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November 13, 2012

Essex Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Wednesday, Nov. 14

Basic rights, individuals with disabilities, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Manchester Essex High School library, Massachusetts Special Education Law, No Child Left Behind. 978-559-9225.

thursday, nov. 15

Story Hour for Children 3-5 years with a caregiver, 10 a.m., songs, stories, crafts, and fun at the T.O.H.P. Burnham Library, 30 Martin St Essex. For more information, call 978-768-7410, or email: dfrench@mvlc.org

Saturday, Nov. 17

Essex Fire Company’s 22nd annual spaghetti supper, 4 to 7 p.m., Essex Fire Station, 24 Martin St. All-you-can-eat salad, spaghetti, meatballs and sauce, drinks and dessert. Donations at door. Proceeds benefit Equipment Fund. All welcome.

St. John the Baptist Church annual Christmas fair, 9 a.m. till after the 4 p.m. Mass. Coffee, doughnuts, chili and chowder lunch, theme baskets, baked goods, Christmas decorations, wreaths, crafts, Advent calendars, candles, white elephants, cash and gift raffles,

Brush drop off day to assist residents with Hurricane Sandy clean up, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., DPW Transfer Station. Limbs up to eight inches in diameter accepted. Essex residents only.

Sunday, Nov. 18

St. John the Baptist Church annual Christmas fair Saturday, after the 10 a.m. Mass. Raffle items drawn. Coffee, doughnuts, a chili and chowder lunch, theme baskets, baked goods, Christmas decorations, wreaths, crafts, Advent calendars, candles, white elephants, cash and gift raffles.

Monday, Nov 26

Jewelry party fundraiser for library, 7 p.m. Hosted by the Friends of the T.O.H.P. Burnham Library member Patty Roundy, 57 Martin St. Shop for Holiday gifts, something special. Visit: www.premierdesigns.com

Friday, Nov 30

Young adults’ Game Night for teens grades 7 to 12, 6 to 8 p.m. at the T.O.H.P. Burnham Library, 30 St. Martin St. Essex, with snacks, door prize and lots of board games!

Saturday, Dec. 8

Christmas concert, “The Reason for the Season,” 7 to 9 p.m., Emmanuel Community Church, 180 Western Ave. Music, comedy, food and fun for all ages. Doors open at 6 p.m. Donations appreciated.Nutcracker Party

Spellbinding Christmas classic “The Nutcracker, 2 p.m., children 5 years and older, at the T.O.H.P. Burnham Library with storyteller Carolyn Martino, followed by delicious holiday fare. Free, but always a sell out! For tickets call 978-768-7410 asap, or email: awanner@mvlc.org to reserve your seat.