Cape Ann Winter Birding
Did you know there are more birds on Cape Ann in the winter than there are
in the summer? A great opportunity to see and photograph them is coming up
at the Chamber’s Cape Ann Winter Birding Weekend, February 1-3. It will be
headquartered at the Elks’ on the backshore, itself a good place to see
birds. There’ll be lectures and exhibitions, but there are also Saturday bus
trips with expert guides to all the best vantage points on the Cape to see
birds like the harlequin ducks on the logo. On Sunday morning (weather
permitting) there’ll be a boat trip offshore to see pelagic birds such as
eiders and gannets. Serious birders will get a chance to add to their life
lists, novices will get a chance to see what all the fuss is about, with
knowledgeable help. It’s great for kids too, very inexpensive, and all
wrapped up before the Super Bowl starts, (as if anyone cares anymore.) More
info is available at the Chamber website
From Dora Tevan, Ethnic Arts Center-
MARITIME GLOUCESTER FEBRUARY VACATION PLANNING
February Vacation Programming
Our educators have put together a series of fun and informative programs for February school vacation.
Morning sessions for pre-K through 1st grade (with a parent or guardian) include: Giant Plankton!; Make your own "Socktopus"; Ancient Sea Creatures; How to Catch a Fish; and Big Fish Eat Little Fish.
Afternoon drop-off sessions for 2nd through 5th grades include:
Microphotography Workshop; Octopus and Squid Printing Lab; Fossils and Prehistoric Sea Life; Fishes and Fishing Gear; Predators, Prey, and Ocean Food Webs.
All programs are $20 each for non-members, $15 for members. Sign up for all programs in a session and receive a 20% discount (one program for free!). Visit our website for more information or to register.
When: February 18-22, 2013
Where: Maritime Gloucester
23 Harbor Loop, Gloucester
FEBRUARY — You’ve Got to Love the 2013 Winter Lecture Series
Those dark cold days of February make some of us want to hibernate. Maritime Gloucester is pleased to provide a good reason to come out of your cave at least once a week. Thursday nights, to be more specific.
February events focus on our love affair with Cape Ann and Gloucester Harbor. The first two events are:
February 7th: "Sea Monsters of Cape Ann: A Diver Tells All"
presented by Phil Colarusso, Ph.D. Through pictures, video and narrative, Phil describes what is going on beneath of the surface.
February 14th: "A Birthday Party for Stubby the Cat"
A Special Fun Event for Stubby and anyone who has had the pleasure of meeting this independent Harbor Loop cat. Stay tuned for more details.
Watch here or check our website for updates to the full listing of speakers and events.
All lectures are free and open to the public. Seating is limited and we recommend early arrival.
Maritime Gloucester is pleased to partner with Cape Ann Community Cinema (CACC) for a showing of Chasing Ice this Sunday, January 27th at 6 pm at CACC as a benefit for Maritime Gloucester.
Tickets for the show can be purchased online through CACC, or at the event if seats are still available.
When: Sunday, January 27th, 6:00 pm
Where: Cape Ann Community Cinema
21 Main Street, Gloucester