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

Explore the Coolidge Point Reservation with the Trustees of Reservations!

Curiosity companions explore Bungalow Hill, Clarke's Pond, and Ocean Lawn discovering the wonders of nature-with all senses. This program is for young children accompanied by their favorite adult, who are guided around the Coolidge Estate by a trained 'Curiosity Companion'.

 

Tour the Newburyport Coast Guard station as part of Yankee Homecoming

The Coast Guard Station in Newburyport stands as a testament to over 100 years of service to the opening of the Merrimack River and the coastal regions from the North Shore to Portsmouth, NH. All are invited for a special tour of the facility and get a close-up look at the inner workings of this very busy station.

 

The Tidepools at Halibut Point State Park are some of the best in New England!

Halibut Point State Park invites families to join them on a tide pool adventure! Halibut Point contains some of the best tide pools in New England. Join the Interpreter for a trip down to the rocky shore for some inter-tidal exploration. Learn about these interesting creatures living in a unique transitional environment. Meet at the Visitors Center in the park. For all ages. Rain or shine, pouring rain cancels.

 

YMCA Summer Camp, Summer Programs for kids north of Boston. Beverly MA

Friends, Fun & Summer Sun - YMCA of the North Shore Summer Camps
Build friendships and memories to last a lifetime! YMCA of the North Shore camps offer a variety of experiences for children of all ages.

 

Come watch a FREE showing of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory on the waterf

Come enjoy a movie projected on a giant screen on the waterfront, under the stars in downtown Gloucester Massachusetts! Bring a lawn chair, blanket and your family for a night of Hollywood blockbuster fun! Food and refreshments will be available starting at 6pm, and movies will begin at dark!

 

The sweet sounds of country music is what Massachussetts native, country music singer/songwriter Jillian Cardarelli grew up on, and she bring that music to the Newburyport Waterfront for Yankee Homecoming!

 

Newburyport Yankee Homecoming Kids' Day in the Park

Newburyport Yankee Homecoming Kid's Day in the Park activities include decorated bicycle and doll carriage parades. The Parade will be from 10:00 am to 10:30 am. Children’s activities include children’s games, music, face painting and much more. Food will be available.

Location: Atkinson Common

 

The 24th Annual High street Mile includes categories for kids races!

The Winner’s Circle Running Club’s 24th Annual Newburyport High Street Mile will start at Atkinson Common. This is a fast, flat USATF certified straight line course (USATF certification MA07009JK). Separate start times based on age division and sex. Proceeds benefit the River Rivals (Amesbury, Newburyport, Pentucket, Triton) XC and T&F programs.

 

Beverly MA Cooking Classes for Kids. Eurostoves culinary Center
Summers are a blast at Eurostoves! 2014 is our 11th summer series for kids and teens providing extraordinary learning experience for your budding chefs. All new menus for 2014!

Our summer kids classes run Monday through Friday (with the exception of July 4th) from 10AM-1PM. You can sign up for one or two classes, the whole week, or several weeks (the themes are designed for a week). There are four weeks with a different themes and feature completely new menus for 2014. Whether you want to bake, explore the world, learn the basics or cook foods inspired from your favorite books we have a great line up for the summer hours.

Our summer program is designed for ages 8 and up. We have cooked with thousands of children and find that when combining the teens and kids it lends an opportunity for leadership teaching skills from some teens to engage the younger kids in cooking. It is a win-win for all involved. Often we have many of these teens end up working in the field or actually at Eurostoves!!

Sign up early because classes tend to fill up fast.

Visit our Calendar today to register for classes. You can register online, by phone 978-232-0007 or in person. If you have any food allergies make sure you let us know so we can accommodate you to make sure your cooking experience is safe.

Minimum of 6 guests, maximum of 14. 

Cooking class gift cards may also be purchased online at www.eurostoves.com

 

Cultural Care Au Pair Sale, Promotional code, discount code for northshore

Cultural Care Au Pair July Sale: New families who register from July 25, 2014, through July 29, 2014, using promo code PCJULB2014 can register for free ($75 value) and receive a $400 program fee discount when welcoming an au pair by October 3, 2014. As an added bonus, families who select their au pair by August 12, 2014, will receive an additional $400 program fee discount  - for a total savings of $875!

For 25 years, Cultural Care Au Pair has provided flexible, affordable childcare solutions for parents across the country. Costing about $360 a week per family, not child, Cultural Care Au Pair is the best kept secret in childcare.

 

At ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary we'll look and listen for owls as we paddle

Explore the Ipswich River at dusk. Bring your family and join us for an evening paddle in a canoe as we learn more about the river and some of its inhabitants. Many kinds of owls "call in the night" with their hoots and screams as the sun begins to fade. As we paddle along, we'll look and listen for owls, talk about the types of owls we're likely to find at this time of year, and do some hooting ourselves.

