, Gloucester, MA


May 16, 2013

Appetizers by the sea benefit show of fireworks

Anyone wanting to enjoy hors d’oeuvres by the sea and help raise money for the Rockport Fireworks fund, there is a special event at My Place by The Sea, hosted by Kathy Milbury and Barbara Stavropoulos, on Monday, May 20, from 5 to 8 p.m. The My Place by The Sea restaurant is located at the end of Bearskin Neck in downtown Rockport, offering a total vista and prime sunset viewing. Tickets are $25 per person and proceeds benefit this summer’s fireworks show, the first ever in Rockport. (In case of rain, a new date will be scheduled.)

Boston Strong benefit at St. Peter’s club

On Saturday, May 18, Gloucester band F-Bomb will play a benefit show at the St. Peter’s Club on Rogers Street in Gloucester starting at 9:30 p.m. There will be a $5 minimum donation at the door. All the money collected will be donated to the One Fund Boston to aid the people affected by the Boston Marathon bombing. F-Bomb is a rock cover band that has been performing locally for more than seven years. Band members are Ken Lawrence, Johnny Ballz, Ben Orlando, Henri Lopes and Bryan Sheehan. They perform covers of songs ranging from the ’70s to today, by artists such as Led Zeppelin, Tool, AC/DC, Rage Against The Machine, and The Foo Fighters. For more information check out the Facebook event page:

RAA Arts and Flowers reception, show

The Rockport Art Association will host its 21st annual Arts & Flowers reception on Friday, May 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. This colorful exhibition features more than two dozen floral interpretations inspired by members’ artwork in the First Summer Show. This special event is free to the public and will be held in the association’s Hibbard Gallery at 12 Main St. The flowers will be up through the weekend; the summer show closes June 11. For more information, call 978-546-6604 or

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