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Stacey Peasly Band at Cabot Theater
The Cabot Theatre in Beverly welcomes multiple Parent’s Choice award-winning singer/songwriter Stacey Peasley on Saturday, April 9, 2016. Stacey has long been delivering catchy melodies to the children’s music scene. Celebrating the success of their second album, “Lucky Day,” The Stacey Peasley Band combines exceptional musicianship with laughter and dancing to relatable songs about siblings, the family babysitter, fun with friends, getting into trouble, and growing up, creating an unforgettable family concert experience.
Location: The Cabot
The Cabot: Karen K and The Jitterbugs will play at The Cabot in downtown Beverly Massachusetts
 Bug Out! with Karen K and her imaginary friends, the Jitterbugs: Bumble (the bee who doesn’t like to sting); Stinky (loves playing outside, refuses baths), Hop (working on his self control); and Slug Bug (needs a LOT of naps).  Named one of the “Must-See Acts of 2015” and called “Power pop sheen that makes them fun for the whole family” by the Boston Globe, the Jitterbugs have quickly become a favorite among kids and kid-ults in Boston and beyond.  Known for their totally engaging, high-energy show packed with humor and amazingly catchy, well-crafted tunes, Karen K & the Jitterbugs has quickly become one of the most buzzed about kindie bands on the East Coast.
Location: The Cabot
Meet Priscilla Presley at the Cabot in Beverly Massachusetts!
Priscilla Presley, Elvis Presley’s ex wife, brings a unique and open conversation to The Cabot. She offers audiences an extremely rare opportunity to gain insight into a world only a few have entered. Journey with her through her fascinating life in an intimate interview format where she will answer audience questions and share stories that will spark curiosity and conversation.
Location: The Cabot
Beverly MA Independent School. Pre-K to 8 grade Waldorf at Moraine Farm Open Classroom Tour
On Wednesday, November 1 at 8:30 - 10:30 am, families of students entering Pre-K through Grade 8, are invited to Waldorf School at Moraine Farm to learn more about Waldorf education. Take a tour through eighth grade at Waldorf School at Moraine Farm and see how our time-tested approach to education promotes a learning environment that allows for self-discovery, creative problem solving and high achievement. Academic lessons are integrated through the arts, music and movement creating multidimensional learning that fosters self-motivated and well-rounded students. RSVP to our Open Classrooms Tour.  The tour begins promptly at 8:30 am and ends at 10:30 am after a brief Q&A period with faculty. Register today
Location: Waldorf School at Moraine Farm
The Annnual Shore Country Day School Rummage Sale in Beverly Massachusetts
It's time once again for the annual Shore Country Day School Rummage Sale. Saturday, October 24th, from 9am to 1pm, shoppers will discover a treasure trove of home décor, garden accessories, adult, teen and children's books, outerwear, and clothing for men and women and children age 12 and up. Regarded as one of the best rummage sales on the North Shore, shoppers will find the best deals on fashions, all types of sporting goods, furniture and much more. You'll have fun, and get things done.
Location: Shore Country Day School
North Shore Kids' list of farms that offer 'Pick Your Own' pumpkins on the North
Celebrate Fall and take the kids to a pumpkin patch!  Picking your own pumpkin is just part of the fun!  Some places listed may have closed pick your own in the field, but should have a great selection available at the farm! Here is a short list of some local pumpkin patches north of Boston:
Addams Family at Hamilton Wenham Community House
The Addams Family features an original story, and its every fathers nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family  a man her parents have never met. And if that werent upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something hes never done before  keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesdays normal boyfriend and his parents.
Location: Community House Of Hamilton & Wenham
Don your wings, grab your crowns or cloaks and come say farewell to our garden season with this celebration of the Flower Fairies and Elves that keep our gardens in bloom all summer long. Borrow a bag to collect natural materials and then build a magical home on the grounds for these beloved creatures. Stop by our craft table and create your very own wand, the single most important tool a fairy or elf can own!  Enjoy storytimes starting every half hour that explore fantasy and the magical realm of nature and end the day by leaving a letter of well wishes at the fairy post office.
Location: Stevens-Coolidge Place
MarketStreet Lynnfield Halloween Dance Party. Shopping, Dining Entertainment, Events
MarketStreet Lynnfield brings back its popular Halloween themed dance party, MarketStreet Monster Mash, on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. This family-friendly event, taking place from 4:00pm to 6:00pm on The Green, will feature resident DJ Rick DeSanctis spinning spooktacular songs, a photo booth, and giveaways. Adding to the fun, select MarketStreet restaurants will provide perks to kids in costumes. MarketStreet Lynnfield is located at 600 Market Street, Lynnfield, MA.
Location: MarketStreet Lynnfield
Parent Education Screening and Discussion of ANGST: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety
Angst is a documentary that looks at anxiety, its causes and effects, and what we can do about it. Angst features candid interviews with kids and young adults who suffer, or have suffered, from anxiety, and what they’ve learned about their experiences. The film also includes discussions with mental health experts about the causes of anxiety and its sociological effects, as well as resources and tools that offer hope. Following the screening, we will host a discussion group led by Waldorf parent and psychotherapist, Matt Stella; and our own Cyber Civics teacher, Dirk Tiede.
Location: Waldorf School at Moraine Farm