children, Entertainment, event Duxbury, Hingham
The South Shore Conservatory will be holding its Family Arts Festival at in Hingham and Duxbury locations on Saturday September 6th . The conservatory welcomes local families to spend time together exploring music, theater and dance. Admission is free
The family arts festival begins with an SSC faculty performance followed by an open house for all Creative seeds programs. A variety of activities include:
Hingham: 10:00-11:30 am
Duxbury: 1:30-3 pm
Featuring George Little and “Ferdinand the Bull”
Winter/Spring: January 24, 2015 (snow date Jan 25)
Hingham 10:00-11:30 am
Duxbury 1:30-3 pm
Open to the public, the free Family Arts Festival welcomes the area’s families to spend time together exploring the variety of arts enrichment offerings at SSC. Our continuum of learning nurtures every age and stage of development.
This semi-annual festival begins with an SSC faculty performance followed by an open house passport travel through SSCreativeseeds programs. A variety of activities include:
Instrument Petting Zoo: Percussion, Woodwinds, Brass
Interactive Movement and Drama presentation
Piano FUNdamentals class sampler
Creative Dance Sampler (Duxbury only)
Suzuki Method Demonstrations
Arts Principled Preschool and Kindergarten open house (Hingham only)
Admission to all activities is free of charge. Families are welcome to tour the facility, meet faculty and staff, and learn more about the broad range of programs offered for children of all ages.
One Conservatory Drive, Hingham, MA 02043 (781) 749-7565
Ellison Center for the Arts P.O. Box 1523, Duxbury, MA 02331 (781) 934-2731
Fall is here and that means alot of fun! It is my favorite season and luckily for families South of Boston there is plenty to do! Make sure you subscribe to our updates to keep up to date on family events on the South Shore
- Go Apple Picking
- Make Leaf Art
- Go on a Hay Ride
- Have a photo shoot in a leaf pile
- Have a s’mores bonfire
- Make Carmel apples with your bounty from apple picking
- Go pumpkin picking
- Make pumpkin cookies
- Take a nature walk at Ames Norwell or Worlds End and go leaf peeping
- Visit the Endless summer festival in Hull
- Make an apple pie
- Carve a pumpkin
- See a joust at King Richard ‘s Fair
- Visit a haunted house
- Go to a High school or semi pro football game
- Attend a Harvest or Fall festival on the South Shore
- Attend a Family Friendly Oktoberfest
- Attend a story time at a new place like Magic Beans or the South Shore Children’s Museum
- Go to a craft fair
- Roast Pumpkin seeds
- Do a nature scavenger hunt
- Watch Halloween movies for a day
- Attend a Halloween Party
- Boo the Zoo at Buttonwood Zoo
- Visit a magic Halloween castle at Castle Island
- Get lost in a corn maze
- Visit the corn festival at South Shore natural science center
Kids Activities & Classes Brockton, Kids Dance Classes
Here are girls and boys dance and performing arts classes in Brockton Massachusetts
1154 North Montello Street
Brockton, MA 02301
At The Gold School our mission is to provide a safe and encouraging environment for girls and boys to explore their creativity through dance. Our staff of esteemed professional dancers offers exceptional dance instruction for children and young adults in ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop, classical and modern dance.
60 S. Skinner Street
Brockton, MA 02302
At eXpressions we follow a curriculum to ensure that students receive a consistent dance education which builds on previous knowledge no matter what instructor is teaching the class. We believe that it not only encourages students when placed in a class that is accurate for their dance knowledge level it also helps the class excel when all students are on the same level.
New students with previous dance experience entering the elementary program will complete a placement test to ensure proper class assignment.
Students may proceed to the next level (grade) upon proficient completion of the skills required for their current level of study.
Throughout the school year students are not only taught steps and technique but also history, information and news about what is going on in the dance world.
In addition to taking classes students have the opportunity to perform, attend professional performances and take classes from world class master teachers
5 Mill Street
Brockton MA 02301
We are located at 5 Mill St., corner of Manley St. in Brockton. Our air conditioned building provides an upper and lower studio with a total dance space of 2500 sq. ft., the latest in audio equipment, fully mirrored walls and ample parking.
Also, for your convenience, we carry
children, event, Parks and Nature Middleboro
The 65th annual East Middleboro 4-H fair will be held on Labor Day weekend Saturday August 30th and Sunday August 31st at the 4 H fairgrounds. It is great family friendly event that kids and parents to enjoy! There is no admission or parking fee, just come and enjoy the day
There are no amusement rides, but there is much to do. Join us on Saturday afternoon for our popular country auction. Or watch the animal costume parade followed by the tractor parade on Saturday. The country store (rummage sale) and book tents are open throughout the fair and a variety of great food is available including our famous chicken barbecue Sunday afternoon!
In the schoolhouse 4–H members display their many talents as they compete for ribbons. In the morning come for breakfast and stay to watch one of the many animal shows. Our 4–H members care for and work with their animals all year, come and see what they have accomplished.
The East Middleboro Fair is sponsored and presented solely by volunteers. Most of our volunteers are members of the East Middleboro Community Committee or 4–H members and their families.
