Wednesday, Oct. 9
Open house to recruit potential caregivers, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Community Enterprises Inc., 150 Eastern Ave. Light refreshments. 978-879-6589.
Free community meal, 6 p.m., West Gloucester Trinitarian Congregational Church, 488 Essex Ave. Open to all.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com or call Nicole Bogin at 978-290-2717.
Gloucester Democratic City Committee meeting, 7 for 7:30 p.m., Gloucester House Restaurant. Meet Democrats running for municipal office.themselves. Meeting follows social with courtesy refreshments, cash bar. All welcome. Call 978-281-3566 or visit: www.gloucesterdemocrats.org.
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.
sunday, oct. 13
Nationally known UU minister Rev. Victor Carpenter delivers guest sermon, at Gloucester UU Sunday Worship service. Reverend Carpenter’s varied ministry includes peace and justice organizing in Boston, San Francisco, Philadelphia, and Capetown South Africa.
Monday, Oct. 14
Sawyer Free Library closed for Columbus Day.
Tuesday, Oct. 15
‘Great ‘Green’ Candidate Debate,’ 7:15 p.m., Gloucester UU Church. Mayor Carolyn Kirk faces-off with Mac Bell on environment issues. Moderator Jack Clarke gets the answers that define their platforms. $20 donation supports the UU’s own green initiative; or any donation of a dollar or more at the door. Complimentary ‘green’ desserts buffet follows. Reservation, at: maritimegloucester.org,