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November 8, 2012

Gloucester Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

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Pathways for Children’s gala benefit ‘A Place at the Table,’ 6 p.m., Cruiseport Gloucester, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Parsons tables painted by 16 Cape Ann artists up for bid in live and silent auctions. Fundraiser supports Pathways’ mission as leading provider of early education and child care on the North Shore. Visit: www.pw4c.org

Holy Family Parish bingo, 6:30 p.m., Msgr. Sullivan Hall, St. Ann Church, Gloucester. Anyone 18 and older invited. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Proceeds support school and parish programs. 978-281-4820.

“Shakespeare In Two Acts,” presented by Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe, 8 p.m., Gloucester Stage Co., 267 East Main St., Gloucester. $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19. Tickets at door. To reserve tickets, email cast2008@prodigy.net.

Saturday, Nov. 10

Holiday fair, sponsored by Women’s Community Club of Magnolia, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Jones Hall, Magnolia Library Center, corner of Lexington and Norman avenues. Handmade crafts, holiday gifts, jewelry and bake table, children’s activities, photos with Santa, silent auction and more. 978-525-3773.

Addison Gilbert Hospital reunion for all past and present employees, 4 to 9 p.m., Gloucester House restaurant, Rogers Street. $25 per person, includes dinner buffet. Bring any pictures or memorabilia from AGH.

“Shakespeare In Two Acts,” presented by Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe, 8 p.m., Gloucester Stage Co., 267 East Main St., Gloucester. $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19. Tickets at door. To reserve tickets, email cast2008@prodigy.net.

Sunday, Nov. 11

“Shakespeare In Two Acts,” presented by Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe, 3 p.m., Gloucester Stage Co., 267 East Main St. “Love on a Midsummer Night” and “Visiting Lear.” $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19. Tickets at door. To reserve tickets, email cast2008@prodigy.net.

Concert to benefit upkeep of World War II Memorial at Kent Circle, 3 to 6 p.m., Gloucester House restaurant. Music by Cape Ann Community Big Band. $20 tickets available at Gloucester House or by calling Connie Condon at 978-283-4098. All proceeds benefit memorial. Door prizes and 50/50 raffle.

Cape Ann Forum, 7 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, corner of Church and Middle streets. Free and open to the public. Internationally-known conflict resolution expert Donna Hicks discusses importance of dignity in both causing and resolving clashes between individuals, groups and countries.

Tuesday, Nov. 13

Women’s Community Club of Magnolia, 7 p.m., Magnolia Library Center. “The Bead Shop Demo” by Susan. Create jewelry for a $5 charge for supplies. 978-525-3773.

Financial aid night, 7 p.m., Gloucester High School lecture hall. Presented by Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority. For all senior students and parents. Students encouraged to attend. Learn how to apply for financial aid, compare award letters, and seek available financing options.

Wednesday, Nov. 14

Free seminar, “Estate Planning Is For Everybody — A Sensible Approach to Planning Your Estate,” 10 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center.

Turkey penny sale, sponsored by GFC Auxiliary, 7 p.m., Gloucester Fraternity Club, 27 Webster St. Doors open at 6 p.m. Turkey, sweet bread, groceries, baked goods and more. Tickets, $.25 each. Call Annette at 508-320-3788.

“Let Nothing Slip By,” an evening of poetry, reflection and dialogue, 7:30 p.m., Cultural Center at Rocky Neck, 6 Wonson St., East Gloucester. Presented by Gloucester Writers Center. Readings by Martha Collins, Afaa M. Weaver and Sam Cornish. Email dorothyelsa@yahoo.com.

Thursday, Nov. 15

Author Eric Dolan reads from latest book, “When America First Met China: An Exotic History of Tea, Drugs, and Money in the Age of Sail,” 7 p.m., The Bookstore. Dolan is also the author of “Leviathan” and “Fur, Fortune and Empire.”

