Driving home several nights ago, I passed Saint Peter’s Square at the moment the Ardelle was passing by and just had to turn around and take a snapshot of this beautiful pinky schooner in the golden late day light. For only one week more, you can purchase at Maritime Gloucester (or online at https://maritimegloucester.org/shop) discounted pre-season passes for the Ardelle.
Who is Matt Harding? He’s the viral-video guy who travels around the world and dances his signature goofy dance with the locals. His endearing and moving dance videos have garnered over 100,000 million views on YouTube. Here are some of his most recent hits:
Now Matt is coming to Gloucester to dance with us! On Friday, May 20th at 6:30p, he will be dancing with us at the Fisherman’s Statue on the Boulevard. If we get a lot of enthusiastic dancers, we might make it into his next video, to be seen by millions!
The Empty Bowl is in full swing! Don’t forget to stop by!
Walking near the Annisquam Lighthouse the beach looked so inviting.
I have no idea what it is, but I thought it was interesting. Anyone know?
Please join us for a special
Saturday, May 14, 5:00 – 8:00pm
Please join us, and bring some friends!
Show starts: Fri., May. 13,
and runs through Aug. 3, 2016
Enhance your life with art…
Gallery Director: Alison Rowell
Members: Lynne Comb – Phyllis Feld – William Fusco – Richard Giedd – Ann Goldberg – Barbara Jones – Susan Kelley – Barbara Levine – LInda Jo Nielsen – Lynn Murray – Charleen Onanian – Mike Storella – Barbara Walsh – Grace Vasta-Carr
Wed- Sun, 12-5 or by appointment.
11 Central Street, Manchester by the Sea, MA 01944
To view a sampling of member works please visit centralstreetgallery.com.
Gloucester Public Schools
Saturday, May 14, 2016 10:30am – 3:30pm
Downtown Gloucester. Sawyer Free Library, City Hall, Cape Ann Museum
The Gloucester Public Schools Art Festival is here! Join us for a free day-long celebration of art, music, dance and theater. Amazing artwork by Gloucester’s pre-K-12 students will be on display and performances will take place all day. We’ll even have a group art project taking place in the partk on the corner of MIddle and Pleasant streets. Don’t miss this fun, family event for all ages. Sponsored by Gloucester Education Foundation
Everybody’s been bugging me: when you gonna bring back that fabulous guy: Mr. Brian Templeton. Well, here he is. Brian never fails to amaze me with his great tunes and urgent vocals. Plays guitar and harp, too.
Not only that, but he’s dragging in the ferocious Mr. Billy Loosigian and the Norden Bombsight of the drums: Mr. David Mattacks. I’m gonna stand there with my wooden chair and bullwhip and try to keep these cats on the earth. Rhumb Line Thursday 8:30 to 11:30.
40 Railroad Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930
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Buttermilk Fried Rabbit & Waffles with tarragon potato, fried poached egg, rosemary maple syrup & mushroom butter
Once again – Chef Enx has moved the bar on a classic American dish by adding his own flair to create fantastic flavors.
Call for reservations – 978-283-3200 ohanacapeann.com
Pick #1: Gloucester Public Schools Art Festival
Saturday, May 14th
The Gloucester Public Schools Art Festival is here! Join us for a free day-long celebration of art, music, dance and theater. Amazing artwork by Gloucester’s pre-K-12 students will be on display and performances will take place all day. We’ll even have a group art project taking place in the Cape Ann Museum Courtyard. Don’t miss this fun, family event for all ages.When: Saturday, May 14, 2016 10:30am – 3:30pmLocation: Downtown Gloucester – Sawyer Free Library, City Hall, Cape Ann Museum, The Hive, Pleasant Street Tea Co. & Toodeloos!
Pick #2: Annual Long Hill Plant Sale
Saturday, May 14
10AM-1PM, Open to Members at 9am FREE
Head to Long Hill for the annual plant sale. You’ll find a great selection of unusual plants and old favorites including Tulip Tree, Japanese Snowbell, Dove Tree, and more! Choose from hundreds of perennials including many natives, and specialties of Long Hill. Horticultural experts will be on hand to answer your gardening questions. There will also be a silent auction of unique plants.
The sale opens at 10am to the public. If you’re a Trustees member join us at 9am for first pick of the sale. Not a member? Join on site at 9am.
