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November 19, 2012

Rockport Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Tuesday, Nov. 20

Preschool Story Hour, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Rockport Public Library. 978-546-6934.

Wednesday, Nov. 21

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

Thursday, Nov. 22

Dog Town walking tour, 8:30 to 10 a.m. Departs from 13 Applecart Road, Rockport. Rain or shine. Celebrates Toad Hall Bookstore’s 40th anniversary. Call Eric Hutchins at 978-546-6425.

Saturday, Nov. 24

Pigeon Cove Circle’s Christmas in the Cove Fair, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For craft table rentals, text 978-766-8041 or call Michele at 978-546-1195.

Monday, Nov. 26

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

Tuesday, Nov. 27

Preschool Story Hour, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Rockport Public Library. 978-546-6934.

Wednesday, Nov. 28

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

Thursday, Nov. 29

Rockport Recreation youth basketball registration, for students in grades one through six, 6 to 8 p.m., Rockport Elementary School cafeteria. $40 for six weeks. 978-546-1309.

Saturday, Dec. 1

Christmas fair, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., First Congregational Church, 12 School St. Handmade wreaths, bake table, Christmas past, boutique table, handknit and handcrafted items, new gifts, children’s table, jewelry and lunch. 978-656-3157.

Blood drive, sponsored by Rockport Navy Committee and Massachusetts General Hospital, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Rockport Police Station. Drive dedicated to those who have served and are still serving in the U.S. military. Donors must be at least 17 (16 with written parental permission). Donors over 65 should call 617-726-8171 for special guidelines. To schedule an appointment, call Sharon at 978-290-1393 or visit www.rocnavcom.org.

“Holiday’s & Wintertide: An Evening with Chelsea Berry & Friends,” 7 p.m., Crowell Chapel in Rosedale Cemetery, Manchester. Features Rockport’s John Rockwell, and husband and wife duo Joe Cardoza and Renée Dupuis. $20 per ticket, or reserve an entire pew for 6-8 guests. For tickets, visit www.attendstar.com or call 617-694-6892. Portion of ticket sales benefit The Historic Manchester Trust.

Sunday, Dec. 2

Oasis Rockport’s first Toys For Tots Photos with Santa Toy Drive, noon to 5 p.m., Rockport Community House, 58 Broadway. Photos with Santa Claus when you bring a new, unwrapped toy to donate to Toys For Tots. 978-290-3184. Email holiday@oasisrockport.com. www.oasisrockport.com.

Monday, Dec. 3

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

Tuesday, Dec. 4

Cape Ann TV’s annual Santa party, 3 to 7 p.m., 38 Blackburn Center, Gloucester. Children invited to meet Santa Claus. Meetings with Santa will be videotaped and shown on CATV’s Channel 12 on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Free and open to the public. CATV is a Project Uplift children’s toy and teen present collection site. 978-281-2443. www.capeanntv.wordpress.com.

Wednesday, Dec. 5

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

Saturday, Dec. 8

Spiran Lodge’s annual Jul Fest Scandinavian Christmas Fair, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Lodge Hall, School Street. Traditional Scandinavian foods, meats, cheese, baked goods, decorative baskets of greens, gifts and decorations. Noon luncheon. Music and entertainment.

Monday, Dec. 10

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

Wednesday, Dec. 12

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

Monday, Dec. 17

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

Wednesday, Dec. 19

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

Monday, Dec. 24

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

Wednesday, Dec. 26

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

Saturday, Dec. 29

Tribute to John Lennon and George Harrison concert, 6 to 9:30 p.m., Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport. Beatles tribute band Octopus’s Garden performs classic Beatles songs, and The Mockers perform solo works by Lennon and Harrison. $20. All proceeds benefit local cancer related charities.

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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.