The Summer Parks Program
During the Summer months of July and August, M.A.N,Inc's staff and part-time employees of the city of Methuen's recreational Department are at the Tenney Street park. Breakast&lunch are served free to all participants. Arts n crafts, games and books are always available to all participants. This is a structured, supervised program. This program is funded by the Essex County Community Foundation's Summer in Greater Lawrence grant.
M.A.N. Inc. offers a Karate program to 10 neighborhood youth. The classes are held between June and September. The instructor is Shihan Larry Giordano from the Methuen Karate School.
After-School Homework Program
Our Program is opened Monday-
Thursday 2-7 and Friday-2-5. We have mentors and after school specialists who
are on hand to help the kids with their homework or project. We have reference materials on hand. We have computers and a full Library. No charge to Participants. Come visit us and sign up!
Want more information about the Summer Program 0r any of our other programs? call us at 978-691-5645
Summer Basketball League
For over twenty five years, M.A.N. Inc. has partnered with the Methuen Police Department to run a basketball league for the youth of the neighborhood. Over 120 boys and girls ages 7-12 participate each year. The league meets on Tuesday and Thursday evenings for the months of July and August. A Block Party/Job Fair/Tournament is held on the first Saturday after Labor Day each year. Every participant receives a medal or trophy. The league is sponsored by The Kiwanis Club of Greater Lawrence.
Saturday Movies & Crafts
Our Saturday Movies and Crafts Program is held every Saturday during the school year, from 9:00am to 2:00 pm. The youth work on a craft every week, and then watch the latest movie out on DVD at no cost to them. All pizza is donated by PJ's Pizza in Methuen. Nevin's Memorial Library is on hand at least once per month to help create a craft or science experiment with the children
During the Summer Recreation Program, the Arts and Crafts program runs from 10:00am-12:00pm, and serves approximately 80-100 youth each day.
Food Basket Giving Program
The Methuen Arlington Neighborhood, Inc. in conjunction with the Methuen Exchange Club, Neighbors in Need, The Regency, Merrimack Golf Course deliver over 100 meals to working families during the holiday season. Thanksgiving and Christmas Baskets provide holiday cheer.