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Kevin O'Connor on Ipswich's Favorite Home Building Contest

Ipswich's Favorite Home Building Contest with our very own Kevin O'Connor!  Elementary-schoolers can draw, color, paint their favorite Ipswich home and middle-schoolers can build the (bird) house of their dreams! Get full details here on this year's Ipswich's Favorite Home Art & Building Contest for both age groups. Click here for Elementary registration form. Click here for Middle-school registrations form.

 

Things to do in Ipswich - TONIGHT and This Weekend!

 

Ipswich Crane Estate Castle Thursday night picnic concert series

Kick off Thursday nights at the Crane Estate TONIGHT, gates open at 5pm. Picnic Palooza with Orange Crush band - back to the 80's! Bring your best picnic game and there will be prizes for the most elegant sprea, best totally awesome 80's picnic and more. 

 

Rather drive to Gloucester? Harbor Loop in Gloucester also has Thursday night concerts - Get the full schedule here.  

Family camp out at the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

Family Campout at the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

Fireworks Displays in Massachusetts 2015 and Beyond

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Ipswich's Favorite Home Art Contest 2015

Just a few images from our Art Show this past weekend! We had 41 masterpiece entries, all amazing. Thank you to our sponsors Cummings Architects and Fairway Mortgage. 

 

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  1. Jennifer Meuse on

    Thank you Jessica Murphy for another incredible event!

    Ipswich's Favorite Home Art Contest

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    Click here for Ipswich's Favorite Home Art Contest Registration Form.

    Calling all Doyon & Winthrop boys & girls  in grades Kindergarten-5

    We have a fun challenge for you.  Draw your favorite house - yours or a favorite in Ipswich.  We're looking for creativity, since we have such a wide variety of houses in our wonderful town of Ipswich.  Paint, illustrate, sketch - all mediums are accepted.  What's in it for you?  We'll publish your work of art online through our website and social media, give you a great t-shirt, and a chance to win the Grand Prize.

    Grand Prize:  2014 Summer Camp Scholarship towards summer camp of your choice and a collection of art supplies for a total prize worth $300.

    2nd Prize:  2014 Summer Camp Scholarship towards summer camp of your choice and a collection of art supplies for a prize worth a total of $200.

    3rd Prize:  2014 Summer Camp Scholarship towards summer camp of your choice and a collection of art supplies for a total prize worth $100.

    What:  We are looking for your sketch, coloring, or painting of the exterior of your own house or another favorite house in Ipswich.  Do your best work - we are anxious to see your creations!  Please keep the size to 8 ½" x 11" and be aware that the artwork will be scanned digitally (make sure it is dark enough).

    When:  The contest runs from March 8th to April 30th.  The deadline for dropping off your artwork is 5 pm on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

    Where:  Drop off both your completed registration form and artwork to Windhill Realty at 16 Market Street.  Office hours are Monday through Friday, 9 to 5 and Saturday 9 to 3.

    All completed entries will receive a youth t-shirt.  A panel of community judges will determine the winners.  Winners will be announced the first week of May.  All the art will be on display from May 10-17th.  The final Art Show and Prize Pickup will be held on Saturday, May 17th  from 10:00am-2:00pm at Windhill Realty, 16 Market Street in Ipswich.

    Good luck!