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October 5, 2012

Manchester Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Monday, Oct. 8

Preschool Story Time, for children ages 3 to 5, 10:30 to 11:10 a.m., Manchester Public Library.

Tuesday, Oct. 9

Zumba class starts, 11 a.m., American Legion Post 113. With Pat Martines, certified Zumba Gold instructor. Offered to seniors by Manchester COA. $3 per week. Registration required; call 978-526-7500.

Meet author Natalia Dykstra, 7 p.m., Manchester Public Library. Author of bestselling nonfiction book “Clover Adams: A Gilded and Heartbreaking Life.”

Seaside Garden Club, 7:30 p.m., Manchester Community Center. Peggy Flanagan presents “The Garden in the Autumn.” Social time at 7 p.m. All welcome. $5 guest fee.

Wednesday, Oct. 10

Mother Goose Story Time, for infants to age 2 and their caregivers, 10:30 to 10:50 a.m., Manchester Public Library. 20 minutes of simple rhymes, stories and instruments.

“Civil War Women of the North Shore,” 7 p.m., Manchester Public Library. With history scholar Bonnie Hurd Smith.

Saturday, Oct. 13

Pumpkin Day, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Cogswell’s Grant, 60 Spring St. Hay wagon rides, pumpkin carving and decorating, pie-eating contests, cider pressing, crafts and games, hot mulled apple cider and pumpkin pie. Choose a jack-o-lantern from the patch. $6 for adults, $4 for children, free for Historic New England members.

Monday, Oct. 15

Preschool Story Time, for children ages 3 to 5, 10:30 to 11:10 a.m., Manchester Public Library.

Low Vision Support group meets, 1 p.m., Plains Community Room. All welcome. With Mimi Flannery of Commission for the Blind. To register, call COA at 978-526-7500. Van available.

Tuesday, Oct. 16

Zumba class starts, 11 a.m., American Legion Post 113. With Pat Martines, certified Zumba Gold instructor. Offered to seniors by Manchester COA. $3 per week. Registration required; call 978-526-7500.

Wednesday, Oct. 17

Mother Goose Story Time, for infants to age 2 and their caregivers, 10:30 to 10:50 a.m., Manchester Public Library. 20 minutes of simple rhymes, stories and instruments.

Monday, Oct. 22

Preschool Story Time, for children ages 3 to 5, 10:30 to 11:10 a.m., Manchester Public Library.

Wednesday, Oct. 24

Mother Goose Story Time, for infants to age 2 and their caregivers, 10:30 to 10:50 a.m., Manchester Public Library. 20 minutes of simple rhymes, stories and instruments.

Monday, Oct. 29

Preschool Story Time, for children ages 3 to 5, 10:30 to 11:10 a.m., Manchester Public Library.

Wednesday, Oct. 31

Mother Goose Story Time, for infants to age 2 and their caregivers, 10:30 to 10:50 a.m., Manchester Public Library. 20 minutes of simple rhymes, stories and instruments.

Manchester COA’s lunch trip to the Log Bridge Inn, a student-run restaurant at the North Shore Technical High School in Middleton. $8 per senior,, and prepaid reservations due by Oct. 22. Limited to the first 12 who sign up. Call 978-526-7500

Thursday, Nov. 1

Manchester COA’s trip to Angelica’s Restaurant in Middleton, for lunch and a show with impressionist Mark Verselli providing great musical entertainment. All-inclusive cost, $46 per senior. Yankee pot roast or baked scrod. Prepaid reservations due at the COA office by Oct. 29. Call 978-526-7500.