Join Museum staff for a family oriented tour and specialized activities focusing on the dynamic work and life relationships formed by these artists. This drop-in program is perfect for families with preschool and elementary school aged children. Free for children and Museum members or with Museum admission.
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This February Vacation week come join us for a week full of winter woodland family fun at Ravenswood Park and the Cape Ann Discovery Center. Activities are designed to encourage exploration, stimulate the imagination, and kick start creativity. With a new theme each day, you can register your child (accompanied by his or her favorite adult) per day or join us for the full week at a discounted rate!
Celebrate Valentines Day the natural way... outdoors! Escape the hearts and join us for an afternoon of skiing or snowshoeing (or hiking if no snow) through Ravenswood's carriage paths of rolling hills and dales. Warm up afterwards around the woodstove with a tasting of Appleton Farms cheeses, local chocolate, and wine. Pre-registration required. Bring your own skis or snowshoes (or rent snowshoes from us).
An afternoon of arctic adventure awaits the whole family. We've set up winter challenges throughout the park. Use maps and compass to navigate the park, find hidden markers, complete challenges and post your team's time. Win prizes! Bring your skis or snowshoes (or rent our snowshoes)!
the Friends of the Sawyer Free Library are providing an opportunity for everyone to trade in their unused fabrics and yarn. Bring them into the library and then join us on for a sale of the donated fabric and fiber. All profits go to support SFL programs and projects. Special: fest guests and hourly drawings.
Beverly Library's LEGO Club meets monthly. The club is for children in grades K-5. Registration is required each month. Please click here to register for the February date or call the Children’s Room at 978-921-6062.
Gloucester Education Foundation is proud to host our 1st Power of Play Festival, a day of play for Gloucester families and kids of all ages.
Play is an important learning tool that promotes creative and innovative thinking. Play also helps kids develop skills that are a foundation for life-long success, including critical thinking, communication, problem solving, and collaboration.
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art will be offering workshops for children and adults to kick-off the new Cape Ann Reads initiative. This program will take place at the Cape Ann Museum and is free and open to the public. Space is limited; reservations are required.
Join the Polar Explorers Club (after-school adventures for kids ages 7-12) for hardy adventurers ready to explore in the coldest weather. We'll learn how to read a compass and build a shelter, track animals and end our day around the wood stove hearing tales of high adventure. Dress for the outdoors!