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Pediatric Diabetes Workshop

Innovations in Care and Discovery for Pediatric Adolescent and Young Adult Type

“Innovations in Care and Discovery for Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Type 1 Patients”
Parents and Families of Children with Type 1: You’re Invited!
The President and CEO of Joslin Diabetes Center, John L. Brooks III, cordially invites you to attend Joslin’s first symposium tailored to families and their children – pediatric and young adolescents – living with type 1 diabetes.

  • Hear about the latest advances in science from members of Joslin’s renowned research team.
  • Learn more about Joslin’s patient and parent-centered models of care now used around the world.
  • Be uplifted by stories of hope about Medalists living with diabetes free of any complications for 50 or more years.
When: 
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

MFA: Columbus Day Open House

Visit Massachusetts with Families. Fun events at the MFA Museum of Fine Art

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), will welcome visitors to its annual Fall Open House on Monday, October 8, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

This year’s Open House marks the 11th anniversary of the Fenway Alliance’s Opening Our Doors. Activities will be in conjunction with the Celebrations Around the World theme. The Museum will present the Hispanic Heritage Month Short Film Festival, which highlights contemporary Spanish short films.

Visitors can also visit the new Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins, the first gallery dedicated to coins at a major US art museum.  Explore the five hundred ancient Greek and Roman coins from the Museum’s world-renowned collection on one of several iPads stationed throughout the gallery. 

Additionally, this family-friendly free day will include performances by the Boston Conservatory, the Anikai Dance Theater, DJ Berbere, as well as family art-making activities in the galleries and tours.

When: 
Monday, October 8th, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Granparent's Day at BCM

Celebrate Grandparent's Day at the Boston Children's Museum!

Celebrate your grandparent-ness by taking your grandkids to the Museum. We will feature special story times, musical performances, as well as art activities. This will also be your first chance to join our new Grandparents Circle – a membership group that is designed to give grandparents special opportunities to spend time with their grandchildren at a place that inspires while it teaches – Boston Children’s Museum.

When: 
Sunday, September 09, 2012

MFA + Highland Street = Free Fun Friday

Museum of Fine Arts Boston - Family Fun in Massachusetts

The Highland Street Foundation’s Free Fun Fridays program will offer free admission to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), on Friday, August 3, 2012. Visitors can explore the MFA’s exhibitions and galleries, watch short films, tour Museum collections, and participate in family activities.

Some of the activities for the day include:

When: 
Friday, August 3, 2012 10 a.m. - 9:45 p.m.

Ghosts of Jupiter Opens at MOS

Visitors will experience a rock-and-roll journey at Museum of Science

On Friday, June 22, 2012, visitors to the Museum of Science, Boston will experience a rock-and-roll journey through space and time, with the premiere of Ghosts of Jupiter: Music Experience. Celebrating the release of their self-titled album, Ghosts of Jupiter, the Boston-bred rock quintet has partnered with the Museum to create a new eye-popping music entertainment show in the Charles Hayden Planetarium that will take museumgoers on a fantastic ride into the outer reaches of the mind.

Ancient Egypt's Greatest Mysteries Unearthed at MOS

MOS: Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science Exhibition

The New Exhibit: Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science Opening May 27
On Sunday, May 27, the Museum of Science, Boston will present Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science, a new, temporary exhibit that will provide visitors with an immersive quest for knowledge that reveals how archeologists use modern science and technology to uncover and understand the ancient civilization of Egypt. Through hands-on challenges, authentic artifacts, and guidance from real archeologists, visitors will unearth the mysteries of Egypt, its culture and its people.

When: 
May 27 through September 3, 2012.

Geckos: Tails to Toepads

Geckos are fascinating creatures that kids enjoy learning about at MOS

Enter the world of geckos — bulging eyes, night vision, sticky toepads, squawking voices, and disposable body parts. Geckos can be found all over the planet in climates ranging form rainforests to mountainsides to desert.  Their knack for adaptation has created a specialized species that have uniques tools to ensure their srvival. Come check out more than 60 exotic geckos are coming to the Museum of Science!

When: 
Opens Sunday, January 22, 2012

Disney on Ice: Dare to Dream

Disney on Ice Presents Dare to Dream at Boston Garden. Things to do with childre

Disney on Ice Presents Dare to Dream brings Disney's newest princess stories and classic fairy tales to the ice in a show that features scenes from Tangled, the Princess and the Frog, and Cinderella.

When: 
Sat., Feb. 18 - 11:00 AM, 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM
Sun., Feb. 19 - 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM
Mon., Feb. 20 - 12:00 PM and 4:00 PM
Wed., Feb. 22 - 2:00 PM
Thu., Feb. 23 - 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM
Fri., Feb. 24 - 1:00 PM and 7:00 PM
Sat., Feb. 25 - 11:00 AM, 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM
Sun., Feb. 26 - 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM
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Marini Farm Arabian Nights Corn Maze

The 2018 Marini Farm Corn Maze in Ipswich Massachusetts is Arabian Nights themed!
The 2018 Marini Farm Corn Maze is Arabian Nights themed this year! This is not your typical corn maze; it is both educational and interactive. There are over 18 stations strategically placed throughout the maze with answers to a game sheet that you will be given before entering.We don't give you...

