North Shore Kid Stories, Events, Activities, Camps and Recipes

Say goodbye to the cold and celebrate the arrival of warmer weather here at the

Say goodbye to the cold and celebrate the arrival of warmer weather here on the Farm! While we often associate eggs with the Easter Bunny, in many cultures eggs symbolize new life and are tied with the coming of spring. At this event, we celebrate spring, new life on the farm, and the bounty of fresh eggs produced by our hens.

Location: Appleton Farms

 

Bright Horizons, Bright Horizons: Open House Week for Toddlers and preschoolers.

Attend and enjoy Open House week April 13-17 at Bright Horizons and you'll experience The World at Their Fingertips curriculum in action. Built around extensive research, 21st century technology, and developmentally appropriate instruction, The World at Their Fingertips curriculum introduces the concepts of math, science, language, culture, environment, art and health.  We invite you to explore our enhanced infant, toddler, preschool and Kindergarten Prep programs at any one of the nearby centers.

 

Dr. Michael Thompson, psychologist, specialist and author of New York Times best

Glen Urquhart School proudly welcomes Dr. Michael Thompson, psychologist and author of the New York Times best-seller Raising Cain and seven other best-selling books on children and parenting.

 

kids will learn fun and easy ideas for their lunch at Williams-Sonoma's Market S

Do you have a mini iron chef in your house?  Here's a perfect opportunity to nurture their interest in the culinary arts at Williams-Sonoma's Market Street Lynnfield location! From veggie sushi and sandwich wraps to colorful fruit kabobs, we’ll teach you how to pack the best lunch box ever using the freshest spring produce. And come lunchtime, all your friends will want to trade with you! Suitable for ages 5-13.

 

Kids will learn about engineering at the next Science on Saturday!

Brought to you by MIT alumnus Todd Rider, Science on Saturday is a free 60-minute presentation with lots of fun demonstrations in which students can volunteer. It is free and open to all elementary, middle, and high school students, as well as their parents and teachers. Hands-on activity booths are available to students after the show. No pre-registration is required, but seating is limited - first come, first seated. Parental/adult escort is required for all children under 12.

 

Rockport Library invites kids and families to a fun block building session!

Rockport Public Library invites families for a fun afternoon session of crafting and play!

 

Get kids interested in learning to read by having them read to a dog named Blu!

A dog in the library? Yes! Welcome to Blu, a black lab therapy dog who needs some doggie down time. Children can sign up for a 10 minute session to read to Blu in a comfy section of the library. The ages of the readers can vary - if your child wants to flip through a picture book and tell Blu about it, that is just fine! It’s great for Blu, who gets some snuggle time, and great for the children who get to practice their oratory skills with a very special pup.

 

Newburyport Public Library want sto know if you've got what it takes to construct your own marshmallow catapult? Come give it a shot and show off your skills! This FREE program is sponsored by the Friends of the Newburyport Public Library. Please contact Jessica Hilbun, Teen Services Librarian, with any questions.

 

Kids will learn about quilts at Manchester Historical Museum and make quilt squa

The Manchester Historical Museum will be offering a program focused on quilts for children 3 and up. Come see examples of different antique quilts and make your own quilt patterns. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please RSVP.

 

 Proceeds from the Open Door Empty Bowl dinner benefit community programs.

The Open Door will hold its annual Empty Bowl Dinner on Thursday, May 14, 2015 from 4-8 pm at Cruiseport Gloucester.  Share in a simple meal of soup, bread and a cookie and take the dinner bowl home as a reminder of someone in need of a meal. Empty Bowl events are held nationally to generate awareness concerning hunger and to raise money for local hunger-relief programs.

 

 Proceeds from the Open Door Empty Bowl dinner benefit community programs.

The Open Door invites you to bowl painting session at the Essex Shipbuilding Museum! Bring the kids to come paint bowls for the annual The Open Door Empty Bowl Dinner 2015 in May where painted bowls will be auctioned off to the highest bidder! This free session is an opportunity to express yourself artistically while helping The Open Door raise funds to aid North Shore families and individuals in need. Kids under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Please RSVP by March 25.

 

IMADA scholarships are offered to help students fray the costs associated with c

The Ipswich Music, Art & Drama Association, Inc. is pleased to offer graduating seniors of Ipswich High School the opportunity to apply for these scholarships to assist with higher education expenses. Scholarships are open to all graduating seniors of Ipswich High School who have participated in one or more of the arts programs offered through the Ipswich Public Schools and who have been accepted at, and will attend, an institution of higher learning.

 

The Cedar Point Trail at the Crane Estate winds through varied terrain to the be

An outdoor adventure for the whole family! Walk the Cedar Point loop with naturalists from The Trustees of Reservations, investigating the trail for tracks and telltales, piecing together evidence that will help us see the story in the landscape. Bring your sharp senses and your skills of observation! We’ll end the hike in the Pine Grove with a bonfire and hot chocolate.

 

'My Neighbor Tortoro' will be the teen movie at the Abbot Library in Marblehead

Abbot Public Library invites kids 13 and up for an afternoon of anime! Come watch the Anime Movie My Neighbor Totoro (), enjoy Japanese snacks and drinks with friends!

 

Is your Tuna farmed or wild and what's the difference? Find out at Joppa Flats!

We know how important it is to be "green," but how do we apply that to the way we live on the New England coast? Come to Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats for a full day of activities all about ocean creatures like whales, sea turtles & fish! We’ll learn about ocean sustainability and seashore conservation with fun, informative games like mini sporting events, quiz competitions, model building, and art projects for all ages!

 

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