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Shore Country Day School Summer Programs
Summer Shore Sports Camps We are offering one-week sports camps in lacrosse, soccer, baseball, and field hockey for students entering Grades 2-9. Summer Shore’s Sports Camps are designed to give young athletes an opportunity to develop skills and enhance game play. Beginners learn the basics, while advanced players strengthen technique and tactical play to bring their game to the next level. Drills, scrimmages, as well as small and large team games provide fun and valuable learning experience for the novice and expert players alike.
Location: Shore Country Day School
Paul Hogg, the Newburyport Harbormaster, and Maren Olsen, Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries Angler Education Program
Paul Hogg, the Newburyport Harbormaster, and Maren Olsen, Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries Angler Education Program to put on a kids fishing clinic in May. The maximum number is 35 kids to keep it manageable.  A parent/guardian is required to be there with their child(ren) and to reserve a spot, they must fill out the required registration form (attached). 
Location: Cashman Park
Come see how baseball used to be played at Spencer Pierce Little Farm. Photo: Matthew Muise Photography
Take a step back in time and enjoy a springtime day on the farm at the seventeenth annual Draft Horse Plow Day. Teams of draft horses and mules from throughout New England demonstrate how plowing at the farm was done before the advent of motorized machinery. Learn how horses are harnessed, hitched, and cared for and excercised.
Location: Spencer Peirce Little Farm
Flatbread Pizza Company in Amesbury hosts a benefit for 'Bellville Roots'
Come to Flatbread Pizza - Amesbury for great wood-fired, home-made flatbread pizza and help raise funds for Bellville Roots, an organization dedicated to building community through music. Purchase any pizza to eat in or take out, and Flatbread will donate a portion of that purchase to Belleville Roots.  You can also purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win exciting prizes, including tickets to upcoming concerts and roots music CD's.
Location: Flatbread Pizza - Amesbury
Join Kathy Schader, registered dietitian, as she demonstrates "Take your lunch to a new level with layered Mason jar salads" on May 18 from 5:30-6:30 PM in the Kariotis conference room, 3W, Burlington campus.  In addition to salad, Kathy will show you how to make a sweet little layered dessert!  Bring an appetite, as you will have an opportunity to taste the salad and dessert.  You'll go home with recipes to show off these innovative dishes to your family and friends.  This program is complements of Lahey's Community Mini-grant program and is open to the public, and to Lahey patients and co
Location: Lahey Hospital - Burlington
Newburyport Farmers find organic locally grown produce, mea, dairy Newburyport
The Newburyport Farmers Summer Market celebrates local fresh produce every Sunday morning rain or shine!  Start your Sunday browsing fresh North Shore local produce, meats, cheeses, and seafood in an open air market atmosphere! Food and beverage vendors offer fresh hot coffee, breakfast treats and delicious food. Live music every week!
Location: Tannery Marketplace
Dr. Michael Thompson, phychologist, specialist and author on raising kids.
Hamilton Wenham High School and the Hamilton Wenham Edfund proudly welcomes Dr. Michael Thompson, psychologist and author of the New York Times best-seller Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys and It's a Boy!: Understanding Your Son's Development from Birth to Eighteen and seven other best-selling books on children and parenting, to the Ferrini Auditorium at Hamilton Wenham High School campus.
Location: Hamilton Wenham Regional High School
NYS Kenya Trip Information Night
Newburyport Youth Services is going to Kenya and your family is invited! In a search for more service trips for teens, NYS found a once-in-a-lifetime opprotunity for Newburyport area residents, and made this trip for the whole family to experience. Families with kids in grades 6-12 are welcome and kids 16+ are allowed without a parent (under NYS supervision).
Location: Newburyport Youth Services
Mothers Day at Appleton Farms in Ipswich Massachusetts
The Trustees have a fresh idea for Mother’s Day! A tradition originating in the Alps, this day will include a fondue bar, traditional swiss treats, live music, crafts for the kids, and more. Let the Moms relax and enjoy the festivities while the kids help us open the barnyard, meet the baby animals, and make a gift for mom. Flower crown making in the Carriage Barn for all to enjoy. Decorated with bells and flowers, the cows will end the celebration in a traditional cow parade to their new spring pastures.
Location: Appleton Farms
The MIT Dome Copyright 2007 Eric Baetscher. Open Course Ware FREE.
Did you know that MIT offers a huge catalog of free online courses where you can dive right in and start expanding your horizons right the comfort of your own home? They offer over 2000 courses ranging from Sciences & Humantities to Management & Engineering. The courses are open to anybody who wishes to try them. MIT has also developed a course selection for teens looking to get a taste of what MIT has to offer, become better students and help them prepare for their AP exams.