Wednesday, Nov. 7
Gloucester Fraternity Club’s Ladies Auxiliary, 7 p.m., 27 Webster St. Dinner served at 6 p.m. For dinner reservations, call Barbara at 978-282-4704. Elect officers, make final plans for turkey penny sale and sign up for Christmas party. For a ride, call Annette at 508-320-3788.
“Perspective and Point of View in Memoir” with memoirist Helen Fremont, 7:30 p.m., Gloucester Writers Center, 126 East Main St. Fremont’s first memoir, “After a Long Silence,” was published in 1999 and tells of being raised Roman Catholic and discovering in her 30s that her parents were in fact Jewish Holocaust survivors. 978-283-7738.
SeniorCare program for family caregivers, noon to 4 p.m. Four-hours, sponsored by Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, to help cope with physical, neurological effects of Alzheimer’s, and, importantly, caring for yourself. Light refreshments; 49 Blackburn Circle; Myra L. Herrick Conference Room. RSVP Susan Harrison, 978-921-2065, ext. 221 or email@example.com.
Dinner fundraiser to support Arlene (Cecilio) Muise’s fight against cancer, 4 p.m. to closing, Jalapeno’s, 86 Main St. Dine in or take out.
Thursday, Nov. 8
Gloucester native and Pushcart Prize winning author Anna Solomon at Sawyer Free, 7 p.m., duiscussing how Gloucester inspired her prize winning story “The Lobster Mafia,” Free copies available at circulation desk or her website at: annasolomon.com.
COA Triad Counsel meets at Rose Baker Senior Center, 10 a.m. New members welcome. Call the senior center reception desk at 978 281-9765.
Friday, Nov. 9
Holy Family Parish bingo, 6:30 p.m., Msgr. 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.
“Shakespeare In Two Acts,” presented by Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe, 8 p.m., Gloucester Stage Co., 267 East Main St., Gloucester. $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19. Tickets at door. To reserve tickets, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, Nov. 10
Holiday fair, sponsored by Women’s Community Club of Magnolia, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Jones Hall, Magnolia Library Center, corner of Lexington and Norman avenues. Handmade crafts, holiday gifts, jewelry and bake table, children’s activities, photos with Santa, silent auction and more. 978-525-3773.