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Come walk to raise funds to fight cancer in downtown Salem Massachusetts! Sponsored by North Shore Medical Center and
Each year thousands of participants join together with family members, colleagues and friends for the North Shore Cancer WALK. As a walker, volunteer or donor, you can be part of an inspirational day in the fight against cancer. The 10K (6.2 mile) WALK route is an unforgettable journey of shared purpose and commitment. It winds through historic Salem, featuring an array of entertainers that lend a festive air to this profound community event. We encourage you to become a part of this annual celebration of life, hope and courage of all those who have been touched by this disease.
Location: Salem Willows Park, Downtown Salem
Anna Jaques Hospital Birthing with Hypnosis
Relax, clear your mind, and experience the positive effects of self-hypnosis during pregnancy and birthing. Class focuses on easy and natural relaxation techniques. If your birth plan does not embrace a firm decision for an epidural, this is a great option for you and your partner. Recommended to take the class 4-6 weeks prior to due date.
Location: Anna Jaques Hospital
Gloucester Karate Academy is offering a Summer special for new students looking to try the martial arts.
Gloucester Uechi Karate Academy is running a great Summer special for adults and children that is safe, educational and fun! For just $99, you can join the academy classes for the months of July and August, have two introductory private lessons and recieve an official karate uniform. A full schedule of classes is designed to cater to busy family schedules, and provides flexibility in achieving your next goal.
Location: Gloucester Uechi Karate Academy
First Fridays Open House: June 3rd Drop-in and discover Shore on the spur of the moment. Please join us at 8:15 a.m. the first Friday of the month for Morning Meeting in our Lower School Kiva located inside the red tower, or anytime thereafter until 10:00 a.m. for an impromptu tour.
Location: Shore Country Day School
Breastfeeding technique and support class at Anna Jaques Hospital. Best Hospital for Families
Geared towards expectant mothers and their partners, this class is taught by an Anna Jaques Lactation Consultant for mothers and their support person(s) to help you successfully breastfeed your baby. Topics Covered Include: benefits to mother and baby; basic anatomy and physiology; myths vs. facts; positioning and latching-on; common concerns; pumping and storage of breast milk; and community resources and supports available once home.
Location: Anna Jaques Hospital
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
Merrohawke Nature School‎ Touch-A-Boat Newburyport MA
Explore boats and meet the captains and crew at Merrohawke Nature School‎ Touch-A-Boat event. The whole family can climb aboard a variety of local boats and get to know the captains and crew. American Yacht Club BOATWISE Captain's Fishing Parties Coastal Discoveries Freedom Boat Club Lowell's Boat Shop Merrohawke Nature School U.S. Coast Guard Station Merrimack River Newburyport HArbormaster Newburyport Harbor Tours Newburyport Marinaas Newburyprt Whale Watch  
Location: Downtown Newburyport
North Shore Community College Youth Programs and Kids to College Programs. Summe
Have you been wondering about a career in health care but don’t know where to begin?  Start with North Shore Community College’s Scrubs program and learn the pathways you can follow in the fast paced, growing field of health care. Explore careers in Surgical Technology, Medical Assisting, Nursing, Radiology, OT, and Respiratory Therapy in our state of the art Health Professions building. Working with simulators, including a baby simulator, study how to treat diseases of the heart and lungs, check blood pressure, scrub into surgery and care for wounds. Please pack a brown bag lunch!
Location: North Shore Community College
Museum of Fine Arts Open House free admission event for north shore families
The Museum of Fine Arts will honor Memorial Day with an Open House and will waive all admission fees. Visitors can enjoy complimentary admission to the MFA's galleries, family activities and performances. Spend your Memorial Day at the Museum and enjoy engaging performances and activities for visitors of all ages. Hear a one-of-a-kind musical performance by high-school youth from Sociedad Latina’s Youth Artists Mastery group, who have created an original concert based on themes related to the special exhibition “Megacities Asia.”
Location: Museum of Fine Arts
This year's Audubon Nature Festival features live owl demonstrations with Eyes on Owls!
Enjoy ongoing activities throughout the day at Mass Audubon's Annual Audubon Nature Festival. This year's special feature will be live owl presentations by Marcia and Mark Wilson of Eyes On Owls. Come see live owls up close, learn about their natural history, and join in a hooting lesson.
Location: Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary