GloucesterTimes.com, Gloucester, MA

Community

May 4, 2013

Essex Calendar

Tuesday May 7

Book group, 9:30 a.m., TOHP Burnham Library. Topic: “Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail” by Cheryl Strayed. All welcome.

Wednesday, may 8

“Art in the Shipyard,” 3:30 to 5 p.m., Essex Shipbuilding Museum, 66 Main St. Eight weekly Wednesday sessions; $5 per session; $30 for all eight. For young artists using museum’s shipyard and artifacts for inspiration. All materials provided. All ages welcome. Email education@essexshipbuildingmuseum.org. 978-768-6441.

Thursday, May 9

Open Door’s annual Empty Bowl Dinner, 4 to 8 p.m., Cruiseport Gloucester. Extra parking at Good Harbor Beach, with regular trolley service to and from event. $15, $10 for children under 10. Tickets at door. 978-283-6776. www.foodpantry.org.

Saturday, May 11

Tree planning ceremony in honor of Mike Costello, 9:30 a.m., Shepard Memorial Park. Hosted by Essex Division of Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce.

Wednesday, may 15

“Art in the Shipyard,” 3:30 to 5 p.m., Essex Shipbuilding Museum, 66 Main St. Eight weekly Wednesday sessions; $5 per session; $30 for all eight. For young artists using museum’s shipyard and artifacts for inspiration. All materials provided. All ages welcome. Email education@essexshipbuildingmuseum.org. 978-768-6441.

Saturday, May 18

Annual Household Hazardous Waste Day, 8 a.m. to noon, behind Fire Station. Essex residents only. Registration, including amounts of material, required; call 978-768-6262.

Saturday, May 25

Free Artist’s Plein Air Day at Cogswell’s Grant, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 60 Spring St., Essex. Artists from all over North Shore paint beautiful vistas including Essex River, Great Marsh, landscapes, and 18th century historic house and barns. Free beverages and snacks, Free museum tour for artists. Call Kristen Weiss at 978-768-3632.

Saturday, June 1

Essex National Heritage Area Photo Safari with Tamron, 8 a.m. to noon, Cox Reservation, 82 Eastern Ave.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Community

Pictures of the Week
Your news, your way
Comments Tracker
AP Video Network
Arizona Prison Chief: Execution Wasn't Botched Calif. Police Investigate Peacock Shooting Death Raw: Protesters, Soldiers Clash in West Bank Police: Doctor Who Shot Gunman 'Saved Lives' 'Modern Family' Star on Gay Athletes Coming Out MN Twins Debut Beer Vending Machine DA: Pa. Doctor Fired Back at Hospital Gunman Raw: Iowa Police Dash Cam Shows Wild Chase Obama Seeks Limits on US Company Mergers Abroad Large Family to Share NJ Lottery Winnings U.S. Flights to Israel Resume After Ban Lifted Official: Air Algerie Flight 'probably Crashed' TSA Administrator on Politics and Flight Bans Raw: National Guard Helps Battle WA Wildfires Raw: Ukraine's Donetsk Residents Flee Senators Push to End Hamas Threat in Cease-Fire A Young Victim's Premonition, Hug Before MH17 Raw: Deadly Storm Hits Virginia Campground Death Penalty Expert: 'This is a Turning Point' Raw: MH17 Victim's Bodies Arrive in Netherlands