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September 30, 2013

Gloucester Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Monday, Sept. 30

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

Wednesday, Oct. 2

Free Health Fair and Healthcare Career Day, hosted by Gloucester High School Health Center and Addison Gilbert Hospital, 8:30 a.m. to noon, GHS Field House. More than 30 educational and career booths, demonstrations and give-aways.

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

Tai Chi sessions, offered by Council on Aging, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Gentle way to fight stress and reduce anxiety, while increasing flexibility and balance. To register, call 978-281-9765.

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

Fall Festival, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., White-Ellery House, 245 Washington St. Hosted by Cape Ann Museum. Free and open to the public. Demonstrations: decoy carving, needlepoint design, traditional rug making, hand woven design, wool spinning and more. 978-283-0455. www.capeannmuseum.org.

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.

Monday, Oct. 7

West Gloucester meet the candidate night, 6 p.m., West Gloucester Trinitarian Church. Light refreshments served.

Tuesday, Oct. 8

League of Women Voters of Cape Ann, 10 a.m., St. John’s Church, Middle Street. All welcome. 978-546-2191.

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

Tai Chi sessions, offered by Council on Aging, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Gentle way to fight stress and reduce anxiety, while increasing flexibility and balance. To register, call 978-281-9765.

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

Tai Chi sessions, offered by Council on Aging, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Gentle way to fight stress and reduce anxiety, while increasing flexibility and balance. To register, call 978-281-9765.

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

Tai Chi sessions, offered by Council on Aging, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Gentle way to fight stress and reduce anxiety, while increasing flexibility and balance. To register, call 978-281-9765.

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.