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April 29, 2013

Essex Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Wednesday, May 1

“Art in the Shipyard,” 3:30 to 5 p.m., Essex Shipbuilding Museum, 66 Main St. 8 weekly Wednesday sessions; $5 per session; $30 for all 8. For young artists using the museum’s shipyard and artifacts for inspiration. All materials provided, all ages welcome. email: education@essexshipbuildingmuseum.org or call 978-768-6441.

Rabies clinic, 4 to 6 p.m., Memorial Fire Station, 24 Martin St. Dogs and cats (over 12 years old) only. $10 per pet; cash or personal check. Sponsored by Veterinarian Association of the North Shore..

Friends of the TOHP Burnham Library annual pie fest, noon to 5 p.m. Bakers and eaters needed. $3 per slice. Proceeds benefit children’s programming.

Friday, May 3

Happy As A Clam 5K Road Race and One-Mile Fun Run, Essex Elementary School, 12 Story St. Registration at 4 p.m., followed by race at 5:30 p.m. Fundraiser for Essex Elementary PTO. $25 for 5K, $8 for fun run. www.happyasaclam.org.

Tuesday May 7

Book group, 9:30 a.m., TOHP Burnham Library. Topic: “Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail” by Cheryl Strayed. All welcome.

Wednesday, may 8

“Art in the Shipyard,” 3:30 to 5 p.m., Essex Shipbuilding Museum, 66 Main St. Eight weekly Wednesday sessions; $5 per session; $30 for all eight. For young artists using museum’s shipyard and artifacts for inspiration. All materials provided. All ages welcome. Email education@essexshipbuildingmuseum.org. 978-768-6441.

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.

Wednesday, may 15

“Art in the Shipyard,” 3:30 to 5 p.m., Essex Shipbuilding Museum, 66 Main St. Eight weekly Wednesday sessions; $5 per session; $30 for all eight. For young artists using museum’s shipyard and artifacts for inspiration. All materials provided. All ages welcome. Email education@essexshipbuildingmuseum.org. 978-768-6441.

Saturday, May 18

Annual Household Hazardous Waste Day, 8 a.m. to noon, behind Fire Station. Essex residents only. Registration, including amounts of material, required; call 978-768-6262.