Debbie & Friends use original songs to tell stories that children know and love.
A live Debbie & Friends show is a trip for the entire family—a joyful jaunt through a variety of styles, from straight-ahead pop, to country, to rock, to reggae, all delivered by a band of...
MIT Museum's Idea Hub is a focuses on hands-on design and engineering!  In this
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....
A comic illustration by Veronica Fish
Peabody Institute Library - Danvers invites early released middle and high school kids to a comic & cartooning workshop with artists/graphic novelists Andy and Veronica Fish. “Jazz, Rock n...
Help kids programming at Emma Andrews Library and enjoy some great soup on Soupe
Emma Andrews Library and Community Center invites you to the library for a bowl of hot soup on a cold winter afternoon! Come enjoy the library and some great food and leave knowing that the price of...
Get kids interested in learning to read by having them read to a dog named Blu!
A dog in the library? Yes! Welcome to Blu, a black lab therapy dog who needs some doggie down time. Children can sign up for a 10 minute session to read to Blu in a comfy section of the library...
Pedal to End Cancer American Cancer Society Manchester Athletic Club, Manchester
The Manchester Athletic Club will be hosting the annual Pedal to End Cancer Fundraiser on Sunday March 1, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. along with over 60 clubs throughout New England. It is a 3-hour...
Come get a preview of prom fashion at the Manchester Community Center
You are invited to the first ever Prom Prom Trunk show brought to you by the Manchester Community Center.  You do not want to miss this event! A fun and exciting evening packed with the...
Clark School private school in Rowley MA
Have you ever wished you could touch a whale? From the inside? Clark School in Rowley MA invites Kindergarten and 1st grade students to meet internationally renowned Whale Specialist and Educator,...
Kids will learn how easy and fun it is to their own lunch at Williams-Sonoma
Do you have a mini iron chef in your house?  Here's a perfect opportunity to nurture their interest in the culinary arts at Williams-Sonoma's Market Street Lynnfield location! Stuck in a...
Walk on the Wild side with Harbor Seals at Joppa Flats Education Center!
Come to Joppa Flats Education Center and begin with a 45 minute indoor introductory program in the Lookout (second floor) about Pinnipeds (seals, sea lions, and walrus). Then, we’ll carpool to...

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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.


Kids pre-k through grade 5 will love the February Vacation programs at Maritime
Maritime Gloucester has planned plenty of fun programs for kids during the February Vacation 2015. The programs are geared towards learning about life in the sea from the smallest plankton right up to the largest predators! Sessions are broken into two groups, younger kids (pre-K through first grade) will attend morning sessions, and older kids (grades 2-5) are invited to sessions in the afternoon followed by an optional FREE movie about the sessions subject matter. Each session will cover a specific subject, which is reinforced with hands-on craft and activities.


Sign up for one or all days of February Vacation Activities at IRWS in Topsfield
Winter is an exciting time for outdoor discovery. The Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary has put together four days of hands-on, interactive, age-appropriate activities to explore the natural world in Winter. Kids will hone their  observation skills as they locate and learn about winter animals and tap a sugar maple tree to make syrup.


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


Find great activities, crafts, recipes and projects at
If you are out of ideas for projects and activities to keep family members entertained, you should discover the world awaiting you at Instructables.  Instructables is a great resource for finding things to make and do alone or as a group. Passionate people from around the world show what they do or make, and then give instructions on duplicating their effort.