GloucesterTimes.com, Gloucester, MA

February 8, 2013

Storm cancellations

Compiled by Times Staff
Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Weekend cancellations due to the approaching blizzard, as of press time Thursday night:

We will update this list today as the number of cancellations mount. For ongoing storm coverage today, look to gloucestertimes.com.

In Gloucester:

All schools closed in the Gloucester Public School District.

Talbot Rink closed today and Saturday.

Schooner Adventure’s History Sharing Program, “Ghosts of Vincent Cove,” scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday at the Rose Baker Center is being postponed again. It is set to take place March 8.

St. Ann School’s “Comedy Night” fund-raiser, scheduled for tonight at Bass Rocks Golf Club, has been postponed until Friday, March 8.

The GHS boys basketball game vs. Swampscott has been canceled. Rescheduled time to be announced.

The Rotary Club Polar Plunge at Long Beach as been moved from Saturday, Feb. 9, to Feb. 23. The selection of Feb. 23 was based on tides, school schedules, and availability of facilities and food providers and preparation.

The Annisquam Village Players have rescheduled Saturday’s talent show. The show will take instead go on on March 23.

Cape Ann Animal Aid’s Winter Ball has been rescheduled from Saturday to Friday, Feb. 22, from 7 to 11 p.m. at Cruiseport Gloucester. All original tickets will be honored on that date. For more information, please call 978-283-6055 x23.

In Rockport:

Rockport public schools are closed.

High school basketball games scheduled for tonight were played Thursday night instead; see Sports for coverage.

The transfer station will be closed Saturday and will open Monday, Feb. 11, from 7 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Chelsea Berry concerts scheduled for Shalin Liu Performance Center tonight and Saturday have been rescheduled for Friday and Saturday, March 1 and 2.

The high school hockey game vs. Revere in Revere on Saturday has been canceled. Rescheduled time to be announced.

Rockport Public Library will be closed on Saturday; library is also closed today as usual for Fridays, will reopen on Monday.

In Essex:

High school basketball games vs. Rockport scheduled for tonight were played Thursday night instead. See Sports for coverage.

In Manchester:

A parking ban goes into effect Friday at 8 a.m.

The Manchester Public Library is canceling the Chinese New Year program and the Friends of the Library Book Donation Drop-off Day, both scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 9.

High school basketball games vs. Rockport scheduled for tonight were played Thursday night instead. See Sports for coverage.

Elsewhere:

Landmark School in Beverly has canceled classes for Friday.

Tomorrow’s Mardi Gras benefit concert for a Cape Ann YMCA teen trip to New Orleans, featuring Charles Neville, a Grammy Award-winning saxophonist, and Gloucester’s Henri Smith and his band at the historic Larcom Theatre in Beverly will now take place at April 6 at 7:30 p.m.

The ACT Test, a curriculum- and standards-based tool that assesses readiness for college, that was scheduled at Austin Preparatory School in Reading for this Saturday has been postponed to Saturday, Feb. 16.