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The Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival brings MORE fun to the beach w
The Annual Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festivalis a fun family event that inspires the inner artist in all of us! The festival is a greatly anticipated annual summer event in the Greater Boston area with approximately 900,000 attendees. Master sand sculptors from around the world compete in this national contest that attracts international, national and regional media coverage. This year’s festival will run through the fourth weekend in July  and has a theme of Science, Technology, and Innovation. The event will highlight Massachusetts as a leader in the development and implementation of new and emerging technologies and discoveries by showcasing the innovation that is happening right here.
Location: Revere Beach
Free workout classes on the Newburyport waterfront throughout the week
Free workout classes on the Newburyport waterfront throughout the week. Take this opportunity to try new workouts to kick-start or continue your healthy activity regimen. Gather by the main stage at the date/times below! *AJH will raffle a Fitbit at the end of the week to people who participate in the workouts!
Location: Downtown Newburyport
Head of School Glen Urquhart School in Beverly MA
Glen Urquhart School is pleased to announce that the school’s board of trustees unanimously approved the appointment of David Liebmann as the next head of school, effective July 1, 2016. Liebmann will succeed Raymond C. Nance, the interim head, who previously served as head of school for 15 years. Liebmann will become the seventh head of the K-8 independent school, which will celebrate its 40th year of operation next year.
Location: Glen Urquhart School
Caregivers, parents and grandparents can learn infant CPR at Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport!
For parents, grandparents, family members and anyone who wants to learn lifesaving infant CPR and choking skills but does not need a course completion card. This class includes everything needed to learn basic infant CPR and relief of choking.
Location: Anna Jaques Hospital
Mini Maker Faire at Boston Children’s Museum
Don't miss out on the inaugural Boston Mini Maker Faire. Meet R2D2 and BB8. Paint an airplane using vurtual reality. See a 3D printer in action. Try some Japanese Saori weaving. Get up close to robots from ABC's BattleBots. Create your own LED piece of art. You can do all of this and a lot more at the Boston Mini Maker Faire. Join 80 Makers from across New England - trech enthusiasts, artists, crafters, engineers, and many others - as they share what the make, how they make it, and even give you a chance to get in on the action and more! Tickets are on sale now.
Location: Boston Children's Museum
Join Tony Toledo for this Fundraiser for Beverly's New Year Event. Build your own seaworthy cardboard boat, launch the boat at Lynch Park and race to the finish, or at least see how long you stay afloat! $10 entry fee suggested
Location: Lynch Park
Come to Lynch Park for the Beverly Homecoming 5k and kids fun run!
This race has been a part of Beverly’s Homecoming week for over 45 years, so you are almost guaranteed to see someone you know at or around the competition. The flat course meanders through ocean side neigborhoods of Bevelry with a fast, picturesque finish. Neighbors line the streets to cheer runners on. Proceeds from the race benefit North Shore YMCA programs, camps, and other great services offered by the Y!
Location: Lynch Park
Karen K and the Jitterbugs perform at the Beverly Homecoming Tiny Tots Day concert!
See interesting exhibits for kids, a family concert, a Moon Bounce center, and many engaging activities and games for north shore kids and families. Bug Out! with Karen K and her Jitterbugs: Hop, Bumble, Stinky, and Slug Bug. This unforgettable, crowd-engaging, theatrical show featuring Karen K's totally catchy tunes makes the Jitterbugs one of most buzzed about bands for families and kids on the East Coast.
Location: Lynch Park
Lobster, Chowder, Summer fun at Lynch Park - part of Beverly Massachusetts homecoming!
Traditional Lobster Bake, Chowder, Chicken, etc. available all day at Lynch Park. Dine at picnic tables under the tent while listening to local bands. Local businesses, politicians, and non-profits will be set up around the park to share information with you. There will also be Kids Spirit of Lobster Costume Contest at 2pm.  Kids can dress in their best Lobster Fest costume and win great prizes!
Location: Lynch Park
Come join the fun as hundreds of Beverly area kids try to remember the words in this lip-sync extravaganza!
Hundreds of kids from the Beverly area come together to perform your favorite songs and compete for the title of "Grand Champion". Lots of fun, and air guitar too! Part of Beverly Homecoming.
Location: Lynch Park