Tour

Mary Poppins Kite Party

The Trustees of Reservations will host Let’s Go Fly a Kite: A Practically Perfec

The Trustees of Reservations will host Let’s Go Fly a Kite: A Practically Perfect Mary Poppins Party at Castle Hill on the Crane Estate! Activities will include kite making and flying, chalk drawing, lawn games, and more.

When: 
Sunday, June 7, 2015 1-4pm

Kayak Fox Creek

Take a guided kayak paddle of Fox Creek with the Trustees of Reservations!

Have you ever wanted to kayak the winding waters that meander through the marsh between the Ipswich River and Essex Bay? Join us at Steep Hill Beach for this late-in-the-day adventure as we paddle Fox Creek, the oldest man-made tidewater canal in the United States! As we wend our way through the marsh, we'll be on the lookout for herons, egrets, and other shore birds -- with luck we'll spot an osprey hunting for its supper! We'll supply the kayaks and lifejackets; please call to learn more.

When: 
Sunday, May 24, 2015 4-6pm

Renaissance of Ravenswood: Walk Through the Centuries

Explore the history of Ravenswood with the Trustees of Reservations in Glouceste

Rescued Road, Revolution & Renaissance - Walk through history at Ravenswood Park! Ravenswood, over the centuries, has changed from once a main thoroughfare, to a backwoods, and now to our favorite local refuge. On this guided walk, we'll see the evidence from the past and learn the stories of a colorful cast of characters who help make Ravenswood the unique and special place we all treasure today. Pre-Registration requested

When: 
Second Sunday of each month through November 2015 1-3pm
Location: 
Ravenswood Park

Shore Country Day School Open House

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.

When: 
Open House: Friday, May 1st, 2015 - 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Fenway Park Open House

Kids and fans are invited to Fenway Park for a day long open house!

the Boston Red Sox invite fans, young and old, to explore Fenway Park at their own pace. The free, open to the public event gives fans a chance to discover behind-the-scenes locations (including the dugouts and the 'Green Monster') and learn more about "America's Most Beloved Ballpark" through a variety of family-friendly activities:

When: 
Saturday, April 25, 2015 10am-6pm
Location: 
Fenway Park

Kid's Tower Tour at Halibut Point

Tour the WWII era observation tower at Halibut Point State Park.

Have you ever seen the view from the artillery fire control tower at Halibut Point? On a clear day, you can see all the way to the Isles of Shoals in New Hampshire and Mt. Agamenticus in Maine. Join the park interpreter for a guided tour of the tower and learn what it was used for many years ago. View the ocean and distant land forms from high above the quarry with binoculars.

When: 
Tuesday, April 22, 2015 10:30-11:30am

Kids' Halibut Point Quarry Tour

Kids will enjoy this tour of the Halibut Point State Park and Quarry with a focu

Here’s a Quarry Tour for the young set! Join the Halibut Point State Park interpreter for an inside look at the Quarry video followed by a kid-friendly tour around the quarry. Tour includes the splitting of a granite block outside the Visitor Center. Meet at the Visitors Center in the park. Wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. For all ages, best for 8 years and older. Rain or shine, pouring rain cancels.

When: 
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 10-11am

Toad Trek at Crane Wildlife Refuge

Come tot he Crane Wildlife Refuge in search of toads and other peepers!

Ever wonder what that screeching sound is on damp spring evenings? The cacophonous chorus of toads and Spring Peepers means winter is finally coming to an end. In the early evening darkness we'll quietly make our way through the dunes to the bogs and puddles that serve as breeding pools for the American Toad, and hope to catch a glimpse of them (and other species too!) as they call to find a mate. These are the toads you most often see around your yard – but there's a lot to learn about them! Come with us as we get up close and personal with these bumpy jumpers!  *Children must be accompanied by an adult.

When: 
Saturday, April 18, 2015 7-9PM

Ziptour! and Art Activity: Fun with Fluff

Did you know Fluff was made in Lynn, MA? Come find out more at Lynn Museum!

Join the Lynn Museum and Historical Society to learn about Fluff! As part of the museum's April Vacation Week programming join us for a 15-minute tour given by Museum-trained guides that will feature an in-depth look at a museum object on view. These tours are open to all museum visitors and will spotlight a different object from the collection. This tour will look at our favorite marshmallow treat Fluff using photographs and advertising materials! After, visitors will be invited to create mosaic style recreation of the Fluff sign.

When: 
Thursday, April 23, 2015 2:30pm

Halibut Point Quarry Tour

Kids will enjoy this tour of the Halibut Point State Park and Quarry with a focu

Enjoy a guided tour of Halibut Point State Park around the Babson Farm Quarry, unearthing the granite industry era followed by a traditional hand-tool stone splitting demonstration.  Halibut Point itself is made of sheets of 440 million year-old granite that now cascades from rocky headlands to the abundant tidal pools below. The panorama encompasses views from Crane Beach in Ipswich to Mount Agamenticus in Maine and the Isles of Shoals off the coast of New Hampshire. This glorious natural landscape is breathtaking and inspiring.

When: 
Saturdays, April 18 & 25, 2015 10-11am
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