Community Stuff 11/29/12

East Gloucester Elementary Santa/Frosty Portraits

At the EGS Holiday Craft Fair

Saturday, December 1st 10:00a to 2:00p

For the 10th year, the East Gloucester Elementary Holiday Fair will feature high-quality portraits with Santa and/or Frosty!

Santa Portrait-001

These portraits:

  • Are of extremely high quality; much better than you get at the mall!
  • Are printed right there at the fair, whle you wait!
  • Cost $10 per sheet, with a variety of print packages available
  • Are also available as a high-resolution JPG file, which you can use for your holiday cards ($25)
  • Are made with professional lighting and camera gear
  • Can include pets, stuffed animals, Lego creations, etc.!

All time and materials are donated, so every dollar goes right to the EGS PTO, to help pay for enrichment programs, field trips, and tons of other wonderful activities.

Thank you!!!

Prairie Lights The Musical



Prairie Lights tells the story of a Jewish brother and sister who journey west on an Orphan Train in 1905. Arriving with other homeless youths in a tiny Nebraska town just before the holidays, Benjamin and Rose are adopted by Wellspring’s only Jewish couple, Abe and Sophie Birnbaum. Devout 12-year-old Benjamin clashes with Abe, a successful shopkeeper who has abandoned his religion. Meanwhile, 15-year-old Rose falls secretly in love with a fellow orphan, thus upsetting Sophie’s marriage plans for the girl. Townsfolk are further divided by the fearful banker, Maxwell Ryder, who wants to send all of the orphans back to New York. As the town prepares for Christmas and Hanukkah approaches, Benjamin finds himself enlisting the young people—orphans and local kids alike—on a quest to reunite Wellspring.

Ticket Prices at the door:   $18 (adult) /$15 (Std/Snr)


Purchase advanced tickets on-line at :  Get a $3 discount per ticket (+ $1 service fee) up till one week before show.

Essex Historical Society and Shipbuilding Museum Presents It’s Annual Holiday Party – Monday December 3


Cape Ann Brewing holds week long fundraising event for the victims of Sandy
The Cape Ann Brewing Company (CABC) will be holding a fundraising event for victims of Hurricane Sandy on Friday November 3oth . CABC will be donating 25% of the proceeds as well as raffling gifts provided by numerous local business from throughout the North Shore. “We are overwhelmed by the support we’ve received from local businesses to make this event a truly special occasion”, CABC owner Jeremy Goldberg said. Tickets for the raffle may be obtained by making a donation of any denomination at The Pub at Cape Ann Brewing, located at 11 Rogers St Gloucester, MA.

Cape Ann Brewing Company
Founded in 2004, Cape Ann Brewing Company is an award-winning, family-owned, micro-brewery in the heart of the historic seaport of Gloucester in Cape Ann. Brewing beer whose bold flavor and character reflects the spirit and courage of the sailors of the North Atlantic fishing fleet, and is the same passion that drives what we do. The Fisherman’s line of beer is a tribute to hard work, and a salute to friendships that endure. Cape Ann Brewing continues it’s support of the Northeast Seafood Coalition, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving fishing communities, protecting fishery resources and feeding the world, and urges people to get involved in aiding our local fishermen.

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