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April 29, 2013

Gloucester Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

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Fundraiser for ‘The One Fund,’ 6 to 9 p.m., Espresso Italian Bar & Grille, 116 E Main St. All proceeds go to fund for the victims of the Marathon Bombing. Pizza Buffet,$10 per ticket. For more information, call 978-283-0600

Wednesday, May 1

Education forum, “Access and Empowerment: Technology as a Game-Changer in the 21st Century Classroom,” sponsored by Gloucester Education Foundation and Gloucester Public School District, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Cruiseport Gloucester, Rowe’s Square. Guest speaker: Alan November. Free and open to the public. 978-282-5550. emailus@thinkthebest.org.

Poet Mary Baine Campbell and photographer, writer and artist John Engstrom read from their works, 7:30 p.m., Gloucester Writers Center, 126 East Main St. Parking available across the street. www.gloucesterwriters.org.

Thursday, May 2

Peter Anastas and David Rich reads works by Vincent Ferrini, 7:30 p.m., Gloucester Writers Center, 126 East Main St. Parking available across street. www.gloucesterwriters.org.

Friday, May 3

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.

Chorus North Shore’s Honors Youth Choir presents “Music Shall Live,” 7 p.m., Shalin Liu Performance Center. $18; visit www.rockportmusic.org or call 978-546-7391.

Saturday MAY 4

Cape Ann Cursillo Community pot-luck, 5 p.m., St. Ann Church, Holy Family Parish. Ultreya follows at 6 p.m. 978-879-3655.

Sunday, May 5

Gloucester Democratic City Committee’s annual brunch, 11:30 a.m., The Tavern on the Harbor, 30 Western Ave. Public welcome. $45. For tickets, visit www.gloucesterdemocrats.org; mail checks to: GDCC, P.O. Box 111, Gloucester, MA 10931; or pick up at door.

“Five Wishes” film program, 4 p.m., Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, 10 Church St., corner of Middle and Church, downstairs in the vestry. Free. Registered nurse Ginny Cohen discusses end-of-life issues. 978-283-3410.

Cape Ann Forum, 7 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, corner of Church and Middle streets. Veteran diplomat William “Mark” Bellamy discusses “As Africa Rises, China Seeks an Edge.” Free and open to public. Scholarship recipients announced. www.capeannforum.org.

Monday, May 6

Wellspring’s 15th annual Women Honoring Women Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., DoubleTree Hotel, Danvers. Keynote speaker: Karen Keating Ansara. www.wellspringhouse.org. 978-281-3558.

Wednesday, May 8

Author book reading, 7:30 p.m., The Harbor Room, 8 Norwood Court. Greg Gibson reads from new crime novel, “The Old Turk’s Load.” Sponsored by Gloucester Writers Center and The Bookstore of Gloucester. www.gloucesterwriters.org. www.gloucesterbooks.com.

Thursday, May 9

Open Door’s annual Empty Bowl Dinner, 4 to 8 p.m., Cruiseport Gloucester. Extra parking at Good Harbor Beach, with regular trolley service to and from event. $15, $10 for children under 10. Tickets at door. Simple soup, bread and cookie. Guests choose and keep soup bowl handcrafted for event. 978-283-6776. www.foodpantry.org.

Friday, May 10

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.

Cape Ann Symphony’s “Heroic Music for Mother’s Day” concert open rehearsal, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Manchester Essex High School auditorium, 36 Lincoln St., Manchester. Public invited. Questions from audience follow. $10 for adults, free for children 18 and under. For tickets, call 978-281-0543 or visit www.capeannsymphony.org.

Saturday, may 11

Gloucester letter carriers’ food drive, put nonperishable donations in bag by mail box and it will be delivered to a local food bank. 781-405-2914.

Gloucester Public School Arts Festival, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Locations for student displays and performances include Sawyer Free Library, The Hive, Cape Ann Museum, and City Hall. Free and open to public. Supported by Gloucester Education Foundation. www.gloucesterschools.com or www.gloucestereducationfoundation.org.

Cape Ann Symphony’s “Heroic Music for Mother’s Day” concert, 8 p.m., Manchester Essex High School auditorium, 36 Lincoln St., Manchester. Features Tchaikovsky’s “Serenade for Strings” and Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 3, Eroica.” $35 for adults, $30 for seniors, $20 for those 19-24, free for children 18 and under. For tickets, call 978-281-0543 or visit www.capeannsymphony.org.

Thursday, May 16

Peter Anastas and David Rich reads works by Vincent Ferrini, 7:30 p.m., Gloucester Writers Center, 126 East Main St. Parking available across street. www.gloucesterwriters.org.

Friday, May 17

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.

Share the Music performs “Singin’ the Fifties,” 8 p.m., Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main St. Proceeds benefit GSC. Tickets are $25; call 978-281-4433 or visit www.gloucesterstage.org.

Saturday, may 18

Yard and bake sale to benefit Cape Ann’s active duty military and their families, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Maj. Fred W. Ritvo Veterans Center, 12 Emerson Ave.

Sing-along spaghetti supper, 5:30 p.m., Gloucester United Methodist Church, 436 Washington St. Proceeds benefit church’s Machias, Maine, Mission Trip. $10 per person (children under 6 free) with a pair a men’s white tube socks for migrant workers. For reservations, call 978-281-1040.

Share the Music performs “Singin’ the Fifties,” 8 p.m., Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main St. Proceeds benefit GSC. Tickets are $25; call 978-281-4433 or visit www.gloucesterstage.org.

Sunday, May 19

Share the Music performs “Singin’ the Fifties,” 9 p.m., Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main St. Proceeds benefit GSC. Tickets are $25; call 978-281-4433 or visit www.gloucesterstage.org.

Friday, May 24

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, May 31

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.

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Friday,

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.