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October 4, 2012

Essex Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Saturday, Oct. 6

First Cursillo Ultreya of the season, 6 p.m., St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Main Street, Essex. Potluck, 5 p.m. ultreya follows at 6 p.m. All welcome, not necessary to have been on a Cursillo encounter weekend to attend. Call Al Mitchell at 978-879-3655.

Wednesday, Oct. 10

Yankee Networkers Chapter of BNI, 7 to 8:30 a.m., Periwinkles, 74 Main St. Newcomers always welcome at this business referral organization’s regular Wednesday breakfasts.

Wednesday, Oct. 17

Yankee Networkers Chapter of BNI, 7 to 8:30 a.m., Periwinkles, 74 Main St. Newcomers always welcome at this business referral organization’s regular Wednesday breakfasts.

Thursday, Oct. 18

Story hour, for children ages 3-5 and caregiver, 10 a.m., TOHP Burnham Library. Stories, songs, crafts and more. Sign up at awanner@mvlc.org or 978-768-7410.

Saturday, Oct. 20

Recycle Day fundraiser, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Gloucester High School parking lot, 32 Leslie O’Johnson Road, Gloucester. All towns are welcome, music by the Docksiders Jazz Band. Contact Dennis Wood at 508-277-7513 denwaynewood@yahoo.com.

Free flu shots clinic for Essex residents, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Memorial Fire Station, 24 Martin St.

Thursday, Oct. 25

Howlarious Halloween event, for children ages 5 and up, TOHP Burnham Library. With spooky storyteller Mary Jo Maichack. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

Tuesday, Nov. 6

Free flu shots clinic for Essex residents, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., Senior Center, Pickering Street.

Recycle Day fundraiser

The Docksiders Jazz Band will hold an Electronics and Appliance Recycle Day fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 20, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Gloucester High School parking lot, 32 Leslie O’Johnson Road, Gloucester. All towns are welcome.

Electronics — ($5 each) computers, stereos, DVD players, scanners, copiers, etc.

Appliances — ($10 each) dishwashers, dryers, stoves, microwaves, dehumidifiers, refrigerators, air conditioners, exercise equipment, lawn mowers, small engine items, snow blowers, etc.

Televisions — $10-25 each

Monitors — $10

Cell phones, car batteries and bicycles may be dropped off for free. Unwanted bicycles will get a new home, with some going to Ghana and some staying in the U.S. Contact Dennis Wood at 508-277-7513 denwaynewood@yahoo.com.

Flu clinic

The Cape Ann Emergency Planning Team and the Cape Ann Boards of Health is offering these free flu vaccination clinics in Essex: Oct. 20, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Essex Fire Station, 24 Martin St.; and Nov. 6, (Election Day), 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., Essex Senior Center Pickering St. The clinic is available to those 6 months of age and older. Wear short sleeves and bring health insurance card(s). Those without health insurance will not be refused.