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The Gloucester Fraternity Club, 27 Webster St. is holding a penny sale on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at 7 p.m. with doors opening at 6 p.m. Tickets are twenty-five cents each. Prizes include Sweet Bread, Groceries, Baked Goods and much more.
Fiction writers group
Writers currently working in fiction are invited to join a writers’ discussion group meeting the second and fourth Saturdays of each month in the Anderson Room at the Sawyer Free Library, starting Saturday, Sept. 28, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Participants are asked to commit for 6 months and may register at the library’s website http://www.eventkeeper.com/code/events.cfm?curOrg=SFLor, or by emailing Susan Oleksiw at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration is strongly suggested as thereare only 12 spaces available.
The Trustees of Reservations is holding a foraging mushroom workshop at Ravenswood Park’s Center on Sunday, Oct. 6, from 1 to 4 p.m. Ever wonder what those red or purple ones are? Those slippery patches? This workshop demystifies the world of mushrooms and helps you understand their place in the ecosystems. Join us with the Boston Mycological Club (the oldest amateur mycological club in the U.S. Focus on edible mushroom includes support of professional mycology and ongoing tracking of species in specific locations. Pre-registration required. Trustees or BMC Member adults $18. Nonmember adults $25. For more information call 978-281-8400, or visit: www.thetrustees.org