School Open House

CAWS: Early Childhood Open House and Puppet Show

Cape Ann Waldorf School Open House Beverly MA

Explore the developmental journey of a Waldorf education. See where it all begins on Saturday, May 17, from 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. Join us for play in our woodland play area, enjoy puppet shows, followed by indoor play and refreshments with our early childhood faculty who will answer questions about our Kindergarten, Nursery, Aftercare and Parent & Child program. Learn about our exciting new expansion plans.

Fall 2014 enrollment is underway! Due to the expansion of our Early Childhood program, we are still accepting applications for children ages 3-6 for September 2014.  For more information about the admissions process, please call the Admissions Director, Kelly Hiselman, at 978-927-1936 or email admissions@capeannwaldorf.org.

When: 
Saturday, May 17, from 9:30 - 11 a.m.

Cape Ann Waldorf Nursery and Kindergarten in Action

Cape Ann Waldorf School, CAWS, Beverly MA Independent School. Pre-K to 8 grade.

On Wednesday, May 7, from 8:45 to 10:30, families of students entering Nursery and Kindergarten are invited to Cape Ann Waldorf School to learn more about Waldorf education.  Parents and children can speak with teachers, parents and students, and experience for themselves some of the activities that enliven a Waldorf classroom.

When: 
Wednesday, May 7, from 8:45 to 10:30

Bright Horizons Open House Week

Bright Horizons, Bright Horizons: Open House Week for Toddlers and preschoolers.

Join us during our Open House week April 11-April 15 and you'll experience our The World at Their Fingertips curriculum in action. Built around extensive research, 21st century technology, and developmentally appropriate instruction, The World at Their Fingertips curriculum introduces the concepts of math, science, language, culture, environment, art and health.  We invite you to explore our enhanced infant, toddler, preschool and Kindergarten Prep programs at any one of our nearby centers.

When: 
Check your local center's date and time

Goddard School April Vacation Week Events

Goddard School Middleton MA, Danvers MA, North Andover MA. infant, preschool, Pr

Starting with Earth day, Monday, April 17, 2017, The Goddard School in Middleton will be featuring activities about conservation, recycling and greening the earth. Plant flowers, trees and learn about recycling and energy conservation through different projects around the school. Root for Earth is a week-long Open House – come in and see why Goddard School offers the best childhood preparation for social and academic success.

Call ahead to register and confirm schedule.

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April 17 – 21, 2017, Call ahead to register and confirm schedule.
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Goddard School Spring Fling Open House

Goddard School Middleton MA, Danvers MA, North Andover MA. infant, preschool, Pr

On Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Goddard School in Middleton is hosting a Spring Fling Open House. Join in the fun and learn about the school while the children enjoy an egg hunt and an Indian Spring ritual of colors called Holi. A musical troupe will be at Goddard School with all kinds of instruments for children to play. Attend and see why Goddard School offers the best childhood preparation for social and academic success.

When: 
Saturday, April 12, 2014 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
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Waldorf Math: A Uniquely Engaging Curriculum

Cape Ann Waldorf School, CAWS, Beverly MA Independent School. Pre-K to 8 grade.

How many times have you heard someone say, "I'm not a math person"? At Cape Ann Waldorf School, everyone is a math person. In our early childhood classrooms, students develop the foundation for math with rhythmic activity, movement, games, real work, and lots of play. From early childhood across the grades, the Cape Ann Waldorf School math curriculum unfolds in a meaningful and coordinated way. Students explore and practice math in ways that fully engage them, through movement, artistic work, music, and practical activities. This multi-sensory, experiential approach leads to stronger understanding, better recall and eager anticipation for taking on their next challenge.

When: 
Saturday, March 15, 2014 from 9am to noon.

Lil' Sprouts of Essex Preschool

Lil’ Sprouts of Essex is a creative, developmental preschool designed to meet th

At Lil’ Sprouts of Essex, we are creating a safe environment that promotes a sense of security, trust and acceptance so your children are able to grow socially, emotionally and academically. We celebrate a true love of learning and prepare our young students for success when they enter the primary grades.

Lil’ Sprouts of Essex is a creative, developmental preschool designed to meet the needs of children and families in our surrounding communities.

Learn more at Lil' Sprouts of Essex or join us for one of our community open house events.

When: 
Friday, March 7, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Friday, March 14, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Brookwood School Open Classrooms

Brookwood School Admission Open House

Brookwood School is excited to announce its upcoming Spring Open Classrooms event for prospective families. On Wednesday, May 11 from 8:45 to 11:30 a.m. interested parents of children entering grades PreK through 8 are invited to the school to enjoy a morning of sampling classes. A full schedule of classes will be available during the event and will feature a variety of disciplines and grade levels.

