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‘Romantic Masters’ concert
The Cape Ann Symphony’s “Late Romantic Masters Concert” will take place Sunday, March 24, 2 p.m., in the Manchester Essex High School auditorium, 36 Lincoln St., Manchester. Pianist David Deveau joins the symphony for Rachmaninoff’s “Piano Concerto No. 2.” Program also features the orchestra performing Sibelius’ “Symphony No. 2.” Tickets are $35 for adults, $30 for seniors, $20 for young adults, free for children 18 and under. Auditorium is handicapped-accessible. Call 978-281-0543 or visit www.capeannsymphony.org.
The Girl Scouts of Cape Ann will celebrate “Thinking Day,” a day to think and learn about Scouts and countries all over the world, on Thursday, March 7, 3:30 to 5 p.m., in the Kyrouz Auditorium, City Hall. Participants will receive a “passport” to use to visit and collect information about 10 countries displayed by troops. Learn about countries and Scouts, participate in crafts and taste treats from those countries. Free and open to the public. The program is supported in party by a grant from the Gloucester Cultural Council, a local agency which is funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
League of Women Voters
The League of Women Voters of Cape Ann will meet Tuesday, March 12, 10 a.m., at St. John’s Church, Middle Street. All are welcome. The league is a nonpartisan political organization of women and men that encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, especially at the grassroots level. Visit www.lwvcapeann.org or call Judith Bly at 978-546-2191.