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January 25, 2013

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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.

Live Owl Prowl program, 5 to 7 p.m., Ravenswood Park’s Cape Ann Discovery Center. $10 for nonmember adults, $8 for member adults, free for children. Prepaid registration required; visit www.thetrustees.org/ravenswood or call 978-281-8400.

Crosswinds Coffeehouse, 7:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, 38 Gloucester Ave. Performance by The Practice Session. Doors open at 7 p.m. $10 donation requested. Proceeds benefit local mission projects. All welcome.

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.

Wednesday, Jan. 30

Poetry reading, 7:30 p.m., Gloucester Writers Center, 126 East Main St. Erica Funkhouser reads poems she is writing in response to “The Dream Songs” by John Berryman. Funkhouser teaches the advanced poetry writing workshop at MIT and lives in Essex.

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.

February Frolic Dance and Auction to benefit Cape Ann Symphony, Cruiseport. Music by The Soft Touch Dance Band. Live auction with state Sen. Bruce Tarr. Auction items: 10-day trip to Europe, New England Patriots tickets, chef’s dinner and wine for 12, and more. For reservations, visit www.capeannsymphony.org or call 978-283-6750. Email CASCelebrations@yahoo.com.

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