Day: June 19, 2021
Greetings! The first day of summer arrives with the solstice tomorrow, Sunday, June 20th at 11:32 pm EDT. Wishing for you a season packed with sun and warmth and vibrant health and love!! XOXO — Tom Philbrook
Double rainbow on Dale Ave – City Hall crosswalks Pride Month 2021 #GloucesterMA
Rainbow crosswalks by City Hall, Dale Avenue, Gloucester, Mass. Pride Month 2021
Two game 7s vs teams with chances to eliminate teams I can’t stand. If there is a god after this horrific @celtics season please make the @BrooklynNets and the @sixers lose. Go @ATLHawks! Go @Bucks !!
Congratulations To Pastaio Via Corta On Your Five Year Anniversay!
pastaioviacorta :FIVE YEAR ANNIVERSARY ! Couple things…we are having a party today at 6pm. Stop by for some laughs, natural wine tasting + pasta. For every customer that makes an in-store purchase today, Friday 6/18, you can be entered into a raffle – 5 lucky winners will be chosen and gifted one pound of extruded pasta and a pastaio hat! Thanks to my family for all your help and support, Debbie D, Patrick B and Mila B (my team) … special thanks to my importers, farmers, millers, wine makers, artisans + of course every single one of my customers. You choose transparency with where ingredients are sourced and how your food is made…look what you’ve helped grow. The food revolution has begun. 🚀Grazie mille!
Love visiting this pond in West Gloucester
Beneath The luminescent Sky
Music on Meetinghouse Green, Summer Music Festival 2021
The free outdoor concerts resume live on the Green at the corner of Middle and Church Street
starting July 9th on Friday evenings at 6:00pm. Join us for the festival’s sixth season of great music,
raising funds for Cape Ann non-profits via free-will offerings, and delicious food available from
local vendors. Info: www.gloucestermeetinghouse.org
This unique free summer music festival features a different popular musical ensemble at each Friday evening concert
on Meetinghouse Green and benefits nine North Shore non-profits via free-will offerings from the audience. Bring lawn chairs,
blankets and your favorite libation to enjoy the music and delicious food available from local vendors while supporting the
local non-profit partner of the event with cash or check donations.
The season again opens with the acclaimed John Baboian Ensemble from the Berklee School in support of Pathways for Children.
Concerts offer a delightful medley of Jazz, Punk, Rock-n Roll, and Oldies from the 50s to the 70s. Some of this season’s offerings
include: What Time Is it Mr. Fox? with Brian King; singer Mari Martin; Willie Alexander’s Persistence of Memory Orchestra; The Goddesses;
and The Cape Ann Big Band. The Middle Eastern group, Hye Fusion, returns with music ideal for line dancing and there are two newcomer
ensembles to delight music-lovers: the internationally-acclaimed Klezmer band, Ezekiel’s Wheels and Vermont lyrical Folk duo, The Early Risers.
|DATE||MUSICIANS||NON-PROFIT PARTNER||FOOD VENDOR|
|July 9||John Baboian Ensemble||Pathways for Children||Causeway|
|July 16||The Early Risers||Backyard Growers||Common Crow|
|July 23||Hye Fusion||Maritime Gloucester||Classic Cooks|
|July 30||The Goddesses||Open Door||Jalapeno’s|
|August 6||What Time Is It Mr. Fox?||North Shore Health Project||Maria’s Pizza|
|August 13||Mari Martin||HAWC||Jalapeno’s|
|August 20||Ezekiel’s Wheels||Grace Center||TBD|
|August 27||Willie Alexander’s Persistence of Memory Orchestra||Gloucester Education Foundation||TBD|
|September 10||Cape Ann Big Band||Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation||Causeway|
Location, Time and More Info:
The Green in front of the Gloucester Meetinghouse is located at the intersection of Middle and Church Street. The program
starts at 6:00PM and concludes around 8:30PM. Please consult www.gloucestermeetinghouse.org for more information about
the performers, non-profits and food vendors. Sign up for our email blasts to stay current, especially for contingency plans
in case of bad weather. Note: parking on the Green is limited to a small area near Middle Street for persons with disabilities only.
