Come see how baseball used to be played (circa 1860s) at Spencer Pierce Little F
Join the Essex Base Ball Organization at Spencer Peirce Little Farm to see how baseball used to be played! Watch the teams of the new Essex Base Ball Association, Lowell Nine, Newburyport Clamdiggers...
The Salem Willows Seafood Festival is a weekend of fun in Salem MA!
Indulge Yourself at the Salem Willows Seafood Festival! Dozens of restaurants and food vendors serve up their seafood specialties including lobster, chowder, shrimp, clams & all the New England...
Learn about 17th century life on the North Shore & Essex County north of Boston
Essex county is home to an extraordinary collection of homes, buildings and artifacts from America's First Period (1625-1725) of European settlement. Explore these architectural treasures and...
Drop off your 6-12 year old at Cape Ann Museum to learn about art and history
Morning at the Museum is a drop off program for children ages 6 to 12. Visit the Museum for art and history activities from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on select Tuesdays and Fridays throughout the...
Come to Maudslay State Park everyt htird saturday of the month for a FREE perfor
Theater in the Open invites you to bring the kids, the dog, and the picnic blanket out to beautiful Maudslay State Park! The third Saturday of every warm month, we will be joined by many of our...
Come to the Crane Estate in Ipswich for a fun night-time firefly hunt!
An evening adventure for the whole family! Join us for a hike down the Cedar Point trail to the Pine Grove. We'll look for the flash of fireflies in the fields that stretch to the marsh, along...
Kids ages 6-10 will make a field guide at Crane Beach in Ipswich MA
Join the The Trustees of Reservations at Crane Beach on the Crane Estate for an afternoon of beach exploration for kids ages 6-10! What better way to get to know the plants and animals that inhabit...
Learn about song birds with a story and a wal at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuar
Bring your young naturalist to the sanctuary this summer and experience the joy of books and the wonders of nature. Participate in hands-on nature-related activities inspired by the stories. Sign up...
Explore the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary after hours and join us for a night
Explore the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary after hours and join us for a night of camping under the stars. Have an early dinner at home, and then come with your family and your tent, and we...
Kids will use nature as a muse to express themselves through art at Joppa Flats!
Any season is a great time to notice nature's beauty and to make it come to life with amazing works of art! In the Spring series, we'll use collage and various materials to make wonderful 3-D...
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North Shore Pick Your Own Strawberries

North Shore Strawberry Picking North of Boston Massachusetts

North Shore Kid's list of places to 'pick-your-own' Strawberries orchards on the North Shore!

 
Amesbury
Boxford
Georgetown
Ipswich
North Andover
North Andover
North Andover
Peabody

North Shore Beaches

North Shore Beaches North of Boston Massachusetts

Try some of the great beaches that the North Shore has to offer!



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!

Things To Do and Events This Weekend with Kids



Recent Stories

After a walk in the woods, check for ticks before getting in the car!
If you spend any amount of time outdoors on the North Shore, you should be aware of ticks, where they live, how they feed and what to do if you find a tick on your body or biting into your skin. Ticks are arachnids that are closely related to spiders. They feed by attaching themselves to animals and sucking blood. Ticks on the North Shore primarily transmit two dangerous infections - Lyme Disease and Babesiosis (a blood parasite commonly confused with malaria).

 

Kids bowl free is a program designed to help kids stay active and safe.
Kids Bowl Free is a program where select bowling centers offer free bowling to kids all summer long. This program is designed by bowling centers to give back to the community and provide a safe, secure, and fun way for kids to spend time this summer.

 

Lifetime Wave Kayaks are very bouyant, stable and great platforms to learn on.
We live near a tidal cove that is great for our four year old to play in especially at mid tide when the water is about as deep as a wading pool. It's allowed both of our kids to become comfortable with the water as we have done water activities like swimming, jumping in waves and even kayaking together.  My kayak has a baby seat that my son used in the past, but his sister is ready to start using that spot, and it was time for 'B' to have his own kayak.

 

Poison Ivy has three leaves on each branch node. "Leaves of Three, Let it Be."
Anybody who has ever had a case of poison ivy will tell you that they wish they could go back in time and avoid ever having contact with the plant - and that's precisely the best way to deal with it.  If you and your children can identify the plant and avoid coming into contact with the oily residue on its leaves, everyone is bound to have much more fun this summer!

 

Memorial Day Ceremonies and Happenings in North Shore Towns.
We've compiled a complete list of Memorial Day ceremonies and parades happening in towns across the North Shore of Massachusetts!  If you're looking for the details of Memorial Day happenings in your town, refer to the list below: