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October 11, 2013

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Friday, Oct. 11

Tai Chi sessions, offered by Council on Aging, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Gentle way to fight stress and reduce anxiety, while increasing flexibility and balance. To register, call 978-281-9765.

Holy Family Parish bingo, 6:30 p.m., Monsignor Sullivan Hall, St. Ann Church, Gloucester. Anyone 18 and older invited. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Proceeds support school and parish programs. 978-281-4820.

sunday, oct. 13

Nationally known UU minister Rev. Victor Carpenter delivers guest sermon, at Gloucester UU Sunday Worship service. Reverend Carpenter’s varied ministry includes peace and justice organizing in Boston, San Francisco, Philadelphia, and Capetown South Africa.

Monday, Oct. 14

Sawyer Free Library closed for Columbus Day.

Tuesday, Oct. 15

‘Great ‘Green’ Candidate Debate,’ 7:15 p.m., Gloucester UU Church. Mayor Carolyn Kirk faces-off with Mac Bell on environment issues. Moderator Jack Clarke gets the answers that define their platforms. $20 donation supports the UU’s own green initiative; or any donation of a dollar or more at the door. Complimentary ‘green’ desserts buffet follows. Reservation, at: maritimegloucester.org,

Meet and greet with Bill Fonvielle, Ward 5 city councilor candidate, 7 p.m., Magnolia Library.

Friday, Oct. 18

Tai Chi sessions, offered by Council on Aging, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Gentle way to fight stress and reduce anxiety, while increasing flexibility and balance. To register, call 978-281-9765.

Holy Family Parish bingo, 6:30 p.m., Monsignor Sullivan Hall, St. Ann Church, Gloucester. Anyone 18 and older invited. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Proceeds support school and parish programs. 978-281-4820.

Saturday, Oct. 19

Gloucester High School Docksiders concert to benefit The Open Door food pantry, 7 p.m., GHS auditorium. Bring food donations for food pantry.

Thursday, Oct. 24

The Open Door Autumn Breakfast, 7:30 to 9 a.m., free, at Cruiseport Gloucester, to kick-off Thanksgiving Basket and Food Drive season. Donations requested. RSVP at autumnbreakfast@eventbrite.com. Donation or information, visit: FOODPANTRY.org.

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