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Family Day at Maudslay State Park – Free Family Fun

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Enjoy Family Day at Maudslay State Park, a free family event during Yankee Homecoming Week in Newburyport! The event takes place Saturday, August 3, from 10 am to 2 pm. Family Day at Maudslay State Park is a Yankee Homecoming tradition for many families.  It’s easy to see the appeal! Enjoy free games, crafts, live music, and other performances in picturesque Maudslay Sate Park. Family Day at Maudslay State Park is a great opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and the beautiful location of the park in Newburyport on the Merrimack River. Take in the exquisite gardens, expansive rolling meadows, and the huge pine trees that grown in the park.

Check out all the booths with free fun activities including, pony rides, petting zoo crafts, a touch tank, fingernail painting, temporary tattoos, and more! There will be several opportunities for kids to watch and learn including karate and boating safety demonstrations. In addition, the US Coast Guard Auxiliary and U.S. Coast Guard will be on hand to offer information about boating safety and how to be sure your life vest is the right fit for water activities. You can bring your own life vest and they will help fit it for you.

Local food vendors: Domino’s and Todd Farm Grill will be on site providing an opportunity to purchase food and sweet treats.

Confirmed Businesses/Activities Family Day 2019

5 Dragons Martial Arts Academy – Demo
Alphonse Overhead Door – ring toss
Auxiliary Coast Guard – Coastie, proper life vest fitment
CrossFit Amesbury – Kids crossfit course
Domino’s – Pizza
Dynamic Balance – coloring
Greater Newburyport Families Club – spin art
Greater Newburyport Ovarian Cancer – nail painting
Mass Audubon-Joppa Flats – touch tanks
Newburyport Cub Scout Pack 21 – water rockets
Relief Parenting – kids yoga
RE/MAX on the River – Hot air balloon
The Dojo – karate demo
The Friendship Connection – sensory activity
Todd Farm Grill – Food
Topsfield Fair – games, planting, crafts

If you enjoy dining and shopping in our local community, you can support the Yankee Homecoming Firworks by purchasing or renewing your Newburyport App and VIP Card. The VIP Program allows you to enjoy discounts at 180 restaurants and shops in the Greater Newburyport community and $10 of each purchase or renewal can be donated to the Yankee Homecoming Fireworks Fund.

If you don’t already have the Newburyport App, just type the word “Newburyport” in the App Store or Play Store or use the links below from your mobile device.

Apple/App Store: Download “Newburyport” for iOS/Apple

Android/Play Store: Download “Newburyport” for Android/Google

 

 

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