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 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 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, 2 Dale Ave. Register online at www.eventkeeper.com/code/ekform.cfm?curOrg=SFL&curID=390483.

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.

Gloucester author JoeAnn Hart reads from her new book ‘Stamford 76,’ 7 p.m., downstairs in the Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church. Free to the public. Copies of the book available, refreshments. The church is handicapped-accessible at the junction of Church and Middle streets. Visit www.gloucesteruu.org.

Thursday, June 20

Harry and the Potters Week! Wandmaking, a fun after-school STEAM activity, 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

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 Hall.

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. 

Cape Ann Amateur Radio Field Day (CAARA) Field Day exercise, Saturday, 2 p.m., through Sunday, 2 p.m., 6 Stanwood St. Showcase of science and skill, open to all.

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 Cove as it was. Rare photos and information, light refreshments.

Wednesday, June 26

SeniorCare Inc. hosts Amy Kerr’s “I Am More” art exhibit, 5 to 7 p.m. opening reception for public at SeniorCare offices, 49 Blackburn Center. For information, 978-281-1750.

thursday, June 27

Let’s Talk Program, 10 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Videos, discussion on depression, loneliness, recovery from difficult circumstances. Call 978-281-9765 or sign up at 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/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 12-18 and their families. More details to come.

sunday, July 14

Gloucester High School Class of 1963 reunion-BBQ, 11 a.m. at Stage Fort Park, across from the Cupboard. Bring your own food and beverage; a cook and grill will be on hand. For more details call Bob Whynott at 978-283-8230 or Rick Gonsalves at 351-444-8506.

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 a.m. 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.

friday, aug. 16

Nationally acclaimed Native American Flautist Jonah Little performs, 7 to 8:30 pm. at Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson St. Advance Discounted Sales on-line at Eventbrite. Off-line tickets, call 978.283.4258 or Email: dreamtimewellness@gmail.com.

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Monday,

NIA exercise class, 1 to 2 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Free program for seniors combines yoga, tae kwon do, jazz, tai chi and modern dance. 978-281-9765.

Live music and dancing, 1 to 3 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Music by Good Ole Salty Jazz Band.

“Cape Ann Meditates” meets 6 to 7:15 p.m., Gloucester Yoga Collective, 114 Main St, 2nd fl., Gloucester. Wear comfortable clothes and please arrive on time. All are welcome. Beginners encouraged. $5.00 per person. For more information call Annette Dion at 978-239-3586

Tong Ren Energy Healing Circle, 7 to 8 p.m., Ayurveda Wellness Healing, 25C Lexington Ave. Free; $10 donation suggested. 978-852-0066.

Tuesday,

Tai Chi sessions, 9 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Register: 978-281-9765.

Knitting and crochet group, 10 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Volunteers make items for veterans and others. New members welcome. Materials provided. 978-281-9765.

Senior Center walking group, 10 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. 978-281-9765.

Gentle Mat Yoga, 10 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Offered by Council on Aging. 978-281-9765.

Singing Seniors, 11:15 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Vocal exercise and singing fun. Register: 978-281-9765.

Senior Scrabble, 12:30 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. New members welcome. 978-281-9765.

Device Advice, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Sawyer free library, 2 Dale Ave. . Appointments: 978-281-9763, ext. 21.

Wednesday,

VNA nurse available for seniors, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Wellness checks, and blood pressure and diabetes screenings. Appointments: 978-281-9765.

Senior shopping trip, CATA bus leaves Rose Baker Senior Center at 9:45 a.m. for Liberty Tree and North Shore malls. Round-trip is $5 per person. 978-281-9765.

Chess players group, 10 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Boards, pieces and instruction provided. Sign up at front desk or call 978-281-9765.

Cape Ann Business Incubator’s free lunchtime entrepreneurial seminar, noon to 1 p.m., 33 Commercial St. Introduction to bookkeeping, financial management, how to secure financing and more. To RSVP, call Desmond at 978-540-9977, ext. 101.

Relaxation and Stretching Chair Yoga, 12:15 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Offered by Council on Aging. 978-281-9765.

Mindful Wellness program, 1 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Free. Learn how focused attention, gentle movement and proper breathing can allow the body to heal itself and relax. 978-281-9765.

Learn to Cope, a peer-led support organization for those coping with a loved one struggling with addiction, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. www.Learn2cope.org. 508-245-1050.

Thursday,

Gentle Chair Yoga, 10 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Offered by Council on Aging. 978-281-9765.

Senior Center walking group, 10 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. 978-281-9765.

Improve Your Posture class, 10 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Space limited; sign up at front desk. Offered by Council on Aging.

Bridge and Whist group, 1 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. 978-281-9765.

Chess players meet, 1:30 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Boards, pieces and instruction provided. 978-281-9765.

Parkinson’s exercise program, 2 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Free. 978-281-9765.

Friday,

Zumba sessions, 10 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Free. New members welcome.

Tai Chi sessions, 11 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Register: 978-281-9765.

Figure/life sketch group (long pose), 1 to 4 p.m., Rockport Art Association,, 12 Main St., Rockport. Use Stone Barn Lane entrance. 978-546-6604.

Holy Family Parish bingo, 6:30 p.m., Msgr. Sullivan Hall, St. Ann Church. Ages: 18 and older. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Proceeds support school and parish programs. 978-281-4820.

Al-Anon Family Group, 7 to 8 p.m., First Baptist Church, 38 Gloucester Ave. Open to families of problem drinkers. Anonymous, confidential and free.

July 14

Gloucester High School Class of 1963 reunion-BBQ, 11 a.m. at Stage Fort Park, across from the Cupboard. Bring your own food and beverage; a cook and grill will be on hand. For more details call Bob Whynott at 978-283-8230 or Rick Gonsalves at 351-444-8506.