Cape Ann YMCA invites families to join us for a frighteningly good time at our 2021 Spindrift Woods Haunted Walk. You never know who, or what, could be lurking around the next tree or turn! As you journey through Camp Spindrift you'll come face to face with the unexpected, so keep an eye out as to what's ahead - either direction you turn there is bound to be a scary surprise or live spook! This is a family event recommended for families with children ages 8+. Participants under 18 must have an adult present.
Pathways for Children offers a FREE mid-February Vacation Zumba session for families! Come to the The Open Door for a fun dance session that is bound to get the sillies out! Choose from two session times taught by Manchester Athletic Club Gymazing Dance Instructor Lindsay Mzaouakk! Space is limited so register today!
For all ages. Exercise and enjoy the great outdoors on some of the park’s hiking trails. Each program takes you on a different path. Hikes may include trail sections that are not accessible to strollers or persons with limited mobility.
You’ll feel better about that Thanksgiving indulgence if you come join us for a hike over the Blueberry and Moon Hills of Bradley Palmer State Park in Topsfield! Best for children ages 7 and up. We will be hiking for a couple of hours on moderate trails. Wear clothing for hiking; bring rain gear as appropriate. Only pouring rain cancels.
Tween Time at the Emma Andrews Library
Painting, Pottery, Crafts, Books and much more. Olivia Shea, an art-loving junior at Newburyport High School, runs the program. She looks forward to meeting new artistic kids. Please call or stop by to sign up or for more information.
Space is limited, please sign up by calling the library 978-358-8097 or stop in to register.
Local artist, storyteller and teacher Ann McCrea will help kids use modeling clay to sculpt a rabbit or coyote! CLAY♦WORKS combines the magic of storytelling with clay sculpting. The 70-minute CLAY•WORKS program teaches kids from 1st-6th grade [ages 5-11]. Sitting in a circle on the floor, Ann tells a story which evokes their interest and creativity.
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.