Nichole’s Picks 3/17 + 3/18

Pick #1: Power of Play Festival

Sunday, March 18th

Please join the Gloucester Education Foundation at the Power of Play Festival at Gloucester High School

The Gloucester Education Foundation is proud to host the Power of Play Festival, a day of play for Gloucester families and kids of all ages. Play is an important learning tool that promotes creative and innovative thinking. Play also helps kids develop skills that are a foundation for life-long success, including critical thinking, communication, problem solving, and collaboration.  The Power of Play Festival will feature fun family activities like: an obstacle course, art projects, lego building, games, music, dance, fort-building, goop-making, sand and water play and LOTS more.

Hosted by Gloucester Education Foundation and Sponsored by Cape Ann Savings Bank and Cape Ann Savings Trust & Financial Services Department


Pick #2:  Boston Flower and Garden Show

March 14th to 18th:  Seaport World Trade Center, Boston



The Boston Flower & Garden Show is about inspiring, educating and motivating the region’s gardeners. Whether for curb appeal, backyard, kitchen, indoor, rooftop or community gardens, this is where New England’s green lovers go to discover new ideas while having fun with family and friends.

This March, as winter wanes, the Boston Flower & Garden Show’s designers, exhibitors and marketplace vendors will whet your appetite for the sumptuous joys of the season ahead. Colorful life-sized gardens, intricate floral arrangements, informative lectures and demonstrations and exciting special events will incorporate elements of the popular food gardening trend. Learn about organics, small-space gardens, homesteading hobbies, edibles as ornamentals and family-friendly spaces for outdoor dining and entertaining. Enjoy the first taste of Spring while gathering the recipes and ingredients you’ll need for this year’s successful garden.

Pick #3:  South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Sunday, March 18th.  Parade start, 1:00




As always, for a comprehensive list of family friendly activities, please visit our friends at North Shore Kid

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