Things To Do & Events Calendar for North Shore Kids and Families

Ernest Hemingway – Between Two Wars

The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum Exhibition, Ernest Hemingway: Between Two Wars.
The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is proud to present a new landmark exhibition, Ernest Hemingway: Between Two Wars. Showcasing the JFK Library’s Hemingway Collection, this is the first ever major museum exhibition devoted to the work and life of Ernest Hemingway.
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Open Bounce at Boston Bounce - Peabody

Boston Bounce in Peabody MA
"Come Bounce Off Our Walls" Inflatable fun for everyone at Boston Bounce Peabody!
9:30 am to 11:00 am

LEGOLand Space Mission

Adventure at the LEGOLAND® Discovery Center, Boston
The brand new exhibit, Space Mission, has officially launched, only at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston!
10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Wenham Museum 20% Off Visits

Wenham Museum discounts and promo code
Families always enjoy one of the many programs and activities available at the Wenham Museum. Summer Programs for Children ages 5-12. Featured Exhibit: A Magical Journey Through Fairytales now – July 2016 Programs and Activities Bring Exhibits and Collections to Life Museum exhibits and...
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

American Impressionist: Childe Hassam and the Isles of Shoals

PEM Captures island allure through the eyes of America's leading impressionist painter. American Impressionist: Childe Hassam and the Isles of Shoals. On view July 16 through November 6, 2016. The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) presents American Impressionist: Childe Hassam and the Isles of Shoals, the...
10:00 am to 11:26 am

A Magical Journey Through Fairytales

A Magical Journey Through Fairytales at the Wenham Museum
Unlock Children’s Imagination with Amazing Fairytale Art, Activities and Lessons!
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Whipple House Wednesdays

Whipple House Wednesdays at Ipswich Museum
Wednesday Mornings July and August, Whipple Wednesdays: from 10am until noon each Wednesday during July and August Ipswich Museum hosts a drop-in program at the Whipple House suitable for all ages.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Swan Boat Rides in Boston Public Garden

Swan Boat Boston North Shore Parent, North Shore Parents Summer Activities Guide
The Public Garden may be one of the most ideal picnicking locations in Boston. Well-groomed and overflowing with tulips, cherry-trees, with willows cascading over the duck pond, the Boston Public Garden is a great place to relax during Boston's most beautiful season.
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Toddler Time at Sky Zone Danvers

Toddler Time at Sky Zone Trampoline Park Danvers MA
Sky Zone Danvers invites children age 4 and under to Toddler Time. Toddler Time at Sky Zone is a special time just for the little ones, where they can explore exciting new ways to be active, all while staying safe.
10:00 am to 11:30 am

Beanstalk Adventure Indoor Ropes Course

Beanstalk Adventure Indoor Ropes Course at Jordans Furniture
Channel your inner tightrope walker as you take on Beanstalk Adventure Ropes Course at Jordan's Furniture in Reading MA.
10:00 am to 9:00 pm

Kids and Teens Cooking Workshop

Cooking Classes for Kids
Summers are a blast at Eurostoves! Our summer kids classes run Monday through Friday (with the exception of July 4th) from 10AM-1PM. You can sign up for one or two classes, the whole week, or several weeks. Each week is a different theme and feature completely new menus for 2016. Classes are...
Where: EuroStoves
10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Lowell Summer Music Series: Kids Performances

Lowell Summer Music Series: Kids Performances. Visit Lowell Massachusetts.
As part of the Lowell Summer Music Series, a special series of kids performances takes place on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Activities include make-and-take art at 10 a.m., a performance at 11 a.m., and National Trolley Park rides at noon.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Creature of the Week at Maritime Gloucester

Come to Maritime Gloucester for a Creature of the Week Session!
Each week we will highlight one of the fascinating creatures living in the Sea Pocket Touch Tank Aquarium. Students will participate in hands-on explorations, craft activities, and stories that introduce all the fun features that make the creature unique.
10:15 am to 11:00 am

Arts and Crafts for Little Ones with Colleen Apostolos-Marsh

ARt Classes for children with Colleen Apostolos-Marsh
Certified Montessori teacher, artist and local mother, Colleen Apostolos-Marsh will guide your young artist in an exploration of color, shape, and texture. Using a variety of media, your child will be free to express their in a beautiful space while socializing and engaging in cooperative play.
10:15 am to 11:15 am

Cat's Meow at the Crane Estate

Kids will have a exploring the Trustees of Reservations Crane Estate in Ipswich Massachusetts!
How do you like to spend your summer vacation?  On this interactive tour for younger visitors and their families, join a member of the Crane’s household staff to explore what made this a relaxing summer home.  Peak into some of their private rooms and discover the family cat’s favorite hiding pla
10:30 am to 11:30 am

PEM Pals

PEM has a story time in the museum just for kids under 5! Salem, Massachusetts
Heather Tharpe, also known as the Toddler Whisperer, leads the weekly interactive programs at Peabody Essex Museum PEM Pals with songs, movement, music, art, books and hands-on activities is designed specifically for presc
10:30 am to 11:30 am

