“The bottom line of chaplaincy is not about belief but about caring for patients and their loved ones,” Alberts has said. He is a Unitarian Universalist and United Methodist minister, as well as a diplomate in the College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy.
Space is limited. Stop by the library to sign up for a guaranteed seat or call 978-358-8097.
Author holds reading at Jabberwocky
Newburyport native and author James Phoenix will read from “Frame Up,” the first book in the Fenway Burke mystery series, tomorrow at 7 p.m. at Jabberwocky Bookshop in the Tannery Marketplace, 50 Water St., Newburyport. Following his reading, Phoenix will sign copies of his book.
A graduate of Newburyport High School, Phoenix notes he has been “a student, a dishwasher, a waiter, a factory worker, a construction laborer, a stone tender, a weightlifter, a bouncer, a lobsterman, a salesman and a successful international hi-tech entrepreneur.”
Casino Night benefits PAG
The Amesbury Middle School Parent Advisory Group will hold a Casino Night fundraiser on Saturday from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Costello Transportation Center in Amesbury.
Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door, and comes with $500 in “funny money” that guests can use to try their luck at black jack, roulette, craps and Texas Hold ’Em. Prizes will be awarded, and refreshments will be available for purchase.
The FINCH Coffeehouse will host the Gibson Brothers — but on Saturday this month.
The show will begin at 8 p.m. on Saturday at the First Religious Society, 26 Pleasant St., Newburyport. Coffee and refreshments will be available.
Eric and Leigh Gibson received the 2012 Entertainer of the Year Award at the 23rd annual International Bluegrass Music Awards. They also earned an award for Gospel Recorded Performance of the Year for their piece, “Singing As We Rise.”
The brothers will be joined by their band, which includes Mike Barber on bass, Clayton Campbell on fiddle and Joe Walsh on mandolin.