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MusicKidz at SPL

Salem Jazz and Soul Festival hosts a monthly music-education series, “MusicKidz"

The Salem Jazz and Soul Festival hosts a monthly music-education series, “MusicKidz” at the Salem Public Library’s Children’s Room. The classes are geared toward children in grades K through 5, and offer a fun hour-long session where kids can explore their musical interests!

When: 
Second Saturday of Each Month 10am
Location: 
Salem Public Library

Tap to Table at Appleton Farms

Learn about Maple Syrup at this 'Appleton Cooks' Session at the Trustees of

March is the time for sugaring in New England! Appleton keeps this very special tradition alive by tapping the farms beautiful maple trees and producing wood-fired, small batch syrup. We will begin the workshop by enjoying a leisurely walk around the farmstead to show you how sap is harvest and collected. We will make sure to stop along the way and visit our very own sugar shack.

When: 
Saturday, March 8, 2014 3-5:30PM
Location: 
Appleton Farms

Broth and Bread at Appleton Farms

Learn about Broth and Bread at this 'Appleton Cooks' Session in Ipswich MA!

Warm up in our cozy farm kitchen learning how to make country bread and delicious soups and stews. These hearty recipes will become favorites in your winter collection. A satisfying meal together will be enjoyed by all at the evening’s end!

When: 
Thursday, February 20, 2014 6-9PM
Location: 
Appleton Farms

Cooking from the Winter Pantry

Cook from your pantry with these 'Appleton Cooks' recipes at the Trustees of Res

Are you in a cooking rut and out of ideas for daily dinners?  This class will inspire creativity for preparing great family dishes, last-minute meals, and hearty comfort foods using the basic staples found in your very own cupboards! We promise you will walk away feeling ready to cook again, with many recipes to guide you. We will sit down at the end of class and enjoy a full meal together.

When: 
Thursday, February 6, 2014 6-9PM
Location: 
Appleton Farms

Tarts, Three Ways

Learn all about tarts from a master baker at the Trustees Appleton Farms in Ipsw

Jackie King, co-owner of A&J King Artisan Bakers in Salem, will show you the basics of tart production and assembly using three distinct methods. Based on the recipes and techniques outlined in her new book, Baking by Hand, participants will create three tarts from start to finish—to bring home or eat right away! This class is perfect for the aspiring pastry chef, sweet lover, or home cook. Join us for this inspiring workshop, then stop by the Appleton Farms Dairy Store to pick up your own copy of Baking by Hand.

When: 
Sunday, February 2, 2014 1-4 PM
Location: 
Appleton Farms

Animal Care Classes for Kids

The Children's Museum of New Hampshire and the NHSPCA team up to help kids learn about animal care! Kids and animals go together like peanut butter and jelly. From a young age, children are fascinated by animals and love to lavish affection on their pets. Sometimes, they can be a little overzealous, though, and that’s where humane education comes in, helping kids understand the best ways to interact with their pets.

Nature Art Classes: Rockin' Reindeer

Kids will learn about reindeer at Mass Audubon's Joppa Flats Education Center in

In this class kids will make a reindeer out of sticks and twigs and learn about real reindeer. They'll also explore seed travel and talk about how plants get ready for the winter. Any season is a great time to notice nature's beauty and to make it come to life with amazing works of art! Each series offers different themes and different materials to engage every young artist's budding creativity. Sign up for one class at a time, or come for the whole series. Move over, Michelangelo - make room for all our Joppa artist superstars! 

When: 
Thursday, December 12, 2013 3:45-5:15 pm

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.

When: 
Saturday, December 7, 2013 10am-Noon

Nature Art Classes: Turkey Time

Kids will learn about turkies at Mass Audubon's Joppa Flats Education

In this class kids will make a centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table while they learn all about these local birds. Any season is a great time to notice nature's beauty and to make it come to life with amazing works of art! Each series offers different themes and different materials to engage every young artist's budding creativity. Sign up for one class at a time, or come for the whole series. Move over, Michelangelo - make room for all our Joppa artist superstars! 

When: 
Thursday, November 21, 2013 3:45-5:15 pm

Gingerbread House Workshop & Lunch

Gingerbread House workshop and lunch at SeaGlass Restaurant in Salisbury!

Bring home your very own Gingerbread House creation!  Creative chefs will love the endless decorating options—from frosted candy roofs and pretzel picket fences to tootsie roll campfires and marshmallow snowmen. Enjoy lunch, cheerful holiday tunes and tips from Baker Jim!

When: 
Saturday, November 30, 2013 10am or 1pm
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