Saturday, Aug. 24
Dads & Donuts Storytime, 10 a.m., in the Friend Room at Sawyer Free Library. Meet award-winning local author Pat Lowery Collins, reading her new book “The Deer Watch”. Families welcome! Call 978-281-9763 Ext. 18.
“Standing Still” event, presented by Eagle & Dove Ministries, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Stage Fort Park. Free and open to the public. First Nations worship, dance and arts. 978-283-9111 or 978-621-6285. www.eagledove.com.
“This Is Our Youth,” by Academy Award nominated playwright Kenneth Lonergan, 3 and 8 p.m., Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main St. $40 for adults, $35 for seniors and students. For reservations: 978-281-4433 or www.gloucesterstage.org.
Bowling fundraiser for Trinity Church Youth Programs, 5 p.m. Cape Ann Lanes, Washington St. Register for Sunday School, Pioneer Club. Bring the whole family. $15 per person; call Kimberly Parsons at 978 283-1582
Sunday, Aug. 25
Lebanese American community of Cape Ann annual picnic, 11 a.m., Stage Fort Park (opposite The Cupboard). Music and children’s games. Bring food, drinks and a grill.
“This Is Our Youth,” by Academy Award nominated playwright Kenneth Lonergan, 4 p.m., Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main St. $40 for adults, $35 for seniors and students. For reservations: 978-281-4433 or www.gloucesterstage.org.
Free summer concert series, 7 p.m., Antonio Gentile Bandstand, Stage Fort Park. Cape Ann Big Band performs. Free parking. Handicapped-accessible. Rain date: Following Wednesday, 7 p.m.
Music & Meditation in the Meetinghouse event, 7:30 p.m., Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, corner of Middle and Church streets. Led by Dr. Neil Williams and Moira Kelly. Open to the public. Free-will offering taken. Social with refreshments follows. www.gloucesteruu.org.
Wednesday, Aug. 28
Night Church mid-week worship hours, 7 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church. Simple service, family friendly, flexible, Word and Sacrament.
Thursday, Aug. 29
Cape Ann Farmers Market, 3 to 6:30 p.m., Stage Fort Park. Produce, fish, crafts, baked goods, music, children’s activities. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Nicole Bogin at 978-290-2717.