July 25th Is National Hire A Veteran Day

(From nationaldaycalendar.com) Every day, hundreds of our military personnel leave the service in search of civilian employment. Today, employers across the country are reminded to consider these servicemen and women as highly trained, qualified individuals to fill open positions in their ranks during National Hire a Veteran Day. Around the world, our military personnel serves to…

Happy Birthday, Amelia Earhart!

(From Wikipedia) Amelia Mary Earhart was born In Kansas, on  July 24, 1897, and was an American aviation pioneer and author, who lived with her mother and sister in Medford in the 1920’s.  While working as a social worker in Boston, Earhart who always had an interest in science and flying, became an active member of the American Aeronautical…

Focus On: The Center For Citizenship & Social Responsibility

Pictured left to right:  Jessica Dossantos, Jennifer Dossantos and Sarah Elkandakly who conducted the Brooks Elementary School Inspirational Quote project!  “For our project we decided to go back to our roots and give back to the people who helped shape us to who we are today. We decided to make three posters, each one with a…

After 2 Years, USS Constitution Returns To Boston Harbor

(From Boston Globe, July 23, 2017 – By Jeremy C. Fox and Rowan Walrath) Visitors to Charlestown Navy Yard caught a rare sight on Sunday, as the USS Constitution — the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world — prepared to return to Boston Harbor after a 26-month restoration project. The event was cause for celebration…

MFN Traveling Playgroups In The Park

Don’t forget that the Medford Family Network has playgroups that travel to different parks daily.  A schedule is below.  It is a free and fun way for children to interact, play and learn.    

On This Date, July 24, 1911…Machu Picchu Was Discovered

(From History.com) On July 24, 1911, American archeologist Hiram Bingham gets his first look at Machu Picchu, an ancient Inca settlement in Peru that is now one of the world’s top tourist destinations. Tucked away in the rocky countryside northwest of Cuzco, Machu Picchu is believed to have been a summer retreat for Inca leaders,…

Summer Fun Camp In Full Swing!

           The Annual Summer Fun Camp is in full swing at Medford High School.  The kids are having so much fun, playing games on the Field of Dreams, doing arts and crafts and swimming in the MHS Indoor Pool.                         

Tufts University Hosts Toy Story Movie On the Quad!

  “To infinity…and beyond!” The results are in, and our viewers’ choice poll winner is Toy Story! Join us on Friday, August 4th at 8pm on the Residential Quad. Admission and popcorn are FREE!  Please RSVP on the Tufts Community Relations Facebook Page! Film Free Admission Kid Friendly