Fun things happening this July for kids of all ages at the Sawyer Free Library (virtually of course) ๐ŸŽˆ๐Ÿš€๐ŸŽผ๐Ÿโ˜€๏ธ ๐Ÿ“–

Don’t miss out on the fun this summer at the Sawyer Free Library!

Remember to register the kids for Jungle Jim Wild About Balloons Magic Show! ๐ŸŽˆโœจ Starting July 6th, he will be entertaining us all week! The Library will send you the show link & you can watch it when you choose! He is super entertaining ๐Ÿคนโ€โ™‚๏ธ for any kind of weather!

The fun continues all month with these special events:

  • Imagination Blast Off ๐Ÿš€and Virtual Storytelling with Rona Leventhal the week of July 12-19
  • Musical Storytime ๐ŸŽผ ZOOM with Ruthanne Paulson on Fridays July 24 & August 14 at 10 am (registration required)
  • Snakes ๐Ÿ of New England & the World with Rick Roth & Cape Ann Vernal Pond Team ๐Ÿ Virtual Program on Saturday, July 25 at 10 am (registration required)

Thanks to the generous support of The Friends of the Sawyer Free Library, program participation is free and open to all!

For more information about the Sawyer Free Library’s “Imagine Your Story” Summer Programs, to register, or request books and materials for curbside pickup visit: sawyerfreelibrary.org or call 978-325-5501.

Summer โ˜€๏ธ Reading Bags for Kids at Sawyer Free Library!

“Welcome to Summer” Reading Bags for kids are available at Sawyer Free Library Curbside Pick-up! ย The library can add one to your curbside order or just call us and we can send one out for you! While supplies last!โ˜€๏ธย Happy Summer!ย ๐ŸŒˆ.

“Welcome to Summer” Reading Bags are filled with Imagine Your Story program information including the event calendar, activities, and fun summer treats.

For more information about the Sawyer Free Library’s “Imagine Your Story” Summer Programs, to register, or request books and materials for curbside pickup visit: sawyerfreelibrary.org or call 978-325-5501. ๐Ÿ–

FREE FAMILY MOVIE AND CRAFTS DAY AT THE GLOUCESTER MEETINGHOUSE!

The second annual free Family Movie and Crafts Day will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm in the Gloucester Meetinghouse, home of the Unitarian Universalist Church.

Kick off school vacation week with games, face painting, craft projects, and prizes. Two popular animated movies will be shown โ€“ one about toys and the other about a snowman. Enjoy refreshments all day and a free pizza lunch. Tour the historic 1806 Meetinghouse upstairs and ring the Paul Revere bell in the tower.

Presented by the Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation in partnership with Pathways for Children, Maritime Gloucester, and the Cape Ann Community Cinema.

Please note new location this year! The event will be held in the Meetinghouse downstairs, accessed from the side door at 10 Church Street. Parking available on the green, weather permitting, and around the Historic District.

JOIN US FOR A FUN FAMILY DAY IN THE MEETINGHOUSE!

Announcing Music on Meetinghouse Green 2019, Free Friday Evening Outdoor Concerts in Gloucester!

Music on Meetinghouse Green is a free outdoor summer music festival at 6:00PM on the Green in front of the Unitarian Universalist Church at the corner of Middle and Church Streets.ย  We dedicate this fourth season in honor of Linzee Coolidge and the late Beth Coolidge for their vision and generosity to the Cape Ann community.

Please join us for the 4th year of this unique outdoor concert series, hosted by the Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation.ย  The 9-event summer festival features a different musical ensemble on Friday evenings starting on July 5th and benefits our North Shore non-profit partners via free-will offerings from the audience.ย  Concerts are held inside the Meetinghouse in inclement weather. Come celebrate TGIF with great music and delicious food available from local vendors while supporting the terrific work of local non-profits!

Please visit http://www.gloucestermeetinghouse.org for the season schedule and more information.

GREAT CONCERTS IN FRONT OF THE HISTORIC 1806 MEETINGHOUSE

The whole community is invited to enjoy this family-friendly experience under the shade trees on the green in the heart of the Historic District.ย  Bring lawn chairs, blankets and your favorite libation to enjoy the music and delicious food available from local vendors.ย  Your voluntary contributions support the work of 8 dedicated partner organizations that work so hard to improve the lives of our fellow citizens on Cape Ann.

The final event on September 6th benefits the ongoing preservation of the grand 1806 Meetinghouse, Gloucester’s oldest church – steeped in the history of religious freedom in Massachusetts and central to the Constitution’s guarantee of the separation of Church and State!