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October 4, 2013

Gloucester Goings On

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Benefit concert

The Gloucester High School Docksiders will hold a concert to benefit The Open Door food pantry Saturday, Oct. 19, 7 p.m., in the GHS auditorium. Admission is a food donation for the food pantry.

Open enrollment aid

SHIINE Manager Susan Cripps is offering an open enrollment updated insurance option information presentation Tuesday, Oct. 29, 10 a.m., at the Rose Baker Senior Center. From Oct. 15-Dec. 7, seniors may change insurance plan options for 2014. The session offers information on new and available options. For an appointment with a SHINE counselor, call 978-281-9765.

Halloween party

The Rose Baker Senior Center’s annual Halloween costume party will take place Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 4 to 7 p.m. Food provided by the Causeway restaurant. Menu includes choice of beef stew or baked haddock, and rice pilaf, salad, rolls and beverages. Music provided by Jim Moses. Tickets are $7; available at the reception desk.

COA annual meeting

The Council on Aging Executive Board’s annual meeting will take place Tuesday, Oct. 8, 9:30 a.m., at the Rose Baker Senior Center. All board members should attend.

Jazz music

The Ole Salty Jazz Band welcomes seniors to the Rose Baker Senior Center on Mondays, Oct. 7 and 21, 1 to 3 p.m., for live music and dancing. Call 978-281-9765.

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