Things To Do & Events Calendar for North Shore Kids and Families

Move at MarketStreet Lynnfield

Events and things to do in Lynnfield MA
Unplug and Move at Marketstreet with BINGO fun for the whole family. Stop by the MarketStreet Ice Skating Rink and pick up your BINGO card. Collect stamps by completing different BINGO tasks on the card. Once you have recived BINGO return your card to the MarketStreet Ice Skating Rink by January...
(All day)

Market Street Lynnfield February Vacation Outdoor Ice Skating and More

February Vacation Outdoor Ice Skating Fun at MarketStreet Lynnfield
Unplug, lace up your skates and enjoy the beauty of the New England outdoors this February Vacation! The MarketStreet Lynnfield, Outdoor Skating Rink hosts extended hours during February Vacation Week. Enjoy public skating 7 days a week. A perfect activity for February vacation, MarketStreet...
(All day)

Feb Fest at MIT Museum

Kids will have a blast at the MIT Museum during February Vacation
Every year, during the Massachusetts school vacation week in February, the MIT Museum celebrates National Engineers Week with engineering-specific hands-on activities, workshops, and more. The Museum's very popular workshops will be held Tuesday - Friday. Pre-registration is required and will open...
Where: MIT Museum
(All day)

Adventure Days: Winter Homes

Build igloos and learn how to find winter ohme for animals at IRWS's workshop
Can you imagine living outside through the entire winter? We'll explore the woodlands, wetlands, and field edges for nests, cavities, burrows, dens, and lodges to discover how birds, mammals, and insects find homes in this challenging season. We'll build an igloo or shelter and see how warm it can...
8:30 am to 3:00 pm

Open Bounce at Boston Bounce - Peabody

Boston Bounce in Peabody MA
"Come Bounce Off Our Walls" Inflatable fun for everyone at Boston Bounce Peabody!
9:30 am to 11:00 am

LEGOpalooza

Drop in at LEGOpalooza at Wenham Museum in Wenham Massachusetts
LEGO® Fans bring your creative genius to this day of fun! Let your imagination loose on our huge collection of LEGO blocks.  Build a tiny car to race or a flying saucer for outer space. Legos are a lot of fun; bring your kids to this brick-fest of fun! Come early and tour the galleries featuring a...
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

NEW EXHIBIT! Train Time at the Wenham Museum

Wenham Museum Train Time at the Wenham Museum
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.
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Storybook Quilts

Wenham Museum for Children and Families of the NorthShore
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...
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Make Way for Ducklings - The Art of Robert McCloskey

In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the beloved children’s book set in Boston, Make Way for Ducklings (1941), this exhibition tracks the career of the book’s author and illustrator Robert McCloskey (1914–2003). The recipient of two Caldecott Medals and three Caldecott Honors, McCloskey was a...
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Meet Backyard Birds

What birds come to your yard in the winter? Find out at Joppa Flats Education Center!
Drop in at Joppa Flats for an up-close winter wildlife experience! On select weekend and school vacation days, Joppa Flats volunteer Deb La Roy presents demonstrations on bird research and banding. After capturing wild birds in the Joppa backyard, Deb brings them inside to measure, weigh, examine,...
10:00 am to 1:30 pm

Beanstalk Adventure Indoor Ropes Course

Beanstalk Adventure Indoor Ropes Course at Jordans Furniture
Channel your inner tightrope walker as you take on Beanstalk Adventure Ropes Course at Jordan's Furniture in Reading MA.
10:00 am to 9:00 pm

Museum of Science Presents Da Vinci —The Genius

Museum of Science brings to Boston Da Vinci –The Genius—a vibrant, interactive exhibition that explores every aspect of Leonard da Vinci’s world-changing innovations in the arts, science, medicine, engineering and design.   Through life-size interpretations of the great thinker’s inventions and...
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

