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Summer Camp at Glen Urquhart School in Beverly MA
Glen Urquhart School summer camp returns with all new programs for children 3–13 years of age. We invite you to enroll your child in one of our fabulous Summer Enrichment Courses or to enjoy a week or more of our Day Camp.
Location: Glen Urquhart School
Camp, Summer Program
Come get a taste of our summer camp program, see our beautiful outdoor campus and meet our camp director, Coleen Ryan. We will be making an upcycled t-shirt craft project from 3 to 4:30 pm. We will meet at the picnic table in front of the school. This is free and open to the public. Waldorf School at Moraine Farm Green Earth Art Summer Camp is perfect for children entering second through fifth grade. Middle school and older children are invited to volunteer as camp counselors and assist with the day-to-day runnings of the camp.
Location: Waldorf School at Moraine Farm
The GAAC invites you to discover the the world of Astromony at the Halibut Point
The Gloucester Area Astronomy Club invites you to Halibut Point State Park, one of the best places to view the night sky! Join the Gloucester Area Astronomy Club at the visitors center to view the wonders of the sky. Telescopes will be set up for viewing and local astronomers will be on hand for a star-studded experience.
Location: Halibut Point State Park
The Ipswich Farmers Market is every Wednesday 3:30-6:30pm on the South Village Green
Farm fresh vegetables, fruit, honey, maple syrup, eggs, herbs, flowers, local artisans and featured community initiatives as well as lively entertainment weekly! The Ipswich Farmers Market vision is “To support a vibrant local food-based economy and help nurture a more sustainable community.” The market features local food growers and purveyors, crafters and artists, as well as family activities and live music every week. 
Location: South Village Green Ipswich
The Rockport Farmers' Market runs every Saturday in Harvey Park in Downtown Rock
The Rockport Farmers' Market is a small market that runs each Saturday through the Summer (June - early October). Sponsored by the Rockport Exchange, the market is limited in size due to the size of the Harvey Park - a quaint setting in the heart of downtown found on the corner of Mount Pleasant Street and Broadway, across from the entrance to T-Wharf.
Location: Harvey Park - Rockport
The Swampscott Farmers Market happens every Sunday through October.
Rain or shine, the Swampscott Farmers’ Market features a wide variety of produce, meats, fish, breads, flowers and crafts from farmers, food producers, and artisans from around Massachusetts and nearby New England states. Anchoring the market, Swampscott will have Clark Farm providing a large variety of produce, as well as John Crow Farms bringing produce, meats and poultry. Other vendors include Maitland Mountain Farms (known for their pickles and flowers), Fille de Ferme (producer of homemade jams and jellies), Cherry Street Fish Market, Big Sky Breads, and more.
Location: Swampscott Town Hall
The Salem Farmer's Market bring the goodness of local farm to downtown Salem!
The Salem Farmers' Market brings fresh local produce and other foods from North Shore farms and other local resources to downtown Salem every Thursday at Derby Square on Front Street ! It's a great place to come find healthy choices for your family's dietary needs, as well as meet local crafts people and artisans! This is a great community resource that strengthens social bonds and interactions, and helps local food producers by creating a direct to consumer channel for their produce and other goods! Come join the fun and experience one of the best farmer's markets on the North Shore!
Location: Downtown Salem
campout with the Trusteees at the Crane Estate in Ipswich Massachusetts for Fathers Day!
The Trustees of Reservations hosts an adventure-filled weekend of camping at the Crane Estate this Father's Day weekend! Our special site in the Pine Grove is an ideal location for both experienced campers and first-timers. This overnight includes a choice of optional programs and activities on Saturday afternoon, which may include a Great Marsh Creek Walk, a Dune Hike through the Crane Wildlife Refuge, a Guided Kayak Paddle in Essex Bay, or a Scavenger Hunt for the little ones. Of course you are also free to simply lounge on the beach, or explore the property on your own.
Location: Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Lynnfield MA, Market Street, MarketStreet Lynnfield, MA family entertainment, Things to do, events for families
Bring your dancing shoes and come out and enjoy the company of family, friends and neighbors Thursdays from 6 - 8 p.m. at MarketStreet Lynnfield's Music in the Square. Enjoy a new style of music each week. The outdoor musical concert series is great time for families, friends and neighbors to meet up and enjoy the summer season together and the kids always enjoy meeting new friends.
Location: MarketStreet Lynnfield
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. Taking place on Monday, May 29, 2017 the free event will feature special programs and activities, including an original, multimedia installation and concert by high-school students from Sociedad Latina’s Youth Music Ambassadors. Another highlight of the day is Songs of Freedom, a performance by The Welcome Strangers—an ensemble composed of some of the regions finest immigrant musicians from around the world.  Commissioned by the Jewish Arts Collaborative and led by Frank London, co-founder of the Grammy-winning Klezmatics and Iraqi-born, Jordanian violinist Layth Sadiq, the performance features songs of liberation and tolerance. 
Location: Museum of Fine Arts

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