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Head of School Glen Urquhart School in Beverly MA
Glen Urquhart School is pleased to announce that the school’s board of trustees unanimously approved the appointment of David Liebmann as the next head of school, effective July 1, 2016. Liebmann will succeed Raymond C. Nance, the interim head, who previously served as head of school for 15 years. Liebmann will become the seventh head of the K-8 independent school, which will celebrate its 40th year of operation next year.
Location: Glen Urquhart School
At Glen Urquhart School in Beverly, MA sixth grader students design and engineer robotic Mars Rovers out of Lego systems. Students research NASA and they use Mars Curiosity Rover - Jet Propulsion Laboratory  to select such tasks as: find evidence of water, drill for samples, move Mars rocks, and communicate with NASA. The students are asked to design the next rover, choose its specific tasks, and write the programming code they will use to test their mission. They are encouraged to modify, through trial and error, their robots and programming code until they accomplish their goals.  
Location: Glen Urquhart School
Summer Art and Photography Program for Kids on Cape Ann, Annisquam Arts, Glouces
Welcome to Annisquam Arts, an inspiring children’s summer studio! We're gearing up for our 22th season of art-making fun on scenic Cape Ann! Ignite your imagination this summer at Annisquam Arts! Seven weeklong workshops reveal the diverse traditions of art around the world. This Cape Ann summer studio is the perfect setting for your child to express and explore their creativity! Developed by artist and educator Dawn Southworth, Annisquam Arts tips off its 22nd season by offering a variety of workshops for young artists.
Location: Annisquam Arts
Market Street Lynnfield MA, Market Street Lynnfield MA family shopping and entertainment
Come to Market Street Lynnfiedl for a fun movie night on the green!  This lawn style movie night (no chairs please) turns the green into an outdoor theater where we will show a family-friendly movie to the crowd on a giant screen!
Location: MarketStreet Lynnfield
Brookwood School, Manchester MA Parent Education Event Meet the Author Richard Louv
Celebrating its six year anniversary, Brookwood’s 4 to 14 Speaker Series: Parenting Elementary School Kids is pleased to welcome writers of note who will once again speak to parents on issues of parenting, raising healthy children, and navigating the ups and downs of family life. Mark your calendars for our next 4 to 14 Speaker Series event when we host bestselling author Richard Louv on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and are now available. Tickets are $10 and are now on sale.
Location: Brookwood School
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!
The Gran Prix of Gloucester is an annual international cyclocross race held in Gloucester Massachusetts in the beautiful setting of Stage Fort Park by the sea.
The Gran Prix of Gloucesteris two days of international calibre races where competitors from all over the US, Canada & Europe converge to race in North America by the sea at Stage Fort Park in Gloucester, Massachusetts. Cyclocross is the most spectator-friendly form of bicycle racing, so bring the family and join the excitement.  Who knows? Maybe next year someone in your family will be part of the action! Hosted by ECV - Essex County Velo.
Location: Stage Fort Park
Food, music, live entertainment, dance, craft and fun come together for a great
Food, music, live entertainment, dance, craft and fun come together for a great family time at the Downtown Gloucester Block every Third Saturday through September! Five music stages, shopping 'til 11pm, outside sidewalk dining, live dance performances and all kinds of other fun things to do make the streets come alive. Kids will love the singers and roaming magician, and they'll find games, facepainting, kids snacks, balloons, giant chess and more in 'Kids Town'!  August 2016 Gloucester Block Party
Location: Downtown Gloucester
Science Squad for grades 1-5 at the Beverly MA Library
Science Squad is for grade-school children who are interested in learning more about Science. Kids will be exploring the science with hands-on earth science experiments ! We’ll study then predict, analyze and observe rocks and soil.
Location: Beverly Public Library
Come build using LEGOs at the Beverly MA Public Library
Beverly Library's LEGO Club meets monthly. The club is for children in grades K-5. Registration is required each month. Please click here to register for the February date or call the Children’s Room at 978-921-6062.
Location: Beverly Public Library