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July 6, 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 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.

Free art class

Noted Gloucester artist and educator, Linda York Robbins is offering a free art class on Friday, July 26, from 1:30 to 5 p.m., at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 48 Middle St., in the parish hall(parking lot on Washington ST.) Adults can bring one child (6 or older) a companion, or just come on your own. Create an original wire sculpture, and share the experience with others. All materials will be provided free, along with refreshments. Reserve your place at:, or call 978-283-6149.

Youth acting workshops

Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main St., will offer Youth Acting Workshops for children ages 6 to 18. The six-week session, taught by Gloucester native and award-winning actress Heidi Dallin, meets Fridays, July 12-Aug. 16. Each class is two hours per week and the students are divided in classes according to age. The workshops include an introduction to theater basics including improvisation, movement, vocal and physical expression, character preparation, scene study, storytelling, writing and public speaking training. Class size is limited and registration is on a first come basis. Summer session includes special guest teaching collaborations with Mary Saunders, Terry Byrne, Lindsay Crouse and Israel Horovitz. To register, call 978-283-6688.

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