The Haverhill Farmers Market mission is to provide access to farm-fresh products and promote local agriculture, as well as serve as a social gathering place to encourage a vibrant and connected community. This family-friendly market also includes food demonstrations, local music and children’s activities. In partnership with the Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce, Team Haverhill provides the volunteer assistance to this important community institution.
Come to Haverhill Massachusetts for the Annual Intertribal Pow-Wow! Sponsored by the Massachusetts Center for Native American Awareness, this festival is a showcase for traditional Native American culture including dance, music, storytelling, craft making, singing, tipi building, native foods, interactive games and more. Bring the family, learn about the culture of the Native American tribes that existed here prior to European settlers arriving, and enjoy the beautiful setting of Plug Pond in Haverhill!
Families will enjoy a creative afternoon of great food and activities for all ages! Located in the Riverfront Cultural District of Haverhill the event will include a full day of live music, local theater, dance performances, and family-friendly entertainment. This year's theme is Candy Land! There will be many fun and interactive activities including face painting, sand art, martial arts and much more! A highlight of the day's event will include the "Haverhill Idol" competition. Finalists in the Junior and Senior divisions will compete to be the next "Haverhill Idol."
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.
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 Lactation Consultant/Registered Nurse to support every woman’s mothering experience.
You do not need to be a breastfeeding mom to enjoy this group. All aspects of mothering are discussed. Guest speakers will present periodically on topics such as car seat safety, infant nutrition, and infant growth & development. Drop-ins welcome!
Mother & Baby: Newburyport & Haverhill
This group meets on Tuesdays from 10:00am-11:45am at Anna Jaques and at 2 Water Street in Haverhill on Thursdays from 10:30am-12:00pm. Guest speakers present periodically on topics such as car seat safety, infant nutrition, and infant growth and development.
No registration needed, open to all mothers and babies.
Join Essex County Ghost Project on a FREE guided ghost tour of Hilldale Cemetary - one of the Merrimack Valley's most active cemeteries as part of Trails & Sails 2017. Join us for a weekend of paranormal enlightenment! Join us for a weekend of paranormal enlightenment! On Friday night there will be an equipment class to learn how to use some of the tools we use today. After the class, tour one of the most haunted cemeteries in New England. On Saturday night the 16th join local EVP specialist Karen Mossey as she discusses EVPS.On the 22nd NEPA will lead the tour around the cemetery followed by an energy circle .On the 23 local author and Spirt Chaser will be presenting her new book and talking about some of her experiences.. After the presentation we will take a paranormal walk around the cemetery.
New England Tractor Championship pull off at Crescent Farms, Bradford MA. Put on by Essex County Tractor & Crescent Farms. You like to show off your fancy car? These farmers like to show off their tractors!! Tractor Pull open to the public Admission is FREE
Imagine the biggest puzzle you’ve ever seen. Now imagine a day in the sunshine with your friends or family. Now add an adventure that takes teamwork and memory skills. All these things and more can be found at Crescent Farms Corn Maze. Crescent Farm Corn Maze trails cut into 9 acres of corn. Inside the tall field of corn, we have cut several walking paths, creating a Maze with only one way in and one way out. Visitors can enjoy getting lost in the maze’s twisting turns and dead ends trap!
At the Kimball Farm Corn Maze all are welcome to come and enjoy the challenge of finding your way through the winding corn field maze. The design this year is full of crazy angles and is sure to be a fun challenge. Have no fear, there will be clues along the way. There will also be Hay Rides, Pony rides, a Giant Slide, tables for picnicing, and the store will be open.
The Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that this year’s Kid’s ArtsFEST will be bigger and more interactive for 2016! The Kid’s ArtsFest event which is held in downtown Haverhill annually has been scheduled for Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 11 to 4 PM and will sprawl along Washington Street, Washington Square and Merrimack Street. Last year 8k-10k attendees visited chamber booths, and downtown retail locations and participated in family oriented activities during the 2015 Kids ArtsFEST. This year we are expecting 10k visitors and are stepping up to bring even more activity, art and fun to festival goers!
Monday, August 20
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