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June 30, 2013

Rockport Calendar

Monday, July 1

Rockport Garden Club meets, noon, Rockport Community House. Tea and short business meeting, followed at 1:15 by presentation by Adele Keohan, president of New England Daylily Society; “H is for Daylily: The History, Horticulture, Habitat, and Hoarding of Hemerocallis.”

Interactive summer day camp begins, features arts and crafts, sports and games. $195. Runs until Aug. 8. Sponsored by Rockport Recreation Department. Register at www.rockportrecreation.com, 978-546-1309 or caitlin@rockportrecreation.com.

Youth/adult tennis lessons start, Rockport High School tennis courts. No experience necessary. Sessions run all summer; $20-35 per session. 978-546-1309.

Interactive day camp starts, 9 a.m. to noon, Rockport Elementary School. Games, sports, arts and crafts. $195 for six weeks. 978-546-1309.

Tuesday, July 2

Middle School Art Blast, for middle school students, 1 to 3 p.m., Rockport Community House, 58 Broadway. Sponsored by Rockport Recreation Department. $60/six classes. 978-546-1309.

Artist demonstration: Line Tutwiler — Oil, 7 p.m., Rockport Art Association, 12 Main St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. $5, free for members. 978-546-6604. www.rockportartassn.org.

Tuesday, July 2

Rockport Recreation’s Pilates/Yoga Class, 7 to 8 a.m., Rockport Community House, 58 Broadway. $40/8 classes. 978-546-1309.

Sandy Bay Historical Society’s annual free open house, 2 to 4 p.m., Rockport’s Old Castle, corner of Granite and Curtis streets in Pigeon Cove. Learn about the history of this circa 1715 home and why it is called a “castle.” Refreshments served.

Saturday, July 6

Sandy Bay Historical Society’s annual open house at Rockport’s Old Castle, 2 to 4 p.m., Castle Lane, corner of Granite and Curtis streets. Learn about the history of this circa 1715 home and why it is called a “castle.” Refreshments served. Free admission.

Sunday, July 7

Rockport American Legion Band’s 80th summer concert series, 7 p.m., Back Beach bandstand.

Tuesday, July 9

Artist demonstration: Bruce Turner — Oil, 7 p.m., Rockport Art Association, 12 Main St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. $5, free for members. 978-546-6604. www.rockportartassn.org.

“Shadow Boxes: Ship Models as Pictures,” sponsored by Sandy Bay Historical Society, 7:30 p.m., Rockport Public Library. Guest speaker Erik Ronnberg discusses this traditional sailors’ art form. Free admission.

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