News Children’s Winter Festival by Times Staff • March 1, 2023 • 0 Comments Six-year-old Emilia Marotta of East Boston checks out samples of coyote and rabbit fur while her grandfather Skip Marcella looks on at the Mass Audubon Boston Nature Center table during the Children’s Winter Festival hosted by Mayor Michelle Wu and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department on Boston Common. The free festival offeredmusic, giveaways, winter activities, treats, and crafts with attractions including inflatables such as the All-Star Challenge, Everest Climb ‘N’ Slide, and a Fun House Maze, train rides, slap shot hockey, snow throw, a LEGO build activity with a Master Model Builder, and more. Eight-year-olds Colin Mueskes and Dominic Lorenzi of East Boston stopped by one of the face-painting tables at the February 22 Children’s Winter Festival hosted by Mayor Michelle Wu and the Boston Parks and Recreation Departmenton Boston Common. The annual event was presented in partnership with sponsors Highland Street Foundation, L.L. Bean, Dunkin’, H.P. Hood, College Hunks Hauling Junk & Moving, and media sponsor The Boston Globe.