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October 25, 2012

Gloucester Goings On

Sawyer award

This year’s Sawyer Medal/Award Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. at the Gloucester High School Lecture Hall, followed by refreshments in the Library.

Turkey penny sale

The Gloucester Fraternity Club, 27 Webster ST., will hold a turkey penny sale on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $.25 each. For more inforamtion, call Annette at 508-320-3788.

Elks hoop shoot

The Gloucester Elks will hold its annual hoop shoot on Sat. Nov. 10, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Cape Ann YMCA. It is a free throw contest with boys and girls ages 8 to 13. for more inforamtion, call Deb SHeppard at 97-283-1092.

Educator Workshop

NOAA Fisheries invites educators to a free workshop on Nov. 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at NOAA Fisheries Service, 55 Great Republic Drive, Gloucester. For more information, call Edith Carson at 978-282-8490.

Flea market

West Gloucester Congregational Church will hold n indoor-outdoor flea market on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tables are

for rent. For more information, call Pete Haskell at 978-546-2837

Rummage sale

St. John’s Church, Middle Street, will hold a rummage sale Oct. 26 and 27. Call Martha Whitney at 978-283-9843.

Open house

Eastern Point Day School, 8 Farrington Ave., welcomes kids of all ages for an afternoon of music, hayrides, face-painting, pumpkin crafts, story telling, raffles, artisan and food vendors and more Saturday, Oct. 27, from noon to 4 p.m. Call 978-283-1700 or visit

Magnolia Hike

The Trustees of Reservations will host a Great Magnolia Swamp Long Trail Hike on Saturday, Oct. 27, from noon to 3 p.m. Join us for this circumnavigational 5 mile hike of Ravenswood Park’s paths, beautiful habitat, and rocky woodland outer loop. Meet at Stage Fort Park (parking area, rear left): $10, Nonmembers, $5 for Trustees Members.

Homeland security

On Nov, 8, at 7 p.m., The Cultural Center at Rocky Neck will host national intellidence expert Mary Margaret Graham, the first Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Collection speaking on “National Security since 9-11, Are we Safer?” Mrs. Graham has 29 years in the CIA and worked on behalf of the Director of National Intelligence to conceptualize and manage DNI oversight of intelligence collection programs across the Intelligence Community. Suggested donation, $10.

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