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May 12, 2013

Rockport Calendar

Tuesday, May 14

Old Garden Beach Association annual meeting, 7 p.m., Rockport Community House. All welcome.

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 Museum Director Stephen Kenny speaks about its collection of historical documents.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

Wednesday, may 15

Wine and cheese party to celebrate Rockport Public Library’s 20th anniversary at present location, 6 p.m., Community Center. Hosted by Friends of Rockport Library. Appetizers served. $15; proceeds 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 library celebration. Tickets at Toad Hall Book Store.

Thursday, May 16

‘30s, ‘40s and ‘50s theater group, 12:30 p.m., Rockport Senior Center. Monologues from playwrights, performances of Cole Porter and George Gershwin. RSVP. Rockport Cultural Council program supported by Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Tower Tour, 11 a.m. to noon, Halibut Point State Park, Gott Avenue. Includes climb to upper-levels of park’s World War II artillery fire control tower. Meet at Visitors Center. All ages. Rain or shine. Free and open to public. 978-546-2997. www.mass.gov/dcr.

Friday, May 17

Reading the Granite Landscape, 10 to 11 a.m., Halibut Point State Park, Gott Avenue. Natural history of granite tells stories via geology, plant communities, environmental forces and human use. Meet at Visitors Center. All ages. Pouring rain cancels. Free and open to public. 978-546-2997. www.mass.gov/dcr.

Rockport Art Association’s 21st annual Arts & Flowers reception, 6 to 8 p.m., Hibbard Gallery, 12 Main St. Free. Features more than two dozen floral interpretations inspired by artist member’s art. 978-546-6604. www.rockportartassn.org.

William Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost,” presented by Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe, 8 p.m., Rockport Community House, 58 Broadway. Directed by Ray Jenness. Multi-generational cast from Cape Ann to Cambridge. $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19, available at door. To reserve tickets, email cast2008@prodigy.net. www.capeannshakespearetroupe.blogspot.com.

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