Come to the Essex Fire Deaprtment for the annual spaghetti fundraiser!
23rd Annual Essex Firemen's Spaghetti Supper - The town’s volunteer firefighters put out quite a spread of all-you-can-eat homemade spaghetti and meatballs accompanied by salad, beverage...
Friends of Dane Street Playground Present the Polar Express at the Cabot Theater
The Friends of Dane Street Playground, a group of neighbors committed to designing and install a new, safe playground at Dane Street Beach, will host a fundraiser at the new Cabot Performing Arts...
NPL celebrates Native American Heritage Month with a screening of "Miss Navaho"
NPL celebrates Native American Heritage Month! Join us for a screening and discussion of the documentary "Miss Navajo." The role of women and tradition in Dine (Navajo) culture is explored...
NMYO is performing a benefit concert to help the ipswich Food Pantry!
Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras will perform a Thanksgiving concert to benefit the Ipswich Community Food Pantry. Come enjoy great music presented by some of the most talented youngsters on...
Ipswich Museum by Candlelight
Kids and their families are invited to the Ipswich Museum for Museum by Candlelight! The Museum's 1677 John Whipple House and 1657 replica Alexander Knight House will be open after dark and lit...
MIT's chain reaction competition is the Friday following Thanksgiving!
Whether it's the reaction induced between one creative contraption and another equally crafty contrivance, or the joyful reactions sparked on the faces of the spectators, the MIT Museum Friday...
come celebrate Native American History Month at Sawyer Free Library in Glouceste
Sawyer Free Library celebrates native American History Month with 'Fast Hawk', a member of the Micmac Northeast American Tribe! He will be bringing feathers, claws, animal skulls, a talking...
Aristides Rivas and Eglė Jarkova will perform at the Danvers Public Library
The Friends of the Peabody Institute Library of Danvers present an afternoon of classical music featuring violinist Eglė Jarkova and cellist Aristides Rivas as they perform the works of G.P. Telemann...
The Boston Ballet will host a Free Story Hour at the Danvers Public Library
Come join The Boston Ballet for a reading of The Nutcracker , a story about a young girl named Clara who is given a special gift and goes on a magical adventure.
Join an art session in Gloucester Ma designed just for the young artist!
Certified Montessori teacher, artist and local mother, Colleen Apostolos-Marsh will guide your young artist in an exploration of color, shape, and texture. Using a variety of media, your child will...

Take a Hike on a North Shore Trail!

A list of North Shore Trails for hiking, running, walking, snowshoeing and cross country skiing, find a trail on the North shore North of Boston Massachusetts

Hit the trail and discover some of the North Shore's hidden gems!

Things To Do and Events This Weekend with Kids

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Find books for children north of Boston. Fundraisers, parties and storytime with
Jana Harris is currently scheduling Barefoot Book Parties, Storytime and Fundraisering events for Fall and Winter 2014/2015. Share stories, connect families, inspire children and earn amazing host rewards. Free books!  Find and enjoy books, games, puppets and puzzles that will stay with your family for years to come. Jana Harris - 978-304-9028.


Tom Ellis and Collin Keegean at the helm of Schooner Thomas E. Lannon
Take a moment and explore this unique kickstarter campaign featuring a young boy named Collin Keegan, his love of science and an extraordinary drive to share what he learns with other kids. "Science All Around Us" is a concept for an educational series that explores how things work and why from the perspective of a kid who wants to reach other kids on a global scale.  Twenty minute episodes will start start with Collin focusing on an every-day problem that can be solved using scientific methods and ideas. The founding idea for the entire project is that kids can and should teach other kids.


Birthday party at Laser Quest Danvers MA
Perfect for kids, teenagers and adults; celebrate at Laser Quest in Danvers where all your friends and family can join in the excitement! Planning a birthday party is easy at Laser Quest. Call to learn more. 978-762-8778


Visit Plymouth Rock and the Plimoth Plantation this Thanksgiving Holiday
We are so close to Plymouth that it's worth a visit over the next few weeks so the kids can see and experience the history that they learn in school.  Check out Pilgrim Memorial State Park , home to the Mayflower II and the Plymouth Rock, then head down the road to Plimoth Plantation to experience pilgrim life as it was back in the 17th century. Plymouth is easy to get to from the North Shore, take 93 South to Route 3 South, you can't miss it!


Anybody can enter the 7th Annual Wenham Museum Gingerbread Contest!
All are invited to enter the 8th Annual Gingerbread Building Contest at the Wenham Museum! Individuals or groups of any experience level and any age are welcome to submit their creation as part of this years contest for display at this year's Gingerbread Express.