Valentine's Day Candy-Making and Cookie Decorating for Teens

Teens can make their own Valentine's Day candy at this NPL workshop!

Why would you buy candies for Valentine's Day when you can make your own?  Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to Children's Activity Room at the Newburyport Public Library  for a Candy making and cookie decorating workshop! Whether it is for someone else or yourself, these sweets will always taste better than store bought!

Monday, February 13, 2012 4-5:30 pm

Clay Sculpting with Ann McCrea

Ann McCrae has 30 + years of art teaching experience.

Kids will hear a story, then use clay to sculpt a character from the book! Hear the story "[amazon 978-0531070796 inline]" by Ursula LeGuin where a boy is rescued by his sister after being captured by trolls.  After the story, local artist, storyteller and teacher Ann McCrea will help kids use modeling clay to sculpt a troll!

Thursday, February 2, 2012 3-4:15 pm

2012 Winter Youth Acting Workshop at Gloucester Stage

Rehearsing for 'The Enchanted Forest' Ian Buchanan Gloucester Stage Company

Heidi Dallin's Youth Acting Workshops at the Gloucester Stage Company are a fantastic introduction to theatre basics, and a great way for kids to further their performing arts. Ms. Dallin's workshops are designed to provide young people who possess a variety of abilities and levels of interest an outlet to develop self-confidence, communication and teamwork skills.

Meet Mouse from 'If You Give a Mouse a Cookie'

Meet Mouse from 'If You Give a Mouse a Cookie' at CMNH

Meet the mouse from If You Give a Mouse a Cookie as part of the Books Alive! literacy initiative, generously sponsored by Irving Oil. Museum staff will read the mouse's story aloud and kids can enjoy hands-on crafts, games and reading activities.  The costumed mouse character will make frequent appearances for hugs and high-fives.   Regular admission applies; free for museum members.

Saturday, January 21, 10am - 2pm

The Amazing Kreskin at Shalin Liu

The Amazing Kreskin will perform at the Shalin Liu Center in Rockport!

He already knows what you are thinking! The Amazing Kreskin – “the world’s foremost mentalist” – will amaze you with his uncanny predictions. Kreskin's signature piece is requesting that his check be hidden somewhere within the venue he is appearing. If he fails to find it, he will forfeit his fee. Kreskin continues to offer $50,000 to anybody that can prove that he employs paid secret assistants or confederates in any phase of his program.

Friday, January 13, 2012 8 pm

Jewlery Workshop Sign-up

Build on your jewelry making skills at Newburyport Public Library!

Whether you're a beginner who'd like to learn to make their own jewelry and complete basic repairs, or simply need to practice your skills, this is the class for you! Join local artisan and re-maker Pam Farren ( and learn how to use basic tools, understand and source materials, and complete four different projects over four Sundays in January and February.

Sunday, January 8, 2012 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm


Anna Jaques Hospital Beth Israel Lahey Health

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
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