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An event that includes a walk, like a tour through a museum or a walk through paths in the woods

Trail Blazing Trek

Join Mass Audubon naturalists on a hike some of the less travelled trails at IRWS.

Ipswich River Sanctuary invites you to come explore! Looking to get off the beaten path and take "the one less traveled?" Haven't yet hiked alll 12 miles of our sanctuary's interconnected trails? Have a yearning to explore places like Hassocky Meadow or White Pine Loop? Come with us as we trek some of the sanctuary's less frequented trails to discover new sights and sounds in these spectacular habitats.

When: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016 1:30 pm - 3pm

Babson Boulder Tour

Never Try Never Win is just one of the boulders commision for carving by Roger Babson
Come see the famous Babson Boulders with inspirational sayings carved by Cape Ann stonecutters during the Depression. Hear some of the history of the Boulders, Roger Babson and of Dogtown. Participants should be prepared to walk on rough trails for approximately 2-3 miles. Part of Trails & Sails 2017
When: 
Saturday, September 17, 2016, 10am-Noon
Sunday, September 25, 2016, 10am-Noon
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Flower Crown Making

Come to the Stevens-Coolidge Estate to learn how to make flower crowns with flowers picked from the gardens!

Join the The Trustees of Reservations at the Stevens-Coolidge Estate, cut your own flowers at our Flower Fields Cutting Garden and then use them to create a beautiful flower crown. We will have all the supplies and instructions you need to learn how to make a beautiful floral crown of your own design. Participants of all ages encouraged to attend!

    When: 
    Saturdays & Sundays, September thru September 30, 2017 2-4pm

    See, Think, and Wonder Walks for Preschoolers: Pond Detectives at Mill Pond

    Join Joppa Flats at Mill Pond in W. Newbury to explore ponds!

    In every kind of weather, our favorite thing is to head outdoors to our spectacular local habitats to see what's new! We love to find things; think about colors, shapes and patterns; and wonder why this place is a special home to wildlife. Each nature exploration will focus on the importance of a sense of place. Local and migrating birds, other wildlife, collecting techniques, and environmental awareness will be presented in a fun, energetic format that adults and children alike will enjoy.

    When: 
    Thursday, August 11, 2016 2-3:30pm

    Nature Adventures with Picture Books: Butterflies

    Learn about butterflies at the MassAudubon Ipswich River wildlife Sanctuary!

    Rita Gallant, Lead Field Teacher at IRWS will read Festive Occasions - Special Event Rental Equipment by Joanne Ryder. Let's find out what butterflies live in our area. Using sweep nets and hand lenses, we'll observe butterflies in the gardens and fields of the sanctuary. Become a butterfly as we learn about the life cycles of these fluttering marvels.

    When: 
    Tuesday, August 2, 2016 9:30-11:00 am

    Hayrides at Maudslay

    Come Explore Maudslay State Park on a FREE hayride!

    Enjoy a hayride as you journey thru the park and along the river, to appreciate the rosebay rhododendrons as they exhibit their beauty. All programs sponsored by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation. Meet in the field across from the parking lot. For all ages. An adult must accompany children 12 & under.

    When: 
    Sunday, June 26, 2016 10am-2pm

    See, Think & Wonder Walks: March in the Maritime Forest at Hellcat Swamp

    A heron stalks prey at the PArker River Wildlife Sanctuary

    In every kind of weather, our favorite thing is to head outdoors to our spectacular local habitats! Each nature exploration will focus on the importance of a sense of place as we explore the ecology, sights, and sounds of our natural landscape. Wildlife, local and migrating birds, collecting techniques, and environmental awareness will be presented in a fun, energetic format that adults and children alike will enjoy. In this session we'll be exploring the Hellcat Swamp at the Gingerbread Contest & Gingerbread Express.

    When: 
    Thursday, March 30, 3017 2-3:30 pm

    Derek Hines Flag Day 5k

    Run the Flag Day 5k and raise funds for Massachusetts Veterans who have sustained serious injury in the line of duty

    The 1st LT Derek Hines Soldiers Assistance Fund is hosting the 5th Annual Flag Day 5K road race. The 5K walk, run, or jog will go through the beautiful town of Newburyport, Massachusetts. We will be going back to Cashman Park for our registration and post race reception that will include live music from Dalton and the Sherrif's, food and drinks for all! Funds raise will go to benefit Massachusetts soldiers (and their families) who have sustained serious career-ending or life-altering injuries while serving on active duty.

    When: 
    Saturday, June 10, 2017 2pm
    Race Starts at 4pm

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    Pick Up Gift Cards at MarketStreet Lynnfield

    MarketStreet Gift Card are here.
    With over 80 stores and restaurants, the MarketStreet Gift Card allows you to give the perfect gift.

