, Gloucester, MA


January 17, 2013

Rockport Goings On

Events listed here are open to the public and sponsored by nonprofit groups unless otherwise noted. Press releases may be sent to Goings on, Gloucester Daily Times, 36 Whittemore St., Gloucester, MA 01930, sent via email to or faxed to 978-282-4397. Please include a contact person’s name and telephone number and send at least two weeks prior to the event. The Times will do its best to run the announcement at least once prior to the event. Due to the volume of goings on listings received by the paper, listings are alternated once they run and the same listings are not printed every day.

Winter classes

Rockport Commnity Schools will be offering the following programs this winter

Yoga, with Janet Green Garrison; Thursdays, 5:15 – 6:30 p.m. in MS / HS Library 8 weeks: Jan. 10 — Mar. 7. $96/ person. All-levels, all ages. Manage anxiety, arthritis, asthma, back pain, blood pressure, depression, stress. Improves concentration, self-esteem, muscle tone, flexibility, strength, etc.

Fitness, with Marsha Whelan: Mondays & Wednesdays, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. in Elementary gym, 6 weeks (12 sessions): Jan. 2– Feb. 13, $60/Unit ($48/Unit for seniors 60+) With hand weights (3 to 8 pounds), mat for floor work session, supportive footwear,comfortable clothing. Have fun getting in shape!

Drawing and painting, with Joe Dai Buell; Tuesdays, 7 – 9 p.m. in the high school art room; 8 weeks: Feb. 26 – April. 23, $180/ person; 2 hour multi-medium drawing class using pencils, graphite and color, charcoal, brush and acrylic paints.

Pre-paid registration required for all classes, forms available at the Rockport Public Library and all school offices. For more information, please call: Gini Nangle, Community Schools Manager, at 978-546-1204.


The Fishtown Players will be holding auditions for their April production of Martin McDonagh’shilarious and explosive tragic-comedy, ‘The Lonesome West’ on Jan. 24, at 7 p.m. at The Rocky Neck Cultural Center, at 6 Wonson St., on Rocky Neck. Auditions will be based on readings from the script and are available on our website. You may also prepare a short (1-2min) monologue. The show will run for two weekends (Thursday, April 4 through April 14) at The Gorton’s Theater, home of the Gloucester Stage Company. For more information, visit: or call 978-515-7957.

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