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November 6, 2012

Rockport Goings On

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Christmas Bazaar

On Saturday, Dec. 1, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., the First Congregational Church of Rockport, 12 School St., will be hold their Christmas fair, featuring handmade wreaths, a bake table, Christmas Past, boutique table, as well as beautifully handknit and handcrafted items, new gifts, kids table, jewelry and a delicious luncheon. Come join us in Fellowship Hall; just follow the signs. For more information, call Michelle at 978-656-3157.

Games galore

The Rockport Senior Center holds vsrious activities weekly, including Scrabble every Wednesday, from 1 to 3 p.m., Bingo every Monday from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Also available for your use are computers and shredders, and regular fitness and exercise classes. For more information, call 978-546-2573.

Benefit breakfast

The Rockport Ambulance benefit breakfast will take place Sunday, Nov. 18, 8 to 10 a.m., at Ellen’s Harborside restaurant, T-Wharf. Menu includes stuffed French toast, ham, juice and coffee. Cost is $8. Tickets are available from Rockport EMTs, at the door or by calling 978-479-3487.

Free lecture

First Baptist Church of Rockport, 4 High St., will hold a free public lecture, which will look at the relationship between the Christian faith and caring for the environment, on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 7 to 8 p.m. Guest speaker is Dr. Dorothy Boorse, chair of the Biology Department at Gordon College. Call 978-546-6121 or visit FirstBaptistRockport.Org.

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