Thanks to our Sponsors all the series’ expenses, such as for the musicians, are pre-paid. 100% of the free-will donations go
to our non-profit community partners.Platinum John & Janis Bell, J.J. & Jackie Bell, Cape Ann Savings Bank, J. Linzee Coolidge, Scobie Ward
Gold BOMCO, Michael & Mary Ann Bresnan, Landesign, Inc. Silver Anonymous, Tom Burger & Andrée Robert, JoeAnn Hart & Gordon Baird, Pat Johnson & Jeff Henderson,
Susan McKain & Ken Steiner, Charles Nazarian, John & Sandra Ronan
Bronze Jerry Ackerman, Karen Bell, Pamela Bynum & Henry Ferrara, Peter Calkins & Susan Casey,
Frederick Cowan, Richard Gardner, Rev. Janet Parsons, Dick Prouty, Joe & Maggie Rosa,
Kathleen Williams, Sarah Willwerth-Dyer
Restoration of the Green Coming Up Soon!
After many years of neglect Meetinghouse Green is in need of a thorough restoration. Last year, summer
series virtual audiences contributed $7,500 towards a Feasibility Study by the firm Landesign, Inc. to improve
accessibility and enhance safety. The GMF is currently seeking large government and foundation grants plus
individual donations to fund this over $200K project, slated to begin this fall and be completed in time for
the 2022 summer series.
About the GMF
The Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit modeled upon the Old North Foundation
in relation to Boston’s famous Old North Church. Its mission is to preserve the landmark building as a civic hub,
entertainment venue, and community center. The ongoing preservation of the building seeks to combine the
highest standard of restoration with energy conservation techniques and has achieved a ‘net-zero’ building
carbon footprint with the help of Reforest the Tropics and its climate-change initiative TownGreen/2025.
Building History and the Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation
Completed in 1806 for the first Universalist Church in America, the grand Federal Style, 600-seat Meetinghouse
with a 110’ lantern steeple and Paul Revere Bell is a jewel in the heart of the Historic District. Now well into its
third century serving the people of Cape Ann, its history is steeped in the establishment of religious freedom in
Massachusetts and the Constitutional separation of church and state. Home of the present-day Gloucester
Unitarian Universalist Church and host to The Grace Center, the building is alive with activities like concerts,
family-friendly entertainment, events, symposia and civic celebrations.
Dom Nesta needs help
|Support Dom and Nicole Nesta, post 15th surgery, organized by Brenda MalloyDom Nesta is a beloved member of the Gloucester and Rocky Neck community… Brenda Malloy needs your support for Support Dom and Nicole Nesta, post 15th surgerywww.gofundme.com|
Sunday of Music 6.13.2021
Chris Fritz-Grice @ Castaways Vintage Cafe 65 Main Street Gloucester, MA
Music on Sundays 12-3pm
Sunday June 20th ToniAnn Enes from 11-2pm
Rob Banks and The Money Makers @ Blue Collar Lobster Co 3-6pm Sundays
Sunday June 20th O’Briens Boru 3-6pm
Allen Estes & Mike O’Connell music on Sundays 6-9pm @ The Rhumb Line
Seat beakers? What seat beats?
The deer come pretty close to the back deck in our yard in Magnolia. And even though deer might seem pretty common they are still worth dragging the camera out.
Getting to know the folks at Harmeling PT
Over the last several weeks we’ve been getting to know the folks who help keep the Gloucester office of Harmeling PT running! In this week’s post we’re getting to know Jackie Wonson, PTA!
Jackie is a new addition to the Harmeling Physical Therapy team. She enjoys working with a wide variety of patients and diagnoses. Jackie is a Gloucester native and in her free time she loves camping, working out, traveling and going to the beach with her friends!
Give a call today to set up your appointment at the Gloucester office, and make sure you say hi to Jackie when you come in!
Need Some Help Getting Accustomed to What Was Considered Normal , Like Driving in Traffic.
WHAT IS CONSIDERED ROAD RANGE AND LEARN IF YOU MIGHT BE THE CAUSE OF IT?
(1) Aggressive driving has been a problem on our roadways for a while, and it seems to only be getting worse. Incidents of screaming, rude gestures, and sometimes even violence are reported frequently on our roadways to the point where it has earned its own name: road rage. Learn what causes road rage, whether you are prone to it, and how you can help to keep our roads safe by not giving in to road rage.
Definition of Road Rage
Written bySafeMotorist.comThe term Road Rage was coined by local news station KTLA in Los Angeles after a string of shootings occurred on several freeways in the city. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration defines road rage as when a driver “commits moving traffic offenses so as to endanger other persons or property; an…
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