Visit Lowell’s Boat Shop on thei Trails & Sails 2018! Founded in 1793, Lowell's Boat Shop is the oldest continuously operating wooden boat shop in the United States. Now a National Historic Landmark, Lowell's continues to build wooden boats in the traditional method. Located on the banks of the Merrimack River in Amesbury, Lowell's will be welcoming guests to learn more about its unique history and the craft of wooden boat building as it was practiced then and continues to be today.
Come join the Lake Gardener Improvement Association for a guided, narrated hike of the Powow Hill Conservation Area -- the highest peak on the Essex County coast! Our "sensory hike" mirrors the growing movement of what is known as "Forest Bathing", which is essentially taking the time to use your senses to mindfully soak in the nature around you as you explore.
Come join the Lake Gardener Improvement Association for a twilight paddle on Lake Gardner! Flat water paddling awaits as the sun sets from behind Whittier Hill, site of a recent Greenbelt preservation effort. This is a BYOB...bring your own boat event. Bring your own kayak! Capacity: 12
Come to Flatbread Pizza - Amesbury for great wood-fired, home-made flatbread pizza and help Theater in the Open raise funds for their programs! Theater in the Open is dedicated to developing theater skills in kids and young adults for the benefit of the community. Most of their performances are free of charge and are usually performed on-site at Maudslay State Park in Newburyport by local talent. Come enjoy some pizza and help this great community resource continue its mission of developing local talent and creating social bonds through the performing arts!
APL hosts Imajine That's 'Magnetic Personality'! Explore the power of magnets with a variety of activities that test their strength! Imajine That from Lawrence, MA brings the fun to us with a wonderful science program. Ages 3 to 6 are welcome! Registration is required.
APL hosts 'Imajine That Presents: Science Explorers: Let it Snow!' Kids will learn about that wacky thing called snow. What is snow? What is it made out of? What happens when you bring snow inside? We'll also make a pipe cleaner snowflake craft to take home! Ages 4 to 6 years old. Registration is required.
Come on down and see what you can build with Lego! Can you make a character from your favorite book? Or a scene from it? There will be bins of Lego out to play with all morning and all ages are welcome to come in (we encourage families to build together!) Registration is not required.
Always wanted to know how to read the night sky? Come Star Gazing with the North Shore Amateur Astronomy Club to enjoy outdoor night sky observation. See open clusters, planetary nebulae, and galaxies millions of light years away. Telescopes provided on site.
Friday, September 21
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