, Gloucester, MA


July 26, 2013

Gloucester Goings On

Events listed here are open to the public and sponsored by nonprofit groups unless otherwise noted. Press releases may be sent to Goings on, Gloucester Daily Times, 36 Whittemore St., Gloucester, MA 01930, sent via email to or faxed to 978-282-4397. Please include a contact person’s name and telephone number and send at least two weeks prior to the event. The Times will do its best to run the announcement at least once prior to the event. Due to the volume of goings on listings received by the paper, listings are alternated once they run and the same listings are not printed every day.

Magnolia craft fair

Old Magnolia Day and Craft Fair takes place this Saturday, July 27, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., all along Lexington Ave. The street will be closed for shoppers. This is a benefit event for the Magnolia Historical Society to support the restoration for the Blynman School into the Magnolia Historical Museum and Cultural Center. There will be local crafters and artists, food, fun and more.

The Bookworm Bop

The Sawyer Free Children’s Library invites families to the Bookworm Bop on Tuesday, July 30, at 11 a.m. at City Hall. The Bookworm Bop” plays like a variety show with audience participation and a great story, “The Stonecutter.” Help act out the Russian tale, “The Enormous Turnip”, and in costume, a hilarious new tale about a kid who won’t take a bath. Sing along, dance the Bookworm Bop, and celebrate summer’s “Dig Into Reading.” All are welcome! No registration. For more information, visit

Coast to the Cure

The 3rd Annual Coast to the Cure, a bike ride featuring both On-Road and Mountain Bike Courses to benefit Neurofibromatosis Northeast, is Saturday, Sept. 7, beginning and ending at Stage Fort Park, with three routes of varying lengths: 24, 64 and 100 miles. The route winds through the North Shore’s seascape of quaint towns and ocean views. (The Mountain Bike Ride takes place at the Beverly Commons/Greenwood Forest in Beverly Farms). At the rides conclusion, participants enjoy a cookout at Stage Fort Park. for more information, visit:

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