Junior Ranger Day is part of National Park Week and is geared toward engaging kids to learn history, teach them stewardship and have fun while exploring their nearby National Parks. On the North Shore, families can visit Salem Maritime National Historic Site or Salem Sound Coastwatch for free fun activities throughout the day!
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Each Rabbit half is filled with creamy butter caramel, Harbors Sweets famous almond butter crunch and whole toasted almonds. This little guys has been a family favorite of ours for the past three years now and is definitely going in our baskets again this year. It makes a lovely dinner host gift too.
Join Peabody Essex Museum to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Japan's gift of 3,020 cherry blossom trees as a gift to the United States to honor the nations' growing friendship. We'll create our own cherry blossoms to take home and welcome spring!
The lookout signals, the cannon fires — what happens next? Artworks can tell stories without words, and sometimes books do, too! Find out how this works as we read David Wiesner's Sector 7 ( Sector 7 (Caldecott Honor Book)
As the world is just beginning, First Woman seeks to write laws in the sky in patterns of stars. When Coyote offers his help, things go awry. Listen to this Navajo story retold in Jerrie Oughton's book How the Stars Fell into the Sky, and design a constellation shadowbox with your own star pattern.
Shapeshifting is a common theme in today's fiction and science fiction, but did you know this theme has been present in Native American art, dance, music and story telling for millennia? Transformation lies at the root of the shapeshifting concept, and Peabody Essex Museum invites you to explore transformation through Native American paintings, ceramics, textiles, photographs, videos and monumental installations drawn from collections in the United States, Canada and Europe!
I recently had the opportunity to tour PEM's newest exhibit Shapeshifting: Transformations in Native American Art and left with a whole new perception of Native Americans as individual artists in their own right. As a child and growing up I remember native art being presented more as 'craft' than art - possibly because it was not made as art, but as something to be used - a basket, a blanket, a beaded headdress, a tomahawk. PEM has changed all that with this exhibit.
Come to the opening day celebration of this wonderfully unique exhibit of Native American Art! Shapeshifting is a common theme in today's fiction and science fiction, but did you know this theme has been present in Native American art, dance, music and story telling for millennia? PEM invites you to explore this concept of transformation through paintings, ceramics, textiles, photographs, videos and monumental installations drawn from collections in the United States, Canada and Europe!
See the great House of Seven Gables aglow as Nathaniel Hawthorne saw it in his time! This year, we are reintroducing Lantern Tours, and visitors can learn about New England’s Christmas traditions while viewing the rooms subtly illuminated, as they were in Hawthorne’s day. Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve excluded.
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