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October 3, 2013

Rockport Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

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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.

Friday, Oct. 11

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.

Saturday, Oct. 12

Old Sloop Coffeehouse, 7:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, 12 School St. Performance by James Keelaghan. Advance tickets are $10; www.oldsloopcoffeehouse.org, Gloucester Music, or Toad Hall Bookstore in Rockport. Tickets, at door: $12 for adults, $7 for those 65 and older, $5 for those under 18, $24 per family.

sunday, Oct.13

Cross Cape Walk, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., meet at Cape Hedge Parking Lot, walk to Halibut Point Parking Lot. All welcome, wear sturdy walking footwear. For more information, all Ted Tarr at 978-546-2226

Monday, Oct. 14

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. 15

Preschool story hour, 10 a.m., Rockport Public Library.

Rockport Cultural Council postmark deadline for proposals, approximately $4,250 in grants for community-oriented arts, humanities, and science programs for organizations.Information/applications at: www.mass-culture.org/lcc_public.asp, or at library and Town Hall Clerk’s Office.

wednesday, oct. 16

Seniors’ trip to New Hampshire’s Kancamagus Scenic Highway, lunch at Indian Head Resort, “Granite State” foliage sightseeing, scenic stops. $64 pp. Call 978-546-2573.

Thursday, Oct. 17

Coffee house cabaret, hosted by Rockport High School Drama Department, 7 to 9 p.m., school cafeteria. Students, alumni and faculty invited to participate share poetry, projects, songs, dance, monologues, skits, art and other areas of interest and inspiration. Free admission, but donations accepted. All proceeds benefit Evlin de la Barre Memorial Scholarship.

Friday, Oct. 18

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.

Monday, Oct. 21

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. 22

Preschool story hour, 10 a.m., Rockport Public Library.

Friday, Oct. 25

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.

SUNDAY, OCT. 27

The Pigeon Cove Circle Annual Halloween Party, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Free, for children Pre-K through Grade 3 (must be accompanied by an adult). At the Circle Center, 6 Breakwater Ave, Pigeon Cove.

Monday, Oct. 28

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. 29

Preschool story hour, 10 a.m., Rockport Public Library.

Friday, Nov. 1

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.

Monday, Nov. 4

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, Nov. 5

Preschool story hour, 10 a.m., Rockport Public Library.

Friday, Nov. 8

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.

Monday, Nov. 11

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, Nov. 12

Preschool story hour, 10 a.m., Rockport Public Library.

Friday, Nov. 15

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.

Monday, Nov. 18

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, Nov. 19

Preschool story hour, 10 a.m., Rockport Public Library.

Wednesday, Nov. 20

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

Friday, Nov. 22

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.

Monday, Nov. 25

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, Nov. 26

Preschool story hour, 10 a.m., Rockport Public Library.

Friday, Nov. 29

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.

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Monday,

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

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

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,

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,

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

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

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.