Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will be bringing the annual Children’s Winter Festival to Boston Common during school vacation week on Thursday, February 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Among the attractions will be Snowzilla, a three-story-high inflatable snow tube slide, the 15' tall and 45' long Toboggan Tunnel mountainous adventure with twin roller lanes, and the Snow Mazing maze. In addition, the Highland Street Foundation is sponsoring a week-long Winter Camp at the Boston Common Frog Pond with free skating and rentals for all ages from Monday, February 20, through Friday, February 24. For more information on the Winter Camp skating, please visit www.highlandstreet.org. The festival will also feature a DJ from Magic 106.7, the Museum of Science Chocolate Truck with facts about chocolate and free hot chocolate samples, an appearance by the L.L.Bean Bootmobile with their popular Boot Toss game, and refreshments from DAVIDsTEA and KIND Snacks. In addition, the Appalachian Mountain Club’s Outdoor Rx program will present activities including a snowshoe obstacle course, scavenger hunts, and a winter play party.
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