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February 7, 2013

Storm cancellations

With the potential for an historic blizzard arriving Friday morning, a number of groups are already moving to postpone events that had been scheduled tomorrow and this weekend.

We will update this list as the number of cancellations mount. For full storm coverage, look back here to gloucestertimes.com and to Friday’s and Saturday’s editions of the Gloucester Daily Times and gloucestertimes.com.

In Gloucester:

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” fundraiser, scheduled for Friday, Feb. 8, at Bass Rocks Golf Club, has been postponed until Friday, March 8.

The boys basketball game, versus Swampscott, on Friday 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:

Schools will have a half day Friday. Middle and High School students will be released at 11 a.m. Elementary pupils will be sent home at noon. The superintendent will decide tonight or early tomorrow morning whether to call a snow day for Friday.

High school basketball games will be played at 5 tonight instead of tomorrow. The boys will play Manchester Essex at Rockport, the girls will play at Manchester Essex Regional High School

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