monday, april 1
Deadline for MERHS seniors submitting completed rotary scholarship applications, available at high school guidance office, online at: manchester-essexrotary.org/scholarship2013/.
Tuesday, April 2
Essex Elementary School’s PTO’s On-line Auction, goes live 3 p.m., to benefit the children of Essex Elementary School. For more information, call Sandra Fitzgerald at 978-890-7232
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.
Tuesday, April 9
Harold Burnham & Friends discuss the building of the beautiful schooner Ardelle, 7:30 p. m., Waterline Center, Essex Shipbuilding Museum, 66 Main St. Burnham will also share photos from Ardelle’s voyage to Washington DC to collect 2012 NationalEndowment for the Arts Heritage Fellowships. Admission, $8 members; $10, nonmembers.
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.