Community Stuff 11/8/12

Black Friday in downtown Gloucester!

Love Black Friday deals? Don’t love the crowds or lines? Come to downtown Gloucester on Friday, November 23rd and join us at 26 stores that will be open at 6AM! We are not giving away free flat screen TVs, but we will have tons of good cheer, family fun and great discounts- some stores will have door prizes, drawings and door-buster deals, so don’t miss this opportunity to support your local businesses and find some great buys!

Here is a partial list of participating stores-
Island Art And Hobby
Jewels Of Gloucester
Premier Imports
Tiny Island Beach Glass
The Cave
The G33K Store
Common Crow
The Raven
Beth Williams Studio
Life Is Good/Harbor Goods
Local Colors
Bodin Historic Photo
Antique Store
Kids Unlimited
Mark Adrian Shoes
Dogtown Books
Village Silversmith
Bookstore Of Gloucester
Lone Gull- opening at 5:45 AM so customers can get their caffeine for the morning shopping experience!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!


A HOLIDAY FAIR sponsored by the Women’s Community Club of Magnolia will be held on Saturday, November, 10th from 9:00 – 2p.m. in Jones Hall at the Magnolia Library Center, corner of Lexington and Norman Ave., Magnolia.

There will be a variety of handmade crafts, holiday gifts, jewelry and bake table.  Also there will be a variety of children’s activities and PICTURES WILL BE TAKEN WITH SANTA!  A silent auction will feature gift certificates from local businesses and restaurants along with gift baskets and a money raffle.

Mulled cider, coffee, punch, muffins and donuts will be served throughout the day.  Lunch, featuring homemade Haddock chowder, quiche, hot dogs,  and tuna rolls will be served from 11:30a.m.

This is the Women’s Club ‘s major fund-raiser of the year and all the proceeds are returned to the community to support organizations and projects that benefit the community as a whole.  PLEASE COME AND SUPPORT THIS COMMUNITY EVENT!

For more info on the Women’s Club, please contact Carol Sutherland at 978-525-3773.

On the next Cape Ann Profiles show host Rich Sagall interviews Julie LaFontaine, the executive director of Open Door. They discuss the history of this vital non-profit, the services they provide Cape Ann residents, and what Second Glance offers the community.
Cape Ann Profiles can be seen on Cape Ann TV Channel 12 on Friday, November 9 at 10:30AM and 7:00PM and on Sunday, November 11 at 2:00PM. It repeats on Friday, November 16 at 10:30AM and 7:00PM and Sunday, November 18 at 2:00PM.
Rich Sagall is a physician and the president of NeedyMeds, a national non-profit that provides information on programs that help people unable to afford their health care costs. He also publishes Pediatrics for Parents, a children’s health newsletter.



Calvo Wood Carving School has added a final Three-Day Wood Carving Workshop for the beginner student for the 2012 calendar year.  The class dates are November 16-18th  (Friday – Sunday.)  If you are local and have had an interest– this class this might be the one for you.  Check the class description on the website for more information or call the studio at: 978-283-0231

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