The Newburyport Farmers Winter Market is held on every other Sunday!
The Newburyport Farmers Market brings the market indoors for the Winter months and encourages people to come see what Newburyport has to offer! Fresh soups will warm you as you find great to local...
MIT Museum's Idea Hub is a focuses on hands-on design and engineering!
Explore topics in design and engineering with artistic circuits, 3D programs, and a variety of other hands-on making and tinkering topics! Drop in each week and try out one of our many activities....
Messy Art Night at Essex Elementary School, February 1, 2013
Get ready to make a great big mess at the 6th Annual Messy Art Night!  At this event, children move freely from station to station learning about different art techniques, directly from local...
Come enjoy a Saturday morning together with your child at Manchester Public Libr
Manchester Public Library invites kids and their caregivers to a Saturday morning session Books, Msuic, Crafts and intentional time together.  For kids ages 0-8.
National Marionette Theater presents Aladdin at the Roger Center for the Arts in
National Marionette Theatre returns with is production of this classic tale of Aladdin and his exciting adventures--thanks to a magic lamp! National Marionette Theatre has charmed audiences for years...
Come celebrate the return of the Eagles to the Merrimack Estuary!
Come to Newburyport to celebrate the return of migrating eagles back to the Merrimack River Estuary! The Mass Audubon's Joppa Flats Education Center and the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge...
This 'Appleton Cooks' workshop focuses on Taza's organic chocolate at the Truste
Join Taza Chocolate and Appleton Farms as we lead you through the journey from cacao bean to delicious chocolate bar. Suhayl Ramirez, Events and Outreach Coordinator for Taza Chocolate, will start...
Rent Snowshoes for the whole family and hit the trails of Ravenswood Park in Glo
The Trustees of Reservations offer snowshoe rentals at the Cape Ann Discovery Center at Ravenswood Park (when there is enough snow) on Saturdays, Sundays, and Monday Holidays through the Winter...
YMCA health club membership voted best fitness club for families northshore Bost
When you join the Y you belong to an organization that makes a difference. Whether it’s maintaining a healthy lifestyle, making new friends or just wanting to get involved in the community,...
The folks at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary have created an owling expedition
The folks at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary have created an owling expedition just for kids aged 3-6! In the barn, kids will learn about owls and how they live through hands on activities and a...

Take a Hike on a North Shore Trail!

A list of North Shore Trails for hiking, running, walking, snowshoeing and cross country skiing, find a trail on the North shore North of Boston Massachusetts

Hit the trail and discover some of the North Shore's hidden gems!

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Sled Safety reduces the risk of injury and allows everybody to make it home safe
Sledding is a great way to kill an afternoon on snowy days, have some fun with the family and get some outdoor winter exercise. I loved sledding as a kid, but now when I see 'B' pretending to have 'accidents' on the sledding hill we made in our front yard, I cringe to think of the possible dangers involved in sledding. Wiping out is fun, until somebody gets hurt.


Bright Horizons, Bright Horizons: Curriculum Night Experience for Toddlers and p
The Bright Horizons curriculum, The World at Their Fingertips®, is uniquely designed to inspire, engage, and encourage children to be active learners. Join Bright Horizons for their Kindergarten Prep and Preschool Showcase events the week of February 9-13. These events will provide you with an overview of the curriculum through STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) classroom activities and interactions with staff and other families. In addition to seeing the curriculum in action, this event will allow you to: Share in the learning with teachers Explore classrooms Meet with current Bright Horizons families


Best Sledding Hills and Slopes on Boston's North Shore
When it snows, we love to slip and slide the afternoon away. It's always a lot of fun, and it's a great way to get out and explore some new places. Local parks, golf courses, schoolyards, libraries, parks and even the backs and sides of buildings. If it doesn't make sense to drive around in the car, break out the shovels and start making your own hill by forming huge pile of snow in your own yard!


Julie Cleveland Piano Lessons for North Shore Children and Families. Northshore
Piano is the most popular instrument in the world and the foundation for music learning. Numerous studies available show children who play an instrument score higher on both standard and spatial cognitive development tests alike. There are also findings that show kids who play piano in particular scored higher in math, especially on problems dealing with ratios and fractions.


Come learn about boating safety at this USCG course in Ipswich MA
The US Coast Guard and the Ipswich Harbor Master have teamed up to bring the residents of Ipswich a boating safety course that will provide a great foundation for a Summer of fun on the water! Kids ages 12-15 who operate boats and teens 16-17 who operate personal water craft will fulfill their Massachusetts Boater Education requirement in this course. Attendees will learn about safe navigation, communication skills, weather information, personal water safety and how to handle an emergency situation on the water.