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The Ocean View 5k & Half Marathon Ipswich Massachusetts
Run 5K and Half Marathon - or both races Back-to-Back! Come enjoy beautiful ocean views as you run along the scenic coastline of Great Neck and race towards our huge finish line arch!​ On the course you'll race past some of the oldest and most historical homes (pre-revolution) in the entire country. You'll also enjoy some breathtaking ocean views in this charming coastal community. 
Location: Ipswich High School
Come remember family and friends at the Ipswich Massachusetts Memory Tree Lighting
An annual community event to remember family and friends. Participants buy a star in memory of late friends and loved ones and place the stars on the tree as their loved one's name is read. To add a star please contact Kim Porter via email or phone.
Location: Downtown Ipswich
All Saints Anglican Church hosts a Halloween Trunk or Treat in Amesbury MA
Grab your family and come to All Saints Church on Halloween night for our annual Trunk or Treat! There will be a bonfire, food, candy, music, games & activities for the whole family, and more! Open to the entire Amesbury community — our church members will decorate their cars and hand out the candy, all you have to do is come!
Location: All Saints Anglican Church
Boston Children's Museum hosts a Spooktacular Halloween Party!
Boston Children’s Museum is celebrating Halloween in a fun and safe way for all ghouls and goblins. Friday, October 29, from 6:00PM-9:00PM, join us for an after-hours experience where the fun and wonder of the Boston Children’s Museum meets trick-or-treating and spooky fun for all! Tickets are required for this Halloween after-hours session. Tickets include:
Location: Boston Children's Museum
Join Change is Simple Inc at Camp Paradise in Beverly Massachsuetts an evening of haunted family fun!
Come and have a fun and spooky evening in the woods with the whole family! This event, for children ages 1-10, will offer activities and games hosted by some of our fantastic Rec staff. Safe for those of you who love Halloween, but don’t want the scares.
Location: Camp Paradise
Trunk or Treat at the Middleton Massachusetts Congregational Church
Come in your costumes and go trick or treating from trunk to trunk! Games, snacks, & face painting too!
Location: Middleton Congregational Church
Join the fun of the post Halloween pumpkin smash at Moraine Farm in Beverly Massachusetts
Green Beverly is excited to announce our Beverly Pumpkin Smash! Bring your pumpkins to New Entry at Moraine Farm, and participate in our composting event! Enjoy the beautiful farm scenery while you launch your pumpkins from a catapult, or listen to the Patriots game while you sample snacks and beverages from local producers. We also offer classic lawn games and products from local businesses.
Location: Moraine Farm
Trunk or Treat this Halloween at Beverly Massachusetts High School
Come to Beverly High School for this family friendly event on October 30th, during Family Promise Week 2021! FREE and open to the public - rain or shine! Bring your kids, your grandkids, or even your friends' kids, and get ready for some great trick or treating! Kids will be able to collect individually wrapped candy from dozens of cars at the Beverly High School parking lot. There will be food for purchase from Butter "UR" Biscuit food truck, Domino's Pizza, and Treat Cakes and Confections! Kids can also participate in various crafts (masks required at craft booths).
Location: Beverly High School
Come to Ipswich as points along the Ipswich River are illuminated!
Come to Ipswich MA for a night of lights, illumination and light inspired artistry!  There will be live entertainment, bonfires and luminaries along the ipswich River, Interactive dance, art shows lasers and more!
Location: Downtown Ipswich
The Newburyport Chamber invites kids downtown and to the Tannery for safe trick or treating!
Join Downtown and Tannery merchants as they celebrate Halloween! Gather your Ghosts and Goblins for Newburyport's annual downtown trick or treat event! Celebrate Halloween and stop by in costume for a trick or a treat! This event is intended for small children accompanied by an adult.
Location: Downtown Newburyport, Tannery Marketplace


Glen Urquhart School Pre-K through 8th grade in Beverly MA

Arts and Crafts for Little Ones with Colleen Apostolos

Art Classes for children with Colleen Apostolos
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