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April 29, 2013

Rockport Calendar

Tuesday, April 30

Preschool story hour, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Rockport Public Library.

Summer adult/youth tennis programs registration, sponsored by Rockport Recreation Department, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Rockport Elementary School. 978-546-1309.

America’s Boating eight-week safety course begins, 7 to 9 p.m., Sandy Bay Yacht Club. Basic navigational rules contained in Federal recreational boating regulations. Students obtain a boat license or safety certification in most states that require such documentation. $60 per student for eight weeks. To register, call Ed Walsh at 978-927-1179.

Wednesday, May 1

Rockport High School Quiz Team benefit dinner, 5 to 6:30 p.m., RHS cafeteria. Chicken and ribs dinner (courtesy of Outback Steakhouse). Proceeds benefit team’s trip to Atlanta for the National Tournament of High School Quiz Teams. $12. Tickets available from team members or by emailing lhimml@gmail.com.

Friday, May 3

Spiran Lodge 98 regular meeting, followed by memorial service for members, 7 p.m., at the hall. For membership inquiries, call 978-546-3223.

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

Old Sloop Coffeehouse presents Garnet Rogers, 7:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, 12 School St. Chris Pahud and Seth Connelly open. $16 advance tickets; visit www.oldsloopcoffeehouse.org, Gloucester Music, or Toad Hall Bookstore. Tickets, at door, are $18 for adults, $10 for those 65 and older, $5 for those younger than 18, $24 per family. Bring nonperishable food items for Open Door Food Pantry.

Monday, May 6

Rockport American Legion Auxiliary meeting, Unit 98, 7 p.m. at the Legion Hall. Members urged to attend for our annual MemorialService for our departed members and to plan for the annual Poppy Drive and Memorial Day

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.

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