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.

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge Events for September 2018

Learn more about your local National Wildlife Refuge this month and be part of the effort to conserve our wild and open spaces. View the September 2018 scheduled programs. Program: Shorebirds of the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge Thursday, September 6th, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. The … [Read more...]

Sports, Football and Role Models in Newburyport

I love football. I never thought I would say that, but I do. The sound of Monday Night football’s “Are you ready for some football?” and the brass fanfare cued up for other games makes me happy. It makes me want to pop popcorn, grab my favorite blankie and curl up on the couch to cheer for the … [Read more...]

Documentary Film Festival Headlines September in Newburyport

Mark your calendar for September 14-16 and save the date!  The Newburyport Documentary Film Festival will be launching its 13th Season and celebrating a brand new look for 2018. Newburyport's own festival will present a new look which includes a logo and website built by MacPhee Design Group … [Read more...]

2018 Yankee Homecoming Brings Community Spirit and Temporal Unity

The theme for this year’s Yankee Homecoming is “Celebrate  Seaport  Pride” ~ It is the committee's hope to encompass the rich maritime history, charm, and recreational offerings of Newburyport, while also shining a light on the community pride and commitment so many Newburyport residents … [Read more...]

2018 Newburyport Garden Tour Will Stir and Surprise

"We must cultivate our own garden..." Voltaire The 39th annual Newburyport Garden Tour will be held on June 9 and 10, from 10-4pm. The Museum of Old Newbury's annual tour marks the beginning of summer in Newburyport. Spend the weekend exploring some of the area's loveliest private gardens, … [Read more...]

Firehouse in Newburyport Presents the Graceful Work of Lawrence Young

Lawrence Young graces the Firehouse Art Gallery May 23 - June 17! Prior to Laurence Young’s 28-year career as a painter He grew up in Newton Massachusetts. Young graduated with honors from the University of Hartford with a BFA in art education in 74’ After 3 year as an art teacher in Bloomfield, … [Read more...]

Plum Island Lighthouse Offers Summer Tours

Friends of PI Light are offering tours of the small but sturdy lighthouse at the north end of Plum Island this summer.  They will be held monthly will guides. Learn all about the history of Plum Island lighthouses which have guarded the Merrimack River entrance to the sea since 1788. Tours and … [Read more...]

Newburyport Spring Festival Marks Memorial Day Weekend

A Newburyport tradition for over 30 years. Visit us Sunday & Monday of Memorial Day Weekend. Great live music, art, fine crafts, activities for kids, shopping in Newburyport's finest stores and food from Newburyport's best restaurants. Vendors will be on State Street and Pleasant Street … [Read more...]

Earth Day Shines Brightly in Beautiful Newburyport

The Parker River Wildlife Refuge in Newburyport is putting on the Ritz for Earth Day. Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22.  Worldwide events are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection.  First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day now encompasses events in more than 193 … [Read more...]

Successful Newburyport Literary Festival Celebrates Thirteenth Year

They often say no one reads anymore.  Actually, that couldn't be further from the truth for many.  Friday April 27th, the Newburyport Literary Festival will begin the much loved event at the The Old South Church on Federal Street. Leaders, activists, CEOs, and top level executives out read most … [Read more...]

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