Thursday, Oct. 4
Free flu shots, 8 to 11 a.m., Addison Gilbert Hospital, cafe inside Fisher Lobby, 298 Washington St.
Osteo exercise class, 9:15 to 10:15 a.m., Addison Gilbert Hospital, second-floor conference room. Weights and balances, seniors in chair. For those diagnosed with osteo. Sponsored by YMCA.
Cape Ann Farmers Market, 3 to 6:30 p.m., Stage Fort Park. Fresh, local farm produce, Cape Ann culinaries, take home/picnic meals, crafts, clothing, art, music and more. www.capeannfarmersmarket.org.
Stroke Club, 7 p.m., Women’s Health Center, Addison Gilbert Hospital, 292 Washington St. Joe Gross discusses life after surviving a stroke. All welcome. No need to preregister. Refreshments. Call Cynthia at 978-283-2633 or Virginia at 978-283-3968.
Friday, Oct. 5
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, Oct 6
CoastSweep at Long Beach, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers help clean and fill out a pollution data card which helps to draft legislation to keep our oceans healthy. Sponsored by the O’Maley Middle school. A great community service effort. Snacks, stickers and cleanup tools provided. Call Paula Gray at O’Maley School 978-281-9855, or email@example.com. Coastsweep@umb.org
Monday, Oct. 8
Three-part community poetry reading, 8 a.m., Celebrate the life of first Gloucester Poet Laureate Vincent Ferrini at Niles Beach; 9 to 9:45 a.m., Open mic at Gloucester Fishermen’s Wives Memorial, with Carl Carlsen reading Gloucester poet Clarence Manning Falt. 10 a.m., 15-minute tribute to Charles Olson at his grave in Beechbrook Cemetery. Visit deadpoets.typepad.com/dprd-ne.
Tuesday, Oct. 9
Women’s Community Club of Magnolia, 7 p.m., Jones Hall, Magnolia Library Center. Members and guests invited. 978-525-3773.
Wednesday Oct. 10
Devil’s Island, a movie filmed on Thacher Island, 7:30 p.m., Rockport Community House, 58 Broadway. $5 suggested donation to be shared by Thacher Island Association and Gloucester High School’s film club. The movie, an homage to classic thrillers, was directed by GHS history teacher Shaun Goulart. Trailer available by typing “UTUBE Shaun Goulart Devil’s Island” into search engine.
Thursday, Oct. 11
Free flu shots, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., NOAA, Blackburn Industrial Park, 55 Great Republic Drive.
Saturday, Oct. 13
Madonna del Rosario Society’s Mass for living and deceased members, 4 p.m., St. Ann Church, Holy Family Parish. Members should wear their medals. Members’ meeting starts at 1 p.m., church lower level, followed by Bingo.
Bean supper at hosted by Guild of Our Lady of Good Voyage Church, at the parish hall, from 4:45 to 7 p.m. Baked beans, linguica, hot dogs, rolls, cole slaw, home made pies, & beverages. Music by The Honky Tonk Women of Gloucester” Adults $8,children under ten $5.Dog parade
Cape Ann Animal Aid fundraiser Dog Parade, at Rockport Harvest, registration 11 a.m. at the CAAA booth at Harvey Park (fee, $10) kicks off at noon, heads for Bearskin Neck and doubles back to Harvey Park. Proceeds benefit the CAAA. All participants get a ribbon and a doggy goodie bag!
Wednesday, Oct. 17
PSAT/NMSQT test night at GHS for all intersted juniors and seniors, must have prepaid registration ($22 cash) by Oct. 12th.
Senior College Planning night for GHS Seniors and their parents/guardians, 7 p.m., Lecture Hall, second floor. Guidance Staff will present valuable information on the college selection and admission process. All seniors and their parents are requested to attend.
Thursday, Oct. 18
Free flu shots, 3 to 6 p.m., BankGloucester, Main Street.
Tuesday, Oct. 23
SeniorCare annual fundraiser breakfast, 6:30 to 11 a.m., Lobsta Land. $10, $8 for seniors. Tickets available at SeniorCare or at door. Proceeds benefit services for local seniors.
Saturday, Nov. 10
Addison Gilbert Hospital reunion for all past and present employees, 4 to 9 p.m., Gloucester House restaurant, Rogers Street. $25 per person, includes dinner buffet. Bring any pictures or memorabilia from AGH.