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June 11, 2013

Rockport Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

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Pigeon Cove Circle Directors and Chairpersons meeting, 10 a.m.

“The History of the Rockport Art Association,” sponsored by Sandy Bay Historical Society, 7:30 p.m., Rockport Public Library. Guest speaker: Chuck Francis. All welcome. Refreshments served. Seating limited.

Friday, June 14

Peace Fest Student Art Contest reception and viewing, 6 to 7:30 p.m., UU Society of Rockport, 4 Cleaves St. Awards presented at 7 p.m. Art exhibited in vestry through June. Winning art displayed at Peace Fest on Sunday, June 23, noon to 5 p.m., Harvey Park.

Saturday, June 15

American Red Cross Babysitting Course, for students ages 11-15, 8:45 a.m., Rockport Community House, 58 Broadway. $90 per student. Sponsored by Rockport Recreation Department. 978-546-1309.

Monday, June 17

Vaudeville Variety Show, presented by students from Waring School in Beverly, 1 p.m., Rockport Senior Center, 58 Broadway. All welcome. To RSVP, call Diane or Paula at 978-546-2573.

Wednesday, June 19

Meet the author, 7 p.m., Rockport Public Library. Dr. Leana Wen discusses “When Doctors Don’t Listen.”

Saturday, June 22

Spiran Lodge 98’s Midsummer Fest, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Harvey Park, corner of Broadway and Mount Pleasant Street. Scandinavian folk music and dancing, children’s activities, Swedish meatballs, strawberries and cream, nisu and coffee, Scandinavian gift table and more.

Sunday, June 23

UU Society of Rockport Peace Fest, noon to 5 p.m., Harvey Park. Winners of Peace Fest Student Art Contest on display.

Wednesday, June 26

“Having Fun with Fossils and Dinosaurs” with Paulette Morin, 3 p.m., Rockport Public Library.

Monday, July 1

Interactive summer day camp begins, features arts and crafts, sports and games. $195. Runs until Aug. 8. Sponsored by Rockport Recreation Department. To register, visit www.rockportrecreation.com, or contact Caitlin at 978-546-1309 or caitlin@rockportrecreation.com.

Youth/adult tennis lessons start, Rockport High School tennis courts. No experience necessary. Sessions run all summer; $20-35 per session. 978-546-1309.

Interactive day camp starts, 9 a.m. to noon, Rockport Elementary School. Games, sports, arts and crafts. $195 for six weeks. 978-546-1309.

Wednesday, July 10

Critters ’n Creatures “Amazing Animals: Diggers and Burrowers,” 3 p.m., Millbrook Meadow. Rain site: Rockport Public Library.

Meet the author, 7 p.m., Rockport Public Library. Suzanne Palmieri discusses “I’ll Be Seeing You.”

Thursday July 11

Middle School Blast Book Club starts, 5 to 7 p.m. Offered by the Rockport Recreation Dept. at Rockport Library. $50/6 weeks, includes pizza! Call Caitlin Chandler at 978-546-1309

Saturday, July 13

S.S. Crocker Memorial Race, held off the coast of Manchester. Race open to all sailboats. Fun-filled family event. Awards given for first, second and third in each class. Wood and Fiberglass boats welcome. Sponsored by Manchester Yacht Club and Manchester Harbor Boat Club. www.sscrockerrace.com.

Pilates/Yoga Class, sponsored by Rockport Recreation Department, 6 to 7 p.m., Rockport Community House, 58 Broadway. $60 for 12 classes, $8 per drop in. 978-546-1309.

Monday, July 15

Meet the author, 7 p.m., Rockport Public Library. Joseph R. Gallo Jr. discusses “Boston Bronze & Stone Speak to Us.”

Wednesday, July 24

“A Song and Story Celebration of Reading” with Davis Bates, 3 p.m., Millbrook Meadow. Rain site: Rockport Public Library.

Meet the author, 7 p.m., Rockport Public Library. Eleanor Morse discusses “White Dog Falls From the Sky.”

Wednesday, Aug. 7

Summer Reading wrap-up party, featuring Australian music with Didgeridoo Down Under, 3 p.m., Rockport Public Library.

Meet the author, 7 p.m., Rockport Public Library. Paul St. Germain discusses “Lighthouses and Life Saving Stations on Cape Ann.”

Wednesday, Aug. 21

Meet the author, 7 p.m., Rockport Public Library. Christopher Klein discusses “Discovering the Boston Harbor Islands.”

Wednesday, Sept. 11

Meet the author, 7 p.m., Rockport Public Library. Michael J. Tougias discusses “A Storm Too Soon.”

Wednesday, Sept. 25

Meet the author, 7 p.m., Rockport Public Library. George Rosen discusses “The Immanence of God in the Tropics.”

Wednesday, Oct. 9

Meet the author, 7 p.m., Rockport Public Library. Pamela Bailey Powers discusses “With.”

Wednesday, Nov. 20

Meet the author, 7 p.m., Rockport Public Library. Edith Powers discusses “Binocular Vision.”

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Monday,

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

Strength Resistance Exercise Class, 9 to 10 a.m., Rockport Senior Center. $4.

Tuesday,

Yoga, 9 to 10 a.m., Rockport Senior Center. $3.

Wednesday,

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

Tai Jai, 9 to 10 a.m., Rockport Senior Center. $3.

Thursday,

Yoga, 9 to 10 a.m., Rockport Senior Center. $3.

Knitting group meets, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., Rockport Senior Center.

Friday,

Zumba Gold, 11 a.m., Rockport Senior Center. $5.

Strength Resistance Exercise Class, 9 to 10 a.m., Rockport Senior Center. $4.