Photo: NASA image of moon’s shadow over the South Pacific
Come be a part of the “Great American Eclipse.” A partial solar eclipse will be visible in Massachusetts on August 21, and we’ll celebrate by building solar-eclipse viewers...
Join the team at Maritime Gloucester for a Plankton Safari every Saturday and Sunday
Come to Maritime Gloucester and discover what lives near the bottom of the oceanic food chain using digital microscopes! Does the term plankton define a certain species? No!...
Come see how baseball used to be played at Spencer Pierce Little Farm. Photo: Matthew Muise Photography
It’s Base Ball, 1861 style at Spencer Peirce Little Farm! These fun, historically accurate games feature underhand pitching and no gloves are allowed. A ball bounced once and...
Come to Stage Fort Park in Gloucester for the 36th Annual Waterfront Festival.
Historic Stage Fort Park along Gloucester Harbor will once again blossom into the colorful 33rd Annual Gloucester Waterfront Festival. A collection of over 175 Juried Artists...
Kids will learn about pond fishing on the ipswich River at Harold Parker State Forest
Come and join us for this family fishing experience! Go to the Accessible Trail parking lot at 40 Asbury Street (left turn just inside the park gates past the old gray farm...
Herrmanns' Royal Lipizzan Stallions come to Cogswell's Grant in Essex
Historic New England welcomes family favorite Herrmann's Royal Lipizzan Stallions for a special engagement at Cogswell's Grant . The famous Lipizzan stallions are returning...
Harbor Sweets in Salem Massachusetts offers tours of their candy factory twice a week!
Harbor Sweets offers complimentary tours of the chocolate production area and shop. Tours are held at 11:00 am on Tuesdays and Thursdays. See how these candies are made and...
Come to Salem Common to watch the Disney Classic Mary Poppins under the stars!
Grab a blanket and the kids and head over to Salem Common at dusk for an outdoor showing of some favorite family-friendly movies under the Stars! Come to Salem Common to...
Swim for clean water, or swim just for fun at the Race for Salem Sound fundraiser - Swim and Fin
Swim & Fin — a fun tradition for swimmers and the whole family in beautiful historic Salem, MA. Great races geared to all ages! Choose between 500 meters, 1 mile or 5k....
The Salem Flea is a market that happens every third Saturday at Derby Square in Salem Massachusetts!
The City of Salem in collaboration with RM & Company invites artisans/vendors to showcase and sell their work the third Saturday from May-September, 10-5pm, in historic...
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After a walk in the woods, check for ticks before getting in the car!
If you spend any amount of time outdoors on the North Shore, you should be aware of ticks, where they live, how they feed and what to do if you find a tick on your body or biting into your skin. Ticks are arachnids that are closely related to spiders. They feed by attaching themselves to animals and sucking blood. Ticks on the North Shore...
Come enjoy a picnic concert with the kids under the stars on the Grande Alllée.
Pack a picnic and bring your dancing shoes to Castle Hill on the Crane Estate in Ipswich for a diverse series of concerts that are sure to entertain!  Enjoy the long, lazy days of summer at Castle Hill's Picnic Concerts. Each week offers an exciting family-friendly and danceable band. Walk the grounds, visit the gardens, or relax on the lawn. Stop...
The Persied Meteor Shower promises a great show if the skies are clear!
The Perseid meteor show is an annual astronomy event that happens on Earth between mid- July and late August.  In 2017, the Perseids will be peaking on August 12th, with the best viewing being August 11-13!  Many meteors will be visible in the night sky as Earth passes through the debris trail left by the passage of comet Sift-Tuttle.  This years...
North Shore Volleyball Camp
Register Today For the 2017 North Shore Volleyball Camp. Where the campers learn lifelong volleyball skills while having a great time. Come spend camp week serving, spiking, and digging with our skilled and dedicated staff. Now in its 8th season North Shore Volleyball Camp in Hamilton, MA and welcomes athletes of all skill levels from all...
Kids have a blast on the waterfront with Maritime Gloucester's Harbor Discovery Program
For kids who enjoyed our school year “Ocean Explorers” program, this program is for you. Come and have fun on the Maritime Gloucester working waterfront. Program includes: aquarium activities, scavenger hunts, hauling lobster traps, conducting research, building stuff, waterfront visits, and getting on the water, piers and floats at Maritime...

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