Robots and Beyond: Exploring Artificial Intelligence at MIT

Minsky Arm, created by Marvin Minsky on display at the MIT Museum!
Robots and Beyond shares the results of decades of Artificial Intelligence (AI) innovation at MIT. Explore the ideas that shaped AI and the birth of robotics, fields that are synonymous with research at MIT.
Where: MIT Museum

Crescent Farm Corn Maze

Crescent Farm corn maze in Haverhill Massachusetts
Imagine the biggest puzzle you’ve ever seen. Now imagine a day in the sunshine with your friends or family. Now add an adventure that takes teamwork and memory skills. All these things and more can be found at Crescent Farms Corn Maze. Crescent Farm Corn Maze trails cut into 9 acres of corn. Inside...

Flying Horse Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit at Pingree School

Visit the Flying Horse Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit at Pingree School in Hamilton MA
The ninth annual Flying Horse Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit will feature more than 50 works by established and emerging New England artists,  all displayed on the 100-acre campus of Pingree School from September 1 to November 4, 2018. Other artists  from afar including New York,California and and New...

Sculpture at Maudslay

Artists will install their sculptures at Maudslay State Park for public viewing!
Maudslay State Park has a strong connection to the arts, and one of the highlights of the year is Sculpture at Maudslay! The annual show will be themed 'CONNECT'. This unique exhibition brings together artists from many walks of life to create site-specific sculptures in the park. 

Boston Public Market - Boston

Boston Public Market - Boston
The Boston Public Market is an indoor, year-round marketplace featuring 35 New England artisans and food producers housed under one roof offering fresh foods, prepared meals, crafts, and specialty items. Residents and visitors alike can find seasonal, locally sourced food from Massachusetts and New...
8:00 am to 8:00 pm

Corn MAiZE and Haunted Attractions at Connors Farm - Danvers

Corn MAiZE, Maze and Haunted Attractions at Connors Farm - Danvers, Danvers MassachusettsDanvers Massachusetts
Come to Connors Farm to find your way through this year's maze, a tribute to freind and local race car legend Bentley Warren! Enjoy many family fun activities! After completing the maze, stay and have some fun around the farm. Children enjoy apple and pumpkin picking, hayrides, and most of all,...
8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Public Skate and Learn to Skate at Peabody Skating Rink

Learn to Skate with the Peabody Skating Club at Peabody Skating Rink
The McVann-O'Keefe Skating Rink in Peabody is open for Public Skating weekdays from 10-11:45 am, Saturday's at 2 pm, and Sundays at 2:10 pm. Call today to ask about the Learn to Skate program at with the Peabody Skating Club. The ice is perfect. The Halloween and Christmas parties are a blast, and...
10:00 am to 11:45 am

Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic, at the MFA - Boston

Muesum of Fine Arts Boston
Get ready for an adventure with your favorite bear. The beloved teddy bear at the center of Winnie-the-Pooh, first published in 1926 and translated into more than 50 languages, is one of the most famous children’s book characters of all time. This exhibition traces the history and universal appeal...
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

PEM Explores Innovations Inspired by Nature - Salem

Peabody Essex Museum Wild Designs Exhibit
This summer discover how creative innovators are turning to nature for new ideas and smart solutions to human challenges.  Wild Designs, on exhibit at Peabody Essex Museum, features works by artists and other creatives who are looking to nature and living systems for new ideas and creative...
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

AJH: Mother & Baby Support Class - Newburyport

Mother & Baby Support Groups at Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport MA
Mother & Baby Groups Anna Jaques is pleased to offer free group classes for all mothers in our community to provide support, encouragement and advice on parenthood and answer questions that arise after going home. Mother & Baby Groups are facilitated by a Lactation Consultant/Registered...
10:00 am to 11:45 am

Reading the Granite Landscape

Find out the story behind the granite at Halibut Point State Park in Rockport!
Halibut Point State Park is also a granite quarry with a history that goes back billions of years! A rock is not a thing but a drama, it can teach us about the great unifying science and the unique geology of Cape Ann.
10:00 am to 11:00 am

MFA: Casanova’s Europe: Art, Pleasure, and Power in the 18th Century

Museum exhibits at Museum of Fine Arts Boston MA
In the dynamic world of 18th-century Europe, people, ideas, and artistic styles crossed national boundaries. Salons rich with opulent paintings and furnishings hummed with intellectual exchange, gossip, and flirtation. To a person like Giacomo Casanova—smart and confident, boastful and scheming—the...
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Arts and Crafts for Little Ones with Colleen Apostolos-Marsh

