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December 5, 2012

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Wednesday, Dec. 5

Human impact of ecosystem of the sea, 7 p.m. free presentation with author, historian and seafarer W. Jeffrey Bolster, in Gorton’s Seafoods Gallery at Maritime Gloucester, 23 Harbor Loop. world. Stories, data, from his new book The Mortal Sea: Fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail. Visit: http://maritimegloucester.org/visit/events.php or like us on facebook.

Thursday, Dec. 6

“Singing Seniors class/group” at Rose Baker Senior Center, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with A.Jorgelina Zeoli (“Jayzee”), $20 for four weekly Thursday sessions. Expand vocal range, No previous experience necessary. Email: Jayzee.miracles@gmail.com

Stuff a Bus fundraiser, noon to 4 p.m., Walgreen’s plaza. Bring a new toy to the Gloucester school bus parked at the plaza and help make the holidays joyful for a child in need. All proceeds distributed through the YMCA to families in need. Sponsored by Gloucester Public Schools’ Transportation Department.

Council on Aging Christmas fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Fresh baked goods, jewelry, books, music, movies, decorations, kitchenware and more.

Stroke Club’s annual Christmas pot-luck supper and gift exchange, 4 p.m., Logan Room, Addison Gilbert Hospital. Use front door entrance. Bring favorite dish, dessert or beverage, and $5 wrapped gift. Family, friends and new members welcome. Call Cynthia at 978-283-2633 or Virginia at 978-283-3968.

Annual Ladies Night, stores open late for festive holiday shopping. For every item purchased get a free entry to win the $1,500 shopping spree. Refreshments and special offers.

Meet the cartoonist, 6 p.m., Weathervane, Main Street. Gloucester born cartoonist Mark Parisi, creator of award-winning “Off the Mark,” signs 2013 cartoon calendar. www.offthemark.com.

Friday, Dec. 7

Council on Aging Christmas fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Fresh baked goods, jewelry, books, music, movies, decorations, kitchenware and more.

seARTS Wearable Art Show, Saunders House opening reception. Elegant, intimate afternoon shopping for clothing, accessories, jewelry, gifts made by local artists. Coincides with Middle Street Walk. Food prepared by host artists; music by the Cape Ann Big Band Jazz Trio. Supports Sawyer Free Library and seARTS.

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