Gloucester Daily Times
---- — Saturday, Nov. 17
Essex Fire Company’s 22nd annual spaghetti supper, 4 to 7 p.m., Essex Fire Station, 24 Martin St. All-you-can-eat salad, spaghetti, meatballs and sauce, drinks and dessert. Donations at door. Proceeds benefit Equipment Fund. All welcome.
St. John the Baptist Church annual Christmas fair, 9 a.m. until after 4 p.m. Mass. Coffee, doughnuts, chili and chowder lunch, theme baskets, baked goods, Christmas decorations, wreaths, crafts, Advent calendars, candles, white elephants, cash and gift raffles.
Brush drop off day to assist residents with Hurricane Sandy clean up, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., DPW Transfer Station. Limbs up to eight inches in diameter accepted. Essex residents only.
Sunday, Nov. 18
St. John the Baptist Church annual Christmas fair, after 10 a.m. Mass. Raffle items drawn. Coffee, doughnuts, chili and chowder lunch, theme baskets, baked goods, Christmas decorations, wreaths, crafts, Advent calendars, candles, white elephants, cash and gift raffles.
Monday, Nov. 26
Jewelry party fundraiser for library, 7 p.m. Hosted by Friends of T.O.H.P. Burnham Library member Patty Roundy at 57 Martin St. Shop for holiday gifts. www.premierdesigns.com.
Friday, Nov. 30
Game night, for teens in grades seven to 12, 6 to 8 p.m., T.O.H.P. Burnham Library, 30 St. Martin St. Snacks, door prizes and lots of board games.
Saturday, Dec. 8
Christmas concert, “The Reason for the Season,” 7 to 9 p.m., Emmanuel Community Church, 180 Western Ave. Music, comedy, food and fun for all ages. Doors open at 6 p.m. Donations appreciated.
Nutcracker party, 2 p.m., T.O.H.P. Burnham Library. “The Nutcracker” with storyteller Carolyn Martino, For children 5 and older. Followed by holiday fare. Free, but space limited. To register, call 978-768-7410 asap, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.