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March 11, 2013

Gloucester Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

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10-Minute Play Workshop, 7 to 9 p.m., Gloucester Writers Center, 126 East Main St., with one-on-one work. Plot, characters, dialogue and conflict. First of four weekly classes. Create a 10-minute play to be performed live. Course fee, $125; Call M. Lynda Robinson at 617-899-5656.

Tuesday, March 12

League of Women Voters of Cape Ann, 10 a.m., St. John’s Church, Middle Street. All welcome. www.lwvcapeann.org. 978-546-2191.

Friends of Seacoast meet, 6 to 7 p.m., second floor community room. All welcome.

Emblem Club 339 meets, 7:30 p.m. Dinner served at 6:30 p.m. Call Bill Begeal at 978-283-7460.

Women’s Community Club pot-luck supper, 7 p.m., Jones Hall, Magnolia Library Center, with Magnolia Lions, Library Board, and Historical Society. 978-525-3773.

Wednesday, March 13

Author book reading, 7:30 p.m., Gloucester Writers Center, 126 East Main St. Donald Wellman reads from “The Cranberry Island“ series. Parking available across the street. www.gloucesterwriters.org.

Thursday, March 14

“Little Mermaid Jr.,” presented by O’Maley Middle School’s Performing Arts Department, 7 p.m. $5 for students and seniors, $7 for adults.

Friday, March 15

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.

“Little Mermaid Jr.,” presented by O’Maley Middle School’s Performing Arts Department, 7 p.m. $5 for students and seniors, $7 for adults.

Docksiders rock spaghetti dinner, 6 p.m. at the DES Club on Prospect St. The band serves the meal. There is also a silent auction. Tickets, $10/ family of 4, $25.

Saturday, March 16

“Little Mermaid Jr.,” presented by O’Maley Middle School’s Performing Arts Department, 1 p.m. $5 for students and seniors, $7 for adults.

Gloucester Democrats caucus, 1 p.m., Sawyer Free Library, Friend Room. Elect delegates to Massachusetts Democratic Convention. Any registered Democrat in Gloucester (as of Dec. 31, 2012) eligible to vote or run for delegate. 978-281-5673. www.gloucesterdemocrats.org.

St. Patrick’s Day dance, 7 p.m., Gloucester Fraternity Club. Fundraiser for Cape Ann Relay for Life’s Team Friends for Friends. All proceeds benefit American Cancer Society. Music by DJ Leo Francis. Light snacks and raffle. $17 per person. For tickets, call Kate at 978-283-4337 or Debbie at 978-283-0633.

Cape Ann’s Live Animals of the Night program, sponsored by Trustees of Reservations, 6 to 8 p.m., Ravenswood Park’s Cape Ann Discovery Center. $10 for nonmember adults, $8 for member adults, free for children. Preregister at 978-281-8400 or capeann@ttor.org.

First Baptist Church Boiled Dinner fundraiser, 5 p.m., 38 Gloucester Ave. A St. Patrick’s Day feast featuring smoked shoulder ham or corned beef, dessert and beverage. Adults, $10; $5, children under 12 at door. Take out available. Call 978-283-4808.

Sunday, March 17

“Moriarty’s Wake,” 2 p.m., Capt. Lester S. Wass American Legion, Post 3. Members and guests invited to enjoy music and corned beef and cabbage. Door prizes available.

Monday, March 18

10-Minute Play Workshop, 7 to 9 p.m., Gloucester Writers Center, 126 East Main St. One-on-one work with plot, characters, dialogue and conflict. First of four weekly classes. Create a 10-minute play to be performed live. $125. To register, call M. Lynda Robinson at 617-899-5656.

Friday, March 22

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, March 23

Third annual Easter Egg Hunt and Easter Bunny Photo Shoot, 9 to 11 a.m., Stage Fort Park.

Sunday, March 24

Cape Ann Symphony’s “Late Romantic Masters Concert,” 2 p.m., Manchester Essex High School auditorium, 36 Lincoln St., Manchester. $35 for adults, $30 for seniors, $20 for young adults, free for children 18 and under. Handicapped-accessible. 978-281-0543. www.capeannsymphony.org.

Trivia games, 2 p.m., Capt. Lester S. Wass American Legion, Post 3. Members and guests invited. Snacks, competition and prizes. Those interested in doing this on a regular basis should call 978-283-9710 after 3 p.m.

Friday, March 29

Free lecture, “What Does a Healthy Diet Look Like?,” 6 to 7 p.m., The Open Door, 28 Emerson Ave. Presented by Addison Gilbert Hospital dietitian Lynn O’Reilly. Preregistration not required. All welcome.

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.

Thursday, April 4

“Power of the Purse” event, sponsored by Women’s Fund of Essex County, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Brookwood School, Manchester. Hors d’oeuvres and wine, and raffle featuring chances to win distinctive purses and bags donated by renowned designers and retailers. All proceeds fund special projects and annual grant awards made by The Women’s Fund throughout Essex County. $35 in advance, $40 at door. www.thewomensfundec.org.

Friday, April 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.

Friday, April 12

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.

Friday, April 19

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.

Friday, April 26

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.

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Friday,

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.