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The next cursillo ultreya and potluck supper will take place Saturday, March 9, at St. Ann Church, Holy Family Parish. Supper is at 5 p.m., followed by the ultreya at 6 p.m. All are welcome and need not have been on a cursillo encounter to attend. Call Al Mitchell at 978-879-3655.
Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe will present “The Tragedy of Julius Caesar” by William Shakespeare on Feb. 27 (opening night, all seats $5), March 2 at 8 p.m., and March 3 at 3 p.m. at Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main St. Tickets are $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19, and are available at the door. To reserve tickets, email email@example.com. Visit www.capeannshakespearetroupe.blogspot.com or Facebook.
St. Patrick’s Day dance
The Gloucester Fraternity Club will host a St. Patrick’s Day dance Saturday, March 16, at 7 p.m. The event is a fundraiser for the Cape Ann Relay for Life’s Team Friends for Friends, and all proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. Music by DJ Leo Francis. Light snacks and a raffle will be available. Cost is $17 per person. For tickets, call Kate at 978-283-4337 or Debbie at 978-283-0633.
The Society for the Encouragement of the Arts (seARTS) invites the community to learn more about its initiatives and programs and enjoy an evening of networking with fellow artists and arts organizations at its annual meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 6 to 9 p.m., in the Gloucester Engineering cafeteria. Free and open to the public. To RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call or visit www.searts.org.