Tuesday, May 14
Friends of Seacoast, 6 to 7 p.m., Seacoast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 298 Washington St. All welcome.
Sawyer Free Library’s book group meets, 7 to 8 p.m., Friend Room, to discuss “The Glass Room” by Simon Mawer.
Wednesday, May 15
AMVETS Post 32 officer elections, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., at the post, 14 Prospect St.
Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce May Membership Power Luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Woodman’s Essex Room, Essex. Keynote speaker: Massachusetts Secretary of Education Matthew Malone.
“Making Your Life More Meditative,” 7 to 8:30 p.m., Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson St. With Elizabeth McLindon. Open to all. Supported by donation. 978-879-9159. Email firstname.lastname@example.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.
William Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost,” presented by Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe, 8 p.m., Rockport Community House, 58 Broadway, Rockport. Directed by Ray Jenness. Multi-generational cast from Cape Ann to Cambridge. $15, $10 for students, $5 for those under 19, available at door. To reserve tickets, email email@example.com. www.capeannshakespearetroupe.blogspot.com.
Saturday, may 18
“A Course in Miracles” with Newt Fink, 3 to 5 p.m., 222 Arts & Wellness Center, 222 Eastern Ave. A Spirituality of Life Improving program.
Yard and bake sale fundraiser, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Maj. Fred W. Ritvo Veterans Center, 12 Emerson Ave. Benefits Cape Ann’s active duty military and their families.
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.