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A free screening of the one-hour documentary “On The Edge — Living with Epilepsy” will take place Tuesday, April 9, 7:30 p.m., at the Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main St., Rockport. Tom Berger and Andree Robert of Gloucester will host the screening of the film by Louis Stanislaw to help spread understanding about this condition. A reception will follow. Tickets can be reserved by calling 978-546-7391, ext. 102.
Mother of Grace Club
A fundraiser to benefit the Mother of Grace Club will take place Monday, April 8, 5 to 9 p.m., at Espresso restaurant, 116 East Main St. Dine in or take out and ten percent of meal sales will be donated to the club. A 50/50 raffle will be held. All are welcome.
‘Oliver’ at Beeman School
The Beeman Elementary School Chorus will present the family-friendly musical “Oliver,” based on the story by Charles Dickens, on Wednesday and Thursday, April 10 and 11, 7 p.m., at Beeman School, 138 Cherry St. Tickets will be sold at the door the night of the performance. The show features 20 fourth- and fifth-grade Beeman School student actors, and is directed by Beeman music teacher Beth Goldberg and Gloucester Stage Youth Acting Workshop Director and Actress Heidi Dallin.