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Amesbury Poetry Month
Amesbury Poetry Month
Apr 2 all-day
Amesbury Poetry Month @ Various
April is National Poetry Month The Amesbury Cultural Council (ACC) and the Whittier Home Association bring you a month filled with poetry events. This year we are focusing on “Poetry and ….” the intersection with other media, including literature, history, film, art, music, yoga and youth! These events will be of interest to, not only poetry lovers, but lovers of all aspects of culture and the arts. Check out all the details on the ACC website: www.amesburyculturalcouncil.org/poetrymonth.
POETRY and FILM 4:00 pm
POETRY and FILM
Apr 2 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
POETRY and FILM @ Blue Wave Art Gallery
The Rabbit Heart Film Festival, based in Worcester, MA brings together poetry and the visual arts at the intersection of film. Sou Macmillan, founder and producer, joins us to show award-winning films and explain the process of submitting. Come and be inspired. April is National Poetry Month The Amesbury Cultural Council (ACC) and the Whittier Home Association bring you a month filled with poetry events. This year we are focusing on “Poetry and ….” the intersection with other media, including literature, history, film, art, music, yoga and youth! These events will be of interest to, not only poetry lovers, but lovers of all aspects of culture and the arts. Check out all the details on the ACC website: www.amesburyculturalcouncil.org/poetrymonth.
Lenten Offering, Sung Candlelight Compline 5:00 pm
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History on Tap – the Industrial Heritage of Amesbury 5:30 pm
History on Tap – the Industrial Heritage of Amesbury
Apr 3 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
History on Tap - the Industrial Heritage of Amesbury @ Crave Restaurant
This is the second History on Tap program – an event intended to be as much a social occasion as a program with historical content to share. History on Tap marks the beginning of the Amesbury Carriage Museum program season. The event is open to the community – there is no admission fee. The program focus this year will showcase the work of the volunteers involved in the Amesbury Industrial Survey. Members of the survey team will be on station at different tables in the restaurant to share and explain examples of survey materials – maps, photographs, historical reports – that together represent detailed information about the industrial history of Amesbury. Beginning in April 2016, this volunteer group has been gathering historical information about industrial Amesbury. The scope and range of source material is incredible – written and published histories, maps, photographs, and artifacts that illustrate the evolution of the[...]
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Flower Therapy 6:00 pm
Flower Therapy
Apr 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Flower Therapy @ Nunan Florist & Greenhouses, Inc.
Come and create a beautiful fresh flower arrangement. Nunan’s will supply the flowers and guidance and you bring the creativity, so that everyone’s will be different. This will be a fun relaxing evening as you create an arrangement for your table or for a friend. The fee for this class is $35.00. Please call to register at (978) 352-8172 or online at info@nunans.com.
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POETRY and YOGA 6:30 pm
POETRY and YOGA
Apr 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
POETRY and YOGA @ Pause Yoga
This 75-minute all-levels yoga class will be shared by three teachers inspired by their favorite poems.; modifications and options will be given for all to enjoy this inspired practice. Special introduction given by Amesbury Poet Laureate and Pause Yoga student, Lainie Senechal. April is National Poetry Month The Amesbury Cultural Council (ACC) and the Whittier Home Association bring you a month filled with poetry events. This year we are focusing on “Poetry and ….” the intersection with other media, including literature, history, film, art, music, yoga and youth! These events will be of interest to, not only poetry lovers, but lovers of all aspects of culture and the arts. Check out all the details on the ACC website: www.amesburyculturalcouncil.org/poetrymonth.
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Crystal and Gem Sale and Show with Jerry Marchand 10:00 am
Crystal and Gem Sale and Show with Jerry Marchand
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Crystal and Gem Sale and Show with Jerry Marchand @ Riverwalk Gallery
On April 8 we will welcome Jerry Marchand back to the Riverwalk Gallery with his amazing collection of gems, crystals, and minerals. Jerry, from western Mass., is the real thing – an expert miner of gems, crystals, minerals, and fossils who can tell you exactly where each rock was mined, its uses and composition, and many more fascinating details. He also has direct contacts overseas that allow him to purchase exotic stones and offer them to you at the best prices. Whether you are a serious collector or just love crystals or are interested in them, you will not want to miss this event. Come and meet Jerry on April 8!
Spring Containers 1:00 pm
Spring Containers
Apr 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Spring Containers @ Nunan Florist & Greenhouses, Inc.
There is nothing that says spring more than pansies, flowering bulbs, and spring magic. Bring your own container or select one of ours as you plant a beautiful container for your doorstep for springtime. You will only use plant material that can withstand a light frost so that it can stay out on most April nights. Cost is dependent on what plant material you use and if you purchase a container. Please call to register at (978) 352-8172 or online at info@nunans.com.
