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A Midsummer Night’s Dream 7/19 – 7/23

Hi Joey, 

As promised, here’s the info on Gloucester Stage’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream!

Performances start on Tuesday. Family friendly and with a cool Cape Ann twist of Shakespeare set to ‘80s music! 

Thank you so much!!!

Take care, 


Cape Ann Arts Alive! ~ Music & More

Cape Ann Arts Alive! ~ Music & More

A one-week arts program for children age 6-13,
designed to foster appreciation for the history and culture of Cape Ann.

Mon.-Fri, August 22nd -26th , 2022  8:30am – 12:30 pm  
St. John’s Episcopal Church, 48 Middle St., Gloucester. 

Based at St. John’s Church, our activities will include songs, art and drama projects,
visits with local personalities and historic landmarks, including a Cape Ann Museum tour and workshop,
a Schooner Adventure harbor sail, sketching alongside the Fitzhenry Lane statue, and a final presentation at the church on Friday, 
all focused on the geographical, industrial, and cultural magnificence of Cape Ann. 

Instructors are Cape Ann musicians/educators – Kathleen Adams, Kristina Martin, Steve Lacey, Renée Dupuis.

In addition, CAAA 2022 participants have been invited to perform along with Daisy Nell of Essex, 

her original song –  “A Heartbeat from the Sea”, at the Maritime Museum in August and at the Schooner Festival on Labor Day weekend.

Tuition for the week is $100 per student, $75 for each additional child in the same household.  
Registration/payment information are obtainable at:, or Kristina Martin (978-509-4995).
Photos and further information are available at,  or on facebook.

Gloucester Stage Youth Company to present

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM by William Shakespeare

A special family outdoor performance fusing 80’s music, dance, and some serious comedy at the magical setting of Windhover Performing Arts Center in Rockport from July 19- 23

 For Immediate Release (July 13, 2022) Gloucester, MA – – The Gloucester Stage Company is pleased to present a special family outdoor performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare. Brought to life by Gloucester Stage Youth Company and Education Director Katie Oberlander, this enchanting comedy will be staged July 19 through July 22 at 7:30 pm and Saturday, July 23 at 3:00 pm and 7:30 pm. The outdoor performances are under the big tent at the Windhover Performing Arts Center located at 250 Granite Street in Rockport.Shakespeare’s classic is going Dirty Dancing, Back to the Future, and all out 80’s in this family friendly performance. “Camp Athens” is a magical place, especially under the fairy moonlight! Four teenage lovers find out Love is Strange when their partners break things off before the big dance.  Love troubles aren’t just for teenagers, with even the Camp Headmasters falling into a lovers’ quarrel. And if that isn’t enough, the Camp Counselors are trying to rehearse a performance for the Big Dance – to no avail. Add in a magic potion capable of making anyone fall in love with the first person they set eyes on – What could possibly go wrong?

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream is the perfect show for our youth company to present at Windhover’s beautiful outdoor theatre. We’re planning an 80’s theme musical version of the show set in a summer camp, featuring dancing and singing to music of that period,” shared the DirectorKatie Oberlander. “Professional actors play key roles alongside our students ages 6-18, and the result is sure to be fun, entertaining, and magical!”

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM will run from Tuesday, July 19 through Friday, July 22 at 7:30 pm and Saturday, July 23 at 3:00 pm and 7:30 pm. The outdoor performances are at the Windhover Performing Arts Center at 250 Granite Street, Rockport. Seating is general admission; the runtime is 90 minutes, appropriate for ages 6+. Tickets are now on sale and available at


UU Music Meetinghouse Green with the Alex Minasian Quartet


July 15, 2022

Alex Minasian, acclaimed jazz pianist and impresario, brings his quartet to Music on Meetinghouse Green for a free
Friday evening concert at the corner of Middle and Church Streets, July 22 at 6:00 p.m.

Alex Minasian quickly earned the attention of the music world for his performances at the country’s most famous
jazz venues including the Blue Note, Birdland, Village Vanguard, and The Apollo Theater. His brilliant career has found
him sharing the stage with jazz legends James Ingram, Arturo Sandoval, Marilyn McCoo, Joe Pesci, Hank Jones, Clark Terry,
and many others. He has also headlined important jazz celebrations including the Rochester Jazz Festival and performed at
the Montreal Jazz Festival and the Istanbul Jazz Festival.  New York City audiences will find him performing weekly at the
iconic Tavern on the Green restaurant. He has been featured in Yerevan Magazine, a Los Angeles-based publication promoting
Armenian news and culture. Minasian teams up with bassist Brandi Disterheft, drummer Joe Farnsworth, and saxophonist Bill Pierce
for their first appearance at the Music on Meetinghouse Green summer music concerts.