AJH: Mother & Baby Newborns: 0-3 Months

Mother and Baby, Newborn Support Groups aAnna Jaques Hospital
MOTHER & BABY GROUPS Anna Jaques is pleased to offer free group classes for all mothers in our community to provide support, encouragement and advice on parenthood and answer questions that arise after going home. Mother & Baby Groups are facilitated by a Lactation Consultant/Registered...
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Tidepool Explorers at Halibut Point

The Tidepools at Halibut Point State Park are some of the best in New England!
Halibut Point State Park invites families to join them on a tide pool adventure! Halibut Point contains some of the best tide pools in New England.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Children's Book Club with Zyla

Kids can sign up to read to therapy dog Zyla at the Sawyer Free Library
Spend some time with your child reading with Reading Buddy, Zyla the Therapy Dog. Read with friends, join fun activities and play with Zyla! Please register.
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Danvers Farmers Market

The Danvers Farmers Market has fresh fruit produce and other locally made foods every Wednesday June Through October.
The Danvers Farmers Market has fresh fruit produce and other locally made foods every Wednesday June through October in the heart of Danvers Massachusetts.  Come visit to see our array of local and regional vendors.
4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Gran Prix of Beverly

Gran Prix Beverly is a fun family-friendly sporting event that includes a kids bike race and parade in downtown Beverly Massachusetts
Come to this fun family-friendly sporting event that includes a kids bike race and parade in downtown Beverly Massachusetts!  This professional road race runs a short circuit through the streets of Beverly, with categories for amateur, master and elite riders! Its an evening of fun for the whole...
4:00 pm

Stargazing at Mendel Observatory

Come to Mendel Observatory for stargazing sessions every Wednesday night.
The Observatory, with the support of volunteers from the North Shore Amateur Astronomy Club, hosts public stargazing every Wednesday night (weather permitting) starting at dusk or 7 p.m., whichever is later.  When special astronomical events of interest occur (total lunar eclipses, etc.) the Obse
7:00 pm

Thursday, July 28

Eco-Art: Salamanders

Discover, explore and learn through art at the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary
Salamanders are often found in dark, wet places such as under a rock or log in the soil, while their eggs can be found in vernal pools. We will go for a walk, looking under rocks and logs for salamanders, and visit a vernal pool to discover where they lay their eggs each spring. Each participant...
9:00 am to 11:00 am

Ernest Hemingway – Between Two Wars

The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum Exhibition, Ernest Hemingway: Between Two Wars.
The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is proud to present a new landmark exhibition, Ernest Hemingway: Between Two Wars. Showcasing the JFK Library’s Hemingway Collection, this is the first ever major museum exhibition devoted to the work and life of Ernest Hemingway.
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Beanstalk Adventure Indoor Ropes Course

Beanstalk Adventure Indoor Ropes Course at Jordans Furniture
Channel your inner tightrope walker as you take on Beanstalk Adventure Ropes Course at Jordan's Furniture in Reading MA.
10:00 am to 9:00 pm

Swan Boat Rides in Boston Public Garden

Swan Boat Boston North Shore Parent, North Shore Parents Summer Activities Guide
The Public Garden may be one of the most ideal picnicking locations in Boston. Well-groomed and overflowing with tulips, cherry-trees, with willows cascading over the duck pond, the Boston Public Garden is a great place to relax during Boston's most beautiful season.
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Wenham Museum 20% Off Visits

Wenham Museum discounts and promo code
Families always enjoy one of the many programs and activities available at the Wenham Museum. Summer Programs for Children ages 5-12. Featured Exhibit: A Magical Journey Through Fairytales now – July 2016 Programs and Activities Bring Exhibits and Collections to Life Museum exhibits and...
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Kids and Teens Cooking Workshop

Cooking Classes for Kids
Summers are a blast at Eurostoves! Our summer kids classes run Monday through Friday (with the exception of July 4th) from 10AM-1PM. You can sign up for one or two classes, the whole week, or several weeks. Each week is a different theme and feature completely new menus for 2016. Classes are...
Where: EuroStoves
10:00 am to 1:00 pm

American Impressionist: Childe Hassam and the Isles of Shoals

PEM Captures island allure through the eyes of America's leading impressionist painter. American Impressionist: Childe Hassam and the Isles of Shoals. On view July 16 through November 6, 2016. The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) presents American Impressionist: Childe Hassam and the Isles of Shoals, the...
10:00 am to 11:26 am

Toddler Time at Sky Zone Danvers

Toddler Time at Sky Zone Trampoline Park Danvers MA
Sky Zone Danvers invites children age 4 and under to Toddler Time. Toddler Time at Sky Zone is a special time just for the little ones, where they can explore exciting new ways to be active, all while staying safe.
10:00 am to 11:30 am

LEGOLand Space Mission

Adventure at the LEGOLAND® Discovery Center, Boston
The brand new exhibit, Space Mission, has officially launched, only at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston!
10:00 am to 7:00 pm

A Magical Journey Through Fairytales

A Magical Journey Through Fairytales at the Wenham Museum
Unlock Children’s Imagination with Amazing Fairytale Art, Activities and Lessons!
10:00 am to 4:00 pm