2014 East Middleboro 4-H Fair Schedule
Saturday August 30th
8am Fair Opens
Country Store Opens
8am-10am Breakfast Served
9:30am Rabbit Show – Rabbit Tent
9:45am Welcoming Ceremony
Registration for Open Cribbage Tournament
10am-12pm Dog Show
10am Open Cribbage Tournament
12:00 Noon Country Kitchen Opens
12pm Poultry Showmanship
1pm Swine Show – Pole Barn
2:45pm Scholarship Recognition
TBA Open Family Games
4:30pm Tractor Parade
6:30pm Fair Closes
Sunday August 31st
8am Non-Denominational Worship Service and Blessings of the
9:00am Registration for Briggs Memorial Horseshoe Tournament
9am-12pm Breakfast Served
10:30am Goat Show
12pm Sheep Show
TBA Corn Husking Contest
1:30pm Beef and Dairy Show
2-5pm Chicken BBQ
3pm Open Children’s and Animal Costume Parade
6:30p Animals Released
4-H Grounds, 183 Thompson St. (Route 105), Middleboro, MA 02346
Kids Activities & Classes Braintree, Kids Dance Classes
Here are girls and boys dance and performing arts classes in Braintree Massachusetts
89 Pearl St #5A
Braintree MA, 02184
At Bridget’s Dance Studio we offer both competitive and recreational dance classes, gymnastics, musical theater, Acro, Glee, Irish Step and more. Also have a studio in Norwell MA
435 Washington St
Braintree, MA 02184.
We offer our students classes in Pre-Ballet, Classical Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Boys-Only Hip-Hop, Young Adult Programs, and more.
Our mission is to provide quality, classical dance education in a fun, yet pre-professional environment for dancers wishing to focus on the art of ballet and other dance forms. Our structured programs are perfect for the determined, dedicated dancer, as well as the young dancer looking to explore and enjoy the world of dance. Our goal is to offer every student the education and training they need to accomplish their dance dreams.
Melissa Kelley’s Dance Studio of Braintree is also the home of The Braintree Ballet Company, which was established in 1994 to give serious dance students an opportunity to further their ballet dance education by performing full-length ballets.
12 Elm Street Braintree Ma 02184
Stedman Avenue Entrance Inside First Congregational Church, upstairs
Fostering a love for dance for 30 years… Dance Concepts is a family run dance studio in Braintree Ma. We specialize in all dance styles, from Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern/Contemporary, Hip-Hop, and Lyrical.
197 Quincy Ave., Braintree, MA 07184
Joan’s Olympic Gym and Fitness Center offers both classical instruction and dance classes for today’s modern youth. We offer ballet, tap, jazz and hip-hop programs for children aged 3 to teen. Our trained professionals teach children the fundamental elements of movement, and strengthen their abilities to coordinate those movements to showcase various styles. Please see the details of our dance programs below:
381 Washington Street, Braintree
Amy’s Dance Dynamics was opened in 1995 by Amy Wallace Valle. Her goal as an educator was to create an environment where students could thrive and build their self confidence while also increasing their gross motor skills. At Amy’s Dance Dynamics, we strive to create a fun and nurturing environment where everyone can shine!
We offer Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Pointe, Hip Hop, Lyrical and Movement classes for toddlers through teens. We keep our class sizes small for the best learning environment and for a more personalized approach. coming soon: singing and yoga
children, event Norwell
Magic Beans Norwell is the South Shore’s best toy store, and your source for the best in baby gear! If you’re looking for toys, baby gifts, strollers and other products for babies and kids in Norwell, Hingham, Scituate, Cape Cod, and other local communities, this is the toy store for you. They are now in the same building as our good friends at Mamas Move, a wonderful mom-owned business
The Magic Beans baby stores and toy stores were founded in Boston by local parents of three, and offer a terrific selection of baby products, baby strollers, car seats, and more from top baby brands, as well as unique toys and games for boys and girls of any age. We provide personalized customer service and expert advice on choosing the perfect baby stroller, car seat, baby furniture, baby gifts, holiday gifts, and birthday presents, and we even offer free gift wrap on every purchase.
Whether you’re shopping for a newborn, toddler, older kids, or new or expectant parents, Magic Beans Norwell is conveniently located for families in Plymouth, Weymouth, Cohasset, Hanover, Duxbury, Braintree, and more. They also have four toy store and baby store locations in Boston, and one in southern Connecticut.
Magics Beans has storytime on Thursday morning at 11:30am
Story time is read by one of our very own Magic Beans employee’s from our library of entertaining children’s books.
Magic Beans Norwell
45 Pond Street
Norwell, MA 02061
Kids Activities & Classes Abington, Kids Dance Classes
Here are girls and boys dance and performing arts classes in Abington Massachusetts
11 Orange Street & 509 Washington St, Abington, MA
The Triple Threat Experience. Professional quality training in Voice, Dance, Musical Theatre, Acting, and Television. Our student’s training has earned them the National Title of Best Overall Performance at the 2014 Access Broadway National Competition as well as 4 National titles!
254 Washington Street (Rt. 18) Abington, MA 02351
We are proud to welcome you to the 69th season of the Nancy Bradford Dance Studio. The studio opened in 1946 and between the years of 1960 through the 1980′s, Nancy operated four studios simultaneously in nearby towns. Now operating one studio with her daughter and co-director Terri Trunfio, the Nancy Bradford Dance Studio draws students from a wide geographical area.
The Nancy Bradford Dance Studio offers recreational dance lessons for ages 3 and up. We are a non-competitive dance studio. Our students learn the art of dance and performance, while developing emotional, physical and social skills in a fun and positive environment.
children, event Hingham
The Hingham Police Department will be hosting their Annual Family Fun Day on Sunday August 24th from 11am-2pm at the Cronin Field behind the Behind Central Fire Station. This is great family day to celebrate Hingham
Here are some of the activities
Police Cars and Motorcycles
Speed Pitch Machine
U.S. Coast Guard Boats
Plymouth County Sheriff Child ID
Army National Guard Trucks
State Police Helicopter Landing (Weather permitting)
Hingham Fire Department Field of Foam
Fun Day T-Shirts
(There is a small charge for food)