North Shore 104.9 is teaming up with Senator Bruce Tarr, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, and The Open Door for a one-day Food Drive Extravaganza on Saturday, November 23rd! We will be broadcasting at Market Basket in Gloucester with Charlie Curtis live on the scene from 11 am to 1 pm. Drop by with food donations at any three Gloucester locations participating in the Food Drive:
The Waldorf School at Moraine Farm Holiday Fair is a perfect way to get into the holiday spirit. Come enjoy engaging and fun family activities while you peruse wonderful hand made crafts and unique products that make great gifts! You'll also enjoy great food and help in fundraising along the way!
The 2013 PizzaFest features all-you-can-eat pizza from popular area restaurants as well as an extensive Silent Auction, and all proceeds benefit the museum’s innovative education and outreach programs! Pizza aficionados of all ages can cast their votes for best regional pizza restaurants at the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire’s Fifth Annual PizzaFest and Holiday Auction. The event will be held from 5-8 pm at the Children’s Museum of NH in Dover. Attendees will be able to sample different varieties of pizza from local purveyors, then vote for their favorites. All proceeds benefit the museum’s innovative education and outreach programs. Pizza Tasting spots are limited, so make sure you reserve a spot today!
Horizons for Homeless Children will host its 15th Annual Women’s Breakfast at the Westin Copley Place this year. The event will feature Nia Vardalos, author of Instant Mom, writer and star of the critically-acclaimed film, My Big Fat Greek Wedding.Help us spread the word and learn more about how you can make a difference in the life of a homeless child.
Peabody Institute Library - Danvers invites you and your kids to a Pajama Storytime & Pajama Drive to benefit Cradles to Crayons. is a beautifully illustrated book that combines the hopefulness and high aspirations of children with a mission of providing warm pajamas for all. Come hear a reading from the book's author and do a craft with the illustrator!
Is getting your kids to eat healthy a challenge? It doesn't have to be. Join North Shore United Way’s Women in Action for a panel discussion on “Making Mealtime Fun and Healthy for Children and Families”. The evening will feature insight and practical advice from Sally Sampson, founder and director of ChopChop magazine, winner of the prestigious 2013 James Beard Award for Publication of the Year; John Sarrouf, director, The Family Dinner Project; and Dr. George Papanicolaou, of Cornerstone Family Practice.
Bring a plant and get a plant or just get a great deal for new color in your garden next year! Now is the perfect time to dig and divide. Change your gardent this year for free! The first 50 attendees will recieve a free coneflower plant! PRoceeds from tyhe sale will be used to maintain the public planting areas in Gloucester! This sale is organized by Generous Gardeners Inc., a unique North Shore Business that promotes philanthropy through gardening – check them out to swap or donate plants online!
Local students at Gloucester Uechi Karate Academy of Gloucester will participate in a Kick-A-Thon to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association! Students are collecting sponsorships from friends, family and neighbors, and using their healthy muscles to help others whose muscles are not as strong. The fundraising goal is $10,000, with all proceeds going to benefit the MDA – a non-profit organization servicing over 2000 families in Massachusetts, with more than 600 of those families coming from communities on the North Shore and Merrimack Valley.
Bring the whole family to a multi-generational mini-golf tournament! Dads and moms, aunts and uncles, grandparents and kids are invited to participate in this fun-filled day. Proceeds benefit the Wenham Museum's educational exhibits and programs, serving families and children on Boston's North Shore since 1922.
The The Trustees of Reservations, in partnership with New England Barefoot Runners, invite the public to participate in their first annual Piping Plover 5K run at Castle Hill on the Crane Estate in Ipswich! Runners of all ages are welcome, barefoot optional, to race along the shoreline at low tide. All proceeds support The Trustees of Reservations and the shorebird monitoring program at Crane Beach. Come run for fun and help the shorebirds of the North Shore!