Community Stuff 3/8/13

Women’s Community Club of Magnolia Pot Luck Supper

On Tuesday, March 12th at 7p.m. the Women’s Club will be having a Pot Luck Supper at the Magnolia Library Center.  They have also invited members from the Lion’s Club, The Historical Society, and the Library Board. We are hoping for a good turn-out and asking members to rsvp to their various clubs if they plan on attending.


Pathways’ Cape Ann Families is seeking men and women to participate in the parent mentor program. This Cape Ann Families Program serves families in the Gloucester/Cape Ann Community.  Parent mentors can have a variety of roles, which include enjoying activities together, strengthening confidence and self-esteem, connecting with local resources and creating mutual trust and respect.  We are looking for volunteers to participate in our Parent Mentor Training, after which each volunteer will be matched with a parent, beginning a year-long mentorship/friendship.  The next five week training will run on Friday afternoons beginning on March 15th. Please contact Hailey Granger, Family Services Coordinator at 978-281-2400 x110 or at hgranger@pw4c.org for more information.


March Happenings at Rose Baker

March is another busy month at the Rose Baker Senior Center. In addition to the center’s ongoing events, there are a number of special events. A few of these events are listed here.

· Friday, March 9, at 10:00 a.m. is the next Adventure Slide show. Beth Welin is presenting “The Ghosts of Vincent Cove,” the history of the site the Senior Center now occupies. The presentation will highlight the three boatyards and businesses that were originally in this area. This program is supported by New England Biolabs Foundation and is free.

§ Thursday, March 14, from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. we will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day early with a luncheon and party. The menu naturally features corn beef and cabbage. Julie Zelski will sing a selection of Irish tunes. And there will door prizes and a raffle. All seniors are welcome to join the celebration, but you must make a reservation by Monday, March 11. To reserve your space, call the Rose Baker Reception Desk at (978) 281-9765.

§ Wednesday, March 20, from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Lisa Orgettas, Executive Director of Spectrum Adult Day Health in Beverly, will present “Memory Loss: What’s Normal, What’s Not.” There is no fee to attend, but pre-registration is preferred. To register call the Rose Baker Reception Desk at (978) 281-9765. Walk-in guests are also welcome. Come with your questions and concerns.

§ Wednesday, March 20, from 4:30 until 10:00 pm., Jalapeno’s is hosting a fundraising event to benefit the Social Day Care Program at Rose Baker. This is your chance to support this wonderful program while enjoying a night out. Hope to see you there.

For information on additional happenings at Rose Baker see the Costal News, Rose Baker’s monthly newsletter. You can pick up a copy at the Senior Center.


Children’s Shabbat Program at Temple Ahavat Achim

PJ Library Shabbat Circle

Saturday, March 9th at 10 am

Come learn about Jewish Sabbath, sing songs and enjoy Jewish food!
This wonderful program will be led by David Wesson, TAA’s Director of Congregational Learning and Programming.
Everyone’s welcome! Bring friends!

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