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March 22, 2013

Essex Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

---- — 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.

Monday, March 25

March Magic Mondays instruction, 5 p.m., TOHP Burnham Library, 30 Martin St. Ages 8 and up. $10 for supplies for four sessions. Space limited to 10. To register, call 978-768-7410 or email awanner@mvlc.org.

Tuesday, March 26

Book Group meets, 9:30 a.m., TOHP Burnham Library, 30 Martin St. Topic: “The Lotus Eaters” by Soli. Copies available. Snack and coffee provided.

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.

Friday, April 5

Woodman’s celebrates 25 years of giving with “Howl at the Moon” event, Essex Room. Cocktail reception at 6 p.m., followed by Dueling Pianos at 7 p.m. $25 per guest. Proceeds benefit Mr. & Mrs. L. Dexter Woodman Scholarship Fund. www.howlatthemoon.com.

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.