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The Bridge Cape Ann's 4th Annual Fall Festival
The Bridge Cape Ann is ready to kick-off the fall at Mile Marker One with Marshall's Farm Stand. FREE Parking! FREE Admission!
Get some practical advice about appying for college at the Sawyer Free Library in Gloucester
Terry Greene Clark is a born and bred Boston native and mother of four. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Northeastern Universtiy. She subsequently earned her Masters in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts while attending night school.
Location: Sawyer Free Library
Kids can learn Minecraft skill from others at the Newbury Town Library!
“Can you teleport me?” “How do I fly?” “I need a sword!” “What are you building?” These exclamations are the sounds of a room full of kids playing Minecraftedu. Welcome to Minecraft Club! Every Thursday afternoon from 3:30-5pm, children ages 7-11 get together on our library’s laptops to play one of the world’s hottest and most creative video games. Both new and experienced players are invited to attend.
Location: Newbury Town Library
Glen Urquhart GUS Admissions Open House 2016 Best Education North Shore Children
Tomorrow’s world is going to demand very different kinds of things of our children. Fortunately, Glen Urquhart is a very different kind of school. At Glen Urquhart, learning isn’t confined to a book, a classroom, or even our 23-acre campus. For GUS kids, learning starts from within. When children leave GUS, they go as original thinkers with the academic readiness to meet the demands of the most rigorous high schools and colleges, and the global perspective to succeed in the new world.
Location: Glen Urquhart School
Liberty Tree Mall Hosts a FREE Mall-Wide Mall-O-Ween
Liberty Tree Mall hosts a FREE mall-wide Mall-O-Ween event which includes trick-or-treating and Halloween activities for all of the little ghosts, witches, goblins, and more! Participating stores only will hand out treats, WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.
Location: Liberty Tree Mall
Music Classes for North Shore children and families
Music Together® of the North Shore is a research based music & movement program for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and the grown-ups who love them. Music Together® classes make it easy for parents/primary caregivers to play a crucial role in activating thier child's music development. Classes are 45-minute long and include rhythmic games, dance, instrument play and are age & developmentally appropriate for the children while easy and fun for the caregivers, regardless of their own musical ability. Schedule your class today!
Celebrate International Observe the Moon Night at the Manchester Public Library!
Come to the Manchester Public Library for a fun evening of celestial observation for International Observe the Moon Night! Join us as we use high gear binoculars and tripods from NASA, telescopes provided by Chuck and Joan Houghton, who will be here to keep this exciting night a part of our fall traditions. Now in its third year, Moon Observation Night is a highlight of the Fall at the Library. 
Location: Manchester Public Library
The Salem Farmer's Market bring the goodness of local farm to downtown Salem!
The Salem Farmers' Market brings fresh local produce and other foods from North Shore farms and other local resources to downtown Salem every Thursday at Derby Square on Front Street ! It's a great place to come find healthy choices for your family's dietary needs, as well as meet local crafts people and artisans! This is a great community resource that strengthens social bonds and interactions, and helps local food producers by creating a direct to consumer channel for their produce and other goods! Come join the fun and experience one of the best farmer's markets on the North Shore!
Location: Downtown Salem
Flight of the Butterflies fundraiser showing at Cape Ann Community Cinema for Kestrel Education Adventures
This one time screening in 3D at Cape Ann Community Cinema that will raise funds to benefit Kestrel Educational Adventures. It's a natural history epic. It's a compelling detective story. It's a scientific adventure at its best. It took Dr. Fred Urquhart almost 40 years to discover the monarch butterflies' secret hideaway and prove the most incredible migration on Earth.
Location: Cape Ann Community Cinema
Join the North Shore Amateur Astronomy Club in a Star party at Maudslay Park
Join the North Shore Amateur Astronomy Club for an evening of stargazing at Maudslay State Park. The night sky is spectacular when you can view it from the middle of a state park, where our street lights don’t spoil the view! Maudslay State Park teams up with the North Shore Amateur Astronomy Club to highlight the spectacular night sky.
Location: Maudslay State Park