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Etiquette Boot Camp for Kids at Goddard School Middleton MA. Childcare and education infant to preschool
On Wednesday, October 25, 2017, at 4:00 pm, The Goddard School in Middleton is hosting Etiquette Boot Camp for Kids. This interactive and educational class, is specifically designed with young audience (ages 4 to 7) in mind. The class will cover basic manners and table manners. In basic manners children will learn how to introduce themselves, when to interrupt, and how to show respect to their parents, peers and siblings. The table manners curriculum will teach children how to set the table, pass food, use their napkin and utensils, and more.
Location: Goddard School
Discovery Day at Epstein Hillel School Open House in Marblehead MA
We invite you to discover all that Epstein Hillel has to offer. Epstein Hillel’s Discovery Day is an opportunity for parents to visit our school while in action. Current parents, faculty, staff, and students will welcome you any time between 8:30 and 10:30. During your tour, you will catch a glimpse of a day in the life of an Epstein Hillel student. To learn more, please contact Jennifer Stam Goldberg at
Location: Epstein Hillel School
Fall Festival and Open House at Tower School in Marblehead MA
Tower School, an independent day school located in Marblehead, serving pre-k through grade 8, celebrates harvest time through family-friendly field games, nature-based explorations in its science labs and art studios—and of course, with FOOD! Join Tower in celebration of one of New England's most dramatic seasons. Meet Tower's classroom teachers and discover the thrill of hands-on, experiential learning—one of the founding principles of Tower School. Visitors can enter to win one of three custom soccer bags, filled with all the goods you need to score big on the soccer field!
Location: Tower School
Gingerbread House Workshop at Taste Buds Kitchen in Beverly MA
Celebrate the season with family bonding and gingerbread fun at our signature workshops. Parent and child pairs work together to design and decorate their very own Gingerbread House. Enjoy the endless decorating options, from frosted candy roofs to pretzel picket fences, and cheerful holiday tunes while sipping hot chocolate and experiencing quality family time. Spread the holiday spirit by inviting friends to join you for this special event! This class is designed for kids and parents to cook together!
Location: Taste Buds Kitchen
MarketStreet Lynnfield Halloween Dance Party. Shopping, Dining Entertainment, Events
MarketStreet Lynnfield brings back its popular Halloween themed dance party, MarketStreet Monster Mash, on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. This family-friendly event, taking place from 4:00pm to 6:00pm on The Green, will feature resident DJ Rick DeSanctis spinning spooktacular songs, a photo booth, and giveaways. Adding to the fun, select MarketStreet restaurants will provide perks to kids in costumes. MarketStreet Lynnfield is located at 600 Market Street, Lynnfield, MA.
Location: MarketStreet Lynnfield
Beverly MA, Family Friendly, Hands-on Nature Fair at Glen Urquhart School
oin us on Sunday, November 5th, on the Glen Urquhart School campus in Beverly Farms, for a family-friendly, hands-on Nature Fair. The fair will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and will reflect how GUS embraces child-led exploration in the classroom and across the natural environment of the North Shore. Activities and projects coordinated by GUS educators and like-minded partners will be situated across our 23-acre campus, which features a nature trail, woodlands and marsh, an athletic field, and outdoor and greenhouse classrooms.
Location: Glen Urquhart School
Preschool Open House for NorthShore Parents of Preschool Children
North Shore Nursery School in Beverly is now accepting applications for the 2018-19 school year. Recognized as one of the best preschools North of Boston by Boston Magazine, North Shore Nursery School invites parents of prospective preschoolers to the annual Open House, Saturday, November, 4 at 9:30 and Wednesday, November 8, 9:30 a.m.
Location: North Shore Nursery School
Shopping at MarketStreet Lynnfield Pretty Poppy. A women's jewelry and accessory store with something for everyone
Pretty Poppy is a women's jewelry and accessory store with something for everyone, whether you are 9 or 90!  We focus on all styles of jewelry, hangbags, scarves, belts, and other accessories - and all at very affordable prices!  We also have fashion forward collections that we update every few weeks.
Location: MarketStreet Lynnfield
Early Education Night at Newburyport City Hall
Join the Greater Newburyport Mothers & Families Club for our 18th Annual Early Education Information Night! This event is open to the public and there is no charge to attend! Bring a friend! Spread the word! Are you wondering where your little one should begin that journey of learning (including preschool, kindergarten and some elementary schools)? Would you like to learn about the Education Foundations that are enhancing the quality of schools in the Greater Newburyport area? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you should attend this event!
Location: Newburyport City Hall Auditorium
Amesbury Trick or Treat
Local businesses and organizations will open their doors Tuesday, October 24th from 5:30-7:30pm for the Annual Downtown Trick-or-Treat. Count your candy over a pizza at Flatbread that night and a donation for each pie sold (take out or dine-in) will go to the Chamber of Commerce. Now that’s an extra treat!
Location: Downtown Amesbury