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Ski Bradford

Open to grades 4-8
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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.


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 (Note: Due to a private event, there will be no Music Man on Saturday, November 19)
(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.

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. 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

A Royal Princess Affair

A Special Event to benefit Stage 284
Sunday, October 1, 2017

A musical revue featuring your favorite princesses and more!
Following the show meet the princes and princesses.
Have your photo taken with your favorite characters.
Light refreshments to be served, 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. Boy 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