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October 31, 2012

Gloucester Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

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“Shakespeare In Two Acts,” presented by Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe, 8 p.m., Gloucester Stage Co., 267 East Main St. $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19. Tickets at door. To reserve tickets, email cast2008@prodigy.net.

Bike Gloucester community meeting, 6 to 8 p.m., third floor conference room, City Hall, to discuss a proposed bicycle ordinance, bike lanes and signage to improve cycling in Gloucester. All invited to contribute ideas. Light refreshments. 978-282-6509.

Friday, Nov. 2

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.

“Shakespeare In Two Acts,” presented by Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe, 8 p.m., Gloucester Stage Co., 267 East Main St. $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19. Tickets at door. To reserve tickets, email cast2008@prodigy.net.

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 sjomemorialscholarship@gmail.com. Donations to: Sandra “Sandy” Orlando Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Cape Ann Savings Bank, P.O. Box 330, Gloucester, MA 01930.

Cursillo ultreya, 6 p.m., St. Ann Church/Holy Family Parish office building, Pleasant Street. Pot-luck supper at 5 p.m. All welcome. Call Al Mitchell at 978-879-3655.

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 www.ShowClix.com, 1-888-718-4253, Gloucester Music in Gloucester, or Toad Hall Bookstore in Rockport.

“Shakespeare In Two Acts,” presented by Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe, 8 p.m., Gloucester Stage Co., 267 East Main St. $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19. Tickets at door. To reserve tickets, email cast2008@prodigy.net.

Sunday, Nov. 4

Fundraiser dinner to support Arlene (Cecilio) Muise’s fight against cancer, 4 p.m. until closing, Jalapeno’s restaurant, 86 Main St. Dine in or take out.

“Shakespeare In Two Acts,” presented by Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe, 3 p.m., Gloucester Stage Co., 267 East Main St. “Love on a Midsummer Night” and “Visiting Lear.” $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19. Tickets at door. To reserve tickets, email cast2008@prodigy.net.

“Evening of Healing and Intercessory Prayer,” 6 p.m., St. Ann Church, Holy Family Parish. Exposition of Blessed Sacrament and recitation of Rosary. Confessions until 6:45 p.m. Mass at 7 p.m. Laying on of Hands at 8 p.m. All invited.

Wednesday, Nov. 7

Gloucester Fraternity Club’s Ladies Auxiliary, 7 p.m., 27 Webster St. Dinner served at 6 p.m. For dinner reservations, call Barbara at 978-282-4704. Elect officers, make final plans for turkey penny sale and sign up for Christmas party. For a ride, call Annette at 508-320-3788.

“Perspective and Point of View in Memoir” with memoirist Helen Fremont, 7:30 p.m., Gloucester Writers Center, 126 East Main St. Fremont’s first memoir, “After a Long Silence,” was published in 1999 and tells of being raised Roman Catholic and discovering in her 30s that her parents were in fact Jewish Holocaust survivors. 978-283-7738.

thursday, Nov. 8

Gloucester native and Pushcart Prize winning author Anna Solomon at Sawyer Free, 7 p.m., discussing how Gloucester inspired her prize winning story “The Lobster Mafia,” Free copies available at circulation desk or her website at: annasolomon.com.

Friday, Nov. 9

Holy Family Parish bingo, 6:30 p.m., Msgr. 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.

“Shakespeare In Two Acts,” presented by Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe, 8 p.m., Gloucester Stage Co., 267 East Main St., Gloucester. $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19. Tickets at door. To reserve tickets, email cast2008@prodigy.net.

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.

“Shakespeare In Two Acts,” presented by Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe, 8 p.m., Gloucester Stage Co., 267 East Main St., Gloucester. $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19. Tickets at door. To reserve tickets, email cast2008@prodigy.net.

Sunday, Nov. 11

“Shakespeare In Two Acts,” presented by Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe, 3 p.m., Gloucester Stage Co., 267 East Main St. “Love on a Midsummer Night” and “Visiting Lear.” $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19. Tickets at door. To reserve tickets, email cast2008@prodigy.net.

Concert to benefit upkeep of World War II Memorial at Kent Circle, 3 to 6 p.m., Gloucester House restaurant. Music by Cape Ann Community Big Band. $20 tickets available at Gloucester House or by calling Connie Condon at 978-283-4098. All proceeds benefit memorial. Door prizes and 50/50 raffle.

Wednesday, Nov. 14

“Let Nothing Slip By,” an evening of poetry, reflection and dialogue, 7:30 p.m., Cultural Center at Rocky Neck, 6 Wonson St., East Gloucester. Presented by Gloucester Writers Center. Readings by Martha Collins, Afaa M. Weaver and Sam Cornish. Email dorothyelsa@yahoo.com.

Friday, Nov. 16

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.

Friday, Nov. 23

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.

Friday, Nov. 30

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.

Friday, Dec. 7

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.

Friday, Dec. 14

Candlelight Solstice Stroll Ravenswood Park, 4 to 6 p.m. Followed by warm fire, S’mores and hot chocolate. Bring nonperishable item for The Open Door Food Pantry. Free for Trustees of Reservations members, $5 for nonmembers. Registration required; visit www.thetrustees.org, email capeann@ttor.org or call 978-281-8400.

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.

Friday, Dec. 21

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.

Friday, Dec. 28

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, 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.

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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.