Rachel Simmons, author, educator and leading expert in female aggression will speak at Glen Urquhart School on December 12 at 7:00 p.m. Simmons is the author of New York Times bestsellers Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls and The Curse of the Good Girl: Raising Authentic Girls with Courage and Confidence. She is a graduate of Vassar College and the winner of a Rhodes scholarship to Oxford University, where she began studying female aggression. She has worked with NY Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and New York Senator Charles E. Schumer.
Meet the Author
River Valley Charter School is proud to invite you to attend an evening with Jean Kilbourne, Ed.D., an internationally recognized expert in the impact of the media on children and teens. Ms. Kilbourne will discuss her book, So Sexy So Soon: The New Sexualized Childhood and What Parents Can Do to Protect Their Kids. The discussion about how media images in pop culture impact boys and girls and what parents can do about it. Ms. Kilbourne will offer parents essential, age-appropriate strategies to counter the impact.
Filled with savvy suggestions, helpful sample dialogue, and poignant stories from families dealing with these issues, So Sexy So Soon provides parents with the information, skills, and confidence they need to discuss sensitive topics openly and effectively–so their kids can just be kids.
Brookwood School proudly welcomes award-winning journalist and author Ashley Merryman of NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children, as the first speaker in 2012-2013 4 to 14 Speaker Series: Parenting Elementary School Kids. This is an event that every parent should attend to learn how successful parents and educators are helping their children find success in school and in life.
The Tuesday, October 9th lecture, which begins at 7 p.m. is open to the public, and tickets are $10. Click to purchase: Ashley Merryman.
Celebrating its fifth year anniversary, Brookwood’s 4 to 14 Speaker Series: Parenting Elementary School Kids is pleased to welcome writers of note who will once again speak to parents on issues of parenting, raising healthy children, and navigating the ups and downs of family life. Mark your calendars for our second speaker of the 4 to 14 anniversary season, on February 10, 2016, for an evening with Dr. Jennifer Bryan who will discuss the topics of gender, sexual identity, and helping our kids navigate gender stereotypes. Tickets are $10 and are now on sale.
Meet Eric Carle! Please join us and plan to arrive early for this special day! Museum Members may enter early at 9:30 am. Museum Members and general public who arrive after 10:00 am will be given general line placement if available. A limited number of tickets will be distributed the day of the event. No advance tickets.
Hamilton Wenham High School and the Hamilton Wenham Edfund proudly welcomes Dr. Michael Thompson, psychologist and author of the New York Times best-seller Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys and It's a Boy!: Understanding Your Son's Development from Birth to Eighteen and seven other best-selling books on children and parenting, to the Ferrini Auditorium at Hamilton Wenham High School campus.
EMK Institue celebrates spring with Rose's Garden!
Author and illustrator, Peter H. Reynolds, will join us for a reading and signing of his book, Rose’s Garden on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 11:00 AM at the EMK Institute in Boston.
The signing will be followed by paper flower making, where participants can write how they want to "make a difference" on their flower petals which will be planted in Rose's Garden at the EMK Institute.
The Mechanical Mind of John Coggin, recipient of a Kirkus Star, is due to hit local bookshelves on April 12, 2016. An action-packed party on the Main Floor of the Sawyer Free Library in Gloucester, MA is planned for Saturday, April 16, 2016 (12:30-4:30 pm).
Kick off April vacation week with a free afternoon of excitement!
Hamilton Wenham Public Library welcomes Toto the Tornado Kitten and owner, author Jonathan Hall on Tuesday, May 10 at 3:30.
Toto was caught in the tornado that hit Brimfield MA in 2011. Hear Toto’s extraordinary story of survival, then meet Toto and owner, Jonathan.
All ages are welcome, no registration necessary.
Children ages 8-12 are invited to an afterschool program with children's author Paul Korins focused on his most recent book, . The novel is a time-travel, historical story, during which a 12-year-old boy is transported to the 1930s, experiencing the hard times of the Great Depression. He will be talking with students at the program about the hardships endured by families, and what life was like for children back then.