VACATION FUN. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main St., Peabody. John McDonough’s Pumpernickel Puppets present “Sir George and the Dragon.” Program for children ages 3 to 10 and families. Space is limited; registration is required. 978-531-0100, ext. 29.
LEARN ABOUT EARTHQUAKES AND SEISMOGRAPHS. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Ipswich Public Library, 25 N. Main St. Stacy Moulis of BU/Weston Observatory educational team will lead a seismograph workshop for children ages 9 to 12. Learn about earthquakes and seismographs in the morning and create a seismograph out of recycled materials in the afternoon. Pizza served. Register at 978-412-8713.
EARTHQUAKES AND SEISMOGRAPHS ADVANCED PROGRAM. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 10 a.m. to noon, Ipswich Public Library, 25 N. Main St. Students who have participated in the first earthquake/seismograph workshops are invited back for a special, more advanced program. Registration required at 978-412-8713.
VACATION FUN: POKEMON PLAYERS. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main St., Peabody. Pokemon fans ages 7 to 12 are invited to play Pokemon matches. Players should have their own Pokemon deck that contains at least 30 Pokemon Cards, 20 to 25 Energy Cards and five to 10 Trainer Cards. Space is limited; registration is required. 978-531-0100, ext. 29.
HOW THE BODY WORKS. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2 p.m., Flint Public Library, 1 S. Main St., Middleton. Discover the digestive tract, hear the heart pump and watch the blood flow. Program for ages 5 and older. Sponsored by the Middleton Cultural Council. www.flintlibrary.org.
IPSWICH RIVER WILDLIFE SANCTUARY. The following programs will be offered during February vacation week: Feb. 19, Maple Sugaring; Feb. 20, Winter Homes; Feb. 21, Carnivores Dining Out; and Feb. 22, Awesome Owls. The program offers indoor activities and outdoor explorations for children (kindergarten through grade five) at 87 Perkins Row, Topsfield. Children will learn how animals survive the winter, spend a day discovering owls, search for predators, tap a maple tree and learn about maple sugaring, and more. Participants will be divided into small groups by age. The cost is $54 for one day or $164 for all four days. Discounts available for Mass Audubon members. Advance registration required. www.massaudubon.org/ipswichriver or 978-887-9264.