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November 12, 2012

Gloucester Goings On

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Sawyer Medal ceremony

This year’s Sawyer Medal and award ceremony will be held Wednesday, Nov. 14, 7 p.m., in the Gloucester High School lecture hall, followed by refreshments in the library.

Turkey penny sale

The Gloucester Fraternity Club, 27 Webster St., will hold a turkey penny sale Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $.25 each. Prizes include turkey, sweet bread, groceries, baked goods and much more. Call Annette at 508-320-3788.

‘Let Nothing Slip By’

“Let Nothing Slip By,” an evening of poetry, reflection and dialogue, will take place Wednesday, Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m., at the Cultural Center at Rocky Neck, 6 Wonson St., East Gloucester. What has it meant to grow up white in American society? What does it still mean to be a person of color in America in particular times and places? Presented by the Gloucester Writers Center. Readings by Martha Collins, Afaa M. Weaver and Boston’s first Poet Laureate Sam Cornish. Email dorothyelsa@yahoo.com.

Turkey give-away

Our Lady of Good Voyage Church, 142 Prospect St., will host its Thanksgiving turkey give-away Monday, Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m., in the parish hall. Features 51 turkeys, more than 200 prizes, sweet bread, vegetables and cider.

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