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October 28, 2013

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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.

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