 

50 + Years and Running Strong through the heart of NBPT

For more than 50 years, the Yankee Homecoming Road Race has been inviting runners and athletes of all ages to run through the heart of Newburyport. Imagine a beautiful summer evening in the beautiful town of Newburyport, MA. Each year, hundreds of runners in both the 10M and 5K enjoy a breathtaking course through the bucolic seaside town, running along the ocean for several miles before winding through a state park and charming New England neighborhoods. The Yankee Homecoming 10M and 5K are truly picture perfect.

 

Market Square Day has been a Newburyport tradition for 55 years and running!

Market Square Day features a their 57th annual juried craft show spotlighting amazingly talented artisans.  Hand made items from some of New England's most gifted artists and crafters will be selected through the jurying process. Join Yankee Homecoming in Market Square as this tradition continues!

 

The need is constant. The gratification is instant. Give Blood.

Gloucester Uechi Karate Academy in Gloucester is hosting a blood drive to collect a goal of 50 donations in a single day in August! There is a always a huge need for blood, and many people need blood today! Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood, and more than 41,000 blood donations are needed every day. Your donation is needed right now.

 

Have an adventure at Ipswich River Wildlife Sancatuary!

Come venture along the sanctuary trails on a sensory tour. We will explore the magic of the outdoors by using our many senses. Let's see what we can discover using our eyes, ears, nose, hands, and even taste. Using found materials from nature, we will create a nature collage.

 

The B Street Bombers fill the waterfront with music for Yankee Homecoming in New

Returning to the Yankee Homecoming Waterfront Concert Series... The Legendary B Street Bombers! This ten-piece powerhouse has been performing all over the Merrimack Valley and Greater Boston areas for years. Come join the fun at Newburyport's Annual Yankee Homecoming.

 

Sparhawk School

Sparhawk is the premier independent progressive day and boarding school on Boston's North Shore where the intellectual vitality of each student's educational experience is considered paramount.

Valued above all else, students benefit from and have a responsibility to foster a culture of kindness.

Location: Sparhawk School

 

If you were born at Anna Jaques Hospital, you're invited to the Annual 'Born at

Were you born at Anna Jaques Hospital? If the answer is yes, then join us as we recognize generations of people who were born here at AJH during our annual “Born @ Anna Jaques” reunion on Monday, July 28, 2014, 5:00p.m. – 7:00p.m. on the front lawn of the hospital. Registration will begin at 5:00p.m. and the program will start at 6:00p.m., with a group photograph at 6:15p.m., followed by the singing of “Happy Birthday” and birthday cake.

 

North Shore Community College Youth Programs and Kids to College Programs. Summe

Check out North Shore Community College Youth Programs this summer. NSCC is offering a lot of super cool classes and all we need is YOU!  Have fun while getting to know other kids who share the same passions and interests as you. 

 

Kids are invited to enter the Kid's Talent Showcase - Newburyport Homecoming

Showcasing the talents of kids of all ages. This is a non-competitive showcase of children’s talent in Newburyport and the surrounding area. Children in grades 1 - 12, ages 6 - 18 who are residents or students in the Newburyport Schools and the immediate surrounding areas will be allowed to participate.

 

The Waldorf School Story Hour offers a parentsa chance to check out the school

The Cape Ann Waldorf School has designed their story hour specifically to inspire a love of learning in young children, and offers a chance for parents to experience the Waldorf Summer Program first hand. Our Story Hour experiences are tied closely to the school's mission. Teachers strive to educate the whole child - head, heart, and hands - to develop each child's gifts to their fullest potential. Children learn in a natural, experiential, and age-appropriate manner so that learning is meaningful, satisfying, and joyful.

 

STEELFINGERS perform at the Newburyport Yankee Homecoming Waterfront Concert!

The Yankee Homecoming Waterfront Concert Series kicks off the 2014 series with a live performance by Steelfingers! STEELFINGERS is a local, high energy, four man, rock and roll band featuring classic rock songs from the 60's to the present. STEELFINGERS' music ranges from The Doors and Bad Company to AC/DC and Black Sabbath and everything in between. This concert is preceded with an act by the winner of the High School Battle of the Bands, 'Sharp 5'!

 

Come learn about butterflies and other insects at Joppa Flats Center Newburyport

All kinds of bugs live in our backyards, including butterflies! At this family fly-by kids will learn about butterflies' and bugs' lives, their births, their diets and their survival skills.  Join us at Joppa Flats Education Center for a magnified look into their bug sized world!

 

Find out what "In the old days..." really means in at Olde Fashioned Sunday!

Olde Fashioned Sunday in Downtown Newburyport is a full day of activities with a taste of by-gone days. Activities range from live musical performances to Antique car viewing to kids games and pony rides!

Location: Bartlet Mall

 

An iRobot representativewill bring some robots to Hamilton Wenham Library!

Curious about robots? A representative from iRobot will bring their robots to the library. Enjoy a presentation and hands-on demonstration of robots used both in the home and by soldiers and emergency response teams.