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Book donations sought
The Rockport Friends of the Library seek donations of gently used books for the book sale, July 10 to 12. Hardcover and paperbook books for adults and children, as well as DVDs and CDs, may be dropped off at the Rockport Public Library circulation desk during regular business hours: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 1 to 8 p.m.; Tuesday and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m.; and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. All proceeds from the sale support library programs and materials.
A Course in Miracles
A Course in Miracles is offered Sundays from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Dark Star Philosophia, 14A Old Harbor Square, Bearskin Neck, Rockport. Admission is free. All are welcome any time; previous attendance is not necessary. For information, call 978-56-3976.
These events will raise funds for multiple sclerosis research:
The cycling Team Fishermen at the Wheel will ride in the Cape Cod Getaway on June 27 and 28. Funds raised will benefit the New England Chapter of the National M.S. Society.
On June 15, a fundraiser dinner will held at Jalapeno's restaurant, Main Street, Gloucester. Ten percent of the night's proceeds will be donated to the cause.
Raffle tickets are being sold for two Red Sox tickets for the July 7 game against the Oakland A's. Raffle tickets are $1 each, or six for $5.