Maritime Gloucester benefit at Councilors 4 Causes this Thursday


Come have some fun and support Maritime Gloucester this Thursday as Scott Memhard serves up the drinks at Cape Ann Brewing.  Live music, chances to win some fun prizes, a good opportunity to support the educational programs at Maritime Gloucester and some great food and beer from Cape Ann Brewing.  mg pennant new sm

15% of all proceeds goes to Maritime Gloucester, so bring your friends and your appetite!  The fun runs from 6:00 to 9:00pm.  Hope to see you there!


O’Maley Guidance Parent Night – Social Media

The O’Maley Innovation Middle School Guidance Counselors will host  “Social Media and the Impact on Student Success,” a Parent Night on Wednesday, January 30th at 6:30 in the O’Maley Library. All parents are invited and are encouraged to attend as this rapidly changing arena is affecting the social and emotional health of adolescents and impacting their academic experience. Some highlights of the presentation will include:

*Understanding the sites kids are on and how they’re using them

*Tips for parents to monitor yet respect privacy

*How to keep your child safe

*Understanding the social media laws

Refreshments will be provided and child care is available if needed (please request in advance).



A Celebration of Backyard Growers 2.0


Gloucester has been our roots, now we’re spreading our wings.

You helped Backyard Growers get here and now we want to share where we’re going next. We’ll unveil our vision for the future at a wine and cheese reception celebrating and saying thank you to our fantastic community.

Join us to learn what’s next as we tackle our mission to build a healthy, connected, environmentally sustainable community in Gloucester and beyond.

When: Thursday, January 24, 2018
Drop-in reception: 5 – 7 p.m.
Brief thank you and presentation: 6 p.m.

Where: BYG HQ, 271 Main Street, Gloucester, MA

Let us know you’re coming by RSVPing here!

Winter Carnival at East Gloucester Elementary School

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Celebrate the season with a fun-filled, family-friendly day of games, crafts, delicious baked goods and more!

Saturday, January 26th
10 AM – 2 PM

This event is open to everyone and all funds raised will help support enrichment programs at the East Gloucester Elementary School.

The East Gloucester Elementary School is located at 8 Davis St. Extension in Gloucester.

JANUARY 24th: Gloucester Biotechnology Academy Open House!

Stop by Gloucester Biotechnology Academy’s Open House on Thursday, January 24th, from 3p to 6p to tour the lab, speak with current students and alum, gain insight in to the application process AND learn more about the Academy’s exciting SummerSTEM program for high school and middle school students.

All students, parents and interested community members are welcome.

Please contact Education Director John Doyle at with any questions.

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SeniorCare Annual Valentines Breakfast Fundraiser

SeniorCare Inc. will hold its 45th annual Valentine’s Day Breakfast Fundraiser Breakfast at The Gloucester House, located 63 Rogers Street in downtown Gloucester on Thursday, February 14, 2019, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.  Tickets are $15 per person and include a buffet breakfast. Tickets are available in advance by calling 978-281-1750, online at, or may be purchased at the door. Proceeds from the breakfast will benefit SeniorCare’s Meals on Wheels program.

SeniorCare Inc.’s Meals on Wheels program brings a daily meal right to the door of homebound elders, Monday through Friday. Menus are designed by nutrition experts to meet the needs of older adults and are prepared by a professional caterer.  In addition, homebound elders have a daily interaction with the delivery team—sometimes their only human contact that day.  SeniorCare currently delivers Meals on Wheels to more than 550 elders each day.  Annually, this means 128,000 home-delivered meals and 33,500 meals served at dining sites in Beverly, Gloucester, Essex, Manchester, Rockport, Ipswich, Hamilton, Topsfield, and Wenham.

Sponsorship opportunities for the Breakfast are available. For information about the breakfast or to become a sponsor, contact Paula Curley at 978-281-1750 x-560 or

Buy your breakfast tickets online.