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November 28, 2012

Rockport Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

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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.

Reiki evening at Pigeon Cove Circle, 6 p.m. with free cover-dish supper, and a special program, discussion and demonstration by Karen Pischke BSN, RN, CCRN Alumnus, Certified Hypnotherapist, Reiki Master Teacher. Attendees are welcome to bring supper item.

Sunset Pilates/Yoga class, 6 to 8 p.m. at Rockport Community House, 58 Broadway. Drop-in admission fee is $6; for more information, call Caitlin Chandler at 978-546-1309

Hip—Hop—Hula-hoops registration for kids Grades K-8, 6 to 8 p.m., Rockport Elementary School Cafeteria. $30 for 6 week; for more information, call Caitlin Chandler at 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.

Craft fair at Unitarian Universalist church in Rockport, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Holiday Craft Fair & Art Exhibition Crafts, with Baked Goods & Original Art. Free; for more information, call Judy Metcalfe at 978-546-0264

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.