Discover the fascinating fish of Wellfleet Bay! Meet live fish to learn how these aquatic creatures are perfectly adapted for life underwater. Afterwards, paint a fish with a beautiful array of colors to create a print on paper or a t-shirt to take home. Program cost: $8 for Mass Audubon members; $10 for non-members.
Dates & Time: August 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 24, 26, 28. >>
Drop-in and experiment with paint, paper and collage to create works of art. Use your imagination to explore the creative world of theatre games. Different projects and games are offered each month!
Start your weekend off right with a fun and knowledgeable Stony Brook teacher on the trails learning about nature. Each day will have a special topic created to excite your child about the natural world. There will be crafts, activities and lots of laughter. So come and join the fun. Ages 2.9 to 6 with a parent. Fee: $5m/$6nm per person per session
June: Around the Pond/ Forest Floors and >>
Spend an evening appreciating the art of film with an international pop-up film festival, screenings of animated shorts and 1930s classics and more. Try your hand at some gourmet popcorn recipes while you’re at it! $10; Salem residents, free. >>
Help celebrate the arrival of Theo Jansen’s kinetic Strandbeest sculptures. Learn all about the engineering behind the beests, watch them in action and help construct a brand new one. $10; Salem residents, free. >>
Celebrate all things great and small from the world of Alice in Wonderland to alternate universes and Tiny Houses. Take a photo in our larger-than-life photo booth or add your own unique illustration to the story of Alice in Wonderland. Inspired by PEM’s newest Art & Nature Center exhibition, Nature of Scale. $10; Salem residents, free. >>
In partnership with Dribble, the international graphic design community, delve into the creative world of type, fonts and lettering. Form human letters, learn chalkboard and hand-lettering techniques, experiment with creating your own font and get an inside scoop on graphic design with PEM’s Creative Services team. $10; Salem residents, free. >>
Join a midwinter feast celebrating light in the darkest part of the year. Sample ancient festive beverages, search out art from many cultures featuring light and fire and drive out the darkness with music and dance. $10; Salem residents, free. >>
Kids and adults work together to find buried bones, hidden messages, a sneaky snake, a literally shocking machine, a musical zebra, live animals, and a book by a cat. Kids must be accompanied by adults, and vice versa—teams with only adults or only kids are not permitted on this hunt. Kids must be accompanied by adults, and vice versa—teams with only adults or only kids are not permitted on >>
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays this summer from July 7 through Aug 21 "Come Play with History" Tuesdays and Thursdays: Old fashioned games on the lawn at 10:30 a.m.
Fridays: Old Fashioned Fun “Make it & Take it” at 10:30 a.m.
The Claflin-Gerrish-Richards House in Wenham has stood on Main Street since the 1660s. Along the way, it has been home to four families, withstood the tensions of >>
This was a great article written by Dr. Anne Paris. I love the ideas and tools she gives to use. I have all three of the Empathy Way books and can't wait to read them to my Grandkids so that they can become Caring Empathetic Children and later teens, which is so important, especially in this world we live in. I can't wait to see what Dr. Paris has for us next!
Thank you for raising awareness about the need for foster parents in Massachusetts. As an organization that also provides Intensive Foster Care, The Home for Little Wanderers has found that many people are unaware of the different types of foster care. We encourage anyone who is interested to learn more. Every child deserves a safe and loving home.