Things To Do- Wellspring Cape Ann Families April School Vacation FREE FAMILY FUN

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Wellspring Cape Ann Families brings you:

April School Vacation: FREE FAMILY FUN

                       WHAT:  Free Model Ship Painting/Spring Pot Painting and Planting

                Coastal Clean-up/Earth Day Lesson

                Open Gym at Iron Rail Gloucester


WHEN: Ship Painting and Spring Pot Painting/Planting is Tuesday, April 20th 10-11:30 AM

               Coastal Clean-Up and Earth Day Lesson is Thursday, April 22nd 9-11 AM

               Open Gym at Iron Rail Gloucester is Friday April 23rd 9-11 AM


WHERE: Ship Painting and Pot Painting/Planting is at WCAF – 28 Emerson Ave ,    

                   Gloucester .

      Coastal Clean-Up and Earth Day Lesson will be at Halibut Point State Park

                 Open Gym at Iron Rail Gloucester is located at 8 Kondelin Road , Gloucester .

Looking for some fun ways to fill your children’s up-coming April vacation week? Please come join us for our free fun-filled events that are open to all on Cape Ann . 

At Wellspring Cape Ann Families, located at 28 Emerson Avenue , on Tuesday April 20th from 10-11:30 AM we will be painting model ships, painting spring pots and planting seeds. On Thursday April 22nd from 9-11 AM get outside and enjoy spring as a family! Join us at Halibut Point State Park for a Coastal Clean-Up followed by an Earthy Day lesson on tidal pools presented by Ramona from the Trustees of the Reservation. End your vacation week by running and jumping with us at Iron Rail Gloucester, located at 8 Kondelin Road . We will be having an Open Gym on Friday April 23rd from 9-11 AM. For all events: Please R.S.V.P. to 978.281.7856 with the number of adults, children and their age(s).  

These free events are made possible because of the generous support of the Linden Foundation.

 For more information: Courtney Karcher , 978.281.7856  e-mail:

One Summer Night Submitted To The GMG Flickr Group Pool By Thomas Philbrook

One Summer Night, originally uploaded by Thomas Philbrook.

Thomas writes-
In Rockport MA — Toad Hall Bookstore on the left — our tired old building on the right. There’s no place like home.

Things To Do Art Haven April Vacation Activities

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Mother's Day Mugs Just reminding you that April Vacation is next week! Sign your kids up now for Mother’s Day Mugs, Block Printing, Harry Potter Day, Stained Glass, Silk Screening or one of our Middle School Lock-ins. Just give us a call or visit for more information. Space is limited, so call now! 


Dawn Gadow
Cape Ann Art Haven

Painters of Cape Ann

Here are more Paintings from Dennis Poirier

"Rowing in Tight Quarters" Dennis Poirier

"Sunny Morning Gloucester Harbor" Dennis Poirier
"Front Beach Rockport, Ma" Dennis Poirier

For More Information on Dennis’ Paintings and Workshops click the links below;


Our Charlie Brown Kwanzan Cherry Tree Progress Report April 13,2010

Now that we are entering the third spring of the blog the folks that have been with us from the start will recognize my annual fascination with our Kwanzan Cherry Tree and it’s progress from dormancy to budding to the full on blooming stage.

To view the past few year’s Charlie Brown Kwanzan Cherry Tree posts including how we bought it and what kind of luck we’ve had you can check out the past posts about this one particular tree

Our Charlie Brown Kwanzan Cherry Tree Progress Report April 13,2010, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

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