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July 24, 2013

Rockport Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

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Annual art sale, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. Mary’s Episcopal Church. All proceeds benefit St. Mary’s Mission Outreach projects.

“A Song and Story Celebration of Reading” with Davis Bates, 3 p.m., Millbrook Meadow. Rain site: Rockport Public Library.

Meet the author, 7 p.m., Rockport Public Library. Eleanor Morse discusses “White Dog Falls From the Sky.”

Thursday, July 25

Annual art sale, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. Mary’s Episcopal Church. All proceeds benefit St. Mary’s Mission Outreach projects.

Friday, July 26

Annual art sale, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. Mary’s Episcopal Church. All proceeds benefit St. Mary’s Mission Outreach projects.

Saturday, July 27

Annual Summerfaire, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Society, 4 Cleaves St. Silent auction, 50-50 raffle, book sale, plant sale, crafts and children’s games. Hot dogs and baked goods sold. Thrift Shop open.

Giant yard sale at Old Sloop Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., First Congregational Church, 12 School St.

Annual art sale, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. Mary’s Episcopal Church. All proceeds benefit St. Mary’s Mission Outreach projects.

Old Garden Beach Association children’s picnic, 11 a.m. Races and games on beach, followed by cookout lunch on the green. $1 donation per child. Rain date: July 28. All neighbors, friends, members and nonmembers welcome.

Sunday, July 28

Annual art sale, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. Mary’s Episcopal Church. All proceeds benefit St. Mary’s Mission Outreach projects.

Monday, July 29

Youth and adult tennis lessons start, Monday July 29th, Rockport High School Tennis Courts: $20-35 per session. For more information, call Caitlin Chandler at 978-546-1309. Or visit: www.rockportrecreation.com

Tuesday, July 30

Free ice cream social, 12:30 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. Make your own sundae. RSVP to 978-546-2573.

Memoir Writing Group, 10:15 a.m., Rockport Senior Center. Taught by Cathryn Clark. Bring imagination, memories, paper, pen and notebook.

Artist demonstration: Jude Abbe — Oil Landscape, 7 p.m., Rockport Art Association, 12 Main St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. $5, free for members. 978-546-6604. www.rockportartassn.org.

Wednesday, July 31

Artist demonstration: Stapleton Kearns — Oil, 7 p.m., Rockport Art Association, 12 Main St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. $5, free for members. 978-546-6604. www.rockportartassn.org.

Thursday, Aug. 1

July Birthday Party for the Rockport Senior Center, All of you who got your invitation, please mark this new date and RSVP to Diane at 978-546-2573.

Monday, Aug. 5

First Congregational Church of Rockport free vacation bible school, 9 a.m. to noon, “Treasure Cove!” Preschool-6th grade welcome. Please arrive by 8:30 a.m. to register your child.

Tuesday, Aug. 6

Artist demonstration: Paul Ciaramitaro — How To Draw Anything, 7 p.m., Rockport Art Association, 12 Main St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. $5, free for members. 978-546-6604. www.rockportartassn.org.

“Chicago,” presented by Annisquam Village Players, 7:30 p.m., Annisquam Village Hall, 36 Leonard St. $32 reserved seating, $16 general admission; visit www.annisquamvillageplayers.com. General admission tickets may be purchased after July 22 at: Annisquam Exchange, 32 Leonard St., Gloucester; The Bookstore, 61 Main St., Gloucester; and Lula’s Pantry, 5 Dock Square. Air-conditioned and handicapped-accessible. Refreshments served.

Wednesday, Aug. 7

Laughter is the Best Medicine, 12:30-1:30 p.m., at Rockport Senior Center; a free presentation by BAYADA Health Care. Hear how laughter can help you stay healthy. RSVP 978-546-2573. (rescheduled).

Rockport Senior Care Summer Barbecue, 11:30 a.m., (rescheduled from Wednesday, July 24) For information/reservations, call Freda at 978-546-5027

First Congregational Church of Rockport free vacation bible school, 9 a.m. to noon, “Treasure Cove!” Preschool-6th grade welcome.

Summer Reading wrap-up party, featuring Australian music with Didgeridoo Down Under, 3 p.m., Rockport Public Library.

Meet the author, 7 p.m., Rockport Public Library. Paul St. Germain discusses “Lighthouses and Life Saving Stations on Cape Ann.”

“Chicago,” presented by Annisquam Village Players, 7:30 p.m., Annisquam Village Hall, 36 Leonard St. $32 reserved seating, $16 general admission; visit www.annisquamvillageplayers.com. General admission tickets may be purchased after July 22 at: Annisquam Exchange, 32 Leonard St., Gloucester; The Bookstore, 61 Main St., Gloucester; and Lula’s Pantry, 5 Dock Square. Air-conditioned and handicapped-accessible. Refreshments served.

