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Come build using LEGOs at the Beverly MA Public Library
Beverly Library's LEGO Club meets monthly. The club is for children in grades K-5. Registration is required each month.  For more info call the Children’s Room at 978-921-6062.
Location: Beverly Public Library
Taste Buds Kitchen in Beverly MA. Summer cooking classes and birthday parties for kids and adults.
At Taste Buds Kitchen, in Beverly and North Andover MA, our mission is to be the top culinary entertainment experience for kids, families and adults by engaging and delighting our budding chefs in the kitchen. We strive to create a lifestyle around connecting, learning and growing in the culinary playground of the kitchen.
Location: Taste Buds Kitchen
Join Ms. Liz at the Beverly Public Library for a morning of musical fun!
Beverly Public Library invites families and children to the Sohier Room for a fun morning filled with music and song! An interactive mix sing-along music and children's literature will keep kids 0-5 years old engaged and smiling!  Drop in, no registration required!
Location: Beverly Public Library
Whats the Big Idea is a math science story time for kides ages 4-6 at Beverly library
Beverly Public Library invites kids ages 4-6 to their math and science club designed just for younger kids! Based on the 'What’s the Big Idea?' program created by Mother Goose Programs (Vermont Center for the Book) this story time incorporates math and science into a story time and activity to nurture curiosity and an interest in science and math! Please Register for this program.
Location: Beverly Public Library
Children, in grades 1-5, who are struggling with reading are invited to read with Coco! Certified reading therapy dog Coco, and her owner Randi, will visit the library twice a month to help children practice reading and gain confidence. Six 10 minute slots (3 per day) will be available for children to read aloud to Coco one-on-one. Children may bring their own book or use a library book.
Location: Beverly Public Library
Get fresh local produce at the Beverly Farmers Market in downtown Beverly Massac
This is a great farmers' market connected to a large grassy park in downtown Beverly.  There is always music and a lot of shade.  The market offers fresh local produce as well as cheese, meat, eggs, bread, muffins, dog treats, massage, jewelry, and books.  The kids have a blast playing tag, meeting new friends, and listening to music.  The park is dog friendly, has plenty of parking and access to the commuter rail. This is a wonderful spot for an impromptu picnic!
Location: Odell Park
Things to do at MarketStreet Lynnfield MA. Things to do at Market Street Lynnfield MA
Kids' Karma Annual Epic Party is coming back to MarketStreet Lynnfield Green! The MarketStreet Lynnfield Green will be filled with kid-friendly activities including a kids yoga, taught by Solstice Power Yoga, crafts, chalk drawing and an ultimate dance party!
Location: MarketStreet Lynnfield
Pike School in Andover MA. Independent Pre-K through Grade 9
The Pike School in Andover is bringing the community together with a special family event on Saturday, September 23, beginning at 7:00 p.m. Gather your family and friends and bring your lawn chairs to enjoy Under the Stars Movie Night with a special showing of Disneys Moana. The movie will take place on a grassy field at The Pike School, so bring a chair or blanket to sit on. Snacks, blankets, and bug spray are recommended. Lawn games will be set up for entertainment prior to the start of the film. Parking is super easy at The Pike School so don't miss this special evening with family and friends. Admission is FREE. All of the community is welcome. RSVP here to ensure plenty of free popcorn for everyone.
Location: The Pike School
Brookwood School things to do for preschool children.
Join us at Brookwood School on Tuesday mornings in October for an adventure complete with music, crafts and outdoor exploration. Taught by Brookwood faculty Andrew Luman (Music) and Sarah Shea (Science), children will use their senses to discover and enjoy the beauty of nature. These 1-hour classes are held in our science gym, as well as around the pond, streams, fields and forests on our campus as weather permits. Little Herons classes for 3- to 5-year-olds are free and family-friendly. Parents and children are welcome to attend one or multiple sessions. Class size is limited.
Location: Brookwood School
Free Gloucester Serpent fun at Maritime Gloucesteras part of Trails and Sails
Maritime Gloucester and Cape Ann Museum is collaborate for a fun Trails & Sails 2017 event! Following a mid-day sea serpent sculpture parade from the Cape Ann Museum to Maritime Gloucester, families will create mash-up “sea monsters” with inspiration from the creatures in the newly renovated Sea Pocket Aquarium. This event is free and open to the public.
Location: Maritime Gloucester, Cape Ann Museum