“BRING ON THE BLING!”@text1: Thursday, Feb. 21, 10 a.m. to noon, Wenham Museum, 132 Main St. Get inspiration from the museum’s “Spingle Spangle: The Sequin” costume exhibit and decorate a papier-mache box with decoupage and embellishments with artist instructor Margaurita Spears. Ages 6 and older (drop-off program). $8/members, $12/nonmembers. www.wenhammuseum.org or 978-468-2377.
MUSIC AND PUPPETS. @text1:Thursday, Feb. 21, 10:30 a.m., Ipswich Public Library, 25 N. Main St. Families with preschoolers are invited to a performance with Marcus Gale, musician and puppeteer, in the Collins Room. Sing new songs along with traditional favorites, clap hands, wiggle fingers and toes, shake legs, and move feet to the beat. Free. 978-412-8713 or www.ipswichlibrary.org.
OOCHWORLD’S POSITIVE SPIN. @text1:Thursday, Feb. 21, 2 to 3 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St., Hamilton. Join motivational speaker Brett Outchcunis “Ooch” as he uses music, magic, imagination, yo-yos and dance to put on spin on the challenges of growing up. Recommended for children in kindergarten through grade eight. Free. www.oochworld.com or www.hwlibrary.org.
VACATION FUN: CLUB LEGO.@text1: Thursday, Feb. 21, 2 to 3 p.m., Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main St., Peabody. Enjoy an afternoon of Lego building. Library will supply the Legos. Creations will be on display in the Children’s Room. Program for kids ages 6 and older. Space is limited; registration required. 978-531-0100, ext. 29.
DROP-IN CRAFTS. @text1:Thursday, Feb. 21, 2 to 4 p.m., Ipswich Public Library, Collins Room, 25 N. Main St. With Michelle Guvendiren. Create an optical illusion and learn the secrets behind it. Program for ages 6 and older; younger children permitted with caregiver in attendance. Free. 978-412-8713 or www.ipswichlibrary.org.
TEEN MOVIE. @text1:Thursday, Feb. 21, 6 to 7:45 p.m., and Friday, Feb. 22, 2:15 to 4 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St., Hamilton. The library will screen “The Perks of Being a Wallflower,” which is based on the novel by Stephen Chbosky. Rated PG-13. Bring popcorn and a pillow. www.hwlibrary.org.