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June 11, 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.

Museum outdoor tours

Cape Ann Museum will present three separate outdoor tours this summer, which offer multiple opportunities to walk or boat in the footsteps of Gloucester’s best-known artists.

Fitz Henry Lane’s Gloucester Walking Tour — Highlights the artist’s neighborhood. 10 a.m. tour held rain or shine. $10 members, $20 nonmembers. Reservations required. Schedule: Saturdays, July 13 and Aug. 10.

Fitz Henry Lane’s Sunset Harbor Cruise — Narrated tour of Gloucester Harbor from aboard schooner Ardelle. 6 to 8 p.m. tour. Offered in collaboration with Maritime Gloucester. Members only, $20. Reservations required; visit www.MaritimeGloucester.org or call 978-281-0470. Schedule: Wednesdays, June 19, July 10 and Aug. 7.

Hopper’s Houses Walking Tour — See Gloucester houses made famous in Edward Hopper’s paintings. 10 a.m. tour. Offered in conjunction with special exhibition “Hopper Redux,” Photographs by Gail Albert Halaban, on display June 29-Sept. 29. $10 members; $20 nonmembers. Space limited. Reservations required. Schedule: Saturdays, June 15, June 22, July 6, July 20, July 27, Aug. 3, and Aug. 17.

For reservations, call 978-283-0455, ext. 10, or email info@capeannmuseum.org.

Learning Express

Sawyer Library patrons have access to Learning Express Library from any computer with their library card. Prepare for the CLEP, ACT, PSAT, SAT, TOEFL, and ASVAB without the expense of buying practice books. Learning Express also offers tutorials for software, GED preparation, job searches, U.S. citizenship, and resources in Spanish. Visit www.sawyerfreelibrary.org.

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