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Palm Sunday (The Sunday of the Passion) Service 10:00 am
POETRY and HISTORY 1:00 pm
POETRY and HISTORY
Apr 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
POETRY and HISTORY @ Whittier Home & Museum
Poetry Reading at the Whittier Home in honor of Poetry Month. Poet Kevin Gallagher will read from his recently published collection “Loom.” Light refreshments will be served. April is National Poetry Month The Amesbury Cultural Council (ACC) and the Whittier Home Association bring you a month filled with poetry events. This year we are focusing on “Poetry and ….” the intersection with other media, including literature, history, film, art, music, yoga and youth! These events will be of interest to, not only poetry lovers, but lovers of all aspects of culture and the arts. Check out all the details on the ACC website: www.amesburyculturalcouncil.org/poetrymonth.
Lenten Offering, Sung Candlelight Compline 5:00 pm
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Amesbury Chamber Mixer 5:30 pm
Amesbury Chamber Mixer
Apr 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Amesbury Chamber Mixer @ Newman Chiropractic
Spring is a time we think of being active, getting outside, reconnecting, and working on our business. Join your fellow Chamber members at Newman Chiropractic, Monday, April 10th from 5:30-7:30pm for a chance to mix and mingle and learn more about some of the healthy lifestyle resources our community has to offer from our host and this month’s Mixer beneficiary, the Coastal Trails Coalition. Complimentary refreshments will be provided. Salisbury chiropractor, Dr. Jeff Newman is ready to welcome you to his friendly, relaxed office. In his office, your entire family can regain their health and live an active lifestyle through effective chiropractic care. Newman Chiropractic will make sure you feel comfortable while all of your concerns are addressed. Dr. Jeff is an active, family-oriented chiropractor who is here to help improve the health of our community – his hometown. The many different techniques Dr. Jeff uses are appropriate for a[...]
Holy Monday – Stations of the Cross and Eucharist 7:00 pm
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Maundy Thursday Service 7:00 pm
Maundy Thursday Service
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Maundy Thursday Service @ St. James Episcopal Church
POETRY and ART 7:00 pm
POETRY and ART
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
POETRY and ART @ Blue Wave Art Gallery
Reading of poems written about the artwork at Blue Wave Art Gallery. April is National Poetry Month The Amesbury Cultural Council (ACC) and the Whittier Home Association bring you a month filled with poetry events. This year we are focusing on “Poetry and ….” the intersection with other media, including literature, history, film, art, music, yoga and youth! These events will be of interest to, not only poetry lovers, but lovers of all aspects of culture and the arts. Check out all the details on the ACC website: www.amesburyculturalcouncil.org/poetrymonth.
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Spring Easter Basket for Kids 11:00 am
Spring Easter Basket for Kids
Apr 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Spring Easter Basket for Kids @ Nunan Florist & Greenhouses, Inc.
You will plant pansies and other spring plants into a wicker basket to make a living Easter basket that can be given as a gift or kept for your Easter table. Nothing says Easter and springtime quite like pansies! The fee for this class is $15.00. Please call to register at (978) 352-8172 or online at info@nunans.com.
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POETRY and MUSIC 7:00 pm
POETRY and MUSIC
Apr 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
POETRY and MUSIC @ Amesbury Public Library
Poets Rhina Espaillat and Alfred Nicol, with musician John Tavano, present “Melopoeia” an evening of music and poetry. April is National Poetry Month The Amesbury Cultural Council (ACC) and the Whittier Home Association bring you a month filled with poetry events. This year we are focusing on “Poetry and ….” the intersection with other media, including literature, history, film, art, music, yoga and youth! These events will be of interest to, not only poetry lovers, but lovers of all aspects of culture and the arts. Check out all the details on the ACC website: www.amesburyculturalcouncil.org/poetrymonth.
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MOVIE NIGHT FUNDRAISER FOR YOUTH LEADERSHIP ACADEMY (YLA) MISSION TRIP 6:30 pm
MOVIE NIGHT FUNDRAISER FOR YOUTH LEADERSHIP ACADEMY (YLA) MISSION TRIP
Apr 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
MOVIE NIGHT FUNDRAISER FOR YOUTH LEADERSHIP ACADEMY (YLA) MISSION TRIP FRIDAY, APRIL 21st Doors open at 6:30|Movie at 7:00pm Stage Two Cinema Pub, 109 Main Street, Amesbury, MA 01913 Movie: J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World: FANTASTIC BEASTS Come out for a fun movie night during April Vacation week – doors open at 6:30, movie starts at 7:00pm, each $10 movie ticket purchase will include an entry to the door prize drawing. First 40 people will get a bottle of The Leaky Cauldron Butterscotch Beer. 50/50 raffle tickets will also be sold. Come on out for a good time. All proceeds will go directly to fund a youth mission trip this summer.
