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July 30, 2013

Gloucester Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Tuesday, July 30

‘Bookworm Bop’ hosted by Sawyer Free’s Childrens’ Library, 11 a.m., City Hall. Audience participation variety show, with great stories, “The Stonecutter,” and “The Enormous Turnip”, in costume. Sing, dance, celebrate summer’s “Dig Into Reading.” Visit www.MaryJoMaichack.com.

“Stories, Songs and More,” 10 to 11 a.m., Stage Fort Park, near Antonio Gentile Bandstand. Meet on Welcoming Center porch on rainy days. Family fun with Lucille LePage and Alicia Quintano. Free two-hour parking for attendees. 978-281-3524. 978-281-6304.

wednesday, july 31

Rebecca’s Wednesday Story Hour, 10 — 11 a.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, Rebecca’s Playground. Story, storytellers, light snack, easy craft. Age appropriate, popular picture books, told by church members. Meet outside, unless weather prohibits. All welcome.

Sawyer Free strategy forum, 5:30 to 9 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Participate in discussion about improving library services and facilities. Free, with refreshments provided; space limited. RSVP at: sanger@sawyerfreelibrary.org or 978-640-4490 ext.12.

Thursday, Aug. 1

Annual Sidewalk Bazaar, transforms Gloucester’s Main Street into main event on North Shore, with shops and restaurants participating alongside crafters, food vendors and nonprofits. Interested participants, call John Orlando at 978-590-0052.

Cape Ann Farmers Market, 3 to 6:30 p.m., Stage Fort Park. Local produce, fish, crafts, baked goods, music and children’s activities. Email capeannfarmersmarket@gmail.com or call Nicole Bogin at 978-290-2717.

Friday, Aug. 2

Annual Sidewalk Bazaar, transforms Gloucester’s Main Street into main event on North Shore, with great shops and restaurants participating alongside unique crafters, food vendors and nonprofits. Interested participants, call John Orlando at 978-590-0052.

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.

Sunset cruise fundraiser to support troops and their families, sponsored by Cape Ann Military Spouses, 6:30 to 10 p.m. Cruise departs promptly at 7 p.m. from 7 Seas Whale Watch, 63 Rogers St. 21+ event. Cash bar, 50/50 raffle, disc jockey and light appetizers. $25 per person, $20 for active duty military/veterans. For tickets, email capeannmilitaryspouses@gmail.com or visit www.facebook.com/capeannmilitaryspouses. Tickets may be available at dock (cash only).

Saturday, Aug. 3

Annual Sidewalk Bazaar, transforms Gloucester’s Main Street into main event on North Shore, with great shops and restaurants participating alongside unique crafters, food vendors and nonprofits. Interested participants, call John Orlando at 978-590-0052.

Giant rummage sale at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 9 a.m. to noon, 1123 Washington St. Nisu bread, good quality women’s, men’s and children’s clothes, accessories, shoes, books, puzzles, CDs, DVDs, and tapes. Gently used donations accepted at the church.

Schooner Adventure’s waterfront walking tour, 10 a.m. Stroll along Gloucester’s working waterfront and visit sites where maritime companies once reigned. 90-minute tour starts at Fisherman’s Memorial statue (weather permitting) and ends at Fitz Henry (Hugh) Lane House on Harbor Loop. $5 per person. Wear walking shoes.

Hopper’s Houses Walking Tour, 10 a.m. See Gloucester houses made famous in Edward Hopper’s paintings. Presented by Cape Ann Museum. $10 members; $20 nonmembers. Space limited. Reservations required; 978-283-0455, ext. 10, or info@capeannmuseum.org.

Phyllis A. maritime Saturday and marine yard sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Gloucester Marine Railways, Rocky Neck. Proceeds support Phyllis A. restoration. To donate marine items, call 978-283-9292.

Sunday, Aug. 4

Free summer concert series, 7 p.m., Antonio Gentile Bandstand, Stage Fort Park. Walker Creek Band performs. Free parking. Handicapped-accessible. Rain date: Following Wednesday, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 6

“Stories, Songs and More,” 10 to 11 a.m., Stage Fort Park, near Antonio Gentile Bandstand. Meet on Welcoming Center porch on rainy days. Family fun with Lucille LePage and Alicia Quintano. Free two-hour parking for attendees. 978-281-3524. 978-281-6304.

