Snowshoeing

Ski, Skate & Board Consignment Event

Stock up for the season on new and consigned clothing and gear for skiing, skating, hockey, snowboarding and horseback riding!

Stock up for the season on new & consigned clothing & gear for skiing, skating, hockey, and snowboarding! Earn money for your previously used equipment - get great deals for the upcoming season, for children and adults!

When: 
Saturday, November 19, 2022 9am-2pm
Sunday, November 20,2022 11am-1pm

Winter Mindful Nature Experience for Families

Get outside with your family for some fresh air and to experience the beauty of the ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary.

Get outside with your family for some fresh air and to experience the beauty of the sanctuary. A Mindful Nature Experience incorporates elements of mindfulness, forest bathing, ayurveda, and yoga to connect mind and body in community with the outdoors, reinvigorate your senses, and deeply immerse you in the healing power of nature. As a family, awaken your bodies with easy, flowing exercises, and use mindful breathing techniques to connect with and offer gratitude for the natural world. Walk with awareness to immerse deeply in nature, explore your senses using various sensory techniques that awaken curiosity, and find your own personal sit spot to meditate as one with nature.

When: 
Sunday, February 9, 2020 3-5pm

Family Snowshoe & Winter World Hike

If it ever snows, this will be a great exploration of IRWS on snowshoes!

Have you ever wanted to try snowshoeing but didn't know where to start? Join us for a leisurely snowshoe hike through the sanctuary. Along the way, we will search for animal tracks and keep our eyes open for wildlife. If you don't own snowshoes, we'll provide them for you. Snow or not, we will enjoy a wonderful winter hike and end with some hot chocolate to warm up!

When: 
Saturday, February 8, 2020 1:30-3pm

New Year's Resolution Scavenger Hunt

Join this fun New Year's Resolution Scavenger Hunt at the Stevens-Coolidge place in North Andover

Stop by The Stevens-Coolidge Place from Monday, December 30 to Sunday, January 12 to get a jump start on those 2020 resolutions! Just inside the white gate at the front door of the the house, you’ll find a scavenger hunt list on the brick patio to get you started exploring all that 2020 has to offer. On the sheet, you’ll find a list of 15 common resolutions, turned into a call to action that will take you through the property. Borrow one and find what’s in store for you in the new year! This activity is suitable for all ages and is best completed in groups of 2 or more. Get outside and explore this winter!

When: 
Daily December 30, 2019 through January 12, 2020

Appleton Farms Grass Rides Reindeer Quest

Head outdoors at Appleton Farms Grass Rides in Ipswich Massachusetts

Santa's Reindeer have done their job and now their relaxing in the Appleton Grass Rides! Grab your snow shoes, hiking boots or cross country skiis and get the family outside between Christmas and New Years to seek out our elusive herd of wooden reindeer on our reindeer quest.

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Daily, December 24, 2019 - January 3, 2020
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Warm Up at the Cape Ann Discovery Center

Head outdoors at Ravenswood Park, then warm up by the fire with a hot cocoa at the Cape Ann Discovery Center in Gloucester

Kick off the new year with Winter Happenings at the Cape Ann Discovery Center at Ravenswood Park--Nordic skiing, snowshoe rentals, outdoor children's activities. Warm up afterwards with hot cocoa by the woodstove. [Fee for snowshoe rentals--Members $10, Nonmembers $20.]

When: 
Weekends through Winter 2016 10am-3pm
Location: 
A Landmark Summer Experience at Landmark School in Beverly Massachusetts prepare students for success in the fall and beyond.

Beverly Library Spring Book Sale

Beverly Library hosts hosts their annual book sale and fundraiser
Our annual Friends' Spring Book Sale takes place at the main library from Saturday, Saturday March 25 through Saturday, March 1. The sale will be open daily during regular library hours: Mon.-Thurs., 9AM-9PM; Fri.
9:00 am to 5:00 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, Thursday and Saturday mornings at 10am 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,...
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Tuesday, March 28

Beverly Library Spring Book Sale

Beverly Library hosts hosts their annual book sale and fundraiser
Our annual Friends' Spring Book Sale takes place at the main library from Saturday, Saturday March 25 through Saturday, March 1. The sale will be open daily during regular library hours: Mon.-Thurs., 9AM-9PM; Fri.
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Tuesday, March 28

Wee Explorers at Stevens-Coolidge Estate

Stevens-Coolidge Place hosts a nature based outdoor programs for toddlers that encourages outdoor play and exploration!
To encourage outdoor play and exploration of the great outdoors, this nature-based toddler playgroup will combine themed guided play with opportunities for free time for children and their caregivers to peek under rocks, inspect tree bark for hiding bugs and explore the gardens. Held at Stevens-...
9:30 am to 10:30 am

Tuesday, March 28

Teen DIY: Lanyard Keychains

Teens are invited to Abbot Public Library for a fun afternoon of crafting their own keychain lanyards
Teens are invited to Abbot Public Library for a fun afternoon of crafting. Prepare for springtime with a summer camp favorite! Learn how to make a colorful keychain or zipper pull using plastic lacing.
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Tweens and Teens Dungeons and Dragons

Dungeons and Dragons at Manchester Massachusetts Public Library
Led by our spirited visionary dungeonmaster, Asa B., this game will challenge you to use every wit in your wizardly (or elfin. Or trollish) bag of tricks. See you there! Join any time, just please be sure to register before you come. 
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Tuesday, March 28

Full STEAM Ahead

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead at Hamilton Wenahm Public Library focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics
Kids today are the innovators of tomorrow! Experiment, Build & Explore at this STEAM-related program that will spark interest and engage creativity. Designed for children ages 6-12 years old. No Registration Necessary.
4:15 pm to 5:00 pm

Wednesday, March 29

Beverly Library Spring Book Sale

Beverly Library hosts hosts their annual book sale and fundraiser
Our annual Friends' Spring Book Sale takes place at the main library from Saturday, Saturday March 25 through Saturday, March 1. The sale will be open daily during regular library hours: Mon.-Thurs., 9AM-9PM; Fri.
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Wednesday, March 29

Nature Walk Wednesdays | Signs of Spring

Explore the explosion of awakening Spring life in vernal ponds with Naturalists from Mass Audubon
Miss Lisa invites you to join her for some family-friendly seasonal nature walks in the area. Together we will explore the salt marsh, the woods, and more. We will look for birds, mammals, and of course, mushrooms! We'll use our "science eyes" and "nature ears" and learn, play, and discover...
10:00 am to 11:30 am

Wednesday, March 29

Arts & 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....
10:30 am to 11:30 am

Wednesday, March 29

LEGO Build at HW Library

Wednesdays are LEGO Build Days at the Hamilton-Wenham Public Library
Imagine, Create & Build a LEGO Masterpiece! Children can work independently or with others at this drop-in program, with time to share their creations with the group at the end of each session.
3:00 pm to 3:45 pm

Wednesday, March 29

Kid Chess Meetup at APL

Kids can play clocked chess matches against each other each Wednesday at the Abbot Public Library in Marblehead Massachusetts
Students of chess in grades 4-6 are invited to play each other using chess clocks after school on Wednesdays. Boards, pieces, and clocks will be provided, but not instruction. Children who already know the game and some moves may play against each other. Competing pairs have one half hour to play....
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
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