Join the Essex Base Ball Organization in supporting Jan’s Pitch for Breast Cancer and the Arts to raise money for cancer research and to fund art education in inner city schools in Lawrence, Mass. Games feature teams from all over New England playing 1860s base ball.
It’s Base Ball, 1864 style at Spencer Peirce Little Farm! These fun, historically accurate games feature underhand pitching and no gloves are allowed. A ball bounced once and caught is an out! Snacks, baseballs, and cards are available for purchase. Come and see for yourself how this game was played in the 1860's. The teams playing represent actual teams that played in New England during the 19th Century!
Essex County Greenbelt Association will host the annual road cycle event to raise funds for conservation efforts on the North Shore! Cycling enthusiasts of all abilities can ride through some of Essex County’s most beautiful landscapes in this annual road cycle event to benefit local land conservation. Whether a seasoned road cyclist or a beginner, you can enjoy at your own pace one of three routes offered by Tour de Greenbelt: the 100 mile ride, a 50 mile ride, a shorter route (25 miles), and a Gravel Grinder Route, with off-road excursions into protected forests and reservations.
Hop on the bus for a coast-to-coast circus adventure with On the Road Again! Circus Smirkus’s 35th anniversary production is a rollicking cross-country tour along the highways and byways of the good ol’ USA. This unforgettable journey will include stops at sensational sights, bizarre roadside attractions, and the most famous landmarks on the map! Enjoy life in the fast lane as we hit the road with our high-flying aerialists, whimsical wirewalkers, astonishing acrobats and courageous contortionists – with Smirkus at the wheel, what could possibly go wrong?
October is Massachusetts Archaeology Month! Participants become archaeologists as they excavate a mock pit with actual tools of the trade and process reproduction artifacts in a field lab. Inside the museum, they explore building archaeology via trap doors. They analyze objects to learn about daily life at the farm over the last three hundred years.
Come to NTL after school lets out early and enjoy a free showing of the movie Ferdinand, a classic childrens tale brought to life by the magic of animation. After he's mistaken as a dangerous beast and torn from his home, a peace-loving bull named Ferdinand rallies a misfit team of friends for an epic adventure to return to his family. Popcorn and water provided. Walk-in Movie. No Registration Required.
Newbury Town Day is a fun and informative event designed to bring together the three communities of Newbury (Old Town, Plum Island, and Byfield) to celebrate our wonderful town. This amazing day of activities will happen on June 18, 2022.
The Friends Annual Plant Sale is coming. Save the date so you can spring into gardening with perennials, annuals, fabulous raffle prizes, and more! The Friends will gladly accept divided plants from your garden if you would like to donate. Just send them an email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Take a step back in time and enjoy a spring day on the farm. Watch a live sheep shearing demonstration at 11 a.m., and then cheer on the Lowell Nine vs. the Newburyport Clamdiggers at noon. The four teams of the Essex Base Ball Association (the Newburyport Clamdiggers, Lowell Base Ball Club, Portsmouth Rockinghams, and the Lynn Live Oaks) play using 1860s rules.
The Essex County Community Foundation (ECCF) manages charitable funds for both donors and nonprofits, awards grants, teaches best practices to nonprofits and their boards and convenes peer groups large and small to provide networking, higher education and economies of scale in Essex County Massachusetts. In their mission of community outreach, they have compiled an extensive list of available scholarships for student on the North Shore and Essex County.
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