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SeniorCare’s 39th Meals on Wheels Valentine breakfast fundraiser will take place Thursday, Feb. 14, 7 to 9:30 a.m., at the Gloucester House restaurant. Tickets are $10, $8 for seniors, and may be purchased at the door or by calling 978-281-1750.
‘Look Good, Feel Better’
The American Cancer Society’s “Look Good, Feel Better” free program will be held Wednesday, Feb. 20, 10 a.m. to noon, at Addison Gilbert Hospital, 298 Washington St. To register, call 978-283-4000 x585.
Author book reading
Sicilian American writer and educator Olivia Kate Cerrone will read from her unfinished book, “The Hunger Saint,” a novel set in contemporary Sicily which involves the plight of the carusi, the child-aged sulfur miners of Sicily, and the brutal mistreatment they faced as laborers, on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 7:30 p.m., at the Gloucester Writers Center, 126 East Main St. Visit www.gloucesterwriters.org.
Play with Clay
Cape Ann Sea Creatures is a February school vacation clay class for children and/or adults with Rockport potter Susan Hershey. It’s a three-part series on Monday, Feb. 18, Wednesday, Feb. 20, and Friday, Feb. 22, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Opportunity Center at Pond View Village in Gloucester. Limited to 24 students. To reserve a spot, contact Stacy Randell at 978-281-8181, ext. 141 or email@example.com. A $5 donation is requested, but not required. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Gloucester Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.