Ward 4 meeting
Ward 4 City Councillor Jackie Hardy has invited DPW Director Michael Hale and the Mayor’s Chief Administrative Officer James Duggan to make a presentation related to Lanes Cove sea wall repairs on Thursday, April 18, 7 to 9 p.m., at the Lanesville Community Center, 8 Vulcan St.
Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce will host a Business After Hours networker Thursday, April 18, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Sears Hometown Store, 146 Eastern Ave., Gloucester. Grow your business through new connections, mix and mingle with members in a relaxed atmosphere.$20 for Members, $30 for future members. For information/reservation, contact Emily Harris at: firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 978-283-1601.
YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day
The Cape Ann YMCA is celebrating YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day with a free community event to get kids moving and learning, and families living healthier, on Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the YMCA. Call 978-283-0470 or visit www.northshoreymca.org.
Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant St., will present a Saturday Showcase with children’s book author and illustrator Frances Wosmek on Saturday, April 20, at 11 a.m. Features story time, light refreshments and children’s art activities, including illustration, collage and poetry writing. Program, sponsored by the Goldhirsh Foundation, is free and open to the public. Call 978-283-0455 or visit www.capeannmuseum.org.
‘Swing into Spring’
Rocky Neck Art Colony will present “Swing into Spring,” a fundraiser event to benefit the purchase of The Cultural Center at Rocky Neck, on Sunday, April 28, 4 p.m., at The Cultural Center at Rocky Neck, 6 Wonson St. Wine and cheese with Cape Ann Big Band swing ensemble and Mari Martin, and dance performance by Sarah Slifer Swift. Dinner follows at The Rudder. Cost is $125 per person. Seating is limited. For reservations, visit www.RockyNeckArtColony.org, or contact Brenda at 978-559-1709 or BrendaMalloy@hotmail.com.