The event is rain or shine.
Pick #3: Boston Bubble Festival
Saturday, May 14th 11:00-2:00 Boston Commons
The air will be filled with fun as Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department bring the first-ever Boston Bubble Festival to Boston Common on Saturday, May 14, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Building on the popularity of “Bubble Guy” Jim Dichter’s presentations at previous Parks Department children’s events, the Boston Bubble Festival will offer free outdoor activities in and around the historic Parkman Bandstand at 167 Tremont Street.
“Children have always loved playing with the bubbles at our festivals in Franklin Park so we decided to dedicate a day to this fun activity and bring it downtown to Boston Common,” Boston Parks Commissioner Chris Cook said.
The celebration will include giant floating bubble demonstrations, “make your own bubbles” stations, exploration of the science of bubbles with the Museum of Science Boston, an appearance by The Inventor Mentor (www.inventormentor.org), children’s fitness activities, and entertainment from a DJ, juggler, and magician.
The Boston Bubble Festival is presented by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department with sponsors Uncle Bubble, Massachusetts WIC Nutrition Program, Fisher College, HP Hood LLC, Disney’s “Alice Through The Looking Glass,” Disney-Pixar’s “Finding Dory,” Columbia Pictures’ “The Angry Birds,” and partners Magic 106.7, WERS-FM, and “Bubble Guy” Jim Dichter.
As always, for a more comprehensive list of family activities, please visit our friends at North Shore Kid.
Michael March, auctioneer, and associate Roger Pheulpin will hold an appraisal event in the downstairs vestry of the Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, 10 Church Street on May 14th, 2016 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Appraisal focus is on painting, jewelry, marine and Asian antiques, Oriental rugs, porcelains, silver, and diverse accessories. Limit is 3 items per person, no furniture. Price is $10 per item or $25 for 3 items. The Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church and Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation are co-sponsors of this event, and profits will go into church and community programs. Light refreshments for sale. Handicapped accessible.
This coming Friday the Gloucester Area Astronomy Club will have Robert Naeye, former Editor in Chief of Sky & Telescope magazine, speaking about his recent trip out west to observe at the Mount Wilson 100 inch telescope, as well as his eclipse trip to Indonesia. Bob, who seems to travel a lot, is an old GAAC favorite, a talented speaker, and you won’t want to miss this fun, informative presentation.
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She’s taking Thursday and Friday off until this bullshit drizzle stops on Saturday and Sunday.
Rick Roth writes ~
We got a check the other day for $2000 from New England BioLabs. Tori Rosati got us a grant to help subsidize our presentations. Thank you Tori.
I know you’re all saving the date for:
CAVPT Benefit Concert/Auction with Charlie Farren
Friday September 9, 2016 7-11pm at Mile Maker one in Gloucester.
We need sponsorships for this show… so, if you know somebody… or you are somebody who would like to sponsor us for this event, please get in touch.
It has come to my attention that some people have been responding to these listserv emails, and they are not getting to me. So… if you want to get in touch, please send an email to me at email@example.com
Someone out there must know something about listservs. Please get in touch. People are telling me they are not getting these listserv emails. We had this other listsev before and the same thing happened after a while so we got a new listserv (this one) and now its happening all over again. Anybody out there know anything about listservs who might be able to help get this straightened out? It is certainly our most important form of communication for notifying the team about events and stuff.
And, Matt Burne, Nick Taormina and I have done a dozen or so new vernal pool surveys this year. We also set 6 turtle traps in a swamp in West Gloucester where we think there might be some Blanding’s turtles. If we find any, we may be able to delineate a Rare Species Habitat.
WE STILL NEED ONE, MAYBE TWO VOLUNTEERS FOR THIS SHOW: Sunday May 15, 2016 2pm
Snakes of New England and thew World- one hour live animal presentation.
Crane Estate, Ipswich MA. Please get in touch if you can help out with this show.
And… keep gathering those yard sale items for the Big Giant Cape Ann Vernal Pond Team/Kestrel Educatrional Adventures Yard Sale, Saturday May 28, 2016 9am-1pm, St. Peter’s Square in Gloucester. Rain date- Saturday June 4th.
Also, I now have an operational cell phone again. 978 559 9684.