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July 11, 2013

Rockport Calendar

Thursday July 11

Middle School Blast Book Club starts, 5 to 7 p.m., Rockport Public Library. Offered by Rockport Recreation Department. $50/six weeks, includes pizza. 978-546-1309.

Saturday, July 13

Old Garden Beach Association Pancake Breakfast, 8 a.m., at the home of Stu Mellen, 38 Atlantic Ave. All neighbors, friends, members and nonmembers are welcome.

Sandy Bay Historical Society’s free annual open house, 2 to 4 p.m., Rockport’s Old Castle (postponed from July 6th). Join us on Castle Lane, at Granite and Curtis streets, Pigeon Cove. Learn the history of this 1715 home “castle”. Refreshments will be served.

Old Sloop Fair at First Congregational Church of Rockport, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 12 School St., Rummage Sale offers gently-used women’s, men’s and children’s clothing, bed linens, luggage, handbags, and more: handicap-accessible

S.S. Crocker Memorial Race, held off the coast of Manchester. Race open to all sailboats. Fun-filled family event. Awards given for first, second and third in each class. Wood and Fiberglass boats welcome. Sponsored by Manchester Yacht Club and Manchester Harbor Boat Club.

Pilates/Yoga Class, sponsored by Rockport Recreation Department, 6 to 7 p.m., Rockport Community House, 58 Broadway. $60/12 classes, $8/drop in fee. 978-546-1309.

sunday, july 14

US Navy Band Pops Ensemble, 1:30 p.m. at Rockport High School, Free tickets available to Rockport residents ( with transfer station stickers) Saturday, July 6, at the Rockport Transfer Station 7:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m.. Or send requests to:

Monday, July 15

Meet the author, 7 p.m., Rockport Public Library. Joseph R. Gallo Jr. discusses “Boston Bronze & Stone Speak to Us.”

tuesday, July 16

Skeptics in the Pub meet, 6 p.m., La Trattoria Restaurant, 64 Main St., Rich Sagall and Art Thomas examine seemingly easy explanations that turn out to be more complicated! Program starts, 6:45 p.m.

Saturday, July 20

Old Sloop Fair at First Congregational Church of Rockport, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 12 School St. Silent Auction, White Elephants, Art Mart, Jewelry, Books, Handcrafted Goods, Handknits, Pet Corner, Bake Table, snack Bar: handicap-accessible

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