Rockport, Massachusetts 01966

World Fish Migration Day in Rockport

Eels travel 1000's of miles to spawn at Millbrook Park in Rockport

The public will be introduced to the eels of Millbrook, the site of Rockport’s first European-American residents and the center of their early industry. With the help of the Millbrook Meadow Conservancy and Rockport High School students, Eric Hutchins, of the NOAA Fisheries Restoration Center, will provide a tour of Rockport, Massachusett's historic Millbrook.  

Saturday, May 24, 2014 from 9-10am

A Petting Zoo of Musical Instruments

Rockport MA Shalin Liu Performance Center

Experience an “Instrument Petting Zoo” and get a chance to learn first-hand about a variety of instruments at Shalin Liu Performance Center! The Instrument Petting Zoo is an opportunity for curious kids & adults to see, hear, and touch the instruments seen on the stage at the Shalin Liu Performance Center and instruments they may play in beginning band or orchestra.

Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 10 a.m.

Old Time Carnival

Old time Carnival in Rockport MA, Cape Ann

On Sunday, June 8, Sandy Bay Preschool is hosting Old Time Carnival at Millbrook Meadow on Sunday, June 8, 2014.

This family event will entertain kids of all ages with bouncy ball races, juggling, big ball croquet, Hula hoop contests, a balloon artist, and many more fun carnival activities.

To purchase tickets in advance, please email
Cash, check or charge accepted.

Sunday, June 8, 2014 from 1-4 p.m.

Under The Sea Pajama Party

Under The Sea Pajama Party to support Sandy Bay Preschool

Sandy Bay Preschool invites the community to a family event filled with games, crafts, and raffles. Children are encouraged to wear their favorite pajamas and bring a sleeping bag for a showing of hometown favorite, Finding Nemo!

Pizza, snacks & family friendly drinks will be available for purchase. Picnics are welcome but no alcohol please.

Friday, May 2, 2014: Crafts, Games & Raffle 5:30 p.m.; Movie at 6:15 p.m.

Earth Day Coastal Clean Up

Earthday for shoreline cleanups at Halibut Point and Coolidge Point Reservation!

The Trustees of Reservations invites you and your kids to come out to one of their most spectacular coastal reservations to celebrate Earth Day 2014. Take this opportunity to teach your children the benefits of stewardship and to have a great time as a family.  At Halibut Point State Park and/or the Coolidge Point Reservation, your help is needed cleaning up the shoreline, building a bird box or a boardwalk, or simply drinking in the beauty of our special places. Call for details. Please register in advance!

Saturday, April 19, 2014 10am-12noon

Ghostlight Chorus at Shalin Liu

Ghostlight Chorus will perfrom FREE at Rockport's Shalin Liu Performance Center!

Ghostlight Chorus is an exceptional 16-member chamber choir who performs a varied repertoire of sacred and secular a cappella compositions from the 16th to the 21st centuries. Their performances range from cathedrals to concert halls to the PS1 Benefit at MoMA New York to a live performance with the Rolling Stones. The performance will include Rockport High School Madrigals and Chorus.

Thursday, March 27, 2014 7pm


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