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November 8, 2012

Gloucester Goings On

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Dog Town walk

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Rockport’s Toad Hall Bookstore, a walking tour of Dog Town will be offered to those who want to learn more about this area’s natural history or are just looking for a peaceful walk in the woods before a large holiday dinner. The walk will take place, rain or shine, on Thursday, Nov. 22, and departs from 13 Applecart Road in Rockport at 8:30 a.m. and returns at approximately 10 a.m. Call Eric Hutchins at 978-546-6425.

Turkey penny sale

The GFC Auxiliary will hold its turkey penny sale Wednesday, Nov. 14, 7 p.m., at the Gloucester Fraternity Club, 27 Webster St. Doors open at 6 p.m. Prizes include turkey, sweet bread, groceries, baked goods and more. Tickets are $.25 each. Call Annette at 508-320-3788.

Harvest for Grace concert

The Harvest for Grace concert, “Celtic Music of the Sea & Season,” a family-friendly community concert with songs for children and sing-a-longs, will take place Saturday, Nov. 17, 2:30 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 10 Church St., corner of Middle Street. Music by Michael O’Leary and Friends, Steve Levy, David de la Barre, and Linda Swicker along with Mark Nelson on organ and Jay Stanbury on bagpipes. All proceeds benefit The Grace Center of Gloucester. A pre-concert coffee and dessert hour from 1 to 2 p.m., at Trinity Congregational Church, 70 Middle St.

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