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May 9, 2013

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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.

Theatre in the Pines presents “Dividing the Estate,” 7:30 p.m., Spiran Hall, corner of School Street and Broadway, Rockport. Nan Webber’s direction takes Horton Foote’s comedy classic to hilarious new levels. Tickets at The Bookstore, Gloucester; Toad Hall Bookstore, Rockport.

“Jim” Woodward, 7 p.m., Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant St. Woodward, one of the few lampists working in America today, is leading a two-week effort to assemble and conserve the first order Fresnel Lens that originally sat atop Thacher Island’s southern tower. Reservations required; email info@capeannmuseum.org or call 978-283-0455, ext. 10. www.capeannmuseum.org.

Friday, May 10

Theatre in the Pines presents “Dividing the Estate,” 7:30 p.m., Spiran Hall, corner of School Street and Broadway, Rockport. Nan Webber’s direction takes Horton Foote’s comedy classic to hilarious new levels. Tickets at The Bookstore, Gloucester; Toad Hall Bookstore, Rockport.

Schooner Adventure’s History Sharing Program, 10 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Enjoy images of old Gloucester and share your own memories This month; Working Waterfront 1880’s-1930’s Part 1. Call Beth Welin at Schooner Adventure, 978-281-8079.

Holy Family Parish bingo, 6:30 p.m., Monsignor Sullivan Hall, St. Ann Church, Gloucester. Anyone 18 and older invited. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Proceeds support school and parish programs. 978-281-4820.

Cape Ann Symphony’s “Heroic Music for Mother’s Day” concert open rehearsal, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Manchester Essex High School auditorium, 36 Lincoln St., Manchester. Public invited. Questions from audience follow. $10 for adults, free for children 18 and under. For tickets, call 978-281-0543 or visit www.capeannsymphony.org.

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