Volunteer

What makes you happy? Part of what makes us happy is moving out of our little globe once in a while and volunteering in the community. It is easy to find something that stokes your personal fire whether it is for literacy, music, sports, theatre or animals.

We have chosen Habitat for Humanity and Roof Overhead as companions to our magazine and real estate company. Here we will highlight opportunities to volunteer in the region and we will highlight your stories about your volunteer experience.

Yankee Homecoming Concerts in Newburyport

If you are from Newburyport, you probably have strong feelings about the annual Yankee Homecoming festival held every August. It gets crowded.  It gets loud.  But there are always moments of pure fun. The nightly concerts are one of the highlights of the week, and they appeal to music lovers … [Read more...]

17th Annual Newburyport Kitchen Tour

The 17th Annual Newburyport Kitchen Tour will showcase some of the City's most admirable culinary temples. Our kitchens have been transformed in the last twenty years from a place of drudgery into a true heart of the home.  Practically speaking, it is one of the best areas to invest money into … [Read more...]

Annual Garden Tour in Greater Newburyport Delights All

2017 marks the 140th anniversary of the Museum of Old Newbury's founding, and the 38th anniversary of its signature garden tour. This weekend-long event taking place June 10 and 11, offers access to a selection of beautiful private gardens throughout the historic Newburys. Start your day at … [Read more...]

Tall Ships Sail Into Newburyport and Boston for 2017

Three tall ships will sail into Newburyport harbor during Maritime Days on May 24-29. They will dock for five days on the waterfront right behind the Custom House Maritime Museum, at 25 Water St.  The ships will be the highlight of the museum’s popular annual event. Last May, the tall ship El … [Read more...]

Spring Tours at Parker River Wild Refuge Newburyport

Earth Day is in April 22 ! Special EARTH DAY Eve Film Screening: Rachel Carson Friday, April 21st, 7 – 9pm Featuring the voice of Mary-Louise Parker as the influential writer and scientist Rachel Carson. An intimate portrait of the woman whose groundbreaking books … [Read more...]

Film Fest Shorts in Newburyport Brighten April

The 2017 Earth Port Film Festival will be on Sunday, April 23, 6pm, at the Firehouse theater in beautiful Newburyport. The festival, now in it’s 6th year, screens short films that tell engaging and inspiring stories of people and communities around the world taking action to address the … [Read more...]

NBPT Literary Festival

NBPT Literary Festival is on April 28/29, 2017 We are proud to announce our 2017 honoree, Jeff Kinney FULL SCHEDULE TBA Born on February 19, 1971, Jeff Kinney is an American writer whose talents are not limited to writing alone. He is also a cartoonist, producer and game designer in addition … [Read more...]

Firehouse Theater Events for March/April

Love/Sick - March 23-April 2 by John Cariani A Firehouse Production. From the writer of “Almost, Maine” comes a collection of nine slighty twisted and completely hilarious vignettes about the pain and joy that comes with being in love. “A whimsical romantic comedy. In the nine vignettes … [Read more...]

Parker River National Wildlife Reserve Tours in March

**Behind the Scenes Refuge Tour of Parker River NWR, March 2017 Held on the following days: Sunday, March 5th @ 1:00 pm; Friday, March 10th @ 9:30 am; Saturday, March 11th @ 9:30 am; Sunday, March 12th @ 1:00 pm; Saturday, March 18th @ 9:30 am; Sunday, March 19th @ 1:00 pm; Friday, March 24th @ … [Read more...]

One Point of View Looking forward to Spring and the Crocuses

After months of anger, self-reflection and the realization that I have to calm down in order to survive the next four years, I have come to a conclusion. Yes, I have discovered a philosophy that will guide my behavior and activism over the next four years. Admittedly, I am one of the millions … [Read more...]

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