Please join the Head of Brookwood Lower School, Nancy Evans, on Friday, January 31 at 9:30 for a panel discussion with Brookwood Lower School faculty members. Katie Alexander, Kindergarten, Sarah Dawe, Grade 1, Elise Koretz, Grade 2, Jen Cunningham Butler, Grade 3. The discussion will be located in the new Lower School classroom. For information, contact the Admissions Office 978-526-4500.
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Brookwood is pleased to announce the second speaker of this year’s 4 to 14 Speaker Series is Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair, a psychologist and clinical instructor in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, who will discuss her latest book, The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age . Steiner- Adair has appeared on The Today Show, Good Morning America, The Discovery Channel, CNN, and PBS stations nationwide.
Frances Wosmek, children’s book writer and illustrator, will be sharing one of the first books she ever wrote or published for children at the Manchester Public Library on Tuesday, January 14th, 1:30 PM for Preschool Story Time.
Manchester Public Library proudly hosts a The Pajamas of My Dreams special pajama storytime & pajama drive to benefit Cradles to Crayons. "Pajamas of My Dreams” is a beautifully illustrated book that combines the hopefulness and high aspirations of children with a mission of providing warm pajamas for all.
Teens are invited to a fun, hands-on cooking class with cookbook author Anna Tourkakis.
Participants will prepare and then enjoy a delicious and healthy dinner featuring: Greens with Black Grapes and Farmers Cheese, Vegetarian Quesadillas, and Caramelized Apple Slices with Ginger and Chocolate Drizzle.
This week's movie FRIDAY NIGHT MOVIE NIGHT at Manchester Athletic Club will feature Polar Express . Drop off the kids (ages 3 - 13 years old) for a night at the movies with pizza and juice served for dinner. Go enjoy some free time while the kids have a blast together, and pick them up tired and ready for a good night's sleep!
As part of the Christmas-by-the-Sea celebrations in Manchester there will be a Christmas concert at the First Parish Church and the tree lighting ceremony at Manchester Town Green immediately after the concert. This is also the kickoff of Manchester's Festival of the Trees by the Sea. Come enjoy the community spirit of the holidays and make lasting Holiday memories for your children!
Come to the the annual Jingle Bell Walk in Manchester! Santa will arrive at Masconomo Park by boat at 1pm. The jolly man will lead children on a Jingle Bell Walk to the Manchester Community Center, where there will be a miniature petting zoo, a craft activity, face painting, entertainment with Mrs. Claus and delicious refreshments. Everyone will get a chance to meet Santa and take pictures, so come join in the Holiday fun in Manchester!
The Manchester Public Library Enter the World of the Wise Fool, and take an inspiring journey to Medieval times and an uproarious performance. To allow for ample space, we will be at the Chapel next door (First Parish) but return to the library for hot cider and cookies following. This delightful holiday event is sponsored by the Friends of the Manchester Public Library during Manchester’s Christmas-by-the-Sea Weekend. Cider and cookies to follow, in the Library. Pick up a Free ticket in the Children's Room, the day of the event or you can call/email to register with Sara Collins!