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October 9, 2013

Gloucester Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

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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 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.

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,

Meet and greet with Bill Fonvielle, Ward 5 city councilor candidate, 7 p.m., Magnolia Library.

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.

Saturday, Oct. 19

Gloucester High School Docksiders concert to benefit The Open Door food pantry, 7 p.m., GHS auditorium. Bring food donations for food pantry.

Thursday, Oct. 24

The Open Door Autumn Breakfast, 7:30 to 9 a.m., free, at Cruiseport Gloucester, to kick-off Thanksgiving Basket and Food Drive season. Donations requested. RSVP at autumnbreakfast@eventbrite.com. Donation or information, visit: FOODPANTRY.org.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.

Saturday, Oct. 26

CAYB Girls Basketball Travel League try-outs, O’Maley School gym. Grades 4-6 register at 9 a.m., 9:30 a.m. try-outs; grades 7-8 register at 10:45 a.m., 11:15 a.m. try-outs. Nonrefundable $5 fee per player. Dress appropriately. League runs Nov. 12 through mid-March. $275 per player. Uniforms additional $42. Contact Eric Lamoureux at ericlamoureux@comcast.net or 978-479-3261.

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Friday,

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.