Art Classes for children with Colleen Apostolos-Marsh
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.
10:15 am to 11:15 am

Touch a Truck in Essex

TOHP Burnham Public Library invites kids to a Touch-a-Truck event in Essex Massachusetts
TOHP Burnham Public Library invites kids to a Touch-a-Truck event. Kids of all ages, join us behind the Essex Fire Station to meet and greet all sorts of vehicles! Fire Trucks, Police Cars, Emergency vehicles, Mail trucks, Construction vehicles and Utility trucks.
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Addiction Specialist to Visit Beverly Middle School

Addiction specialist to visit Beverly Middle School to discuss children's brain development
Dr. Ruth Potee is presenting at Beverly Middle School on Tuesday, September 25: Teen Brain Under Construction: What Every Parent Must Know About Your Tween/Teen’s Brain Development. Come learn more about what parents and other interested members of the community can do to keep our tweens and teens...
5:00 pm

North Shore Secondary School Fair at Glen Urquhart School

North Shore Secondary School Fair & Educational Expo at Glen Urquhart School in Beverly MA
Glen Urquhart School invites parents to attend the North Shore Secondary School Fair, held on its campus, Tuesday, September 25, 2018, from 6:00-8:30 pm. Admission Directors from 97 Independent Secondary Schools will be in attendance. This event is free, and open to the public.
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Saturday, September 29

Little River Trail Nature Walk

The Little River Nature Trail is managed by the Parker River Clean Water Associa
Walk the Little River Nature Trail with a nature guide. We will cover the historic Common Pasture and the verdant ecology of the upper Little River Watershed. The Little River Trail System is a rich wildlife habitat, and yet is surrounded by an urban setting. Easy terrain including meadows,...
9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Rockport Farmers' Market

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...
9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Cape Ann Kids' PMC Bike Ride

Kids are encouraged to ride their bikes to raise money for the Pan Mass Challenge in Manchester
The Pan-Mass Challenge Cape Ann Kids' Ride will be one of many PMC Kids Rides held in neighborhoods throughout New England and beyond. Through the PMC Kids Rides program, nearly 6,000 cyclists between the ages of two and 15 will ride between one and 26 miles in mini-bike-a-thons to raise money for...
9:00 am to 12:00 pm

AtlAtl Days in Danvers!

See an ancient weapon demonstration at the Rebecca Nurse Homestead in Danvers as part of Trails and Sails!
Come to Rebecca Nurse Homestead  to try your hand at ancient hunting practices! The technique of using an atlatl, or spear throwing stick, is an ancient global technology.
9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Sing & Dance with the Music Man

Sing & Dance with the Music Man Brian Doser in Hamilton visit Massachusetts
Come join the fun at Community House Of Hamilton & Wenham Monday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings at 10 a.m. for 30 - 45 minutes of great music with Brian Doser! Sing and dance with the Music Man during a family concert, featuring familiar and original tunes, performed by local dad and musician...
10:00 am to 10:45 am

AJH: Childbirth Education Classes

Childbirth Education Classes at Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport, Haverhill  MA
Congratulations: you are pregnant! This class is for mothers and partners during the last trimester of pregnancy to learn skills needed for the childbirth experience such as breathing methods, relaxation techniques, and comfort measures. Topics covered include: Anatomy Labor & delivery...
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

AJH: Birthing with Hypnosis

Anna Jaques Hospital Birthing with Hypnosis
Relax, clear your mind, and experience the positive effects of self-hypnosis during pregnancy and birthing. Class focuses on easy and natural relaxation techniques. If your birth plan does not embrace a firm decision for an epidural, this is a great option for you and your partner. Recommended to...
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Andover Farmers' Market

Find Fresh Local Produce at the Andover Massachusetts Farmers Market
The Andover Farmers' Market, now in its 12th season, offers educational programming and promotes healthy eating, local economies, sustainability, and community spirit by providing fresh, local produce, baked and prepared foods, as well as hand-crafted goods.
10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Halibut Point Quarry Tour

Kids will enjoy this tour of the Halibut Point State Park and Quarry with a focus on its stone-cutting history!
Enjoy a guided tour of Halibut Point State Park around the Babson Farm Quarry, unearthing the granite industry era followed by a traditional hand-tool stone splitting demonstration.  Halibut Point itself is made of sheets of 440 million year-old granite that now cascades from rocky headlands to the...
10:00 am to 11:00 am

Open House: Windows into the World of Waldorf

Waldorf School at Moraine Farm in Beverly Massachusetts
On Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Waldorf School at Moraine Farm in Beverly invites you to an Open House where visitors will experience the value of Waldorf education for themselves. Parents have numerous options here on the North Shore which is why it’s so important for...
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
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