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January 1, 2013

Gloucester Goings On

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Church artifacts

During the month Of January, artifacts from the early days of the West Gloucester Trinitarian Congregational Church will be on display at the Museum of the Cape Ann Historical Association, 27 Pleasant St., and the museum will be offering gee admission will be offering free admission; Museum hours are: Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Senior art tour

On Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 10:30 a.m., Juni Van Dyke, Senior Center Art Instructor at Rose Baker Senior Center, will lead a group to visit Salem’s Peabody Essex Museum to explore the exhibit “HATS”. Please call the reception desk at 978 281-9765 to register.

“Ask a Nurse”

Starting on Jan. 14, Laura Gillette, RN, BSN, will be available for individual sessions to monitor blood pressure, medications, nutrition habits, and health issues at the Rose Baker Senior Center on Tuesdays, from 9:30 a.m. –to 1:30 p.m. Laura is graduate student at Salem State University working on a Practicum towards a Master’s Degree in Nursing, and will do home safety visits as well. Her services are available through May 6. For more inforamtion, call 978 281-9765.

Senior art program

Artist/ Instructor, Juni VanDyke leads the weekly art program at the Rose Baker Senior Center on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, starting at 10 a.m. Help is needed for the ongoing neighborhood quilts project; an exhibition of eight quilts are installed at the Sawyer Free Library for viewing. For more information, call 978 281-9765.

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