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Beverly MA, Family Friendly, Hands-on Nature Fair at Glen Urquhart School
oin us on Sunday, November 5th, on the Glen Urquhart School campus in Beverly Farms, for a family-friendly, hands-on Nature Fair. The fair will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and will reflect how GUS embraces child-led exploration in the classroom and across the natural environment of the North Shore. Activities and projects coordinated by GUS educators and like-minded partners will be situated across our 23-acre campus, which features a nature trail, woodlands and marsh, an athletic field, and outdoor and greenhouse classrooms.
Location: Glen Urquhart School
Preschool Open House for NorthShore Parents of Preschool Children
North Shore Nursery School in Beverly is now accepting applications for the 2018-19 school year. Recognized as one of the best preschools North of Boston by Boston Magazine, North Shore Nursery School invites parents of prospective preschoolers to the annual Open House, Saturday, November, 4 at 9:30 and Wednesday, November 8, 9:30 a.m.
Location: North Shore Nursery School
Shopping at MarketStreet Lynnfield Pretty Poppy. A women's jewelry and accessory store with something for everyone
Pretty Poppy is a women's jewelry and accessory store with something for everyone, whether you are 9 or 90!  We focus on all styles of jewelry, hangbags, scarves, belts, and other accessories - and all at very affordable prices!  We also have fashion forward collections that we update every few weeks.
Location: MarketStreet Lynnfield
Early Education Night at Newburyport City Hall
Join the Greater Newburyport Mothers & Families Club for our 18th Annual Early Education Information Night! This event is open to the public and there is no charge to attend! Bring a friend! Spread the word! Are you wondering where your little one should begin that journey of learning (including preschool, kindergarten and some elementary schools)? Would you like to learn about the Education Foundations that are enhancing the quality of schools in the Greater Newburyport area? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you should attend this event!
Location: Newburyport City Hall Auditorium
Amesbury Trick or Treat
Local businesses and organizations will open their doors Tuesday, October 24th from 5:30-7:30pm for the Annual Downtown Trick-or-Treat. Count your candy over a pizza at Flatbread that night and a donation for each pie sold (take out or dine-in) will go to the Chamber of Commerce. Now that’s an extra treat!
Location: Downtown Amesbury
Come carve pumpkins at Art Haven in Gloucester Massachusetts!
Celebrate Halloween with us! Carve a pumpkin to take home for halloween, have your face painted and take a Halloween Photos too.  This event is made possible by the generous support of the Institution for Savings for providing pumpkins for this year’s Pumpkin Carving Party. Special thanks to Wolf Hill for their help.
Location: Cape Ann Art Haven
The GAAC invites you to discover the the world of Astromony at the Lanesville Co
The Gloucester Area Astronomy Club invites you to their annual monthly meeting to discover the wonder of the night sky on Cape Ann!  There will still be a lot of astronomy going on! Stargazing will usually foolow the monthly meeting, which usually includes an astronomy presentation, and sometimes a special guest.  There is plenty of free parking, no dues or fees, and all are welcome. No special knowledge is required to have a great time.
Location: Lanesville Community Center
Trick or Treating by hayride at Marini Farm in Ipswich is Safe and Fun!
Take a Hayride through our fields of wonder at Marini Farm in Ipswich. On every stop you will come across scenes of characters waiting to hand out Tricks and Treats. The hayrides will take place during the daylight hours.
Location: Marini Farm
Come to the Museum of Science rooftop for free stargazing and astronomy related
Tucked away on the roof of the Museum's parking garage, the Gilliland Observatory is a wonderful resource for our starry-eyed public. On clear nights, you can view stars, planets, the Moon, and other astronomical phenomena. On cloudy nights, tour the inside of the Observatory, and participate in astronomy-related activities run by our knowledgeable staff. Astronomy After Hours is the perfect place to kick off your weekend with your family.
Location: Museum of Science
Russel Orcahrds Wine and Apple Festival in Ipswich MA
Start holiday festivities off early, celebrating the Apples and Wine Festival, the first weekend in November. Enjoy all things apple, try our wine and enjoy live music all weekend.  Festivities will include Wine tasting*, Live music, Hands-on cider-pressing demonstrations, Make-Your-Own Apple Pie, Apple samples, Hayrides, as well as loads of apple goodies made fresh in the bakery including hot apple crisp and cider donut caramel sundaes.
Location: Russell Orchards