McPherson Youth Center YMCA

In response to greater serve the needs of teens in the Greater Beverly community; the Beverly YMCA and the City of Beverly formed the Beverly Youth Collaboration.  Since 1996 the collaboration has provided guidance for our two teen dedicated facilities the McPherson Youth Center and Douglas Stephens Teen Center.     

Location

McPherson Youth Center
4 McPherson Drive
Beverly, MA
01915

Phone: 978.921.6070

Coordinates: 42° 34' 6.8052" N, 70° 51' 43.6788" W
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Teen Naturalist Club at IRWS: Spring/Summer Series

Join Mass Audubon for their Teen Naturalist Club at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary in Topsfield Massachusetts!
Interesting hikes, natural history topics to explore, hands-on projects, and real wildlife data-collection opportunities will be based on your input and interests in this exciting club for teens. This is your chance to get involved behind the scenes with Mass Audubon's science and conservation work...
12:00 am to 11:59 pm

Teen Poetry Open Mic

Teen Poetry Open Mic kicks off National Poetry Month at Danvers Public Library
Danvers Library  kicks off National Poetry Month with a poetry open mic for teens. From slam poetry to sonnets, all poetry is welcome! Please register if you would like to read a poem by emailing jsantomauro@noblenet.org.
2:00 am to 4:00 pm

Parker River NWR Beach Cleanup

Come help with coastal debris and other trash at the beaches of Parker River Wildlife Refuge
Come help clean the beach at Parker River National Wildlife Refuge! You can help clean up the beach for nesting shorebirds druing this Spring volunteer event.  Meet volunteers from the Friends of Parker River NWR at parking lot 1 before going out on the beach to clean up debris. Friends' volunteers...
9:00 am to 3:00 pm

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

Amesbury Library Kids' Poetry Contest

Amesbury Public Library Kids' Poetry Contest allows submission through April 29
SUBMIT POEMS ANYTIME BETWEEN APRIL 1st – APRIL 29, 2023. All types of poetry accepted…So start thinking… Experimenting… Creating, Write your poem and submit it to the library.  A poetry reading with the winners will happen on May 12, 2023.
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

AJH: Childbirth Education Class Options

Support group for moms at Anna Jaques Hospital. Best Hospital for Families
Congratulations: you are pregnant!  Anna Jaques Hospital Birth Center class is for mothers and partners during the last trimester of pregnancy to learn skills needed for the childbirth experience such as breathing methods, relaxation techniques, and comfort measures.
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Saturday Family Farm Chores at Appleton Farms

Join The Trustees of Reservations at Appleton Farms for our special, hands-on Family Farm Chores program held on Fridays & Saturdays
Every day is full of a list of barnyard chores we need to get down to make sure our farmyard friends are happy and healthy! Let’s get to work.
10:00 am to 4:30 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

Dungeons & Dragons with Erick of Quest Master’s Guild

The Hamilton-Wenham Public Library hosts a Dungeons and Dragons session for tweens and teens.
Play D&D for five sessions with Game Master Erick Gordy from Quest Master's Guild:  We’ll make all the characters together at session one. No need to bring your own. We will be starting at level 3, Max HP.  For setting, you will have a choice. We can do whichever the majority want to do from...
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Chess Club at MPL

Chess for Teens at the public library in Manchester byt the Sea Massachusetts
Come out and "rook" the house (sorry, chess humor) with club organizers Marcel and Milla and their energetic middle school group of aspiring grandmasters! Registration required as space is limited. This program is for kids age 9-11.
3:00 pm to 4:15 pm

Sunday, April 2

Swedish Pancake Breakfast

Spiran Lodge #98 hosts a pancake breakfast in Downtown Rockport!
Spiran Lodge #98 hosts a pancake breakfast in Downtown Rockport!  Come have a great breakfast, enjoy the friendship of you neighbors and pick up some delicious sweet treats at the Nordic bake table. Swedish pancakes, fruit cup, sausage, juice and coffee.
8:00 am to 11:00 am

Sunday, April 2

Amesbury Library Kids' Poetry Contest

Amesbury Public Library Kids' Poetry Contest allows submission through April 29
SUBMIT POEMS ANYTIME BETWEEN APRIL 1st – APRIL 29, 2023. All types of poetry accepted…So start thinking… Experimenting… Creating, Write your poem and submit it to the library.  A poetry reading with the winners will happen on May 12, 2023.
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Monday, April 3

Amesbury Library Kids' Poetry Contest

Amesbury Public Library Kids' Poetry Contest allows submission through April 29
SUBMIT POEMS ANYTIME BETWEEN APRIL 1st – APRIL 29, 2023. All types of poetry accepted…So start thinking… Experimenting… Creating, Write your poem and submit it to the library.  A poetry reading with the winners will happen on May 12, 2023.
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Monday, April 3

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, April 4

Amesbury Library Kids' Poetry Contest

Amesbury Public Library Kids' Poetry Contest allows submission through April 29
SUBMIT POEMS ANYTIME BETWEEN APRIL 1st – APRIL 29, 2023. All types of poetry accepted…So start thinking… Experimenting… Creating, Write your poem and submit it to the library.  A poetry reading with the winners will happen on May 12, 2023.
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Wednesday, April 5

Amesbury Library Kids' Poetry Contest

Amesbury Public Library Kids' Poetry Contest allows submission through April 29
SUBMIT POEMS ANYTIME BETWEEN APRIL 1st – APRIL 29, 2023. All types of poetry accepted…So start thinking… Experimenting… Creating, Write your poem and submit it to the library.  A poetry reading with the winners will happen on May 12, 2023.
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Wednesday, April 5

Nature Walk Wednesdays | Spring on the River

Kids will learn returning birds and other marsh creatures at Joppa Flats Center in Newburyport
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, April 5

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, April 5

Animal Skull ID for Kids

Peabody Institute Library in Danvers Massachusetts host a great session about animal skull identification for kids!!
Endicott Park's Erika Moretti presents a fascinating Animal Skull Identification program for kids! Budding scientists and nature lovers will really enjoy this presentation! Kids will get to see and touch real skulls from animals and will learn how to identify the animal based off the size and shape...
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Wednesday, April 5

STEAM Storytime at Amesbury Library

S.T.E.A.M. storytime at Amesbury Public Library focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics
Join Amesbury Public Library for an interactive storytime outdoors with stories, songs, actions, and fun! We'll end with stations around for kids and adults to explore. Storytimes are great ways to build literacy skills and create learning experiences as well as a great social event. Younger...
3:30 pm to 4:15 pm