Betty Field Trip: Cape Cod League Baseball

July, apple pie, and baseball {some may want to add a nice wine and lobster to that list.} They all go together right? With a $100 only getting you a Red Sox ticket in the bleachers or outfield grandstand, it’s hard to justify a spontaneous trip to town with three kids for a day at the ballpark. We prefer to be able to see the players without the aid of a telescope, thanks.

Then, at Fenway there’s the age-old bathroom debate: Take all the kids with you into the womens room and have to explain why? Or send them off alone, hoping {fervently hoping} that they come back with the job done.  Yes, we not-so-fondly-remember the times we had to throw ourselves on the mercy of some man heading into said bathroom, and ask him to locate a few stray members of our brood, and send them out of said bathroom. That was an awkward request to be sure….”um, excuse me sir could you find a few boys in there?”… So gee, if heading north to Fenway isn’t looking too appealing, head south. The Cape Cod Baseball League experience is not to be missed, here's the reasoning {beyond that bathroom thing that is.}

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Scoop one up now. We've created a "2014 Summer Sitter" category just for you.  Go here>

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They're favorite recipes given to us by friends in Hingham, Cohasset and beyond.

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If South Shore zenophobia is setting in {sympton: you find yourself in yoga pants 24/7} 

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It's an adult list of things to do in town.  Ok, good for out-of-town guests too. 

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Last minute ideas for summer day camps -

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Something for you both- a getaway to Ocean Edge Resort on Cape Cod. 

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Kayaking. Sure we're obsessed, we post this every summer– but until you've kayaked the Weir River Estuary we're going to keep on nagging you. 



New on the Betty Board: "I Want"...... It's a place to let everyone know what you want {Javier Bardem excluded}.

Kayak? A vacation rental? Maybe someone has your perfect match! Go here to see. 


Rec Center Yoga at The Bathing Beach
Saturdays 9:00am through August 21st
Behind the Iron Horse statue next to Red Eye Roasters
Hingham Bathing Beach
Bring a mat and a towel {it gets sandy Betty}

Yoga at Nantasket
Mon & Wed 6:00-7:00pm
Fri & Sat 7:00-8:00pm
15 Beach Ave, Hull
Jen Cataldo teaches this one - again, bring a towel for under your mat.

Yoga on the Beach
@ Minot
Tuesday & Thursday Mornings 7:00 am
(occasional weekend classes - TBD)
Minot Beach @Well Rock, Scituate
Bring a beach towel & water (sunscreen & sunglasses too!) to the perfect way to start your morning- with long-time yoga instructor Jen Murphy. $10 drop-in See the full schedule here>

Yoga on the Common
Thursdays, 5:00pm
Balance Studio offers evening yoga to help wind down your day.  On the Cohasset Common.  More at

Yoga at the River's Edge
Saturdays 8:30-10:00am
Rexhame Dunes, Marshfield
Taught by some of the area's finest teachers and sponsored by NSRWA Go here> for the schedule.

Yoga on the Farm

June 21 – August 30  (no class July 5)   
Saturday Mornings  8 am – 9 am
Holly Hill Farm 236 Jerusalem Road, Cohasset. 
10 classes for $100 for Members / 10 classes for $120 Non-Members
$12 drop-in for Members / $15 drop-in for Non-Members
Linda Storm teaches an energizing yoga class on the Farm for all levels. Bring your mat, towel, water, bug repellant and a friend to this popular series. 781-383-6565.

Pop Up Yoga
Everywhere from Hull to Plymouth
It's the answer to "I'm bored!" "it's so annoying!" pop-up, drop-in yoga for girls ages 9-12. The classes, taught by kid yoga gurus from various studios may be at the beach, on the Common, in a studio- the surprise location is half the fun. Sign up to find out where a class will pop up next. $10 per 1 hour class. More here>

Legoland Open in Somerville
Assembly Row Mall
100 Foley Street, Somerville
Lego-palooza with movies, a climbing maze wth a slide, 3 Lego building areas, a carnival ride, a cafe and private rooms for parties...whew! Geared to kids 3-10, and in a twist of the usual rules– adults must be accompanied by a child.  Tickets must be purchased in advance. More here> at LegoLand

The Gratefuls at the C-Note
Saturday, July 26th 8:00pm
The C-Note
159 Nantasket Ave, Hull
If you've been waiting all summer to put on your dancing shoes {er, sandals} and shake it, the 26th is the night. The Gratefuls get them out on the dance floor Betty.

Music & Movies at The Shipyard
Launch at the Hingham Shipyard 3A
The Shipyard hosts another summer of love with free movies and music.  Here's the schedule:

Movies- Thursday nights at dusk:

7/24 – Invincible

7/31 – Despicable Me

8/7 – Jumanji

8/14 – The Karate Kid

8/21 – Frozen

8/28 – The Goonies

Music- Friday nights at 7:00:

7/25 – Danny Korchtmar Band

8/1 – Jenny Dee and the Deelinquints

8/8 – Danny Kleins Full House

8/15 – The Infractions

8/22 – The New Band

8/29 – The Love Dogs

Foodie Alert: Wild Edible Tour with Russ Cohen 
Wednesday, July 23  6 pm – 8 pm
Holly Hill Farm.  236 Jerusalem Road, Cohasset
$ 12 Members / $15 Non-Members

Foraging is all the rage for serious foodies. Follow our local expert and learn to identify wild plants for food and beverages. 781-383-6565.

Mommy's Morning Out
Monday - Friday 8:30am-11:30am
Hingham Rec Center
$9/hr {$5 for second child}
Drop in, drop off and go get your errands done.
Go here> for details.


James Library
Choral Lessons Grade 3-8
Norwell, MA
Private lessons in vocal coaching and choral singing July 7-Aug 13. For more go here>

South Shore Art Center

Cohasset, MA
Find a schedule at South Shore Art Center. To help you select a course right for you, read "How to Select a Painting Class: a 101 Guide"

Hingham Rec Center
All Ages classes
Hingham Recreation Center>
for a schedule

South Shore Community Center
Cohasset, MA
Go to South Shore Community Center> for classes

Norwell Rec Center
All ages programs
Go to Norwell Recreation Center> for classes

Cohasset Yoga
Go Here> for schedule


Click to visit....

Hingham Public Library

Paul Pratt Public Library {Cohasset}

Norwell Public Library

James Library {Norwell}

Boston Museum of Fine Arts

Harvard Natural History Musuem

ICA {Institure of Contemporary Art}

Peabody Essex Museum

Eric Carle Museum of Picturebook Art

DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

Town Sports

Youth Sports information - go here>

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