, Gloucester, MA


April 24, 2013

Gloucester Calendar

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 or call 978-283-0368.

Friday, April 26

Gloucester High School ROTC Boosters spaghetti dinner and silent auction, High School cafeteria. Doors open at 6 p.m. $7 for adults, $5 for children 13 and under, $25 family cap. Tickets may be purchased from any cadet or by calling Mike Francis at 978-387-3423.

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

Stage Fort Park Earth Day cleanup, sponsored by Clean City Initiative, 9 a.m. to noon. Fresh fruits and vegetables collected for Food Pantry. Clean Stage Fort Park or any area that you like to visit that needs cleaning. Separate recycling from trash. Call Rose Lopiccolo at 978-281-9785 or Patti Amaral at 978-412-4201. Visit

YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day free community event, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Cape Ann YMCA. 978-283-0470.

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

Sunday, April 28

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

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