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Essex River Day
June 22, 2013
Essex River and Memorial Park, Downtown Essex, all day
Essex

Essex River Day is an idea that has been evolving for many years. Often when boaters are out on the River you hear the same question over and over again, "Wouldn't it be great if everyone in Essex could experience the beauty of the River?" The concept for the event is simple. Those who have a boat offer a neighborly boat ride to those in town who may not have a boat and don't have ready access to appreciating the wonders of the Essex River. This simple thought has grown into a full day of events culminating that evening with a pickup softball game for all ages, a cook out with vendors, live music and a bonfire at Memorial Park. The activites at Memorial Park begin at 5:30 pm

Throughout the day, host captains and boat owning families will be taking guests down river. The Harbormaster/Chief of Police maintains a list of host captains and boat owners who are willing to take people for a ride. Please email psilva@essexma.org or call the Harbormaster at the non-emergency telephone number 978-768-6511 if you have available space on your boat or if you would like to be matched with a host captain and crew for a ride. Once you have been matched, decide with your host family what you would like to do...a ride down river, spend time at the beach, a scenic tour ....

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Motif #1 Day
Downtown Rockport
10 am to 5 pm
Rockport
May 17, 2014
Downtown Rockport will come alive with music, art, dance and poetry on Motif No. 1 Day on Saturday, May 17. more  
Motif #1 Day 5K Road Race
From Rockport Harbor to Marmion Way and Back
9:00 am start
Rockport
May 17, 2014
Start you Motif #1 Day celebration in Rockport with a brisk seaside 5K run starting and ending at T-Wharf on Rockport Harbor. Then spend the rest of a beautiful spring day at Rockport's annual celebration of the return of spring! more  
18th Annual Emergency Services Day
T-Wharf and Central Fire Station in Downtown Rockport
10am-2pm.
Rockport
May 18, 2014
Sunday, May 18th is the 18th Annual Emergency Service Day from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Activities will be held at T-Wharf and Central Fire Station in Downtown Rockport.
All are welcome to participate in this free community event. more  
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