, Gloucester, MA


January 18, 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.

Tree pick-up

Boy Scout Troop 20 has extended its Christmas tree pick-up and recycle service an extra Saturday (Jan. 19, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.). To sign up for a pick up, call 978-546-9501 or e-mail and include your name, address, phone number and pick up time. Trees must be free of ornaments, lights and stands, and must be outside prior to our arrival. A $4 donation supports Troop 20.

Volunteer needed

The Rockport Senior Center is looking for a volunteer to lead a walking group once or twice a week. If interested, call Paula or Diane at 978-546-2573.

Casting call

Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe (CAST) has two roles open for its production of “Julius Caesar:” Lucius (conflated with Strato) — male, late teens through 20s; and Titinius (also to play Caesar’s and Octavius’ servant) — male, 20s-40s. Rehearsals are weekday nights at the Rockport Teen Center, and performances are Feb. 27-March 3 at the Gloucester Stage Company. Auditions are Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 6:30 to 7 p.m., at the Rockport Teen Center. For more information or to meet with director Joseph Stiliano, email, or visit Facebook.

Sunset Pilates

The Rockport Recreation Department’s Pilates/Yoga Class meets Tuesdays, 6 to 7 p.m., at the Rockport Community House, 58 Broadway. Cost is $60/12 classes, or $8/drop-in fee. Call Caitlin Chandler at 978-546-1309.

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