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March 17, 2013

Manchester Calendar

Tuesday, March 19

“Write Time,” a writing workshop for seniors, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Manchester Community Center. Catherine F. Robertson, local author of “Life in Violet,” leads the class. Learn to write fictional short stories and/or memoirs. $35 for six weeks. Registration necessary; call 978-526-7500.

Friday, March 22

Council on Aging trip to Christmas Tree Shop in Lynnfield, van pick-up starts at 9:30, return expected around noon. To register, call 978-526-7500. $3 donation requested, if able.

Sunday, March 24

Cape Ann Symphony’s “Late Romantic Masters Concert,” 2 p.m., Manchester Essex High School auditorium, 36 Lincoln St., Manchester. $35 for adults, $30 for seniors, $20 for young adults, free for children 18 and under. Handicapped-accessible. 978-281-0543. www.capeannsymphony.org.

Tuesday, March 26

“Write Time,” a writing workshop for seniors, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Manchester Community Center. Catherine F. Robertson, local author of “Life in Violet,” leads class. Learn to write fictional short stories and/or memoirs. $35 for six weeks. Registration necessary; call 978-526-7500.

Wednesday, March 27

Council on Aging’s trip to historic Phillips House in Salem, van pick up at 11:15 a.m. Stop at Hawthorne Hotel for lunch. $3 per person, plus lunch. To register, call 978-526-7500.

Thursday, April 4

“Power of the Purse” event, sponsored by Women’s Fund of Essex County, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Brookwood School, Manchester. Hors d’oeuvres and wine, and raffle featuring chances to win distinctive purses and bags donated by renowned designers and retailers. All proceeds fund special projects and annual grant awards made by The Women’s Fund throughout Essex County. $35 in advance, $40 at door. www.thewomensfundec.org.

Saturday, April 6

Chili & Chowder Fest to benefit Wellspring House, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., First Parish Church, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 1 Chapel Lane, Manchester. $10 for adult, $5 for children under 12. Chili, chowder, beverages, hot dogs and assorted desserts. Free parking available behind Town Hall. www.firstparishchurch.org.

Saturday, April 13

“Genealogy Research: Finding and Documenting Your Ancestors,” presented by Barbara J. Beake and Peg Plummer of Essex Society of Genealogists, 11 a.m., Essex Senior Center, 17 Pickering St., Essex. Free and open to the public.

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