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October 30, 2012

Gloucester Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

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Community Forum hosted by Lahey Health System at Shalin Liu Performance Center, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Future of healthcare, payment reform, impact on hospitals and delivery systems. With Denis Conroy, VP of System Integration for Lahey Health System and Cindy Cafasso Donaldson, VP and Exec. Director for Addison Gilbert Hospital. A Q&A session follows.

Thursday, Nov. 1

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

Bike Gloucester community meeting, 6 to 8 p.m., third floor conference room, City Hall, to discuss a proposed bicycle ordinance, bike lanes and signage to improve cycling in Gloucester. All invited to contribute ideas. Light refreshments. 978-282-6509.

Friday, Nov. 2

Holy Family Parish bingo, 6:30 p.m., Monsignor Sullivan Hall, St. Ann Church, Gloucester. Anyone 18 and older invited. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Proceeds support school and parish programs. 978-281-4820.

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

Saturday, Nov. 3

Sweet bread sale and fried-dough breakfast, 9 a.m. until gone, Our Lady of Good Voyage Church parish hall, 142 Prospect St.

Fundraiser to benefit Sandra “Sandy” Orlando Memorial Scholarship Fund, 5 p.m. until closing, Giuseppe’s Ristorante & Piano Bar, 2 Main St. Percentage of night’s proceeds benefit fund. 50/50 raffle; tickets $20 each. For tickets, email sjomemorialscholarship@gmail.com. Donations to: Sandra “Sandy” Orlando Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Cape Ann Savings Bank, P.O. Box 330, Gloucester, MA 01930.

Cursillo ultreya, 6 p.m., St. Ann Church/Holy Family Parish office building, Pleasant Street. Pot-luck supper at 5 p.m. All welcome. Call Al Mitchell at 978-879-3655.

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.

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

Sunday, Nov. 4

Fundraiser dinner to support Arlene (Cecilio) Muise’s fight against cancer, 4 p.m. until closing, Jalapeno’s restaurant, 86 Main St. Dine in or take out.

“Shakespeare In Two Acts,” presented by Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe, 3 p.m., Gloucester Stage Co., 267 East Main St. “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.

“Evening of Healing and Intercessory Prayer,” 6 p.m., St. Ann Church, Holy Family Parish. Exposition of Blessed Sacrament and recitation of Rosary. Confessions until 6:45 p.m. Mass at 7 p.m. Laying on of Hands at 8 p.m. All invited.

Wednesday, Nov. 7

Gloucester Fraternity Club’s Ladies Auxiliary, 7 p.m., 27 Webster St. Dinner served at 6 p.m. For dinner reservations, call Barbara at 978-282-4704. Elect officers, make final plans for turkey penny sale and sign up for Christmas party. For a ride, call Annette at 508-320-3788.

“Perspective and Point of View in Memoir” with memoirist Helen Fremont, 7:30 p.m., 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. 978-283-7738.

thursday, Nov. 8

Gloucester native and Pushcart Prize winning author Anna Solomon at Sawyer Free, 7 p.m., duiscussing how Gloucester inspired her prize winning story “The Lobster Mafia,” Free copies available at circulation desk or her website at: annasolomon.com.

Friday, Nov. 9

Holy Family Parish bingo, 6:30 p.m., Msgr. Sullivan Hall, St. Ann Church, Gloucester. Anyone 18 and older invited. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Proceeds support school and parish programs. 978-281-4820.

“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

Addison Gilbert Hospital reunion for all past and present employees, 4 to 9 p.m., Gloucester House restaurant, Rogers Street. $25 per person, includes dinner buffet. Bring any pictures or memorabilia from AGH.

“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. “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.

Concert to benefit upkeep of World War II Memorial at Kent Circle, 3 to 6 p.m., Gloucester House restaurant. Music by Cape Ann Community Big Band. $20 tickets available at Gloucester House or by calling Connie Condon at 978-283-4098. All proceeds benefit memorial. Door prizes and 50/50 raffle.

Wednesday, Nov. 14

“Let Nothing Slip By,” an evening of poetry, reflection and dialogue, 7:30 p.m., Cultural Center at Rocky Neck, 6 Wonson St., East Gloucester. Presented by Gloucester Writers Center. Readings by Martha Collins, Afaa M. Weaver and Sam Cornish. Email dorothyelsa@yahoo.com.

Friday, Nov. 16

Holy Family Parish bingo, 6:30 p.m., Monsignor Sullivan Hall, St. Ann Church, Gloucester. Anyone 18 and older invited. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Proceeds support school and parish programs. 978-281-4820.

Friday, Nov. 23

Holy Family Parish bingo, 6:30 p.m., Monsignor Sullivan Hall, St. Ann Church, Gloucester. Anyone 18 and older invited. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Proceeds support school and parish programs. 978-281-4820.

Friday, Nov. 30

Holy Family Parish bingo, 6:30 p.m., Monsignor Sullivan Hall, St. Ann Church, Gloucester. Anyone 18 and older invited. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Proceeds support school and parish programs. 978-281-4820.

Friday, Dec. 7

Holy Family Parish bingo, 6:30 p.m., Monsignor Sullivan Hall, St. Ann Church, Gloucester. Anyone 18 and older invited. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Proceeds support school and parish programs. 978-281-4820.

Friday, Dec. 14

Candlelight Solstice Stroll Ravenswood Park, 4 to 6 p.m. Followed by warm fire, S’mores and hot chocolate. Bring nonperishable item for The Open Door Food Pantry. Free for Trustees of Reservations members, $5 for nonmembers. Registration required; visit www.thetrustees.org, email capeann@ttor.org or call 978-281-8400.

Holy Family Parish bingo, 6:30 p.m., Monsignor Sullivan Hall, St. Ann Church, Gloucester. Anyone 18 and older invited. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Proceeds support school and parish programs. 978-281-4820.

Friday, Dec. 21

Holy Family Parish bingo, 6:30 p.m., Monsignor Sullivan Hall, St. Ann Church, Gloucester. Anyone 18 and older invited. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Proceeds support school and parish programs. 978-281-4820.

Friday, Dec. 28

Holy Family Parish bingo, 6:30 p.m., Monsignor Sullivan Hall, St. Ann Church, Gloucester. Anyone 18 and older invited. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Proceeds support school and parish programs. 978-281-4820.

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.

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Holy Family Parish bingo, 6:30 p.m., Monsignor Sullivan Hall, St. Ann Church, Gloucester. Anyone 18 and older invited. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Proceeds support school and parish programs. 978-281-4820.