Date and Time
Wednesday Jun 22, 2022 Wednesday Jul 6, 2022
Registration required. Event locations will be shared when you register.
FREE thanks to our sponsors:
The Prometheus Circle of the Manship Artists Residency
New England Biolabs
Applied Materials Foundation
Cape Ann Tree Service
Mass Cultural Council
The Cultural Councils of Gloucester, Rockport, Beverly, and Hamilton-Wenham
Manship celebrates our longtime residents!
ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL EVENTS.
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June 22. 6:45 - 8:45 pm
The Summer Night Sky Over Cape Ann
Richard Leucke of the Gloucester Area Astronomy Club will present an INDOOR presentation for a special night of star gazing in the Manship parlor!
July 1. 8:00 - 9:30 pm
Meet the Manship Fireflies
with Dr. Chris Cratsley, Firefly Watch Pro consultant
A behind the bushes look at where the Manship fireflies stage their flashy courtship dance. Come learn how you can contribute to a critical national effort to monitor firefly populations.
July 2. 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Firefly Family Fun:
The Whats, Where and Whys of Fireflies
Location: The Lanesville Community Center
Including a bug scavenger hunt, children's book readings, firefly signaling device and art project. Presented in partnership with the Virginia Lee Burton Writing Cottage, Lanesville Community Center, Fitchburg State University, and Mass Audubon's Firefly Watch program. For families with 3 - 12 year olds.
July 6. 5:00 - 7:00 pm
The Wild We Make:
Planting a More Biodiverse, Just, and Resilient World
Learn how to create a beneficial habitat garden in this workshop with David Newsom, Wild Yards Project founder and Nick Anderson, a Native Plants specialist.