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The Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, 10 Church St., corner of Middle and Church streets, will host a free viewing of “Five Wishes” on Sunday, May, 4 p.m., downstairs in the vestry. Registered nurse Ginny Cohen, whose ministry is devoted to end-of-life issues, will lead a discussion. Open to the public. Materials available for a small fee. Call 978-283-3410.
The Lighthouse chapter of BNI meets Fridays, 7 to 8:30 a.m., at Bass Rocks Golf Club in Gloucester. Visitors are welcome. For reservations, call Annalei Babson at 978-309-8450.
The Capt. Lester S. Wass American Legion, Post 3, will hold its annual elections Tuesday, May 28, 7 p.m., at the post. Members are also encouraged to attend the next executive board meeting Monday, May 13, at 7 p.m.
Cape Ann Forum
The next Cape Ann Forum will take place Sunday, May 5, 7 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Church, corner of Church and Middle streets. Veteran diplomat William “Mark” Bellamy will discuss “As Africa Rises, China Seeks an Edge.” Event is free and open to the public. Forum organizers will also announce the recipients of this year’s eighth annual scholarship for Gloucester High School seniors who have done the most to educate their peers on international issues. Visit www.capeannforum.org.