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The Little Mermaid - The beloved tale of The Little Mermaid is brought to the stage in a brand new production following a sell-out tour of China and the U.K. The Panto Company presents their adaptation of this classic Hans Christian Anderson’s story to the stage in a fantastic, funny and exciting interactive show full of singing and dancing. The performance duration is approximately 60 minutes with one intermission.
Location: Larcom Theater
Gloucester Education Foundation is proud to host Power of Play Festival, a day of play for Gloucester families and kids of all ages. Gloucester Education Foundation's Power of Play Festival
Gloucester Education Foundation proudly hosts is proud to host the second Power of Play Festival, a day of play for Gloucester families and kids of all ages. Play is an important learning tool that promotes creative and innovative thinking. Play also helps kids develop skills that are a foundation for life-long success, including critical thinking, communication, problem solving, and collaboration.
Location: Gloucester High School Field House
The Cambridge Science Festival makes science accessible, interactive and fun
The Cambridge Science Festival is the first of its kind in the United States. It is a fun and engaging celebration showcasing  the leading edge in science, technology, engineering, and math in our region. The Cambridge Science Festival makes science accessible, interactive and fun with hundreds of events taking place in and around Cambridge, MA each spring.  For ten days, Cambridge will come alive with science and offer exhibits, activities, fairs, demonstrations, lectures, debates, concerts, plays, workshops and all kinds of interactive events for kids, families and curious individuals!
Location: MIT Museum, Museum of Science
Odyssey Day School in Wakefield MA Science Week Ice Cream Social and Open House
Odyssey Day School invites you to its Science Week Ice Cream Social. Enjoy popular science fair projects for families ranging from physics and chemistry to biology and even sociology. The Science Week Ice Cream Social is suitable for every grade level, be it preschool, kindergarten, elementary school, middle school, or high school. An information session about Odyssey Day School will be held at 7 pm. Please join us.
Location: Odyssey Day School
Whole Foods Market Lynnfield MA
This 50-minute free hands-on Healthy Smoothie Class provides children 8+ years old the opportunity to make a delicious and nutritious smoothies using local fruits, yogurt and 100% juices. Participants will learn about nutrition and the positive impact of eating healthy and local. Kids Cooking Green offers a series of classes and activities introducing children to the importance of eating healthy locally grown food. You can find more information about them here.
Location: Whole Foods Market, MarketStreet Lynnfield
Come see the Ipswich Honors Chamber Orchestra
Please join us for a Send-Off to Carnegie Hall benefit concert for Ipswich High School Honors Chamber Orchestra. The concert will feature The Orchestra on the Hill & Ipswich High School Honors Chamber Orchestra performing Mendelssohn, Wagner and Shostakovich.
Location: Ipswich High School
The Newburyport Library is just one of the wonderful libraries on the North Shore of Massachusetts
Libraries are wonderful community resources.  They offer a lot more than just a place to borrow books - they serve as venues, local archives, educations centers and social gathering places. Many offer a wide array of programming for kids and families!  Check out your local library, and don't be afraid to visit libraries in other towns.  At the library, you'll learn, have some fun and make new friends, so go today and see what you're missing!
The Danvers Farmers Market has fresh fruit produce and other locally made foods every Wednesday June Through October.
The Danvers Farmers Market has fresh fruit produce and other locally made foods every Wednesday June through August in the heart of Danvers Massachusetts.  Come visit to see our array of local and regional vendors. This community building program is sponsored by the Danvers Rotary.
Location: Danvers Farmers Market
The Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestra Honors Chamber Ensemble
The Honors Chamber Music Concert features Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras top musicians all of whom demonstrate a high level of skill and musicianship. This special concert will include music from some of the great masters of the chamber music genre in addition to more contemporary composers. This special concert will include works by Telemann, Sibelius, Haydn, Janacek, and more performed by NMYO’s most accomplished string, wind, brass, and saxophone chamber ensembles. Audience members are invited to attend a reception immediately following the concert to celebrate the accomplishments of these talented young musicians. This concert is freeand open to the public.
Location: Shalin Liu Performance Center
Childcare, Summer Program for kids at Goddard School Middleton
On Saturday, April 1, please join us for Family Game Day, Open House and Summer Sneak Peek at Goddard School Middleton. Take this opportunity to learn more about Goddard School and its Summer Camp, experience the play-based curriculum and tour the beautiful facility.
Location: Goddard School