The Children's Museum of New Hampshire hosts the Make or Break it Club every Friday from 3:00-4:45 pm. Kids ages 6-12 are invited to drop in to try their hand at a variety of hands-on "making" experiences, using real tools and materials. No reservations are required and different experiences are offered each week. The cost is $8 per session for museum members and $10 for non-members. Multi-session punch cards are also available for kids who want to come each week.
Canceled due to weather. 2/17/2014
Maritime Gloucester invites kids to a vacation week session about scrimshaw and whale bones - part of a week full of educational sessions during February vacation! Did you know that humpback whales are named after patterns on their tails? We’ll look at whale bones and learn about whale and dolphin species found in New England and beyond. Students will also learn about sperm whales and scrimshaw by handling real whale teeth and creating their own scrimshawed candles to take home.
Teens and tweens: Come make your very own snow globe! This free program is sponsored by the friends of the Newburyport Public Library. Please contact Jessica Hilbun, Teen Services Librarian, with any questions.
Teens are invited to a fun, hands-on cooking class with cookbook author Anna Tourkakis.
Participants will prepare and then enjoy a delicious and healthy dinner featuring: Greens with Black Grapes and Farmers Cheese, Vegetarian Quesadillas, and Caramelized Apple Slices with Ginger and Chocolate Drizzle.
Rockafellas Salem is having a party for the kids this Halloween season! Put on a costume and bring your kids to the fun in the Colonial Hall. There will be a DJ spinning some great music and providing entertainment, fun games, activities and costume contests! Snack and beverages will be served, and all children who attend will receive a goodie bag!
Teens and Tweens: Looking for a place to hang out after your half day of school? Head to the library for some crafting and snacking! We’ll be making pins and magnets out of bottle caps. Drop by the Children's Activity Room any time between 2:00 and 3:30 pm. Stop by for a bit, or stay the whole time.
Using basic sewing skills, come design and sew your own stuffed UGLY MONSTER! Registration is required and begins Monday, July 29; call 978-465-4428 ext. 4, or stop by the library's Children's Room to sign up. For ages 8-12.
Get into the spirit of Spring by painting your own mini flower pot. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Newburyport Public Library and is completely FREE! Please contact Jessica Hilbun, Teen Librarian, at 978-465-4428 with any questions.
Joppa Flats Education Center offers April vacation programs offer a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities - keeping minds active and hands busy during school break! Come all day or as your schedule allows! This Vacation Week Flyby will focus on the salt marshes, the important role they play in the ecosystem and the creatures that use them to feed, live and breed.