Tag Archives: Cape Ann Families

Cape Ann Families Auditions For “Cape Ann’s Got Talent”

Cape Ann Families is a community resource and family education center in Gloucester that has served thousands of people of all ages since its inception in 1991.  We’re having our first ever fundraiser, "Cape Ann’s Got Talent", on November 10th at 7:00 p.m. at Cruiseport.  We’re looking for middle and high school students and family acts for the show.  Auditions are by appointment on Saturday, October 23rd from 9 to 1. To sign up, contact Stacy Randell at srandell@capeannfamilies.org or call 978-281-7856, ext.1.  Please help us spread the word.  Hope to see you there!  Stacy

CAF Talent Flyer

No Is A Love Word- Dr Lonnie Carton Coming To Gloucester

From Courtney Karcher-
Hi Joey,

Wellspring Cape Ann Families has an event coming up I thought you may be interested in-

Join the Eastern Point Day School and Wellspring Cape Ann Families on Thursday, April 29th from 7 to 8:30 p.m. for a special presentation by Dr. Lonnie Carton, a CBS broadcast journalist and a nationally-recognized educator and family counselor. In a highly interactive discussion, Dr. Carton will share ideas from her book No is a Love Word about how to say no to children in a firm, fair and friendly way. Setting limits effectively is one of the most important tools of positive parenting. Dr. Carton will also answer individual questions from the audience. Please RSVP by April 27th to 978-281-7856.

The event will be held at Cruiseport

Now Accepting Nominations For Wellspring Cape Ann Families Community Appreciation Awards

Now Accepting Nominations for

Wellspring Cape Ann Families Community Appreciation Awards

Child-of-the-Year, Parent-of-the-Year or Family-Supporter of the Year!

Do you know a child, parent or community member who has made a difference or added to the community in a special way?

Consider nominating them as a “Child-of-the-Year”, “Parent-of-the-Year” or “Family-Supporter-of-the-Year!”

Wellspring Cape Ann Families is now accepting nominations for the 14th Annual Community Appreciation Awards and will recognize those children, parents and family supporters who have made a difference and contributed to their families or the community in a special way. The awards ceremony will be held Sunday, April 25th at 3:00pm at Cruiseport, Gloucester.

Nominations are being accepted in three distinct award categories: Child of the Year (with three age categories), Parent of the Year, and Family Supporter of the Year.

These awards are named in memory of Howard Blackburn, (1859-1932), a local fisherman who invested in the community of Gloucester and recognized the need for interdependence to sustain a thriving community- A hero who strengthened family life on Cape Ann.

Anyone is eligible to nominate. Past winners have included teachers, school nurses, day-care providers, along with children and adults from Cape Ann and the North Shore.

Nomination forms are due by April 5, 2010. For more information, or to request a nomination form please call Courtney Karcher at (978) 281-7856 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (978) 281-7856 end_of_the_skype_highlighting ext. 3, or e-mail ckarcher@wellspringhouse.org or go to www.wellspringhouse.org to download.

Thank you to Sarah Grow for sending this along.

February Vacation! Stuff to do with the Kids!

Plenty for parents to plan to do on vacation this month

Parents and caregivers looking for activities for the children during school vacation week can choose from several offerings from local organizations.

Here’s a short list of the activities offered  for the weekend and into next week.

Movies–  Cape Ann Cinema, Gloucester Cinema

Cape Ann Families“Do Something Really Big!”,  Nature Crafts,  Dance Revolution, “Guitar Hero” Tournament

The Trustees of Reservations Winter birding, Snowflake Science, Winter Quest, Hermit’s Tales on the Trails, Cows in their Winter Home, Bluebird Nest Box Building

Manchester Public Library- Make a Bird Feeder  Audubon Ark Museum Passes

Check out Flapping like a Haddock for  more fun things to do!