Wednesday, April 17
Interfaith Prayer Service in response to Boston Marathon Tragedy, 7 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1123 Washington St. for more information, call Pastor Anne Deneen, 617-285-8056, or the church office, 978-283-6550
Thursday, April 18
Fish and Fisheries Public Seminar Series, presented by Large Pelagics Research Center, 7 p.m., Maritime Gloucester, 23 Harbor Loop. Dr. John Hoey, Cooperative Research: Capturing Fishermen’s Local Ecological Knowledge. Free to the public. Space limited; email LPRCtunalab@gmail.com or call 978-283-0368.
Ward 4 meeting, hosted by City Councilor Jackie Hardy, 7 to 9 p.m., Lanesville Community Center, 8 Vulcan St., to discuss Lanes Cove sea wall repairs. Guest speakers: DPW Director Michael Hale and the Mayor’s Chief Administative Officer James Duggan.
Friday, April 19
Holy Family Parish bingo, 6:30 p.m., Monsignor Sullivan Hall, St. Ann Church, Gloucester. Anyone 18 and older invited. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Proceeds support school and parish programs. 978-281-4820.
Saturday, April 20
Spring Fair, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Our Lady of Good Voyage Church parish hall, 142 Prospect St. Portuguese sweet bread, baked goods, general store, jewelry and handmade items. Fried dough breakfast at 9 a.m.; lunch at 11:30 a.m. Handicapped-accessible. All welcome.
Saturday Showcase, 11 a.m., Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant St. Guest speaker: Children’s book author and illustrator Frances Wosmek. Free and open to the public. 978-283-0455. www.capeannmuseum.org.
Indoor/outdoor Cape Ann Farmers Market, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, corner of Middle and Church streets. In conjunction with Time Bank’s Eco-Trip. Call Nikki Bogin at 978-290-2717. www.capeannfarmersmarket.org.
Cape Ann TimeBank’s Eco-Trip scavenger hunt, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., downtown Gloucester. Players solve verbal and visual puzzles to learn what local businesses are doing to lessen their carbon footprints. After-party at Latitude 43 at 2:30 p.m. $10 to play solo or in teams before April 13. $15 after April 13. To register, visit www.capeanntimebanks.org.