“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.; The Bookstore, 61 Main St.; and Lula’s Pantry, 5 Dock Square, Rockport. Air-conditioned and handicapped-accessible. Refreshments served.

Wednesday, Aug. 7

Fitz Henry Lane’s Sunset Harbor Cruise, 6 to 8 p.m., aboard schooner Ardelle. Presented by Cape Ann Museum and Maritime Gloucester. Members only, $20. Reservations required; www.MaritimeGloucester.org or 978-281-0470.

“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.; The Bookstore, 61 Main St.; and Lula’s Pantry, 5 Dock Square, Rockport. Air-conditioned and handicapped-accessible. Refreshments served.

Thursday, Aug. 8

Cape Ann Farmers Market, 3 to 6:30 p.m., Stage Fort Park. Local produce, fish, crafts, baked goods, music and children’s activities. Email capeannfarmersmarket@gmail.com or call Nicole Bogin at 978-290-2717.

Celebrate state Rep. Ann-Margaret Ferrante’s 41st birthday, 6:30 p.m., Cruiseport Gloucester. Local talent and special guests. $75. For tickets, email Karen at seajewels1@verizon.net or call 978-282-8870.

“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.; The Bookstore, 61 Main St.; and Lula’s Pantry, 5 Dock Square, Rockport. Air-conditioned and handicapped-accessible. Refreshments served.

Friday, Aug. 9

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.

“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.; The Bookstore, 61 Main St.; and Lula’s Pantry, 5 Dock Square, Rockport. Air-conditioned and handicapped-accessible. Refreshments served.

Saturday, Aug. 10

Barnacle Bazaar, 9 a.m., Lanesville Congregational Church, 1120 Washington St. Yard sale and silent auction.

Fitz Henry Lane’s Gloucester Walking Tour, 10 a.m., rain or shine. Highlights artist’s neighborhood. Presented by Cape Ann Museum. $10 members, $20 nonmembers. Reservations required; 978-283-0455, ext. 10, or info@capeannmuseum.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.; The Bookstore, 61 Main St.; and Lula’s Pantry, 5 Dock Square, Rockport. Air-conditioned and handicapped-accessible. Refreshments served.

Sunday, Aug. 11

Free summer concert series, 7 p.m., Antonio Gentile Bandstand, Stage Fort Park. Grupo Fantasia performs. Free parking. Handicapped-accessible. Rain date: Following Wednesday, 7 p.m.

“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.; The Bookstore, 61 Main St.; and Lula’s Pantry, 5 Dock Square, Rockport. Air-conditioned and handicapped-accessible. Refreshments served.

Wednesday, Aug. 14

Night Church mid-week worship hours, 7 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church. All welcome. Simple service, family friendly, flexible, Word and Sacrament.

Thursday, Aug. 15

Cape Ann Farmers Market, 3 to 6:30 p.m., Stage Fort Park. Local produce, fish, crafts, baked goods, music and children’s activities. Email capeannfarmersmarket@gmail.com or call Nicole Bogin at 978-290-2717.

Friday, Aug. 16

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, Aug. 17

Annual fishermen’s memorial service, 5 p.m., in remembrance of all who have lost their lives in the long history of Gloucester’s fishing industry. Procession from American Legion, then proceeds to Stacy Boulevard. All invited to share in tribute.

Schooner Adventure’s waterfront walking tour, 10 a.m. Stroll along Gloucester’s working waterfront and visit sites where maritime companies once reigned. 90-minute tour starts at Fisherman’s Memorial statue (weather permitting) and ends at Fitz Henry (Hugh) Lane House on Harbor Loop. $5 per person. Wear walking shoes.

Hopper’s Houses Walking Tour, 10 a.m. See Gloucester houses made famous in Edward Hopper’s paintings. Presented by Cape Ann Museum. $10 members; $20 nonmembers. Space limited. Reservations required; 978-283-0455, ext. 10, or info@capeannmuseum.org.

Sunday, Aug. 18

Free summer concert series, 7 p.m., Antonio Gentile Bandstand, Stage Fort Park. Cape Ann Community Band performs. Free parking. Handicapped-accessible. Rain date: Following Wednesday, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 21

Night Church mid-week worship hours, 7 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church. All welcome. Simple service, family friendly, flexible, Word and Sacrament.

