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Senior Yoga Classes
Gentle Yoga Class for all abilities. Wear comfortable loose clothing that you can move in. Bring a yoga mat if you have one. Chairs are also available if you need to participate from a sitting position. Donation is $5 for Seniors and $10 for all others.

When: Sep 26, 2016 9am to Sep 26, 2016 10am in Nahant, MA

Marine Science Center Open House

Come and join us for the Marine Science Center's biggest event of the year.Experience the research being conducted by faculty and students.Take a tour of the indoor and outdoor reserach and teaching facilities.Try your hand at any number of interactive activities.Pop in and listen to a brief talk on a variety of topics.Learn about the military and cultural history of the site.Go tidepooling using some of the same tools used by scientists.This is a free, family-friendly event.RAIN DATE IS OCTOBER 15th.

When: Oct 1, 2016 10am to Oct 1, 2016 3pm in Nahant, MA

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Nahant, MA 01908

About Nahant, MA
Nahant is a resort town of rocky coasts in the southernmost part of Essex County. Nahant became a resort Mecca early on. Visitors stayed in boarding houses or private homes and the first hotel was built in 1803.

Steamboats sailed from Nahant to Boston daily and a stage ran from the Nahant Hotel and connected twice daily with coaches running between Boston and Salem. Tourism flourished and year round residents were few.

Beginning in 1870 construction firms started putting up hundreds of summer homes for visitors to the town. In recent times Nahant has protected its expansive beach and causeway and its residential status.