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Goddard School in Middleton Parent Education Night
The Goddard School Educational Advisory Board hosts a dialog about the modern day working family dynamic, the challenges we face and, techniques that 21st Century families can discuss and implement. Dr. Pruett & Dr. Maypole - Members of The Goddard School Educational Advisory Board speak about The Goddard curriculum methodology as well as the Refreshments will be served and childcare will be provided for current enrolled families only.
Location: Goddard School
Lynnfield MA, Market Street, MarketStreet Lynnfield, MA family entertainment, Things to do, events for families
Bring your dancing shoes and come out and enjoy the company of family, friends and neighbors Thursdays from 6 - 8 p.m. at MarketStreet Lynnfield's Music in the Square. Enjoy a new style of music each week. The outdoor musical concert series is great time for families, friends and neighbors to meet up and enjoy the summer season together and the kids always enjoy meeting new friends.
Location: MarketStreet Lynnfield
Come Enjoy Fathers Day at the Trustees of Reservatios' Stevens-Coolidge Estate. Trustees Stevens Coolidge Estate in North Andover featuring bluegrass music by Damn Tall Buildings!
Join the The Trustees of Reservations and get outside with your family this Father’s Day and celebrate Dad at the Father’s Day Bluegrass Bash at The Stevens-Coolidge Place. There will be a bluegrass band (Damn Tall Buildings - read below about band) for all to enjoy from 5-7PM. The Ipswich Ale Beer Truck will be on site to indulge in some Fathers Day drinks. Food will also be available to purchase to have a wonderful Fathers Day dinner in a beautiful setting while listening to music. Lawn games will be set up around the grounds, such as bocce, badminton and bean bag toss. Bring lawn chairs or picnic blankets and make this the best Fathers Day ever!
Location: Stevens-Coolidge Place
Fathers Day Bluegrass BBQ at Appleton Farms in Ipswich Massachusetts
Bring a picnic blanket and load up the kids for a summer evening on the farm to celebrate the special fathers in your life. You’ll find local BBQ, your favorite breweries and vintners, and live music to keep the whole family happy. 
Location: Appleton Farms
Summer Camp at Glen Urquhart School in Beverly MA
Glen Urquhart School summer camp returns with all new programs for children 3–13 years of age. We invite you to enroll your child in one of our fabulous Summer Enrichment Courses or to enjoy a week or more of our Day Camp.
Location: Glen Urquhart School
Summer Art and Photography Program for Kids on Cape Ann, Annisquam Arts, Glouces
Welcome to Annisquam Arts, an inspiring children’s summer studio!  We're gearing up for our 23rd season of art-making fun on scenic Cape Ann! Ignite your imagination this summer at Annisquam Arts! Seven weeklong workshops reveal the diverse traditions of art around the world. This Cape Ann summer studio is the perfect setting for your child to express and explore their creativity! Developed by artist and educator Dawn Southworth, Annisquam Arts tips off its 23rd season by offering a variety of workshops for young artists.
Location: Annisquam Arts
Haul the sails and head out on an adventure of a life time aboard the Schooner Ardelle out of Gloucester!
Haul the sails and head out on an adventure of a life time!  Maritime Gloucester and the Schooner Ardelle join forces to offer theCoastal Explorers summer program! During this week-long program ages 8-11 climb aboard Schooner Ardelle and set a course for fun and exploration! Throughout the week students learn to sail a traditional Gloucester fishing schooner while participating in exciting hands-on marine science and maritime heritage explorations along the North Shore. 
Location: Maritime Gloucester, Schooner Ardelle
Kids will explore and learn about the dragonflies at Halibut Point State Park.
Explore the world of odonata, one of the oldest life forms on Earth. This is a great kids’ program and most appropriate for families. Meet at the Parking Lot Kiosk
Location: Halibut Point State Park
Come learn about fireflies at Bradley Palmer State Park!
Join us for an evening park adventure for families.  Fireflies delight us with their nighttime dance and spectacular light show!  Learn about the life of a firefly, and take a walk led by the park interpreter.  The walk is moderately paced for 3/4 mile. There is a gentle uphill slope which may pose difficulty for those with limited mobility. 
Location: Bradley Palmer State Park
Snow White heads to Wonderland in this original panto performed by Theater in the Open at Maudlsay State Park
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, it’s time one again for our Spring Pantomime! This time around we’ll be following the adventures of Snow White as she takes a peek at what happens through the looking glass…!!! Edward Speck and Josh Shack have planned yet another silly, surprising, playful Spring panto, free to all. Prepare for puns, princesses, passion and improbable plots with some of your favorite fairy tale and literary characters!
Location: Maudslay State Park

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