Bowl Painting at Essex Shipbuilding Museum

 Proceeds from the Open Door Empty Bowl dinner benefit community programs.

The Open Door invites you to bowl painting session at the Essex Shipbuilding Museum! Bring the kids to come paint bowls for the annual The Open Door Empty Bowl Dinner 2015 in May where painted bowls will be auctioned off to the highest bidder! This free session is an opportunity to express yourself artistically while helping The Open Door raise funds to aid North Shore families and individuals in need. Kids under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Please RSVP by March 25.

Saturday, March 28, 2015 10am-Noon

Dumbledore's Army in Newburyport

Make your own Potions at Newburyport Public Library!

Accio Harry Potter fans! Join us for this month's meeting of NPL's Harry Potter fan club for kids ages 10 and up. This month we will be having potions class! Would you like to brew glory or bottle fame like Snape? Come concoct some magical potions at the library! (**Please note the new time for this event!)

Thursday, March 19, 2015 4-5:30 pm

Fun with Sticks and String: Learn Basic Knitting

Kids will learn basic knitting at ATHM

The American Textile History Museum in Lowell invites kids to learn how to knit! All of knitting, no matter how complicated, is made up of only knit stitches and purl stitches.  In this class, you will learn some basic information about knitting tools and yarn, then cast on and begin to knit a basic potholder or a headband.

Friday, March 20, 2015 10am -1pm

Learning by Design at PEM

 Learning by Design  Studio Discoveries at Peabody Essex Museum

Peabody Essex Museum invites kids to design, construct and explore at the intersection of art and architecture at this studio discoveries session. Learning By Design provides design education to kids and adults at BSA SPACE, home to the Boston Society of Architects and the BSA Foundation.

Saturday, March 21, 2015 from 1-3pm

Family Fun Day - Women Artists of Cape Ann

The second Saturday of every month is free for families with school-aged children. Families are invited to the Activity Center to participate in art, history, and cultural activities, and explore the museum using a Seek and Find. Each month has a different theme, from exhibitions to special celebrations. The theme for March 2015 is women artists of Cape Ann.

Second Saturday of Every Month 1-4pm
Cape Ann Museum

Steampunk Adventure at APL

The Amesbury Public Library invites teens to a steam punk workshop!

APL invites teens to a steampunk adventure! The Baroness is on the loose and it’s your job to catch her! It will take some clever minds & nimble hands to track her down and deliver her to the proper authorities. If you think you’ve got what it takes, come join this STEAMpunk adventure, run by FutureFixers (

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 2-4pm

Family LEGO Build at APL

The Amesbury Public Library invites families to build LEGO creations!

APL invites families to come and create with LEGOs! Come on up to the Children's Room and build anything you can imagine! We'll provide the Lego, you provide the builders! Everyone is welcome (we have some Duplo for youngers)! We'll have some challange suggestions each month, if you'd like! No registration required and drop in anytime between 2pm - 4pm. We will display any creations made in our fiction section!

Saturday, April 4, 2015 2-4pm

Science Club at APL

APL has a Science Club for 9 to 12 year olds!  Simulate an oil spill in the ocean this month and learn about ways to clean it up (and try a few out!) A great way to explore the world with hands-on projects and experiments! Registration is required for each month!

Wendesday, March 11, 2015 3:30-4:30pm

International Women’s Day Celebration

International Women’s Day Celebration at Lynn Museum, Lynn Massachusetts

Join the Lynn Museum and Historical Society in kicking off Women’s History month by attending our International Women’s Day celebration. We invite you to bring your family and friends for an exciting day of programs including:

Saturday, March 7, 2015 11am-2pm

Arts and Crafts for Little Ones with Ms. Colleen

Join an art session in Gloucester Ma designed just for the young artist!

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.

each week day morning 10:15-11:15am
Island Art & Hobby
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