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Margaret Fuller forum
On Wednesday, Oct. 23, Gloucester UU minister Rev. Jenny Rankin kicks-off a three part series of learning ‘salons’ focusing on the brief but shining life of Margaret Fuller. A 19th century woman with a 21st. century mind, the trailblazing Fuller was the first female foreign correspondent. A literary critic, writer, champion of women’s education and frontline feminist, she was a Transcendentalist and confidant of Emerson, serving as editor on his influential publication, ‘The Dial.’ The series is free, and continues Wednesdays, Oct. 30, and Nov. 6, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the UU Church, Middle St. For more information, call 978-283-3410. To register, email Karen Rembert, church administrator, at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Gloucester Democratic City Committee meets Thursday, Oct. 10, 7 p.m. for 7:30 p.m., at the Gloucester House Restaurant, Rogers Street. Democrats who are running for municipal office will introduce themselves, and answer questions. All Democrats and friends are welcome, free. Meeting follows social mix ‘n mingle with courtesy refreshments and cash bar. For more information, call 978-281-3566 or visit www.gloucesterdemocrats.org.
Community Enterprises Inc., 150 Eastern Ave., will host an open house to recruit potential caregivers Wednesday, Oct. 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Call 978-879-6589.