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October 2, 2013

Gloucester Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

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Art auction gala at Sawyer Free Library, 7 p.m., main lobby of library; preview party at 6 p.m. Music, food, fun. Check out the library’s website.

Free Health Fair and Healthcare Career Day, hosted by GHS Health Center and Addison Gilbert Hospital, 8:30 a.m. to noon, in the high school Field House.

Thursday, Oct. 3

Awesome Gloucester “ideas pitch,” 6:30 p.m., Gloucester House, $1,000 seed money awarded to winning “awesome” idea for Gloucester. For information, visit: www.awesomefoundation.org.

Cape Ann Farmers Market, 3 to 6:30 p.m., Stage Fort Park. Local produce, fish, crafts, baked goods, music and children’s activities. Email capeannfarmersmarket@gmail.com or call Nicole Bogin at 978-290-2717.

Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce’s 33rd annual $25,000 game drawing, 5 to 7 p.m., Gloucester House restaurant, 63 Rogers St. Tickets are $100; available at 33 Commercial St. Only 500 tickets sold. www.capeannchamber.com. 978-283-1601.

Gloucester Stroke Club, 7 to 8 p.m., Logan Room, Addison Gilbert Hospital, 198 Washington St. Lucy Sheehan, directer of Gloucester Council on Aging at Rose Baker Senior Center leads program. Survivors and caretakers welcome. Refreshments served. No preregistration. 978-283-2633. 978-283-3968.

Cape Ann YMCA’s Taste of Cape Ann, 6 p.m., Cruiseport Gloucester. 25 local restaurants and vendors celebrate food and fundraising for the YMCA. $25 per person. www.northshoreymca.org/give-back/special-events/taste-of-cape-ann.

Friday, Oct. 4

Tai Chi sessions, offered by Council on Aging, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Gentle way to fight stress and reduce anxiety, while increasing flexibility and balance. To register, call 978-281-9765.

Kick’n cancer benefit soccer game, 6 p.m., New Balance Track and Field at Newell Stadium. Presented by Gloucester High School’s boys soccer team. T-shirts for sale. Donations at door.

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.

CAAA benefit screening of ‘Furever,’ 7:30 p.m. Examines the human-animal bond and grief when a pet passes. $10 benefits Cape Ann Animal Aid. Visit: www.fureverfilm.com. Tickets online at: www.capeanncinema.com or at the cinema.

Saturday, Oct. 5

All things Autumn Harvest Bake and Pumpkin Sale, after all masses at Holy Family Parish. Also featuring vintage pots and baskets with bittersweet. Fall Festival, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., White-Ellery House, 245 Washington St. Hosted by Cape Ann Museum. Free and open to the public. Demonstrations: decoy carving, needlepoint design, traditional rug making, hand woven design, wool spinning and more. 978-283-0455. www.capeannmuseum.org.

‘Scuba Jack’ event to benefit Sawyer Free Library’s Children’s Room, 1 to 4 p.m., Kids Unlimited, 123 Main St. Features Scuba Jack and his nautical friends, touch tanks, face-painting, tattoos, crafts, games, a prize wheel and more.

Cursillo ultreya and pot-luck, St. John’s Church, Essex. Pot-luck at 5 p.m., ultreya at 6 p.m. All welcome and need not have been on a cursillo encounter weekend. 978-879-3655.

Sunday, Oct. 6

All things Autumn Harvest Bake and Pumpkin Sale, after all masses at Holy Family Parish. Also featuring vintage pots and baskets with bittersweet. Trustees of Reservations foraging mushroom workshop, 1 to 4 p.m., Ravenswood Park’s Center. With the Boston Mycological Club. $18 for trustees or BMC member adults, $25 for nonmembers. 978-281-8400. www.thetrustees.org.

Monday, Oct. 7

West Gloucester meet the candidate night, 6 p.m., West Gloucester Trinitarian Church. Light refreshments served.

Tuesday, Oct. 8

Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce’s Gloucester Mayoral candidates debate, Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color7:30 to 9 a.m. IText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Colorncumbent Mayor Carolyn Kirk and challenger Mac Bell answer questions from Cape Ann journalists. Elks at Bass Rocks, 101 Atlantic Rd,Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color Advance member tickets, $35 / $40 week/day of; $50, future members, includes continental breakfast. League of Women Voters of Cape Ann, 10 a.m., St. John’s Church, Middle Street. All welcome. 978-546-2191.

