Monday, July 8

Tidepool Exploration, 10 to 11 a.m. Halibut Point State Park, Gott Avenue. With guide to interpret some of the best tide pools in New England. Free. All ages, meet in parking lot. Rain or shine, pouring rain cancels. Bring good shoes and insect repellent.

Thursday, July 11

Seniors’ Open Door Mobile Market, 10 to 11 a.m. Sponsored by the Council on Aging along with the Open Door and SeniorCare. Applications available at the Mobile Market and the Senior Center. Bring your own bags.

Reading the Granite Landscape, 10 to 11 a.m., Halibut Point State Park, Gott Avenue. Interpreting granite history via geology, plant communities, environmental forces and human use. All ages, free, meet in parking lot. Rain or shine, pouring rain cancels. 

Saturday, July 13

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 98 Rockport Flea Market/Yard Sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Legion grounds, 32 Beach St. Tables for rent, $25 each. Hot dogs, drinks and baked goods will be sold.

Granite Quarrying Tour, 10 to 11 a.m., Halibut Point State Park, Gott Avenue. Tour stops at significant artifacts to learn the history of how granite was quarried; split granite with traditional tools. All ages, free, meet in the parking lot. Pouring rain cancels.

Thursday, July 11

Seniors’ Open Door Mobile Market, 10 to 11 a.m. Sponsored by the Council on Aging along with the Open Door and SeniorCare. Applications available at the Mobile Market and the Senior Center. Bring your own bags.

Saturday, July 13

Old Sloop Fair, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., First Congregational Church of Rockport, 12 School St. Rummage sale with gently-used clothing for women, men and children, linens, luggage, more. Wheelchair accessible.

Sunday, July 14

Live Animals — Bats!, 10 to 11 a.m., Halibut Point State Park, Gott Avenue. Learn bats’ place in the ecosystem in program from Center for Wildlife, Maine. All ages, free, meet in parking lot. Rain cancels.

Thursday, July 18

Seniors’ Open Door Mobile Market, 10 to 11 a.m. Sponsored by the Council on Aging along with the Open Door and SeniorCare. Applications available at the Mobile Market and the Senior Center. Bring your own bags.

Reading the Granite Landscape, 10 to 11 a.m., Halibut Point State Park, Gott Avenue. Interpreting granite history via geology, plant communities, environmental forces and human use. All ages, meet in parking lot. Rain or shine, pouring rain cancels. 

Friday, July 19

Old Sloop Fair, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., First Congregational Church of Rockport, 12 School St. White elephants, art mart, jewelry, hand-knits, antique, vintage and selected special items, and a yard sale. Wheelchair access. More information at oldsloopfair.org.

Saturday, July 20

Old Sloop Fair, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., First Congregational Church of Rockport, 12 School St. White elephants, art mart, jewelry, hand-knits, antique, vintage and selected special items, and a yard sale. Wheelchair access. More information at oldsloopfair.org

Granite Quarrying Tour, 10 to 11 a.m., Halibut Point State Park, Gott Avenue. Tour stops at significant artifacts to learn the history of how granite was quarried; split granite with traditional tools. All ages, free, meet in the parking lot. Pouring rain cancels.

Sunday, July 21

Cape Ann Finns Celebrate Heritage concert, 7 p.m., Back Beach bandstand, Beach Street. Guest conductor Paul Niemisto. If rain, in Rockport High School auditorium, 24 Jerden’s Lane. Questions? Call 978-546-7529, 202-420-8548 or email capeannfinns@gmail.com.

Tuesday, July 23

Cape Cod Canal Cruise Day Trip, Rockport Council on Aging. Includes buffet lunch at Daniel Webster Inn for $85 per person, due when registering at 978-546-2573.

Thursday, july 25

Seniors’ Open Door Mobile Market, 10 to 11 a.m. Sponsored by the Council on Aging along with the Open Door and SeniorCare. Applications available at the Mobile Market and the Senior Center. Bring your own bags. 978-546-257.

friday, july 26

Rockport in Bloom Garden Tour, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., A self guided tour of 13 private gardens, rain or shine. Advance tickets, $30, at Katie’s Gift Shop, 3 Mt. Pleasant St., and John Tarr Store, 49 Main St., or www.rockportgardenclub.org. On tour days, tickets may be purchased at Rockport Police Station, 168 Main St. Tickets purchased in advance may be picked up at the police station on tour days.

saturday, july 27

Rockport in Bloom Garden Tour, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., A self guided tour of 13 private gardens, rain or shine. Advance tickets, $30, at Katie’s Gift Shop, 3 Mt. Pleasant St., and John Tarr Store, 49 Main St. or www.rockportgardenclub.org. On tour days, tickets may be purchased at Rockport Police Station, 168 Main St. Tickets purchased in advance may be picked up at the police station on tour days.

Granite Quarrying Tour, 10 to 11 a.m., Halibut Point State Park, Gott Avenue. Tour stops at significant artifacts to learn the history of how granite was quarried; split granite with traditional tools. All ages, meet in the parking lot. Pouring rain cancels. 

Wednesday, Aug. 28

Mt. Washington Boat & Lunch cruise, Rockport Council on Aging sightseeing cruise along Lake Winnipesaukee and lunch at Hart’s Turkey Farm. $105 prepaid registration at 978-546-2573.

Monday, Sept. 9 

Rockport Garden Club, 6 p.m., Community House, 58 Broadway. Social hour followed at 7 by presentation with Dan Jaffe, propagator and stock bed grower at the New England Wild Flower Society, on “Native New England Plants.” Public invited, $5 contribution for nonmembers.