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October 15, 2013

Gloucester Goings On

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‘Great Green’ candidate debate

Mayor Carolyn Kirk faces-off with Mac Bell on environmental issues when the Gloucester UU Meeting House hosts the “Great Green” candidate debate Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 7:15 p.m. Both candidates share a passion for green initiatives, and moderator Jack Clarke fields the questions that get the answers that define their environmental platforms. The 209 year old UU church has launched its own zero carbon goal green initiative, and those who can afford it are asked to support it with a donation of $20, or any donation of $1 or more at the door. A complimentary “green” dessert buffet will follow. For reservations, visit www.maritimegloucester.org.

Skeptics on the law

Tonight at Ristorante La Trattoria, Mary Kingsley takes center stage at ‘Skeptics at the Pub’ with a program entitled ‘Pseudo-law, Scams and Legal Fictions: The creative, curious and downright bizarre ideas of people who try to navigate the legal system by themselves.’ A Harvard law school alum, Kingsley will include a look at some of the outstandingly ugly consumer scams preying on folks. As usual, the meeting is open to all n the back room at Ristorante La Trattoria, 64 Main St. Meet at 6 p.m. for food and drinks, with the program following at 6:45 p.m.

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