• Oct21
    Working Waterfront Writers Group

    Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 5:04 pm through Tuesday, December 16, 2014

    Registration : No charge

    Audience: adults

    Do you have stories to tell about working on Gloucester's waterfront?  The Gloucester Writers Center and Maritime Gloucester are joining together to offer a writers group for current and past waterfront workers.   Amanda Cook of the Gloucester Writers Center will lead the group. This is a free program, limited to 10 writers.  Meets every other Tuesday beginning Oct. 7 to Dec. 16 from 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm at Maritime Gloucester's Sarah Fraser Robbins Classroom located down the walkway to the pier. Register here or by calling (978) 281-0470. Questions? Contact Amanda Cook at orangeamanda@yahoo.com or Melanie Murray-Brown at mmurray-brown@maritimegloucester.org. 

  • Oct25
    Marine Halloween II - Planktonstein's Lab

    Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10:00 am

    Registration : Free for Maritime Gloucester members, $7 per child for non-members

    Audience: PreK – 12 years, parent/guardian required

    Saturday, October 25th: 10am – 12pm

    Discover the spooky side of Maritime Gloucester! Our marine science center becomes a mad scientist's lab during our 2nd annual Marine Halloween party!  We will be offering three different activities full of creepy creatures, spooky science, and frightening fun!  

    MONSTER MASHUP 10:00 – 10:45, PreK – 5  years

    During this sea monster craft, kids can mix and match different sea creatures and create a paper "frankenfish" to take home. 

    CREATURE FEATURE 10:45 – 11:15, PreK – 12 years

    Kids can touch and hold live sea creatures, including spider crabs and sea stars, as they learn frightfully fun facts.

    HAUNTED PLANKTON LAB 11:15 – 12:00, 5 – 12 years

    In our video microscope lab, kids can search for microscopic sea monsters such as skeleton shrimp and sea worms.