Happy Humpback Café’s official Grand Opening will be Friday, January 21, but will also be open every day until then.

Happy Humpback Café’s official Grand Opening will be Friday, January 21, but will also be open every day until then. It’s a fast-casual style café where people can order food at the counter to go or to eat at one of the tables in the dining area. The café proudly carries Karma Coffee out of Sudbury, MA. The coffee roaster sources his coffee beans from farmers all over the world and is extremely passionate about creating quality coffee. Stay tuned for their espresso menu—their machine is almost finished being built in Portland Oregon and will soon be shipped. They’ve loved meeting so many new people in the Magnolia area and beyond and are looking forward to being a part of the community. Happy Humpback Café accepts online orders for take out and is open every day from 6am to 2pm. www.happyhumpbackcafe.com

Sushi Sang Lee Sushi Making Demo/Lesson Sunday Jan 23

SPOTS ARE LIMITED! –> NEXT SUNDAY 23rd, join Chef Sang Lee for a demonstration at the bar (1 hour) starts at 6pm, and even learn to make your OWN sushi, by also signing up for the additional, hands-on lesson (1. We can accommodate 14 people for the demonstration, and 8 people for the sushi-making class, which will immediately follow.

The best news? Free sake! For our 21+ guests, of course, kindly provided by Savour Wine and Cheese.

We look forward to sharing sushi with you! Sushi Demo(14 people Max) $40.00 ,

Demo & sushi lesson(8 people max)$100.00

To sign up send us Email : sushisanglee@gmail.com

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Check out sushi sang lee website here- www.sushisanglee.com


What ideas would you submit? See below for application details and links.


We are pleased to announce the 2022 Request for Proposals for the Bruce J. Anderson Foundation, a supporting organization of The Boston Foundation. The Bruce J. Anderson Foundation has been making grants on Cape Ann and in the Nashoba Valley for over 30 years. The Bruce J. Anderson Foundation provides grants for programs, direct services and new initiatives in the fields of mental health (treatment, research and suicide prevention, with a particular interest in mental health services supporting LGBTQIA young people), environmental protection, historic and archival preservation, and the arts.  

Please review the guidelines carefully and note that the application deadline is Monday, February 14, 2022. Grant announcements will be made in mid-June.  

Applications must be submitted online. Please find the application here: https://bostonfoundation.submittable.com/submit.  

We hope you will consider taking advantage of this Bruce J. Anderson Foundation funding opportunity. Questions regarding program eligibility can be directed to the attention of Sophia Hancock at shancock@tpi.org.  

The Bruce J. Anderson Team 
Sophia Hancock
Program Associate
The Philanthropic Initiative (TPI) | The Boston Foundation


The Essex Heritage Partnership Grant Program is a reimbursable, matching grant program for municipalities and qualified non-profit organizations whose activities support our mission to preserve and enhance the historic, cultural, and natural resources of the Essex National Heritage Area (Essex County, MA). Interested applicants have until Friday, February 25, 2022, at 11:59 PM to submit applications for eligible projects focused in one of four categories:

Education: Create or further develop educational opportunities for youth 
Interpretation: Increase awareness and understanding of the region’s heritage 
Preservation: Preserve or enhance historic structures, landscapes, or cultural resources 
Access and Inclusion: Enhance access to the many resources offered within the Essex National Heritage Area through structural or programmatic updates or transportation. Examples of this category can include projects such as social justice-focused presentations, transportation for youth to access natural and cultural resources within the heritage area, or ADA improvements including wheelchair lifts, ramps, and interpretation aids.

Detailed information about the Essex Heritage Partnership Grant Program, including application materials and guidelines can be found here.

-Please email Charles Smith with questions at charless@essexheritage.org or call 978-226-8154.

Gloucester’s So Salty at the Sawyer Free Library this Saturday, 1/20 – it is all about SALT ISLAND

Cape Ann Community


As a part of Gloucester’s So Salty celebration, the Sawyer Free Library invites you to learn more about Salt Island. This Saturday, January 22 at 2 pm join researcher Mary Ellen Lepionka for a virtual presentation on the history of Salt Island. After, Jayne & Andy Knott of Save Salt Island and Denton Crews of Friends of Good Harbor Beach will present on recent efforts to preserve this area.

Click HERE to register for your Zoom Link or contact Julie Travers at jtravers@sawyerfreelibrary.org for more information.

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