, Newburyport, MA


August 29, 2013

The Lookout: Celebration planned to launch locals’ new book


Kidleidoscope, scheduled for tomorrow and Sept. 6, 13 and 20 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., offers a story, activity and craft for children ages 3-6. The topic varies each week, and kids will spend a portion of the hour outside.

Arts in Parks, taking place Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon, will incorporate natural materials into a piece of art that will be reclaimed by nature. It is appropriate for children ages 8-13, who should wear outdoor clothing and expect to get dirty.

The hidden treasures in the landscape of the former Moseley Family Estate will be explored in “History Rises From Ruins” on Wednesdays, Sept. 4 and 11, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The presentation of archival photos is appropriate for ages 8-13.

Take a “History Tour of the Estate Core” on Saturdays, Sept. 7 and 14, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. View the house sites, gardens and farm complex area in a tour appropriates for ages 8-13.

The history behind Maudslay’s three stone bridges will be explored in a one-mile walk on Sundays, Sept. 8 and 15, from 1:30 to 3 p.m.

Maudslay State Park is located on Curzon Mill Road in Newburyport. There is a $2 parking fee for most programs, and children must be accompanied by adults. For more information, call 978-465-7223.

New exhibit opening at Rowley gallery

“Where the Heart Is,” a collection of oils and acrylics by Ipswich resident Julia Purinton, will be on display Sept. 1-30 at Time & Tide Gallery in Rowley.

An opening reception will be held Saturday, Sept. 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

Time & Tide is located at Post Road Framers in the Rowley Marketplace on Route 1. The gallery is open Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

For more information, call 978-238-8848 or email

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