Do you have a kid or two that wants to get their mountain bike on the trails but aren't sure how to get them started? Or does your child ride at school and want to go out with you? We've got the perfect ride for you! How technical the ride is will depend on participant ability and we are happy to give tips and instruction as we go. We meet up behind Gordon College and loop through their trails for about an hour.
Wenham, Massachusetts 01984
Jim Napolitano's presentation of "Shadows Around the World" will follow his puppet making workshop teaching the art of puppetry construction and manipulation. Families of all ages are welcome at the 6:30 performance.
Registration of children ages 5 and up is required for the workshop at 5:00.
This workshop is an introduction to the world of three-dimensional design using a free program called Tinkercad. Learn how to use Tinkercad and build your first 3-D object. Participants must set up their free Tinkercad account at tinkercad.com and bring their own laptop for this workshop.
For ages 11 to 16. Registration is required, space is limited, visit the Hamilton-Wenham Library the Reference desk, or call 978-468-5577.
Put your egg in a basket workshop: design and build a contraption with materials provided, insert raw egg, drop it from our 2nd story window. If it doesn't break you've built a successful contraption! Led by science and engineering educator extraordinaire Jeffrey Walsh. For ages 11 to 15.
Registration is required, space is limited. Visit the Hamilton-Wenham Library Reference desk, or call 978-468-5577.
See the world of nature through the eyes of Julie as she watches an orphaned duckling learn about perseverance, all while she learns lessons of love.
Join local author Julia Walsh for a reading and book signing of Wings on the Wind, a new children’s book based upon a true story. Ms. Walsh will also lead us in an art making activity. Copies of the book will be available for purchase in the Wenham Museum Shop.
A Hamilton-Wenham tradition moves to the Wenham Museum!
Musical vingettes by the Fireside Carolers and the Allegro Dance Ensemble will put everyone in the holiday spirit with a sing-a-long, stories, and instrumental performances. Appropriate for all ages.
Come “ride the rails” and see three big “Train Time” model railroad layouts created by the museum’s Train Curators and volunteers. A museum tradition since the 1970’s, everyone will have fun seeing the village details, lights and moving trains in our largest exhibit gallery.
M is for Museum programs have been designed to introduce young visitors to museum concepts in a fun interactive setting. On the second Friday of the month at 9:30 and 10:30.
In the Wenham Museum Makery, children will explore their creativity and engineering skills.
At the turn of the 21st century the Common Threads Quilt Guild began a project called The Storybook Quilts under the leadership of Pat Gandt. The quilts were sewn with love by members of the guild with the goal of supporting literacy and fostering interest in the needle arts. The guild drew inspiration from children’s books that used quilts or coverlets as an integral part of their stories.
LEGOs At Large exhibit at Wenham Museum features extra-large LEGO installations – one of them has 20,000 LEGO bricks in it!
In this exhibit, you’ll be inspired to make your own at LEGO sculptures at LEGO and DUPLO building stations in the gallery, and feel what it’s like to be a LEGO mini-fig and GO INSIDE a LEGO building made from extra-large LEGO bricks.
Friday, May 25
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