Block Party Info

Main Street closed from Hancock to Washington Street

Closed as of 5:00 pm for set up

Party 6:00 to 11:00 pm

Chairs and tables can be placed in the street as far as the outside line of parking space.

Emergency vehicles must be able to drive down the middle of the street

Do not block fire hydrants, cross walks, handicap accessibility

Sidewalks must have open area for pedestrians

Restaurants must contact the Board of Health for information and permits regarding outdoor food service: 978-281-9771 22 Poplar Street

Local artists wanting to display work and shops, restaurants, galleries who are willing to display the works of our local artists, both inside and outside establishments

contact Janice Lufkin Shea, Cormorant Shop, 139 Main, 978-281-9533 email-

The entire event is FREE of charge for all, adults and their children invited

Music, dance shows and instructions (belly dance, salsa, etc.), video and slide show, and other forms of entertainment are donated. Please contact a Vickie Van Ness email: if you want to donate entertainment for the evening.

Advertising for this event:
Email, flyers, newspaper articles, posting in community events, Cape Ann Online, Good Morning Gloucester

Possible donation of banners. Financial donations for banners will be much appreciated.

Word of mouth: Please forward the invitation email, under separate cover, to all your friends and relatives. Ask your friends and relatives to forward to all their friends and relatives.

Erika Hansen 978-282-7779
Joe Ciaramitaro
Vickie and Peter Van Ness 978-525-9093
Janice Lufkin Shea 978-281-9533

Gloucester Daily Times article, July 26, 2008

“This night on the town will showcase our local shops and restaurants, along with good food, music, dancing and just plain fun for all ages.”


~ by Joey C on July 27, 2008.

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