Author Archives: Donna Ardizzoni

Love this idea

What a great idea, they should bring the goats out to Ten Pound Island to eat the poison ivy.  Goats love poison ivy. To read please follow the link below from the Gloucester Daily Times.

Rockport Harvest Festival 2014

What a beauty of a day

Clean Gloucester and The One Hour at a Time Gang Schedule

It looks like Good Harbor Beach will be getting a clean-up this Saturday morning! Join us at 8 am at the footbridge to pick up your trash bag and in one hour we’ll have it clean. Thanks for your help!  Le us keep the beach beautiful.

We have bags but please remember to bring gloves.


Thank youJuly 22, 2014 Summer at Good Harbor Beach

News from Magnolia

Welcome New Board Members! The MLCC is proud to announce four new board members, please join us in welcoming Donna Ardizzoni, Curt Henderson, Alana Horne, and Keith Shatford. Their fresh perspectives, great ideas, and desire to make the MLCC all that it can be was obvious in the first board meeting of the year held in September. Stay tuned – it’s going to be a great year at the MLCC!

Upcoming Events:
 Story Hour & Crafts – is there any better way for you and your little ones to spend the last Sunday of every month? This month we’ll be reading, “Click, Clack, Boo!” and doing some sort of scary craft (October 26: 11:30am @ the MLCC). If you or your organization are interested in reading a story and/or want to sponsor a craft hour, contact Erin Pequeno:

 The next Indoor Yard Sale is scheduled for Saturday October 25, 8am – 2pm… no early bird shoppers (we mean it). Set up at 6am or the night before. If interested in a table contact Walt TODAY: Tables are $25, 8’ (will be provided) with some peripheral floor space.

 The annual Halloween Party, sponsored by the Magnolia Lions Club is scheduled for Halloween night! Stop by for some pre- or post- trick-or-treating fun and enjoy some (more) treats. 5pm – see you there!

 Don’t forget to vote on Election Day, Tuesday, November 4. The West Parish Elementary will be having a bake sale, so celebrate your right to vote with a big fat cookie! …mmmmm…freedom…

 The Taste of Magnolia is scheduled for November 21 and planning is well underway. If you are interested in helping out in any way, please contact Donna Kecyk: If you aren’t familiar with the event, it involves a magnificent spread of food, wine, games and prizes, silent and live auctions, and the drawing of the winning ticket from the 50/50 raffle that has been going on for the past year – if you haven’t gotten your ticket yet, contact an MLCC board member:! ALL proceeds benefit the Magnolia Library and Community Center, ALL participants have a wonderful time!

 The annual Christmas Party is scheduled for December 7th – come by to help light the tree, sing some carols, and get a final word in with Santa before he finalizes his nice/naughty list.

Awesome Gloucester is looking for ideas… do you have an idea to make Gloucester even more awesome? Every month this group awards $1000 to the person with the best idea. Seriously. Check it out on facebook: or on the web:

That’s all for now – watch out for falling acorns and Happy Fall!

Doug Shatford –President
Tim Nolan – Treasurer
Bobbi Lemay – Secretary
Donna Ardizzoni
Curt Henderson
Alana Horne
Donna Kecyk
Walt Kolenda
Rosalie Lentini
Jamie O’Hara
Janet Powers

Topsfield Fair 2014

The Topsfield Fair has been going on for 196 years. Even though most of the exhibits are the same year after year, Rick and I really like going. The Fair is very clean and well patrolled. Here a couple of photos of a fun day on Sunday.

Artisans Tour 2014, Bart Stuyf

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Went to Bart Stuyf’s Studio on Saturday. Such amazing artwork with a beautiful view. Here are a couple of photos from Bart’s Studio. You can visit Bart at

More revitalization of Magnolia’s Lexington Avenue

By joining Freedom Fitness, Inc. you are supporting the revitalization of Magnolia’s Lexington Avenue. On Saturday I joined Freedom Fitness, Inc., the location is easy with plenty of parking. The gym is brand new, below please find a couple of photos of the brand new equipment, another great feature, this gym is open 24 hours/7 days a week.

14 Lexington Avenue
Magnolia, MA 01930

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