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September 27, 2013

Gloucester Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Friday, Sept. 27

Free class, “Heartsaver First Aid,” 10 a.m., Sawyer Free Library. Presented by Children’s Library and Beauport Ambulance. For parents, grandparents and caregivers. With video-based instructor. Registration required; 978-281-9763, ext. 18.

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.

Cape Ann Symphony open rehearsal, 7:30 p.m., Manchester Essex High School auditorium, 36 Lincoln St., Manchester. Public invited. $10 for adults, free for children 12 and under. Handicapped-accessible. For tickets, call 978-281-0543 or visit www.capeannsymphony.org.

“Crazy Moon,” an original 10-song musical starring Gordon Baird and featuring Kathleen Brown and musician John Hyde, 8 p.m., Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson St. $10, $5 for children. Tickets at door. Run time: Approximately 75 minutes. 978-283-0390. Email gordon@rampartsfarm.com.

Saturday, Sept. 28

Gloucester Marine Railways open house on the Adventure, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dory and gillnet fishing display, water safety and knot tying with the Coast Guard Auxiliary. Children’s activities include Skippy Story Time at 1 p.m.

Schooner Adventure’s Waterfront guided walking tour, 10 a.m. Starts at Fisherman’s Statue; ends on Harbor Loop. $5 per person. Wear walking shoes.

Kickathon event to benefit Muscular Dystrophy Association, 10 a.m. to noon, Gloucester Uechi Karate Academy, 2a Pond Road. Public welcome. Baked goods, raffle, hot dogs and popcorn for sale. 978-282-0629. www.gmuka.com. Email dojo@gmuka.com.

Children’s crafts, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Sawyer Free Library. Face-painting, tattoos, crafts and games. All welcome. 978-281-9763, ext. 18.

Cape Ann Symphony launches 62nd concert season, 8 p.m., Manchester Essex High School auditorium, 36 Lincoln St., Manchester. Features guest artist Owen Young from Boston Symphony Orchestra. $35 for adults, $30 for seniors, $20 for young adults, free for children 18 and under. Handicapped-accessible. 978-281-0543. www.capeannsymphony.org.

“Crazy Moon,” an original 10-song musical starring Gordon Baird and featuring Kathleen Brown and musician John Hyde, 8 p.m., Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson St. $10, $5 for children. Tickets at door. Run time: Approximately 75 minutes. 978-283-0390. Email gordon@rampartsfarm.com.

Sunday, Sept. 29

Film benefit for Ocean Alliance, 6:30 p.m., Cape Ann Community Cinema. Screening of “Blackfish,” story of Sea World’s killer whale raising questions about animal captivity. Iain Kerr of Ocean Alliance answers questions.

Meditation & Music secular program, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, corner of Middle and Church streets. Open to the public. Free-will offering taken.

“Crazy Moon,” an original 10-song musical starring Gordon Baird and featuring Kathleen Brown and musician John Hyde, 5 p.m., Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson St. $10, $5 for children. Tickets at door. Run time: Approximately 75 minutes. 978-283-0390. Email gordon@rampartsfarm.com.

Monday, Sept. 30

Seafood Retirees, 12:45 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center.

Wednesday, Oct. 2

Sawyer Free Library’s annual gala live auction, 7 p.m., main lobby. Preview at 6 p.m. Music and food. Proceeds support local artists and library.

Thursday, Oct. 3

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.

Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce’s 33rd annual $25,000 game drawing, 5 to 7 p.m., Gloucester House restaurant, 63 Rogers St. Tickets are $100; available at 33 Commercial St. Only 500 tickets sold. www.capeannchamber.com. 978-283-1601.

Gloucester Stroke Club, 7 to 8 p.m., Logan Room, Addison Gilbert Hospital, 198 Washington St. Lucy Sheehan, directer of Gloucester Council on Aging at Rose Baker Senior Center leads program. Survivors and caretakers welcome. Refreshments served. No preregistration. 978-283-2633. 978-283-3968.

Cape Ann YMCA’s Taste of Cape Ann, 6 p.m., Cruiseport Gloucester. 25 local restaurants and vendors celebrate food and fundraising for the YMCA. $25 per person. www.northshoreymca.org/give-back/special-events/taste-of-cape-ann.

Friday, Oct. 4

Kick’n cancer benefit soccer game, 6 p.m., New Balance Track and Field at Newell Stadium. Presented by Gloucester High School’s boys soccer team. T-shirts for sale. Donations at door.

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. 5

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.

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

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.

Tuesday, Oct. 8

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.

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

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.

Friday, Oct. 18

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.

Friday, Oct. 25

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.