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August 2, 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.

Working Waterfront Walking Tour

Schooner Adventure’s Gloucester’s Working Waterfront Walking Tour will be offered Saturdays, Aug. 3, 17 and 31, and Sept. 14 and 28, at 10 a.m., weather permitting. The 90-minute tour starts at the Fishermen’s Statue and ends on Harbor Loop. Cost is $5 per person. To register, call 978-281-8079. Wear comfortable shoes.

Endicott, Magnolia meeting

Endicott College’s MBA Program and the Magnolia Library and Community Center will present “Your Community Center Makeover” on Monday, Aug. 5, 7 to 8 p.m., at 1 Lexington Ave. Endicott College MBA Professor Richard Benedetto and his students have made the Magnolia Library and Community Center a case study. After weeks of in-depth investigation and careful planning, they are ready to present their recommendations for the center. Light refreshments served.

Gloucester Writers Center

Nicole Rafter will discuss genocide films, “Night and Fog” by Alan Renais and “Enemies of the People” by Thet Sambath, on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 7:30 p.m., at the Gloucester Writers Center. Visit www.Gloucesterwriters.org or call 978-283-7738.

‘Beauport’

Pilar Garro, site manager of Beauport, will present a free program titled, “Beauport: Henry Davis Sleeper’s Eclectic Showplace,” on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 7:30 p.m., at the Rockport Public Library. The 40-room house/museum, which dates back to 1907, is furnished with unusual and interesting objects acquired by Sleeper and includes a circular library, octagon room and a secret stairway. Sponsored by Sandy Bay Historical Society. All are welcome.

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