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The annual Cape Ann Pee Wee Cheer Exhibition will be held Saturday, Oct. 27, 2 p.m., in the Gloucester High School field house.
The Cape Ann Community Big Band will perform a concert to benefit the upkeep of the World War II Memorial at Kent Circle on Sunday, Nov. 11, 3 to 6 p.m., at the Gloucester House restaurant. Tickets are $20 and are available at the Gloucester House or by calling Connie Condon at 978-283-4098. All proceeds benefit the memorial. There will be door prizes and a 50/50 raffle.
Memoirist Helen Fremont will present “Perspective and Point of View in Memoir” on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m., at the Gloucester Writers Center, 126 East Main St. Fremont’s first memoir, “After a Long Silence,” was published in 1999 and tells of being raised Roman Catholic and discovering in her 30s that her parents were in fact Jewish Holocaust survivors. Fremont, who works as a public defender in Boston, is currently working on a second memoir focusing on how the trauma of one generation is expressed in the next. Call Annie Thomas at 978-283-7738.
Bike Gloucester meeting
Bike Gloucester, a new bicycle advocacy group, will host a community meeting Thursday, Nov. 1, 6 to 8 p.m., in the third floor conference room of City Hall, to discuss a proposed bicycle ordinance, bike lanes and signage to improve cycling in Gloucester. All are invited to contribute their ideas. Light refreshments served. Call Heidi at 978-282-6509.