, Gloucester, MA


May 2, 2013

Rockport Goings On

Events listed here are open to the public and sponsored by nonprofit groups unless otherwise noted. Press releases may be sent to Goings on, Gloucester Daily Times, 36 Whittemore St., Gloucester, MA 01930, sent via email to or faxed to 978-282-4397. Please include a contact person’s name and telephone number and send at least two weeks prior to the event. The Times will do its best to run the announcement at least once prior to the event. Due to the volume of goings on listings received by the paper, listings are alternated once they run and the same listings are not printed every day.

Rummage Sale

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church on Broadway in Rockport will hold its Summer Rummage Sale on Friday, May 3, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Saturday, May 4, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Presorted, good quality clothing will be on sale; as well as white elephants, linens, books, CD’s, DVD’s. Coffee and Nisu bread will be served. All proceeds support the church’s outreach programs.

Spiran Lodge

Spiran Lodge 98 will hold a regular meeting, followed by a memorial service for members, on Friday, May 3, 7 p.m., at the hall. For membership inquiries, call 978-546-3223.Spring luncheon

On Tuesday, May 21, Pigeon Cove Circle will hold its annual spring luncheon at the Gloucester House Restaurant. Please RSVP as soon as possible to Carolyn at 978-546-3223.

At the UU Society

On Saturday, May 11, at 7:30 p.m., the Unitarian Universalist Society of Rockport, 4 Cleaves St., will present performances by ‘Leven, Lady Acapella, John Rockwell, Jennifer Ober, and our talented students Cara Burley, Dylan Kerr, Emma McCloy, Coalter Palmer, and Kiva Trumbour. Suggested donation is $10; students $5. Proceeds to benefit the church’s community outreach program. For more information call 978-546-2989

Old Sloop Coffeehouse

Old Sloop Coffeehouse will present a performance by Garnet Rogers on Saturday, May 4, 7:30 p.m., at First Congregational Church, 12 School St., with Chris Pahud and Seth Connelly opening. Advance tickets are $16; visit, Gloucester Music, or Toad Hall Bookstore. Tickets, at the door, are $18 for adults, $10 for those 65 and older, $5 for those younger than 18, $24 per family. Bring nonperishable food items to be donated to The Open Door Food Pantry. Donors will receive a free drink.

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