Thursday, Aug. 8

“Chicago,” presented by Annisquam Village Players, 7:30 p.m., Annisquam Village Hall, 36 Leonard St. $32 reserved seating, $16 general admission; visit www.annisquamvillageplayers.com. General admission tickets may be purchased after July 22 at: Annisquam Exchange, 32 Leonard St., Gloucester; The Bookstore, 61 Main St., Gloucester; and Lula’s Pantry, 5 Dock Square. Air-conditioned and handicapped-accessible. Refreshments served.

Friday, Aug. 9

“Chicago,” presented by Annisquam Village Players, 7:30 p.m., Annisquam Village Hall, 36 Leonard St. $32 reserved seating, $16 general admission; visit www.annisquamvillageplayers.com. General admission tickets may be purchased after July 22 at: Annisquam Exchange, 32 Leonard St., Gloucester; The Bookstore, 61 Main St., Gloucester; and Lula’s Pantry, 5 Dock Square. Air-conditioned and handicapped-accessible. Refreshments served.

Saturday, Aug. 10

“Chicago,” presented by Annisquam Village Players, 7:30 p.m., Annisquam Village Hall, 36 Leonard St. $32 reserved seating, $16 general admission; visit www.annisquamvillageplayers.com. General admission tickets may be purchased after July 22 at: Annisquam Exchange, 32 Leonard St., Gloucester; The Bookstore, 61 Main St., Gloucester; and Lula’s Pantry, 5 Dock Square. Air-conditioned and handicapped-accessible. Refreshments served.

Rockport fireworks, 9:30 p.m. Donations to: Rockport National Bank, Attn: Marcia Budrow, 16 Main St., Rockport, MA 01966. Facebook: Rockport Fireworks.

Sunday, Aug. 11

Rockport Acoustic Music Festival, noon to 6 p.m., Millbrook Meadow, across from Front Beach. Blues, folk, jazz, world and bluegrass music. All welcome. Free admission. www.RockportFestival.com.

“Chicago,” presented by Annisquam Village Players, 7:30 p.m., Annisquam Village Hall, 36 Leonard St. $32 reserved seating, $16 general admission; visit www.annisquamvillageplayers.com. General admission tickets may be purchased after July 22 at: Annisquam Exchange, 32 Leonard St., Gloucester; The Bookstore, 61 Main St., Gloucester; and Lula’s Pantry, 5 Dock Square. Air-conditioned and handicapped-accessible. Refreshments served.

Friday, Aug. 16

Vintage clothes exhibit, “In Style: Two Centuries of Cape Ann Fashion,” 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Rockport Community House, Broadway. $5. Items from Sandy Bay Historical Society’s collection.

Saturday, Aug. 17

Vintage clothes exhibit, “In Style: Two Centuries of Cape Ann Fashion,” 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Rockport Community House, Broadway. $5. Items from Sandy Bay Historical Society’s collection.

Sunday, Aug. 18

Vintage clothes exhibit, “In Style: Two Centuries of Cape Ann Fashion,” 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Rockport Community House, Broadway. $5. Items from Sandy Bay Historical Society’s collection.

Wednesday, Aug. 21

Meet the author, 7 p.m., Rockport Public Library. Christopher Klein discusses “Discovering the Boston Harbor Islands.”

Tuesday, Aug. 27

Artist demonstration: David Curtis — Oil Landscape, 7 p.m., Rockport Art Association, 12 Main St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. $5, free for members. 978-546-6604. www.rockportartassn.org.

Wednesday, Sept. 11

Meet the author, 7 p.m., Rockport Public Library. Michael J. Tougias discusses “A Storm Too Soon.”

Wednesday, Sept. 25

Meet the author, 7 p.m., Rockport Public Library. George Rosen discusses “The Immanence of God in the Tropics.”

Wednesday, Oct. 9

Meet the author, 7 p.m., Rockport Public Library. Pamela Bailey Powers discusses “With.”

Wednesday, Nov. 20

Meet the author, 7 p.m., Rockport Public Library. Edith Powers discusses “Binocular Vision.”

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Monday,

Council on Aging bingo, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. 978-546-2573.

Strength Resistance Exercise Class, 9 to 10 a.m., Rockport Senior Center. $4.

Tuesday,

Yoga, 9 to 10 a.m., Rockport Senior Center. $3.

Wednesday,

Council on Aging Scrabble, 1 to 3 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. 978-546-2573.

Tai Jai, 9 to 10 a.m., Rockport Senior Center. $3.

Thursday,

Yoga, 9 to 10 a.m., Rockport Senior Center. $3.

Knitting group meets, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., Rockport Senior Center.

Friday,

Zumba Gold, 11 a.m., Rockport Senior Center. $5.

Strength Resistance Exercise Class, 9 to 10 a.m., Rockport Senior Center. $4.

Monday, July 29

Youth and adult tennis lessons start, Monday July 29th, Rockport High School Tennis Courts: $20-35 per session. For more information, call Caitlin Chandler at 978-546-1309. Or visit: www.rockportrecreation.com