February Vacation Drop-In Family Day

Addison Family of American Art hosts a day of family activities during February vacation in Andover Massachusetts
Are you looking for something to do with your family during February vacation?
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Stone Zooo School Vacation Week

Zoo New England Vacation Week
Fight the urge to hibernate by spending time at Stone Zoo during February school vacation week! From Monday to Friday, there will be daily zookeeper encounters at 1:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m., where guests can learn more about some of the Zoo’s residents and ask questions directly to the staff that...
Where: Stone Zoo
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

February Vacation at Joppa Flats: Take to the Skies

Come learn about birds like Quetzals, Snowy Owls, Hawks and Hummingbirds at Joppa Flats Center!
Joppa Flats Education Center vacation programs offer a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities while we keep minds active and hands busy during school break. Each session offers a different theme, with art activities, experiments, group games, and scheduled family presentations for everyone....
10:00 am to 3:00 pm

LUNAR 2.0 | PEM February School Vacation Week

A model of the Moon at Peabody Essex Museum in Salem Massachusetts
Peabody Essex Museum invites kids and families for days of fun and engaging moon-related events and activities during February vacation week!  With Lunar Landing 2.0, you can investigate the science, technology and innovation driving lunar exploration. Immerse yourself in a portable planetarium,...
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

PEM: Lunar Attraction

Peabody Essex Museum Lunar Attraction
As Earth's closest celestial body and only natural satellite, the moon has engaged our curiosity and imagination over millennia and across cultures. Contemporary artists use the moon as both a source of inspiration and investigation. Lunar Attraction features artworks and interactives that explore...
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

MPL: Mother Goose Storytime

Manchester Public Library Mother Goose Storytime
Mother Goose Storytime is a 40-minute program for infants through 2-year-olds that helps babies and toddlers to begin to develop pre-literacy skills through a specially formatted curriculum of stories, songs, rhymes, finger plays, early science exploration and large-motor activities.
10:15 am to 11:00 am

PEM Pals

PEM has a story time in the museum just for kids under 5! Salem, Massachusetts
Heather Tharpe, also known as the Toddler Whisperer, leads the weekly interactive programs at Peabody Essex Museum PEM Pals with songs, movement, music, art, books and hands-on activities is designed specifically for preschool
10:30 am to 11:30 am

MPL: Duckling Storytime

Manchester Public Library Children and Families Storytime
Duckling Storytime is a 50-minute program for children ages 3-5 that helps preschool children to begin to develop pre-literacy skills through a specially formatted curriculum of stories, and hands-on activities.
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

School Vacation Seaside Ice - Skating by the Sea

Glide around an indoor artificial ice rink as you skate to festive music, surrounded by sparkling snowflakes, mirror balls, and breathtaking views of the ocean.
No hats, gloves, or jackets required. Glide around our indoor artificial ice rink as you skate to festive music, surrounded by sparkling snowflakes, mirror balls, and breathtaking views of the ocean. Fun for the entire family! Children's and adult skate sizes available for rental.
2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

AJH: Mother & Baby Newborns: 0-3 Months

Mother and Baby, Newborn Support Groups aAnna Jaques Hospital
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 questions that arise after going home. Formerly named Lactation Support Groups, the Mother & Baby Group is facilitated by a...
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

LEGO Club

Come build a LEGO masterpiece at the Hamilton Wenham Public Library!
Drop in and create a masterpiece, share your ideas and designs, work individually or as a team. This is a non-competitive, non-robotics program, created to share the joy of Legos. This program is designed for children in kindergarten through 5th grade.
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

HWPL: Minecraft and Assorted Games

Minecraft Club at the Hamilton Wenham Public Library
The library's MAGE, (Minecraft and Assorted Games for Everyone Club), is run by teens, for all ages who play well with others. The Club plays Minecraft, but also play other multiplayer interactive online games together. Registration will take place on club days. MAGE meets on Wednesday afternoons....
3:30 pm to 5:30 pm

