Pins for Paws


Cape Ann Animal Aid is participating in the 2019 Gloucester Pride Stride and our team, Paws for the Cause, is hosting a bowling event on Sunday, April 7, 2019 from 12-2pm to raise funds for the Veterinary Care Fund! Get your friends and family together and join us for a some strings of bowling, raffle prizes, and more — all for a great cause! Reserve a lane for up to six players ($120 per lane, teams of up to six people, includes 3 strings of bowling and shoe rental for all). Don’t forget to bring some extra spending money for raffles, games, food and drinks! Cape Ann Lanes has a great selection of food and beverages!

**If you want to participate but don’t have enough players to reserve a lane, please email to reserve your spot ($20/person) and we’ll place you on a team at the event (while space is available).**

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A Night at the Races Fundraiser

The Gloucester Rotary Club invites the public to attend their FUNdraising event – “A Night at the Races” on Friday, March 29, at Cruiseport Gloucester, located at 6 Rowe’s Wharf in Gloucester. Doors open at 6:30 pm. All proceeds from this event will support local and international programs of the Gloucester Rotary.

A Night at the Races promises to be a fun-filled evening for adults with all the suspense and excitement of being at the racetrack. High quality, video-taped horse races are narrated from start to finish by lively announcers. During the evening there will be complimentary hors d’oeuvre, a cash bar, and variety of raffles. At various points during the evening, betters will be able to use their winnings to bid on merchandise and services that have been donated for the event. For the most fun, reserve a table – bring a group. Tickets are $10 per person and may be purchased in advance from any Gloucester Rotarian or at the door.

Cape Ann Museum to host Surveying the Collections: Historic Toys & Dolls

A selection of toys and dolls from the collection of the Cape Ann Museum.

On Friday, March 15 at 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., the Cape Ann Museum invites the public to observe as curatorial staff survey rarely exhibited selections from its toy and doll collection on March 15. This will be the third in a series of four sessions designed to enrich visitors’ appreciation of the depth of the Museum’s holdings. Previously, antique quilts and works by the Folly Cove Designers were spotlighted.  

This complete survey of the institution’s holdings involves physically locating objects in the collection, then measuring, assessing condition, photographing and repacking each item. It is a chance to see the Museum’s collection of toys and dolls in close quarters and gain a better understanding of the Museum’s vast collection. Highlights from the Museum’s doll collection include European and American-made dolls from the 19th and 20th centuries.

This program is free for Museum members or with Museum admission. No registration necessary.