— Edutopia, George Lucas Education Foundation
Join us two weeks from tonight for a screening of this documentary!...
The West Acton Wellness Fair is coming! Head over to West Acton on Saturday, May 13th between 11 AM and 3 PM to meet the vendors in West Acton, check out the new stores and services in West Acton Villageworks, and of course visit the ABFN Table! Stop by to see what's new at ABFN while the kids enjoy fun activities and enter our drawing to win a FREE annual ABFN membership for you or a friend!
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Join us for a screening of Beyond Measure on May 24th!
The theme of our most recent Craft Hour was "Science Art." Kids of all ages had fun creating chromatography flowers, magnet painting, spice painting, and marshmallow structures!
Head over to Big Tent to RSVP for this week's events, and any other exciting upcoming fun!
Fri - Story Hour (Fun on the Farm)
Fri - Drop in Playgroup
Sat - West Acton Wellness Fair