Tuesday, Jan. 15
Free community flu clinic, for those six months of age and older, 9 to 11 a.m., Addison Gilbert Hospital cafe. (Use Fisher Lobby entrance.) Sponsored by Gloucester Health Department. No fee or preregistration required. Wear short-sleeved shirt. All welcome.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.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.
Saturday, Jan. 19
Poetry reading, 3 p.m., Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant St. Reading and book signing by poets Joseph Featherstone and Geoffrey Movius, authors of “Brace’s Cove” and “Transit.” Free and open to the public. 978-283-0455. www.capeannmuseum.org.