Gloucester

Gloucester, Massachusetts 01930 & 01931

Kid's Sail Free on the Schooner Lannon

Kids ride free on the 10am Saturday Cruise on the Lannon through Summer

Schooner Thomas E. Lannon is a fixture on the Gloucester Harbor vista throughout the day in the warm months, but to really experience the Lannon, you need to come aboard and go for a cruise!  Sail and see lighthouses, castles, scenic beaches, and magnificent waterfront homes.

With their special offer each Saturday on the 10 .am. cruise, sailing aboard the Lannon becomes even more accessible.  For each paying adult, one child will be granted free admission!  Kids aged 16 and under sail for free. Each kid must be accompanied by an adult. Each adult must pay full fare for his or her ticket. No other discounts apply.

When: 
Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 10 a.m.
When: 
Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 10 a.m.

Waterfront Summer Cinema: Iron Giant

Come watch a FREE showing of The Iron Giant on the waterfront in Gloucester MA

Come enjoy a movie projected on a giant screen on the waterfront, under the stars in downtown Gloucester Massachusetts! Bring a lawn chair, blanket and your family for a night of Hollywood blockbuster fun! Food and refreshments will be available starting at 6pm, and movies will begin at dark!

When: 
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 7pm

Gloucester Waterfront Festival

Come to Stage Fort Park in Gloucester for the 33rd Annual Waterfront Festival.

Historic Stage Fort Park along Gloucester Harbor will once again blossom into the colorful 33rd Annual Gloucester Waterfront Festival. A collection of over 175 Juried Artists and Craftsmen from throughout the U.S. will display their unique creations, live music, plus delicious ethnic foods. A pancake breakfast and traditional New England Lobster Bake complement this picture perfect seaport event!

When: 
Saturday and Sunday, August 15 & 16, 2015 9am - 6pm
Location: 
Stage Fort Park

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 socializing and engaging in cooperative play.

When: 
Each week day morning 10:15-11:15am

Chess for Kids at Sawyer Free

Kids will learn chess for FREE at the Sawyer Free Library in Gloucester, MA!

Kids are invited to Sawyer Free Library for FREE instruction in the game of chess! Learn strategies, piece movements and other basics from and avid player, fan and student of this historically intellectual game! Register online at Sawyer Free Library for a half hour session! Great for kids ages 6-12.

When: 
Saturdays, July 25 & August 8-29, 2015 10am to Noon
Location: 
Sawyer Free Library

Mid-Summer Mountain Bike

Ride the trails of Ravenswood Park in Gloucester Ma with the Trustees of Reserva

As the evening cools, enjoy a guided mountain bike ride along the famous Ravenswood Park Carriage Paths. The wide paths and slight hills and dales make this the perfect terrain for a variety of abilities. As darkness descends, we will enjoy the pulse of an evening ride. Refreshments available while sharing tips and techniques. Registration required. Limited to 20 riders.

When: 
Saturday, July 25, 2015 6:30-8:30pm
Location: 
Ravenswood Park

Waterfront Summer Cinema: Big Hero 6

Come watch a FREE showing of Big Hero 6 on the waterfront in Gloucester MA

Come enjoy a movie projected on a giant screen on the waterfront, under the stars in downtown Gloucester Massachusetts! Bring a lawn chair, blanket and your family for a night of Hollywood blockbuster fun! Food and refreshments will be available starting at 6pm, and movies will begin at dark!

When: 
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 7pm

Playtime Stories at Gloucester Stage

Playtime Stories for young children at the Gloucester Stage Company

Gloucester Stage invites kids ages 3 and up to Playtime Stories. Playtime Stories offers young children the unique opportunity to experience the fun and magic of live theatre as they watch their favorite books come to life onstage. Following the performance audience members will be invited to join the Playtime Stories Company in fun and interactive workshops relating to the story.

When: 
Saturdays 10am

Super Hero Craft Workshop at Sawyer Free

Join the fun in the friend room for an afternoon of making super hero inspired crafts!  make animal super heroes, masks and more! Materials will also be available for creating posters for the Topsfield Fair poster contest!

When: 
Thursday, July 23, 2015 2:30pm
Location: 
Sawyer Free Library

Tour Schooner Adventure

The Dockside toru fo the Schooner Adventure is a great time for kids!

Bring the family to see this newly-restored Gloucester schooner, learn some maritime history and have some fun! Take a tour of Gloucester's iconic wooden dory fishing schooner. Built in 1926 and recently restored, this National Historic Landmark is not to be missed!

 

When: 
Wednesdays 10am-2pm
Location: 
Maritime Gloucester
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