Monday, Jan. 26

Free hearing assessments for seniors, 10 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Audiologist Dr. Celia Logsdon offers free hearing evaluation and hearing aid cleaning. Appointment only; 978 281-9765.

Seafood Retirees meet, 1 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center.

Figure/life sketch group (short poses), 1 to 3:30 p.m., Rockport Art Association studio, 12 Main St., Rockport. Use Stone Barn Lane entrance. Monitor: Em Marquis Brown. 978-546-6604.

American Red Cross blood drive, 2 to 7 p.m., Elks at Bass Rocks, 101 Atlantic Road. To schedule an appointment, visit www.redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

Tuesday, Jan. 27

“The Life of James Audubon,” 7:30 to 9 p.m., Sawyer Free Library. Guest speaker: Chris Leahy, author of a series of authoritative books on flora and fauna of New England.

Capt. Lester S. Wass Post 3 of the American Legion, 6:30 p.m. Follows Executive Board meeting at 6 p.m.

Tai Chi sessions, offered by Council on Aging, 9 to 10 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Gentle way to fight stress and reduce anxiety, while increasing flexibility and balance. To register, call 978-281-9765.

Thursday, Jan. 29

Council on Aging’s Afternoon at the Movies, 12:30 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. “Something to Talk About.” Free. Follows lunch at Rosie’s Café.

Friday, Jan. 30

Maritime mornings, for preschoolers and parents/grandparents/guardians, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Maritime Gloucester, Children’s Room, 23 Harbor Loop. Storytelling, crafts and music with maritime theme. Free for members, $5 drop-in fee for nonmembers. Attend eight weeks and earn Family Membership. 978-281-0470. www.MaritimeGloucester.org.

Tai Chi sessions, offered by Council on Aging, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Gentle way to fight stress and reduce anxiety, while increasing flexibility and balance. To register, call 978-281-9765.

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

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

Cape Ann Museum “afterhours” party, 6 to 9 p.m., 27 Pleasant St. Art, music, food and conversation. $35 for members, $45 for nonmembers (ages 21+). For tickets, call 978-283-0455, ext. 10, or info@capeannmuseum.org.

Saturday, Jan. 31

Backyard Growers annual Groundhog Day spring salad planting workshop, 10 to 11:30 a.m., 269 Main St. Free, $15 for families outside the program.

Fifth annual Polar Plunge, sponsored by Gloucester Rotary Club and Rotary District 7930, 11:15 a.m., Cape Ann Motor Inn on Long Beach, Gloucester. Part of Rotary International’s ongoing campaign to eradicate polio. To donate, visit www.rotary.fundraise.com/activity/gloucester-2015-polar-plunge.

“Sounds of a Working Waterfront,” 1 and 3 p.m., Cape Ann Museum, 27 Pleasant St. Live performance of original composition by Robert Bradshaw. Free for Cape Ann residents, Museum members and those 18 and under, or with museum admission. Space limited. Reservations required; 978-283-0455, ext. 10, or info@capeannmuseum.org.

Monday, Feb. 2

Guild of Our Lady of Good Voyage’s business meeting, 6:30 p.m., parish hall. All urged to attend.

Figure/life sketch group (short poses), 1 to 3:30 p.m., Rockport Art Association studio, 12 Main St., Rockport. Use Stone Barn Lane entrance. Monitor: Em Marquis Brown. 978-546-6604.

Tuesday, Feb. 3

Tai Chi sessions, offered by Council on Aging, 9 to 10 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Gentle way to fight stress and reduce anxiety, while increasing flexibility and balance. To register, call 978-281-9765.

Wednesday, Feb. 4

Gloucester Stroke Club, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Addison Gilbert Hospital, Logan Room, 298 Washington St. Tahi Adler presents “Diet and Nutrition.”

Free drop-in tax assistance, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., Sawyer Free Library, Friend Room. Trained volunteers assist with filing taxes. Service available Wednesdays through April 15. Assistance given on first-come, first-served basis.

Friday, Feb. 6

Maritime mornings, for preschoolers and parents/grandparents/guardians, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Maritime Gloucester, Children’s Room, 23 Harbor Loop. Storytelling, crafts and music with maritime theme. Free for members, $5 drop-in fee for nonmembers. Attend eight weeks and earn Family Membership. 978-281-0470. www.MaritimeGloucester.org.

Tai Chi sessions, offered by Council on Aging, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Gentle way to fight stress and reduce anxiety, while increasing flexibility and balance. To register, call 978-281-9765.

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

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

Saturday, Feb. 7

Climate change and kayaking, 2 to 4 p.m., Sawyer Free Library, with Dr. Amanda Babson (PhD in oceanography) a serious student of climate change for the National Park Service and a passionate kayaker.

Cursillo ultreya and pot-luck, St. John’s parish hall, Essex. Pot-luck at 5 p.m.; ultreya at 6 p.m. 978-879-3655.

Monday, Feb. 9

Figure/life sketch group (short poses), 1 to 3:30 p.m., Rockport Art Association studio, 12 Main St., Rockport. Use Stone Barn Lane entrance. Monitor: Em Marquis Brown. 978-546-6604.

Tuesday, Feb. 10

Tai Chi sessions, offered by Council on Aging, 9 to 10 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Gentle way to fight stress and reduce anxiety, while increasing flexibility and balance. To register, call 978-281-9765.

Wednesday, Feb. 11

Free drop-in tax assistance, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., Sawyer Free Library, Friend Room. Trained volunteers assist with filing taxes. Service available Wednesdays through April 15. Assistance given on first-come, first-served basis.

