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Music & Meditation
The Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, corner of Middle and Church streets, presents an encore performance of Dr. Michael Bresnan and the Dorymates as part of a series called “Music & Meditation in the Meetinghouse” on Sunday, July 28, at 7:30 p.m. A social gathering and refreshments will follow. Open to the public with a free-will offering.
Sawyer Free forum
Gloucester residents are invited to participate in a conversation about improving the Sawyer Free Library’s services and facilities, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, July 31, at the Rose Baker Senior Center. Food will be provided, and the event is free, but space is limited. Please RSVP at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-640-4490 ext.12. The discussion will be led by Jay W. Vogt, a Concord-based consultant whose clients include the Boston Foundation, Partners Community Healthcare, Bunker Hill Community College, Fidelity, the Hanover Center for the Performing Arts, and seven other public libraries.
‘Stories, Songs and More’
Storytellers Lucille LePage and Alicia Quintano present an hour of stories, songs, local history and on-your-feet fun Tuesdays, 10 a.m., at Stage Fort Park, through Aug. 6. Meet near the Antonio Gentile Bandstand in good weather or on the porch of the Welcoming Center on rainy days. Bring a blanket or chair. Admission is free, with free two-hour parking for attendees. Call 978-281-3524 or 978-281-6304.