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May 22, 2013

Gloucester 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 gdt@gloucestertimes.com 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.

Thrift Shop

St. John’s Thrift Shop is now open for the summer season every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with household goods, furniture, art, cookware, home décor, adult and children’s books, clothing, shoes, and accessories, along with the occasional antiques and oddities. Proceeds support outreach programs for the Cape Ann Community. Free parking in the church lot at 33 Washington Street. The entrance is down three steps from street level.

Speech, language screenings

Addison Gilbert and Beverly hospitals are offering free screenings to children of all ages through the Speech-Language Department at Beverly Hospital, 85 Herrick Street, Beverly, and Addison Gilbert Hospital, 298 Washington St., Gloucester. To schedule a free screening, call the Speech-Language Pathology office at 978-816-2690.

Look good, feel better

Addison Gilbert Hospital will host The American Cancer Society’s ‘Look God, Feel Better’ program for women undergoing cancer treatment on June 19, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at Addison Gilbert Hospital, 298 Washington Street, Gloucester. Volunteer cosmetologists share make-up, hair, and skin care enhancing techniques to help with appearance-related effects of chemotherapy and radiation. See the wonder that wigs, scarves and accessories can do and receive a complimentary make-up kit. To register, call Community Relations at 978-283-4000, ext. 585.

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