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January 7, 2013

Rockport Goings On

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‘Grease’

The Rockport Middle School will perform the musical “Grease” on Jan. 24-26, 7 p.m., and Jan. 27, 2 p.m., at the school’s John E. Lane Performing Arts Center. There are two casts who will perform on two nights each; the first cast will be Thursday and Saturday, and the second cast will be Friday and Sunday. Admission is $10, $8 for students/seniors.

FRA meeting

The Friends of Rockport Athletics will meet Monday, Jan. 7, 6:30 p.m., in the Rockport High School library. All are welcome. Call 978-270-7463.

Preschool story hours

The Rockport Public Library will offer story times for children ages 3-5 on Tuesdays, 10 to 10:45 a.m., in the Brenner Friends Room, Jan. 8-April 30. Wendy Pierson will be the storyteller. Doors open at 9:45 a.m. for children and their parents. The program includes storytelling and a short film. Call 978-546-6934.

Democratic Town Committee

The Rockport Democratic Town Committee will meet Saturday, Jan. 12, 10:30 a.m., in the Brenner Room, Rockport Public Library. Agenda includes a discussion of the committee’s future direction, establishment of subcommittees, planning for the caucus of February or March, and other items of concern. All Rockport residents registered as Democrats are invited. Call Suellen at 978-546-3754.

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