, Gloucester, MA


April 24, 2013

Gloucester Goings On

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Five Wishes

On Sunday, May, at 4 p.m., the Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, 10 Church Street (corner of Middle and Church) will host a free showing of the Five Wishes film downstairs in the vestry. Ginny Cohen, RN, whose ministry is devoted to end of life issues, will lead a discussion afterwards about emotional and spiritual needs along with medical wishes. This document is a way for individuals and families to plan ahead in order to better cope with serious illness or accidents. This program is open to the public; materials will be available for a small fee. For more information, call 978-283-3410.

Special Mass

The Madonna del Rosario Society will celebrate a Mass for all living and deceased members on Saturday, May 11, at the 4 p.m. Mass at St. Ann’s Church, Holy Family Parish. All members should wear their medals.

Kids, unplugged

The Trustees of Reservations in Cape Ann announces a new short loop designed by teens especially for 3-5 year olds and their family. The Children’s Rocky Woodland Trail begins just outside the entrance to the Discovery Center at Ravenswood Park, Gloucester. Grab your family hike our new young family’s trail. Ask for a “hike-n-seek”to help you enjoy your hike. Older kids will enjoy “Questing”--rhyming clues, to find a Treasure Box in the Park; or borrow our Discovery Detective Pack for your exploration.

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