Rockport, Massachusetts 01966

Seaside Stroll & Birding Basics

You and your child can learn the basics of birding at Halibut Point State Park

The Trustees of Reservations invites families to come learn birding basics while enjoying the woodlands and heathlands at the weather-beaten bluffs of Halibut Point State Park or the wide open spaces of Coolidge Point Reservation. Swarms of shorebirds can be viewed at this these prestigious coastal birding points! Meet at the parking area. Pre-registration is not required.

Third Sunday Monthly, April through August 8-10am

Rockport Community Egg Hunt

The Rockport Chamber of Commerce sponsors the annual Community Egg Hunt

The Rockport Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the annual Community Egg Hunt for the children of the Town in the Millbrook Meadow weather and meadow conditions permitting.

Saturday, April 19, 2014 2pm

Earth Day Coastal Clean Up

Earthday for shoreline cleanups at Halibut Point and Coolidge Point Reservation!

The Trustees of Reservations invites you and your kids to come out to one of their most spectacular coastal reservations to celebrate Earth Day 2014. Take this opportunity to teach your children the benefits of stewardship and to have a great time as a family.  At Halibut Point State Park and/or the Coolidge Point Reservation, your help is needed cleaning up the shoreline, building a bird box or a boardwalk, or simply drinking in the beauty of our special places. Call for details. Please register in advance!

Saturday, April 19, 2014 10am-12noon

Motif #1 Day

Motif #1 in Rockport Massachusetts is an American icon in literature, art and ph

Bring the family to Rockport for a full day of activities on Motif No. 1 Day! Hosted by Rockport Festivals, this festival celebrates Rockport across the arts through the symbol of Rockport’s famous fishing shack, Motif No. 1, the subject of countless paintings and photographs throughout the last century.

Saturday, May 17, 2014 10am-6pm
Downtown Rockport

Ghostlight Chorus at Shalin Liu

Ghostlight Chorus will perfrom FREE at Rockport's Shalin Liu Performance Center!

Ghostlight Chorus is an exceptional 16-member chamber choir who performs a varied repertoire of sacred and secular a cappella compositions from the 16th to the 21st centuries. Their performances range from cathedrals to concert halls to the PS1 Benefit at MoMA New York to a live performance with the Rolling Stones. The performance will include Rockport High School Madrigals and Chorus.

Thursday, March 27, 2014 7pm

Rockport Public Library LEGO Club

Come build using LEGOs at the Rockport Public Library

Attend an afternoon of LEGOs at Rockport Public Library. LEGOs are provided. LEGO donations are gratefully accepted.

Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 2 pm.

Wenham Street Brass Concert

Wenham Street Brass will play a free concert at the Shalin Liu Center, Rockport

Shalin Liu Performance Center invites you to a FREE concert at their Shalin Liu Center on Motif #1 Day! Created in 2010, the Wenham Street Brass is a trio of young professionals dedicated to engaging audiences through performance and education. They are the ensemble-in-residence for A Street Music Education, a music school in Quincy, MA. With graduate degrees from the New England Conservatory, it has a wide variety of experience that reflects an interest in music of many time periods and genres.

Saturday, May 17, 2014 12-1 pm

Next Generation Recital at Shalin Liu

Rockport musics presents young composer/musicians Szilvia Miko and Matthew Wooda

Rockport Music hosts two young composer/musicians for a FREE recital at their beautiful waterfront performing arts center in Rockport Massachusetts! Szilvia Mikó and Matthew Woodard are young musicians/composers who will perform works by Beethoven, Copland, Khachaturian, Howard Frazin, as well as compositions of their own.

Sunday, February 23, 2014 3PM

RPL: Charlie Hope Concert

Visit Rockport Public Library for a Charlie Hope Concert

Award-winning singer and songwriter Charlie Hope will perform at Rockport Public Library on Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 at 10:30 am.

Charlie Hope, an internationally touring, Juno Award-winner and one of the freshest voices in today's burgeoning family music scene.

Her performance at Rockport Public Library invites interaction, with children's classics like "I Love the Mountains, "Apples and Bananas," and "Skip to My Lou" mixed in with original singable songs.

Cool Mom Picks recommends Hope's "clear-as-glass, pitch-perfect voice."

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.

Preschool Story Time at RPL

Visit Rockport Public Library

The library is usually closed in the morning, but they open the doors for preschool story time! Come for a 1/2 session filled with stories, songs and finger plays! Stay and play with friends, then check out some great books to bring home!

Tuesdays at 10 a.m.
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