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Brookwood School Speaker Series: How Children Succeed

Brookwood School Speaker Series Presents Parenting Elementary School Kids.  How

Join us Tuesday, October 8, 2013 as Brookwood School welcomes Paul Tough, author of the New York Times best-selling book How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character. Click for tickets: Paul Tough, October 8, 2013.

Tough will discuss cutting edge research that shows character, not intelligence, may be the most important attribute when it comes to children finding success in school and in life. The program, part of Brookwood’s 4 to 14 Speaker Series: Parenting Elementary School Kids, begins at 7 p.m. and will be followed by a book sale and signing.

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Tuesday, April 8, 2013 at 7 p.m.
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John Badalament will speak at Glen Urquhart School

Modern Dad's Dilemma: How to Stay Connected with Your Kids in a Rapidly Changing

John Badalament, author of the acclaimed [amazon 1577316606 inline], will speak at Glen Urquhart School on Thursday, April 25. Badalament is a Harvard-trained educator with 20 years of experience as a teacher, dean of students, and counselor in school and clinical settings for children, teens, and adults. His work has been featured on ABC News, NPR, in Men's Health, Mom Magazine, L.A. Times, and the Boston Globe.

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Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 7 p.m.

Rachel Simmons, Best-Selling Author and Educator to Speak at Glen Urquhart School

Rachel Simmons, Best-Selling Author and Educator to Speak at Glen Urquhart Schoo

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.

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Wednesday, December 12, 2012 7 p.m.

River Valley Charter School: An Evening with Jean Kilbourne

River Valley Charter School: An Evening with Jean Kilbourne Newburyport MA

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.

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
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Ashley Merryman: Parenting Elementary School Kids

Brookwood School 4 to 14 Speaker Series Presents  Nurture Shock co-author Ashley

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.

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Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 7 p.m.
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Brookwood School Speaker Series: Dr. Jennifer Bryan

Brookwood School, Manchester MA

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.

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 7 p.m.
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Eric Carle Book Signing

Eric Carle Book Signing at the Carle Museum in Amherst

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.

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Saturday, May 28, 2016, 10:00am

Dr. Michael Thompson: Protecting The Emotional Life of Boys

Dr. Michael Thompson, phychologist, specialist and author on raising kids.

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.

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016, from 7 pm to 9 pm

Meet the Author: Peter H. Reynolds Rose's Garden

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.

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Saturday, april 23, 2016 from 11am to 2pm

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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

Monday, June 21

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

Beverly Farmers' Market

Get fresh local produce at the Beverly Farmers Market in downtown Beverly Massac
The Beverly Farmers’ Market supports local agriculture while making healthy food available to all members of the Beverly community at affordable prices; the market promotes sustainable living practices and fosters community connections through our vendors, free activities and events. The market...
Where: Odell Park
3:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Fathers Day on Beauport Princess!

Take dad on a cruise on Gloucester Harbor aboard Beauport Princess!
Take a tour aboard the beautiful Beauport Princess Cruiseline on Gloucester Harbor ith Dad this Father's Day! Create a memory of a lifetime for your Dad by surprising him with tickets to our Father's Day Lunch Cruise. Enjoy Gloucester Harbor while dining on a delicious feast, all while being...
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Tuesday, June 22

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

Farmstead Story Hour

Kids can meet the barnyard animals and hear a story at Appleton Farms in Ipswich Massachusetts.
Barnyard stories really come to life when you get to see the main characters in real life! Bring the kids down to Appleton Farms for our farm fresh version of story time. Explore the farmstead, visit our learning garden, see our cows and rabbits, and find a spot to play under a shady tree in our...
10:30 am to 11:30 am

Wednesday, June 23

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

AJH: Mother & Baby Newborns: 0-6 Weeks

Mother and Baby, Newborn Support Groups aAnna Jaques Hospital
MOTHER & BABY GROUPS Anna Jaques Hospital is pleased to offer free group classes for all mothers in our community to provide support, encouragement and advice on parenthood and questions that arise after going home. This new group (for moms, grandmothers, and female caregivers only) is focused...
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Thursday, June 24

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

Full Moon Hike at Appleton Farms

Hike Appleton Farms with your family under the Full Moon!
Celebrate the full moon with a special evening hike guided by lunar light, led by Appleton staff. Be sure to wear weather appropriate clothing and boots or shoes that are appropriate for hiking in potentially wet and muddy spots or over uneven terrain. All hikes are weather permitting.
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Friday, June 25

Farmhouse Wood-Fired at Appleton Farms

Join the Trustees at Farmhouse Wood-Fired every Thursday through Sunday, throughout the summer and fall. Bring your lawn chairs and picnic blankets for a perfect wood-fired dining experience surrounded by the idyllic beauty of Appleton Farms. The menu will change weekly, featuring local and...
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