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Have a special talent and want to share it for a good cause? The Opportunity Center at Pond View Village in Gloucester is looking for local high school acts of music, dance or comedy for its fundraiser on Dec. 1, from 6 to 9 p.m. Best act prize will be chosen by audience vote. If you’re interested, contact Service Coordinator Stacy Randell at 978-281-8181, ext. 141, or: email@example.com or student organizer Hannah Sumner at: firstname.lastname@example.org. The Opportunity Center provides free enrichment and educational programs for children and adults.
Sorellanza, a Cape Ann women’s a cappella chorus under the direction of Patti Pike, will perform Friday, Nov. 9, at 7:30 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 48 Middle St. Gloucester, and Sunday, Nov. 11, 4 p.m. at The Rockport Unitarian Universalist Society, 4 Cleaves St., Rockport. Tickets are $12. For more information, call Anne Stevens at 978-281-6417/ sorellanza.com.
Pathways for Children’s gala benefit, ‘A Place at the Table,’ is this Friday night, Nov. 9, at Cruiseport Gloucester, featuring one-of-a-kind Parsons tables hand painted and designed by 16 Cape Ann artists and up for bid in live and silent auctions at the fundraiser, which starts with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at 6 p.m. Canvases painted by children in the Pathways Art Club will also be display and for sale to benefit its mission as leading provider of early education and child care on the North Shore. For more information, call Diana Foster at 978 281-2400 ext 320 or email@example.com, or visit: www.pw4c.org