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‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’
Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe will present William Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost,” directed by Ray Jenness and featuring a multi-generational cast from Cape Ann to Cambridge, on May 11, 17 and 18, 8 p.m.; May 12 and 19, 3 p.m., at the Rockport Community House, 58 Broadway, Rockport. Tickets are $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19, and are available at the door. To reserve tickets, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.capeannshakespearetroupe.blogspot.com and Facebook.
Mother’s Day benefit
Haiti Projects Inc. will host a Mother’s Day tea benefit Saturday, May 11, 3 to 6 p.m., at 31 Leonard St. Event supports the needlework of the women of Fond des Blanc, and the new summer reading program for children, ages 5 to 8. Call 978-283-0892.
The Cape Ann Interfaith Commission will hold a reception and awards ceremony for youth volunteers on Monday, May 20, 7 to 8:30 p.m., in the Gloucester High School lecture hall.
Friends of Seacoast
Friends of Seacoast will meet Tuesday, May 14, 6 to 7 p.m., at Seacoast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 298 Washington St. All are welcome.
Holy Family Parish will offer a trip to Foxwoods in Connecticut on Wednesday, May 22. A motor coach will leave from the St. Anthony’s Chapel parking lot at 6 a.m. and return around 7:30 p.m. Cost is $30 per person and includes transportation, the Festival Buffet (an $18 value) and a $10 Keno voucher. Mail payments (checks should be made payable to Rosa Ladd), along with your name, address and phone number (by May 15) to: Rosa Ladd, 130 Mount Pleasant Ave., Gloucester, MA 01930. Contact Rosa at 978-580-4455 or email@example.com.