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June 21, 2013

Rockport Calendar

Saturday, June 22

Spiran Lodge 98’s Midsummer Fest, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Harvey Park, corner of Broadway and Mount Pleasant Street. Scandinavian folk music and dancing, children’s activities, Swedish meatballs, strawberries and cream, nisu and coffee, Scandinavian gift table and more.

Rockport Old Garden Beach Association annual cocktail party, 5 p.m. at the home of Doreen Gove, 16 Dean Rd. BYOB and bring your own lawn chair. All friends, neighbors, members and nonmembers are welcome.

South End Association annual meeting and pot-luck supper, 6 p.m., 3 Tregony Bow. Bring an appetizer, main dish or dessert, and BYOB. Setups provided.

Ghostlight Chamber Choir performs “Solstice,” 7 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Society, 4 Cleaves St. $15 donation suggested. Call Evelyn Troester at 646-243-5210.

Louise Mosrie and The Twangtown Paramours perform, 7:30 p.m., Old Sloop Coffeehouse, First Congregational Church, 12 School St. Advance tickets $10; available at, or Gloucester Music and Toad Hall Bookstore in Rockport. Tickets, at door, $12 for adults, $9 for those 65 and older, $5 for those under 18, $24 per family.

Sunday, June 23

UU Society of Rockport Peace Fest, noon to 5 p.m., Harvey Park. Winners of Peace Fest Student Art Contest on display.

Old-fashioned hymn sing, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church of Rockport, 4 High St. Community invited. Fellowship and snacks follow. 978-546-6121.

Tuesday, June 25

Artist demonstration: Carole Loiacono — Watercolor, 7 p.m., Rockport Art Association, 12 Main St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. $5, free for members. 978-546-6604.

Council on Aging “Lunch of the Month,” 12:15 p.m., Kelly’s Famous Roast Beef luncheon at Congregational Chapel. Wraps, sandwiches, pasta salad, clam chowder, beverage and dessert. $10 per senior; 35 person limit. Prepaid registration by June 24; call 978-526-7500.

Wednesday, June 26

“Having Fun with Fossils and Dinosaurs” with Paulette Morin, 3 p.m., Rockport Public Library.

“Tragedy & Triumph: Christian Hope for a Hurting World,” 7 p.m., following free spaghetti dinner at 6 p.m., First Baptist Church of Rockport, 4 High St. With Professor Peter Anders of Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. 978-546-6121.

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