Looking for stuff to do during April Vacation on the North Shore? Peabody Essex Museum has a fabulous line-up of fun activities, performances and tours for kids and families. Explore movement and sound through the Nick Cave exhibit, art and textile activities, story times, gallery tours and live performances! Come to PEM to create memorable family experiences that will keep minds engaged and hands busy during school break!
Straight from the pages of the beloved children’s book, costumed character Corduroy will be visiting the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire as part of the Books Alive program, ready to greet young fans and help promote the love of reading.
Come to Peabody Essex Museum and stop by for an interactive reading of , followed by a showing of a short animated film based on the story. Afterwards, kids will learn how to create an animated flip book by making their own to take home!
Children ages 6-12 are invited to come to the library Lego Club. This is a drop-in program requiring no sign up. Kids can build independently or accept a challenge provided by the librarian. Please do not bring your own Legos - they are supplied by the library! This is a drop-in program. No registration required.
Need an excuse to get out of the house this winter? Drop by our Nature Center on select Thursday mornings in January and observe the wildlife activity in our bird garden. You will be treated to close looks at squirrels, rabbits, and the wide variety of winter birds that visit our feeders. We will provide hot drinks, a few tasty treats, and a staff member to help you identify everything you see. No matter how cold the temperatures may be outside, it's always warm inside! Children welcome.
Have you taken a beginning beaded jewelry class, but feel like you need a little help mastering a technique or have a project or two you've been meaning to complete? If so, this is the class for you! Finish up those projects or get advice and assistance tackling new pieces based on ideas swirling around in your head.
The Newburyport Public Library is hosting a beaded jewelry workshop. Whether you're a beginner who'd like to learn to make their own beaded jewelry or would like to learn how to complete basic repairs, this is the class for you! Join professional jeweler and metal smith Pam Farren and learn how to use basic tools, understand and source materials, and complete four different projects over four Sundays just in time for the Holidays!
When the Queen comes for a visit in - a story by Jeff Brumbeau and Illustrated by Gail De Marcken, every one is surprised by the outcome! After the story, kids will decorate a hatbox to protect their own favorite hat!
Join us in a casual, family-friendly atmosphere as we escape the heat and journey to a farm in England to meet Shaun the Sheep. From the creators of Wallace and Gromit, this series of short clips will delight the whole family. We'll also explore wool and make a sheep craft to take home!
What makes certain colors glow, even in daylight? Find out about the young artists/experimenters who invented fluorescent colors in , a story by Chris Barton. Then investigate what will glow under a black light and make your day-glo art!