The Harvard Museum of Natural History presents a weekend afternoon program for middle-school children and their families. Renowned authors, Harvard faculty, and other scientists offer educational and entertaining presentations on their latest work. In this session we'll hear from Paleontologist Dr. Kirk Johnson of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.
Pull your face out of the screen and reconnect with your family with fun low tech board games that DON'T require batteries at Wenham Museum! Spin the dial or roll the dice, get together for a family fun night! Take time out from your busy schedule and spend some quality time with your family in an evening of tech-free games.
Why would you buy candies for Valentine's Day when you can make your own? Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to Children's Activity Room at the Newburyport Public Library for a Candy making and cookie decorating workshop! Whether it is for someone else or yourself, these sweets will always taste better than store bought!
Kids will hear a story, then use clay to sculpt a character from the book! Hear the story "" by Ursula LeGuin where a boy is rescued by his sister after being captured by trolls. After the story, local artist, storyteller and teacher Ann McCrea will help kids use modeling clay to sculpt a troll!
Heidi Dallin's Youth Acting Workshops at the Gloucester Stage Company are a fantastic introduction to theatre basics, and a great way for kids to further their performing arts. Ms. Dallin's workshops are designed to provide young people who possess a variety of abilities and levels of interest an outlet to develop self-confidence, communication and teamwork skills.
Do you have a space cadet in your family? No, not somebody who's spaced out - somebody who is genuinely interested in space exploration and the study of all things extraterrestrial! Well, North Shore Amateur Astronomy Club has a great program for kids to nurture their interest and maybe even win a really cool prize!
Explore the winter woods with seasoned snowshoers and outdoorsmen. Discover Camp Denison Recreation Area's dynamic landscape under a quiet blanket of snow. We plan to snow shoe (or hike!) for roughly an hour along the trails.
Meet the mouse from If You Give a Mouse a Cookie as part of the Books Alive! literacy initiative, generously sponsored by Irving Oil. Museum staff will read the mouse's story aloud and kids can enjoy hands-on crafts, games and reading activities. The costumed mouse character will make frequent appearances for hugs and high-fives. Regular admission applies; free for museum members.
He already knows what you are thinking! The Amazing Kreskin – “the world’s foremost mentalist” – will amaze you with his uncanny predictions. Kreskin's signature piece is requesting that his check be hidden somewhere within the venue he is appearing. If he fails to find it, he will forfeit his fee. Kreskin continues to offer $50,000 to anybody that can prove that he employs paid secret assistants or confederates in any phase of his program.
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