    MarketStreet Lynnfield Outdoor Ice Skating

    Outdoor Ice Skating Fun at MarketStreet Lynnfield
    Lace up your skates and enjoy the beauty of the New England outdoors this winter season! From mid-November 2017 through February 2018, one of the most popular ice skating experiences in New England can be found at MarketStreet Lynnfield. The MarketStreet Rink offers public skating 7 days a week...

    Women of Essex - Stories to Share

    Come learn come great stories about the women of Essex Massachusetts at this FREE exhibit open through Winter 2018
    Discover the interesting lives of women who lived in Essex! This exhibit – the first of its kind in Essex – expands our understanding of the women of Essex and the ways they have influenced our town and reflected the larger story of women’s history.
    7:30 am to 3:30 pm

    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

    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

    XYZT: A Journey in 4 Dimensions at PEM - Salem

    Peabody Essex Museum in Salem MA. Family friendly arts and culture North of Boston
    Journey through nature and activate the senses as you explore mathematical paradoxes, typographical illusions and metaphors in motion in our new digital exhibition, XYZT: A Journey in 4 Dimensions, opening Saturday, October 14, 2017.
    10:00 am to 5:00 pm

    Dog Friendly Shops at MarketStreet Lynnfield

    Dog Friendly Shops and Restaurants at MarketStreet Lynnfield
    Animal lovers will be glad to learn MarketStreet Lynnfield has over 40 shops and restaurants that are dog-friendly. Use #PupsOfMarketStreet on social media when you are there with your four-legged friend to get a free treat at PolkaDog Bakery. Enjoy!
    10:00 am to 9:00 pm

    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

    AJH: Mother & Baby Support Classes: Haverhill

    Mother & Baby Support Groups at Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport MA
    Mother & Baby Groups Anna Jaques is pleased to offer free group classes for all mothers in our community to provide support, encouragement and advice on parenthood and questions that arise after going home. Formerly named Lactation Support Groups, the Mother & Baby Group is facilitated by a...
    10:30 am to 12:00 pm

    Wednesday, January 24

    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

    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

    XYZT: A Journey in 4 Dimensions at PEM - Salem

    Peabody Essex Museum in Salem MA. Family friendly arts and culture North of Boston
    Journey through nature and activate the senses as you explore mathematical paradoxes, typographical illusions and metaphors in motion in our new digital exhibition, XYZT: A Journey in 4 Dimensions, opening Saturday, October 14, 2017.
    10:00 am to 5:00 pm

    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

    PEM Pals

    PEM has a story time in the museum just for kids under 5! Salem, Massachusetts
    Heather Tharpe, also known as the Toddler Whisperer, leads the weekly interactive programs at Peabody Essex Museum PEM Pals with songs, movement, music, art, books and hands-on activities is designed specifically for presc
    10:30 am to 11:30 am

    Akropolis Reed Quintet at Shalin Liu

    The Akropolis Quintet will perform a FREE Family concert at the Shalin Liu Center in Rockport Massachusetts
    The Akropolis Reed Quintet was founded in 2009 at the University of Michigan and is the first ever ensemble of its makeup to win a Fischoff Gold Medal (2014), Grand Prize at the Plowman and MTNA national competitions, and 6 national chamber music prizes in total. Hailed by Fanfare for its “...
    7:00 pm

    Thursday, January 25

    MarketStreet Lynnfield Outdoor Ice Skating

    Outdoor Ice Skating Fun at MarketStreet Lynnfield
    Lace up your skates and enjoy the beauty of the New England outdoors this winter season! From mid-November 2017 through February 2018, one of the most popular ice skating experiences in New England can be found at MarketStreet Lynnfield. The MarketStreet Rink offers public skating 7 days a week...

    Pick Up Gift Cards at MarketStreet Lynnfield

    MarketStreet Gift Card are here.
    With over 80 stores and restaurants, the MarketStreet Gift Card allows you to give the perfect gift.

    ECGA Screening of 'Tomorrow'

    Essex County Greenbelt Association screens the film 'Tomorrow'
    The Essex County Greenbelt Association invites you to aa screening of the critically acclaimed film 'Tomorrow'. Tomorrow is a hugely positive, affirming and inspirational film, exploring creative solutions in the field of food, energy, transport, economics and education. It visits permaculture...

    Women of Essex - Stories to Share

    Come learn come great stories about the women of Essex Massachusetts at this FREE exhibit open through Winter 2018
    Discover the interesting lives of women who lived in Essex! This exhibit – the first of its kind in Essex – expands our understanding of the women of Essex and the ways they have influenced our town and reflected the larger story of women’s history.
    7:30 am to 3:30 pm
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