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January 19, 2013

Gloucester Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

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Poetry reading, 3 p.m., Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant St. Reading and book signing by poets Joseph Featherstone and Geoffrey Movius, authors of “Brace’s Cove” and “Transit.” Free and open to the public. 978-283-0455. www.capeannmuseum.org.

Sunday, Jan. 20

Gloucester Little League sign-ups, for children ages 8-14, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Gloucester High School foyer. Sign up for Little League or Junior League. www.gloucesterlittleleague.com. Visit Gloucester Little League Facebook page.

Monday, Jan. 21

Penny sale, 7:30 p.m., parish hall, Our Lady of Good Voyage Church, 142 Prospect St. Sweet bread, groceries and baked goods.

Wednesday, Jan. 23

“Independent Living” presentation, presented by Council on Aging, 10 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Light refreshments. 978-281-9765.

Film presentation, “Serengeti Mara: A Memoir” with Shep Abbott, 7:30 p.m., Gloucester Writers Center, 126 East Main St. www.gloucesterwriters.org.

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.

Saturday, Jan. 26

Gloucester Little League sign-ups, for children ages 8-14, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Gloucester High School foyer. Sign up for Little League or Junior League. www.gloucesterlittleleague.com. Visit Gloucester Little League Facebook page.

Gloucester Knights of Columbus annual Free Throw Competition, 3 p.m., St. Ann school gym. All boys and girls ages 10-14 welcome to participate. All participants receive a certificate, and winners have the chance to compete at district, regional, state and national levels.

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.

Saturday, Feb. 2

Blood drive, hosted by American Red Cross and Gloucester Knights of Columbus, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Ann Church. For an appointment, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org. Walk-ins welcome.

Thursday, Feb. 7

Gun control talk, 7 to 9 p.m., Cultural Center at Rocky Neck, 6 Wonson St. John E. Rosenthal discusses gun control and recent handgun violence incidents.

Friday, Feb. 8

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, Feb. 9

Cape Ann Animal Aid’s 10th annual Winter Ball, 7 to 11 p.m., Cruiseport Gloucester. Event raises funds for the medical care of homeless cats and dogs at the CAAA’s Christopher Cutler Rich Animal Shelter. Silent and live auctions, raffles, music, dinner and cash bar. For tickets, call 978-283-6055, ext. 23, or visit www.CapeAnnAnimalAid.com.

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.

Friday, Feb. 15

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, Feb. 22

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, Feb. 23

Northeast Seafood Coalition’s Big Money Raffle, 6 to 11 p.m., Gloucester House restaurant, 63 Rogers St. Music by DJ Scottie Mac, live auction and buffett table. $100 per ticket; call 978-283-9992 or 978-269-4555.

Friday, March 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.

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Friday,

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.