, Gloucester, MA

August 5, 2013

Manchester Calendar

Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Thursday, Aug. 8

Council on Aging’s lunch trip to Beverly’s China Jade restaurant, 12:15 p.m. Van pickup at 12:15 p.m., return by 2 p.m. For reservations, call 978-526-7500.

Friday, Aug. 9

Dreamwriters workshop, for writers of all ages, 10:30 a.m., with Barbara Flaherty and Sara Collins. Works in progress-poetry, short stories, etc. Register at or 978-526-2016.

Council on Aging trip to Danvers malls, seniors choose between the North Shore or Liberty Tree malls. $3 donation requested. Van pickup at 9:30 a.m. For reservations, call 978-526-7500.

Friday, Aug. 16

Council on Aging trip to Trader Joe’s in Danvers, departs at 9:30 a.m. Return by noon. About an hour of shopping in plaza. For reservations, call 978-526-7500.

“Bach by the Sea” with Manchester Summer Chamber Music, $5 discounted senior tickets and van transport to Crowell Chapel Concert Series sponsored by Council on Aging. Van pickup at 7 for 7:30 p.m. show. 978-526-7500.

Tuesday, Aug. 27

Council on Aging’s annual chicken and rib barbecue, 12:15 p.m., Tuck’s Point. Catered by Causeway restaurant. $10 per senior. Barbecued chicken, ribs, summer salads, dessert and beverage. Prepaid reservations by Aug. 22. 978-526-7500.

Thursday, Aug. 29

Council on Aging trip to Olive Garden in Danvers, van pick up at 11:15 a.m. Prepaid reservations required; 978-526-7500.

Friday, Aug. 30

Council on Aging shopping trip to Walmart plaza in Seabrook, N.H., van pickup at 9:30 a.m. Return by 1:30 p.m. $3 donation requested. For reservations, call 978-526-7500.