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.
Essex National Heritage Area sites offer over 150 free family fun events over two weekends each September for the annual celebration of TRAILS & SAILS. Participants can hike, bike, paddle, stroll or sail through the region and Essex National Heritage Area will provide a passport to fun and adventure. It’s all FREE and it’s all located within the 34 cities and towns of Essex County. You can read more about it Trails & Sails 2018
Visit the Salisbury Point Railroad Historical Society for Trails & Sails 2018! 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)!
The Amesbury Public Library 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.
The Amesbury Public Library invites teens and their parents to college application workshop presented by local Attorney Priscilla Arnott. This presentation is focused on the admission process, school visits, how to apply and more. Start planning today and get a head start on your strategies for finding the best schools to fit your goals. Register online or contact Margie Walker at the library.
The Amesbury Public Library invites tweens and teens in grades 7-12 to a henna tattoo workshop with artist Mandy Roberge. Get ready for Anime Boston with a perfect temporary tattoo. Bring your own design, or pick one of the many that Mandy has on hand. You won't want to miss the fun! No registration required! Contact Margie Walker for more info.
The Amesbury Public Library is happy to have Ross back for the winter! Join us for sing alongs and action songs played on the guitar! This is great for the whole family from the littlest baby to the wiggliest preschooler.
Registration is not required.
The Amesbury Public Library wants kids to come enjoy stories about Christmas and Hanukkah and sing some songs to get you in the warm holiday spirit! After the stories we'll create with a tasty cookie decorating session! All kids need to bring is their imagination. The whole family is invited! No registration required!
Come to the The G.A.R. Memorial Library for a live animal presentation of animals that dig! These animals will be presented for up-close and personal visits with the audience by this family owned business specializing in environmental and animal education. Because they are so unique and good natured, many of The Creature Teachers’ animals have been on national television shows.
Join Newburyport Public Library to plant your own garden to take home! The Topsfield Fair has donated Growums garden kits for kids to use to create their own herb or vegetable garden! 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. This program is for families: parents/guardians need to be present.
The Relay For Life of Amesbury is hosting a "Disco Dance Night" to benefit the American Cancer Society. Admission includes an ice cream soda, featuring soda courtesy of Vermettes Supermarket & home made ice cream, courtesy of Just the Wright Place for Ice Cream in Stratham.