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Karin Antanaitis, right, of Rockport and Jon Holland of Gloucester play Tibetan gongs during a rehearsal Monday for the Winter Solstice Celebration at the Floating Lotus in downtown Gloucester. The event, which will be held on Thursday, the longest night of the year and the start of winter, from 7 to 9 p.m., will include meditation, candle lighting and tribal dance. It is open to the public. Tickets are $25 and can be obtained at Floating Lotus at 169 Main Street or at http://www.floatinglotus.net.
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