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May 20, 2013

Rockport Calendar

TUESDAY, MAY 21

Pigeon Cove Circle’s annual spring luncheon, noon, Gloucester House restaurant, with Safatia Romeo-Thekin speaking. RSVP to Carolyn at 978-546-3223.

Wednesday, May 22

Music performance, presented by Rockport Middle School orchestra, chorus and chamber music, 7 p.m., Shalin Liu Performance Center.

Meet the author, 7 p.m., Rockport Public Library. Brendan Cronin discusses “Cheffin’.”

Thursday, May 23

Tower Tour, 11 a.m. to noon, Halibut Point State Park, Gott Avenue. Includes climb to upper-levels of park’s World War II artillery fire control tower. Meet at Visitors Center. All ages. Rain or shine. Free and open to public. 978-546-2997. www.mass.gov/dcr.

Taking Control of Your Future: A Legal Checkup, 12:30 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. Presentation by Attorney Natalie Simon. Register at 978-546-5027.

Traveling Chef build-a-burger lunch, Rockport Senior Center. $3. RSVP to Freda at 978-546-5027.

Friday, May 24

Reading the Granite Landscape, 10 to 11 a.m., Halibut Point State Park, Gott Avenue. Natural history of granite tells stories via geology, plant communities, environmental forces and human use. Meet at Visitors Center. All ages. Pouring rain cancels. Free and open to public. 978-546-2997. www.mass.gov/dcr.

Saturday, May 25

Annual Poppy Drive, American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 98, in honor of Memorial Day, at locations throughout town. All proceeds support Veteran’s Programs.

Car wash, sponsored by Rockport High School Music Department, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Rockport DPW Yard. Donations benefit Ireland trip. Call Susan Collins at 978-546-9566.

Rockport Democratic Town Committee Meeting, 10:30 a.m., Brenner Room of the Rockport Public Library, to organize for the June 25 Special Election. Free, all Democrats registered in Rockport welcome. Contact Martha Morgan at 978-546-8355

Babson Farm Quarry Tour, 10 to 11 a.m., Halibut Point State Park, Gott Avenue. Specific lessons include splitting of granite with traditional quarry tools. Meet at Visitors Center. All ages. Pouring rain cancels. Free and open to public. 978-546-2997. www.mass.gov/dcr.

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