If you weren’t downtown for Fiesta — pat morss

Joey and others are correct about fabulous GMG coverage of all the St Peter’s Fiesta celebrations and events. But that wasn’t the only place to enjoy early summer.

There’s always room for one more on sunshine rock, Niles Pond
Black-capped Night Heron considering what’s next
Off to check out another fishing area
The Striped Bass are running on Eastern Point – this one is a throwback
This striper is a keeper
An all-female crew off Raymond Beach
Back sailing on “Troll” – past a party on 103′ Blue Guitar from London
A quick getaway with more than 1,000 horsepower
Family lobstering
A fresh afternoon breeze
Evening light inside Dog Bar breakwater
Capping off the week with a sunset rainbow

Cape Ann Community Band Invitation to Players 2022

The Cape Ann Community Band                                                        June 25, 2022


The Cape Ann Community Band Presents:

An Old-Fashioned Concert In The Park

Saturday, August 20, 2022, at the Antonio Gentile Bandstand

Stage Fort Park, Gloucester, 7pm, (Rain date Wednesday, August 24, 7pm)

Sponsored by


David Benjamin, Director of the Cape Ann Community Band invites you to participate in an exciting program of concert band music. The band will rehearse for six weeks beginning on Monday, July 11, at 7pm at the Rose Baker Senior Center, corner of Manuel F. Lewis Road and Rogers Street, Gloucester.

Players should commit to at least four of our six rehearsals, including the final rehearsal on August 15. The concert will be held on Saturday, August 20, at 7:00pm at the Antonio Gentile Bandstand, Stage Fort Park, Gloucester. The rain date is Wednesday, August 24. The program is geared toward young and more experienced players. Families are encouraged to participate as well as former and current school band classmates. The music represents varying levels of ability; there’s something for everyone.

Players will need their own instruments. Players who have a music stand should bring that as well. Percussion equipment and some stands are provided. The band is proudly sponsored by Bank Gloucester. Director Benjamin says, “We’ve always had a lot of fun preparing our concerts. It’s a supportive mood at our rehearsals. Everyone is learning and enjoying the company of fellow musicians.”

For information please contact David Benjamin at 978-281-2286 or by email at David@DavidLBenjamin.com  Cape Ann Community Band/ 32 Revere St./ Gloucester, MA 01930

Livestream- Unearthing a timer Capsule! Eleven Years Ago )n July 4, 2011- Jon and Elizabeth Dubin buried a time capsule in the Bass Rocks area. It will Be Unearthed Next week Live On GMG

July 4, 2011-

That Jon and Elizabeth Dubin have buried a time capsule in the Bass Rocks area to be dug up when Benjamin Lewis (now 9 months) reaches the age of 10?  The time capsule contains letter, photos and toys.  Jon and Elizabeth are devoted FOB’s and came in today to get GMG Tees for themselves.  They come back to Gloucester every summer.

E.J. Lefavour

Young Legends Street Hockey Rink Update

I have seen a couple of inquiries online recently wondering about this project at Stage Fort Park. It is to be a “state of the art” outdoor street hockey rink and you can follow them here on this Facebook link. It’s really shaping up! You can find a projected final project at this link here.

Sawyer Free Library and Gloucester Stage to host Edith Wharton: Between the Sheets (and the Pages)

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A special evening celebrating author Edith Wharton and thecomplicated splendor of the 20thCentury Gilded Age on Thursday, June 30th

TheSawyer Free Library,in collaboration with theGloucester Stage Company, is hosting a special event,Edith Wharton: Between the Sheets (and the Pages),onThursday, June 30 from 6:00 – 8:00 pmat the Library located at 2 Dale Avenue in Gloucester.

The evening will explore some lesser-known aspects of the life ofcelebrated novelist Edith Wharton’s (House of Mirth, The Age of Innocence, Ethan Frome), including her passionate affair with Morton Fullerton in Paris.

Massachusetts Playwright Anne Undeland will discuss the correspondence between Wharton and Fullerton that inspired her award-nominated play, MR. FULLERTON, BETWEEN THE SHEETS, a turn-of-the-century tale of unbridled passion set to be staged by the Gloucester Stage Company. Professor M.M. Dawley of Boston University will speak about Wharton’s work and how, under the surface…

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Sawyer Free Library Celebrates Summer with a Slate of Cool Offerings for All Ages  

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Library kicks off summer reading fun with a family friendly concert on June 28at 11AM

TheSawyer Free Library(SFL) will officially be the hottest place to be this summer!

The Sawyer Free Library is excited to announce the launch of its annual“Summer at the Library,”offering free programs for all ages to entertain, spark, and encourage a lifelong love of reading and learning. From innovative reading challenges to ukulele lessons and shark week adventures to book discussions, author talks, and much more, there’s something for everyone.The summer fun kicks off onTuesday, June 28 at 11:00 amwith a family-friendly concert featuringElijah T. Grasshopper’s Rainbow Dance Partyin the Library’s outside amphitheater.

Family Concert at Library on Tuesday, June 28 at 11AM

The theme for this year’s annual summer reading challenge,“Read Beyond the Beaten Path,”encourages readers of all ages to explore new worlds and…

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