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March 16, 2013

Rockport Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Saturday, March 16

Family Fun Day, Sandy Bay Preschool celebrates 40 years, 10 a.m. to noon, Rockport Community House, 58 Broadway. Games, crafts, face-painting, Wayne from Maine concert from noon to 1 p.m., prizes and more. $5 per person, $20 per family. Proceeds support preschool. 978-546-6366. www.sandybaypreschool.org.

Friends of the Rockport Library spring book sale, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 17 School St. Baked goods, hardbacks, paperbacks, children’s books, tapes, videos and DVDs. Proceeds support library programs. www.rockportlibrary.org. 978-546-6934.

Sunday, March 17

Friends of the Rockport Library spring book sale, 1 to 5 p.m., 17 School St. Baked goods, hardbacks, paperbacks, children’s books, tapes, videos and DVDs. Proceeds support library programs. www.rockportlibrary.org. 978-546-6934.

Tuesday, March 19

Preschool story hour, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Rockport Public Library.

Wednesday, March 20

Specialized telephone equipment presentation, 10 a.m., Rockport Senior Center. RSVP to Diane at 978-546-2573.

Rockport Millbrook Meadow Committee public visioning workshop, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Brenner Friends Room, Rockport Public Library.

Thursday, March 21

Antique Appraisal, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Rockport Senior Center. Free verbal appraisal on one item. RSVP to Diane at 978-546-2573.

T-ball registration, for children in kindergarten through grade two, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Rockport Elementary School cafeteria. Sponsored by Rockport Recreation Department. Contact Caitlin at 978-546-1309 or caitlin@rockportrecreation.com.

Saturday, March 23

Rockport Democratic Town Committee meeting, 10:30 a.m., Brenner Room, Rockport Public Library. All voters registered as Democrats in Rockport welcome. Free. Call Suellen Wedmore at 978-546-3754.

Reading and dance performance of “Gwendolyn, the Graceful Pig,” 2 p.m., Rockport Public Library. Public welcome.

Sunday, March 24

Cape Ann Symphony’s “Late Romantic Masters Concert,” 2 p.m., Manchester Essex High School auditorium, 36 Lincoln St., Manchester. $35 for adults, $30 for seniors, $20 for young adults, free for children 18 and under. Handicapped-accessible. 978-281-0543. www.capeannsymphony.org.

Monday, march 25

Council on Aging bingo, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. 978-546-2573.

Tuesday, March 26

Preschool story hour, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Rockport Public Library.

THURSDAY, MARCH 28

Pigeon Cove Circle pot-luck supper, 6 p.m. Guest speaker: Carol Pallazolla from PACE at 7 p.m. All welcome. Bring something for table.

Friday, March 29

Traveling Chef scoops up ice cream sundaes, 11:30 a.m., Rockport Senior Center. Cherries. $3, call Freda 978-546-5027.

Monday, April 1

Council on Aging bingo, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. 978-546-2573.

Tuesday, April 2

Preschool story hour, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Rockport Public Library.

Thursday, April 4

“Power of the Purse” event, sponsored by Women’s Fund of Essex County, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Brookwood School, Manchester. Hors d’oeuvres and wine, and raffle featuring chances to win distinctive purses and bags donated by renowned designers and retailers. All proceeds fund special projects and annual grant awards made by The Women’s Fund throughout Essex County. $35 in advance, $40 at door. www.thewomensfundec.org.

Friday, April 5

Sorellanza “Journey with Friends” concert, 7:30 p.m., North Shore UU Church, 323 Locust St., Danvers. $20, $15 for students/seniors.

Saturday, April 6

Old Sloop Coffeehouse performance by Bob Franke, 7:30 p.m., at First Congregational Church, 12 School St. John Schindler opens. Advance tickets are $10; visit www.oldsloopcoffeehouse.org, Gloucester Music or Toad Hall Bookstore in Rockport. Tickets at door are $12 for adults, $7 for those 65 and older, $5 for those younger than 18, $24 per family.

Sunday, April 7

Sorellanza “Journey with Friends” concert, 4 p.m., First Congregational Church, 12 School St., Rockport. $12, $6 students/seniors. Call Anne Stevens at 978-281-6417.

Tuesday, April 9

Preschool story hour, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Rockport Public Library.

Saturday, April 13

“Genealogy Research: Finding and Documenting Your Ancestors,” presented by Barbara J. Beake and Peg Plummer of Essex Society of Genealogists, 11 a.m., Essex Senior Center, 17 Pickering St., Essex. Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, April 16

Preschool story hour, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Rockport Public Library.

Tuesday, April 23

Preschool story hour, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Rockport Public Library.

Sunday, April 28

Sorellanza “Journey with Friends” concert, 4 p.m., St. John’s Episcopal Church, 48 Middle St., Gloucester. $12, $6 for students/seniors. Call Anne Stevens at 978-281-6417.

Tuesday, April 30

Preschool story hour, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Rockport Public Library.