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April 8, 2013

Rockport Calendar

Monday, April 8

Rockport Middle School seventh-grade class fundraiser, 4:30 to 9:30 p.m., Jalapeno’s Mexican restaurant, Main Street, Gloucester. Proceeds support seventh-grade field trips this spring.

Music performance, presented by Rockport Middle/High School band, 7 p.m., John Lane Auditorium.

Rockport Recreation’s Pilates Yoga class, 6:30-7:15 p.m. Rockport Community House, 58 Broadway; emphasis on strength training. $5/drop in fee. Contact Caitlin Chandler 978-546-1309

Tuesday, April 9

Preschool story hour, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Rockport Public Library.

Memory Loss: What’s Normal, What’s Not, 1 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. RSVP 978-546-2573. This program is sponsored by Spectrum Adult Day Care and Addison Gilbert Hospital.

Empty Bowl painting workshop, 3 to 5 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. All are welcome, but need you to call for head count and art supplies; call 978-546-2573.

Free documentary screening, “On The Edge — Living with Epilepsy,” 7:30 p.m., Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main St. Reception follows. To reserved tickets, call 978-546-7391, ext. 102.

Wednesday, April 10

Gloucester’s Cape Ann Museum hosts focus group discussion, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Rockport Senior Center. at the Rockport Senior Center, to bring people together through art, the power of landscapes to evoke story and imagination; followed up by trip to the museum. RSVP to Diane 978-546-2573

Music performance, presented by Rockport High School orchestra, chorus, chamber music and madrigal choir, 7 p.m., Shalin Liu Performance Center.

Thursday, April 11

Diabetes screening at senior center, 1 to 3 p.m. Pre-registration required; call Diane at 978-546-2573; sponsored by Addison Gilbert Hospital.

Traveling Chef at Senior Center, 11:30 a.m. Roast Beef, baked potato, buttered green beans, gravy, parker house rolls, pound cake with blueberry sauce. $3; for reservations, call Freda 978-546-5027

Friday, April 12

Zumba Gold new exercise classes start, 11 a.m., Rockport Senior Center; 6 weeks/$24 or walk in rate of $5 per class. Classes run for 6 weeks; call Diane at 978-546-2573

Saturday, April 13

“Genealogy Research: Finding and Documenting Your Ancestors,” presented by Barbara J. Beake and Peg Plummer of Essex Society of Genealogists, 11 a.m., Essex Senior Center, 17 Pickering St., Essex. Free and open to the public.

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