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St. Ann School will explore the meaning of life in a relaxed, friendly setting with coffee and refreshments Wednesday, Feb. 6, in the teachers’ lounge. Discuss questions like “Is there a God?” “Why am I here?” “Where did I come from?” “Where am I going?” To register, call Louise at 978-282-1492 and leave a message.
Track team fundraiser
The Gloucester High School CoEd Track team will hold a fundraiser at Jalapeno’s restaurant, 86 Main St., on Wednesday, Feb. 6, from 4:30 to 9 p.m. A 50/50 raffle will be held.
History Sharing Program
Schooner Adventure’s next History Sharing Program will take place Friday, Feb. 8, 10 a.m., at the Rose Baker Senior Center. See images of old Gloucester and share your own memories during these free monthly presentations. This month’s program is titled “Ghosts of Vincent Cove: The Shipbuilders and their Vessels.” The program is supported by the New England Biolabs Foundation. Call 978-281-8079.
Lowell poets Ryan Gallagher, Chuck Levenstein and Paul Marion will read from their works Saturday, Feb. 9, 1 p.m., at the Gloucester Writers Center, 126 East Main St. Visit www.gloucesterwriters.org.
Cape Ann Forum
The next Cape Ann Forum will take place Sunday, Feb. 10, 7 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Church, corner of Church and Middle streets. Internationally-known researcher and author Timothy A. Wise will discuss “What’s needed to resolve the looming global food price crisis.” The event is free and open to the public. Visit www.capeannforum.org.