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November 3, 2012

Gloucester Goings On

Holiday fair

The Women’s Community Club of Magnolia will hold its holiday fair Saturday, Nov. 10, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., in Jones Hall, Magnolia Library Center, corner of Lexington and Norman avenues. Features handmade crafts, holiday gifts, jewelry and bake table, children’s activities, photos with Santa, a silent auction and more. Mulled cider, coffee, punch, muffins and doughnuts available. Homemade haddock chowder, quiche, hot dogs and tuna rolls served beginning at 11:30 a.m. Call Carol Sutherland at 978-525-3773.

Cape Ann Forum

The next Cape Ann Forum will take place Sunday, Nov. 11, 7 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Church, corner of Church and Middle streets. Free and open to the public. Internationally-known conflict resolution expert Donna Hicks will discuss the importance of dignity in both causing and resolving clashes between individuals, groups and countries.

Financial aid night

Gloucester High School will host a college financing seminar, presented by MEFA, the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority, on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 7 p.m., in the lecture hall. The seminar is intended for all seniors and their parents. Students are encouraged to attend. Learn how to apply for financial aid, compare financial aid award letters, and seek available financing options.

Women’s Community Club

The Women’s Community Club of Magnolia will meet Tuesday, Nov. 13, 7 p.m., in the Magnolia Library Center. “The Bead Shop Demo” by Susan. Members will create jewelry for a $5 charge for supplies. Hostess for the evening is Susan McCalla and her committee. Call Carol Sutherland at 978-525-3773.

Leven concert

The women’s acappella singing ensemble Leven celebrates its 21st season with “Carpe Diem!” — a concert of songs from the Serbian Mountains to the American Heartland, swinging through many times and places in between on Sunday, Nov. 4, 5 p.m., at the Annisquam Village Church.

Thanksgiving Harvest Market

The Cape Ann Farmers Market will host a Thanksgiving Harvest Market on Saturday, Nov. 17, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, 10 Church St., corner of Middle and Church streets. More than 20 vendors will sell fresh produce, soups, baked goods, crafts, meats, cheese, herbs, Trupiano sausage, pasta and maple syrup. Visit or call Nicole Bogin at 978-290-2717.

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