Thursday, Aug. 22

Cape Ann Farmers Market, 3 to 6:30 p.m., Stage Fort Park. Local produce, fish, crafts, baked goods, music and children’s activities. Email capeannfarmersmarket@gmail.com or call Nicole Bogin at 978-290-2717.

Friday, Aug. 23

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.

Sunday, Aug. 25

Free summer concert series, 7 p.m., Antonio Gentile Bandstand, Stage Fort Park. Cape Ann Big Band performs. Free parking. Handicapped-accessible. Rain date: Following Wednesday, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 28

Night Church mid-week worship hours, 7 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church. All welcome. Simple service, family friendly, flexible, Word and Sacrament.

Thursday, Aug. 29

Cape Ann Farmers Market, 3 to 6:30 p.m., Stage Fort Park. Local produce, fish, crafts, baked goods, music and children’s activities. Email capeannfarmersmarket@gmail.com or call Nicole Bogin at 978-290-2717.

Friday, Aug. 30

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, Aug. 31

Schooner Adventure’s waterfront walking tour, 10 a.m. Stroll along Gloucester’s working waterfront and visit sites where maritime companies once reigned. 90-minute tour starts at Fisherman’s Memorial statue (weather permitting) and ends at Fitz Henry (Hugh) Lane House on Harbor Loop. $5 per person. Wear walking shoes.

Thursday, Sept. 5

Cape Ann Farmers Market, 3 to 6:30 p.m., Stage Fort Park. Local produce, fish, crafts, baked goods, music and children’s activities. Email capeannfarmersmarket@gmail.com or call Nicole Bogin at 978-290-2717.

Friday, Sept. 6

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.

Thursday, Sept. 12

Cape Ann Farmers Market, 3 to 6:30 p.m., Stage Fort Park. Local produce, fish, crafts, baked goods, music and children’s activities. Email capeannfarmersmarket@gmail.com or call Nicole Bogin at 978-290-2717.

Friday, Sept. 13

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, Sept. 14

Schooner Adventure’s waterfront walking tour, 10 a.m. Stroll along Gloucester’s working waterfront and visit sites where maritime companies once reigned. 90-minute tour starts at Fisherman’s Memorial statue (weather permitting) and ends at Fitz Henry (Hugh) Lane House on Harbor Loop. $5 per person. Wear walking shoes.

Thursday, Sept. 19

Cape Ann Farmers Market, 3 to 6:30 p.m., Stage Fort Park. Local produce, fish, crafts, baked goods, music and children’s activities. Email capeannfarmersmarket@gmail.com or call Nicole Bogin at 978-290-2717.

Friday, Sept. 20

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.

Thursday, Sept. 26

Cape Ann Farmers Market, 3 to 6:30 p.m., Stage Fort Park. Local produce, fish, crafts, baked goods, music and children’s activities. Email capeannfarmersmarket@gmail.com or call Nicole Bogin at 978-290-2717.

Friday, Sept. 27

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.

Thursday, Oct. 3

Cape Ann Farmers Market, 3 to 6:30 p.m., Stage Fort Park. Local produce, fish, crafts, baked goods, music and children’s activities. Email capeannfarmersmarket@gmail.com or call Nicole Bogin at 978-290-2717.

Friday, Oct. 4

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.

Thursday, Oct. 10

Cape Ann Farmers Market, 3 to 6:30 p.m., Stage Fort Park. Local produce, fish, crafts, baked goods, music and children’s activities. Email capeannfarmersmarket@gmail.com or call Nicole Bogin at 978-290-2717.

Friday, Oct. 11

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.

Friday, Oct. 18

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.

Friday, Oct. 25

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.

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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.

Wednesday,

Rebecca’s Wednesday Story Hour, 10 — 11 a.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, Rebecca’s Playground. Share a story with your young ones. Story, storytellers, light snack, easy craft provided. Age appropriate, popular picture books, told by church members. Meet outside, unless weather prohibits. All welcome.

Free swim!

Due to popular response (and the continued heat wave), the Cape Ann Y pool will be free and open to the community each Monday from 3 to 6 p.m. from Monday, July 22 to Monday, Aug. 19. The Cape Ann Y is proud to serve the community while acting as a flagship for our core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

July 27

Twin Lights Surf Co. 3rd Annual Board Swap, 11 a.m — 3:30 p.m., Charlie Thomas Field. Bring used surf boards & equipment. Great for kids looking for first board. Contact: Jess@Twinlightssurf.com, or call 386-290-4011