Sunday afternoon
October 16th from 1:30-3:30
Shelburne Farm Orchard in Stow, MA

Watch for our email with more info soon!


Festival Betances 2011
Three days of free and fun events that include: concerts; dance performances; family and youth activities; traditional foods and arts & crafts that highlight the diversity of Latino culture.  Children’s Day is Friday July 15th.
JULY 15, 16 & 17
Plaza Betances, 100 West Dedham St., Boston, MA 02118

For more information:

Featured Performers:
LARRY HARLOW (Saturday at 7:30PM)

Join us for our annual family picnic tomorrow, Sunday June 5, 2011, from 12:30-3:30pm!!! Beaver Brook Reservation (by the brook at Waverley Oaks playground on Trapelo Rd) in Belmont!  Bring picnic and food to share, blankets, chairs, water shoes and bathing suits (for the brook and water park).  We’ll have toys, water, popsicles, and fun!

We are so pleased so many families joined us this weekend for the kids carnival!!  Check out photos of the event!

We need your input on this event and future events!  Be on the look-out for a GFN survey by email soon!

When:  Sunday, March 27, 2011 from 1:30-3:30 PM

Where:  Gibbs Gym, 41 Foster Street, Arlington MA.

Join us: Crafts & activities; Cascarones (confetti filled decorated eggshells), make worry dolls, paper flowers;

Musical entertainment by La Piñata.

Light Refreshments;  Donation requested at the door.

Volunteers welcome, including teens to assist with activities!

Festival Betances, Boston’s South End

Procession and Family Day, July 16th

If you know of other upcoming cultural events, please send them along!

GFN Annual Family Picnic at Beaver Brook Reservation in Belmont on Saturday, June 5th from 12:30pm-3:30pm.

Thanks everyone!  We had a great afternoon and the weather held out!

Outdoor Fun for Guatemalan Families, Guatemalan Adoptive Families and all their Friends. Free! Potluck! Donations accepted.

Meet other GFN families! Bring a blanket, picnic lunch and dish to share. Kids love wading in the brook, and the spray park will be open. Bathing suits, water shoes, and towels are advised!

Directions: (Mapquest Andros Diner 628 Trapelo Rd. Belmont for best directions.) There is limited on-street parking on Trapelo Rd. Additional parking is available in the lot at the Waverley Oaks Road entrance, just past the playground and take a left around the corner from Trapelo Rd.  Follow the footpath down the hill to the picnic area.

Thank you, everyone, for a great Kids Carnival this year! We enjoyed making cascarones, worry dolls, and paper flowers. Music and dance by La Piñata was fantastic!

We are an all volunteer, not-for-profit, organization. Please consider volunteering in the future to continue these events.

Look for future postings for our June picnic at Beaver Brook Reservation in Belmont/Waltham!

When:  Sunday, March 7, 2010 from 1:00-3:00 PM

Where:  Gibbs Gym, 41 Foster Street, Arlington MA.

Join us: Crafts & activities; Cascarones (confetti filled decorated eggshells); Mercado of Guatemalan handicrafts for sale; Entertainment by La Piñata, a folkloric performance group; Barefoot Books.  Light Refreshments provided;  Donation requested at the door

Monthly Informal Sunday Playgroups

May 31st (Arlington) Menotony rocks (near Arlington center)

June 28th (Brooklne) Larz anderson Playground

July 26th (Cambridge) Raymond park (corner of Walden and Raymond)

August 30th (Belmont) Beaver Brook Park (playground)

Playgroups are informal and are from 1-4 on Sundays.
For more information contact Amy Carpineto at

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