Butterflies can be a fun hobby! Join Doug Savich, local butterfly expert. There are about 100 species of butterflies in MA and about 75 can be seen on Cape Ann. Come explore the park with Doug and look for butterflies. Bring a close focus binocular if you have one.
Joppa Flats Education Center invites families to join them for a full day of free outdoor and indoor nature activities, art projects, and birding! While some songbirds have left for a warmer climate, our resident winter birds are happily preparing for the cold and the snow.
Wear your comfy pj's, bring your favorite teddy bear, and hunker down for an evening of stories, songs and lullabies! Perfect for ages 4 and up at bed time! Meets in the children's library. No Sign up necessary!
Come to Wenham Museum dressed in your holiday finery and help sugar coat a group gingerbread house with Fancy Nancy's swanky neighbor Mrs. Devine. Be inspired by the museum's Gingerbread Express featuring a holiday train traveling through a candy-covered gingerbread village. Appropriate for children ages 4+.
Rockafellas Salem is having a party for the kids this Halloween season! Put on a costume and bring your kids to the fun in the Colonial Hall. There will be a DJ spinning some great music and providing entertainment, fun games, activities and costume contests! Snack and beverages will be served, and all children who attend will receive a goodie bag!
Wear your most glamorous frock and sparkly accessories and celebrate the museum’s 90th birthday! Join Fancy Nancy’s swanky neighbor Mrs. Devine as we make a fabulous butterfly craft, nibble on cupcakes and sip something sweet. Ages 4+
Splish Splash Science is an active, fun, program where you and your child will learn all about water properties such as sinking, floating, surface tension, buoyancy, and waterproofing. Using fun props and lots of hands on science, we’ll look at everything from ducks to scuba divers and how water works!
Joppa Flats Education Center offers April vacation programs offer a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities - keeping minds active and hands busy during school break! Come all day or as your schedule allows! This Vacation Week Flyby will focus on the salt marshes, the important role they play in the ecosystem and the creatures that use them to feed, live and breed.
Come to New England Aquarium on Friday mornings where you and your children can hear stories, create art projects, see Live Animal Presentations and have underwater adventures! Meet in the Curious George Discovery Corner on the first floor of the Aquarium. Family Days are open to all Aquarium visitors, and no registration is required.