Manchester, Massachusetts 01944

Mad Science with Kate at MPL

Attention, junior scientists! The Mad Scientist is performing amazing scientific experiments and more! It’s not magic… it’s SCIENCE

Your child is invited to experience the world of science through hands-on experiments that are designed to both spark their interest and expand their knowledge!

  • For grades 1-5.
  • Please register in advance with Miss Kate at 978-526-2016 or
  • Hosted at the Chapel of First Parish Church located next to the library.
Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.

Musical Storytime - Little Herons Program at Brookwood School

Musical Story Time for 3 to 5 year olds, offered by Brookwood School librarian Shelia Geraty and music teacher Alex Edwards, will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on January 8,15, 22, and 29.

RSVP to Kate Fuge at 978-526-4500.

Friday, January 8, 2016 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Friday, January 15, 2016 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Friday, January 22, 2016 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Friday, January 29, 2016 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Festival of the Trees by the Sea

Celebrate the start of the Christmas Season in downtown Manchester, Mass!

As part of the Christmas-by-the-Sea celebrations in Manchester, the Festival of the Trees is an enchanted forest of Christmas trees on the town green in Manchester by-the-Sea decorated by community groups and local businesses. The trees are put up the weekend after Thanksgiving and stay lit just past New Years for all to enjoy through the holidays!  Come visit downtown Manchester and get into the Spirit of the Holidays!

Daily through January 6, 2017

Little Explorers Enrichment Program at Brookwood School

Brookwood School things to do for preschool children.

Join us at Brookwood School on Tuesday mornings in October for an adventure complete with music, crafts and outdoor exploration. Taught by Brookwood faculty Andrew Luman (Music) and Sarah Shea (Science), children will use their senses to discover and enjoy the beauty of nature.

These 1-hour classes are held in our science gym, as well as around the pond, streams, fields and forests on our campus as weather permits.

Little Herons classes for 3- to 5-year-olds are free and family-friendly. Parents and children are welcome to attend one or multiple sessions. Class size is limited.

Tuesdays, October 3, 10, 17, and 24 from 10-11 a.m.

Brookwood School Speaker Series: Dr. Jennifer Bryan

Brookwood School, Manchester MA

Celebrating its fifth year anniversary, Brookwood’s 4 to 14 Speaker Series: Parenting Elementary School Kids is pleased to welcome writers of note who will once again speak to parents on issues of parenting, raising healthy children, and navigating the ups and downs of family life. Mark your calendars for our second speaker of the 4 to 14 anniversary season, on February 10, 2016, for an evening with Dr. Jennifer Bryan who will discuss the topics of gender, sexual identity, and helping our kids navigate gender stereotypes. Tickets are $10 and are now on sale.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 7 p.m.


Manchester Festival by the Sea celebrates art on Cape Ann and the local bounty of Artistry.

Festival by the Sea has been rain-dated!  See the new date/time below. An annual event hosted by the Manchester Division of the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce, this all-day extravaganza taps into the long-line of local talent with musical and artistic performers alike. Visitors can take in the sights of Masconomo Park while surveying the art and handcrafted items from some of the finest talent assembled. Celebrating locally grown art, music and food in downtown Manchester-by-the-Sea, this all day event will highlight not only the idyllic beauty of Cape Ann but also the incredible talent for which the area has become synonymous.

Rain Date: Sunday, August 6, 2017 10am-6pm

Summer at Brookwood 2017

Summer Programs at Brookwood School in Manchester Massachusetts

Summer at Brookwood is a coeducational summer camp for students entering Pre-Kindergarten through grade nine. Summer at Brookwood creates a fun and supportive environment in which students thrive in athletics, enrichment and the arts. Kids develop friendships, the body, the mind and the imagination. Our summer camp staff - many of them Brookwood teachers, coaches, and alumni - are 100% committed to fostering a fun, safe, and exciting environment for your child.


Red, White & Blue Pancake Breakfast

Pancake Breakfast at Tuck's Point Manchester Ma for Families

The Annual Red, White & Blue Pancake Breakfast at Tuck's Point will feature live music, pony rides, a great breakfast and more at the beautiful seaside setting of Tuck's Point! The Manchester-Essex Rotary Club invites families to enjoy pancakes topped with strawberries, blueberries, and whipped cream, scrambled eggs, bacon, home fries, coffee, milk, and juice! Live Dixieland music and free pony rides will excite and entertain the kids! Proceeds support the Club's scholarship program and community service projects in Manchester and Essex.

Saturday, July 2, 2016 from 7-11 a.m


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