Ongoing

Register for Council on Aging trips, sign up at Rose Baker Senior Center or call 978-281-9765. July 10-13 — Montreal and Quebec

tuesday, June 11

Free Aquafit Pool Workout for Senior Center members, 9 a.m., Middle Street YMCA. Call 978-281-9765 for more information.

Second Brain Fair, 9 to 11 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Improve brain functioning through participation, plus raffles, door prizes, giveaways, food, freebies and access to programs beneficial for brain health.

Elks Flag Day, 6 p.m., Gloucester Elks on Atlantic Road. All welcome.

wednesday, June 12

Toddler play time, 10 to 11 a.m., Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Ave. For ages 1-3, bubbles, stories, songs, fingerplays, and a craft. All welcome.

Cape Ann Business Incubator Entrepreneurial free lunch seminar, noon to 1 p.m., 33 Commercial St. Introduction to bookkeeping, financial management, securing financing and more. Call Desmond at 978-540-9977, ext. 101.

Poetry Without Paper Awards presentation and celebration, 6 to 8 p.m., Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Ave.

Author Aine Greaney discusses the immigrant experience and “Green Card” her new collection of essays, 7:30 p.m., Gloucester Writers Center, 108 E. Main St. www.ainegreaney.com.

thursday, June 13

Gov. Charlie Baker speaks at Chamber Breakfast, 7:30 a.m., Gloucester House Restaurant, 63 Rogers St. Hosted by the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce. Tickets, $35; call 978-283-1601, or email Kerry McKenna at kerry@capeannchamber.com.

Democratic Caucus, 5:45 p.m., The Gloucester House Restaurant, 63 Rogers St., to elect delegates and alternates to the 2019 Massachusetts Democratic State Convention. Call Paul McGeary at 617-678-7366 or visit www.gloucesterdemocrats.org.

Friday, June 14

Musical Storytime, 10 to 11 a.m., Sawyer Free Library, Friend Room, 2 Dale Ave., a morning of song, dance, stories and music with Ruthanne Paulson.

Free Aquafit Pool Workout for Senior Center members, 12:15 p.m., Middle Street YMCA. Call 978-281-9765 for more information.

SATURday, June 15

League of Women Voters of Cape Ann, 10 a.m., Rockport Police station, 168 Main St. in Rockport. All welcome. Visit lwvcapeann.org or call Judith Bly at 978-865-3869.

Sunday, June 16

North Shore Arts Association Artist Demonstration, 2 p.m., with artist Robert Steedman, North Shore Arts Association, 11 Pirates Lane, Gloucester. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 978-283-1857, or visit: www.nsarts.org

Monday, June 17

Harry and the Potters Week! Wandmaking: A fun after school Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Ave., Friend Room. Ages 3 and up with parental participation. Children ages 8 and up may attend by themselves. Register: 978-281-9763

Tuesday, June 18

Harry Potter Trivia Night, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Ave. Grab a team (no more than six people) or bring yourself and join in for our pub-quiz-style Harry Potter Trivia night with prizes. All ages.

Books n Brews, 6 to 8 p.m., Azorean Restaurant, 133 Washington St. June’s Book is “Less” by Andrew Sean Greer. Pick up a copy at the library Circulation Desk, register online.

Wednesday, June 19

Toddler Time morning, 10 to 11 a.m., Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Ave., Friend Room. for ages 1 to 3, with parental participation. Register at 978-281-9763.

Harry Potter Butterbeer Tasting, 5 to 6 p.m., Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Ave., Muzey Room. Three recipes to make, taste and vote for your favorite. All ages welcome.

thursday, June 20

Free Youth Provider Network Presentation, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Cruiseport Gloucester, 6 Rowe Square. Dr. Robert Sege discusses “Balancing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) with HOPE. RSVP at asatterfield@gloucester-ma.gov.

Good Morning Baby Lapsit, 10 to 11 a.m., Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Ave., Friend Room. Join Christy for songs, fingerplays, stories and bouncy play. Babies 3 months to 2 years.

Thursday, June 20

Wandmaking Harry and the Potters Week! Wandmaking: A fun after school Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Ave., Friend Room. Ages 3 and up with parental participation. Children ages 8 and up may attend by themselves. Register at 978-281-9763

Genealogy in Gloucester Series – DNA, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Sawyer Free Library, Friend Room, 2 Dale Ave. With Peg Plummer, retired RN on genetic genealogy. 

Homer at the Beach: A Marine Painter’s Journey, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Sawyer Free Library, Main Floor, 2 Dale Ave. With Bill Cross preview upcoming exhibit at the Cape Ann Museum.

Friday, June 21

Concert! Harry and the Potters CD Launch! concert recording, 7 to 8 p.m., Sawyer Free Library, Main Floor, 2 Dale Ave. All welcome. Park at library or City Hal

Saturday, June 22

Dads & Donuts morning, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Ave. Stories, rhymes, music, crafts, and donuts! Ages 0-6. All welcome in the Friend Room. 

Sunday, June 23

ECCO’s Annual Boat Cruise Fundraiser, 6:45 to 9:30 p.m., Departing 7 p.m. from 63 Rodgers St. DJ, dancing, cash bar/light refreshments. Tickets $50; kids $25, scholarships available. Pay online or send a check to ECCO at 74 S. Common St, Lynn, MA, 01902.

Monday, June 24

History Slideshow, 10 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center, researcher Beth Welin presents Vincent’s Cover as it was, rare photos and information. Light refreshments.

thursday, June 27

Let’s Talk Program, 10 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center, videos, discussion on depression, loneliness, recovery from different circumstances. Call 978-281-9765 or sign up at the reception desk.

Fall Risk Monthly Screening, 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center, Gordon Center for Balance, Mobility and Wellness will provide screenings and results. Sign up at the reception desk or call 978-281-9765.

saturday, July 13

Mythology Event, 10 a.m. to noon, in collaboration with Sawyer Free Library, Cape Ann Museum and Arthaven. For teens ages 12 to 18 and their families.

wednesday, July 17

Toddler play time, 10 to 11 a.m., Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Ave., Friend Room. For ages 1-3, bubbles, stories, songs, fingerplays, and a craft. All welcome.

Cape Ann Business Incubator Entrepreneurial free lunch seminar, noon to 1 p.m., 33 Commercial St. Introduction to bookkeeping, financial management, securing financing and more. Call Desmond at 978-540-9977, ext. 101.

thursday, July 18

Teen Celestial Art Night, Cape Ann Art Haven, 3 to 5 p.m., and 5 to 7 p.m., for ages 12-18. Cape Ann Art Haven Annex, 76 Rogers St. Create space-themed art using paints and other mediums, inspired by Sawyer Free Library teen summer reading titles. Register at www.ArtHaven.org.

thursday, July 25

Curious Creatures Live Animal Presentation, 11 a.m. Sawyer Free Library, Friend Room, 2 Dale Ave. A hands-on introduction to live and exotic animals from around the world.

saturday, July 27

Snakes of New England with Cape Ann venral Pond’s Rick Roth, 10 a.m., Sawyer Free Library, Friend Room, 2 Dale Avenue. Meet and learn about live snakes.

monday, July 29

Blue Star Planetarium: Oasis in Space interactive program, 10 and 11 a.m., Gloucester City Hall, 9 Dale Ave. Discover the wonders of the universe in the Blue Star Planetarium, search where water exists in the galaxy, search the solar system.