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April 3, 2013

Rockport Calendar

Thursday, April 4

“Power of the Purse” event, sponsored by Women’s Fund of Essex County, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Brookwood School, Manchester. Hors d’oeuvres and wine, and raffle featuring chances to win distinctive purses and bags donated by renowned designers and retailers. All proceeds fund special projects and annual grant awards made by The Women’s Fund throughout Essex County. $35 in advance, $40 at door. www.thewomensfundec.org.

Friday, April 5

Spiran Lodge 98 celebrates its 107th anniversary with a buffet dinner, 6:30 p.m., for members and guests, at the hall. RSVP Judi Harris at 978-546-7146 ASAP.

Sorellanza “Journey with Friends” concert, 7:30 p.m., North Shore UU Church, 323 Locust St., Danvers. $20, $15 for students/seniors.

Saturday, April 6

Pancake breakfast fundraiser, sponsored by Rockport High School DECA students, 7:30 to 10 a.m., The Fish Shack. pancakes, bacon, sausage, juice and coffee. $8.

Old Sloop Coffeehouse performance by Bob Franke, 7:30 p.m., at First Congregational Church, 12 School St. John Schindler opens. Advance tickets are $10; visit www.oldsloopcoffeehouse.org, Gloucester Music or Toad Hall Bookstore in Rockport. Tickets at door are $12 for adults, $7 for those 65 and older, $5 for those younger than 18, $24 per family.

Sunday, April 7

Sorellanza “Journey with Friends” concert, 4 p.m., First Congregational Church, 12 School St., Rockport. $12, $6 students/seniors. Call Anne Stevens at 978-281-6417.

Monday, April 8

Music performance, presented by Rockport Middle/High School band, 7 p.m., John Lane Auditorium.

Tuesday, April 9

Empty Bowl painting workshop, 3 to 5 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. All are welcome, but need you to call for head count and art supplies; call 978-546-2573.

Memory Loss: What’s Normal, What’s Not, 1 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. RSVP 978-546-2573. This program is sponsored by Spectrum Adult Day Care and Addison Gilbert Hospital.

Preschool story hour, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Rockport Public Library.

Wednesday, April 10

Gloucester’s Cape Ann Museum hosts focus group discussion, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Rockport Senior Center. at the Rockport Senior Center, to bring people together through art, the power of landscapes to evoke story and imagination; followed up by trip to the museum. RSVP to Diane 978-546-2573

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