Celebrating its fifth year anniversary, Brookwood’s 4 to 14 Speaker Series: Parenting Elementary School Kids is pleased to welcome two writers of note who will once again speak to parents on issues of parenting, raising healthy children, and navigating the ups and downs of family life. On Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 7 p.m. Brookwood welcomes well known author Dr. Madeline Levine, whose latest book, Teach Your Children Well: Why Values and Coping Skills Matter More Than Grades, Trophies, or "Fat Envelopes" is a New York Times bestseller. Buy your Tickets today: the cost is $10 for a single event, $15 for a two-event series ticket.
Manchester, Massachusetts 01944
"Celebrating locally grown art, music, and food" in downtown Manchester-by-the-Sea, this all day event will highlight not only the idyllic beauty of Cape Ann but also the incredible talent for which the area has become synonymous. Featuring local talent including musical and artistic performers alike, visitors will enjoy music, art, food, and good times while taking in the sights of Masconomo Park. This family-friendly festival will feature free fun and excitement for all ages all day long!
Curiosity companions explore Bungalow Hill, Clarke's Pond, and Ocean Lawn discovering the wonders of nature-with all senses. This program is for young children accompanied by their favorite adult, who are guided around the Coolidge Estate by a trained 'Curiosity Companion'.
Teens and adults are invited to the Manchester Public Library to take part in writing exercises together with leader, Sara Collins. Bring in works in progress such as poetry, short stories, etc., to share. Please register. You may attend one or both workshops.
Summer at Brookwood is a coeducational summer camp for students entering Pre-Kindergarten through grade nine. Summer at Brookwood creates a fun and supportive environment in which students thrive in athletics, enrichment and the arts. Kids develop friendships, the body, the mind and the imagination.
On Thursday, July 3rd there will be a special 4th of July Concert at Singing Beach. This free holiday concert will run from 7:15-9:15 p.m., so grab your picnic blankets or lawn chairs and come on down. Immediately following the concert, stick around for the fireworks show launched from a barge just off of the beach!
The Annual Red, White & Blue Pancake Breakfast at Tuck's Point will feature live music, pony rides, a great breakfast and more at the beautiful seaside setting of Tuck's Point! The Manchester-Essex Rotary Club invites families to enjoy pancakes topped with strawberries, blueberries, and whipped cream, scrambled eggs, bacon, home fries, coffee, milk, and juice! Live Dixieland music and free pony rides will excite and entertain the kids! Proceeds support the Club's scholarship program and community service projects in Manchester and Essex.
The evening flight of herons, egrets, and ibises as they return to their night roost is an amazing spectacle to watch, especially when they are returning into the largest heronry in Massachusetts, just off the coast of Coolidge Point. Bring your dinner and enjoy the aerial drama of the life-and-death struggle in the colony.
The Manchester Public Library invites tweens and teens to engage in the mystery and science of a CSI Forensics Lab. Join the Think Tank detectives and learn how to use fingerprinting techiques and modern DNA science to investigate crime scenes!
Manchester Public Library welcomes families to the annual night of fire trucks, police cars, dump trucks and more. A close up view of Manchester vehicles will be on display and kids can explore the vehicles and get a first hand look at the equipment inside and the meet the people who use it. Event in the parking lot behind Manchester Town Hall. All ages welcome.