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Meet author April Jones Prince at this NSJCC Children's Literacy Workshop

Meet children's author April Jones Prince as she reads from her book, [amazon 978-0618563074 inline] [Illustrated by Giles LaRoche]. Free and open to the public, this program is designed for toddlers through age six and their caregivers. Enjoy an art project and other interactive activities relating to the book, followed by a book signing and snack. For more information and to RSVP online, visit the website or call.

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Sunday, February 3, 2012 10:00-11:30 am
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Meet the Author: Mo Willems Book Signing and Film Premiere

Mo Willems Book Signing and Film Premiere at the Eric Carle Museum Summer 2012

Mo Willems is the go-to author for children and their parents and he's the most famous man in the literary world, if you are under three feet tall. He'll be at the The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art Saturday, July 21st for a book signing, movie premier screening of his new films and a Q&A.

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Saturday, July 21, 2012 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Crustacean Vacation Book Launch!

Come to the book launch for Crustacean Vacation at the Children's Museum of NH!

Feeling a bit crabby? Then be a little shellfish and join author Brian Benoit and illustrator Marty Kelley to celebrate the release of their new picture book, [amazon 978-1934031957 inline] at the Children's Museum of New Hampshire! Special programs, at 2:00 and 2:45 will include a reading of Crustacean Vacation by the author, art activities led by the illustrator, a question and answer period, book signing, and more. There will even be a chance to take a photograph of yourself as an octopus lifeguard, one of the characters from the book.

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Saturday, June 2, 2012 2-4pm

Behavioral Neuroscientist Speaks on Substance Abuse and Adolescent Brain Development

Dr. Marisa Silveri at Shore Counry Day School - teen brain alcohol drug effects

Shore Country Day School invites you to hear Dr. Marisa Silveri address her research on adolescent brain development and the effects of alcohol and drug use on brain function on Thursday, May 3, at 7:00 p.m.  A nationally acclaimed Behavioral Neuroscientist, Dr. Silveri has been studying the adolescent brain for the past fifteen years and currently holds positions at Harvard Medical School, McLean Hospital, and BU School of Medicine.

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Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 7:00 p.m

Dr. Wendy Mogel: Help Your Child Find Success in School and Life

This lecture is rare opportunity to learn from an important voice regarding chil

Tonight, Monday, April 2nd at 7 p.m., Dr. Wendy Mogel will be at Brookwood School to discuss how parents can raise self-reliant, less defiant, optimistic children in a nervous world. Her talk, part of Brookwood School’s 4 to 14 Speaker Series: Parenting Elementary School Kids, will be followed by a question and answer session and a book signing.

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.

Tickets are available for purchase at the door so don't miss this important discussion. Tickets are available online until 4 p.m.

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Monday, April 2, 2012 at 7 p.m.
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Daughter of Winter Celebration

The Daughter of Winter is based in Essex Massachusets during the mid 1800s

Pat Lowery Collins’ novel [amazon 978-0763645007 inline] is based in mid-19th century Essex. This story of a twelve year old girl’s experience living on Hog Island during the winter brings together tales of the Essex landscape, the California gold rush and the Eastern Woodland Native Americans. This family program is fun for all ages and is free to the public.

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Saturday, January 28, 2012 11am-4:30pm
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The Story of 'Inland' - Meet the Author

Sawyer Free Library invites you to a reading from [amazon 978-0945980926 inline] by the author Lisa Capone. Dale Brown of the Whale Center of New England will be there as part of the presentation. Discuss this true story of a North Atlantic Humpback whale's autumn spent close to shore in Salem Sound, the people that interacted with her and her journey south that ended in her death off of the Virginia coast.  Inland's skeleton is now on display at the Whale Center of New England, and has been used as a teaching aid in whale anatomy for thousands of visitors!

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Saturday, October 1, 2011 2pm

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Glen Urquhart School Pre-K through 8th grade in Beverly MA

Babson Farm Quarry Self-guided Walking Tour at Halibut Point

Kids will enjoy this tour of the Halibut Point State Park and Quarry with a focus on its stone-cutting history!
Take a self guided tour at one of Massachusetts most beautiful locations!
7:00 am to 6:00 pm

Amesbury Days Celebration

Amesbury Days is a celebration of the onset of Summer and community.
Welcome to the 123rd Amesbury Days! It is with great pleasure that we bring together fun and exciting community events to launch summer of 2022. Amesbury Days 2022 has a full schedule of events beginning June 23rd, through July 4th.
9:00 am to 9:00 pm

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

Amesbury Farmers Market

The Amesbury Farmers Market happens every Wednesday at Barewolf Brewing in Amesbury, Massachusetts.
The Amesbury Farmers' Market is a local community farmers’ and artisans’ market located in the heart of the historic mills of Amesbury, Massachusetts at BareWolf Brewing. We are a regularly scheduled community market supporting our local food system, small businesses and neighborhood community...
3:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Feed the Beach Creatures - Rocky Shore Residents

