Cape Ann Community Bulletin Board Listings For 10/18/16


Welcome To Cape Ann Community Bulletin Board

Joey C ~ 3 Comments ~

A place where non-profit Cape Ann organizations can post press releases directly and then those press releases will be reposted to . This is not an advertising space for businesses, fitness or wellness organizations, or music listings.

The web address will be

To have your community organization news posted here, contact Joey C who will grant access for you to post directly.

CAPE ANN SKATING CLUB PRESENTS: Halloween On Ice – Spooktacular Skating Expo SAT OCT 29th

October 17, 2016 ~ Joey C ~

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Halloween On Ice – Spooktacular Skating Expo
SAT OCT 29th
at the Talbot Rink / O’Maley School
12 Noon  Family Skate.  $5 per family,
1 PM       FREE Halloween Skating Expo   

More info:

Annual Charles Olson Lecture with Hettie Jones

October 15, 2016 ~ Cape Ann Museum ~

Hettie Jones at the Cape Ann Museum.

Saturday, October 29 at 1:00 p.m.

Hettie Jones will discuss her first meeting with Olson, her impressions of Gloucester, a selection from Love, H, her recently published book of correspondence with Helene Dorn, and some recent unpublished poems.

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A talk presented by poet Hettie Jones, in collaboration with the Gloucester Writers Center and the Charles Olson Society. Jones’ first collection of poems, Drive (Hanging Loose Press, 1997), was selected by Naomi Shihab Nye to receive the Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America. She is also the author of How I Became Hettie Jones (1990) and several books for children. The former Chair of PEN’s Prison Writing Committee, she currently teaches graduate writing at The New School, and workshops at 92Y and the Lower Eastside Girls Club Center for Community.

$10 donation suggested. For more information please call (978)283-0455 x10 or email

Love, H is available for purchase in the Museum’s gift shop.

Join Gloucester and Rockport Students as They Share in the Democratic Process

October 15, 2016 ~ hannahskimberley ~

Public forum on the four referendum questions which will appear on the November 8th ballot. Gloucester and Rockport High School students will present the arguments for and against each question, with ample time for voters’ questions.


Question One: Expanded Slot-Machine Gaming

Question Two: Charter School Expansion

Question Three: Conditions for Farm Animals

Question Four:Legalization, Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana

Gloucester Student Presentation: Tuesday, October 18, 7:00 – 8:30 pm Lecture Hall, Gloucester High School, 2nd Floor

Rockport Student Presentation: Thursday, October 20, 7:00 – 8:30 pm, Community House, 2nd Floor

Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Cape Ann and Gloucester High School

Photo: Tom Mikus (LWV), student Delaney Benchoff, and Diane Cartwright (LWV) practice for the forum.

Concert on the Adams Organ at the Annisquam Village Church

October 14, 2016 ~ Cape Ann Museum ~

Friday, November 4

7:00 p.m.

Jeremy Adams Organ, 1986. Annisquam Village Church, Gloucester, MA. Photograph 2016 by Paul Cary Goldberg.

This special concert, held at the Annisquam Village Church, is offered in conjunction with Voicing the Woods: Jeremy Adams, Instrument Maker,  on view at the Cape Ann Museum from October 22, 2016 through February 26, 2017.

Organist Kevin Birch will play the Adams Organ, built in 1986, and a clavichord (also built by Adams, in 1999).

Birch has performed throughout the United States, Europe and South America. He holds the Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Iowa with previous studies at the Sweelinck Conservatory (Amsterdam) and the New England Conservatory (Boston).

The Annisquam Village Church is located at the head of Lobster Cove at the corner of Washington and Leonard Streets, the 1830’s building is renowned for its graceful beauty and extraordinary acoustics.

This program is $10 for Museum and American Guild of Organists Society (AGO) members / $15 for nonmembers. Tickets can be purchased by calling (978) 283-0455 x10 or online at Eventbrite. Advance tickets are required.

Voicing the Woods has been generously sponsored by Jerry and Margaretta Hausman, Hinda Simon, Bettie Cartwright, Gregory and Stevie Neal, Robert M. Russell and Jane Deering Gallery.

Red Cross Blood Drive on Veterans Day (11/11) at Our Lady of Good Voyage from 1 pm to 6 pm sponsored by the Gloucester Knights of Columbus. Come give the gift of life. Make an appointment at or call 1-800-Red-Cross (733-2767).

October 14, 2016 ~ kofc215 ~


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