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February 7, 2013

Gloucester Goings On

Events listed here are open to the public and sponsored by nonprofit groups unless otherwise noted. Press releases may be sent to Goings on, Gloucester Daily Times, 36 Whittemore St., Gloucester, MA 01930, sent via email to gdt@gloucestertimes.com or faxed to 978-282-4397. Please include a contact person’s name and telephone number and send at least two weeks prior to the event. The Times will do its best to run the announcement at least once prior to the event. Due to the volume of goings on listings received by the paper, listings are alternated once they run and the same listings are not printed every day.

Gimme Mardi Gras

Grammy winner Charlie Neville joins Henri Smith and his 8 piece band for a Mardi Gras concert at the historic Larcom Theatre in Beverly on Friday, Feb. 8, at 7:30 p.m. Fifty percent of profits benefit the 4th annual Y Teens Rebuild New Orleans trip in April. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. VIP Packages are $95 in advance (premium reserved seating, meet & greet, exclusive pre-show party, Henry Smith/Charles Neville keepsake laminate & contemporary buffet). Tickets are also available online at: http://gimmelive.tv, or call 978-525-9003.

Joe’s Dream

After 18 years of restoration, the schooner Adventure led the parade of Sails —by motor— at the 2012 Schooner. For 2013, plans are underway for the Adventure to lead by sail. But first it must pass certification from the Coast Guard, and that can’t happen without funding one final stage of restoration to meet the requirements, including a fully restored Captains Cabin, which will be named in honor of Gloucester’s beloved Joseph Garland, whose dream was to see this “Grand Old Lady” once again under sail. Please consider contributing to this final stage and help fulfill Joe’s dream: For more information, visit: www.schooner-adventure.org, call 978-281-8079, or email: info@schooner-adventure.org.

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