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May 24, 2013

Gloucester Calendar

Friday, May 24

Free self defense seminar for women, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Gloucester Uechi Karate Academy, 2a Pond Road. Topics include sexual assault myths vs. realities, assault prevention strategies, attacker/victim profiles and attack scenarios. To register, call 978-282-0629 or email dojo@gmuka.com.

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.

Tuesday, May 28

Capt. Lester S. Wass American Legion elections, 7 p.m., Post 3.

Cape Ann TV annual meeting, 7 to 8 p.m., CATV studio, 38 Blackburn Center. Overview of station’s performance over the year, and presentations by local producers. Refreshments served. All welcome.

Wednesday, may 29

“Making Your Life More Meditative,” 7 to 8:30 p.m., Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson St. With Elizabeth McLindon. Open to all. Supported by donation. 978-879-9159. Email mcdogdog@yahoo.com.

Free senior health & fitness Day, Cape Ann YMCA, 7:30 to 11:30 a.m., Middle Street, Gloucester. Exercise programs, Reiki, information on shingles, lyme disease prevention and more. Call Chris Erbland at 978-283-0470.

Thursday, May 30

North Shore Health Project’s annual Community Health Activist Award, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Gloucester House restaurant, 63 Rogers St. Award presented to Congressman John Tierney. Breakfast open to community. Registration at 7:30 a.m. $20 advance tickets, $25 at door. All proceeds benefit NSHP.

“Lady’s Slippers — Beauty & Botany” with botanist and Gloucester native Rick Davis, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Ravenswood Park. Meet in parking area. $5 for members, $10 for nonmembers. 978-921-1944.

Friday, May 31

Sawyer Free Library’s annual book sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sponsored by Friends of Sawyer Free Library. Donations may be dropped off at library’s front desk.

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, June 1

Sawyer Free Library’s annual book sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sponsored by Friends of Sawyer Free Library. Donations may be dropped off at library’s front desk.

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