Family Fun Friday
Join us for Family Fun Friday. Bring a picnic blanket and enjoy the show!
Activities will include a live performance from 11 a.m. to noon, followed by a craft project, face painting, picnicking and pizza from Leo's Ristorante to 1 p.m.
Performer: Karen K and the Jitterbugs
BUG OUT! With Karen K & the Jitterbugs, playing retro-rock for the whole family! Karen K has built a steady following up and down the east coast with her high-energy shows and clever, genre-swirling, and totally catchy tunes. Their inaugural album Pancakes for Dinner, and brand new Big Ol’ Truck have made Karen K & her Jitterbugs favorites among kids and adults.
Called "the Kiddie Queen" by the Brooklyn Paper, Karen K & her Jitterbugs have been a top pick in New York Magazine, Time Out Kids, Mommy Poppins and Boston.com. Karen was recently featured on CBS This Morning with her Jitterbugs music classes, offered throughout NYC and in Greater-Boston. www.jitterbugsnyc.com Karen, her daughter Becca and husband John live in Arlington, MA. Click here to view their video.
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