Fun For Kids 0-12

The Music Man

Sing and dance with our very own Music Man! A biweekly family concert, featuring familiar and original tunes, performed by local dad and musician, Brian Doser.
Monday and Thursday Mornings at 10am (45 minutes)
Saturday Mornings 10:30am beginning September 12
(No holiday performance: 5/25 Memorial Day))
$5.00 admission per family.

Music Exploration with Miss Jenny

Ages 0-4
Fridays – 9:30-10:30am
Fall 2015

The first ½ hour will be instructional and the second ½ hour will be music exploration and fun.
Music Exploration is a caregiver-child music class with an emphasis on building the musical skills of beat, pitch, and expression. Miss Jenny has over 10 years of experience helping children and adults find their inner music maker through singing, creative movement, and using instruments. Through this class, you will be given tools to create your own music at home, giving your family the gift of music-making for a lifetime. The curriculum based on the First Steps in Music model by John M. Feierabend.
Fee: $10 per family per session or $80 for 10 weeks (must be paid in advance for discount)

Sewing for Kids

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.The group will decide on their project. Possibilities include, but are not limited to, doll clothes, pillow case or small tote bag. Fabric and machines will be provided. If time permits, additional projects may include decorative fabric wreath (seasonal or to match room decor) of seasonal fabric cards. Two machines are available to share during every session. Class is limited to 7 students. Instructor Rhonda Galpern
Grades 2-5
Fall 2015

Class fee:$89 for 6 week session plus a *$10 one time kit fee. Fabric and machines provided.
*One time sewing kit fee $10 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. All fabric and sewing machines are provided.

Children’s Theater Workshop

Grades 3-5
Saturdays, 10am-Noon

Session III: May 2-June 13
Chilled! (A take on Frozen)

Ellie is at a new school where she’s trying so hard not to look different. When she tries to make friends, she comes off as a little cold. With the help of friendship and a little magic, this story warms up with heart and lots of laughter!
Class fee: $180 for 6 weeks
This workshop introduces children to the basics of theater production in a fun, low pressure environment. Students will work on scenes, character building, set, costume and prop design while developing self-confidence. At the end of the session, students will present a play to family and friends! Instructor Amy Sheridan

Renaissance Kids Summer Workshop

A workshop for creative exploration with Hannah Lynn Mell & Andrew Carlson-Lier
For students entering grade 2 through grade 7
July 13-17
Register Here

Creative minds often explore many artistic mediums. Each day of the workshop, we’ll welcome a guest teacher who embodies this Renaissance spirit. Over a week of inspiration and instruction, students will broaden their creative palettes through music, movement, drama and the visual arts. On Friday afternoon, we’ll share a performance and mini-gallery, kicking off the week of Art Grows Here in Hamilton-Wenham.
Workshop fee $350.00

Breakfast With Santa

Saturday, December 12
$10 per person
Children 2 and under $5 per person
Advance registration and seating required

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.

Father-Daughter Winter Ball

Saturday, February 2016
Catered hors d’ouevres, beverages, and a dreamy chocolate fountain!
DJ and dancing
$50 per couple, $20 each additional child
Space is limited – Reservation Only

Mother/Son Knight Out

Saturday, May 2015

Catered hors d’ouevres, beverages, and a chocolate moat for dessert!
DJ and dancing
$50 per couple, $20 each additional child
Space is limited – Reservation Only

Ski Bradford

Open to grades 4-8
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.

School’s Out

A YMCA Afterschool Program

The Greater Beverly YMCA after school program is a fun, educational program that helps children develop self confidence, interpersonal relationships, positive values, academic achievement, and builds a sense of community. All programs are licensed by the State of Massachusetts, Department of Early Education and Care.