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Can I Vote?

You can vote in the November election if you…

  • are a U.S. citizen*, and
  • will be 18 years old by November 3rd, and
  • are registered to vote

If you are not registered to vote, Massachusetts residents can register to vote in the November 3rd election until Saturday, October 24th. – But do it now.

For more information about voting, including for other states you can visit:

*Residents or Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories are U.S. citizens, but they can not vote for president or congress members. Other particular restrictions may apply.

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems

A great, relaxing activity for the kids – and maybe you too.  Every weekday, Mo Willems gives a short drawing lesson on YouTube, and it has become very popular.  Here’s the first one:

It’s supported by the Kennedy Center, which also has an Activity Page for each video, that you can download.   [Activity Page for Episode 1]

They also just added English Subtitles [CC] that you can turn on when watching in YouTube.

In case you’re not familiar with his books, here’s a reading of Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus:

Quizlet – Vocabulary with English <> Your Native Language

Quizlet Flashcards are a great way to learn new English words.  There are many flashcard sets that let you study English words – translated from your native language.  Here’s a large set of flashcards (more than 1000!) with English and Portuguese:

If viewing on your phone, it may be better to use the free Quizlet App (Apple, Android).

Here is a vocabulary Quizlet set for Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Russian

You can find more of these – for any language – on Quizlet.com, or in the App, by searching for “Vocabulary English Chinese”  (or whatever your native language is).

Vacation Week Ideas

If you have kids out of school this week, or just have extra time for yourself, here are some places to go – to see more of Boston and MetroWest, have some family fun, and practice your English: