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April 9, 2013

Gloucester Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

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League of Women Voters of Cape Ann, 10 a.m., St. John’s Church, Middle Street. All welcome. www.lwvcapeann.org. 978-546-2191.

Free documentary screening, “On The Edge — Living with Epilepsy,” 7:30 p.m., Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main St., Rockport. Reception follows. To reserved tickets, call 978-546-7391, ext. 102.

Wednesday, April 10

“Oliver,” family-friendly musical based on story by Charles Dickens, 7 p.m. Beeman School, 138 Cherry St. Presented by Beeman Elementary School Chorus, and directed by Beth Goldberg and Heidi Dallin. Tickets sold at door night of performance.

Panel and public forum addresses fishing and waterfront future, 7 p.m., Gloucester House. Challenges of May 1st cutbacks, proposals to keep boats, processors, service industries working. Emergency management measures, fishing boat-led research, joint fisheries-processing ventures, and federal assistance. Keep our working port working! Call Valerie Nelson at 978-283-7569

Thursday, April 11

“Oliver,” family-friendly musical based on story by Charles Dickens, 7 p.m. Beeman School, 138 Cherry St. Presented by Beeman Elementary School Chorus, and directed by Beth Goldberg and Heidi Dallin. Tickets sold at door night of performance.

Fish and Fisheries Public Seminar Series, presented by Large Pelagics Research Center, 7 p.m., Maritime Gloucester, 23 Harbor Loop. Dr. Vincent Saba, Leatherbacks and Climate Change: Projected Response of an Endangered Marine Turtle Population. Free and open to the public. Space limited; email LPRCtunalab@gmail.com or call 978-283-0368.

Friday, April 12

Schooner Adventure’s History Sharing Program, 10 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center, (rescheduled from snowed out March date). See images of old Gloucester and share your own memories.

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.

Saturday, April 13

“Genealogy Research: Finding and Documenting Your Ancestors,” presented by Barbara J. Beake and Peg Plummer of Essex Society of Genealogists, 11 a.m., Essex Senior Center, 17 Pickering St., Essex. Free and open to the public.

Sunday, April 14

Organ concert with Susan Taormina, 4:30 p.m., Lanesville Congregational Church, 1120 Washington St. Free-will offering taken. All welcome.

Thursday, April 18

Fish and Fisheries Public Seminar Series, presented by Large Pelagics Research Center, 7 p.m., Maritime Gloucester, 23 Harbor Loop. Dr. John Hoey, Cooperative Research: Capturing Fishermen’s Local Ecological Knowledge. Free and open to the public. Space limited; email LPRCtunalab@gmail.com or call 978-283-0368.

Ward 4 meeting, hosted by City Councilor Jackie Hardy, 7 to 9 p.m., Lanesville Community Center, 8 Vulcan St., to discuss Lanes Cove sea wall repairs. Guest speakers: DPW Director Michael Hale and the Mayor’s Chief Administative Officer James Duggan.

Friday, April 19

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.

Saturday, April 20

Cape Ann TimeBank’s Eco-Trip scavenger hunt, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., downtown Gloucester. Players solve verbal and visual puzzles to learn what local businesses are doing to lessen their carbon footprints. After-party at Latitude 43 at 2:30 p.m. $10 to play solo or in teams before April 13. $15 after April 13. To register, visit www.capeanntimebanks.org.

Indoor/outdoor Cape Ann Farmers Market, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., in conjunction with Time Bank’s Eco-Trip at Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, corner of Middle and Church streets. Call Nikki Bogin at 978-290-2717. www.CapeAnnFarmersMarket.org.

Roots 66 performance, 7:30 to 10 p.m., Crosswinds Coffeehouse, 38 Gloucester Ave. $10 donation taken at door. Proceeds fund local missions projects. All ages welcome.

Thursday, April 25

Free program, “Party’s at Your House! The Law & Underage Drinking: Know the Facts,” presented by Essex County District Attorney Blodgett and Attorney Campbell, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Sponsored by Healthy Gloucester Collaborative, Gloucester Police Department, Gloucester Licensing Board, and Gloucester Council on Aging. All local communities welcome. Light refreshments. No preregistration.

Fish and Fisheries Public Seminar Series, presented by Large Pelagics Research Center, 7 p.m., Maritime Gloucester, 23 Harbor Loop. Dr. Gareth Lawson, Plankton in the Gulf of Maine: Just How Important are Krill to New England Fisheries? Free and open to the public. Space limited; email LPRCtunalab@gmail.com or call 978-283-0368.

Friday, April 26

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.

Saturday, April 27

Prowlers Hot Rod Club annual dance, 7:30 to 11:30 p.m., Gloucester Fraternity Club, 27 Webster St., to benefit special needs. With DJ Leo Francis, pizza at 9 p.m. Door prizes and raffle. $15 per person at door.

Sunday, April 28

Cape Ann Farmers Market to Host Fifth Annual Dinner and Movie Fundraiser with Special Guest, 4 to 7 pm, Cape Ann Community Cinema, 21 Main St., Gloucester, Light fare provided by local vendors and a showing of “Betting the Farm,” and Q&A with the CEO of Moo Milk. Call Nikki Bogin, 978-290-2717, or visit: www.CapeAnnFarmersMarket.org.

Sorellanza “Journey with Friends” concert, 4 p.m., St. John’s Episcopal Church, 48 Middle St., Gloucester. $12, $6 for students/seniors. Call Anne Stevens at 978-281-6417.

Monday, May 6

Wellspring’s 15th annual Women Honoring Women Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., DoubleTree Hotel in Danvers. Keynote speaker: Karen Keating Ansara. www.wellspringhouse.org. 978-281-3558.

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Friday,

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.