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November 13, 2012

Rockport Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Wednesday, Nov. 14

Council on Aging Scrabble, 1 to 3 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. 978-546-2573.

Thursday, Nov. 15

Thanksgiving lunch at Rockport Senior Center, roast turkey, whipped potatoes, gravy, stuffing, butternut squash, peas, cranberry sauce, apple pie and a biscuit. Cost is $2. For reservations, call 978-546-5027.

“Saving Money on Real Estate Taxes,“ presented by Council on Aging, 12:30 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. Guest speaker: Diane Lashua from assessor’s office. All welcome.

Free public lecture, 7 to 8 p.m., First Baptist Church of Rockport, 4 High St. Dr. Dorothy Boorse takes a look at relationship between Christian faith and caring for environment. 978-546-6121. FirstBaptistRockport.Org.

Friday, Nov. 16

CANCELLED: Pigeon Cove “Then & Now,” presented by Rockport Council on Aging, 7 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. Computerized photo presentation of historic photos set to music by Gilbert McCarthy. Seating is free but limited. 978-546-2573.

Saturday, Nov. 17

Rockport PTO holiday fair, Rockport High School auditorium. Contact Amy Kamm at 978-546-5138 or ajkamm93@gmail.com.

RHS class of 2013 Holiday Wreath Fundraiser pick-up at PTO Fair, Wreaths are 12 inches, no bow, $10; with bow, $12. Contact Scott Larsen at 978-546-1234 or email: at slarsen@rpk12.org.

Suicide survivors simultaneous healing network, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., share in simultaneous conferences at BankGloucester, 160 Main St. Join in this journey to understand this loss of over 38,000 lives annually. $10 suggested donation. Contact Anita Pandolfe Ruchman NP, Survivor/ Holistic Nurse-Psychotherapist, at: apr822@verizon.net, or call 978-546-6599

Friends of Rockport Athletics trivia and dance night, Rockport Golf Club. Doors open at 6 p.m. Trivia at 6:30 p.m. Teams of 4-6 players; $10 per person. Refreshments and cash bar. 21+ event. Tables are going quickly. To register your team, call Neil Dineen at 978-546-7906, or mail payment and team names to: Neil Dineen, 128 Main St., Rockport, MA 01966.

Old Sloop Coffeehouse performance by Mark Erelli and Jeffrey Foucault, 7:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, 12 School St. Advance tickets are $12; visit www.oldsloopcoffeehouse.org, Gloucester Music or Toad Hall Bookstore. $14 for adults, $9 for those 65 and older, $5 for those younger than 18, $28 per family at door.

Sunday, Nov. 18

Rockport Ambulance benefit breakfast, 8 to 10 a.m., Ellen’s Harborside restaurant, T-Wharf. Stuffed French toast, ham, juice and coffee. $8. Tickets available from Rockport EMTs, at door or by calling 978-479-3487.

Monday, Nov. 19

Council on Aging Bingo, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. 978-546-2573.

Rockport High School’s Spanish class fundraiser, 4:30 to 9:30 p.m., Jalapenos Mexican restaurant, Main Street, Gloucester. Portion of all receipts support students’ educational trip to Costa Rica. Call Lil Duffy at 978-546-1234.

Tuesday, Nov. 20

Preschool Story Hour, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Rockport Public Library. 978-546-6934.

Wednesday, Nov. 21

Council on Aging Scrabble, 1 to 3 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. 978-546-2573.

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.

Saturday, Nov. 24

Pigeon Cove Circle’s Christmas in the Cove Fair, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For craft table rentals, text 978-766-8041 or call Michele at 978-546-1195.

Monday, Nov. 26

Council on Aging Bingo, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. 978-546-2573.

Tuesday, Nov. 27

Preschool Story Hour, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Rockport Public Library. 978-546-6934.

Wednesday, Nov. 28

Council on Aging Scrabble, 1 to 3 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. 978-546-2573.

Thursday, Nov. 29

Rockport Recreation youth basketball registration, for students in grades one through six, 6 to 8 p.m., Rockport Elementary School cafeteria. $40 for six weeks. 978-546-1309.

Saturday, Dec. 1

Christmas fair, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., First Congregational Church, 12 School St. Handmade wreaths, bake table, Christmas past, boutique table, handknit and handcrafted items, new gifts, children’s table, jewelry and lunch. 978-656-3157.

“Holiday’s & Wintertide: An Evening with Chelsea Berry & Friends,” 7 p.m., Crowell Chapel in the Rosedale Cemetery, Manchester. Features Rockport’s John Rockwell, and husband and wife duo Joe Cardoza and Renée Dupuis. $20 per ticket, or reserve an entire pew for 6-8 guests. For tickets, visit www.attendstar.com or call 617-694-6892. Portion of ticket sales benefit The Historic Manchester Trust.

Sunday, Dec. 2

Oasis Rockport’s first Toys For Tots Photos with Santa Toy Drive, noon to 5 p.m., Rockport Community House, 58 Broadway. Photos with Santa Claus when you bring a new, unwrapped toy to donate to Toys For Tots. 978-290-3184. Email holiday@oasisrockport.com. www.oasisrockport.com.

Monday, Dec. 3

Council on Aging Bingo, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. 978-546-2573.

Wednesday, Dec. 5

Council on Aging Scrabble, 1 to 3 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. 978-546-2573.

Saturday, Dec. 8

Spiran Lodge of Rockport’s annual Jul Fest Scandinavian Christmas Fair, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lodge Hall, School St. Traditional Scandinavian foods, meats, cheese, baked goods, decorative baskets of greens, gifts, decorations. Noon luncheon; music, entertainment.

Monday, Dec. 10

Council on Aging Bingo, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. 978-546-2573.

Wednesday, Dec. 12

Council on Aging Scrabble, 1 to 3 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. 978-546-2573.

Monday, Dec. 17

Council on Aging Bingo, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. 978-546-2573.

Wednesday, Dec. 19

Council on Aging Scrabble, 1 to 3 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. 978-546-2573.

Monday, Dec. 24

Council on Aging Bingo, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. 978-546-2573.

Wednesday, Dec. 26

Council on Aging Scrabble, 1 to 3 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. 978-546-2573.

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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Monday,

Council on Aging Bingo, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. 978-546-2573.

Wednesday,

Council on Aging Scrabble, 1 to 3 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. 978-546-2573.