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The Music Man

Sing and dance with our very own Music Man! A family concert, featuring familiar and original tunes, performed by local dad and musician, Brian Doser.

Monday and Thursday Mornings at 10am
Saturdays at 10:30am
Saturday Performances will begin again in September.
(45 minutes)

(No Monday holiday performances)
$5.00 admission per family

Music Man Birthday Party

Celebrate your birthday with the Music Man!
A 2 hour birthday party filled with singing and dancing.

$300 (includes 1 hour complimentary set up and half hour clean up)

A Princess Birthday Party

Make your birthday a royal celebration!
A 2 hour birthday party with one of your favorite princesses, Elsa, Anna, Belle, Snow White, Cinderella, Rapunzel or Merida. Your princess will sing, perform, provide face painting and pose for photographs with you and your guests.

$300 (includes 1 hour complimentary set up and half hour clean up)
Talent provided by Stage 284.

Lego Builder Breakfast

A collaborative program through The Community House and Fresh Food Catering.
Ages 3 and up
Saturday, October 15

Join us for a fun-filled morning as we build Legos together. Over 40 unique Lego sets will be on display in our own Lego Museum! Each guest will enjoy a full breakfast buffet and Lego building workshop presented by Co-owners of Fresh Food Catering and Master Lego Builders, Chris and Jason Keohane. In addition, each child will be provided with their very own Lego set to take home!
Fee: $30 per adult, $24 per child
Registration fee is all inclusive – meal, workshop, child gift and gratuity
Fresh Food Catering, a division of the Wenham Tea House Restaurant, is a local, from-scratch catering company known for their exceptional culinary and customer service. FFC is the exclusive caterer of The Community House.

Sewing for Kids

Grades 2-5
Wednesdays, 1-2:30pm
Session I: September 28 – November 2 (no class 10/12)
Patchwork Quilt Bag and Surprise Halloween Project
Session II: November 9 – December 14 (no class 11/23)
Thanksgiving Decoration or Pillow and Holiday Stocking

Students will have the opportunity to learn the FUNdamentals of sewing, both by hand and with a basic sewing machine. Skills learned will include sewing straight and curved seams, adding decorative stitches and embellishments. Fabric and machines will be provided. If time permits, additional projects may include doll clothes, decorative fabric wreath (seasonal or to match room décor) or seasonal fabric cards. Instructor Rhonda Galpern
Class fee:$89 for 5 week session plus a *$15 one time kit fee. Fabric and machines provided.

*One time sewing kit fee $15 All students will get their own sewing kit to take home after session is complete. This kit may be used for future sessions to avoid the additional fee.

STAGE 284 Theater Workshop for Kids

Grades 2-5
Wednesdays, 1pm – 5pm
Session I – September 28 – November 2
Session II – November 9 – December 21 (no workshop 11/23)
Stuart Little

(Pickup at Winthrop Elementary School at 12:45pm is available.)
This program will explore performance through exciting themes that will get your kids up and exercising their imaginations. Through creative movement, writing, theater games, props, set and costume, character development and analysis, we will explore the art of drama from the ground up! Starting with Greek Theater and ending with an exploration of Modern Day Musicals, students will get a sense of the work it takes to create a play from start to finish. This hands-on session will culminate in a short performance for family and friends created by your children! Instructor Katie Clarke
Workshop fee: $215 for 6 weeks

Stage 284 Summer Theater Program

Aladdin Jr.
Director Mark Murai, Assistant Director Ashley Walker
Ages 8-15
July 11 – 31
Performances Friday, July 29 and Saturday, July 30 at 7:30pm and Sunday, July 31 at 2pm
Stage 284 is thrilled to welcome Annie Jr. Director Marc Murai back as the director for this terrific program!

This summer workshop limited to 28 students will prepare a full production of a musical to be performed on the Stage 284 Main Stage. This workshop will explore performance that will get your kids up and exercising their imaginations! Though creative movement, writing, theater games, props, set and costume character development and analysis, we will explore the art of drama from the ground up. A perfect creative outlet for Summer!
Program fee: $695

A Royal Princess Affair

A Special Event to benefit Stage 284
Sunday, September 25
Shows at 1pm and 4pm

$10 Adults
$15 Child
A musical revue and tea party featuring your favorite princesses and more!
Following the show meet Elsa, Anna and Cinderella, and several other princes and princesses. Have your photo taken with your favorite characters and get their autographs. Light refreshments to be served, tea, punch, cookies and other royal delights.
Photos with the princes and princesses are an additional $5 at the event.
Space is limited. Reservations only.

Breakfast With Santa

Saturday, December 3

The magic of Santa has been experienced by generations of children and their families at our annual pancake breakfast. Santa’s helpers capture the special moment of your child with Santa in a photograph. Girl Scouts provide a cookie decorating activity for the children. Each child receives a small gift.
$12 per person
Children 2 and under $8 per person
Advance registration and seating required

Father-Daughter Winter Ball

Saturday, February 11, 2017 
Catered hors d’ouevres, beverages, and a dreamy chocolate fountain!
DJ and dancing
$55 per couple, $25 each additional child
Space is limited – Reservation Only

Mother/Son Knight Out

Saturday, March 4, 2017
Catered hors d’ouevres, beverages, and a chocolate moat for dessert!
DJ and dancing
$55 per couple, $25 each additional child
Space is limited – Reservation Only

Ski Bradford

Open to grades 4-8
Registration opens in mid-October.

A traditional Community House favorite. Your child can join in on six weeks of skiing every Wednesday during the peak winter months. Transportation will be by School Bus, leaving right after school, and returning for pickup around 6-6:30pm. NOTE CANCELLATION POLICY: When the Hamilton-Wenham Regional Schools are closed, the Ski Bradford program does not run. Information on cancellations will be recorded on The Community House’s voicemail 978-468-4818 x10.