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FREE Online Children’s Program: Pizza, Puppets, Stories, Serpents and Sea-Shanties

February 19, 2022 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation is kicking off February school vacation week, another FREE Children’s Program of entertainment is on tap for Saturday, Feb. 19 – right in your home, on Zoom.

From 12:30 to 2 p.m., the lineup includes storytime with book readings by popular Cape Ann authors and performers Stan & Daisy Nell, Alice Gardner, Peter Berkrot, and Pat Johnson; a puppet show by Through Me to You Puppeteers, and a sea-shanties singalong led by Rockport musician-artist Corey Wrinn.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Sign up by 5 p.m. February 18 and you’ll get an email with a link for connecting to Zoom PLUS an option for a $10 discount (one per family, February 19 only, limit of 40 so sign up soon!) on a large pizza at Sebastian’s, 56 Washington Street, downtown Gloucester. You will also get an option to download a free printable PDF of Daisy Nell’s new coloring book Moxie and the Whale; the printed version is for sale at Maritime Gloucester.

The Program:

  • Stan & Daisy Nell — reading and singing with banjo from her coloring book Moxie and the Whale.
  • Alice Gardner — reading her book St. Peter’s Fiesta, Gloucester, Ma
  • Peter Berkrot — reading Gloucester Sea Serpent by M.T. Anderson
  • Leigh Baltzer — puppeteer from Through Me To You Puppetry
  • Pat Johnson — reading Katy and the Big Snow by Virginia Burton
  • Corey Wrinn — Rockport artist/musician singing original sea-shanties with guitar.


February 19, 2022
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm


Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation
(978) 821-5291