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April 17, 2013

Rockport Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

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

Awakening Arts with Carla Mattoli, 1 to 3 p.m., first class of 8-week course at Rockport Senior Center. Nature observation, drawing chalk pastels, and watercolor. Eight classes/$40.

Wednesday, April 17

Computerized presentation of Alaska in April, 1 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. Presented by Jim Wallius. Refreshments provided. To RSVP, call 978-546-2573.

Wednesday, April 17

Curious Creatures at the Opportunity Center at Pond View Village, 2 to 3 p.m. Limit of 50 children, so don’t be late; 23 LePage Lane, Gloucester. Call Stacy Randell at srandell@thecalebgroup.org or call 978-281-8181, ext. 141.

Saturday, April 20

Old Garden Beach Association’s Earth Day cleanup at Old Garden Beach, 8 to 11 a.m., Old Garden Beach. Volunteers needed to help with planting and general landscaping. Friends, neighbors, members and nonmembers welcome. Bring gloves, rakes, clippers, etc. Trash bags supplied.

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.

Tuesday, April 23

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

Celebrate William Shakespeare’s 449th birthday and Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe’s fifth anniversary, 7:30 p.m., Rockport Community House, 58 Broadway. $10, $5 for students. Tickets available at door; or email cast2008@prodigy.net. www.capeannshakespearetroupe.blogspot.com.

Wednesday, April 24

Senior Center trip to Mohegan Sun, 7 a.m. departure from Rockport Depot; 4:30 p.m. return from casino. $25, includes transportation, $15 bet and $15 food voucher. To register, call 978-546-2573.

Thursday, April 25

Pigeon Cove Circle pot-luck supper, 6 p.m. Bring something for the table, and bring guests.

Saturday, April 27

T-ball program, for children in kindergarten through grade 2, begins today. Sponsored by Rockport Recreation Department. To register, visit www.rockportrecreation.com. Contact Caitlin at 978-546-1309 or caitlin@rockportrecreation.com.

Sunday, April 28

Cape Ann Farmers Market hosts fifth annual dinner and movie fundraiser, 4 to 7 p.m., Cape Ann Community Cinema, 21 Main St., Gloucester. Light fare provided by local vendors. Viewing of “Betting the Farm” and Q&A with CEO of Moo Milk. Call Nikki Bogin at 978-290-2717. 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.

Tuesday, April 30

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

Summer adult/youth tennis programs registration, sponsored by Rockport Recreation Department, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Rockport Elementary School. 978-546-1309.

America’s Boating eight-week safety course begins, 7 to 9 p.m., Sandy Bay Yacht Club. Basic navigational rules contained in Federal recreational boating regulations. Students obtain a boat license or safety certification in most states that require such documentation. $60 per student for eight weeks. To register, call Ed Walsh at 978-927-1179.

Saturday, May 4

Old Sloop Coffeehouse presents Garnet Rogers, 7:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, 12 School St. Chris Pahud and Seth Connelly open. $16 advance tickets; visit www.oldsloopcoffeehouse.org, Gloucester Music, or Toad Hall Bookstore. Tickets, at door, are $18 for adults, $10 for those 65 and older, $5 for those younger than 18, $24 per family. Bring nonperishable food items for Open Door Food Pantry.

Saturday, May 11

Pigeon Cove Circle’s Mother’s Day tea, for children of all ages to celebrate their mothers, grandmothers or special persons, 2 to 4 p.m., Cove Circle Center, 6 Breakwater Ave. Donations accepted.

Wednesday, May 22

Music performance, presented by Rockport Middle School orchestra, chorus and chamber music, 7 p.m., Shalin Liu Performance Center.

Thursday, May 30

Rockport author, Gunilla Caulfield discusses her recent book, “WW II Army Nurse June Houghton Sullivan - A Life Story!” with June Houghton Sullivan at the Pigeon Cove Circle, 6 p.m. Six Breakwater Ave. Non-members welcome.

Monday, July 1

Interactive summer day camp, featuring arts and crafts, sports, and games, begins today. $195. Program runs until Aug. 8. Sponsored by Rockport Recreation Department. To register, visit www.rockportrecreation.com. Contact Caitlin at 978-546-1309 or caitlin@rockportrecreation.com.

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Monday,

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

Wednesday,

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