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Photos 5:30AM 6/24/14 – Saint Peter’s Marina Seine Boat Practices and New Altar Mural Pics

Sista Felicia comes through again with Seine Boat Practice Photos and Photos of The New Murals on The St Peter’s Altar

Props To The Men and Women That Keep Saint Peter’s Fiesta Traditions Alive

Sista Felicia sent me a bunch of pictures from the junior girls Seine Boat practice yesterday and there was something that hit me when looking through the photos.  It was the love and dedication that certain people put in to keeping the tradition alive.  In this case it happened to be Joanne Frontiero, Joe Balbo,Tim Oakes, Mike Frontiero and Julie Geary but there are many others woven throughout the community that show up year after year to make it all happen.

Every year if you are a lover of Fiesta you recognize the same faces in the Seine Boats, on the Greasy Pole, at The Novena, On the Altar, Walking in the Parade.

When you look through the pictures you will see Joanne climbing over the seats, tying down the oars in place and coaching up the girls.  This is not just a tiny bit of work, believe me.  and without even speaking to Joanne I know she does it as a labor of love, but it is because of people like Joanne that dedicate to bringing the youngsters into the traditions through patience and love that the rest of us get to enjoy it so very much year after year after year.

The list of people dedicating time, passion and love to our greatest of Gloucester traditions could fill up a page, hopefully throughout the week I’ll get to bring you some of those faces and stories and make you glad you are a subscriber to GMG.

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Here’s some pictures from Sista Felicia 2012 Junior Girls Seine Boat Practice-

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Please Welcome New GMG Contributor Craig Kimberly- St Peter’s Fiesta Parade Video and More

I have a feeling you’re really gonna like his stuff.

Born in Salem, Craig Kimberley is a director, cinematographer, editor, photographer. His family moved to Virginia in the late 70’s where he’s lived for the last 30 years. With hopes of moving to here soon, he’s vacationing in Gloucester with his sweet aunt, Joan Kimberley, on Washington street.  The St. Peter’s Fiesta was a great welcome back weekend!
Look for his videos over the next few weeks sharing his return to Massachusetts. With a couple of photos mixed in, it should make for some fun content. Craig notes, “So far, everyone I’ve met has lived up to my greatest expectations of true New England character and class. Thanks to Joey, and Good Morning Gloucester, I’ve been given a fantastic venue to share my vacation adventures.” So stay tuned for more videos in the coming days!
 

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Patricia Osborn 2010 KAOS Seine Boat Crew Picture

Hi Joey-  I have a pretty great shot of the KAOS boat from the seine boat race at Fiesta 2010- and was wondering if you would be interested in posting it. I planned on printing it, etc. for a gift but then decided to share with the rest of Gloucester. If you decide to post it I assume my name will be associated with it? It’s a keeper.

–cheers

Patricia Osborn

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Saint Peter’s Fiesta Schedule of Events

Click Picture For Slide Show Of Fiesta’s Past

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It’s the very best time of the year and NO ONE Will Cover It Like Good Morning Gloucester

From The Saint Peter’s Fiesta Website

ST. PETER’S FIESTA 2010
NOVENA JUNE 14 THRU JUNE 22

( ** denotes new staring time for this event)

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23
7:00 p.m.-10:00p.m.—– **MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT
at St. Peter’s Park
“FOREVER LEGENDS” featuring “Sinatra and Friends”
THURSDAY, JUNE 24
6:00 p.m. FIESTA FIVE ROAD RACE – with Cape Ann YMCA – starting at St. Peter’s Square
8:00-12:00 Youth Block Dance / D.J, Sam Santuccio
FRIDAY, JUNE 25
4:45 p.m. GREASY POLE CONTEST and
WOMEN’S SEINE BOAT RACES
6:30 p.m. ENTERTAINMENT – Prior to Opening Ceremony
7:30 p.m. **FORMAL OPENING– St. Peter’s Square
Program immediately following until Midnight
MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT —“SEABREEZE”

SATURDAY, JUNE 26
9:30 a.m. YOUTH AND ADULT SOCCER GAMES -
Newell Stadium
10:a.m. Military Seine Boat Race- USCG vs.
US Navy- Pavilion Beach
Gloucester Fire Dept. vs. Gloucester Police Dept. Race
2:30 pm ——-**CHAMIONSHIP SERIES-
YOUTH BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT at Fort Playground
(Rain date—Sunday June 28)
3:00 p.m. CHILDREN’S GAMES – at Beach Court
4:45 p.m. SPORTS EVENTS – at Pavilion Beach
Seine Boat Races and Greasy Pole Contest

6:00pm – 12:00AM MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT -
St. Peter’s Square -
Jimmy Geany Entertainers, featuring
Vocalist Angela Rossi
SUNDAY, June 27
10:00 a.m. CELEBRATION OF MASS OF ST. PETER, at – - – St.Peter’s Park
12:00 noon PROCESSION FOLLOWING THE CELEBRATION OF MASS
3:00 p.m. BLESSING OF THE FLEET- at Stacy Boulevard –
3:00 pm Concert, United States Navy Band Northeast, St.Peter’s Park
4:45 p.m. SPORTS EVENTS – at Pavilion Beach – SEINE BOAT RACES and GREASY POLE CONTEST.
6:00 PM CONCERT ST. ALFIO’S BAND,(1 HOUR) ST. PETER’S PARK
6:30 p.m. CHILDREN’S PINATA CONTEST – at Pascucci Court

7:30-PM ——**AWARDS CEREMONY. for winners of Sporting Events.

8:30 pm MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT — St. Peter’s Park
Jimmy Geany Entertainers, featuring
Vocalist Angela Rossi
10:00 p.m. FIREWORKS DISPLAY (weather permitting)
ENTERTAINMENT CONTINUED-
11:00 p.m. Raffle drawing and Closing Procession

MANY THANKS FOR YOUR DONATIONS OFFERED AT
ST. PETER’S ALTAR VIVA SAN PIETRO.

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