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May 3, 2013

Rockport Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

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St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Summer Rummage Sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Broadway. Presorted, good quality clothing, white elephants, linens, books, CDs, DVDs, coffee and Nisu bread. Proceeds support outreach programs.

Spiran Lodge 98 regular meeting, followed by memorial service for members, 7 p.m., at the hall. For membership inquiries, call 978-546-3223.

Chorus North Shore’s Honors Youth Choir presents “Music Shall Live,” 7 p.m., Shalin Liu Performance Center. $18; visit www.rockportmusic.org or call 978-546-7391.

Saturday, May 4

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Summer Rummage Sale, 9 a.m. to noon., Broadway. Presorted, good quality clothing, white elephants, linens, books, CDs, DVDs, coffee and Nisu bread. Proceeds support outreach programs.

Old Sloop Coffeehouse presents Garnet Rogers, 7:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, 12 School St. Chris Pahud and Seth Connelly open. $16 advance tickets; visit www.oldsloopcoffeehouse.org, Gloucester Music, or Toad Hall Bookstore. Tickets, at door, are $18 for adults, $10 for those 65 and older, $5 for those younger than 18, $24 per family. Bring nonperishable food items for Open Door Food Pantry.

Monday, May 6

Rockport Recreation’s Pilates Yoga Stength Training, 6:30-7:15pm, Rockport Community House, 58 Broadway. $5/drop in fee. Call Caitlin Chandler at 978-546-1309

Rockport American Legion Auxiliary meeting, Unit 98, 7 p.m. at the Legion Hall. Members urged to attend for our annual MemorialService for our departed members and to plan for the annual Poppy Drive and Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 7

Rockport Recreation’s Pilates/Yoga Class, 6-7 p.m., Rockport Community House, 58 Broadway. admission: $60/12 classes or $8/drop in fee. Call Caitlin Chandler at 978-546-1309

Thursday, may 9

Open Door’s annual Empty Bowl Dinner, 4 to 8 p.m., Cruiseport Gloucester. Extra parking at Good Harbor Beach, with regular trolley service to and from event. $15, $10 for children under 10. Tickets at door. Simple soup, bread and cookie. Guests choose and keep soup bowl handcrafted for event. 978-283-6776. www.foodpantry.org.

“Dividing the Estate,” presented by Theatre in the Pines, 7:30 p.m., Spiran Hall, corner of School Street and Broadway. Directed by Nan Webber, this Horton Foote comedy classic puts a fun spin on dysfunctional family rivalries. Tickets at The Bookstore in Gloucester and Toad Hall in Rockport.

Friday, may 10

“Dividing the Estate,” presented by Theatre in the Pines, 7:30 p.m., Spiran Hall, corner of School Street and Broadway. Directed by Nan Webber, this Horton Foote comedy classic puts a fun spin on dysfunctional family rivalries. Tickets at The Bookstore in Gloucester and Toad Hall in Rockport.

Saturday, may 11

Entertainment fundraiser at the UU Society of Rockport, 7:30 p.m., 4 Cleaves St. Performances by ‘Leven, Lady Acapella, John Rockwell, Jennifer Ober, Cara Burley, Dylan Kerr, Emma McCloy, Coalter Palmer, and Kiva Trumbour. Suggested $10; students $5. To benefit community outreach. Call 978-546-2989.

Millbrook Meadow spring cleanup, 8 to 11 a.m. Bring gloves and garden tools. Trash bags provided.

Pigeon Cove Circle’s Mother’s Day tea, for children of all ages to celebrate their mothers, grandmothers or special persons, 2 to 4 p.m., Cove Circle Center, 6 Breakwater Ave. Donations accepted.

“Dividing the Estate,” presented by Theatre in the Pines, 7:30 p.m., Spiran Hall, corner of School Street and Broadway. Directed by Nan Webber, this Horton Foote comedy classic puts a fun spin on dysfunctional family rivalries. Tickets at The Bookstore in Gloucester and Toad Hall in Rockport.

Sunday, may 12

“Dividing the Estate,” presented by Theatre in the Pines, 3 p.m., Spiran Hall, corner of School Street and Broadway. Directed by Nan Webber, this Horton Foote comedy classic puts a fun spin on dysfunctional family rivalries. Tickets at The Bookstore in Gloucester and Toad Hall in Rockport.

tuesday, May 14

Old Garden Beach Association Annual Meeting, 7 p.m. at the Rockport Community House. All are welcome.

“Exploring Massachusetts History at the Commonwealth Museum,” 7:30 p.m., at the Rockport Public Library, presented by the Sandy Bay Historical Society. Museum Director Stephen Kenny speaks about its collection of historical documents. All are welcome..

wednesday, may 15

Wine & cheese party to celebrate Rockport Library’s 20th anniversary at present location, 6 p.m.,at the Community Center, hosted by the Friends of the Rockport Library are hosting a party to be held at the Community Center. Appetizers will also be served. $15 admission, to benefit library.

Kenneth Gloss of Boston’s Brattle Book Shop in Boston talks about the value of old and rare books, 7 p.m., at the library celebration. Tickets at Toad Hall Book Store.

TUESDAY, MAY 21

Pigeon Cove Circle’s annual Spring Luncheon, noon, at the Gloucester House Restaurant. RSVP to Carolyn at 978-546-3223.

Wednesday, May 22

Music performance, presented by Rockport Middle School orchestra, chorus and chamber music, 7 p.m., Shalin Liu Performance Center.

Sunday, May 26

Tibetan folk and freedom singer Techung performs, 7 p.m., Shalin Liu Performance Center. Performance is part of national 2013 tour “For Peace in Tibet” and benefits Students for a Free Tibet. For tickets, visit www.RockportMusic.org.

Thursday, May 30

Rockport author, Gunilla Caulfield discusses her recent book, “WW II Army Nurse June Houghton Sullivan - A Life Story!” with June Houghton Sullivan at the Pigeon Cove Circle, 6 p.m. Six Breakwater Ave. Non-members welcome.

Monday, July 1

Interactive summer day camp, featuring arts and crafts, sports, and games, begins today. $195. Program runs until Aug. 8. Sponsored by Rockport Recreation Department. To register, visit www.rockportrecreation.com. Contact Caitlin at 978-546-1309 or caitlin@rockportrecreation.com.

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Monday,

Council on Aging bingo, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. 978-546-2573.

Wednesday,

Council on Aging Scrabble, 1 to 3 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. 978-546-2573.