Meet the mouse from If You Give a Mouse a Cookie as part of the Books Alive! literacy initiative, generously sponsored by Irving Oil. Museum staff will read the mouse's story aloud and kids can enjoy hands-on crafts, games and reading activities. The costumed mouse character will make frequent appearances for hugs and high-fives. Regular admission applies; free for museum members.
Unplug, kick it old school with some cardboard and plastic, and get your game on in the Program Room! Boardgamapalooza will include such classics as checkers and Sorry! as well as new favorites like Awkward Family Photos. Or, make your own board game with the supplies we will have on hand! Bring your friends, bring your favorite board game, and escape the cold with some heated competition!
Come try your skill at games on the arcade, ride the Ferris wheel and enjoy unique fair-style food in a fun carnival atmosphere of the annual Haunted Happenings Carnival! There's fun for the whole family. Rides are a Fiesta Shows Production! This year's Carnival is located on Derby Street.
Celebrate the arrival of Fall. Enjoy hay wagon rides through the field in search of the perfect pumpkin, compete in a pumpkin pie-eating contest, do crafts, play games, and try cider pressing! Enjoy hot mulled apple cider and homemade pumpkin pie. The house is open for tours of one of the country's most celebrated collections of American antiques & folk art.
Select weekends this fall, let us help you explore the fall foliage of Ward Reservation. With craft activities, games, story times, and scavenger hunts to take with you on the trail, we have all you need to create a memorable nature adventure fit for the whole family. Activities can be found up on Holt Hill. Drop in anytime between 10am and 1pm Story Times at 10:30 and 12:30
Come to Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church for a fun afternoon of dancing, singing, games, live-music and family fun! All ages Welcome. Activities are appropriate for ages 5 and up. Parents are responsible for their children. All dancers must wear shoes!
Don’t be bored, grab a board! Families with kids of all ages are invited to drop in all day to play board and card games supplied by Beverly’s board game café The Castle. Plus, fill out a Star Wars trivia sheet and be entered into a raffle to win one of five Star Wars prizes!
The Newbury Town Library invites kids to use everyday items like bananas to play a virtual piano or use a pencil and PlayDoh to make a controller for a computer game! Computer technology is everywhere and used by many professionals, including inventors, artists, teachers, engineers, musicians, scientists and computer programmers.
The Newbury Town Library invites kids to come and learn about electronics and basic circuits using the Arduino microcomputer and software. In this workshop for budding engineers or any young person wanting to learn about electronics, basic circuits will be explained and instructions given on how to build a simple robot.
Paint, glitter, glue, markers and more! An age appropriate Halloween story will be read as well as additional festive crafts! Come dressed to create and have fun! Pumpkin and craft materials included!