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What to do with the kids this weekend

This week’s snowstorm will keep the kids busy outside building snow forts and sledding.  When they’re ready to do something else (or you are!),  here are some ideas for warm activities.  Check back often.  I’ll  add more information as I … Continue reading

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Recent Posts on Flapping like a Haddock

Events and Activities March 1 – March 7 Choosing an Early Education or After School Program Nature in the Winter Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! Black Bean, Corn and Turkey Chili If you would like to include your event or activity, please email me your information.

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Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

“Today you are you, that is truer than true. there is no one alive who is youer than you.” Anyone know which Dr. Seuss book that’s from? Well, school’s closed today because of the weather. It’s Dr. Seuss’s birthday and … Continue reading

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Good day for making chili!

If you’re looking for something to do with the family   today and you don’t feel like venturing out, here’s a great recipe you can improvise and involve the kids. It’s a favorite in my family! But first ya gotta start … Continue reading

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Flapping like a Haddock

I’m adding new info to Flapping like a Haddock all the time. Please feel free to send me updates and things that are happening for families around the Cape. Each week I look through the Times and Beacon for activities … Continue reading

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Take your kids to the Library!

If you have children and remember the magic of learning to read, why not share some of those books you loved as a child?  There are programs for children as young as newborns, movies, activities, and  music  for children of … Continue reading

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February Vacation! Stuff to do with the Kids!

Plenty for parents to plan to do on vacation this month Parents and caregivers looking for activities for the children during school vacation week can choose from several offerings from local organizations. Here’s a short list of the activities offered  … Continue reading

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The Hermit of Ravenswood

BIRD CALLS PUNCTUATE THE AIR WHILE THE HUM OF A bee provides a soothing song. Only the train whistle permeates the serenity of Ravenswood Park, much the way it must have done for the “Hermit of Gloucester” a century ago. … Continue reading

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What to do with the kids this weekend-

It’s pretty cold out there! Another 6 weeks of winter…lots of hot chocolate and s’mores! If you feeling a little cabin-fevered, here are a few things to do around town. Gloucester Cinema – Movies and Times Cape Ann Lanes – … Continue reading

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Gloucester Stage Co. youth workshops

Gloucester Stage Company has announced its winter session of Youth Acting Workshops for children ages 6 to 17. The six-week workshop, taught by award-winning actress Heidi Dallin, will be held Saturdays beginning Feb. 7. All classes are held at Gloucester … Continue reading

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Things to do this weekend with kids (or without!)

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Please don’t sell my buoy!

You can see how attached this little one is to her art work. When it came time to put her buoy up for bid, she just couldn’t let it go. For more photos of last night’s Art Haven Buoy Auction, … Continue reading

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Art Haven Art Show and Buoy Auction

Received this info from David Brooks- ART HAVEN  ART SHOW 2009 Programs Fundraiser Dear Friends, On January 30th, Cape Ann Art Haven will be conducting its first ever Art Show and fundraiser. For the last 6 months, Art Haven has … Continue reading

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Things to do with Kids!

It’s winter-the kids are inside most of the time. If you have children and they’re flapping like a haddock (or maybe you are!), here are some ideas to keep the whole family happy. Visit Flapping like a Haddock for updates,  … Continue reading

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Reminder-Cape Ann Symphony Concert this Saturday

This year’s family concert features the world premiere of “Katy and the Big Snow” by local composer Robert J. Bradshaw. Commissioned by the Cape Ann Symphony to commemorate award-winning author & illustrator Virginia Lee Burton’s centennial year, the musical retelling … Continue reading

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The Puppy Chronicles #1

If you’re thinking about getting a puppy, this might be where you should start…the real life adventure of  SCRUFFY!!—-Sharon

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Things to do with the Kids

So cold out there! Stay inside, watch a movie, or cook up something with the kids, or you can venture out and keep warm at one of these events or programs happening around town.

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