Saturday, Oct. 13
Madonna del Rosario Society’s Mass for living and deceased members, 4 p.m., St. Ann Church, Holy Family Parish. Members should wear their medals. Members’ meeting starts at 1 p.m., church lower level, followed by Bingo.
Bean supper, hosted by Guild of Our Lady of Good Voyage Church, 4:45 to 7 p.m., parish hall. Baked beans, linguica, hot dogs, rolls, cole slaw, homemade pies and beverages. Music by The Honky Tonk Women of Gloucester. $8 for adult, $5 for children under 10.
Annual Olson lecture with poet Anne Waldman, 3 p.m., Cape Ann Museum. at the Cape Ann Museum. Draws on seminal dream from Robert Duncan’s “The H.D. Book.” References Arab Spring, Occupy Movement, cultural activism, cellular memory, drone technology.
Cape Ann Animal Aid’s Rockport Dog Parade, 11 a.m. Registration at CAAA booth, Harvey Park. $10 fee. Kicks off at noon. Benefits CAAA. Participants receive ribbons, doggy goodie bags. Winner gets prizes. www.CapeAnnAnimalAid.com.
Sunday, Oct. 14
“Ravenswood Through the Centuries” walk, sponsored by Trustees of Reservations, 1 to 3 p.m., Ravenswood Park. View the cultural evidence of cellar holes, stone walls and carriage paths. $5 for nonmembers, free for members. To preregister, call 978-281-8400 or email@example.com.
Tuesday, Oct. 16
Gloucester Little League annual meeting, 7 p.m., Boudreau Field. Public welcome. Call Bill Melvin at 978-290-1607.
Wednesday, Oct. 17
Gloucester High School college planning night for seniors and their parents/guardians, 7 p.m., GHS second floor lecture hall. Guidance staff discusses college selection and admission process. All seniors and parents requested to attend.
“Poets Around Town,” presented by Poet Laureate Rufus Collinson, 7:30 p.m., Gloucester Writers Center, 126 East Main St. Free admission. All welcome. Park across street. www.gloucesterwriters.org.
Thursday, Oct. 18
Free flu shots, 3 to 6 p.m., BankGloucester, Main Street.
Sunday, Oct. 21
“Tolkien Literary Walk in the Woods, 1 to 3 p.m.,” Ravenswood Park. Sponsored by Trustees of Reservations. Guide reads aloud from Tolkien’s trilogy. $5 for nonmembers, free for members. Preregistration required; call 978-281-8400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.