Sparhawk School is proud to present the classic holiday play, It's A Wonderful Life. This film adaptation is directed by Robert Delibero, Sparhawk teacher and seasoned actor and director, and performed by Sparhawk School students and alumni.
Miss Lisa of the Joppa Flats Education Center visits Amesbury Public Library each month for a 1 hour program focused on pre-schoolers! Participants will be engaged, excited, and learning about all kinds of things in nature. Each program is an hour long and includes hands-on activities, group role play, and fun take homes. Register for each program separately.
Sparhawk's PreK & Kindergarten programs are designed to build a love & excitement for learning through academically strong experiential programming. Children age four and five years learn by doing in a resource rich habitat designed especially for early elementary learners. Weekly curriculum includes integrated arts & music programming, math, science, literacy and Mandarin Chinese as their foreign language.
Amesbury Public Library invites teens to their Summer Fan Fiction workshop series! What is fanfiction? Fanfiction refers to stories produced by fans based on plot lines and characters from either a single source text or multiple sources; these fan-created narratives often take the pre-existing storyworld in a new, sometimes bizarre, direction. While the activities of fans may take many forms, writing stories deriving from one or more source texts has long been the most popular way of showing their passion for a particular fictional universe. For 7th-12th grade.
Join Amesbury Public Library to plant your own garden to take home! The Topsfield Fair has donated Growums garden kits to the library! Choose from one of 4 garden types and use magically expanding soil to plant for different herbs or vegetables. Keep track on your garden online and learn more about planting, plant growth and gardens. There's a limited supply of GrowUms kits available - 1st come, 1st served.
Visit the Salisbury Point Railroad Historical Society for Trails & Sails 2017! Salisbury Point Station was originally built by the Eastern Railroad in 1870 and has since been totally restored. Our Water Street "museum" houses artifacts and Railroad "Memorabilia" as well as a collection of historic photographs dating from the early 1800's to the late 1970's. We also maintain and run seven model railroad layouts, in a variety of gauges. Visitors are invited to drive some of the trains (especially Thomas)!
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.
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.
The APL invites parents to a three session workshop focusing on the goals and needs of a developing teen, fostering cooperation and responsibility, setting limits and problem solving. Registration is required. When you register for one program you are registered for all three sessions. Contact Margie Walker.