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April 5, 2013

Gloucester Goings On

Bowling fundraiser

AMVETS Post 32 and AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary will sponsor a Run to Home Base Bowling Fundraiser on Saturday, April 6, 6 to 9 p.m., at Cape Ann Lanes, 53 Gloucester Ave. Cost is $20 and includes three strings of bowling, shoe rental and raffle entry. Proceeds benefit the Home Base Program which supports services for local veterans with post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injuries. Visit www.runtohombase.com/2013runtohomebase/NUSVO.

Hunger documentary

Cape Ann Community Cinema, 21 Main St., will host a screening of the acclaimed documentary, “A Place at the Table” on Sunday, April 7, at 5 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8.50 for students/seniors, $7 for cinema members, and are available at the box office during regular business hours or online at www.CapeAnnCinema.com. Proceeds benefit Cape Ann’s food pantry, The Open Door. Visit www.takepart.com/place-at-the-table.

Mother of Grace Club

A fundraiser to benefit the Mother of Grace Club will take place Monday, April 8, 5 to 9 p.m., at Espresso restaurant, 116 East Main St. Dine in or take out and ten percent of meal sales will be donated to the club. A 50/50 raffle will be held. All are welcome.

Free screening

A free screening of the one-hour documentary “On The Edge — Living with Epilepsy” will take place Tuesday, April 9, 7:30 p.m., at the Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main St., Rockport. Tom Berger and Andree Robert of Gloucester will host the screening of the film by Louis Stanislaw to help spread understanding about this condition. A reception will follow. Tickets can be reserved by calling 978-546-7391, ext. 102.

‘Oliver’ at Beeman School

The Beeman Elementary School Chorus will present the family-friendly musical “Oliver,” based on the story by Charles Dickens, on Wednesday and Thursday, April 10 and 11, 7 p.m., at Beeman School, 138 Cherry St. Tickets will be sold at the door the night of the performance. The show features 20 fourth- and fifth-grade Beeman School student actors, and is directed by Beeman music teacher Beth Goldberg and Gloucester Stage Youth Acting Workshop Director and Actress Heidi Dallin.

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