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Pancake Breakfast at Tuck's Point Manchester Ma for Families
The Annual Red, White & Blue Pancake Breakfast at Tuck's Point will feature live music, pony rides, a great breakfast and more at the beautiful seaside setting of Tuck's Point! The Manchester-Essex Rotary Club invites families to enjoy pancakes topped with strawberries, blueberries, and whipped cream, scrambled eggs, bacon, home fries, coffee, milk, and juice! Live Dixieland music and free pony rides will excite and entertain the kids! Proceeds support the Club's scholarship program and community service projects in Manchester and Essex.
Location: Tuck's Point
Fourth of July Parade in Manchester MA for North Shore Families
On Monday, July 4th, 2016 the Town's Annual Fourth of July Parade will begin at 10:00 am, rain or shine! Please note that roads around the parade route will start closing at 9:30 am and so you're encouraged to get to your parade viewing spot before this time.
Location: Manchester Memorial Elementary School
The Danvers Farmers Market has fresh fruit produce and other locally made foods every Wednesday June Through October.
The Danvers Farmers Market has fresh fruit produce and other locally made foods every Wednesday June through October in the heart of Danvers Massachusetts.  Come visit to see our array of local and regional vendors. Sponsored by the Danvers Rotary.
Location: Danvers Farmers Market
The FREE Annual Independence Day Fireworks Extravaganza Concert on Gloucester Harbor Fourth of July
The Gloucester Fund and Ringo Tarr present a Free Concert on Gloucester Harbor to kick off the Independence Day weekend! Concert features Cape Ann Big Band and The Runaround Sound.
Location: Gloucester Boulevard
Salem Massachsuetts Celebrates the Fourth of July Independence Day Fireworks
Join the City of Salem at the Salem Maritime National Historic Site for a 4th of July Celebration! The evening includes live music by the 42-piece Hillyer Festival Orchestra and Fireworks starting after dark from Derby Wharf.
Location: Salem Maritime National Historic Site
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
MSL: 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: MarketStreet Lynnfield
Best and Hottest Toys for Summer 2016
We found a solution for kids to keep the kids outside with some super fun outdoor Summer toys. From inflatable watergiant slides, to pool floats shaped like kids favorite Star Wars transporter, there is something on this list to make every kids Summer an unforgettable one. Click through this list of hot summer toys your kids will go crazy for. 
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. 
Location: North Shore Community College
Wednesday night is the unofficial 1st night of Saint Peter's Fiesta in Glouceste
The St. Peter's Fiesta, Gloucester's annual salute to its fishermen, religious celebration, and five-day carnival and family fun fest — swings into gear Wednesday, June 27, 2012. The festival is sponsored by the Italian-American fishing community of Gloucester. It's a fun, safe tradition for families to enjoy.
Location: Saint Peter's Square