Bubble Fun at Maritime Gloucester

Kids preK-1st grade will learn about how bubbles are used at Maritime Gloucester

Maritime Gloucester invites kids in pre-k through first grade to a vacation week session about bubbles - part of a week full of educational sessions during April vacation!. Is it possible to make a square bubble?  What about a giant bubble, large enough to stand in? 

Monday, April 21, 2014 10:30am - Noon
Maritime Gloucester

April Vacation Open Houses at Lynn Museum

Come enjoy a free open house during April Vacation at Lynn Museum!

Join the Lynn Museum and Historical Society for FREE family fun. Every half hour there will be a story time for kids and each child that attends the program will receive a free children’s book on behalf of the Museum and the Lynn Literacy Campaign.

Friday, April 18, 2014 12-2pm
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12-2pm

Chalk Artist at the Museum

Kerry St Pierre's Winning entry for 'Chalk on the Walk' 2013 in Cambrdge Massach

Be dazzled by a colorful chalk drawing created by the award-winning screever (a pavement chalk artist), Kerry St. Pierre. You may want to jump right in alongside Mary Poppins! Have a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious day creating your own masterpiece that will last until the rain washes it away. All ages Sponsored in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council

Sunday April 13, 2014 10:00 AM
Wenham Museum

Sensational India Festival

Peabody Essex Museum's Sensational India is a family-oriented weekend festival f

Peabody Essex Museum celebrates an unparalleled 200-year legacy of cultural exchange with India through the 'Sensational India!' Festival! Explore and experience the creativity and dynamism of contemporary Indian culture during this annual weekend-long festival. Inspired by the modern, contemporary and traditional Indian art, families can discover today's India through dance, food, musical performances, visual art and storytelling.

Saturday, April 5, 2014 10am-5pm
Sunday, April 6, 2014 10am-5pm

The Art of Nature: Signs of Spring

Kids explore the signs of Spring with water colorist Brenda Sloane at IRWS

Join watercolorist Brenda Sloane in a monthly program that combines nature and art. We will start with a walk on the sanctuary to observe the topic of the month. We will then return to the Nature Center to create a follow-up work of art.

Saturday, April 5, 2014 1:30-4pm

The Newburyport Farmers' Winter Market

The Newburyport Farmers Winter Market is held on the 1st and 3rd Sunday

The Newburyport Farmers Market brings the market indoors for the Winter months and encourages people to come see what Newburyport has to offer! Fresh soups will warm you as you find great to local meat, fish & produce, listen to live music, and meet a community of people dedicated to bringing you fresh food year round!

December 8 & 22, 2013 9am-1pm
January 5 & 19, 2014 9am-1pm
February 2 & 16, 2014 9am-1pm
March 2, 16 & 30, 2014 9am-1pm
April 6, 2014 9am-1pm
Tannery Marketplace

Maker Lounge Opening Day at PEM

PEM Maker Lounge is dedicated to creativity and innovation through hands-on expl

Peabody Essex Museum is excited to have families come see their new space at the museum designed just for innovation! The Maker Lounge is dedicated to creativity and innovation through hands-on exploration with technology, materials and ideas. It builds on PEM's tradition of bringing together new and inspiring objects from around the world and celebrating creative expression through human ingenuity. Tackle a design challenge or tinker with all kinds of materials from circuits to cardboard saws. Both energizing and relaxing, the space has music, iPads and universal phone chargers.

Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 11am - 4pm

Turn Off Your Digital Device Family Fun Night

Turn off your digital devices and bring the family to the library for no-screen

Is there too much screen time going on in your household? Coordinated Family & Community Engagement of Hamilton-Wenham presents and evening of fun with music by Peter Stewart, arts and crafts, activities for all ages and an opportunity to visit with representatives from local schools and community members at our first annual Brain Building in Progress Week Celebration! For ages 0-8 with caregiver, older siblings are welcome. The first 50 families in the door will get books and a gift bag. For more info contact Lisa Cheney 978-468-5489

Monday, April 7, 2014, 6:00-7:30 pm

Dumbledore's Army in Newburyport

Make your own Hogwart's House Tie at Newburyport Public Library!

Harry Potter fans are invited to t this month's meeting of NPL's Teen Harry Potter fan club. This month, we will be making Hogwarts house ties! Please contact Jessica Hilbun, Teen Services Librarian, at 978-465-4428 ext. 246 or with any questions.

Thursday, March 27 2014 3:30-4:30 pm

Nature Art Classes: Butterflies

Kids will learn about butterfilies through art at Joppa Flats Education Center

There's always something wonderful to notice in nature's beauty, and we're here to help you make it all come to life through your own amazing works of art. Each series offers different themes and different materials to engage every young artist's budding creativity. Sign up for one class at a time, or come for the whole series. Move over, Michelangelo - make room for all our Joppa artist superstars!

Thursday, March 27, 2014 3:45-5:15 pm
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