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December 3, 2012

Gloucester Calendar

Tuesday, Dec. 4

Free foreclosure prevention seminar, 6 p.m., Gloucester Housing Authority, 259 Washington St. For all Cape Ann homeowners struggling with mortgages. Legal services presentation: The Making Home Affordable federal modification program. Help from counselors, learn about Attorney General’s new program and SUN/Boston Community Capital. Call Kathy Erkkila at 978-281-4770, ext. 110.

Cape Ann TV’s annual Santa party, 3 to 7 p.m., 38 Blackburn Center. Children invited to meet Santa Claus. Meetings with Santa will be videotaped and shown on CATV’s Channel 12 on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Free and open to the public. CATV is a Project Uplift children’s toy and teen present collection site. 978-281-2443. www.capeanntv.wordpress.com.

Thursday, Dec. 6

Stuff a Bus fundraiser, noon to 4 p.m., Walgreen’s plaza. Bring a new toy to the Gloucester school bus parked at the plaza and help make the holidays joyful for a child in need. All proceeds distributed through the YMCA to families in need. Sponsored by Gloucester Public Schools’ Transportation Department.

Council on Aging Christmas fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Fresh baked goods, jewelry, books, music, movies, decorations, kitchenware and more.

Stroke Club’s annual Christmas pot-luck supper and gift exchange, 4 p.m., Logan Room, Addison Gilbert Hospital. Use front door entrance. Bring favorite dish, dessert or beverage, and $5 wrapped gift. Family, friends and new members welcome. Call Cynthia at 978-283-2633 or Virginia at 978-283-3968.

Annual Ladies Night, stores open late for festive holiday shopping. For every item purchased get a free entry to win the $1,500 shopping spree. Refreshments and special offers.

Meet the cartoonist, 6 p.m., Weathervane, Main Street. Gloucester born cartoonist Mark Parisi, creator of award-winning “Off the Mark,” signs 2013 cartoon calendar. www.offthemark.com.

Friday, Dec. 7

Council on Aging Christmas fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Fresh baked goods, jewelry, books, music, movies, decorations, kitchenware and more.

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