Tuesday, May 1
Love, death and liberty, 7 p.m., with local historian Bill Cross at Manchester Public Library." A Childrens' Room renovation Fund event; refreshments will be served.
Wednesday, May 2
The Graphic Novel Book Group meets, 6:30 p.m. Manchester Public Library to discuss Allen Moore's "Watchmen," in which a cold war never ends. Pre-regristration requested first at the circulation desk or by emailing: Julienlego@gmail.com. Call 978-526-7711.
Rabies vaccination clinic, 4 to 6 p.m., Essex Fire Station, sponsored by Manchester Board of Health Veterinary Association of the North Shore. A small fee will be charged. Please bring dogs on a leash and cats in carriers. For more information, call 978-52-7385.
thursday, may 3
Manchester COA's trip to the Christmas Tree Shop in Lynnfield, COA van starts pick up at 9:30 a.m. and return by 12 noon. For registration/information, call 978-526-7500. $3 donation, if able.
Sunday, May 6
Jazz concert for Gloucester's Grace Center for the homeless, 5 p.m., First Parish Church. Henri Smith Quartet, Rebecca Shrimpton, Willie Sordillo Quartet, Bonnie MacLeod. $15 at church or door. Call 978-526-7661 ext 1.
tuesday, may 8
Manchester COA van monthly mystery ride, van driver heads for an undisclosed destination on the North Shore. Pick-up starts at 1 p.m., returns by 3 p.m. For information/reservation, call 978-526-7500.
thursday, may 10
Manchester COA trip to Kittery to visit "When Pigs Fly Bakery and Pizzeria," Sample and shop for wide range of specialty culinaries. COA van pick-up starts at 10 a.m., return by 2:30 p.m. Lunch is on your own. Call 978-526-7500.
friday, may 11
Manchester COA van goes to the Peabody and Danvers Malls, seniors may choose between the two malls. $3 donation requested. Van pick-up starts 9:30 a.m. For more information/reservation, call 978-526-7500.
Saturday, May 12
Hit the Street for Little Feet 5K Road Race and 1-Mile Fun Run, 8 a.m. Register 6:45 a.m. Starts and finishes at Manchester Essex Regional High School; $20 per person, $50 per family, includes T-shirts, if registered by April 30. Online registration ends May 8, at: www.mmpto.org.
Monday, May 14
Low Vision Support group meets, 1:30 p.m., Plains Community Room. Vision related discussion led by Jay Sibulkin, Pharmacist and owner of Allen's Pharmacy. Q&As welcome. Information/reservation, call 978-526-7500. Senior van pick-up available.
Wednesday, May 16
Manchester Historical Museum invites Manchester seniors to enjoy "High Tea" on Wednesday, May 16, 2 p.m. at the Trask House. Reservations are required, so please call the COA at 978-526-7500. For transportation, call the COA to reserve a place on the COA van.