Fuel Assistance begins November 1st!
We’ve got a date for the opening reception of my Waterfront Images series at @capeanngiclee
November 1st from 6:30-9:00PM.
Our King of BBQ Craig Kimberley Will Be Smoking Up Some Pork Butts and We’ll Have Pulled Pork The Night Of The Show, The Mrs Is Making Her Famous Cole Slaw and Sista Felicia Is Making A Dessert. Hope to see y’all.
Cape Ann Giclee is located at 20 Maplewood Ave. #GloucesterMA. Please come and share!
Come be part of #thepowerof100 on October 30 @ 5:30 pm at The Gloucester House Compass Rose room. This will be the second quarterly meeting of the Cape Ann chapter of 100 Who Care which launched in July with 125 women collectively donating $12,500 to Wellspring House for their Educational Resource Collaborative.
One hundred (or more!) women will each donate $100 on October 30 and together in one hour we will raise $10,000 for a local charity. If you can join us, visit https://100whocarecapeann.org to RSVP. If you can’t make it to this meeting, you can still participate by donating and voting through this web site.
We will hear presentations from members about three organizations – Backyard Growers, The Open Door and The Gloucester Stage Company– and vote on the one we think most needs funding. Learn more about how they could use our support by checking out the Impact tab on the web site.
We meet four times a year and members can nominate charitable organizations they would like to support. This means we learn about 12 local charities each year and will donate $40,000+ to four of them. Next meeting will be January 30, 2020. We hope you’ll join this amazing group of women who are supporting our wonderful community.
Submitted by the 100 Who Care Cape Ann steering committee members: Diane Connolly, Erin McKay, Jane Remsen, Lisa Robinson, Marilyn Short. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Many thanks to Mike Mack and the North Shore Horticultural Society for the invitation to present “The Hummingbird Garden.” We had a great talk and I really want to thank everyone who volunteered what Ruby-throated Hummingbirds like to forage on in their gardens. Hummingbirds are opportunistic feeders and it was so interesting to learn the plants that support RTHummingbirds in other’s gardens. Although Ruby-throated Hummingbirds are the most widely distributed Hummingbird in North America many aspects of its migration, breeding, and ecology remain poorly understood. In addition to what was presented, local gardeners added Cuphea, Penstemon ‘Husker Red,’ Rose of Sharon (all shades), Agastache, and a flowering quince in a rich shade of fuchsia.
Special thanks to the lady who brought a hummingbird nest and shared it with the attendees.
A reader inquired about a photo that I had posted with the announcement of the lecture. The photo is of a Rivoli’s Hummingbird and was taken in Macheros, Estado de México. We were staying in a tiny cottage on the banks of a forested mountain stream. The banks were abundant with blooming Pineapple Sage (Salvia elegans) and both the gently flowing stream and flowering sage were Mecca for all the hummingbirds in the neighborhood. Every morning we awoke to the chattering of dozens of hummingbirds, mostly Rivoli’s and White-eared Hummingbirds, bathing in the stream and drinking nectar from the sage.
A note about Rivoli’s Hummingbirds. They were originally called Rivoli’s, then the name was changed to Magnificent Hummingbird, but it’s name has since reverted back to Rivoli’s Hummingbird.
On Thursday the workers put up some of the railings. It is starting to look like The Magnolia Pier. Who wants to be first to jump off when it is complete.
about marshalls farm stand – they close annually for the season on October 31.
Share the Music and Friends, an ensemble of 25 singers, which has been in existence since 1999, known for its performances for worthwhile charity organizations locally and around the North Shore area, is presenting a free program to honor our Veterans of all wars. Sunday November 10 at the American Legion, Post No 3 at 2 PM, 24 singers will share songs from the Revolutionary War, WWI and WWII, Vietnam, and present day conflicts. Free will donations will benefit the many beneficial service projects of the Legion. Monday, Veterans Day, November 11 at 2 pm in St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1123 Washington Street, gratefully accepted donations will provide help for Company 2 Heroes, a unique service dog training program specializing in guided/assisted self-training of service dogs working with combat veterans from all wars.
Doors open for both programs at 1:30 PM. Both venues are handicapped accessible.
For more info, please contact Wendy Betts, director, at 978-546-5220
GMG received an email from Juni VanDyke, Art Program Director at the Rose Baker Senior Center which stated:
Have you ever wanted to learn how to smoke competition level ribs in your own backyard? How about cooking them in a Pit Barrel Cooker? Well, Saturday at 11am until 2pm, come join GMG’s Craig Kimberley, of Youtube’s BBQ iT Show , Team B&B, & North East BBQ, and learn, ask questions and eat some AMAZING RIBS!!