North Shore NEMBA Kids Mt. Bike Ride

Come learn some mountain biking tips and tricks at Maudslay State Park w/ NEMBA

Maudslay State Park hosts the North Shore New England MTB Association's kids ride.  Come on out and explore the trails alongside the Merrimack River and learn mountain biking skills!  For ages 6-16.  Certified Ride Leaders and the MTB Patrol will guide kids by their skill levels.

Saturday, May 23, 2015 9:30-11:30am

Summer at Brookwood

Welcome to Summer at Brookwood 2015. Find specialty camp programming in the area

Summer at Brookwood is a coeducational summer camp for students entering Pre-Kindergarten (ages 4+) through grade 8. Summer at Brookwood creates a fun and supportive environment in which students thrive in athletics, enrichment, and the arts. We develop friendships, the body, the mind, and the imagination. Our summer camp staff - many of them Brookwood teachers, coaches, and alumni - are 100% committed to fostering a fun, safe, and exciting environment for your child.

Junior Chef Class at Williams-Sonoma

Junior Chefs will learn how to make their home into an ice cream shop at this fr

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! Scream for ice cream! Discover how easy it is to create unique ice cream flavors with just a few ingredients and easy techniques. Use your imagination and come up with your own tasty blends. Suitable for ages 5 –13.

Saturday, May 23, 2015 10am

Bio Blitz Free-for-All

come learn about biodiversity of Plum Island and the North Shore at Joppa Flats

Joppa Flats Education Center invites families to join them for a full day of free outdoor and indoor fun! Connecting with nature starts with developing a good sense of place, and a great place to start is right here at Joppa Flats. This full-day family event will feature an exciting mixture of indoor and outdoor activities that encourage children and adults to learn more about the biodiversity of all the animals, plants, and insects that frequent our butterfly garden, salt marsh, and backyard.

Saturday, May 30, 2015 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Nature Art Classes at Joppa Flats: Spring Series III

Nature's beauty is all around us. Let's open our eyes and explore nature as artistic inspiration! Join teachers Jan and Lee for these series, and learn how creativity intersects with science, technique, and construction in a fun and rewarding way. Materials will be provided. Parents are welcome but not required to stay. Each series requires a minimum of four participants.

Children's Chess Club

Kids can learn chess from a master at the Abbot Library in Marblehead!

Learn chess from a master! From learning the movement of each piece to tactics and strategy, this program will give beginners and experienced players ages seven and up a new appreciation and love of the game. Senior chess master Mikhail Perelsteyn will be teaching on Monday nights from 6-8pm.

Beginners: Mondays 6-7pm
Advanced: Mondays 7-8pm
No Sessions on Monday Holidays
Abbot Public Library

Astronomy After Hours at the MOS Observatory

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 the 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.

Fridays, 8:30 -10pm (Weather Permitting)
Museum of Science

Ecosystem Fun at IRWS

Become a field scientist and explore the ecosystems of the sanctuary.

Become a field scientist and explore the ecosystems of the sanctuary. A science inquiry approach will be used to explore a woodland, a wetland, and a field. Participants will become familiar with the common plants and animals in these natural neighborhoods. For kids 6 and up.

Sunday, May 17, 2015 1:30-3pm

SBYC Junior Sailing Program

Sandy Bay Yacht Club Sailing Program in Rockport MA

Sandy Bay Sailing Program offers sailing lessons to sailors of all ages and abilities; from beginners to racers and cruisers, ages 8 and up. Located on beautiful location on T Wharf in historic Rockport, Mass. SBYC offers quick access to ocean sailing at its best.

Dads & Donuts At Sawyer Free

Calling all dads! Bring your kids to Sawyer Free Library for a Saturday morning

This is a great opportunity for dads (uncles, grandfathers, cousins or other father figures) to spend time with their kids! Come to the Sawyer Free with the kids for a storytime filled with songs, stories,snacks and fun!  Great for kids aged 2-6 (siblings are welcome). Moms and siblings welcome to attend.

Saturday, May 16, 2015 10-11 am
Sawyer Free Library
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