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October 29, 2012

Rockport Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Saturday, Oct. 27

Shakespeare’s “Land of the Dead,” 2 p.m., John Lane Auditorium, Jerden’s Lane. $7, $5 for students and seniors.

Halloween costume parade and fun at the Rockport Public Library, 1:15 p.m. kick-off from School Street entrance; 2 p.m. “Spooky Goofy Halloween Safety Magic Show,” with Greg McAdams. Sponsored by Friends of the Rockport Public Library.

SUNDAY, OCT. 28

Pigeon Cove Circle annual Halloween party, for pre-kindergarten through grade three (must be accompanied by an adult), 2 to 4 p.m., Circle Center, 6 Breakwater Ave.

Tuesday, Oct. 30

Cape Ann Community Forum, 6 to 7 p.m, Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street, hosted by Lahey Health System; the future of healthcare, payment reform, etc. With Denis Conroy, VP, LHS, Cindy Cafasso Donaldson, VP, Exec. Dir. AGH, Followed by Q&A.

Preschool Story Hour, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Rockport Public Library. 978-546-6934.

Thursday, Nov. 1

“Shakespeare In Two Acts,” presented by Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe, 8 p.m., Gloucester Stage Co., 267 East Main St., Gloucester. $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19. Tickets at door. To reserve tickets, email cast2008@prodigy.net.

Friday, Nov. 2

Overcoming Anger,” 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., at the Vajramudra Center, 154 Granite St. “Friday Nights at the Center” — informal evening programs held twice montly with a Buddhist perspective on selected life topics; free and open to all, supported by donation. Light refreshments. Visit www.aci-capeann.org.

“Shakespeare In Two Acts,” presented by Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe, 8 p.m., Gloucester Stage Co., 267 East Main St., Gloucester. $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19. Tickets at door. To reserve tickets, email cast2008@prodigy.net.

Saturday, Nov. 3

Third annual benefit concert and silent auction, sponsored by Cape Ann Vernal Pond Team and Kestrel Educational Adventures, Woodman’s, Essex Room, 127 Main St., Essex. Entertainment by Entrain. $20. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets available at door. Advance tickets at www.ShowClix.com, 1-888-718-4253, Gloucester Music in Gloucester, or Toad Hall Bookstore in Rockport.

Singer-song writer Amy Black Band at the Old Sloop Coffeehouse, 7:30 p.m. First Congregational Church of Rockport, 12 School St, with Megan Burtt opening. Storytelling and Southern tradition. Advance online tickets, $10 at: oldsloopcoffeehouse.org, or at Gloucester Music, and at Toad Hall Bookstore. Suggested door donation, $12, adults; $7, 65 and older, $5, under 18; $24, for a family.

“Shakespeare In Two Acts,” presented by Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe, 8 p.m., Gloucester Stage Co., 267 East Main St., Gloucester. $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19. Tickets at door. To reserve tickets, email cast2008@prodigy.net.

Sunday, Nov. 4

“An Afternoon Affair with the Music Muse,” 4 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 4 Cleaves St. Voice studio of Wendy Betts presents works by Purcell, Vivaldi, Schumann and more. Reception follows. Offering taken to help defray expenses of church music ministry.

“Shakespeare In Two Acts,” presented by Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe, 3 p.m., Gloucester Stage Co., 267 East Main St., Gloucester. “Love on a Midsummer Night” and “Visiting Lear.” $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19. Tickets at door. To reserve tickets, email cast2008@prodigy.net.

Monday, Nov. 5

Rockport American Legion Auxiliary, 7 p.m. Bring Christmas gifts for annual Chelsea Soldiers Home Gift Shop event.

Garden Club meeting, Rockport Community House, 58 Broadway. Social at noon. Mary Huntoon presents “Festive Flowers” at 1:15 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 6

Preschool Story Hour, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Rockport Public Library. 978-546-6934.

Friday, Nov. 9

“Shakespeare In Two Acts,” presented by Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe, 8 p.m., Gloucester Stage Co., 267 East Main St., Gloucester. $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19. Tickets at door. To reserve tickets, email cast2008@prodigy.net.

Saturday, Nov. 10

“Shakespeare In Two Acts,” presented by Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe, 8 p.m., Gloucester Stage Co., 267 East Main St., Gloucester. $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19. Tickets at door. To reserve tickets, email cast2008@prodigy.net.

Sunday, Nov. 11

“Shakespeare In Two Acts,” presented by Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe, 3 p.m., Gloucester Stage Co., 267 East Main St., Gloucester. “Love on a Midsummer Night” and “Visiting Lear.” $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19. Tickets at door. To reserve tickets, email cast2008@prodigy.net.

Tuesday, Nov. 13

Preschool Story Hour, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Rockport Public Library. 978-546-6934.

Saturday, Nov. 17

Friends of Rockport Athletics trivia and dance night, Rockport Golf Club. Doors open at 6 p.m. Trivia at 6:30 p.m. Teams of 4-6 players; $10 per person. Refreshments and cash bar. 21+ event. Tables are going quickly. To register your team, call Neil Dineen at 978-546-7906, or mail payment and team names to: Neil Dineen, 128 Main St., Rockport, MA 01966.

Monday, Nov. 19

Rockport High School’s Spanish Class fundraiser, 4:30 p.m., Jalapenos Mexican Restaurant, Main St., Gloucester. Admission is free, and a portion of all receipts till 9:30 p.m. support the student’s educational trip to Costa Rica. Call Lil Duffy at 978-546-1234.

Tuesday, Nov. 20

Preschool Story Hour, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Rockport Public Library. 978-546-6934.

Saturday, Nov. 24

Pigeon Cove Circle’s Christmas in the Cove Fair, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For craft table rentals, text 978-766-8041 or call Michele at 978-546-1195.

Tuesday, Nov. 27

Preschool Story Hour, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Rockport Public Library. 978-546-6934.

Sunday, Dec. 2

Oasis Rockport’s first Toys For Tots Photos with Santa Toy Drive, noon to 5 p.m., Rockport Community House, 58 Broadway. Photos with Santa Claus when you bring a new, unwrapped toy to donate to Toys For Tots. 978-290-3184. Email holiday@oasisrockport.com. www.oasisrockport.com.

Saturday, Dec. 29

Tribute to John Lennon and George Harrison concert, 6 to 9:30 p.m., Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport. Beatles tribute band Octopus’s Garden performs classic Beatles songs, and The Mockers perform solo works by Lennon and Harrison. $20. All proceeds benefit local cancer related charities.