The House of the Seven Gables is part of Salem’s brand new Wicked Wednesdays program. Families are encouraged to check out Salem on select Wednesday evenings in October and enjoy great deals and special programs.
On Wednesday, October 25, 2017, at 4:00 pm, The Goddard School in Middleton is hosting Etiquette Boot Camp for Kids. This interactive and educational class, is specifically designed with young audience (ages 4 to 7) in mind. The class will cover basic manners and table manners. In basic manners children will learn how to introduce themselves, when to interrupt, and how to show respect to their parents, peers and siblings. The table manners curriculum will teach children how to set the table, pass food, use their napkin and utensils, and more.
Join us at Berwick Academy on Sunday, October 15, 2017 from 1–3 p.m. for a creative, nature-based exploration of Berwick’s campus, while learning what makes our PK–4 Lower School a special place to learn and play. Parents and children will engage in various learning adventures during this creative campus nature tour, while enjoying the Hilltop’s natural sights, sounds, and scents. Families will connect with teachers and current students in the process, with prizes and takeaways included in the experience.
Join us on Thursday, October 19, 6:30 to 8:30 pm for Acer's Fall Innovator Symposium. Meet leading scientists, researchers and entrepreneurs from MIT’s Media Lab, Tufts School of Engineering, Harvard University, BiogenIdec, Autodesk and more. Find out how unique you are (or are you?) in our data security slam. Try your hand at designing a robot, drawing in Virtual Reality, wood working, robotics, biochemistry experiments, and many other hands-on activities. Finish up the evening with a community drum circle and marshmallow roast!
More than 300 people enjoyed groundbreaking science for all at our last Fall Innovator Symposium in 2016.
Browse some pictures of our fall 16 symposium in this Facebook album.
Groundbreaking Science for all ages. Open to all.
On Saturday, September 16, 2017, from 10 AM - noon, The Goddard School in Middleton is hosting a Science Fair and Open House. Join in the fun and learn more about The Goddard School, Middleton while the children enjoy the activities and fun.
Take this great opportunity to learn and see why The Goddard School offers the best childhood preparation for social and academic success. The Goddard School Middleton has super easy access and parking.
Glen Urquhart School is hosting a special presentation by anxiety expert and author Lynn Lyons. Lynn is an international speaker and psychotherapist based in Concord, New Hampshire helping children and families manage anxiety disorders.
With a special interest in breaking the generational cycle of worry in families, Lynn has coauthored two books on anxiety: Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: 7 Ways to Stop the Worry Cycle and Raise Courageous & Independent Children, and the companion book for kids, Playing with Anxiety: Casey’s Guide for Teens and Kids.
Salem will be getting all sorts of adorable and spooky as Creative Salem and The Phoenix School, Salem, MA bring back the annual little monsters parade to Downtown Salem. The parade will start at Riley Plaza and will head up Washington St. to Lappin Park and then head down the Pedestrian Mall to the fountain stage where the kids will have a dance and costume party. At the stage, there will be kids music and performances by some character actors featuring popular costumed character personalities and more.
The Phillips Academy Music Department will present a spring concert featuring The Fidelio Society, the oldest musical organization on Andover Hill. The program will include a selection of madrigals, sacred, and contemporary music. They will be joined by Tiffany Tien, vibraphone, in the premier also premier a work by Charles Stacy, PA’16, with lyrics by Erika Nork, PA’16, entitled “Bright Filaments, Shimmering.”
The Phillips Academy Music Department will present a concert featuring the Academy Concert Bands and ensembles under the direction of Vincent Monaco and Peter Cirelli. The program will feature the music of Bruckner, Saucedo, Mozart, Sousa, King, and others.
The Pike School in Andover is bringing the community together with a special family event on Saturday, September 23, beginning at 7:00 p.m. Gather your family and friends and bring your lawn chairs to enjoy Under the Stars Movie Night with a special showing of Disneys Moana.
The movie will take place on a grassy field at The Pike School, so bring a chair or blanket to sit on. Snacks, blankets, and bug spray are recommended. Lawn games will be set up for entertainment prior to the start of the film. Parking is super easy at The Pike School so don't miss this special evening with family and friends.
Admission is FREE. All of the community is welcome. RSVP here to ensure plenty of free popcorn for everyone.