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October 4, 2013

Gloucester Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Saturday, Oct. 5

All things Autumn Harvest Bake and Pumpkin Sale, after all masses at Holy Family Parish. Also featuring vintage pots and baskets with bittersweet. Fall Festival, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., White-Ellery House, 245 Washington St. Hosted by Cape Ann Museum. Free and open to the public. Demonstrations: decoy carving, needlepoint design, traditional rug making, hand woven design, wool spinning and more. 978-283-0455. www.capeannmuseum.org.

‘Scuba Jack’ event to benefit Sawyer Free Library’s Children’s Room, 1 to 4 p.m., Kids Unlimited, 123 Main St. Features Scuba Jack and his nautical friends, touch tanks, face-painting, tattoos, crafts, games, a prize wheel and more.

Landscape pastel workshop, 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the Friend Room at the Sawyer Free Library. Third of three session series with artist John Fiandaca leading. Beginners welcome; registration required at: www.eventkeeper.com/code/events.cfm?curOrg=SFL.

Cursillo ultreya and pot-luck, St. John’s Church, Essex. Pot-luck at 5 p.m., ultreya at 6 p.m. All welcome and need not have been on a cursillo encounter weekend. 978-879-3655.

Sunday, Oct. 6

All things Autumn Harvest Bake and Pumpkin Sale, after all masses at Holy Family Parish. Also featuring vintage pots and baskets with bittersweet. Trustees of Reservations foraging mushroom workshop, 1 to 4 p.m., Ravenswood Park’s Center. With the Boston Mycological Club. $18 for trustees or BMC member adults, $25 for nonmembers. 978-281-8400. www.thetrustees.org.

Monday, Oct. 7

West Gloucester meet the candidate night, 6 p.m., West Gloucester Trinitarian Church. Light refreshments served.

Tuesday, Oct. 8

Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce’s Gloucester Mayoral candidates debate, 7:30 to 9 a.m. Incumbent Mayor Carolyn Kirk and challenger Mac Bell answer questions from Cape Ann journalists. Elks at Bass Rocks, 101 Atlantic Rd, Advance member tickets, $35 / $40 week/day of; $50, future members, includes continental breakfast. League of Women Voters of Cape Ann, 10 a.m., St. John’s Church, Middle Street. All welcome. 978-546-2191.

Women’s Club of Magnolia, 7 p.m., Jones Hall, Magnolia Library Center. Guest instructor Nana Dunn leads chair yoga. 978-525-3773.

Thursday, Oct. 10

Free flu clinic, sponsored by Cape Ann Emergency Planning Team and Cape Ann boards of health, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. All welcome. Contact Lianne Cook at lcook@gloucester-ma.gov or 978-281-9771.

Cape Ann Farmers Market, 3 to 6:30 p.m., Stage Fort Park. Local produce, fish, crafts, baked goods, music and children’s activities. Email capeannfarmersmarket@gmail.com or call Nicole Bogin at 978-290-2717.

Gloucester Democratic City Committee meeting, 7 for 7:30 p.m., Gloucester House Restaurant. Meet Democrats running for municipal office.themselves. Meeting follows social with courtesy refreshments, cash bar. All welcome. Call 978-281-3566 or visit: www.gloucesterdemocrats.org.

Annual Laura Evans Memorial Coastsweep Cleanup at Plum Cove Beach, 4 to 6 p.m. Rain date: Oct. 11. Call Patti Amaral at 978-281-6708. www.cleancity.us.

Cub Scouts Pack 112 sign up night, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Tyrian Ashler Acacia Lodge, 27 Eastern Ave. Open to all boys in grades one through five. 978-283-0727.

Friday, Oct. 11

Tai Chi sessions, offered by Council on Aging, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Gentle way to fight stress and reduce anxiety, while increasing flexibility and balance. To register, call 978-281-9765.

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.

Monday, Oct. 14

Sawyer Free Library closed for Columbus Day.

Friday, Oct. 18

Tai Chi sessions, offered by Council on Aging, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Gentle way to fight stress and reduce anxiety, while increasing flexibility and balance. To register, call 978-281-9765.

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, Oct. 19

Gloucester High School Docksiders concert to benefit The Open Door food pantry, 7 p.m., GHS auditorium. Admission: food donation for food pantry.

Friday, Oct. 25

Tai Chi sessions, offered by Council on Aging, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Gentle way to fight stress and reduce anxiety, while increasing flexibility and balance. To register, call 978-281-9765.

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.