It's officially summer and there's a lot to do this weekend!
June Picnic Concert, Stevens Coolidge Place in North Andover
Saturday June 24 from 4-7 pm
Enjoy the gardens while listening to live music by the band Cold Chocolate. Food and beverage trucks will be there or bring your own picnic. More info at www.crossroadsmusicseries.org
Amesbury Days, throughout Amesbury (Main St, Friend St, Upper Millyard)
Through Friday June 30
So many events! So much fun! Check the website to see times and locations of Art Show & Sale, kids art workshops, Strawberry Festival, Classic Car Show, Brewfest and sooooo much more! www.amesburydays.org/events
Hula Frog, events throughout the Merrimack Valley
Hulafrog compiles a list of fun things to do with your kids. Some of the events planned for this weekend include Martin's Pond Children's Fishing Derby in North Reading on Saturday from 8-11 am, Drop-in Painting and Kitten Corner Hour in Tewksbury on Friday at 10 am, and Sprinkle Donuts Workshop at TasteBuds Kitchen in North Andover Saturday at 9:00.
Check the website for the full list at www.hulafrog.com/merrimack-valley-ma
Dads and Donuts, Memorial Hall Library in Andover
Saturday June 24 at 10 am
Dads and kids are invited to a special pre-school story time followed by a craft - and donut holes, juice and coffee. A great way to start the day.
Summer at the Stevens (Memorial Library) in North Andover
Saturday June 24 from 10-3
Kids age 4 and up can create a work of art with Rob Surette to be displayed in the Children's Room! More info on this summer children's program can be found at www.stevensmemoriallib.org
Farmers Markets! Andover, North Andover, Haverhill
It's the season for farm-fresh fruits and vegetables. Come support your local farmers while picking up delicious and healthy food!
Saturday from 10-2 in Andover and 9-1 in Haverhill; Sunday from 10-2 in North Andover
St. Peter's Fiesta, Gloucester
Events throughout the weekend at Pavilion Beach and St. Peter's Park
Greasy Pole contest, boat races and blessing of the fleet, music, kids' events and, of course, food! for more info go to www.stpetersfiesta.org
Movies, local theaters
Looking to cool off? Check out some of the new family-friendly movies playing locally, including Cars 3, The Mummy and Captain Underpants (all also playing in 3D), and The Book of Henry.
Open Houses, Sunday
Take a peek at some of the newest homes on the market in Andover and North Andover!, including:
51 Enmore St (open 11-1:30), 96 Maple Ave (open Sunday 2-4), 30 Burnham Road and 41 Clark Road in Andover
93 Putnam Road and 49 Equestrian Drive in North Andover.
For times and additional open houses, check Zillow or andover-topbroker.com