Friday, Oct. 4
Figure sketch group (long pose), 1 to 4 p.m., Rockport Art Association studio, 12 Main St. Use Stone Barn Lane entrance. One long pose is often used for a month at a time. Artists may work in any medium. No instruction. $15 per person. Meets year-round. No preregistration required. Monitor: Em Marquis Brown, 781-631-4002. www.rockportartassn.org. 978-546-6604.
Sunset Oil outdoor workshop with David Curtis, 3 to 7 p.m., a one day fundraiser to benefit the RAA. Meet at Corliss Landing along the Annisquam River.$75, RAA members; $100, non-members (Rain date Oct. 6). Register at 978.546.6604, or: www.rockportartassn.org/workshops.htm.
Sunday, Oct. 6
Pancake Breakfast at Spiran Lodge #98, 8 to 11 a.m. A traditional Swedish Pancake Breakfast to celebrate the arrival of Fall, with Swedish pancakes, lingonberry jams, syrups, sausage, fruit cup, juice and beverages. 18 Broadway, Tickets: $8, adults: $4, children.
Monday, Oct. 7
American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 98, Rockport meets, 7 p.m. at the Lgion Post. The first meeting of the 2013/2014 calendar year. Dues payable at meeting. Year’s plans discussed, Refreshments served.
Friends of Rockport Athletics, 6:30 p.m., Rockport High School library. All welcome. 978-270-7463.
Figure sketch group (short pose), 7 to 9:30 p.m., Rockport Art Association studio, 12 Main St. Use Stone Barn Lane entrance. Model takes several short poses progressing from 5-20 minutes. No instruction. $12 per person. Meets year-round. No preregistration required. Monitor: Cynthia Dunaway, 978-283-3407. www.rockportartassn.org. 978-546-6604.
Tuesday, Oct. 8
Illuminating lighthouse presentation, 7:30 p.m., Rockport Public Library, with local author Paul St. Germain, president of the Thacher Island Association for the past 12 years: a fascinating history with over 200 vintage photographs.
Preschool story hour, 10 a.m., Rockport Public Library.
Wednesday, Oct. 9
Meet the author, 7 p.m., Rockport Public Library. Pamela Bailey Powers discusses “With.”
Thursday, Oct. 10
“Adults and Children in Organized Youth Sports: Who Wins, Who Loses?,” talk sponsored by Friends of Rockport Athletics, 7 p.m., Rockport High School auditorium. Guest speaker: Bob Bigelow, former NBA player and national speaker.