Currently browsing tag

children’s activities

Maria Mitchell Association | Nantucket, MA

Release Day for Marine Life Sept. 2

The Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association (MMA), Nantucket’s Science Center, will hold its annual animal “Release Day” this Saturday, September 2 from 10 am to 1 pm at the MMA Aquarium located at 28 Washington Street, Nantucket. Admission is free and the public is invited to this event. This free event …

Celebrate Summer at the Beach & the Wharf

Watch out, Michelangelo, because this little island is about to give you a run for your lira. On Saturday, August 17, Jetties Beach will come alive with sand sculptures made by teams of islanders of all ages. For the 40th year in a row, Nantucket Island School of Design (NISDA) …

Kids Take the Stage

The Nantucket Dreamland Foundation’s Junior Theater Company returns for its fourth summer season to present Disney s Beauty and the Beast, Jr. with performances through August 20. The junior version is adapted from a book by Linda Woolverton and the Disney Theatrical Productions show that premiered on Broadway in 1994, …

Fourth of July

How to Have Fun on the Fourth

Nantucket’s famous July 4th festivities are a full day of old-fashioned fun.  If this is your first time enjoying our island celebration, it helps to keep a few things in mind: Leave your car at home.  With Main Street and some side streets closed to traffic, parking will be difficult.  …

Summer Camps on Nantucket

Summer Fun for Kids

There’s much more for children to do during summer vacation than just go to the beach—several island organizations offer programs to engage your children in activities that are educational and fun.  Here is a sampling of classes and workshops that  kids can attend for a few days or a full …