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May 16, 2013

Gloucester Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Thursday, May 16

Peter Anastas and David Rich reads works by Vincent Ferrini, 7:30 p.m., Gloucester Writers Center, 126 East Main St. Parking available across street. www.gloucesterwriters.org.

Friday, May 17

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.

Share the Music performs “Singin’ the Fifties,” 8 p.m., Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main St. Proceeds benefit GSC. Tickets are $25; call 978-281-4433 or visit www.gloucesterstage.org.

William Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost,” presented by Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe, 8 p.m., Rockport Community House, 58 Broadway, Rockport. Directed by Ray Jenness. Multi-generational cast from Cape Ann to Cambridge. $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19, available at door. To reserve tickets, email cast2008@prodigy.net. www.capeannshakespearetroupe.blogspot.com.

Saturday, may 18

“A Course in Miracles” with Newt Fink, 3 to 5 p.m., 222 Arts & Wellness Center, 222 Eastern Ave. A Spirituality of Life Improving program.

Yard and bake sale fundraiser, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Maj. Fred W. Ritvo Veterans Center, 12 Emerson Ave. Benefits Cape Ann’s active duty military and their families.

Sing-along spaghetti supper, 5:30 p.m., Gloucester United Methodist Church, 436 Washington St. Proceeds benefit church’s Machias, Maine, Mission Trip. $10 per person (children under 6 free) with a pair a men’s white tube socks for migrant workers. For reservations, call 978-281-1040.

Penny sale, 7 p.m., Our Lady of Good Voyage Church parish hall, 142 Prospect St. Sweet bread, groceries, baked goods and more.

Share the Music performs “Singin’ the Fifties,” 8 p.m., Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main St. Proceeds benefit GSC. Tickets are $25; call 978-281-4433 or visit www.gloucesterstage.org.

William Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost,” presented by Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe, 8 p.m., Rockport Community House, 58 Broadway, Rockport. Directed by Ray Jenness. Multi-generational cast from Cape Ann to Cambridge. $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19, available at door. To reserve tickets, email cast2008@prodigy.net. www.capeannshakespearetroupe.blogspot.com.

Sunday, May 19

William Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost,” presented by Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe, 3 p.m., Rockport Community House, 58 Broadway, Rockport. Directed by Ray Jenness. Multi-generational cast from Cape Ann to Cambridge. $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19, available at door. To reserve tickets, email cast2008@prodigy.net. www.capeannshakespearetroupe.blogspot.com.

Share the Music performs “Singin’ the Fifties,” 3 p.m., Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main St. Proceeds benefit GSC. Tickets are $25; call 978-281-4433 or visit www.gloucesterstage.org.

Monday, May 20

Community conversation and screening of “Gen Silent,” 4 to 6:30 p.m., Cape Ann Community Cinema, 21 Main St. Facilitated by LGBT Aging Project, and presented by SeniorCare Inc. $10 per person, $8 for seniors. Preregistration suggested; 978-281-1750.

Cape Ann Interfaith Commission reception and awards ceremony for youth volunteers, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Gloucester High School lecture hall.

Tuesday May 21

Cape Ann Skeptics in the Pub, 6 p.m., LaTrattoria, Main St. Mary Kingsley presents “Self-defense for Skeptics.” Program begins at 6:45 p.m. www.capeannskeptics.com.

Wednesday, may 22

“Making Your Life More Meditative,” 7 to 8:30 p.m., Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson St. With Elizabeth McLindon. Open to all. Supported by donation. 978-879-9159. Email mcdogdog@yahoo.com.

Friday, May 24

Free self defense seminar for women, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Gloucester Uechi Karate Academy, 2a Pond Road. Topics include sexual assault myths vs. realities, assault prevention strategies, attacker/victim profiles and attack scenarios. To register, call 978-282-0629 or email dojo@gmuka.com.

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.

Tuesday, May 28

Capt. Lester S. Wass American Legion elections, 7 p.m., Post 3.

Wednesday, may 29

“Making Your Life More Meditative,” 7 to 8:30 p.m., Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson St. With Elizabeth McLindon. Open to all. Supported by donation. 978-879-9159. Email mcdogdog@yahoo.com.

Friday, May 31

Sawyer Free Library’s annual book sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sponsored by Friends of Sawyer Free Library. Donations may be dropped off at library’s front desk.

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, June 1

Sawyer Free Library’s annual book sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sponsored by Friends of Sawyer Free Library. Donations may be dropped off at library’s front desk.

