Tuesday, Nov. 13
Women’s Community Club of Magnolia, 7 p.m., Magnolia Library Center. “The Bead Shop Demo” by Susan. Create jewelry for a $5 charge for supplies. 978-525-3773.
Financial aid night, 7 p.m., Gloucester High School lecture hall. Presented by Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority. For all senior students and parents. Students encouraged to attend. Learn how to apply for financial aid, compare award letters, and seek available financing options.
Wednesday, Nov. 14
Free seminar, “Estate Planning Is For Everybody — A Sensible Approach to Planning Your Estate,” 10 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center.
Turkey penny sale, sponsored by GFC Auxiliary, 7 p.m., Gloucester Fraternity Club, 27 Webster St. Doors open at 6 p.m. Turkey, sweet bread, groceries, baked goods and more. Tickets, $.25 each. Call Annette at 508-320-3788.
“Let Nothing Slip By,” an evening of poetry, reflection and dialogue, 7:30 p.m., Cultural Center at Rocky Neck, 6 Wonson St., East Gloucester. Presented by Gloucester Writers Center. Readings by Martha Collins, Afaa M. Weaver and Sam Cornish. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, Nov. 15
Author Eric Dolan reads from latest book, “When America First Met China: An Exotic History of Tea, Drugs, and Money in the Age of Sail,” 7 p.m., The Bookstore. Dolan is also the author of “Leviathan” and “Fur, Fortune and Empire.”
Friday, Nov. 16
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, Nov. 17
Middle Street Harvest Festival, events take place throughout the day at venues along Middle Street.
Thanksgiving Harvest Market, sponsored by the Cape Ann Farmers Market, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, 10 Church St., corner of Middle and Church streets. Local produce, soups, baked goods, crafts, meats, cheese, herbs, Trupiano sausage, pasta and maple syrup. www.CapeAnnFarmersMarket.org. Call Nicole Bogin at 978-290-2717.