Blue Wave Presents a Comedy Tsunami 9:30 pm
Blue Wave Presents a Comedy Tsunami
Apr 21 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Blue Wave Presents a Comedy Tsunami @ Blue Wave Art Gallery
  BLUE WAVE FINE ART GALLERY PRESENTS A COMEDY TSUNAMI Amesbury, MA is in for a laugh out loud event in the heart of downtown Gillian Barnes and Steve Hynes together with the Asia Scudder’s Blue Wave Fine Art Gallery invite you to their first ever comedic showcase titled, Blue Wave Presents a Comedy Tsunami which will take place on Friday, April 21st from 7:00-9:30 pm at the Blue Wave Fine Art Gallery, 52 Main Street in Amesbury, Massachusetts. This event is not to be missed! It will be hosted by comedian Steve Hynes, the creator of the Bus Stop Open Mic in Allston, Massachusetts and will feature eleven comedians from the North Shore and Boston proper including Allie Dick, Alex Giampapa, Chris Player, Jason Cordova, Nick Houtmeyers, Penny Oswin, Robbie MacDougall, Tom Kelly, Trent Wells, Tyrone Jones and Zenobia Del Mar. For just $5, come enjoy up-and-coming talent, hand-poured[...]
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Family Yoga at Pause Yoga 11:30 am
Family Yoga at Pause Yoga
Apr 23 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Family Yoga at Pause Yoga @ Pause Yoga
Family Yoga is for children 8 or older with an adult or older sibling/friend (parent, aunt, uncle, cousin, friend, etc.) This practice is designed to be accessible and fun for everyone. Come together to bend, stretch, build and have fun! Sunday, April 23rd, 11:30 – 12:30pm Sunday, May 21st, 11:30 – 12:30pm Price is $25 per pair; $35 for 3 people; $45 for 4 people Pre-registration required; register adult only
POETRY and LITERATURE 2:00 pm
POETRY and LITERATURE
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm
POETRY and LITERATURE @ The Noshery
Edith Maxwell presents her new historical mystery novel, “Called to Justice” set in Amesbury. April is National Poetry Month The Amesbury Cultural Council (ACC) and the Whittier Home Association bring you a month filled with poetry events. This year we are focusing on “Poetry and ….” the intersection with other media, including literature, history, film, art, music, yoga and youth! These events will be of interest to, not only poetry lovers, but lovers of all aspects of culture and the arts. Check out all the details on the ACC website: www.amesburyculturalcouncil.org/poetrymonth.
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Teen Yoga 5 week Series at Pause Yoga 4:00 pm
Teen Yoga 5 week Series at Pause Yoga
Apr 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Teen Yoga 5 week Series at Pause Yoga @ Pause Yoga
Tweens are under a lot of pressure these days! Yoga classes can help them learn to listen to their breath, to slow down, to stretch their bodies and feel accepted. This class will help with flexibility, strength, body awareness & image, and self-confidence. Tweens will learn yoga poses and ways to reduce stress while practicing to fun music. Tweens need a break too! Mondays, April 24th through May 22nd, 4 – 5pm Open to middle school Tweens grades 5 – 8pm $50 for 5-week series; $45 sibling discount $12 drop-in
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Whittier Home Annual Meeting 5:00 pm
Whittier Home Annual Meeting
Apr 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Whittier Home Annual Meeting @ The Hollow Cafe
Join us for a Spring get together and a great meal at the Hollow Café, 194 Main St. in Amesbury from 5:00 to 7:30. The cost is $15 per person, payable at the door. And be sure to bring a guest, because after the brief business meeting we will have a fascinating program called “Bridging History” presented by Pamela Fenner, past president of the Whittier Home and founder of Michaelmas Press, and Jay Williamson, fine art and antiques appraiser and consultant. Fenner and Williamson will share their experiences as members of the 2012 sub-committee researching, writing text, and finding images for the interpretive panels for the shared-use path on the new Whittier Bridge and the Garrison Trailheads. Final designs of some of the panels will be on display. You won’t want to miss this meeting so please make reservations by replying to me at chrisbryant1@comcast.net or calling the Whittier Home[...]
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Toast to Our Troops 1:00 pm
Toast to Our Troops
Apr 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Toast to Our Troops @ Nicholson Hall
A fundraising event to benefit our men and women who served and are serving in the military. Wine and Beer Tasting with Food Pairings, Silent Auction, Raffle Tables, and entertainment provided by Plum Island Pans Band. 100% of proceeds will go to Operation Homefront – a 501-3C organization. Tickets are available online at www.toasttoourtroops.com
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