Monday, June 3

Evening of Intercessory Prayer at St. Ann Church on Pleasant Street, with Fr. Thomas Reilly and Fr. John Kiley offering. 6 p.m., Eucharistic Adoration and rosary; until 6:30 p.m., opportunity for the Sacrament of Reconciliation; 7 p.m., Mass begins, followed by prayer and laying on of hands for healing. All welcome.

Wednesday, June 5

Daisy Nell & Captain Stan concert to benefit schooner Adventure, 6 to 10 p.m., Gloucester House restaurant. Silent auction, finger foods, cash bar and more.

Friday, June 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.

Wednesday, June 12

Flag Day ceremony, 6 p.m., Gloucester Elks. Gloucester High School ROTC color guard formations performed outside the lodge followed by services inside. All welcome.

Friday, June 14

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.

Monday, June 17

St. Peter’s novena, 7 p.m., American Legion Hall. All welcome. 978-283-4367.

Tuesday, June 18

St. Peter’s novena, 7 p.m., American Legion Hall. All welcome. 978-283-4367.

Wednesday, June 19

St. Peter’s novena, 7 p.m., American Legion Hall. All welcome. 978-283-4367.

Thursday, June 20

St. Peter’s novena, 7 p.m., American Legion Hall. All welcome. 978-283-4367.

Friday, June 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.

St. Peter’s novena, 7 p.m., American Legion Hall. All welcome. 978-283-4367.

Saturday, June 22

Jackie Hardy Tribute and Gloucester Dog Park fundraiser, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Gloucester House Restaurant, Seven Seas Wharf. Hors d’oeuvres and a program led by City Councilor Bruce Tobey. Tickets are $100 and can be obtained from Tobey, 978-968-8100, or Dick Wilson, 978-525-3293. Checks payable to the Gloucester Fund; write in the memo line “Jackie Hardy/Dog Park.”

Gloucester High School Class of 1983 30th reunion, 6 to 11 p.m., Gloucester House. $47 per person. Light buffet, DJ and cash bar. Contact Missie at bankes@comcast or Maria at riarussell11@msn.com. Send updated contact information to GHSreunion83@yahoo.com.

St. Peter’s novena, 7 p.m., American Legion Hall. All welcome. 978-283-4367.

Sunday, June 23

St. Peter’s novena, 7 p.m., American Legion Hall. All welcome. 978-283-4367.

Monday, June 24

St. Peter’s novena, 7 p.m., American Legion Hall. All welcome. 978-283-4367.

Tuesday, June 25

St. Peter’s novena, 7 p.m., American Legion Hall. All welcome. 978-283-4367.

Friday, June 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, July 6

Schooner Adventure’s waterfront walking tour, 10 a.m. Stroll along Gloucester’s working waterfront and visit sites where maritime companies once reigned. 90-minute tour starts at Fisherman’s Memorial statue (weather permitting) and ends at Fitz Henry (Hugh) Lane House on Harbor Loop. $5 per person. Wear walking shoes.

Saturday, July 20

Schooner Adventure’s waterfront walking tour, 10 a.m. Stroll along Gloucester’s working waterfront and visit sites where maritime companies once reigned. 90-minute tour starts at Fisherman’s Memorial statue (weather permitting) and ends at Fitz Henry (Hugh) Lane House on Harbor Loop. $5 per person. Wear walking shoes.

Saturday, Aug. 3

Schooner Adventure’s waterfront walking tour, 10 a.m. Stroll along Gloucester’s working waterfront and visit sites where maritime companies once reigned. 90-minute tour starts at Fisherman’s Memorial statue (weather permitting) and ends at Fitz Henry (Hugh) Lane House on Harbor Loop. $5 per person. Wear walking shoes.

Saturday, Aug. 17

Schooner Adventure’s waterfront walking tour, 10 a.m. Stroll along Gloucester’s working waterfront and visit sites where maritime companies once reigned. 90-minute tour starts at Fisherman’s Memorial statue (weather permitting) and ends at Fitz Henry (Hugh) Lane House on Harbor Loop. $5 per person. Wear walking shoes.

Saturday, Aug. 31

Schooner Adventure’s waterfront walking tour, 10 a.m. Stroll along Gloucester’s working waterfront and visit sites where maritime companies once reigned. 90-minute tour starts at Fisherman’s Memorial statue (weather permitting) and ends at Fitz Henry (Hugh) Lane House on Harbor Loop. $5 per person. Wear walking shoes.

Saturday, Sept. 14

Schooner Adventure’s waterfront walking tour, 10 a.m. Stroll along Gloucester’s working waterfront and visit sites where maritime companies once reigned. 90-minute tour starts at Fisherman’s Memorial statue (weather permitting) and ends at Fitz Henry (Hugh) Lane House on Harbor Loop. $5 per person. Wear walking shoes.

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Friday,

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.