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October 25, 2013

Gloucester Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

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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.

Poetry salon, 7:30 p.m., Gloucester Writers Center, 126 East Main St. Poets Ken Chen and Janaka Stucky read from their works. www.gloucesterwriters.org.

Saturday, Oct. 26

Ham & Bean supper with all the trimmings with music by the Docksiders, 5 p.m., music at 6:30 p.m., sponsored by Holy Family Women’s Guild. Tickets at parish office, or call Arlene at 978-281-2061, Janet at 978-526-1543; adulys, $15: children, $10, family cap, $40.

CAYB Girls Basketball Travel League try-outs, O’Maley School gym. Grades 4-6 register at 9 a.m., 9:30 a.m. try-outs; grades 7-8 register at 10:45 a.m., 11:15 a.m. try-outs. Nonrefundable $5 fee per player. Dress appropriately. League runs Nov. 12 through mid-March. $275 per player. Uniforms additional $42. Contact Eric Lamoureux at ericlamoureux@comcast.net or 978-479-3261.

Drug Disposal Day, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Rose Baker rear parking lot. Safely dispose of unused or expired medications through program of the Healthy Gloucester Collaborative, Police Department and COA Triad Council. For information, call 978 281-9765.

Sunday, Oct. 27

Cape Ann Contra Dance, 5 to 6:30 p.m. with Daniel Friedman, First Baptist Church, 38 Gloucester Ave. Potluck supper, followed by dancing at 7 p.m. www.facebook.com/CapeAnnContraDance.

Tuesday, Oct. 29

SeniorCare breakfast fundraiser, 6:30 to 11 a.m., Lobsta Land restaurant. $10.

Batty about Bats!, special Halloween scene, presented free by Gloucester Garden Club, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Sawyer Free Library. With Tom French of Massachusetts Fisheries and Wildlife and director of commonwealth’s endangered species program. All welcome.

Wednesday, Oct. 30

Author talk, 7:30 p.m., Gloucester Writers Center, 126 East Main St. Guest: Helen Fremont, author of national best-selling memoir “After Long Silence.” www.gloucesterwriters.org.

Thursday, Oct. 31

Celebrate “Mardi Gras-O-Ween” with Henri Smith and his band, 8 p.m., The Pub at Cape Ann Brewery, 11 Rogers St. Costumes welcome.

“The Writer’s Block with John Ronan,” 8 p.m., broadcast on Cape Ann TV’s Channel 12. Features husband-and-wife team of Tamsin Venn and David Eden, publisher and editor, respectively, of Atlantic Coastal Kayaker.

Shakespeare’s “As You Like It,” presented by Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe, 8 p.m., Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main St. Red carpet opening. Dress up for the carpet and receive a gift. $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19. For reservations, email cast2008@prodigy.net or call 978-309-9669. Visit www.facebook.com/CapeAnnShakespeareTroupe or and www.CapeAnnShakespeareTroupe.blogspot.com.

Friday, Nov. 1

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.

Shakespeare’s “As You Like It,” presented by Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe, 8 p.m., Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main St. $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19. For reservations, email cast2008@prodigy.net or call 978-309-9669. Visit www.facebook.com/CapeAnnShakespeareTroupe or and www.CapeAnnShakespeareTroupe.blogspot.com.

Saturday, Nov. 2

Sweet bread sale and fried-dough breakfast, 9 a.m. until gone, Our Lady of Good Voyage Church parish hall, 142 Prospect St.

Docksiders Electronics and Appliance Recycle Day fundraiser, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Gloucester High School parking lot. Contact Dennis Wood at 508-277-7513 or denwaynewood@yahoo.com.

“Remembering and Thanking Our Troops,” presented by Cape Ann Daughters of the American Revolution, 11 a.m., Friend Room, Sawyer Free Library. Richard Barbarto, director of Veterans Services in Gloucester, discusses services offered to returning forces. Bring a new pair of white socks for a man or woman as an entry fee. Light refreshments. 978-282-1416.

Shakespeare’s “As You Like It,” presented by Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe, 8 p.m., Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main St. $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19. For reservations, email cast2008@prodigy.net or call 978-309-9669. Visit www.facebook.com/CapeAnnShakespeareTroupe or and www.CapeAnnShakespeareTroupe.blogspot.com.

Sunday, Nov. 3

Ravenswood Rocks, 1 to 3 p.m., Close-up look at the geology of Ravenswood and the great unifying science of the world. $5 nonmembers, Free for Trustees members. For more information, call 978-281-8400 or email: capeann@ttor.org.

Thursday, Nov. 7

Shakespeare’s “As You Like It,” presented by Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe, 8 p.m., Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main St. $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19. For reservations, email cast2008@prodigy.net or call 978-309-9669. Visit www.facebook.com/CapeAnnShakespeareTroupe or and www.CapeAnnShakespeareTroupe.blogspot.com.

Friday, Nov. 8

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.

Kids harvest party, for children ages 3-12, 5 to 8 p.m., Gloucester United Methodist Church. Drop of the kids and enjoy a night out. Macaroni and cheese with chicken tenders served. Free Christian-themed games, music and crafts. To register, call 978-281-1040.

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.

Shakespeare’s “As You Like It,” presented by Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe, 8 p.m., Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main St. $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19. For reservations, email cast2008@prodigy.net or call 978-309-9669. Visit www.facebook.com/CapeAnnShakespeareTroupe or and www.CapeAnnShakespeareTroupe.blogspot.com.

Saturday, Nov. 9

Cursillo ultreya and pot-luck supper, St. Ann Church, Holy Family Parish, Pleasant Street. Pot-luck at 5 p.m. Ultreya at 6 p.m. 978-879-3655.

Shakespeare’s “As You Like It,” presented by Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe, 8 p.m., Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main St. $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19. For reservations, email cast2008@prodigy.net or call 978-309-9669. Visit www.facebook.com/CapeAnnShakespeareTroupe or and www.CapeAnnShakespeareTroupe.blogspot.com.

Friday, Nov. 15

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.

Friday, Nov. 22

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.

Friday, Nov. 29

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.