This Week's Picks

This Week's Picks

Lots to do this Memorial Day weekend! Here are just a few highlights from our calendar. Visit us on Facebook for updates, and always confirm before heading out.Outdoor Survival Challenge for Teens (May 28)Bio-Blitz Free-for-All at Joppa Flats (May 29)NEW! ...

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Review: Cirque du Soleil's "KURIOS: Cabinet of Curiosities"

Review: Cirque du Soleil's "KURIOS: Cabinet of Curiosities"

As a parent, it's hard to know what's more fun about going to the circus: watching the actual show or watching the kids clap their hands, eyes bugging, as a performer does something amazing and/or particularly dangerous. "KURIOS: Cabinet of ...

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Welcome, El Galeon! An Inside Look

Welcome, El Galeon! An Inside Look

The Spanish tall ship El Galeon sails into Newburyport on May 25, hosting a full weekend of public deck tours, local school groups, and private events, plus a pair of pirate parties just for the kids. In anticipation of the ...

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Memorial Day Parades and Observances

Memorial Day Parades and Observances

Teaching the meaning of Memorial Day to your children can be tricky. It's easy to get lost in the rush of picnics, parades and fun during what many see as the unofficial start to summer. However, communities all around the ...

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Seacoast United Tryouts for U9-U16 Soccer Set for June

Seacoast United Tryouts for U9-U16 Soccer Set for June

Seacoast United has scheduled its June tryouts for the 2016/17 soccer season for all age groups, and you won't have far to travel: All tryouts will be held at the Seacoast United Admirals facility right here in Amesbury. Seacoast United ...

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3 Creative Ways to Get to Know Your Neighbors

3 Creative Ways to Get to Know Your Neighbors

Feeling like a local in a new community can take years. Even longtime locals can feel isolated as houses nearby change hands. While having children of similar ages can often pave the road to meeting others in your community, it's ...

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Cool Berry Flag Cake

Cool Berry Flag Cake

This cool, refreshing "cake" does double-duty for Memorial Day and the Fourth of July.You'll Need:10 sheets graham crackers3 Tablespoons sugar4 teaspoons butter, meltedLight whipped topping, room temperature (for easy spreading)Strawberries, slicedBlueberriesHow To:Preheat oven to 325 degrees.Place graham crackers and sugar ...

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