Want to learn more about our local birds and how to identify them? Joppa Flats education interns will take you on an easy walk and introduce you to a variety of birds, from egrets and herons in the salt marsh, to ducks and shorebirds along the river, to songbirds and hummingbirds at our feeders. We'll provide binoculars and field guides along with tips on how to use them. Get started on the hottest new hobby around - birding!
The Children’s Art Festival is a community-arts celebration offering hands-on art activities for children approximately 10 years and younger. Activities are free, somewhat messy and children must be accompanied by an adult. In addition to our annual ‘festival favorites’, this year’s art theme is Celebrating Great Artists and features the following:
Don't miss Newburyport's annual music celebration of American Roots Music on July Fourth weekend. Bring the family to Newburyport's central waterfront for a free concert featuring Grammy nominated artists performing the finest Americana, rhythm & roots music, food trucks, children's activities, and beer gardens will be on site.
Come paint the sky with the gang from Kites Over New England (www.kone.org). They will be building the classic Eddy Kite, a diamond shaped kite with a six foot tail. Members of Kites Over New England will be demonstrating their single line and stunt kites. Beginner stunt kite pilots are encouraged to try their hands at this fun and challenging sport.
We welcome you to celebrate 4th of July on the Waterfront in the beautiful historic downtown of Newburyport, MA at the 1st Annual Enjoy Your Life Brand and Levia present FREEVOLUTION! This event will feature live performances by critically acclaimed national performers and exceptional local to Newburyport, MA musicians.
Sawyer Free Library invites kids to kick of the Summer reading season with a live music concert and dance party in Gloucester Massachusetts! "Read Beyond the Beaten Path!" Let's kick off Summer Reading with some outdoor musical fun! Join us for a morning of family fun in our outside amphitheater with Elijah T. Grasshopper & Friends as they bring their joy-filled interactive concert and musical storytelling!
Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, starting at 4:00 PM, everyone is invited to grab a weapon, put a mask on and participate for FREE in one of our Learn to Fence introductory classes. Get En Garde and ready to fall in love with fencing at Olympia Fencing Club!
Each week Maritime Gloucester offers kids a different hands-on marine-themed program that integrates marine engineering, biology and maritime history. For kids ages 6-12 with an adult!
Bring your young naturalist to the sanctuary this summer and experience the joy of books and the wonders of nature. Participate in hands-on nature-related activities inspired by the stories. Sign up for one or more of these adventurous programs.