Boston Marathon Day at MOS

Learn about the science behind long distance endurance running at MOS

Whether you're running or spectating at the Boston Marathon this year, a visit to Museum of Science will teach you the latest in endurance sports science! The museum has created special exibits and hands-on activities that will allow visitors to explore the science behind long-distance endurance running.  Combined with presentations by special guests, visitors will gain a better understanding the forces experienced by the runner's body, and what training does to minimize their effects.

Saturday, April 19, 2014 9am - close
Museum of Science

Kid's Bicycle Safety Day

Come to the First Annual Kid's Bike Safety Day hosted by Big Mike's Bikes!

All children are welcome at Big Mike's Bikes first annual Kids' Bicycle Safety Day at O'Maley Innovation School in Gloucester! We will have an obstacle course that teaches hand signals and rules of the road, a free bicycle safety check, and great prizes like new helmets and bike lights! We will be in the parking lot between the ice rink and skate park. Bring the whole family!

Sunday May 4, 2014 12-4pm

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!

Saturday, April 19, 2014 10:30am-1:30pm

Junior Chef Class at Williams-Sonoma

Little hands are great for making fresh pasta.  Williams-Sonoma Jr. Chef Class

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! At this class, kids will learn to prepare simple and delicious recipes ranging from main courses to snacks!  The theme for April 26: Making Fresh Pasta. Little hands are great tools for making fresh pasta – from rolling to slicing – join us and learn how to prepare fresh pasta – and surprise mom on Mother’s Day.

Saturday, April 26, 2014 9:30-10:30am
Northshore Mall

Fast Chicks 5k

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

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.  There's also a FREE kids race - a 100 yard dash! Now in it's third year, the race begins and ends at Patton park and funds raise this year will go to the Wellspring House, a North Shore organization based in Gloucester that empowers individuals and families to live more secure lives through basic needs assistance, education and job training.

Saturday, May 3, 2014 9:15 am (race start - come earlier)
Kids Fun Run at 10:15am
Patton Park

Boston Hoop Troop

The Boston Hoop Troop is coming to Newbury!

The Newbury Town Library is having a hula hooping extravaganza! bring your little ones ages 6+ (families welcome!) to the library to see what amazing tricks the Boston Hoop Troop can do with their hoops and learn a little bit yourself.  Guaranteed to get you moving and smiling, this event should be tons of fun!

Saturday, March 8, 2014, 12:30-1:30pm
Newbury Town Library

Family Zumba at Pathways

Get your sillies out with a mid vacation week family zumba session at PW4C

Pathways for Children offers a FREE mid-February Vacation Zumba session for families!  Come to the The Open Door for a fun dance session that is bound to get the sillies out!  Choose from two session times taught by Manchester Athletic Club Gymazing Dance Instructor Lindsay Mzaouakk! Space is limited so register today!


Wenesday, February 19, 2014 10-10:45am or 11-11:45am
Pathways for Children

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.

Saturday, December 7, 2013 10am-Noon

The Newburyport Farmers' Market

You'll find Organic locally grown produce, meat & dairy at the  Newburyport Farm

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!

Sundays, April 14 - November 17, 2013 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Tannery Marketplace

4th Annual - Run the Heater 5K

Kids will race in Manchester for the 'Run the Heater' Race!

The 4th Annual - Run the Heater 5K usually starts and ends at Singing Beach but due to anticipated construction at Singing Beach this fall, we will be using a revised route this year. The Heater is the traditional route that early citizens of Manchester used to warm up their horses. This 3.1 mile route celebrates this Manchester tradition, and brings you through and around the heart of Downtown Manchester.  Kids will run a separate race on the beach with medal to be given every particitipant.  Other fun activities will include facepainting, live music and a fun family atmosphere.

Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 9-11am
Race starts at 9:15 am
Kids Fun Run at 10:15 am
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