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Polar Esxplorers Club is for kids ages 7-12 at Ravenswood Park in Gloucester Massachusetts!
Join the Polar Explorers Club (after-school adventures for kids ages 7-12) for hardy adventurers ready to explore in the coldest weather. We'll learn how to read a compass and build a shelter, track animals and end our day around the wood stove hearing tales of high adventure. Dress for the outdoors!
Location: Ravenswood Park
This February Vacation week come join us for a week full of winter woodland family fun at Ravenswood Park and the Cape Ann Discovery Center.
This February Vacation week come join us for a week full of winter woodland family fun at Ravenswood Park and the Cape Ann Discovery Center. Activities are designed to encourage exploration, stimulate the imagination, and kick start creativity. With a new theme each day, you can register your child (accompanied by his or her favorite adult) per day or join us for the full week at a discounted rate!
Location: Ravenswood Park
Summer at Brookwood is a coeducational summer camp for students entering Pre-Kindergarten through grade nine. Summer at Brookwood creates a fun and supportive environment in which students thrive in athletics, enrichment and the arts. Kids develop friendships, the body, the mind and the imagination. Get ready and gear up for lots of summertime fun during Summer at Brookwood 2016!  Our new 2016 camp program features an amazing slate of day camps during five separate weeks - from rocketry, programming, music and acting, to art, literacy, sports and outdoor exploration.  Parents have the option to enroll their children in half- or full-day programming. Take a quick look at our 2016 offering or read details about each camp.  We can’t wait to fill Brookwood’s campus with children during the summer of 2016!
Location: Brookwood School
A Magical Journey Through Fairytales at the Wenham Museum
Unlock Children’s Imagination with Amazing Fairytale Art, Activities and Lessons!
Location: Wenham Museum
The Cabot: Karen K and The Jitterbugs
 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
PEM in Salem Massachusetts has a wonderful lineup of family fun for February Vacation!
Peabody Essex Museum has a fun lineup of activities, performances and demonstrations for February vacation! Come visit the museum and enjoy regular exhibits and catch a live animal presentation, enjoy a family film, or take part in a fun art activity. There's something new every day so don't miss out!
Location: Peabody Essex Museum
Bright Horizons, Bright Horizons: Bright Horizons: Preschool & Kindergarten Prep Preview
Discover the road ahead in your child's education at Bright Horizons Preschool & Kindergarten Prep Preview event. Join us the week of February 21-26 at area Bright Horizons locations! Visit for dates and times of events near you. Our Showcase event is an opportunity for you and your child to explore our Kindergarten Prep and Preschool programs. - Enrolled families will visit the NEXT age group for your child to meet the teachers and see the classrooms in action. - Families that are NEW to Bright Horizons are welcome to attend to learn more about our Kindergarten Prep and Preschool programs.
15th Annual Lowell WinterFest. Visit Lowell MA
The Lowell Winterfest is a two day festival held annually in February in downtown Lowell and is attended by thousands of people each year.
Eat ice cream for breakfast at Cherry Farm Creamery in Danvers and raise funds for the A.J. Trustey Epilepsy Research Fund at Brigam Womens Hospiutal in Boston
Who doesn't want ice cream for breakfast? Eat ice cream for breakfast with zero guilt, because it's for a great cause! Saturday, February 6th is National Ice Cream for Breakfast Day. We'll be celebrating at Cherry Farm with a special "breakfast" menu featuring...
Location: Cherry Farm Creamery
Outdoor Ice Skating Fun at MarketStreet Lynnfield
Lace up your skates and enjoy the beauty of the New England outdoors this winter season! The MarketStreet Rink offers public skating 7 days a week from early now through the end of February! ADMISSION: Adult:$8.00 Children:$6.00 3 and under: Free Rent Skates or Bring your own. Skate Rental: $4.00 Open to the public and available for private parties and special events. Birthday Parties, Corporate Events, and Non-Profit Fundraising Nights are available.*
Location: MarketStreet Lynnfield