Kids (and adults) can get up close and personal with all kinds of trucks
Is your toddler a Tonka fan? Your fourth grader fond of fire trucks? Bring them to Gloucester’s Touch a Truck event to benefit the Fishtown Horribles Parade and watch their faces light up as...
Memorial Day in Gloucester MA
The annual parade in Gloucester begins forms at 8:45 and begins at Monday at 9 a.m. at Gloucester High School . All veterans are encouraged to participate, joining members of AMVETS, Veterans of...
Take a guided kayak paddle of Fox Creek with the Trustees of Reservations!
Have you ever wanted to kayak the winding waters that meander through the marsh between the Ipswich River and Essex Bay? Join us at Steep Hill Beach for this late-in-the-day adventure as we paddle...
Memorial Day Ceremonies and Parade in Salem Massachusetts
The Salem MA Memorial Day Parade Schedule is as follows: 10am - Free trolley ride from the VFW to Commercial Street for any veteran who is unable to walk. 10:15am - All marching organizations...
Mini moos is for children 2-5 to meet our dairy herd at Appleton Farms.
Got milk? We do! On this special program designed especially for our toddler friends, we'll enjoy calf close encounters, a cow story and costume, milking in the dairy barn and more! For ages 2-5...
Newburyport Memorial Day Ceremonies include a police honor guard and the star sp
Newburyport celebrates Memorial Day with a parade, a memorial service at city hall and waterfront ceremony for fallen Coastgaurdsmen. Marchers in the parade are asked to assemble at the CVS on pond...
Come learn some mountain biking tips and tricks at Maudslay State Park w/ NEMBA
Maudslay State Park hosts the North Shore New England MTB Association's kids ride.  Come on out and explore the trails alongside the Merrimack River and learn mountain biking skills! ...
Kids will explore IRWS wetland in search of painted and snapping turtles.
As late Spring becomes early Summer, it means one thing: turtle time! Join us for an afternoon of exploring our wetlands in search of these fascinating reptiles. We'll visit areas where turtles...
Come to the Manchester Essex Regional High School and meet the Green Team!
Manchester Essex Green Team's showcase will event will start with Scholars and Interns presenting about their experiences, followed by an opportunity to talk with each Scholar's project in...
MFA boston celebrates Memorial Day with an open house - free admission to all!
The Museum of Fine Arts will honor Memorial Day with an Open House and will waive all admission fees. Visitors can enjoy complimentary admission to the MFA's galleries, family activities and...
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Take a Hike on a North Shore Trail!

A list of North Shore Trails for hiking, running, walking, snowshoeing and cross country skiing, find a trail on the North shore North of Boston Massachusetts

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Kids will explore nature and express what they learn through art at Joppa Flats!
Nature's beauty is all around us. Let's open our eyes and explore nature as artistic inspiration! Join teachers Jan and Lee for these series, and learn how creativity intersects with science, technique, and construction in a fun and rewarding way. Materials will be provided. Parents are welcome but not required to stay. Each series requires a minimum of four participants.

 

Boston Ballet School Northshore Summer Programs. Register online today for summe
The Boston Ballet School North Shore Studio in Marblehead is comprised of young people whose dedication, effort and talent is evidenced in their well-worn ballet slippers. Register today for the BBS Summer Program where children ages 3 and up enjoy a supportive, welcoming, and engaging experience. We had the pleasure to speak with Jessica Kreyer, Principal and Director of the Boston Ballet School Marblehead Studio about the Summer Dance Programs for ages three through adult at the state-of-the-art facility conveniently located on the Salem/Marblehead line within the Lynch/van Otterloo YMCA.

 

Kids pre-k through grade 5 will love the engaging, interactive and fun April Vac
Maritime Gloucester has planned a fulfilling and fun week of programs for kids during April Vacation 2015. The programs are geared towards learning about life in the sea, and on it! Daily session are offered through the week, and offerings will be split by age - pre-K through 1st grade and grades 2-5.  These sessions are part story, part presentation and part art or craft project.  Kids will learn about sea life, sail and wind power, lobstering and more!

 

Four days of exploring and natural adventure await your child at IRWS!
Spring is an exciting time for outdoor discovery. This April Vacation week Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary has put together four days of hands-on, awesome activities to explore the natural world in spring. Kids will sharpen their  observation skills as they locate and learn about bugs, search for salamanders, watch birds gather nesting materials, and much more. Participants will be divided into smaller groups by age.

 

Kids will learn about life on the Farm at this April Vacation Program!
Dig into the farm and roll up your sleeves in the kitchen! Kids will discover how delicious food grows on the farm and ends up on their plate every day. In this program, kids will learn a lot about life on the farm and the cycles that farmers must follow to be successful, including:

 

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