Thursday, Nov. 15
Holiday Cooking Club, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sawyer Free Library, Cook up the holidays! Ages 6 and up. Please register!
“Go to the Top” Toddler Time, 10 — 10:45 a.m., Friend Room, Sawyer Free Childrens Library. Playtime, bubbles, stories, songs, simple crafts for toddlers, ages 1-3. Please join us! No registration required.
Turkey penny sale, sponsored by GFC Auxiliary, 7 p.m., Gloucester Fraternity Club, 27 Webster St. Doors open at 6 p.m. Turkey, sweet bread, groceries, baked goods and more. Tickets, $.25 each. Call Annette at 508-320-3788.
Class of 2015 fundraising night, Jalapeno’s, 86 Main St. Join us for a fun evening full of laughter and good food. Contact info: Laura Johnsonemail@example.com
“Let Nothing Slip By,” an evening of poetry, reflection and dialogue, 7:30 p.m., Cultural Center at Rocky Neck, 6 Wonson St., East Gloucester. Presented by Gloucester Writers Center. Readings by Martha Collins, Afaa M. Weaver and Sam Cornish. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Author Eric Dolan reads from latest book, “When America First Met China: An Exotic History of Tea, Drugs, and Money in the Age of Sail,” 7 p.m., The Bookstore. Dolan is also the author of “Leviathan” and “Fur, Fortune and Empire.”
Friday, Nov. 16
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, Nov. 17
The Open Door Thanksgiving Food Drive with North Shore 104.9, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Shaw’s on Eastern Avenue, Stop & Shop on Thatcher Road, and Market Basket, Gloucester Crossing. Volunteers will receive your donation. Most needed: Tuna, peanut butter, cereal and juice. Visit www.foodpantry.org.
Suicide survivors simultaneous healing network, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., share in simultaneous conferences at BankGloucester, 160 Main St. Join in this journey to understand this loss of over 38,000 lives annually. $10 suggested donation. Contact Anita Pandolfe Ruchman NP, Survivor/ Holistic Nurse-Psychotherapist, at: email@example.com, or call 978-546-6599