Maudslay State Park invites you to a twilight hike! Join the park interpreter for an evening walk to view and experience the changes in nature during twilight. A different route each week, so make it a weekly event!
Join Parker River NWR for our weekly beach discovery event featuring Mass Audubon's traveling touch tank! This program allows you to get up close and personal to live beach creatures including crabs, snails, hermit crabs and more. Through hands-on activities, you'll get to explore what makes Plum Island such a unique habitat for many kinds of wildlife.
Join the interpreter for this fun program that focuses on interesting aspects in different areas of the park. Use nets, magnifiers and bug viewers to discover the hidden secrets in nature.
Sawyer Free Library invites families to come for a morning of excitement as Wildlife Encounters Ecology Center brings a live animal educational presentation to us! A diverse selection of Ambassador Animals will be visiting including some large and exotic animal friends! Come learn, ask questions, and enjoy a great morning of family fun! Registration not required, but space is limited
Sawyer Free Library invites families to join us in Children's Services at Sawyer Free Library for a drop-in STEM activity celebrating the amazing women (both past and present) who make space exploration possible. We'll be making mini-straw rockets!
Newburyport Yankee Homecoming Kid's Day in the Park in hosted by the Newburyport Exchange Club. Activities are free and include:
This is the 10th Annual contest at beautiful Plum Island Airport. This is a unique venue since we are literally on the road to the beach, so spectators often are present. We love our spectators and community at Plum Island and they love to see the scale aerobatics and of course our jet events.
It is summer! Join us in the riverside yard at Joppa Flats to learn about wildlife in the salt marsh, pond, rocky shore, and backyard habitats! You'll identify wild creatures, design small habitats, participate in small group challenges, and more. Sign up for one or all and see nature through the lens of a naturalist!
Join Yankee Homecoming at our new location at the Nock Middle School as we start off our Super Saturday with good family fun! Many local businesses, organizations and non-profits take part in our Family Day fun offering free crafts, games, activities and handouts. Sit down for some lunch and listen to the band playing on the main stage or watch one of the performances taking part throughout the park.