, Gloucester, MA


November 1, 2013

Gloucester Goings On

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Boiled Dinner fundraiser

The First Baptist Church will be holding a boiled dinner fundraiser this Saturday night, Nov. 2, at 5 p.m., at the church, located at 38 Gloucester Ave., in Gloucester. The menu includes smoked shoulder ham, dessert and beverage. $10, adults; $5, children under 12 at door. Take out is also available. For more information, call the church at 978-283-4808.

‘Metropolis’ movie night

Tonight, Friday, Nov. 1, is ‘Metropolis’ movie night at the Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, with world famous silent movie organist, Peter Krasinski, playing our organ at the screening starting at 7:30 p.m. The 1927 German expressionist epic silent movie was directed by Fritz Lang, is set in a futuristic urban dystopia, and is regarded as a pioneer work of science fiction film, and is the first feature length of the genre. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased at the door of the church (corner of Middle & Church Streets) or online, at the Cape Ann Community Cinema website.

Holy Family Fair

Come join the parish on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Parish Hall for some great holiday shopping, family fun and food. Home-made Thanksgiving pies, Italian cookies, a Chinese Raffle, Wheel of Fortune, and prizes including an iPad, Kindle Fire, and money! We’ve decked the hall with tables full of jewelry, Christmas goods, White Elephant items, Sugar & Spice, and hand-knitted items. Take a picture of the kids with Santa, and have lunch or a cup of coffee or cocoa, with cookies from the Cookie Walk!

Sweet bread sale

Our Lady of Good Voyage Church, 142 Prospect St., will hold a sweet bread sale and fried-dough breakfast Saturday, Nov. 2, in the Parish Hall, from 9 a.m. until the bread is gone.

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