LOVAGE PETTING ZOO IS SOLD OUT

Lovage Petting Zoo with McDonny’s Farm
Sunday, June 9, 2024
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Reserve a 30-minute block
$35 per child
Members receive $15 off

Back by popular demand after a quickly sold-out event earlier this year, the Lovage Petting Zoo with McDonny’s Farm is returning! Yes, we’re bringing the farm BACK to the city this June for an indoor hands-on experience for kids of all ages. 

McDonny’s Farm will feature a variety of farm favorites, including Bantam chickens, ducks, mini lop & rex bunnies, and the friendliest goats and/or lambs🐓🦆🐰🐐. These adorable creatures will be available for gentle petting and holding, allowing for an engaging, tactile experience. This is a wonderful opportunity for children to learn about animals in a comfortable, controlled environment.

Each ticket includes a 30-minute slot for interactions at the petting zoo and an additional 30 minutes to enjoy Open Play  AFTER your petting zoo time slot. Please arrive 5-10 minutes in advance to get settled.

Please fill out the form linked below to sign your child up for a 30 minute time slot. If you are signing up more than one child, please fill out one form for each child. 

Past Programs & Events

Open Play + Ask a Doc
Saturday, March 2
10 am to 11 am

Join us for an insightful event featuring Dr. Tanya Ianniello, a renowned pediatrician and IBCLC with a focus on newborn care. As the founder of Nurtured Nest MD, Dr. Ianniello offers comprehensive newborn care and fourth-trimester support through her concierge practice, all from the comfort of your home.

During this event, Dr. Ianniello will delve into common illnesses affecting children, spanning from newborns to school-age youngsters. The session will include a brief presentation followed by an engaging Q&A session.

Story Time at Lovage
Sunday, February 25
Readings at 10:00 am and 10:30 am


Join us for a special book reading with  Author Taline Badrikian, featuring her board books “Perfectly Piggy” and “Some Bunny’s Bedtime.” Enjoy storytime and engage in crafts and activities related to the book.

Magical Spectacular with Bonaparte, the Magician!
Saturday, March 9
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Prepare to be dazzled by an Award-Winning Family Magical Spectacular show, where laughter fills the air and amazement knows no bounds. Named “Boston’s Best Kids Magician,” BONAPARTE, will captivate the audience with astounding magic tricks, hilarious comedy, and plenty of opportunities for kids to participate. He will bring his animal friends, Cuddles the Bunny and Snow the beautiful dove. Get ready to embark on a whimsical journey into the world of magic, where shouts of joy and laughter abound. 

Story Time at Lovage
Saturday, January 27
Readings at 10:00 am and 10:30 am


Join us for a special book reading with Author Julia Grant, featuring her book “Baby, MD.” Enjoy a blend of songs, bubbles, and take home a little something to remember the day.

Valentine Making Party at Lovage
Saturday, February 10
Drop in: 9 am to 12 pm

Join us for a Valentine Making Party! We’ll have a full craft station set up for your little ones to unleash their creativity as they craft sweet valentines for their friends and family. The space will be complemented by Valentine-themed decor and a few snacks and treats. Drop in anytime between 9:00 am and 12:00 pm to create beautiful valentines to share with loved ones. Don’t miss out on this celebration of Love at Lovage!


Lovage Petting Zoo with McDonny’s Farm
9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Reserve a 30-minute block
$35 per child
Members use code BUNNY15 to receive $15 off

No need to freeze on the farm this winter! Lovage is bringing the farm animals INSIDE for Lovage Petting Zoo with McDonny’s Farm. It’s the perfect way create some cozy memories with your little animal lover! 🐓🦆🐰🐐

McDonny will be bringing: Bantam chickens, ducks, mini lop & rex bunnies, and the friendliest goat and/or lamb. This is a hands-on activity so gentle petting and holding is encouraged!



Dance Party with Ziggity Zag Music
Saturday, April 6
10 am to 11 am
All attendees must reserve Open Play to attend

Get ready to dance and sing along at the Dance Party with Ziggity Zag Music on Saturday, April 6th from 10 am to 11 am! Led by Pam Felber of Ziggity Zag Music LLC, this family-friendly show promises interactive fun for all ages. With over 38 years of experience as a music educator, Pam’s debut album, “Circle Round to Joy,” features 11 catchy songs designed to promote social-emotional learning among children. Join us for a morning of singing, moving, and playing instruments together, fostering joy, connection, and resilience within our community.


Little Lovage Club invites all our amazing moms out for a night of style, friendship, and a glass of rosé (or two). We’re featuring Boston-based stylist, entrepreneur, and fellow mom, Gilda Miranda for a presentation and Q&A about finding your style. We’ll gather at  Flock, the South End’s premier clothing boutique, for an evening of styling, shopping (yes, there will be a discount!), and mingling.

Event: Sip & Style: Mom’s Night Out with Gilda Miranda
Date & Time: Wednesday, April 24, 2024, from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Flock at 247 Shawmut Avenue in the South End
Cost: FREE FOR ALL MOMS! Please RSVP via Eventbrite and spread the word.

Gilda Miranda of  Styled by Gilda will share her expertise on crafting a spring wardrobe (ah, rememeber spring?), selecting timeless pieces, and discovering your unique style. Little Lovage Club will provide small bites, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages, featuring fun beverages from  Dray: non-alcoholic bottle shop, another South End small business.

Donuts with Dad
Saturday, May 11
Sunday, May 12
9am to 11 am

Calling all Dads! This year, give mom what she really wants for Mother’s Day: time to herself. Grab your offspring and come to Little Lovage Club for Donuts with Dad to give Mom a leisurely morning to herself. The kids can play in our expansive Open Play space and you can enjoy a hot coffee and donut. We’re offering this event on both Saturday and Sunday, so you can’t miss it. This is also a fantastic opportunity make new dad friends.