Free-will donations will support the concert’s featured local non-profit partner Maritime Gloucester, inspiring students and visitors
to value marine science, maritime heritage, and environmental stewardship through hands-on education and experiences. The
evening’s food vendor is Crepes du Jour.

Now entering its seventh season, Music on Meetinghouse Green features nine free Friday evening concerts from July 8 to September 9.
Performances are held on the Green and feature great music, favorite foods from local vendors, and a different North Shore non-profit
organization featured each week through free-will donations from the audience. Concerts begin at 6:00 p.m. and conclude at 8:30 p.m.
Some chairs will be provided and audience members are welcome to bring their own lawn chairs or blankets. Picnic with delicious local
food from our vendors or bring your own. Performances are handicapped accessible and parking on the Green is limited to persons
with disabilities.

Founded in 2015, the Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation is dedicated to preserving the landmark building as a civic hub, entertainment
venue, and community center. In addition to its work to preserve the historic 1806 Meetinghouse, GMF is currently raising funds to restore
Meetinghouse Green. The GMF has received a $130,000 grant from the Community Preservation Act and a $2,000 grant from the
Essex Heritage Partnership Grant Program towards a total project goal of $340,000. Construction is scheduled to begin in spring 2023.

Thanks to our sponsors, many of whom have contributed since the series’ first year, all of the season’s expenses for musicians and logistics
are fully paid making it possible for 100% of audience donations to go directly to our non-profit partners.

PLATINUM: John and Janis Bell, J.J. and Jackie Bell, Karen Bell, Cape Ann Savings Bank, J. Linzee Coolidge, Scobie Ward, GOLD: BOMCO,
Mary Hintlian, Trish Roach and Rob Martin, Mary Weissblum, SILVER: JoeAnn Hart and Gordon Baird, Landesign, Susan Mckain and Ken Steiner,
Charles Nazarian, John and Sandra Ronan, BRONZE: Jerry Ackerman, Peter Calkins and Susan Casey, Jonathan Golding and Sally Bradley-Golding,
Joe and Maggie Rosa, Kathleen and Peter Van Demark, Kathleen Williams

For more information, a full schedule of upcoming concerts and events, and to sign up for the GMF newsletter, visit

Wizard of Oz showtime – TICKETS ARE ON SALE! Theater at the Cape Ann YMCA #GloucesterMA

Theatre at the Cape Ann YMCA  – A new Summer Tradition!

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to The Cape Ann YMCA production of The Wizard of Oz featuring a cast of young actors from the YMCA Summer Performance Camp on Thursday, July 21 and Friday July 22 at 4pm at the Cape Ann YMCA! The beloved family musical is  directed by Heidi Dallin with music direction by Rin Wolter, Set, Costume and Prop Design by Sarah Vandewalle, Choreography by Tyler Garofalo, Stage Manager Jenny Hersey, Sound Design by Treely Dowd and Production Assistants TS Burnham, Julia Drost and Martina Gallo. 

Tickets are on sale!!

The QR code is here

Papa Cardinal Taking Care of Business

There’s a small cardinal family frequenting our feeders recently where I have watched the Papa Cardinal feeding 2 young females. These 2 youngsters are always nearby when Papa is around and he makes sure they each get what they need. Reminds me of the Paul Anka song “Papa”: “Everyday my Papa would work/To help to make ends meet/To see that we would eat…”


Cape Ann Wellness

Become an ABC Caregiver and Help Keep Cape Ann Seniors Safe at Home!

ABC Offers more!

    Work close to home (or where you choose) based on the hours you are available.
    – Up to $4000 sign-on bonus
    – Up to $1000 employee referral program (and you earn with each referral)
    Earn more $$$ working nights & weekends
    Travel pay PLUS mileage reimbursement
    Excellent Pay • Medical & Dental Insurance • 401K with Company Match
  • More REWARDING work environment
    Work one-on-one with clients living at home. Build better caring relationships. Make a difference in the life of our Cape Ann seniors.
    Online and in-person annual training. Nursing students gain clinical experience.

There has never been a better time to join our ABC team!
Apply online or call 781-914-3283

* Sign-on Bonus applies to new/re-hire ABC field staff only. $4000 Sign-on bonus available to…

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