WOW! We are so excited to have the following community organizations, civic groups, and nonprofits joining us in Harvey & Barletta Parks (right in the center of Rockport) for this year's HarvestFest. There is so much you can do at the HarvestFest WOCA Fair! Pet parades, cake walks, caramel apple decorating and much more! See you on Saturday!
Cape Ann Animal Aid
capeannanimalaid.com | 4 Paws Lane, Gloucester, MA
is a non-profit, no-kill organization dedicated to facilitating
appropriate placement of adopted animals and enhancing the lives of all
companion animals by promoting respect and well-being through education
Change is Simple
changeissimple.org | 10-12 Summit Ave., Unit 9, Beverly, MA
mission of Change is Simple, Inc. is to instill environmental and
social responsibility in our communities through sustainability
enrichment programs. By educating individuals on the cumulative impacts
of their choices, we seek to inspire, empower and motivate others to
protect our future.
Eastern Point Day School
www.easternpointdayschool.org | 8 Farrington Ave., Gloucester, MA
Point Day School, a non-profit community based Pre-K through 8th Grade
school, provides an exceptional educational experience in an inspiring
environment. The EPDS experience includes multi-age classes and
integrated, thematic learning where each child’s individuality is
embraced. Eastern Point Day School’s mission is to inspire, challenge,
and educate. Hands on experiential learning combined with small class
size and a deep respect for a child’s individuality create a nurturing
atmosphere where children excel academically, grow emotionally, and
develop social responsibility.
Falun Dafa Association of New England: Shen Yun
Dafa Association of New England is a nonprofit organization dedicated
to promoting cultural awareness. We bring the New York-based Chinese
cultural show Shen Yun (ShenYun.com) to Boston and Worcester each year
and to enrich diversity in our community. We will teach kids to do
Chinese origami. It's fun and educational.
Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources
Educational outreach about invasive forest pests such as the Asian Longhorned Beetle and the Emerald Ash Borer.
North Shore United Way
www.nsuw.org | 248 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA
North Shore United Way unites local people and organizations to get
things done and impact real, lasting change on the North Shore. The
North Shore United Way is a local, independent United Way focused on
eight North Shore communities: Beverly, Essex, Gloucester, Hamilton,
Ipswich, Manchester, Rockport, Wenham. The NSUW focuses on the building
blocks for a good quality of life: Youth & Child Development,
Financial Stability, Health
The Open Door
www.foodpantry.org | 28 Emerson Ave., Gloucester, MA
mission of The Open Door is to alleviate the impact of hunger in our
community. We use practical strategies to connect people to good food,
advocate on the behalf of those in need, and to engage others in the
work of building food security.
Rockport Garden Club
Awareness in civic beauty, conservation, community service, ecology, and flower arranging.
Rockport High School DECA: Seashells and Jingle Bells on December 8, 2012
This year's DECA officers invite you to join them at the Sea Shells and Jingle Bells
Event on December 8. Visit beautiful seaside homes and inns of
Rockport, decked out for the holidays. Along with wonderful winter
scenes, there will be demonstrations and fun events at each location!
Organized by Rockport High School's DECA Program, The Inns of Rockport
and Rockport PTO, seasonal food sampling,and gingerbread house making.
Rockport New Years Eve
celebrate the future, the joy of sharing a special evening with family,
friends and neighbors and our hope that a New Year will bring good
health, happiness and new opportunities. We will entertain you with
clowns, cowboys, magicians, musicians – classical, pop, jazz, Dixieland,
folk, country, gospel swing and rock and roll – ventriloquists, dance,
drama, puppets, and MUCH, MUCH MORE! And, we have planned a spectacular
midnight event that will be a truly memorable welcome to the beginning
of a new year.
Support for the students of Rockport Public Schools.
Rockport Republican Town Committee
group of Rockport residents who are committed to promoting Republican
principles in our town, our state, and throughout our nation. Our
primary function is helping to elect Republican candidates to local,
state and federal office.
Rockport Town Democratic Committee
committee’s purpose is to create voter awareness by offering voter
information, voter registration, absentee ballots, and democratic
Sandy Bay Pre-School
www.sandybaypreschool.org | 12 School Street, Rockport, MA
Bay is a non-profit parent co-op nursery school for children 3 - 5
years of age. Sandy Bay continues to build the relationship of the
children, their families, and our community. We seek to promote and
on-going love of learning and are excited to celebrate our 40th year!
Thacher Island Association
primary mission of the TIA is to serve as the fund raising arm for the
Thacher Island Committee. Being a 501 -3C non-profit organization, TIA
is able to raise funds via a number of methods including, sale of
Thacher Island related merchandise, grant writing, fund-raisers such as
an annual lighthouse cruise, art and photography days, auctions, and
membership fees, as well as donations for camping and apartment rental.
TIA assists in the historic preservation and operation of the Island and
its structures.The ultimate role of TIA is to do everything possible to
encourage visitors to enjoy the cultural, historical and scenic
benefits, which the Island offers. Goals include: Stimulate interest and
facilitate visits to the Island, To raise funds through Association
memberships and other sources, Improve and maintain the historic
structures, Improve and maintain the scenic trails, picnic and camping
areas, Preserve the island’s unique natural and historic attributes.