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School open enrollment
Annisquam Kindergarten and Nursery School, 1123 Washington St. is currently holding open enrollment for the 2013-14 school year. Call 978-283-2814 to schedule an appointment, or drop by at your convenience. Bring your child for a tour of the nonprofit and nondiscriminatory school.
Cape Ann Symphony, under the music direction of Conductor Yoichi Udagawa, will present its 61st season finale concert, “Heroic Music for Mother’s Day” on Saturday, May 11, 8 p.m., in the Manchester Essex High School auditorium, 36 Lincoln St., Manchester. Features Tchaikovsky’s “Serenade for Strings” and Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 3, Eroica.” Tickets are $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. The symphony will hold an open rehearsal Friday, May 10, 7:30 to 9 p.m., in the MERHS auditorium. Public is invited. Questions from the audience follow. Admission is $10 for adults, free for children 18 and under.
The Gloucester United Methodist Church, 436 Washington St., will hold a homemade nisu sale Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1. Cost is $5 per loaf. Orders may be picked up after 1 p.m. To place an order, call 978-281-1040. All proceeds benefit Grace House of Cape Ann.
Legion open house