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August 2, 2013

Rockport Calendar

Friday, Aug. 2

Tidepool Explorers, 2 to 3 p.m., Halibut Point State Park. Inter-tidal exploration, creatures inhabiting special environment. Meet at Visitors Center. All ages. Rain or shine; pouring rain cancels.

Saturday, Aug. 3

Babson Farm Quarry Tour, 10 to 11 a.m., Halibut Point State Park. Interpreter uses trail and quarry to explain how granite was quarried, including splitting of granite with traditional quarry tools. Meet at Visitors Center. All ages. Rain or shine; pouring rain cancels.

Unitarian Universalist Society of Rockport fundraiser to benefit UU Steeple Rescue, 7:30 p.m., 4 Cleaves St. Donations accepted.

Sunday, Aug. 4

Babson Farm Quarry Tour, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Halibut Point State Park. Interpreter uses trail and quarry to explain how granite was quarried, including splitting of granite with traditional quarry tools. Meet at Visitors Center. All ages. Rain or shine; pouring rain cancels.

Free Rockport Legion Band concert, 7 p.m., Back Beach Bandstand. All ages. Bring blankets or chairs. Popcorn and cold drinks available.

Monday, Aug. 5

“Ceremonial Time: Fifteen Thousand Years of Fifty Acres,” 6 to 7 p.m., Halibut Point State Park. “Psychological” history and “spirit” of a place gathered via history, anthropology and geology. Meet at Visitors Center. All ages. Rain or shine; pouring rain cancels.

Free Vacation Bible School, 9 a.m. to noon, First Congregational Church. “Treasure Cove!” Preschool to sixth-grade welcome. Arrive by 8:30 a.m. to register child.

Tuesday, Aug. 6

Artist demonstration: Paul Ciaramitaro — How To Draw Anything, 7 p.m., Rockport Art Association, 12 Main St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. $5, free for members. 978-546-6604. www.rockportartassn.org.

“Chicago,” presented by Annisquam Village Players, 7:30 p.m., Annisquam Village Hall, 36 Leonard St. $32 reserved seating, $16 general admission; visit www.annisquamvillageplayers.com. General admission tickets may be purchased after July 22 at: Annisquam Exchange, 32 Leonard St., Gloucester; The Bookstore, 61 Main St., Gloucester; and Lula’s Pantry, 5 Dock Square. Air-conditioned and handicapped-accessible. Refreshments served.

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