Marblehead, Massachusetts 01945

Halloween Party & Parade at Abbot Library

Young children and their caregivers are invited to a Halloween Party at Abbot Li

The Abbot Public Library invites young children to come in costume to our library party with an indoor parade. There will be Halloween story time, a special Halloween craft, snacks, a treat bag, and a walk around the library building to show costumes and collect treats. The younger winners of the Guess How Much the Pumpkin Weighs will also be announced. Come enjoy our indoor Halloween party!

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 10:15-11:30am

Word Girl Visits Cohen Hillel Academy

Word Girl visits to Cohen Hillel Academy

Come meet WORD GIRL at Cohen Hillel Academy! Meet your favorite crime-fighting superhero who defends truth and justice… one word at a time!
Pose for a picture with Word Girl and screen a brand new episode!
Word Girl fans, ages 3 – 6 are welcome.
RSVP’s appreciated to or 781-639-2880.

Sunday, October 20, 2013 1:00 - 3:00PM

Spriit of '76 Abbot Hall Tour

The famous painting 'The Spirit of '76' by Archibald Willard

Did you know the famous painting The Spirit of '76 painting resides at Abbot Hall in Marblehead? Take this tour of Abbot Hall as part of Trails & Sails 2017 and explore Marblehead's history in the early American Revolution. WPA Murals showing highlights of the town's history from the 1600s to modern times are a priceless social and artistic heritage from the 1930s national W.P.A. (Works Progress / Projects Administration) program for artists and workers' relief. A wide array of the town’s collections are always on display when Abbot Hall is open. Images & info on the newly redesigned website

Fridays & Saturdays, September 15-23, 2017 10am-5pm

Marblehead Maritime Festival

Marblehead celebrates it's maritime heritage during a festival in August 2013!

For four days in August, Thursday, August 8th to Sunday, August 11, Marblehead will celebrate it's Maritime Heritage with the Marblehead Maritime Festival! Fun exhibits and events are planned for the weekend including a classic yacht regatta, Maritime exhibits, vendors, boat builders, artists food, music, live entertainment, harbor tours and lots of great family friendly activities on and around the water!

August 8 - 11, 2013. The Schedule varies each day - Check the website for details.

Marblehead Children's Center News

Marblehead Children's Center Open House serving children from infancy to kinderg

Marblehead Children's Center has a summer of fun planned for children ages 9 months to school age. This exceptional preschool offers flexible scheduling, highly engaged and qualified teachers and professional staff.

NAEYC accredited program/High Quality curriculum. Marblehead Children's Center has recently received reaccreditation from NAEYC. The National Association of Education for the Young Child is an agency which does a comprehensive study of Early Childhood programs across the nation. In order to be accredited by NAEYC the center must maintain certain criteria and meet the standards of this agency.

PMC Marblehead Kids Ride 2013

Kids are encouraged to ride their bikes to raise money for the Pan Mass Challeng

The Pan-Mass Challenge Marblehead Kids Ride will be one of 35 PMC Kids Rides held in neighborhoods throughout New England and beyond. Through the PMC Kids Rides program, nearly 6,000 cyclists between the ages of two and 15 will ride between one and 26 miles in mini-bike-a-thons to raise money for cancer research.

Saturday, June 8, 2013 from 3 - 5:15 p.m.

Marblehead High School Senior Art Show

Come see the Marblehead High School Senior Art Show at Abbot Library

Come to the Abbot Public Library May 9 – June 2 to step into Marblehead's own version of the Van Gogh's Starry Night. This inspired theme will be the backdrop for this year’s Marblehead High School's Annual Senior Art Show. The show will exhibit different media, from photographs to busts to paintings, all created by the students of the class of 2016. Many of the pieces have won awards in art competitions and are truly spectacular to look upon. The opening night reception will be on Monday, May 16, from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm in the Abbot's art gallery.


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