Thursday, April 11
Diabetes screening at senior center, 1 to 3 p.m. Pre-registration required; call Diane at 978-546-2573; sponsored by Addison Gilbert Hospital.
Traveling Chef at Senior Center, 11:30 a.m. Roast Beef, baked potato, buttered green beans, gravy, parker house rolls, pound cake with blueberry sauce. $3; for reservations, call Freda 978-546-5027
Friday, April 12
Zumba Gold new exercise classes start, 11 a.m., Rockport Senior Center; 6 weeks/$24 or walk in rate of $5 per class. Classes run for 6 weeks; call Diane at 978-546-2573
Saturday, April 13
Bottle and can drive, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Transfer Station. Benefits RHS Quiz Show Team’s trip to 2013 High School National Championship Tournament in Atlanta, Georgia, on Saturday, May 25.
Cart wash, 9 a.m. to noon, DPW yard, Upper Main Street. Benefits Rockport High School DECA; no fee but donations accepted.
“Genealogy Research: Finding and Documenting Your Ancestors,” 11 a.m., Essex Senior Center, 17 Pickering St., Essex. Presented by Barbara J. Beake and Peg Plummer of Essex Society of Genealogists; free to the public.
Financial planning seminar, noon, First Congregational Church, Fellowship Hall, 12 School St. 978-546-3221.
Sunday, April 14
Book reading by three local authors, 4 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Society of Rockport, 4 Cleaves St. Rev. Susan Moran, Joe Rukeyser and Jonathan Strong share brief selections from their works.
Tuesday, April 16
Preschool story hour, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Rockport Public Library.
Awakening Arts with Carla Mattoli, 1 to 3 p.m., first class of 8 week course at Rockport Senior Center. Nature observation, drawing chalk pastels, and watercolor. 8 classes/$40.00
Wednesday, April 17
Computerized presentation of Alaska in April, 1 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. Presented by Jim Wallius. Refreshments provided. To RSVP, call 978-546-2573.
Saturday, April 20
Old Garden Beach Association’s Earth Day cleanup at Old Garden Beach, 8 to 11 a.m., Old Garden Beach. Volunteers needed to help with planting and general landscaping. Friends, neighbors, members and nonmembers welcome. Bring gloves, rakes, clippers, etc. Trash bags supplied.