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

Mil's Trills brings fun and music for kids to the Cabot Theater in Beverly, Mass

Mil's Trills is a children's music project led by Amelia Robinson, that invites families to celebrate the community through original tunes and a rotating cast of musical guests. A highly interactive show, audiences are encouraged to be part of the experience while discovering a world of instruments.


Explore the vernal ponds of Bald Hill Reservation with the Essex county Greenbel

Join Greenbelt's Guided Monthly Walk featuring guest guide Lana Spillman as we explore the vernal ponds of the Boxford State Forest / Bald Hill Conservation Area. We'll look for signs of spring and the reawakening of this unique natural environment. Fairy shrimp, salamanders and newts...oh my!

Location: Bald Hill East


Shore Country Day School - Massachusetts Private School Pre-K Elementary, Middle

The sooner a child engages in excellence,
the better each year of learning becomes.

Building instruments in the Innovation Lab, Pre-K math lessons with Fifth Grade Big Buddies, Zimbabwean marimbas, Shore’s StarLab Planetarium, and songs in Spanish—all excite your child about learning. Our Pre-K, Kindergarten, and First Grade teachers encourage innovative thought and creative expression right from the start.


Cape Ann Museum has a great lineup of family activities during  April Vacation

The Cape Ann Museum invites children and their families for a week of great activities that explore the worlds of art and history. Join Museum staff in the CAM Activity Center during April Vacation Week. Ages 3 to 12. Free for children and members; accompanying adults pay regular admission.

Location: Cape Ann Museum


Come to the Museum of Science rooftop for free stargazing and astronomy related

Tucked away on the roof of the Museum's parking garage, the Gilliland Observatory is a wonderful resource for our starry-eyed public. On clear nights, you can view stars, planets, the Moon, and other astronomical phenomena. On cloudy nights, tour the inside of our Observatory, and participate in astronomy-related activities run by our knowledgeable staff. Astronomy After Hours is the perfect place to kick off your weekend with your family.


Glen Urquhart GUS Admissions Open House 2015 Best Education North Shore Children

Tomorrow’s world is going to demand very different kinds of things of our children. Fortunately, Glen Urquhart is a very different kind of school.
At Glen Urquhart, learning isn’t confined to a book, a classroom, or even our 23-acre campus. For GUS kids, learning starts from within. When children leave GUS, they go as original thinkers with the academic readiness to meet the demands of the most rigorous high schools and colleges, and the global perspective to succeed in the new world.


Mudeye Puppets are fun and made with recycled materials!  Come see a show and ma

Beverly Public Library hosts a fun Saturday morning puppet show with Mud Eye Puppets! Join Hazel and VelCrow on their adventures around the world! All puppets are made from recycled materials, so be sure and stick around after the show to meet them up close and personal!


Tracking skills are a great way to improve your outdoor adventures! Learn about

Spring is here and so is mud, a perfect environment for animal tracking!  Join the park interpreter on a walk to find clues that wildlife has left behind.  Please dress for the weather and wear waterproof boots. Meet at the park headquarters on 74 Curzon Mill Road.  Appropriate for families with children for spring break.


K'Nex Workshop at Newbury Town Library

Are you familiar with the K’Nex systems ? Similar to LEGOs, they offer children the opportunity to design and create….whatever! Newbury Town Library has received a donation of K’Nex system pieces and is inviting budding builders to explore their possibilities! Space is available for 8 children aged 7-11  (registration required).


Come build using LEGOs at the Sawyer Free Library

Attend an afternoon of LEGOs in the Friend Room at Sawyer Free Library! Snacks and LEGOs are provided. Register online!


Kids will learn to make their own cherry blossom paintings at Ipswich Library

For children in grades 1 & 2, this art program with Michelle Guvendiren will focus on creating a beautiful Japanese-style cherry blossom scroll painting. Registration is required!


For children in grades 1 & 2, this art program with Michelle Guvendiren will focus on creating a beautiful Japanese-style cherry blossom scroll painting. Registration is required!


Families will play BINGO at Newburyport Public Library!

Come to NPL for fun and prizes in a family Bingo session!! Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of friendly competition and prizes. All ages welcome at this drop-in program.


Kids will get a close-up look at creatures and bugs that live in IRWS wetlands.

Wetlands are wonderful places full of fascinating animals and plants. Together we will discover the wetland habitats of the sanctuary. We'll hike to Hassocky Meadow and search for ducks, turtles, snakes, and more. We will continue our explorations at a real vernal pool and look for breeding salamanders, wood frogs, and their egg masses.


The Boston Children's Choir will perform at Shalin Liu Performing Arts Center in

The Boston Children’s Chorus unites children ages 7-18 from diverse backgrounds to discover the power of singing and transcend social barriers in a celebration of shared humanity and love of music. The Chorus bridges Greater Boston’s many diverse groups and fosters a sense of belonging and inclusion among its members.


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