Do you feel like your kids are on a race through their childhood in school? The Manchester Memorial Elementary School 5th Grade Class will host a screening of the critically acclaimed 'Race to Nowhere', where a concerned mother turned filmmaker aims her camera at the culture of hollow achievement and pressure to perform that has invaded America’s schools. It is destroying our children’s love of learning and feeding an epidemic of unprepared, disengaged, and unhealthy students. This film focuses on the issues facing children in the school systems of America today, and leaves you thinking about what it really takes to produce a happy, motivated, creative human being.
Dream Big! provides girls from low-income situations in Massachusetts with the basic items and fees needed for them to participate in sports and physical activities that contribute to their health, education and overall well-being.
Come join MCC and RSVP today to support this important organization.
Rockport Residents and visitors alike are invited to the Rockport High School chapter of the National Honor Society production of "Are You Smarter than a High Schooler?". The game show will take place at the Shalin Liu Performance Center on Wednesday, January 29th at 7 p.m. All proceeds from the show will benefit the Oncology Unit at Addison Gilbert Hospital in Gloucester.
The 20th Annual Salem Children’s Charity Annual Holiday Fundraiser and Christmas Party at Victoria Station will be held on December 10, 2013. This years event features a Silent Auction, Live Auction and Raffles with fabulous items to bid on including sports collectibles and celebrity collectables. All proceeds go directly to meeting the basic and often emergency needs of Salem’s school children.
The Cape Ann Community Cinema hosts a fundraiser featuring a presentation of films by local children and the new documentary 'Project Wild Thing'! Kestrel Educational Adventures will first present films created by their 7-10 year old Nature Film Making Students, followed by a showing of this BRAND new documentary from Great Britain that encourages people to get outside and reconnect with nature!
Come to the Ipswich Museum for their annual holiday fundraising event! Featuring sale of holiday greens, handmade gifts, Grandma’s Attic treasures, art, and silent auction. First floor rooms open for viewing, beautifully decorated by Town & Country Garden Club.
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.
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.