Women’s Club of Magnolia, 7 p.m., Jones Hall, Magnolia Library Center. Guest instructor Nana Dunn leads chair yoga. 978-525-3773.

Thursday, Oct. 10

Free flu clinic, sponsored by Cape Ann Emergency Planning Team and Cape Ann boards of health, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. All welcome. Contact Lianne Cook at lcook@gloucester-ma.gov or 978-281-9771.

Cape Ann Farmers Market, 3 to 6:30 p.m., Stage Fort Park. Local produce, fish, crafts, baked goods, music and children’s activities. Email capeannfarmersmarket@gmail.com or call Nicole Bogin at 978-290-2717.

Annual Laura Evans Memorial Coastsweep Cleanup at Plum Cove Beach, 4 to 6 p.m. Rain date: Oct. 11. Call Patti Amaral at 978-281-6708. www.cleancity.us.

Cub Scouts Pack 112 sign up night, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Tyrian Ashler Acacia Lodge, 27 Eastern Ave. Open to all boys in grades one through five. 978-283-0727.

Friday, Oct. 11

Tai Chi sessions, offered by Council on Aging, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Gentle way to fight stress and reduce anxiety, while increasing flexibility and balance. To register, call 978-281-9765.

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, Oct. 18

Tai Chi sessions, offered by Council on Aging, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Gentle way to fight stress and reduce anxiety, while increasing flexibility and balance. To register, call 978-281-9765.

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, Oct. 25

Tai Chi sessions, offered by Council on Aging, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Gentle way to fight stress and reduce anxiety, while increasing flexibility and balance. To register, call 978-281-9765.

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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Tai Chi sessions, offered by Council on Aging, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Gentle way to fight stress and reduce anxiety, while increasing flexibility and balance. To register, call 978-281-9765.

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, Oct. 5

All things Autumn Harvest Bake and Pumpkin Sale, after all masses at Holy Family Parish. Also featuring vintage pots and baskets with bittersweet. Sunday, Oct. 6

All things Autumn Harvest Bake and Pumpkin Sale, after all masses at Holy Family Parish. Also featuring vintage pots and baskets with bittersweet.

CAAA benefit screening

Cape Ann Community Cinema, as part of the Doctoberfest Documentary Film Festival, presents ‘Furever’ on Friday, Oct. 4, at 7:30 p.m. The film examines the human-animal bond and the grief experienced after a pet passes. Some scenes may upset delicate viewers. Tickets are $10, and benefit Cape Ann Animal Aid. For more information, visit: www.fureverfilm.com. Tickets are available at: www.capeanncinema.com or at the cinema, 21 Main St., Gloucester.

Free Flu clinic

The Rose Baker Senior Center will hold a fee flu vaccination clinic on Thursday, Oct. 10, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., sponsored by the Cape Ann Emergency Planning team and the Cape Ann Boards of Health. Seniors are invited to sign up for a free luncheon at Rosie’s Café at 11:30 a.m.

Open Enrollment Aid

S.H.I.N.E. Manager Susan Cripps is offering an open enrollment updated insurance option information presentation at the Rose Baker Senior Center on Tuesday, Oct. 29, at 10 a.m. From Tuesday, Oct. 15 to Saturday, Dec. 7, seniors may change insurance plan options for 2014. The session offers information on new and available options. For appointments with a SHINE Counselor, call 978 281-9765: Sefatia Romeo-Theken is available 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m, on Tuesdays, Oct. 22 and 29; Nov. 12 and 26, and Dec. 12. She may be reached at AGH at other times. Lydia Bertolino is available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday – Friday at the Rose Baker Senior Center.

Delicious Halloween!

On Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 4 to 7 p.m., seniors are invited to delicious holiday festivities at the Rose Baker Senior Center’s annual Halloween costume party, catered by the Causeway Restaurant. Choose from Hardy Beef Stew, Baked Haddock, Rice Pilaf, Salad, Rolls and beverages. Dance to the music of Jim Moses and maybe walk away with a prize for best costume! Tickets are $7, available at the reception desk at the senior center.

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