This is a great way to get to know the school and have a first-hand look at Brookwood students and faculty in action. The school currently has openings in select grades for the 2016-2017 school year; please contact the Admissions Office for specific information. Taking part in the Open Classrooms is also a great way of getting a jump start on next yearís admissions process.

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Wednesday, May 11 from 8:45 to 11:30 a.m.
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Glen Urquhart School Admissions Open House

Glen Urquhart GUS Admissions Open House 2014 Best Education North Shore Children

Tomorrow’s world is going to demand very different kinds of things of our children. Fortunately, Glen Urquhart is a very different kind of school.
At Glen Urquhart, learning isn’t confined to a book, a classroom, or even our 23-acre campus. For GUS kids, learning starts from within. When children leave GUS, they go as original thinkers with the academic readiness to meet the demands of the most rigorous high schools and colleges, and the global perspective to succeed in the new world.

When: 
Thursday, January 23, 9 a.m.
Thursday, January 23, 7 p.m. - Academics in Action

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Art & the Landscape: Alicja Kwade: TunnelTeller

Art & the Landscape: Alicja Kwade: TunnelTeller at the Crane Estate in Ipswich Massachsuetts
Berlin-based contemporary artist Alicja Kwade (b.1979, Poland) has long been engaged with value systems, philosophical questions about the essence of reality, and with attempting to examine, if not resolve, issues of inherently subjective concepts such as space and time. In her sculptures, as well...

Robots and Beyond: Exploring Artificial Intelligence at MIT

Minsky Arm, created by Marvin Minsky on display at the MIT Museum!
Robots and Beyond shares the results of decades of Artificial Intelligence (AI) innovation at MIT. Explore the ideas that shaped AI and the birth of robotics, fields that are synonymous with research at MIT.
Where: MIT Museum

Danvers Family Festival

Danvers Homecoming means 10 days to celebrate community. Things to do in Danvers MA
Danvers Family Festival, now in its 39th year, was created in 1979 to promote Family Fun in Danvers, MA.

Dragonflies in the Park

Kids will explore and learn about the dragonflies at Halibut Point State Park.
Explore the world of odonata, one of the oldest life forms on Earth. This is a great kids’ program and most appropriate for families. Best for kids 8 and up. Meet at the Parking Lot Kiosk
9:00 am to 10:00 am

Public Skate and Learn to Skate at Peabody Skating Rink

Learn to Skate with the Peabody Skating Club at Peabody Skating Rink
The McVann-O'Keefe Skating Rink in Peabody is open for Public Skating weekdays from 10-11:45 am, Saturday's at 2 pm, and Sundays at 2:10 pm. Call today to ask about the Learn to Skate program at with the Peabody Skating Club. The ice is perfect. The Halloween and Christmas parties are a blast, and...
10:00 am to 11:45 am

MFA: Mark Rothko: Reflection

Museum of Fine Art Mark Rothko Exhibit
An immersive display of 11 masterpieces by Mark Rothko (1903–70), on loan from the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., invites visitors to contemplate the power of art to shape human experience. Opening on September 24, don’t miss “Mark Rothko: Reflection,” an immersive display of 11...
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Sing & Dance with the Music Man - Saturday

Sing & Dance with the Music Man Brian Doser in Hamilton Visit Massachusetts
Come join the fun at Community House Of Hamilton & Wenham Monday, Thursday and Saturday mornings at 10 a.m. for 30 - 45 minutes of great music with Brian Doser! Sing and dance with the Music Man during a family concert, featuring familiar and original tunes, performed by local dad and musician...
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Sing & Dance with the Music Man

Sing & Dance with the Music Man Brian Doser in Hamilton visit Massachusetts
Come join the fun at Community House Of Hamilton & Wenham Monday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings at 10 a.m. for 30 - 45 minutes of great music with Brian Doser! Sing and dance with the Music Man during a family concert, featuring familiar and original tunes, performed by local dad and musician...
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Arts and Crafts for Little Ones with Colleen Apostolos-Marsh

Art Classes for children with Colleen Apostolos-Marsh
Certified Montessori teacher, artist and local mother, Colleen Apostolos-Marsh will guide your young artist in an exploration of color, shape, and texture. Using a variety of media, your child will be free to express their in a beautiful space while socializing and engaging in cooperative play.
10:15 am to 11:15 am

Monday Knitting Group

Hamilton Wenham Knitting Group for All ages
The knitting group at the Hamilton-Wenham Public Library welcomes experienced & beginning knitters and crochet folk.
12:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Tide Pool Discoveries at Parker River

