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Boston Soccer Academy

BOSTON SOCCER ACADEMY offers camps and training programs for young players of all ages. From young beginner players through to Advanced and Elite town & club players. The Overnight Camp offers both a College Prep evaluation and more.
Tucks Candies, Fine Chocolates & Fudge
The Tuck family owned & operated candy and gift shop has been producing fresh made candies & chocolates in Rockport Mass since 1929. Visit the Rockport location on Cape Ann only 1 hour north of Boston for great gift ideas, fine chocolates, candy, old fashioned fudge, salt water taffy & more.
About Swampscott
Swampscott Massachusetts is a small scenic seaside community located north of Boston and is home to a large number of commuters who board the train each morning from one of the last remaining Victorian style depots in the country.

There are actually many other interesting and historic buildings situated in Swampscott. They include Marian Court once known as White court which was the summer residence of Calvin A. Coolidge and a Georgian style town hall which was the former home of Elihu Thompson who was the founder of the General Electric Company.

Swampscott beaches attract visitors of all ages who enjoy their refreshing ocean breezes. Fisherman's Beach provides a picturesque view of Swampscott Harbor with its many brightly colored fishing vessels and pleasure boats. Swampscott is responsible for two major contributions to the fishing industry-the Swampscott dory and the lobster pot. These are both still used by fishermen world wide.

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AHEM Salon: Rethinking Socialization

Come partake in lively, stimulating discussion with fellow homeschooling parents in a relaxed, friendly environment. The topic will be “Rethinking Socialization.”

One of the first questions homeschooling families are asked is, “But what about socialization?” In this discussion we will examine our beliefs about what it means for children to be “socialized.” We will also brainstorm ideas for supporting homeschoolers as they forge meaningful connections with others and participate in groups and communities in a variety of social contexts.

The meeting will take place on Thursday, October 16 at 7:00 PM at Panera Bread, 433 Paradise Rd., Swampscott, MA. If you want, you can purchase soups, salads, sandwiches, baked goods, and hot and cold drinks at Panera. Please do not bring outside food in. If you plan to purchase food, please try to arrive a few minutes early to order so we can begin the discussion promptly at 7:00 PM.

The discussion will be geared toward adults, so we ask that you leave at home children who will be as happy or happier there with a loving caregiver. Interested teens are welcome to attend.

Cost is $15/person (teen and adult) to reserve your spot; the full price will be refunded to you, making your participation FREE. If you don't show up, your money will be donated to support the non-profit mission of AHEM.

No refunds after October 10th except those made to meeting attendees. Those with email will receive directions about a week before the meeting.

Salon Series participants will be added to the Friends of AHEM list unless they specifically opt out.

When: Oct 16, 2014 7 PM to Oct 16, 2014 9 PMin Swampscott, Massachusetts
Cost: 15.00 true General Admission 15.00

Optional Donation to AHEM

(Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19 )
Family Paint Day with Wicked Art Bar
Saturday, September 20th 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Swampscott Whole Foods Market, $30

Pre-registration is required for this class: http://www.wickedartbar.com/event/road-show-family-day-the-sea-turtle-09...

When: Sep 20, 2014 12 PM in Swampscott, Massachusetts (Sat, 20 Sep 2014 12 )
Zero Balancing I / Swampscott, MA / October 2014 / King and Curreri



Dates: October 23-26, 2014

Class location:

Swampscott, MA 01907

(30 minutes north of Boston, accesible by MBTA commuter rail)


Amanda Brauman King


Mary Beth Curreri


Class length: four days; 25 CE hours

Prerequisite: none

Register for both ZB I and ZB II together for $995.00. (Save $195). Both classes must be paid in full by the end of ZB I. All North American ZB I and ZB II classes are eligible for this discount. (A voucher system will be used for classes taught by different instructors. Contact the ZBHA directly for details.)

Sponsored by Zero Balancing Health Association • 8640 Guilford Rd., Ste. 241, Columbia, MD 21046 410-381-8956 • fax: 410-381-9634 • zbha@zerobalancing.com  • www.zerobalancing.com

When: Oct 23, 2014 9 AM to Oct 26, 2014 5 PMin Swampscott, Massachusetts
Cost: 595.00 true Student 595.00

Discount of $50 if tuition is paid in full at least 30 days before first day of class. 545.00 true Student-30 day advance purchase discount 545.00

(Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09 )
4th Annual Swampscott Arts and Craft Festival

September 6 & 7, 2014, Swampscott, MA: The scenic oceanfront Linscott Park in Swampscott, Massachusetts will come alive with color, flavor and music for the Swampscott Arts and Craft Festival on Saturday, September 6 and Sunday, September 7, 2014.

Over 75 Juried Craftsmen and women from all over New England will display and sell their American made arts, crafts, and specialty foods.

Festival hours are Saturday from 10am to 5pm and Sunday from 10am to 4pm.

Live musical entertainment each day.

The Fair is held rain or shine, handicap accessible and admission is free.

Linscott Park is located on Monument Ave in the lovely seaside town of Swampscott, MA.

Directions: From Route 1 onto 114 onto 107.

For more information call 603-332-2616 or visit us at www.castleberryfairs.com 

When: Sep 6, 2014 10 AM to Sep 7, 2014 4 PMin Swampscott, Massachusetts
Cost: 0.00 false Free Admission 0.00

(Sat, 06 Sep 2014 10 )
Power Poetry

Tweak to Tweet

Enigmas: short poems that make use of irony and compressed language to leave the reader involved in play. During the enigma workshop Power Poetry MeetUp members will practice writingshort, ironic poems with vivid imagery and a sense of playfulness: Twitter, no problem, tweet. IN the enigma workshop Power Poetry MeetUp, members will be asked to embrace two ideas when writing. The first idea is Emerson’s suggestion that each line should be a poem. The second idea is Eliot’s notion that, “meaning [is] necessary to soothe the reader while the poem does its work.” With those two ideas we will have fun with language.

At the close of the workshop the Power Poetry MeetUp community participants will have the opportunity to Tweet their enigmas, share them on Facebook, or pen them on cocktail or coffee shop napkins. Enigmas then could be left in dentists’ offices, on lunch tables, or as small thoughts to consider on commuter trains

To sign up, go to: http://www.meetup.com/Power-Poetry/events/199373732/

When: Sep 4, 2014 7 PM to Sep 4, 2014 8 PMin Swampscott, Massachusetts (Thu, 04 Sep 2014 19 )

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