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January 7, 2013

Gloucester Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

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Sawyer Free Library open, 10 a.m.

Ole Salty Jazz Band performs, Rose Baker Senior Center. Live music of the ‘50s and ‘60s. All invited. 978-281-9765.

Tuesday, Jan. 8

League of Women Voters of Cape Ann, 10 a.m., St. John’s Church, Middle Street. www.lwvcacapeann.org. Call Judy at 978-546-2191.

Wednesday, Jan. 9

“Poets Around Town,” 7:30 p.m., Gloucester Writers Center, 126 East Main St. Gloucester Poet Laureate Rufus Collinson hosts local writers K. Peddlar Bridges, James Cook, Dorothy Nelson and Jim Shoel. www.gloucesterwriters.org. Call Annie Thomas at 978-283-7738.

Thursday, Jan. 10

Council on Aging Triad Counsel meets, 10 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. New members welcome. 978-281-9765.

Gloucester Democratic City Committee, 7 p.m., Gloucester House restaurant, Seven Seas Wharf. Committee members and friends discuss building past successes into future challenges. Guest speaker TBA. Free refreshments, cash bar. 978-281-5673. www.gloucesterdemocrats.org.

“The Writer’s Block with John Ronan,” 8 p.m., CATV’s Channel 12. Rufus Collinson, Gloucester’s reigning Poet Laureate, shares her joy and approach in teaching poetry. Program airs again next week.

Friday, Jan. 11

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, Jan. 12

“Global War on Terror,” Veterans Coalition event, 10 a.m., Office of Veterans Services, 12 Emerson Ave. 978-281-9740. www.facebook.com/gloucester.veterans.

Monday, Jan. 14

Ole Salty Jazz Band performs, Rose Baker Senior Center. Live music of the ‘50s and ‘60s. All invited. 978-281-9765.

Tuesday, Jan. 15

Workforce Training Fund Program information session, 7:30 to 8 p.m., Sawyer Free Library. Networking and refreshments followed by a presentation from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Five programs are available: Contact Paul Ventresca at 781-691-7412 or pventresca@detma.org.

Cape Ann Skeptics meet, 6 p.m., La Trattoria, 64 Main St. Dr. Rich Sagall presents “Are You Really Sick? Overdiagnosis, Misdiagnosis, and the Natural Course of Disease.” www.capeannskeptics.com.

Wednesday, Jan. 16

Botanical illustration class, 10 a.m. to noon, Rose Baker Senior Center, led by Rosalind Loeb Wanke, a New York Botanical Gardens certified botanical illustrator. Register in the Art Room by Monday, Jan. 9.

Free diabetes and blood pressure screenings, 10 a.m. to noon, Rose Baker Senior Center. Call 978-281-9765 for appointment; walk-ins also welcome.

Class of 1968 reunion committee meeting, 6:30 p.m. Contact Janet Lemnah at 978-283-5390 or lemnahj05@gmail.com for location. 1968 graduates of St. Ann High School welcome.

Cape Ann Symphony Orchestra Inc. annual meeting, 6:30 p.m., Gloucester House restaurant, Rogers Street. Hear reports from officers and Music Director Yoichi Udagawa, and elect 2013 directors and officers. All welcome. Cocktail hour and light buffet precede meeting; call David Benjamin at 978-281-0543 for reservations.

Book talk, 7:30 p.m., Gloucester Writers Center, 126 East Main St. Local author and archivist Sarah V. Dunlap reads from her father’s book, “Life on the Abbagadasset: Memories of Boyhood on Bowdoinham Farm,” by Albert A. Dunlap. www.gloucesterwriters.com.

Friday, Jan. 18

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.

Friday, Jan. 25

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, Jan. 27

Maritime Gloucester fundraiser screening of “Chasing Ice,” a documentary of one man’s mission using time-lapse cameras to capture ancient ice mountains disappearing at a breathtaking rate, 6 p.m., Cape Ann Community Cinema. $9.75, $8.25 for students/seniors, $6.75 for members. Call Tom Balf at 978-281-0470.

Friday, Feb. 1

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.

Thursday, Feb. 14

SeniorCare’s 39th Meals on Wheels Valentine breakfast fundraiser, 7 to 9:30 a.m., Gloucester House restaurant. $10, $8 for seniors. Tickets at door or call 978-281-1750.

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Friday,

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.