Summer’s simple pleasures: beach towels on railings, sand rinse foot baths on Long Beach, paper lanterns, beach games, and cloud rolls

Description- Late summer photos. Series around town. Gloucester and Rockport. Good Harbor Beach and Long Beach. Aug-September 2022. Simple pleasures of summer: beach towels on railings hung out to dry; sand rinse foot baths at Long Beach cottages; beach games; paper lanterns; clouds

Beach towels on the railings hung out to dry

Sand rinse foot bath tubs on Long Beach cottages

Beach games – volleyball, beach baseball

Cloud roll

Paper Lanterns

downtown tree in Dock Square and for the playhouse too

Fireworks Rockport Illumination Night & Day Saturday August 13, 2022

Reminder this coming Saturday: Rockport Massachusetts is hosting the annual Rockport Illumination day of free family summer fun!

Volunteers help place the enchanting paper lanterns in earnest this Thursday.

Illumination Day Schedule 2022 – Saturday August 13th
11:00-2:30

Art and merchant raffles. Join us in paint your own lantern, face painting, kids activities, and…storytelling! Sponsored by “Institution for Savings”

Storytime Readers
11:00 Rockport Chief of Police John Horvath
11:30 Selectman Paul Murphy
12:00 Selectwoman Denise Donnelly
12:30 Emily Souza Children’s Librarian Rockport Public Library
1:00 Jean Woodbury local author of “The Tree in Dock Square”

Music in Dock Square
2-4 Rhiannon Hurst, Steve Lacey, Jace Mason / Jazz Music
4:15-6:15 – RPS Band / Rhythm/Soul
6:30-8:30 Northwest Fox Trio / Alternative Rock

Fireworks

9pm (will last about 20-25 minutes)

Rain date August 14th.

featured storytime reading 1pm

paper lanterns photo- c. ryan, 2016