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‘The Law & Underage Drinking’
Essex County District Attorney Blodgett and Attorney Campbell will present a free program, “Party’s at Your House! The Law & Underage Drinking: Know the Facts,” on Thursday, April 25, 6:30 to 8 p.m., at the Rose Baker Senior Center. Sponsored by Healthy Gloucester Collaborative, Gloucester Police Department, Gloucester Licensing Board, and Gloucester Council on Aging. All local communities are welcome. Light refreshments served. No preregistration required.
Espresso Italian Bar & Grille, 116 E Main St, will be holding a ‘One Fund’ fundraiser for the victims of the Marathon Bombing on Monday April 29, from 6 to 9 p.m. They be offering a Pizza Buffet; $10 per ticket, with 100% of the proceeds going to The One Fund. For more information, call 978-283-0600
After the Move
“AFter the Move”, a class for New Homeowners will be held Wednesday and Thursday, May 15 & 16, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Gloucester Housing Authority, 259 Washington St. It is a 2-night workshop where local professionals will cover maintenance, hiring contractors, equity loans, refinancing, tax issues, preventing foreclosure, home safety, and landlord/tenant issues. The fee is $30 per household, and you must pre-register. The class is HUD and MHP certified. Find the registration form on our website www.ghama.com, stop by at the Housing Authority, or call Kathy Erkkila at 978-281-4770 Ext. 110.