Friday, Nov. 16

Holy Family Parish bingo, 6:30 p.m., Monsignor Sullivan Hall, St. Ann Church, Gloucester. Anyone 18 and older invited. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Proceeds support school and parish programs. 978-281-4820.

Saturday, Nov. 17

Middle Street Harvest Festival, events take place throughout the day at venues along Middle Street.

Thanksgiving Harvest Market, sponsored by the Cape Ann Farmers Market, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, 10 Church St., corner of Middle and Church streets. Local produce, soups, baked goods, crafts, meats, cheese, herbs, Trupiano sausage, pasta and maple syrup. www.CapeAnnFarmersMarket.org. Call Nicole Bogin at 978-290-2717.

Harvest for Grace concert, “Celtic Music of the Sea & Season,” 2:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 10 Church St., corner of Middle Street. Family-friendly community concert to benefit The Grace Center of Gloucester. Pre-concert coffee and dessert, 1 to 2 p.m., Trinity Congregational Church, 70 Middle St.

Gloucester High School Docksiders wine tasting, concert and live auction, 6 p.m., Gloucester House restaurant. Guest auctioneer: Sen. Bruce Tarr. $25.

Thursday, Nov. 22

Dog Town walking tour, 8:30 to 10 a.m. Departs from 13 Applecart Road, Rockport. Rain or shine. Celebrates Toad Hall Bookstore’s 40th anniversary. Call Eric Hutchins at 978-546-6425.

Friday, Nov. 23

Holy Family Parish bingo, 6:30 p.m., Monsignor Sullivan Hall, St. Ann Church, Gloucester. Anyone 18 and older invited. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Proceeds support school and parish programs. 978-281-4820.

Friday, Nov. 30

Holy Family Parish bingo, 6:30 p.m., Monsignor Sullivan Hall, St. Ann Church, Gloucester. Anyone 18 and older invited. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Proceeds support school and parish programs. 978-281-4820.

Saturday, Dec. 1

Holiday fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Gloucester United Methodist Church, 436 Washington St. Christmas ornaments, stocking stuffers, white elephant items and baked goods.

Friday, Dec. 7

Holy Family Parish bingo, 6:30 p.m., Monsignor Sullivan Hall, St. Ann Church, Gloucester. Anyone 18 and older invited. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Proceeds support school and parish programs. 978-281-4820.

Friday, Dec. 14

Candlelight Solstice Stroll Ravenswood Park, 4 to 6 p.m. Followed by warm fire, S’mores and hot chocolate. Bring nonperishable item for The Open Door Food Pantry. Free for Trustees of Reservations members, $5 for nonmembers. Registration required; visit www.thetrustees.org, email capeann@ttor.org or call 978-281-8400.

Holy Family Parish bingo, 6:30 p.m., Monsignor Sullivan Hall, St. Ann Church, Gloucester. Anyone 18 and older invited. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Proceeds support school and parish programs. 978-281-4820.

Friday, Dec. 21

Holy Family Parish bingo, 6:30 p.m., Monsignor Sullivan Hall, St. Ann Church, Gloucester. Anyone 18 and older invited. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Proceeds support school and parish programs. 978-281-4820.

Friday, Dec. 28

Holy Family Parish bingo, 6:30 p.m., Monsignor Sullivan Hall, St. Ann Church, Gloucester. Anyone 18 and older invited. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Proceeds support school and parish programs. 978-281-4820.

Saturday, Dec. 29

Tribute to John Lennon and George Harrison concert, 6 to 9:30 p.m., Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport. Beatles tribute band Octopus’s Garden performs classic Beatles songs, and The Mockers perform solo works by Lennon and Harrison. $20. All proceeds benefit local cancer related charities.

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Holy Family Parish bingo, 6:30 p.m., Monsignor Sullivan Hall, St. Ann Church, Gloucester. Anyone 18 and older invited. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Proceeds support school and parish programs. 978-281-4820.