What’s the Big Idea: Math and Science Story Time

Beverly Public Library invites kids ages 4-6 to their math and science club designed just for younger kids!
3:30 pm

MarketStreet Lynnfield Outdoor Ice Skating

Outdoor Ice Skating Fun at MarketStreet Lynnfield
Lace up your skates and enjoy the beauty of the New England outdoors this winter season! The MarketStreet Rink offers public skating 7 days a week from early now through the end of February! Extended hours during school vacation. The MarketStreet Rink, presented by Lahey Health, enters its fourth...
4:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Thursday, February 23

Market Street Lynnfield February Vacation Outdoor Ice Skating and More

February Vacation Outdoor Ice Skating Fun at MarketStreet Lynnfield
Unplug, lace up your skates and enjoy the beauty of the New England outdoors this February Vacation! The MarketStreet Lynnfield, Outdoor Skating Rink hosts extended hours during February Vacation Week. Enjoy public skating 7 days a week. A perfect activity for February vacation, MarketStreet...
(All day)

Feb Fest at MIT Museum

Kids will have a blast at the MIT Museum during February Vacation
Every year, during the Massachusetts school vacation week in February, the MIT Museum celebrates National Engineers Week with engineering-specific hands-on activities, workshops, and more. The Museum's very popular workshops will be held Tuesday - Friday. Pre-registration is required and will open...
Where: MIT Museum
(All day)

Move at MarketStreet Lynnfield

Events and things to do in Lynnfield MA
Unplug and Move at Marketstreet with BINGO fun for the whole family. Stop by the MarketStreet Ice Skating Rink and pick up your BINGO card. Collect stamps by completing different BINGO tasks on the card. Once you have recived BINGO return your card to the MarketStreet Ice Skating Rink by January...
(All day)

Adventure Days: Carnivores Dining Out

Winter is a great time to look for predators and the evidence they leave behind. Today, we'll look at animal bones, fur, scat, tracks, and chews. Then we'll hike the sanctuary in search of hawks, foxes, fishers, river otters, and more. We'll investigate how these animals are able to hunt prey in...
8:30 am to 3:00 pm

Storybook Quilts

Wenham Museum for Children and Families of the NorthShore
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...
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

CAM Kids: Mini Musicians

 Cape Ann Museum hosts a family friendly session where attendees can try their hand at making their own musical instruments
With February vacation coming to a close, families looking for an enriching activity to get them out of the house are invited to the Cape Ann Museum’s Activity Center to try their hand at instrument making using recycled items, followed by an intimate musical experience with Kathleen and Jeremy...
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Beanstalk Adventure Indoor Ropes Course

Beanstalk Adventure Indoor Ropes Course at Jordans Furniture
Channel your inner tightrope walker as you take on Beanstalk Adventure Ropes Course at Jordan's Furniture in Reading MA.
10:00 am to 9:00 pm

February Vacation at Joppa Flats: Animals of the Ice

Come learn about the animals of the polar habitats at the Joppa Flats Center!
Joppa Flats Education Center vacation programs offer a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities while we keep minds active and hands busy during school break. Each session offers a different theme, with art activities, experiments, group games, and scheduled family presentations for everyone....
10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Museum of Science Presents Da Vinci —The Genius

Museum of Science brings to Boston Da Vinci –The Genius—a vibrant, interactive exhibition that explores every aspect of Leonard da Vinci’s world-changing innovations in the arts, science, medicine, engineering and design.   Through life-size interpretations of the great thinker’s inventions and...
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Stone Zooo School Vacation Week

Zoo New England Vacation Week
Fight the urge to hibernate by spending time at Stone Zoo during February school vacation week! From Monday to Friday, there will be daily zookeeper encounters at 1:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m., where guests can learn more about some of the Zoo’s residents and ask questions directly to the staff that...
Where: Stone Zoo
10:00 am to 4:00 pm