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Fish, fisheries seminars
The Large Pelagics Research Center will present the 2013 Fish and Fisheries Public Seminar Series. Lectures are free and open to the public, and meet Thursdays, 7 p.m., at Maritime Gloucester, 23 Harbor Loop. Space is limited; email LPRCtunalab@gmail.com or call 978-283-0368. Schedule is: April 4 — Dr. Molly Lutcavage, “Wicked Good” Tuna Research Sheds New Light on Population Biology of Atlantic Bluefin; April 11 — Dr. Vincent Saba, Leatherbacks and Climate Change: Projected Response of an Endangered Marine Turtle Population; April 18 — Dr. John Hoey, Cooperative Research: Capturing Fishermen’s Local Ecological Knowledge; and April 25 — Dr. Gareth Lawson, Plankton in the Gulf of Maine: Just How Important are Krill to New England Fisheries?
The Gloucester Stroke Club will meet Thursday, April 4, 7 p.m., at Addison Gilbert Hospital. Use the Washington Street entrance. Guest speaker is registered pharmacist Mauren Hobin. Bring a list of medications, both prescription and over-the-counter. All are welcome. Call 978-283-2633 or 978-283-3968.
Sorellanza, Cape Ann’s women’s a cappella chorus directed by Patti Pike, will present its “Journey with Friends” concert on the following dates:
Friday, April 5, 7:30 p.m., North Shore UU Church, 323 Locust St., Danvers. $20, $15 for students/seniors.