Learn about the trees of Ravenswood Park in Gloucester MA with the Trustees of R
Gone within five years, Ravenswood’s delightful hemlock groves. What is happening to them and what will take their place? Did you know we have Moosewood trees and naturally occurring Magnolias...
Come Explore the world of animals and how they care for their babies at IRWS!
Warmer weather means a busy time, not only for people, but also for wildlife. Many animals give birth to their babies in the spring. How do the moms (and sometimes dads) care for their young? On our...
Take a story guided walk for preschoolers at Bradley Palmer State Park
Join DCR’s Spring Feature StoryWalk® during school vacation. During this self-guided walk, participants will walk a trail, read a story, use their senses and connect with their surroundings...
Kids and fans are invited to Fenway Park for a day long open house!
the Boston Red Sox invite fans, young and old, to explore Fenway Park at their own pace. The free, open to the public event gives fans a chance to discover behind-the-scenes locations (including the...
Mil's Trills brings fun and music for kids to the Cabot Theater in Beverly, Mass
Mil's Trills is a children's music project led by Amelia Robinson, that invites families to celebrate the community through original tunes and a rotating cast of musical guests. A highly...
Explore the vernal ponds of Bald Hill Reservation with the Essex county Greenbel
Join Greenbelt's Guided Monthly Walk featuring guest guide Lana Spillman as we explore the vernal ponds of the Boxford State Forest / Bald Hill Conservation Area. We'll look for signs of...
Shore Country Day School - Massachusetts Private School Pre-K Elementary, Middle
The sooner a child engages in excellence, the better each year of learning becomes. Building instruments in the Innovation Lab, Pre-K math lessons with Fifth Grade Big Buddies, Zimbabwean...
Cape Ann Museum has a great lineup of family activities during  April Vacation
The Cape Ann Museum invites children and their families for a week of great activities that explore the worlds of art and history. Join Museum staff in the CAM Activity Center during April Vacation...
Come to the Museum of Science rooftop for free stargazing and astronomy related
Tucked away on the roof of the Museum's parking garage, the Gilliland Observatory is a wonderful resource for our starry-eyed public. On clear nights, you can view stars, planets, the Moon, and...
Glen Urquhart GUS Admissions Open House 2015 Best Education North Shore Children
Tomorrow’s world is going to demand very different kinds of things of our children. Fortunately, Glen Urquhart is a very different kind of school. At Glen Urquhart, learning isn’t...
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Kids pre-k through grade 5 will love the engaging, interactive and fun April Vac
Maritime Gloucester has planned a fulfilling and fun week of programs for kids during April Vacation 2015. The programs are geared towards learning about life in the sea, and on it! Daily session are offered through the week, and offerings will be split by age - pre-K through 1st grade and grades 2-5.  These sessions are part story, part presentation and part art or craft project.  Kids will learn about sea life, sail and wind power, lobstering and more!

 

Four days of exploring and natural adventure await your child at IRWS!
Spring is an exciting time for outdoor discovery. This April Vacation week Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary has put together four days of hands-on, awesome activities to explore the natural world in spring. Kids will sharpen their  observation skills as they locate and learn about bugs, search for salamanders, watch birds gather nesting materials, and much more. Participants will be divided into smaller groups by age.

 

Boston Ballet School Northshore Summer Programs. Register online today for summe
The Boston Ballet School North Shore Studio in Marblehead is comprised of young people whose dedication, effort and talent is evidenced in their well-worn ballet slippers. Register today for the BBS Summer Program where children ages 3 and up enjoy a supportive, welcoming, and engaging experience. We had the pleasure to speak with Jessica Kreyer, Principal and Director of the Boston Ballet School Marblehead Studio about the Summer Dance Programs for ages three through adult at the state-of-the-art facility conveniently located on the Salem/Marblehead line within the Lynch/van Otterloo YMCA.

 

Kids will learn about life on the Farm at this April Vacation Program!
Dig into the farm and roll up your sleeves in the kitchen! Kids will discover how delicious food grows on the farm and ends up on their plate every day. In this program, kids will learn a lot about life on the farm and the cycles that farmers must follow to be successful, including:

 

Kids will explore nature and express what they learn through art at Joppa Flats!
Nature's beauty is all around us. Let's open our eyes and explore nature as artistic inspiration! Join teachers Jan and Lee for these series, and learn how creativity intersects with science, technique, and construction in a fun and rewarding way. Materials will be provided. Parents are welcome but not required to stay. Each series requires a minimum of four participants.

 

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