North Andover

North Andover Massachusetts

Father's Day Bluegrass Bash

Come Enjoy Fathers Day at the Trustees of Reservatios' Stevens-Coolidge Estate. Trustees Stevens Coolidge Estate in North Andover featuring bluegrass music by Damn Tall Buildings!

Join the The Trustees of Reservations and get outside with your family this Father’s Day and celebrate Dad at the Father’s Day Bluegrass Bash at The Stevens-Coolidge Place. There will be a bluegrass band (Damn Tall Buildings - read below about band) for all to enjoy from 5-7PM. The Ipswich Ale Beer Truck will be on site to indulge in some Fathers Day drinks. Food will also be available to purchase to have a wonderful Fathers Day dinner in a beautiful setting while listening to music. Lawn games will be set up around the grounds, such as bocce, badminton and bean bag toss. Bring lawn chairs or picnic blankets and make this the best Fathers Day ever!

When: 
Sunday, June 18, 2017 4-7pm

A Pond a Week at Harold Parker

Discover what creatures live in New England Ponds at Harold Parker State Forest! Photo ©Bill O'Connor

Let’s discover what lives in our tranquil New England ponds by exploring Stearns Pond. Harold Parker has 11 ponds, 9 of which were created by the CCC. Learn their function and importance. Wear appropriate hiking shoes. It is recommended that you bring water, insect repellent and sun screen. Appropriate for all ages, must be able to walk several miles. Meet at the Nature Center in the campground. Meets at the Nature Center.

When: 
Mondays through June 2016 10-11:30am

Flower Cupcake Workshop

They say spring showers bring May flowers, but we love flowers all year long at Taste Buds Kitchen. Great for your budding baker and expert alike. Attend this workshop and learn the trick to making a perfect cupcake and our oh-so-fancy flowers! We promise, it'€™s easier than it looks. This class is with caregiver.

Taste Buds Kitchen
14 High Street
North Andover, MA 01845

When: 
Saturday, June 11, 2016 from 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Stevens to Stevens Coffee Walk

Walk the Stevens to Stevens trail at the Trustees Stevens Coolidge Estate in North Andover!

Looking for great coffee, great company, and a great chance to get active outdoors? Join the The Trustees of Reservations the first Saturday of each month at the Stevens-Coolidge Place for coffee and tea, followed by a social walk of the Stevens to Stevens trail, an easy 2.5 mile trip out and back. Come with friends and family, or meet new friends who share a love for nature. We will meet in the parking lot located across from the Stevens Coolidge Place on Chestnut Street.

    When: 
    First Saturday Monthly, 9-11am

    Children's Tour of the Stevens Coolidge House

    Children's Tour of the Trustees of Reservations Stevens-Coolidge House in North Andover

    May is Historic Preservation month and we are celebrating by offering Preservation focused programs throughout the month. May 4th and 14th, join the The Trustees of Reservations with your family for a NEW tour offering of the Stevens-Coolidge House. This hands-on family friendly tour will bring the past to life for you and your child. Stories, photos, and objects allow kids to consider differences and similarities between the past and today.

    When: 
    Thursday, July 7 & 21, 2016 3-3:45PM
    Thursday, August 4, 2016 3-3:45PM
    Friday, August 12, 2016 3-3:45PM

    Garden Scavenger Hunt Challenge

    Garden Scavenger Hunt ChallengeCome to a Scavenger Hunt at the Stevens-Coolidge Place in North Andover

    Join the The Trustees of Reservations or some family fun this April Vacation week! We’ve got activities all week long! On Friday we will close out the week of activities with a scavenger hunt challenge in the gardens. Work together with your child to follow clues through the gardens and discover hidden treasures among the plants.

      When: 
      Friday, April 22, 2014 10am-Noon

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      MarketStreet Lynnfield Outdoor Ice Skating

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