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January 2019

Traces of the Trade A Story of the Deep North

January 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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The Gloucester Lyceum and Sawyer Free Library present the documentary, Traces of the Trade A Story of the Deep North, in conjunction with the African-American & Maritime History Exhibit from the Massachusetts Commonwealth Museum currently on display in the Matz Gallery of the library. The film chronicles the DeWolf family and its large slave-trading history in the North.

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Wyana Light Ceremony / Weaving Divine Light for a Better Earth

January 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Floating Lotus, 169 Main Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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On January 11, 2019, join Shamanic Visionary and Sound Healer Leontine Hartzell at Floating Lotus Gloucester for this empowering ceremony to warm your heart and heal the earth on a winter’s evening!  The ceremony consists of several variations of simple circle steps with simple chants that will be taught. The movement and music aligns your energies with the sacred circuits of the earth and cosmic star alignments of the heavens. This brings you into balance and strengthens the energetic grids of…

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Image credit: Snow Day. Courtesy of Mary Rhinelander | Cape Ann Museum

Blockprinting Demonstration in the Gallery at Cape Ann Museum

January 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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The Cape Ann Museum is pleased to present a blockprinting demonstration with artists Mary Rhinelander and Julia Garrison on Saturday, January 12 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. These artists have long been inspired by the Folly Cove Designers. Drop by the Museum to see the Folly Cove Designers exhibition and to watch printing in action. This program is free for Museum members, Cape Ann residents or with Museum admission. For more information visit capeannmuseum.org or call 978-283-0455 x10.  Mary Rhinelander…

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Acoustic on the River at Mile Marker One

January 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every 3 weeks that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until June 29, 2019

Mile Marker One, 75 Essex Ave (Rt. 133)
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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  Enjoy live acoustic music at Mile Marker One in their River View Dining Room & Bar every Saturday! Check out the schedule to find out the featured local artist of the week:   Call for reservations 978-283-2122.

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Essex Shipbuilding Museum Tours by Appointment

January 14
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An event every 3 weeks that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until April 1, 2019

Essex Shipbuilding Museum, 66 Main Street
Essex, MA 01929 United States
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Open by Appointment on Mondays from January 7 to Monday, April 1, 2019 Essex Shipbuilding Museum, 66 Main Street (Rte. 133) The Museum Collection totals more than 8,000 objects and is comprised of artifacts that record and embody the history of Essex. The largest category in the Museum Collection consists of nearly 3,000 photographs. Many of these photographs portray vessels under construction from the middle 19th century through the 20th century. Hands-on exhibits, historic tools are also part of this must-see…

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Surveying the Collections: Historic Quilts

January 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on January 22, 2019 at 10:00am

Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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On select Fridays, the public is invited to observe as Cape Ann Museum's (CAM) curatorial staff survey the collection. The doors will be open for this special project from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm on the third Friday of the month through April. Join us for one session or all four and gain a better understanding of the Museum’s vast collection. Free for CAM members or with Museum admission. No registration necessary. This complete…

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Burns Night Ceilidh

January 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
MAGMA Gloucester, 11 Pleasant Street, #64
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Celebrate the Scottish poet Robert Burns with MAGMA Gloucester for a night filled with readings of his poems, performances of his songs, and Ceilidh Dancing with a caller. Live music from Emerald Rae and Dan Houghton and other special guests. $15 per person or $30 per family Tickets available at the door, plenty of space for all. Movement Impaired access through 186 Main Street, elevator to 5th floor

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Life on the edge: The ecology of Crane Beach

January 19 @ 3:00 pm
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, 01930 United States
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Cape Ann Museum welcomes Trustees’ coastal ecologist Jeff Denoncour for an overview of Crane Beach. Offered in conjunction with Sky, Horizon, Light: Perspectives on Crane Beach. Free for Museum members and Cape Ann residents; $10 nonmembers/nonresidents. Reservations required and can be made at camuseum.eventbrite.com.

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Joe Jencks with opener Lisa Bastoni

January 19 @ 7:30 pm
First Congregational Church, 12 School St
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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Old Sloop Coffeehouse will present Joe Jencks in concert Saturday, January 19 at 7:30 pm at the handicap-accessible First Congregational Church of Rockport, 12 School St. Lisa Bastoni will open the show. A Joe Jencks concert is definitely not a visit to the inner world of some guy with a guitar who wants you to sit still and listen politely. It’s an occasion for singing, a contagious rising up of voices, an act of joy and defiance! Joe Jencks is an 18-year…

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Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration | Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation

Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration

January 21 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, Corner of Middle and Church Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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The Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation presents the Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration on Monday, January 21st from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church. Gloucester’s 3rd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration is an afternoon of presentations about African-American History including Sandra Ronan, historian Stephanie Buck, live music by Alvin Foster and his band Soul Eclectic, award-winning filmmaker/journalist Clennon L. King on MLK’s Boston years, followed by audio of Martin Luther King, Jr. accompanied by a slide…

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