Kids will explore the tidal pools of Parker River National Wildlife Refuge with a park ranger in Newburport
For generations children have enjoyed exploring tide pools and discovering the fascinating plants and animals that live in this realm between the tides. A refuge ranger will guide this hands-on program.
12:30 pm

Summer Solstice Fairy Gardens

Come help build a fairy garden at the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary!
Midsummer's Eve is the longest day of the year - the perfect day to create a fairy garden for you and your fairies! Join us to make individual fairy gardens for each family. We will provide the container, rocks, and native plants to make a garden bowl any fairy would be happy with.
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

AJH: Breastfeeding Class - Haverhill

Breastfeeding technique and support class at Anna Jaques Hospital. Best Hospital for Families
Breastfeeding Classes are taught by Anna Jaques Hospital Lactation Consultants for mothers and their support person(s) to gain the knowledge and tools to help you successfully breast your baby.
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Saturday, June 23

Danvers Family Festival

Danvers Homecoming means 10 days to celebrate community. Things to do in Danvers MA
Danvers Family Festival, now in its 39th year, was created in 1979 to promote Family Fun in Danvers, MA.

Robots and Beyond: Exploring Artificial Intelligence at MIT

Minsky Arm, created by Marvin Minsky on display at the MIT Museum!
Robots and Beyond shares the results of decades of Artificial Intelligence (AI) innovation at MIT. Explore the ideas that shaped AI and the birth of robotics, fields that are synonymous with research at MIT.
Where: MIT Museum

Back River Birding Cruise

Cranes are just one of the types of shore birds that you'll see on this cruise
Lisa Hutchings Teacher-Naturalist from Mass Audubon's Joppa Flats Education Center and the crew of Newburyport Harbor Tours Inc.'s Yankee Clipper invite you and your family for an exciting exploration of the lower Merrimack River ecosystem. We'll practice hands-on science, use interactive propgs,...
8:45 am to 10:45 am

Halibut Point Quarry Tour

Kids will enjoy this tour of the Halibut Point State Park and Quarry with a focus on its stone-cutting history!
Enjoy a guided tour of Halibut Point State Park around the Babson Farm Quarry, unearthing the granite industry era followed by a traditional hand-tool stone splitting demonstration.  Halibut Point itself is made of sheets of 440 million year-old granite that now cascades from rocky headlands to the...
10:00 am to 11:00 am

MFA: Mark Rothko: Reflection

Museum of Fine Art Mark Rothko Exhibit
An immersive display of 11 masterpieces by Mark Rothko (1903–70), on loan from the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., invites visitors to contemplate the power of art to shape human experience. Opening on September 24, don’t miss “Mark Rothko: Reflection,” an immersive display of 11...
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Saturday Hay Bale Hangout at Appleton Farms

Explore Appleton Farms with your family - or come and just hang out! Photo: ©2011 Bill O'Connor
Join Appleton Farms for oem fun on the farm! Have you ever collected warm eggs from the chicken coop or seen how fast sheep will run for their morning helping of grain? Join us for our NEW weekend Hay Bale Hangout and spend the day at Appleton Farms. Stop by for fantastic farmyard meet and greets!...
10:00 am to 1:30 pm

Swan Boat Rides in Boston Public Garden

Swan Boat Boston North Shore Parent, North Shore Parents Summer Activities Guide
The Public Garden may be one of the most ideal picnicking locations in Boston. Well-groomed and overflowing with tulips, cherry-trees, with willows cascading over the duck pond, the Boston Public Garden is a great place to relax during Boston's most beautiful season.
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Sing & Dance with the Music Man

Sing & Dance with the Music Man Brian Doser in Hamilton visit Massachusetts
Come join the fun at Community House Of Hamilton & Wenham Monday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings at 10 a.m. for 30 - 45 minutes of great music with Brian Doser! Sing and dance with the Music Man during a family concert, featuring familiar and original tunes, performed by local dad and musician...
10:00 am to 10:45 am

PEM Explores Innovations Inspired by Nature - Salem

Peabody Essex Museum Wild Designs Exhibit
This summer discover how creative innovators are turning to nature for new ideas and smart solutions to human challenges.  Wild Designs, on exhibit at Peabody Essex Museum, features works by artists and other creatives who are looking to nature and living systems for new ideas and creative...
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Beaver Tales IRWS

Kids will learn about beavers at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary. Photo: American Beaver ©Scott Santino
We will read by Lindsay Barrett George, take a close-up look at some beaver artifacts, and then take a walk to Rockery Pond to see a beaver lodge, dam, beaver chews, and scent mounds. Find out why beaver teeth are orange and what they use their tails for! We may even try our luck at making our own...
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
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