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Women’s Softball League
The Cape Ann Women’s Softball League is looking for players, 18 and older, to play Wednesday and Friday night games. Contact Jeanne at 978-998-2015 or email@example.com.
Easter egg hunt
The third annual Easter Egg Hunt and Easter Bunny Photo Shoot will take place Saturday, March 23, 9 to 11 a.m., at Stage Fort Park.
Symphony open rehearsal
The Cape Ann Symphony will hold an open rehearsal for the “Late Romantic Masters” concert, featuring pianist David Deveau, on Saturday, March 23, 7:30 p.m., in the Manchester Essex High School auditorium, 36 Lincoln St., Manchester. Conductor Udagawa and Deveau will answer questions. Admission is $10 for adults, free for children under 18. The concert will take place Sunday, March 24, 2 p.m., at the MERHS auditorium. Tickets are $35 for adults, $30 for seniors, $20 for young adults, free for children 18 and under. Call 978-281-0543 or visit www.capeannsymphony.org.
Johnny Orlando was a teacher, mentor and friend to countless students during his many years as a carpentry teacher at Gloucester High School’s vocational school. A native of Gloucester, Orlando was a fixture around town, especially on the Boulevard where no one passed by without a greeting or kind word. A $500 scholarship in Orlando’s name will be awarded to a graduating senior accepted at a college of higher education or an accredited technical school. Tax-deductible donations in his memory may be sent to: John W. Orlando Scholarship Fund, C/O Gloucester Scholarship Foundation, Cape Ann Savings Bank, 109 Main St., Gloucester, MA 01930.