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January 4, 2013

Gloucester Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Friday, Jan. 4

Ward 1 City Councilor Paul McGeary constituent hours, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center, 6 Manuel F. Lewis St.

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.

Saturday, Jan. 5

Cursillo ultreya and pot-luck supper, St. Ann Church, Holy Family Parish office building. Pot-luck at 5 p.m., followed by ultreya at 6 p.m. All welcome. 978-879-3655.

Monday, Jan. 7

Ole Salty Jazz Band performs, Rose Baker Senior Center. Live music of the ‘50s and ‘60s. All invited. 978-281-9765.

Tuesday, Jan. 8

League of Women Voters of Cape Ann, 10 a.m., St. John’s Church, Middle Street. www.lwvcacapeann.org. Call Judy at 978-546-2191.

Wednesday, Jan. 9

“Poets Around Town,” 7:30 p.m., Gloucester Writers Center, 126 East Main St. Gloucester Poet Laureate Rufus Collinson hosts local writers K. Peddlar Bridges, James Cook, Dorothy Nelson and Jim Shoel. www.gloucesterwriters.org. Call Annie Thomas at 978-283-7738.

Thursday, Jan. 10

Council on Aging Triad Counsel meets, 10 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. New members welcome. 978-281-9765.

Gloucester Democratic City Committee, 7 p.m., Gloucester House restaurant, Seven Seas Wharf. Committee members and friends discuss building past successes into future challenges. Guest speaker TBA. Free refreshments, cash bar. 978-281-5673. www.gloucesterdemocrats.org.

“The Writer’s Block with John Ronan,” 8 p.m., CATV’s Channel 12. Rufus Collinson, Gloucester’s reigning Poet Laureate, shares her joy and approach in teaching poetry. Program airs again next week.

Friday, Jan. 11

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.

Monday, Jan. 14

Ole Salty Jazz Band performs, Rose Baker Senior Center. Live music of the ‘50s and ‘60s. All invited. 978-281-9765.

Tuesday, Jan. 15

Workforce Training Fund Program information session, 7:30 to 8 p.m., Sawyer Free Library. Networking and refreshments followed by a presentation from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Five programs are available: Contact Paul Ventresca at 781-691-7412 or pventresca@detma.org.

Cape Ann Skeptics’ meet, 6 p.m. La Trattoria, 64 Main St., with Rich Sagall, MD, presenting “Are You Really Sick? Overdiagnosis, Misdiagnosis, and the Natural Course of Disease.” Plus: professional tricks of the profit driven side of the medical trade! Visit: www.capeannskeptics.com

Wednesday, Jan. 16

Botanical illustration class, 10 a.m. to noon, Rose Baker Senior Center, led by Rosalind Loeb Wanke, a New York Botanical Gardens certified botanical illustrator. Register in the Art Room by Monday, Jan. 9.

Class of 1968 reunion committee meeting, 6:30 p.m. Contact Janet Lemnah at 978-283-5390 or lemnahj05@gmail.com for location. 1968 graduates of St. Ann High School welcome.

Free diabetes and blood pressure screenings, 10 a.m. to noon, Rose Baker Senior Center. Call 978-281-9765 for appointment; walk-ins also welcome.

Friday, Jan. 18

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.

Friday, Jan. 25

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.

Sunday, Jan. 27

Maritime Gloucester fundraiser screening of “Chasing Ice,” a documentary of one man’s mission using time-lapse cameras to capture ancient ice mountains disappearing at a breathtaking rate, 6 p.m., Cape Ann Community Cinema. $9.75, $8.25 for students/seniors, $6.75 for members. Call Tom Balf at 978-281-0470.

Friday, Feb. 1

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.

Thursday, Feb. 14

SeniorCare’s 39th Meals on Wheels Valentine breakfast fundraiser, 7 to 9:30 a.m., Gloucester House restaurant. $10, $8 for seniors. Tickets at door or call 978-281-1750.