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Signs of Winter Wildlife at Rough Meadows

Kids will learn about winter animals of the North Shore by studying their tracks and other signs they leave behind in Rowley Massachusetts

The Essex County Greenbelt Association invites families to join North Shore Nature Programs is for outdoor fun for children of all ages. We'll walk the flat marshland trails at a wildlife sanctuary to explore different signs that wildlife leave in winter, like footprints, scat, nesting materials, and more. Bundle up and get ready to have fun!

When: 
Saturday, January 28, 2023 10-11:30pm

Track It! at Bradley Palmer

Tracking skills are a great way to improve your outdoor adventures!

Join us at Bradley Palmer State Park for a FREE program for all ages. Bob Metcalfe, of New England  Discovery will take you on an adventure in tracking wild animals. Winter is an especially beautiful time to visit the diverse State Parks of Massachusetts. Ability to identify the tracks and sign of wildlife along the trail will add to your enjoyment of your favorite state lands.

When: 
Thursday, February 21, 2013 1-3pm

Nelson Island Tour at Parker River

Tour and discover Nelson Island at Parker River Wildlife Refuge.

Join a ranger for a tour of a beautiful spot that few people visit: Nelson Island. If we’re lucky, we might catch a glimpse of a nesting osprey. Learn about the history of this little known refuge jewel. If weather and tide permits, we’ll take a very short walk along the marsh. (Muddy, wet areas are possible so rubber boots are recommended.) Consider bringing binoculars and/or a camera. *Please note: Those who call and leave messages after hours, your registration is not confirmed until you receive a confirmation call from a refuge staff member.

When: 
Monday, July 17, 2017 10am-Noon

Animal Tracking Program

Kids will learn about animal tracks and behaviors at Parker River Wildlife Refuge.

Many animals live on the refuge, but are hard to find.  They are either active at night, wary of people, or both.  Though you may not see them, their tracks can be just as interesting to find.  Go out on the refuge with intern Dominic Noce as he teaches you how to find and identify tracks of different types of animals.  Meet the program leader in the refuge visitor center auditorium for a brief slide show, after which he’ll lead you on a tracking exploration on the refuge.  Please wear long pants and boots (for tick prevention) and otherwise dress for the weather.  NO preregistration for th

When: 
Sunday, July 16, 2017 10am-Noon
North shore Nursery School NOW ENROLLING  FOR FALL 2020

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 21

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 21

Kids Craft Hour at Parker River NWR

Bring your little ones to the visitor center to create a nature-themed craft with a refuge ranger. Registration required, limited spots available. Feel free to Drop in and Leave at your leisure.To register, please e-mail parkerriver@fws.gov.
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Wednesday, March 22

Nature Walk Wednesdays - Who's Awake?

Kids ages 4-8 will explore the Deer Island Reservation in Amesbury Massachusetts with 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 22

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 22

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 22

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

Wednesday, March 22

Process Art Workshop at HW Library

Preschool and older kids will express themselves artistically at HW Library!
The Hamilton-Wenham Public Library Process Art Workshop is hosted  by Ms. Eva from Early Childhood Partners CFCE. This themed story time includes fun activities that practice process art methods! Process Art Workshop is designed for children ages 3-8 and their caregiver. This class will be held on...
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Ukrainian Egg Workshop at NTL

Ukrainian Egg Workshop at the Newbury Town Library
The NTL's own Kati Bourque will present a brief history on Ukrainian Easter Eggs and teach you how to create your own egg. All materials will be provided and you will go home with an egg that you made!
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Wednesday, March 22

Safe Boating Class at Ipswich Town Hall

The Massachusetts Environmental Police will be holding a Safe boating course in Ipswich at Town Hall
U.S. Coast Guard & Massachusetts State Approved Boating Safety Course - "Boat America". This is THE course to get you educated, safe, and ready for proper vessel operation as well as covering the lawful requirements as a boater. We're proud to present this nationally recognized boating safety...
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Thursday, March 23

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
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