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North Andover Massachusetts

Tulip Festival Open House

Come enjoy the fantastic tulip display in the gardens at the Trustees of Reservations Stevens-Coolidge Place. Photo: John O'Neill

Come enjoy the exquisite Tulip display at The Stevens-Coolidge Place. The historic house will also be open which will provide a window into the history of a simple farm house turned elegant country estate. Not only will select rooms of the house be open to explore but there will also be an exhibition of Stevens-Coolidge Place inspired artwork for sale by local artists Ana Smyth, Mary Gimon and Francisco Colom.

When: 
Saturday, May 6, 2017 10am-2pm

Illumination Nights at the Stevens-Coolidge Estate

Come to the Stevens Coolidge Place for Illumination Nights!

Join The Trustees of Reservations at the Stevens-Coolidge Place for Illumintation Nights! Come one, come all and see the splendor of our illuminated winter gardens. Many holidays and festivals are based on lights, some even being called a Festival of Lights, like Diwali for Hinduism, Sikhism, and Jainism, and Hanukah for Judaism. Christianity also celebrates using lights, seen on a Christmas tree or in a snowcapped windowsill.

When: 
Fridays-Sundays, December 8-23, 2017 5-7pm

Leaf Hunt at Stevens-Coolidge Estate

Come join the fun with the Trustees on a leaf hunt at the Stevens Coolidge Place in North Andover! Photo: Bill O'Connor

Join The Trustees of Reservations at the Stevens Coolidge Place for a fall outdoor adventure. The garden is full of discoveries and changes with the changing season. Enjoy a scavenger hunt through the gardens, nature journaling or story time on the lawn and collect leaves for making celebratory fall crowns to take home.

    When: 
    Sunday, November 12, 2017 10am-Noon

    Scavenger Hunt Challenge at Stevens Coolidge Place

    Come to the Election Day Scavenger Hunt at the Stevens-Coolidge Estate in North Andover

    Looking for something fun to do while school is out for election day? Come by the Stevens-Coolidge Place for a Scavenger Hunt Challenge! Work together with your child to follow clues through the gardens and discover hidden treasures among the plants. Win prizes and learn some fun facts about the property as you hunt. 

      When: 
      Tuesday, November 8, 2016 10am-Noon

      Flower Fairy Festival

      Don your wings, grab your crowns or cloaks and come say farewell to our garden season with this celebration of the Flower Fairies and Elves that keep our gardens in bloom all summer long. Borrow a bag to collect natural materials and then build a magical home on the grounds for these beloved creatures. Stop by our craft table and create your very own wand, the single most important tool a fairy or elf can own!  Enjoy storytimes starting every half hour that explore fantasy and the magical realm of nature and end the day by leaving a letter of well wishes at the fairy post office.

      When: 
      Sunday, October 15, 2017 10am-12pm

      Pumpkin Trail at Coolidge Stevens Estate

      Come to the Stevens Coolidge Place for a fun night along the Pumpkin Trail!

      Join The Trustees of Reservations at the Stevens-Coolidge Place for a Pumpkin Trail for a magical treat! You will be led along our pumpkin-lit garden trail where local nocturnal woodland creatures will emerge to share their stories and educate families in a fun and unique way. This is a non-scary event for all ages! Tours will be leaving every 10 minutes. Costumes welcomed! Reservations encouraged.

        When: 
        Saturday, October 28, 2017 5-8PM
        Sunday, October 29, 2017 5-8PM

        Endless Summer Picnic Concert at The Stevens-Coolidge Place

        Enjoy and evening concert with your family at the Stevens Coolidge Place with the Trustees of Reservations!

        End the summer with a bang at this exciting outdoor concert at The Stevens-Coolidge Place in collaboration with Crossroads Music Series! Enjoy a meal and drink from our food, hard cider and beer vendors as you listen to the "hits you've never heard of" from the band, The Country Hits, followed by Cuban Roots, Rock & Reggae Fusion band, Los Sugar Kings.  This is a full day of family fun and music with a festival vibe, sure to bring you back to those carefree summer days and get your feet moving.

        When: 
        Sunday, September 24, 2017 2-6PM

        Flower Crown Making

        Come to the Stevens-Coolidge Estate to learn how to make flower crowns with flowers picked from the gardens!

        Join the The Trustees of Reservations at the Stevens-Coolidge Estate, cut your own flowers at our Flower Fields Cutting Garden and then use them to create a beautiful flower crown. We will have all the supplies and instructions you need to learn how to make a beautiful floral crown of your own design. Participants of all ages encouraged to attend!

          When: 
          Saturdays & Sundays, September thru September 30, 2017 2-4pm

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          MarketStreet Lynnfield Outdoor Ice Skating

          Outdoor Ice Skating Fun at MarketStreet Lynnfield
          Lace up your skates and enjoy the beauty of the New England outdoors this winter season! From mid-November 2017 through February 2018, one of the most popular ice skating experiences in New England can be found at MarketStreet Lynnfield. The MarketStreet Rink offers public skating 7 days a week...

          Goddard School Touring Tuesday

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          9:00 am to 5:00 pm

          Kindness Rocks Garden at MarketStreet Lynnfield

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          10:00 am to 9:00 pm

          MFA: Mark Rothko: Reflection

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          Dog Friendly Shops at MarketStreet Lynnfield

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          XYZT: A Journey in 4 Dimensions at PEM - Salem

          Peabody Essex Museum in Salem MA. Family friendly arts and culture North of Boston
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          10:00 am to 5:00 pm

          AJH: Mother & Baby Support Class - Newburyport

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          10:00 am to 11:45 am

          Arts and Crafts for Little Ones with Colleen Apostolos-Marsh

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          10:15 am to 11:15 am

          Enchanted Christmas Village - Avon

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          11:00 am to 4:00 pm

          Discount Tickets Boston Mayor's Holiday by Highland Street

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          12:00 pm to 11:00 pm

          Holiday Children's Party at Castle Hill

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          4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

          Wednesday, December 13

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          Take a stroll through The Enchanted Village, a true New England tradition. Plus, take a picture with Santa and top it all off with a Jordan's Furniture blueberry muffin! The Spirit of Boston’s Holidays Throughout the 1960's and into the 1970's, Jordan Marsh displayed the Enchanted Village in its...
          11:00 am to 4:00 pm

          Discount Tickets Boston Mayor's Holiday by Highland Street

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          Running now through New Year’s Day, Mayor’s Holiday Special is a two-month celebration of Greater Boston’s performing arts, featuring thousands of discount tickets to over 500 holiday performances through BosTix, plus dining deals and free festivities.
          12:00 pm to 11:00 pm

          AJH: Mother & Baby Newborns: 0-3 Months

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          2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

          Pokemon Club at Essex Library

          Pokemon Club in Essex public Library in Massachusetts.
          TOHP Burnham Public Library invites kids of all ages to the 3rd floor for some Pokemon fun!  Indulge in your love of all things Pokemon, chat with other enthusiasts, trade cards, play the game and have a blast!
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          Stargazing at Mendel Observatory

          Come to Mendel Observatory for stargazing sessions every Wednesday night.
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          Thursday, December 14

          MarketStreet Lynnfield Outdoor Ice Skating

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          Sing & Dance with the Music Man

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          10:00 am to 10:45 am

          Dog Friendly Shops at MarketStreet Lynnfield

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          10:00 am to 9:00 pm

          Kindness Rocks Garden at MarketStreet Lynnfield

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          10:00 am to 9:00 pm

          MFA: Mark Rothko: Reflection

          Museum of Fine Art Mark Rothko Exhibit
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          10:00 am to 4:00 pm
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