You can look at, AND touch the creatures in Joppa Flats touch tank! Feeding time is a lot of fun!
It's time to feed our touch tank animals! You can help us with sea stars, sea urchins, and rock crabs from the rocky shore; moon snails, surf clams, and hermit crabs from the sandy beach; and minnows, mud whelks, and horseshoe crabs from the salt marsh. Assist our animal husbandry team in sorting,...
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Farmhouse Culinary Workshop: Farm to Kitchen

Join Chef Liz Walkowicz in this lively, hands-on cooking class in the Kitchen at the Trustees of Reservations' Appleton Farms in Ipswich Massachusetts.
Join Chef Liz Walkowicz in this lively, hands-on cooking class. Participants will learn how to utilize seasonal ingredients from our farm and other local farmers to create an exciting multi-course meal. The menu changes seasonally and each class will provide an opportunity for participants to...
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Evening Stroll at Maudslay

Enjoy and evening stroll with the park interpreter at Maudlsay State Park in Newburyport
Join the park interpreter for a moderately paced walk to view different areas of the park and experience the changes at Maudslay over the spring, summer and fall.  Rain or shine. For ages 6 and up.  Wear walking shoes, and bug spray is recommended.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Sunday, July 3

Art on the Avenue

Marblehead Festival of the Arts Art on the Avenue July 4th weekend in Marblehead MA
Come join the fun at Art on the Avenue! Kids will have a chance to participate in creating their own art through jewelry making and painting their own pottery. Registration in advance is required to secure your spot! First come, first registered.
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Sundays in Patton Park

North Shore Free Concerts for North Shore Families at Patton Park in Hamilton Massachusetts
Come enjoy community and music each Sunday in Patton Park! Dust off your lawn chairs and bring your picnic down to the park on Sunday evenings. We have a fantastic line up of bands this summer ---presented by Institution for Savings Bank and sponsored by The Community House, Town of Hamilton, HW...
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Gloucester Horribles Parade and Fireworks

The FREE Annual Independence Day Fireworks Extravaganza Concert on Gloucester Harbor Fourth of July
Gloucester hosts their annual Horribles Parade followed by a concert and fireworks over Gloucester Harbor!
6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Manchester by the Sea July 4th Celebration

Part of Manchester by the Sea's July 4th celebrations kick off with a concert and fireworks at Singing Beach on July 3rd on July 3, 2022
Part of Manchester by the Sea's July 4th celebrations kick off with a concert and fireworks at Singing Beach on July 3rd, followed by a traditional parade and community celebration on July 4th.
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Monday, July 4

Babson Farm Quarry Self-guided Walking Tour at Halibut Point

Kids will enjoy this tour of the Halibut Point State Park and Quarry with a focus on its stone-cutting history!
Take a self guided tour at one of Massachusetts most beautiful locations!
7:00 am to 6:00 pm

July 4th in Beverly Farms

West Beach Fireworks, Parades and More on July 4. Celebrate July 4th in Beverly Farms!
Beverly Farms has a lot going on for the 4th of July including cookouts, softball games, live music, a parade and, of course, fireworks! Come celebrate Independence Day filled with history and community tradition!
Where: West Beach
8:00 am to 10:00 pm

Marblehead Festival of Arts

There's plenty to see and do for kids at the Marblehead Art Festival!
The Marblehead Festival of Arts has had a rich history in producing an annual summer arts Festival over the July 4th holiday week for more than 50 years! This premier Festival hosts art exhibits in Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Mixed Media, Printmaking, Photography, Crafts, Plein aire Painting,...
9:00 am to 9:00 pm

Amesbury Days Celebration

Amesbury Days is a celebration of the onset of Summer and community.
Welcome to the 123rd Amesbury Days! It is with great pleasure that we bring together fun and exciting community events to launch summer of 2022. Amesbury Days 2022 has a full schedule of events beginning June 23rd, through July 4th.
9:00 am to 9:00 pm

Annual Ryal Side 4th of July

July 4th Independence Day Celebration at Obear Park in Beverly Massachusetts
Come join us for the 87th annual old fashion Ryal Side neighborhood Fourth of July parade followed by food, field games, pony rides, and festivities at Obear Park. The parade and festivities are presented by the Ryal Side Civic Association, a tradition since 1934. This is all made possible by your...
Where: Obear Park
9:30 am to 1:00 pm

Sing & Dance with the Music Man

Sing & Dance with the Music Man Brian Doser in Hamilton visit Massachusetts
Come join the fun at Community House Of Hamilton & Wenham Monday, and Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. for 30 - 45 minutes of great music with Brian Doser! Sing and dance with the Music Man during a family concert, featuring familiar and original tunes, performed by local dad and musician, Brian...
10:00 am to 10:45 am
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