Gloucester

Gloucester, Massachusetts 01930 & 01931

Sawyer Free LEGO Club

Come build using LEGOs at the Sawyer Free Library

Attend an afternoon of LEGOs in the Friend Room at Sawyer Free Library! Snacks and LEGOs are provided. Register online!

When: 
Monday, November 24, 2014 at 3:30-5pm
Location: 
Sawyer Free Library

Native American History Month at Sawyer Free

come celebrate Native American History Month at Sawyer Free Library in Glouceste

Sawyer Free Library celebrates native American History Month with 'Fast Hawk', a member of the Micmac Northeast American Tribe! He will be bringing feathers, claws, animal skulls, a talking stick, pipes, stories, dances and more to this informative celebration!  All ages welcome. No sign-ups required. Part of the Middle Street Harvest Festival.

When: 
Saturday, November 22, 2014 11am-Noon
Location: 
Sawyer Free Library

Arts and Crafts for Little Ones with Ms. Colleen

Join an art session in Gloucester Ma designed just for the young artist!

Certified Montessori teacher, artist and local mother, Colleen Apostolos-Marsh will guide your young artist in an exploration of color, shape, and texture. Using a variety of media, your child will be free to express their in a beautiful space while socilaizing and engaging in cooperative play.

When: 
Weekdays 10:15-11:15am
Location: 
Island Art & Hobby

Santa at Sea Cruise

Take a cruise with Santa aboard the Beauport Princess out of Gloucester!

Beauport Princess Cruiseline is creating a new Holiday Tradition, and you're invited! Take a cruise aboard the Beauport Princess around Gloucester Harbor, sing holiday carols with elves, listen to a reading of 'The Night Before Christmas', and enjoy a visit from Santa himself!

When: 
Saturday, December 6, 2014 2-3:3pm

Great Magnolia Swamp Hike

Get some exercise on this five-mile long woodland rocky loop through Ravenswood

Join the The Trustees of Reservations for this circumnavigational hike around the outlaying trails of Ravenswood Park. Enjoy off-the-beaten paths, beautiful habitats, including a lovely pond, a swamp and rocky woodland. Trade in your treadmill for the trails, and get some exercise on this five-mile long hike of Ravenswood's rocky outer loop. Please note, there are some steep hills. Meet at Stage Fort Park (parking lot, rear, left)

When: 
Saturday, November 22, 2014 Noon-3pm
Location: 
Ravenswood Park

Cape Ann Thanksgiving Harvest Market

Cape Ann Farmers' Market will offer a great opportunity to pack your cupboard wi

At the Cape Ann Farmers' Market Thanksgiving Market, you'll find over 20 vendors, including, Alprilla, Mehaffy, Seaview, Arrowhead, and Herrick farms, Farmer Dave, Cape Ann Fresh Catch, Back Yard Gardeners, Classic Cooks, Markouk Bread, The Swiss Baker, Patty’s Guacamole, The Soup Guy, Tatiana's Treats, Valencenti Pasta, along with vendors selling jellies, soaps, and textiles.

When: 
Saturday, November 22, 2014 10am-1pm

Science All Around Us with Collin Keegan

Tom Ellis and Collin Keegean at the helm of Schooner Thomas E. Lannon

Take a moment and explore this unique kickstarter campaign featuring a young boy named Collin Keegan, his love of science and an extraordinary drive to share what he learns with other kids. "Science All Around Us" is a concept for an educational series that explores how things work and why from the perspective of a kid who wants to reach other kids on a global scale.  Twenty minute episodes will start start with Collin focusing on an every-day problem that can be solved using scientific methods and ideas. The founding idea for the entire project is that kids can and should teach other kids.

Cape Ann Relay for Life Kickoff Rally

Come join a team or make your own for the Cape Ann Relay for Life

The Cape Ann Relay for Life will Take place next Summer at Burnham Field in Gloucester, and they're holding an open house for people who are interested in joining the cause! Come learn about the Relay for Life, Create and register a Relay team, volunteert to help in planinng the 2015 event, register as a cancer survivor for the Survivor Celebration, or make a luminaria bag in honor or memory of a loved one!

When: 
Saturday, November 15, 2014 10am-12:30pm

Sweetbay Swamp Quest Fest!

Kids and families will learn all about questing on an exploration in Ravenswood!

At this Quest Fest, learn all about Questing! Make your own stamp and passport and participate in the fastest growing family recreational adventure this side of the Atlantic. The Sweetbay Swamp Quest is a clue-based treasure hunt through the swamp trails, discovering stories about our nearly "loved to death" Sweetbay Magnolia and to a Quest Treasure Box. Pre-registration required.

When: 
Sunday, November 8, 2014 1-3PM
Location: 
Ravenswood Park

Tolkien Walk in the Woods

"Around the corner there may wait, a new road or a secret gate..." -JRR Tolkien

"Around the corner there may wait, a new road or a secret gate..." -J.R.R. Tolkien. The Trustees invite You to A Walk in the Woods with J.R.R. Tolkien! More than a nature walk: experience through literature the adventures that await just outside your front door! Explore the sights, sounds, smells of the forest. Your guide will be prepared with material to be read aloud from Tolkien's trilogy using the roads and unique settings in Ravenswood Park as background.

When: 
Saturday, October 25, 2014 1-3pm
Location: 
Ravenswood Park
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