North Shore Kid Stories, Events, Activities, Camps and Recipes

Bright Horizons, Bright Horizons: Open House Week for Toddlers and preschoolers.

Attend and enjoy Open House week April 13-17 at Bright Horizons and you'll experience The World at Their Fingertips curriculum in action. Built around extensive research, 21st century technology, and developmentally appropriate instruction, The World at Their Fingertips curriculum introduces the concepts of math, science, language, culture, environment, art and health.  We invite you to explore our enhanced infant, toddler, preschool and Kindergarten Prep programs at any one of the nearby centers.

 

Dr. Michael Thompson, psychologist, specialist and author of New York Times best

Glen Urquhart School proudly welcomes Dr. Michael Thompson, psychologist and author of the New York Times best-seller Raising Cain and seven other best-selling books on children and parenting.

 

Kids will learn how easy and fun it is to make egg treats  at Williams-Sonoma's

Do you have a mini iron chef in your house?  Here's a perfect opportunity to nurture their interest in the culinary arts at Williams-Sonoma's Market Street Lynnfield location! Eggs aren’t just yummy to eat—they’re also good for you! Learn some basic egg-cooking techniques plus eggs-traordinary ways to enjoy those hard-boiled eggs that you’ve decorated. Suitable for ages 5 - 13.

 

Kids will learn about engineering at the next Science on Saturday!

Brought to you by MIT alumnus Todd Rider, Science on Saturday is a free 60-minute presentation with lots of fun demonstrations in which students can volunteer. It is free and open to all elementary, middle, and high school students, as well as their parents and teachers. Hands-on activity booths are available to students after the show. No pre-registration is required, but seating is limited - first come, first seated. Parental/adult escort is required for all children under 12.

 

Rockport Library invites kids and families to a fun block building session!

Rockport Public Library invites families for a fun afternoon session of crafting and play!

 

Get kids interested in learning to read by having them read to a dog named Blu!

A dog in the library? Yes! Welcome to Blu, a black lab therapy dog who needs some doggie down time. Children can sign up for a 10 minute session to read to Blu in a comfy section of the library. The ages of the readers can vary - if your child wants to flip through a picture book and tell Blu about it, that is just fine! It’s great for Blu, who gets some snuggle time, and great for the children who get to practice their oratory skills with a very special pup.

 

Newburyport Public Library want sto know if you've got what it takes to construct your own marshmallow catapult? Come give it a shot and show off your skills! This FREE program is sponsored by the Friends of the Newburyport Public Library. Please contact Jessica Hilbun, Teen Services Librarian, with any questions.

 

Rough Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary is part island, part forest and part marsh!

Join Essex County Greenbelt Association for a walk to look for signs of nature's rebirth in the Great Marsh, the largest salt marsh ecosystem in New England. We'll start at the Rough Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary parking lot, and (depending on conditions) walk the trails or road down to Sawyers Island, where hot cocoa and snacks will greet you.

 

Kids will learn about quilts at Manchester Historical Museum and make quilt squa

The Manchester Historical Museum will be offering a program focused on quilts for children 3 and up. Come see examples of different antique quilts and make your own quilt patterns. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please RSVP.

 

 Proceeds from the Open Door Empty Bowl dinner benefit community programs.

The Open Door will hold its annual Empty Bowl Dinner on Thursday, May 14, 2015 from 4-8 pm at Cruiseport Gloucester.  Share in a simple meal of soup, bread and a cookie and take the dinner bowl home as a reminder of someone in need of a meal. Empty Bowl events are held nationally to generate awareness concerning hunger and to raise money for local hunger-relief programs.

 

 Proceeds from the Open Door Empty Bowl dinner benefit community programs.

The Open Door invites you to bowl painting session at the Essex Shipbuilding Museum! Bring the kids to come paint bowls for the annual The Open Door Empty Bowl Dinner 2015 in May where painted bowls will be auctioned off to the highest bidder! This free session is an opportunity to express yourself artistically while helping The Open Door raise funds to aid North Shore families and individuals in need. Kids under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Please RSVP by March 25.

 

Shore Country Day School Summer Programs. Beverly MA Boston Children’s Theatre (

Summer Shore camps are all about enjoying sun and fun through a vivid learning experience. Enroll your child today in enrichment, S.T.E.A.M., sports or theater camp and get ready to hear about how this is the best summer ever!
Check out ShoreSchool.org/SummerShore for dates and details on the camps listed below. E-mail Alyssa Freda, Director of Summer Programs, at afreda@shoreschool.org with any questions.

 

Sparhawk School Amesbury MA PreK to Grade 12

Finding the right educational fit is a defining moment in each family’s life. Join us for a campus wide Open House and learn more.

No letter, conversation or brochure can say as much as the feeling of peering into a classroom that feels like home. Our campus wide open house will include tours of the Lower Campus (PreK- 7) at 259 Elm St. in Amesbury and the Upper Campus (8-12th grade) at 196 Main St. in Amesbury. Families interested in boarding can visit the Residential Campus via shuttles from our Upper Campus.  Interested families can register for the open house by visiting sparhawkschool.com or by calling 978-388-5343.

Sparhawk School is an independent, PreK -12 college preparatory day school with a focus on academic excellence in a culture of kindness.

Location: Sparhawk School

 

Cultural Care Au Pair Boston, Northshore

Cultural Care Au Pair, Boston invites us to attend at the Manchester by the Sea Community Center for a fun-filled day celebrating cultures from around the world Bring your little explorer to this free event and learn more about the vibrant cultures of South America, Europe and Asia.

The event will feature food, crafts, face-painting, and more from cultures around the world.
Storytime from Dream big. Read Barefoot. Raffle from Big Apple Circus and enjoy much more.

 

IMADA scholarships are offered to help students fray the costs associated with c

The Ipswich Music, Art & Drama Association, Inc. is pleased to offer graduating seniors of Ipswich High School the opportunity to apply for these scholarships to assist with higher education expenses. Scholarships are open to all graduating seniors of Ipswich High School who have participated in one or more of the arts programs offered through the Ipswich Public Schools and who have been accepted at, and will attend, an institution of higher learning.

 

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