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

Come to the Annual 'Born at Anna Jaques' Celebration

If you are expecting, or are considering starting a family, Anna Jaques Hospital invites you to a Birth Center Open House and tour. By attending, you are able to meet the obstetricians, gynecologists, certified nurse midwives, maternity nurses, pediatricians, neonatologists and family practice physicians who are available to take care of you during your pregnancy and after your baby is born. This will help you find the physician or midwife with whom you feel most comfortable. Once you have chosen your provider, you can begin scheduling the prenatal visits necessary for a healthy pregnancy. All physicians and midwives who deliver at the Anna Jaques Hospital Birth Center are board certified.

 

Ipswich Museum Ipswich MA Programs for children

Each of our six week courses will be held in the historic Heard House starting the week of March 23 and ending May 1 with a special exhibit showcasing each student's journey as an artist.

Dow Arts Program Spring 2015 Class Offering:

Location: Ipswich Museum

 

Encourage young women to tap into their inner engineer with a day of science-the

Encourage young women to tap into their inner engineer with a day of science-themed activities at the MIT Museum! Hear from women in exciting careers about their paths to success, then explore interactive activities and demonstrations in the Museum's galleries. Meet MIT scientists and engineers from a variety of fields and ask them about what it's like to be a maker.

Location: MIT Museum

 

Learn about Maple Syrup at this 'Appleton Cooks' Session at the Trustees of

March is the time for sugaring in New England! Appleton keeps this very special tradition alive by tapping the farms beautiful maple trees and producing wood-fired, small batch syrup. We will begin the workshop by enjoying a leisurely walk around the farmstead to show you how sap is harvest and collected. We will make sure to stop along the way and visit our very own sugar shack.

Location: Appleton Farms

 

Kids will learn how easy and fun it is to their own lunch at Williams-Sonoma

Do you have a mini iron chef in your house?  Here's a perfect opportunity to nurture their interest in the culinary arts at Williams-Sonoma's Market Street Lynnfield location! Stuck in a lunch box rut? Join us for this series of classes where we’ll go beyond the basic PB&J. You’ll learn how to make some fun and tasty lunch foods that will satisfy kids and parents alike. Suitable for ages 5 - 13.

 

Sugaring Off tours are a fun and tasty way to learn about maple suagring at IRWS

Spring celebrations begin early at the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary with the age-old tradition of maple sugaring. The warm days of late winter awaken the flow of sap in the maples, causing buds to swell and resulting in sweet-smelling billowing clouds of steam rising from the sugarhouse.

 

FREE trial classes in honor of Saint Patrick's Day in Beverly MA

The Brady Kenny O'Brien Academy of Irish Dance in Beverly will be offering FREE trial classes in honor of Saint Patrick's Day! Come try a class on Tuesday March 3, 10 or 24, 2015 and experience a piece of Irish culture. We offer classes for children of all ages, starting as young as age 3!

 

Sled Safety reduces the risk of injury and allows everybody to make it home safe

Sledding is a great way to kill an afternoon on snowy days, have some fun with the family and get some outdoor winter exercise. I loved sledding as a kid, but now when I see 'B' pretending to have 'accidents' on the sledding hill we made in our front yard, I cringe to think of the possible dangers involved in sledding. Wiping out is fun, until somebody gets hurt.

 

Kids will learn about engineering at the next Science on Saturday!

Brought to you by MIT alumnus Todd Rider, Science on Saturday is a free 60-minute presentation with lots of fun demonstrations in which students can volunteer. It is free and open to all elementary, middle, and high school students, as well as their parents and teachers. Hands-on activity booths are available to students after the show. No pre-registration is required, but seating is limited - first come, first seated. Parental/adult escort is required for all children under 12.

 

Preschool in Beverly, Wenham

Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary is proud to introduce a nature preschool for 3-5 year olds located at Endicott Wildlife Sanctuary in Wenham.Recent studies confirm that children are spending less time engaged in vigorous outdoor play. The Ipswich River Nature Preschool provides young children on the North Shore with early educational experiences that foster the development of the whole child and a lifelong relationship with nature.

 

St. John the Evangelist School, Beverly MA K1-Grade 8

St. John the Evangelist School is hosting an Admissions Open House on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 9:00 am for the 2015-2016 school year. SJS students and parents will give tours. Come see St. John School in action.

Private Tours are always available by contacting the school at 978-922-0048.

 

Join an art session in Gloucester Ma designed just for the young artist!

Certified Montessori teacher, artist and local mother, Colleen Apostolos-Marsh will guide your young artist in an exploration of color, shape, and texture. Using a variety of media, your child will be free to express their in a beautiful space while socializing and engaging in cooperative play.

 

The Newburyport Farmers Winter Market is held on every other Sunday!

The Newburyport Farmers Market brings the market indoors for the Winter months and encourages people to come see what Newburyport has to offer! Fresh soups will warm you as you find great to local meat, fish & produce, listen to live music, and meet a community of people dedicated to bringing you fresh food year round!

 

Walk on the Wild side with Harbor Seals at Joppa Flats Education Center!

Come to Joppa Flats Education Center and begin with a 45 minute indoor introductory program in the Lookout (second floor) about Pinnipeds (seals, sea lions, and walrus). Then, we’ll carpool to an on-the-beach viewing area where we can see the harbor seals hauled out on the rocks at low tide at the mouth of the Merrimack River.

 

Boston Ballet School Northshore Summer Programs. Register online today for summe

The Boston Ballet School North Shore Studio in Marblehead is comprised of young people whose dedication, effort and talent is evidenced in their well-worn ballet slippers. Register today for the BBS Summer Program where children ages 3 and up enjoy a supportive, welcoming, and engaging experience.

We had the pleasure to speak with Jessica Kreyer, Principal and Director of the Boston Ballet School Marblehead Studio about the Summer Dance Programs for ages three through adult at the state-of-the-art facility conveniently located on the Salem/Marblehead line within the Lynch/van Otterloo YMCA.

 

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