, Gloucester, MA

October 15, 2012

Gloucester Calendar

Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Tuesday, Oct. 16

Gloucester Little League annual meeting, 7 p.m., Boudreau Field. Public welcome. Call Bill Melvin at 978-290-1607.

Wednesday, Oct. 17

Gloucester High School college planning night for seniors and their parents/guardians, 7 p.m., GHS second floor lecture hall. Guidance staff discusses college selection and admission process. All seniors and parents requested to attend.

“Poets Around Town,” presented by Poet Laureate Rufus Collinson, 7:30 p.m., Gloucester Writers Center, 126 East Main St. Free admission. All welcome. Park across street.

Thursday, Oct. 18

Free flu shots, 3 to 6 p.m., BankGloucester, Main Street.

Saturday, Oct. 20

Indoor yard sale, sponsored by AMVETS Riders Chapter 32, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Post 32, 14 Prospect St. To schedule a pickup or to arrange a drop off of donated items, call Lisa Riley at 978-281-4477 and leave a message.

Sunday, Oct. 21

Indoor yard sale, sponsored by AMVETS Riders Chapter 32, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Post 32, 14 Prospect St. To schedule a pickup or to arrange a drop off of donated items, call Lisa Riley at 978-281-4477 and leave a message.

“Tolkien Literary Walk in the Woods, 1 to 3 p.m.,” Ravenswood Park. Sponsored by Trustees of Reservations. Guide reads aloud from Tolkien’s trilogy. $5 for nonmembers, free for members. Preregistration required; call 978-281-8400 or email

Cape Ann Forum, 7 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, corner of Church and Middle streets. Washington-based author and foreign policy analyst Phyllis Bennis discusses current crises in Middle East and American policy. Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, Oct. 23

SeniorCare annual fundraiser breakfast, 6:30 to 11 a.m., Lobsta Land. $10, $8 for seniors. Tickets available at SeniorCare or at door. Proceeds benefit services for local seniors.

Thursday, Oct. 25

Gloucester2Berklee scholarship fundraiser, 6:30 p.m., Gloucester House restaurant. With the Jim Odgren Quintet jammin’ jazz and standards of ‘50s and ‘60s Blue Note. Special dinner menu. Tickets $10 advance, $15 at door (cash only, does not include food). Call 978-525-9093. or visit:

Friday, Oct. 26

Docksiders coffee house, 7 p.m., Gloucester High School cafeteria. Baked goods and 50/50 raffle. Bring used ink jet cartridges to be recycled. $5, free for students.

Saturday, Oct. 27

seARts fundraiser, 6 to 9 p.m., Bass Rocks Golf Club. Magical evening of music and art with emerging artists; $85 ticket includes all food and entertainment. Call Jo-Anne Crawford at 978-281-1222.

Baked fish dinner and concert, two seatings, 4:30 and 7 p.m. United Methodist Church, 436 Washington St., Concert at 5:45 p.m. Tickets, $10; children under 12, $5; includes full course dinner. Free will offerings for concert to support mission efforts of the United Methodist Women of the Gloucester,

Sunday, Oct. 28

Second annual Halloween party, for children ages 1-8, 2 to 5 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Sponsored by Gloucester Downtown Association. Free for all Gloucester children. Games, crafts, face-painting, dancing, goodie bags and more. Prizes awarded for Best Costume. To volunteer, call Chris at 978-281-4350.

Saturday, Nov. 3

Sweet bread sale and fried-dough breakfast, 9 a.m. until gone, Our Lady of Good Voyage Church parish hall, 142 Prospect St.

Fundraiser to benefit Sandra “Sandy” Orlando Memorial Scholarship Fund, 5 p.m. until closing, Giuseppe’s Ristorante & Piano Bar, 2 Main St. Percentage of night’s proceeds benefit fund. 50/50 raffle; tickets $20 each. For tickets, email Send donations to: Sandra “Sandy” Orlando Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Cape Ann Savings Bank, P.O. Box 330, Gloucester, MA 01930.

Third annual benefit concert and silent auction, sponsored by Cape Ann Vernal Pond Team and Kestrel Educational Adventures, Woodman’s, Essex Room, 127 Main St., Essex. Entertainment by Entrain. $20. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets available at door. Advance tickets at, 1-888-718-4253, Gloucester Music in Gloucester, or Toad Hall Bookstore in Rockport.

Saturday, Nov. 10

Addison Gilbert Hospital reunion for all past and present employees, 4 to 9 p.m., Gloucester House restaurant, Rogers Street. $25 per person, includes dinner buffet. Bring any pictures or memorabilia from AGH.

Saturday, Dec. 29

Tribute to John Lennon and George Harrison concert, 6 to 9:30 p.m., Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport. Beatles tribute band Octopus’s Garden performs classic Beatles songs, and The Mockers perform solo works by Lennon and Harrison. $20. All proceeds benefit local cancer related charities.