Gloucester, Massachusetts 01930 & 01931

Annisquam Arts - Summer Studio for Kids 2015

Summer Art and Photography Program for Kids on Cape Ann, Annisquam Arts, Glouces

Welcome to Annisquam Arts, an inspiring children’s summer studio! We're gearing up for our 21st season of art-making fun on scenic Cape Ann!

Young artists, ages 6-14, of all skill levels are welcome in our high-energy and imaginative morning and afternoon summer workshops. Participants will have a blast exploring a wide range of mediums, materials and techniques in the whimsical Gloucester studio of professional artist and teacher Dawn Southworth. The in-depth art experience is unrivaled by any other offerings on the North Shore. For nearly two decades, parents have been amazed by the quality of the materials and scope of the projects.

Small classes and individual instruction nurture all levels of ability. Our workshops are all about fun and exploration. No coloring in the lines here!

Register today as space is limited.

To register online or for more information contact

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.

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

The Open Door Empty Bowl Dinner 2015

 Proceeds from the Open Door Empty Bowl dinner benefit community programs.

The Open Door will hold its annual Empty Bowl Dinner on Thursday, May 14, 2015 from 4-8 pm at Cruiseport Gloucester.  Share in a simple meal of soup, bread and a cookie and take the dinner bowl home as a reminder of someone in need of a meal. Empty Bowl events are held nationally to generate awareness concerning hunger and to raise money for local hunger-relief programs.

Thursday, May 14, 2015 4-8pm.
Cruiseport Gloucester

Mother's Day Cruise on Beauport Princess

Take a dining cruise on Mothers' Day aboard the Beauport Princess out of Glouces

Beauport Princess Cruiseline has a special treat for North Shore moms! Don't miss your chance to give your Mom a Mother's Day she'll remember! Enjoy a gorgeous buffet complete with Carved Ham, Baked Haddock, Eggs Benedict and much more! Tickets: $58 Adult/$28 Children. Call today to reserve your tickets today before we're sold out!

Sunday, May 10, 2015 11am-2pm

Spring Skating Show

Cape Ann Skating

Don't miss the 41st Annual Spring Skating Show hosted by the Cape Ann Skating Club. Come see performances by the adorably young skaters to the amazing senior club skaters with a special performance by a Boston based synchronize skating team. It's sure to be an amazing show to watch.

Saturday - May 9, 2015 at 2 p.m.

Gloucester Public School Arts Festival

Gloucester Public School Arts Festival - a showcase of Gloucester's young talent

Join the Gloucester Education Foundation in honoring the multi-faceted pool of talent that makes up the population of the Gloucester Public Schools. Kids of all ages make beautiful and amazing art and the creators of the citywide festival seek to celebrate GPS students, their art and those helping our students live, learn and create every day. Come to Downtown Gloucester for a full day of performances and exhibitions that cover a wide range of arts, from ballroom dancing to a day long community art project that is created by participants and visitors alike.

Saturday, May 9, 2015 11am-3pm

Schooner Challenge Benefit

The Schooner Challenge is a fundraiser for the Essex Shipbuilding Museum!

Hop aboard one of three Essex-built schooners and take part in a fun evening of friendly competition that raises funds for presewrve Essex-built Schooners.  Join the crew of Schooner Thomas E. Lannon, Schooner Ardelle or Schooner Fame of Salem to take part in unique schooner challenges including: knot tying, weighing anchor, man-overboard drills, sailing a marked course, song writing, sail raising and whatever else the captians can dream up!  

Monday, June 1, 2015 6-8pm
Maritime Gloucester

Renaissance of Ravenswood: Walk Through the Centuries

Explore the history of Ravenswood with the Trustees of Reservations in Glouceste

Rescued Road, Revolution & Renaissance - Walk through history at Ravenswood Park! Ravenswood, over the centuries, has changed from once a main thoroughfare, to a backwoods, and now to our favorite local refuge. On this guided walk, we'll see the evidence from the past and learn the stories of a colorful cast of characters who help make Ravenswood the unique and special place we all treasure today. Pre-Registration requested

Second Sunday of each month through November 2015 1-3pm
Ravenswood Park

Kestrel Adventures Summer Programs

Kestrel Adventures encourages kids to grown through connecting with nature!

Kestrel Educational Adventures offers five day Summer programs that encourage your kids to grow by connecting with the natural world around them.  Nature Specialists help kids use real science as a way to explore local wild places, make some new friends and learn about themselves along the way!

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!

Monday, April 27, 2015 3:30-5pm
Sawyer Free Library
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