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May 24, 2013

Rockport Calendar

Saturday, May 25

Annual Poppy Drive, American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 98, in honor of Memorial Day, at locations throughout town. All proceeds support Veteran’s Programs.

Car wash, sponsored by Rockport High School Music Department, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Rockport DPW Yard. Donations benefit Ireland trip. Call Susan Collins at 978-546-9566.

Rockport Democratic Town Committee Meeting, 10:30 a.m., Brenner Room of the Rockport Public Library, to organize for the June 25 Special Election. Free, all Democrats registered in Rockport welcome. Contact Martha Morgan at 978-546-8355

Babson Farm Quarry Tour, 10 to 11 a.m., Halibut Point State Park, Gott Avenue. Specific lessons include splitting of granite with traditional quarry tools. Meet at Visitors Center. All ages. Pouring rain cancels. Free and open to public. 978-546-2997. www.mass.gov/dcr.

Sunday, May 26

Babson Farm Quarry Tour, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Halibut Point State Park, Gott Avenue. Specific lessons include splitting of granite with traditional quarry tools. Meet at Visitors Center. All ages. Pouring rain cancels. Free and open to public. 978-546-2997. www.mass.gov/dcr.

Tibetan folk and freedom singer Techung performs, 7 p.m., Shalin Liu Performance Center. Performance is part of national 2013 tour “For Peace in Tibet” and benefits Students for a Free Tibet. For tickets, visit www.RockportMusic.org.

Monday, May 27

Memorial Day parade, 10 a.m. start from Legion Hall. Ceremonies and wreath layings at VFW lot in the cemetery, Harvey Park, Lumbar Wharf. Refreshments back at Legion Hall.

Parade participants meet at Legion Hall, 9:30 a.m. Flower girls and flag boys meet across the street from the library at 9:45 a.m. Blue Star mothers/family members of active service women and men welcome.

Tuesday, May 28

Sunset Pilates Yoga Rockport, 6 to 7 p.m., Rockport Community House, 58 Broadway, $60/12 classes or $8/drop in fee. Call Caitlin Chandler 978-546-1309

Wednesday, May 29

Current Issues political book group, 3 p.m., Rockport Public Library. Topic: “Inevitable: Mass Customized Learning” by Charles Schwann and Bernice McGarvey.

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