Health

Junior Chef Class at Williams-Sonoma

Vitamix is a great Mothers Day gift that kids can learn about at Williams-Sonoma

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! At this session kids will discover some great gift ideas for Mom on Mother’s Day! You’ll learn how to use everything from a waffle maker to the Vitamix blender, which makes amazing smoothies. Then you can create a delicious treat that Mom and the rest of the family will enjoy. Suitable for ages 5 –13.

When: 
Saturday, May 2, 2015 10am

The Newburyport Farmers' Market

Newburyport Farmers find organic locally grown produce, mea, dairy Newburyport

The Newburyport Farmers Summer Market celebrates local fresh produce every Sunday morning rain or shine!  Start your Sunday browsing fresh North Shore local produce, meats, cheeses, and seafood in an open air market atmosphere! Food and beverage vendors offer fresh hot coffee, breakfast treats and delicious food. Live music every week!

When: 
Sundays, May - November 2015 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: 
Tannery Marketplace

Fast Chicks 5k

The Fast Chicks 5k raises funds for local families & celebrates active women! Th

The Fast Chicks 5k is a Hamilton-Wenham Mother's Club sponsored community fundraiser race that celebrates active women and raises funds for a selected charity each year. Now in it's forth year, the race begins and ends at Patton park and funds raise this year will go to the Family Promise North Shore Boston.

When: 
Saturday, May 2, 2015 race starts at 8 a.m.
Location: 
Patton Park

Mudeye Puppets at BPL

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!

When: 
Saturday, April 25, 2015 10am

Cape Ann Relay for Life

The Cape Ann Relay for Life will be held at Burnham's Field in Gloucester Massac

 

The Cape Ann Relay for Life is a community event that raises funds funds for the American Cancer Society and creates an opportunity to celebrate those who have battled cancer, remember lost loved ones, and fight back against the disease.  The 2013 Relay will take place at Newell Stadium at the Gloucester High School .

When: 
Saturday, June 20, 2015 12:00 Noon to 10:00 pm
Location: 
Burnham's Field

Anna Jaques Birth Center Tours

Anna Jaques Hospital invites expecting parents to tour the birth center

If you are expecting, or are considering starting a family, Anna Jaques Hospital invites you to a Birth Center Open House and tour. By attending, you are able to meet the obstetricians, gynecologists, certified nurse midwives, maternity nurses, pediatricians, neonatologists and family practice physicians who are available to take care of you during your pregnancy and after your baby is born. This will help you find the physician or midwife with whom you feel most comfortable. Once you have chosen your provider, you can begin scheduling the prenatal visits necessary for a healthy pregnancy. All physicians and midwives who deliver at the Anna Jaques Hospital Birth Center are board certified.

When: 
Tours are offered the first Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m.
Location: 
Anna Jaques Hospital

CAFM Spring Market

Come to the Spring Market at the Universalist Unitarian Church in Gloucester!

What does the Cape Ann Farmers' Market have to offer in Early Spring?  Plenty!  Come find out for yourself as the CAFM celebrates  a new year growing season and the arrival of Spring at the Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church in Gloucester. There will be lots of fun and friends and great food!

When: 
Saturday, March 21, 2015 10am-1pm

HW First Aid Training Course

Learn First Aid basics at the Hamilton Wenham Community House!

In this course, kids will learn the basics of first aid and learn what to do if they are presented with a person who is injured, in shock, bleeding or burned. This course goes beyond just calling 911, and the information your child learns could make a critical difference if they are presented with an emergency in their daily lives! Knowledge of first aid basics is an important life skill that builds confidence as they face new and different situations as they grow. Course fee includes certification, and is a great bonus to tweens and teens who babysit for other kids.

When: 
Saturday, March 14, 2015 9am-1pm

Baby Boot Camp

At Baby Boot Camp, moms get exercise while kids have fun!

Baby Boot Camp stroller-based fitness classes are designed specifically to help moms get fit. It takes the place of a personal trainer at a time in your life when you need one more than ever. Classes combine strength-training exercises with cardiovascular drills. Pilates, yoga and abdominal exercises help improve core strength. The stroller, resistance tubes (and even your child!) are used as an integral part of the workout. Come try it - the first class is always FREE! 

When: 
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays 9-10am
Location: 
Cove Community Center

Holiday Fairs at Essex Churches

Holiday Fairs at Essex Churches - The warmth of an old country church fair enlivens the town on a cold, winter’s day when all three of Essex’s downtown churches hold their annual Holiday Fair. All three churches are within walking distance with free on street parking. Gift bargains are served up along with homemade food and hot beverages. A dollar goes a long way at this event.

When: 
Saturday, November 22, 2014 9am - 2pm
Location: 
Downtown Essex
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