Friday, Feb. 13

SeniorCare’s 41st annual Meals on Wheels Valentine breakfast fundraiser, 7 to 9:30 a.m., Gloucester House restaurant, Seven Seas Wharf. $10. Sponsorship opportunities available. www.seniorcareinc.org. Contact Paula Curley at paula.curley@seniorcareinc.org or 978-281-1750, ext. 560.

Maritime mornings, for preschoolers and parents/grandparents/guardians, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Maritime Gloucester, Children’s Room, 23 Harbor Loop. Storytelling, crafts and music with maritime theme. Free for members, $5 drop-in fee for nonmembers. Attend eight weeks and earn Family Membership. 978-281-0470. www.MaritimeGloucester.org.

Tai Chi sessions, offered by Council on Aging, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Gentle way to fight stress and reduce anxiety, while increasing flexibility and balance. To register, call 978-281-9765.

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

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

Monday, Feb. 16

Figure/life sketch group (short poses), 1 to 3:30 p.m., Rockport Art Association studio, 12 Main St., Rockport. Use Stone Barn Lane entrance. Monitor: Em Marquis Brown. 978-546-6604.

Tuesday, Feb. 17

Tai Chi sessions, offered by Council on Aging, 9 to 10 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Gentle way to fight stress and reduce anxiety, while increasing flexibility and balance. To register, call 978-281-9765.

Wednesday, Feb. 28

Free drop-in tax assistance, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., Sawyer Free Library, Friend Room. Trained volunteers assist with filing taxes. Service available Wednesdays through April 15. Assistance given on first-come, first-served basis.

Friday, Feb. 20

Maritime mornings, for preschoolers and parents/grandparents/guardians, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Maritime Gloucester, Children’s Room, 23 Harbor Loop. Storytelling, crafts and music with maritime theme. Free for members, $5 drop-in fee for nonmembers. Attend eight weeks and earn Family Membership. 978-281-0470. www.MaritimeGloucester.org.

Tai Chi sessions, offered by Council on Aging, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Gentle way to fight stress and reduce anxiety, while increasing flexibility and balance. To register, call 978-281-9765.

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

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

Cape Ann Contra dance, 7:30 p.m., American Legion Hall, 8 Washington St. No experience necessary. All dances taught. All ages welcome. Live music by Cape Ann Contra Band and Friends. $10 per dancer, free for under 16 years. Water provided, but bring bottles. Beverages and finger foods welcome. Email capeanncontradance@gmail.com.

Monday, Feb. 23

Figure/life sketch group (short poses), 1 to 3:30 p.m., Rockport Art Association studio, 12 Main St., Rockport. Use Stone Barn Lane entrance. Monitor: Em Marquis Brown. 978-546-6604.

Tuesday, Feb. 24

Tai Chi sessions, offered by Council on Aging, 9 to 10 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Gentle way to fight stress and reduce anxiety, while increasing flexibility and balance. To register, call 978-281-9765.

Wednesday, Feb. 25

Free drop-in tax assistance, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., Sawyer Free Library, Friend Room. Trained volunteers assist with filing taxes. Service available Wednesdays through April 15. Assistance given on first-come, first-served basis.

Friday, Feb. 27

Maritime mornings, for preschoolers and parents/grandparents/guardians, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Maritime Gloucester, Children’s Room, 23 Harbor Loop. Storytelling, crafts and music with maritime theme. Free for members, $5 drop-in fee for nonmembers. Attend eight weeks and earn Family Membership. 978-281-0470. www.MaritimeGloucester.org.

Tai Chi sessions, offered by Council on Aging, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Gentle way to fight stress and reduce anxiety, while increasing flexibility and balance. To register, call 978-281-9765.

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

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

Monday, MARCH 2

Figure/life sketch group (short poses), 1 to 3:30 p.m., Rockport Art Association studio, 12 Main St., Rockport. Use Stone Barn Lane entrance. Monitor: Em Marquis Brown. 978-546-6604.

Tuesday, MARCH 3

Tai Chi sessions, offered by Council on Aging, 9 to 10 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Gentle way to fight stress and reduce anxiety, while increasing flexibility and balance. To register, call 978-281-9765.

Wednesday, march 4

Free drop-in tax assistance, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., Sawyer Free Library, Friend Room. Trained volunteers assist with filing taxes. Service available Wednesdays through April 15. Assistance given on first-come, first-served basis.

Friday, MARCH 6

Maritime mornings, for preschoolers and parents/grandparents/guardians, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Maritime Gloucester, Children’s Room, 23 Harbor Loop. Storytelling, crafts and music with maritime theme. Free for members, $5 drop-in fee for nonmembers. Attend eight weeks and earn Family Membership. 978-281-0470. www.MaritimeGloucester.org.

Tai Chi sessions, offered by Council on Aging, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Gentle way to fight stress and reduce anxiety, while increasing flexibility and balance. To register, call 978-281-9765.

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

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

Monday, MARCH 9

Figure/life sketch group (short poses), 1 to 3:30 p.m., Rockport Art Association studio, 12 Main St., Rockport. Use Stone Barn Lane entrance. Monitor: Em Marquis Brown. 978-546-6604.

Tuesday, MARCH 10

Tai Chi sessions, offered by Council on Aging, 9 to 10 a.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Gentle way to fight stress and reduce anxiety, while increasing flexibility and balance. To register, call 978-281-9765.

Friday, March 13

Maritime mornings, for preschoolers and parents/grandparents/guardians, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Maritime Gloucester, Children’s Room, 23 Harbor Loop. Storytelling, crafts and music with maritime theme. Free for members, $5 drop-in fee for nonmembers. Attend eight weeks and earn Family Membership. 978-281-0470. www.MaritimeGloucester.org.

Tai Chi sessions, offered by Council on Aging, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center. Gentle way to fight stress and reduce anxiety, while increasing flexibility and balance. To register, call 978-281-9765.

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

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

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