This free, 2-hour class for high school students and adults is taught by John Kotch, a black belt instructor in Isshin-Ryu Karate The class is designed for women to learn how to protect themselves when faced with uncomfortable situations and how to avoid them in the first place. The instruction will include techniques used in Isshin-Ryu karate (known as a street, self-defense style based upon survival tactics) as well as those utilized by various martial arts styles, military and law enforcement personnel. The following will be covered: improving self-awareness; hand and foot techniques; hold-breaks, ground techniques and basic weapons defense.
Landmark School's 5K Road Race is part of their Homecoming & Fall Festival. It is one of the largest events of the academic year, bringing together students, parents, alumni, faculty, friends, and members of the broader North Shore community. This event is also part of the Landmark Cares fundraiser, which helps students who have dyslexia reach their full potential.Come run, walk, or stroller this scenic course during the beautiful New England fall season.
Join the Essex Base Ball Organization in supporting Jan’s Pitch for Breast Cancer and the Arts to raise money for cancer research and to fund art education in inner city schools in Lawrence, Mass. Games feature teams from all over New England playing 1860s base ball.
Essex County Greenbelt Association will host the annual road cycle event to raise funds for conservation efforts on the North Shore! Cycling enthusiasts of all abilities can ride through some of Essex County’s most beautiful landscapes in this annual road cycle event to benefit local land conservation. Whether a seasoned road cyclist or a beginner, you can enjoy at your own pace one of three routes offered by Tour de Greenbelt: the 100 mile ride, a 50 mile ride, a shorter route (25 miles), and a Gravel Grinder Route, with off-road excursions into protected forests and reservations.
Please join us for the fourth annual Run for Amy Memorial Trail Race, on September 24th 2022 through beautiful Appleton Farms in Ipswich, MA. The race, in memory of Amy DiAdamo Foster, is meant to celebrate her life through embracing her passions of both running and spending time outdoors. Equally as important to Amy was the opportunity to gather friends and host a great party so don’t plan on leaving after your race, as music, food and libations are part of the festivities!
Sign up for the 18th Annual Run for the Trails! Don't miss out on this great course over some of the North Shore's best trails! Divisions: 39 and under, 40-49, 50-59, 60+. Check the website frequently for more updated information.
Greater Newburyport Ovarian Cancer Awarness GNOCA will host the annual Lantern Festival at Downtown Newburyport. In the Asian tradition, we will remember families & friends & make wishes for the future. Come decorate, light, & float lanterns at dusk.
The Town of Middleton's Annual Food Truck Festivalcelebrates community with food trucks, live music, kids entertainment all on 114 in Middleton! This is a community block party to raise money for the Middleton Food Pantry and Council on Aging. How great does it feel to be around people after being away for so long! How great does it feel to help others! and how great is it to eat great food!!!! All that in one place with a DJ, 10 food trucks, a kids zone with activities, Karate demonstration...what else! come and find out!!! Let's raise some money for the community!
Latest Update is that this Event has been canceled for 2022!
What could be better than enjoying a lobster dinner at the beach with your family while helping a worthy cause? Rockport Rotary's Lobsterfest is a unique outdoor dining event held each summer at the American Legion Hall and bandstand in Rockport (on Beach Street, opposite Back Beach). Proceeds benefit local community service projects and the club's scholarship fund.
Don't miss this historic Beverly Homecoming 5K Road Race while supporting Corner Stone, our collaborative program that provides free membership and support to individuals with cancer, those in treatment/recovery and their immediate families! The neighbors line the streets to cheer you on along this flat course that stretches through ocean side suburbs and ends with a fast, picturesque finish. It’s Homecoming!
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