Kids will explore the IRWS and find out what lives in the soil there!
Kids will get their hands dirty and dig into the science of soil at this April vacation session. Meet the critters of the sanctuary that call dirt home. Worms, millipedes, sow bugs, weasels, and...
HAWC's annual walk/run is a major fundraiser for the organization!
HAWC hosts their annual fundraiser run and walk in Salem and are excited to announce that Senator Elizabeth Warren will be the 2014 chairperson!  Come for a full day of fun and help raise money...
The Fast Chicks 5k raises funds for local families & celebrates active women!
The Fast Chicks 5k is a Hamilton-Wenham Mother's Club sponsored community fundraiser race that celebrates active women and raises funds for a selected charity each year.  There's also a...
You'll find Organic locally grown produce, meat & dairy at the  Newburyport Farm
The Newburyport Farmers Summer Market celebrates local fresh produce every Sunday morning rain or shine!  Start your Sunday browsing fresh North Shore local produce, meats, cheeses, and seafood...
Join the Trustees of Reservations on a treasure hunt at Hamlin reservation in Ip
Looking for something fun to do with the kids during school vacation? Join The Trustees of Reservations at the Hamlin Reservation on a treasure hunt and hike.  Kids will search for natural...
Celebrate Earth Day at the Cox Reservation in Essex MA!
The Essex County Greenbelt Association and the their community partners will host a FREE Earth Day celebration at the Cox Reservation in Essex, Massachusetts! This free event will celebrate the...
The annual Gloucester Pride Stride raises money for Cape Ann non-profits!
The Gloucester Pride Stride is an annual fundraiser walk that helps the non-profits organizations around Cape Ann. Walkers collect sponsorships for their favorite organization, then walk the 5 mile...
Ann McCrae has 30 + years of art teaching experience.
Local artist, storyteller and teacher Ann McCrea will help kids use modeling clay to sculpt a rabbit or coyote! CLAY♦WORKS combines the magic of storytelling with clay sculpting. The 70-minute...
Mudeye Puppets are fun and made with recycled materials!
The Newbury Town Library is having a puppet extravaganza for April vacation! The Mudeye Puppet Company is an educational puppetry arts organization dedicated to providing esteem-building arts...
The Motif #1 5k and kids fun run takes place on Motif #1 Day in Rockport, Massac
This 5k Road Race and Kid's Fun Run is a great way to kick off Motif #1 Day! The 5k road race and 1 mile fun run that starts and ends at T Wharf in beautiful down town Rockport. Run the race...

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

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Things To Do and Events This Weekend with Kids

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Programs for kids and teens at North Shore Community College, Danvers, Beverly,
North Shore Community College is offering a variety of creative, fun classes for kids this April Vacation beginning April 22 and registration is now open. The NSCC's Kids to College programs, offers fun courses for curious kids!


CSA shares are a good value, and you are getting extremely fresh produce.
Did you know that Moraine Farm in Beverly is a community supported farm?  That means that Moraine Farm sells shares of its coming growing season's output to local households.  Purchasers literally buy the right to 'share' the harvest as it comes in.  The result is that you'll end up with some of the freshest produce avaialble on the North Shore! The Summer CSA runs May to October, a Fall share runs every other week through November and December, and the a Winter share is available that starts in January.


Kids will explore, discover and have fun at Joppa Flats during April Vacation!
Mass Audubon's Joppa Flats Education Center in Newburyport will be busy with lots of different outdoor/indoor activities this April school vacation. There will be three days of Vacation Week Flybys that  feature activities, games, experiments, and more. Children ages 2 to 12 are invited to drop in anytime with their families for indoor and outdoor fun that will keep minds active and hands busy during school break!


Rejuvenate with Naturopathic Healthcare in Newbury, Newburyport MA
Do you experience fatigue, allergies, skin disorders (i.e. eczema), digestive problems, headaches, food cravings, weight issues, and/or foggy thinking? Want to make changes but don’t know where to start? Naturopathic Doctor, Sue Doyle will lead a three week cleanse that can help to clear the slate and reveal which health issues you might be grappling with, as they relate to diet, lifestyle, and inflammation.


Art classes for kids, North of Boston, Visit Massachusetts, Cape Ann, North Shor
Due to popular demand, a Monday class has been added to the Spring schedule. Sign up today for an exuberant art session with Nancy Forristall at her Pine Island studio. With a limit of 5 students per session, the outstanding student/teacher ratio promotes the individual development of each student, provides a nurturing and engaging experience that builds the foundation for a life-long love of creating art. Nancy encourages her student’s natural sense of curiosity, exploration, play and joy.