The Topsfield Fair is a perennial favorite for us. We're not the biggest fans of the midway, although it is always worth a walkthrough and a ride or two. We love fruits and vegetables, and are always on the lookout for the winning 'biggest pumpkin'. Another favorite is checking out the pigs and other farm animals, as well as the interesting variety of guinea pigs and rabbits.
The New England Aquarium Penguins are coming to the library! (Children in Grades 1-5 ONLY). New England Aquarium educators will teach children how to act like penguins and how to collect and analyze data like scientists. Please note there will NOT be any live penguins at this program. Each session is limited to 25 participants. Registration required at 978-774-0554. Please register for one session only.
Sawyer Free Library celebrates native American History Month with 'Fast Hawk', a member of the Micmac Northeast American Tribe! He will be bringing feathers, claws, animal skulls, a talking stick, pipes, stories, and more to this informative celebration! All ages welcome. No sign-ups required.
Kids will learn about a variety of different animals from around the world at the Manche Creature Teachers will present exotic animals up close and personal for children. Kids will learn about the diverse habitats of our planet and the animals that live there. Ages 3 and up. Sign up online at the Children's Room website or call.
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary invites you to come learn about NASA's and NOAA's newest weather monitoring system due for launch in 2015! The evening's program will be an introduction to our nation's next generation of geosynchronous environmental satellites, as described by a member of the GOES-R Ground Segment team.
The Topsfield Fair is a perrenial favorite for us. We're not the biggest fans of the midway, although it is always worth a walkthrough and a ride or two. We love fruits and vegetables, and are always on the lookout for the winning 'biggest pumpkin'. Another favorite is checking out the pigs and other farm animals, as well as the interesting variety of guinea pigs and rabbits.
No visit to the fair would be complete without attending at least one show in the arena, where you'll find numerous events that define the fair like The Giant Pumpkin Contest, Antique Farm Tractor Pulling, Horse and Oxen Pulling, the Draft Horse Show, the Clydesdale Hitch or even a Figure 8 Car Race!
Join Essex County Greenbelt Association for a Trails & Sails 2013 experience at the Cox Reservation in Essex, Massachusetts. Join award-winning sculptor Dale Rogers on an exploration of FLIGHT, a large-scale sculpture exhibited on the breath-taking grounds that overlook the beautiful marshes of Essex! Enjoy the presentation, then stroll the grounds or pack a picnic and stay to enjoy the scenery!
Maudslay State Park has a rich cultural history that is difficult to see unless you look closely. Join the park interpreter to discover the hidden treasures in the landscape of the former Moseley Family Estate, through this presentation of archival photos. Appropriate for ages 8 – 13. Meet at the Visitors Center at 74 Curzon Mill Rd.
Come to a Cape Ann Vernal Pond Team presentation on snakes, exotic and loical, at the Sawyer Free Library. Kids will learn all about the habitat and lives of snakes from New England and beyond from Rick Roth, Executive Director of the Cape Ann Vernal Pond Team . Live local and exotic animals will be presented, and those who attend will have the opportunity to see these creatures close up! This is a great chance to see and learn more of the fascinating reptiles.