Eureka has moved! We are now located at 1355 Beacon St (on the same block). Drop by to check out the new space and say hi! Current hours: 10am-6pm Monday-Friday, Saturday 10-7pm, Sunday 11-6pm.  Our new jigsaw puzzle press is now working! We now make custom jigsaw puzzles in the store!

D&D Sign Ups are now live!!!

 
Eureka Programs

Eureka offers various programs for the community, from camp programs, to after school programs, to unique entertainment at private functions.



Eureka Entertainment

Eureka! has been providing entertainment at Bar & Bat Mitzvahs, corporate events, holiday parties, and celebrations for over nine years.

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Increasing the Frustration Threshold: Making Better Problem Solvers

"The Frustration Threshold. Every teacher I speak with nods when I talk about problem solving and use this phrase. The Frustration Threshold is the point at which a person struggling with a problem gives up. They are stuck, they can't solve the problem, they are frustrated, and they just stop working on it. Sometimes students stop trying when they are almost at a solution – but frustration sets in and they walk away…."

The above is an excerpt from a paper presented at a mathematics conference a few years ago. The notion articulated is that individuals can improve their ability to solve problems through a program that both illuminates different ways to think about problems and improves self confidence in the ability to solve problems.

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Summer Game Nights 2021!

Come join us every Tuesday evenings throughout the summer this year beginning in June to play games, meet new friends, or just hang out!

 

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Eureka Presents

Eureka presents is a periodic series of talks which highlight topics of interest to Eureka’s community.  Noted authors, game designers, and mechanical puzzle creators have presented their works in an exciting evening of discussion and play.

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Eureka! Game Vacation Program

Eureka Vacation Program

Eureka! Game Vacation is back in person!
 
Game Vacation runs 10:00am - 4:00pm on the following dates:
 
Summer 2022:
Week 1: Monday, August 22nd - Friday, August 26th
Week 2: Monday, August 29nd - Friday, September 2nd
 
You can sign up by day or by week - the full week of course being the best deal!
 

 

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After School Programs

The Eureka! After School Programs - back in person!

Our After School Program is designed for kids who love to play games! We provide two programs:

1) Strategy and Euro-style games. Our instructors teach and facilitate gameplay while facilitating an environment where kids interact with each other over board games in a fun environment.

2) Dungeons & Dragons. Using a combination of paper and pencil, imagination, and strategy, our game leader, known as a "Dungeon Master" in D&D,  will both teach the mechanics of this much loved role-playing game as well as guide participants on a journey where everyone decision they make shapes the gameworld around them. 

Both programs are open to gamers aged 10 to 15 years old. When signups are active, the above links will take you to the sign up page; when signups are closed, the links will not work.  

Please email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or call us at 617-738-7352 with any questions. 

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