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July 31, 2013

Manchester Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Friday, Aug. 2

Council on Aging’s Essex River Queen cruise, departs 10:30 p.m. for 90 minutes of spectacular seascapes, salt marsh farms, historic houses, estates and shipyard sites. $22 per senior (due by July 26). To register, call 978-526-7500.

Dreamwriters workshop, for writers of all ages, 10:30 a.m., with Barbara Flaherty and Sara Collins. Works in progress-poetry, short stories, etc. Register at scollins@mvlc.org or 978-526-2016.

Manchester Public Library closes, 3 p.m., for Friends of the Library giant book sale.

Saturday, Aug. 3

Manchester Public Library giant book sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

Sunday, Aug. 4

Manchester Public Library giant book sale, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

thursday, Aug. 8

COA’s lunch trip to Beverly’s China Jade Restaurant, 12:15 p.m. COA van pickup at 12:15 p.m., return by 2 p.m. For inforamtion/reservations, call 978- 526.7500

Friday, Aug. 9

Dreamwriters workshop, for writers of all ages, 10:30 a.m., with Barbara Flaherty and Sara Collins. Works in progress-poetry, short stories, etc. Register at scollins@mvlc.org or 978-526-2016.

COA van goes on shopping trip to Danvers malls, seniors choose between the North Shore or Liberty Tree. $3 donation requested. Senior van pickup starts around 9:30 a.m. For information/reservations, call 978-526-7500.

Friday, Aug. 16

COA’s monthly trip to Trader Joe’s in Danvers, 9:30 a.m.. return by noon. Allow about an hour’s shopping time in the plaza.For inforamtion/reservations, call 978-526-7500.

“Bach by the Sea” with Manchester Summer Chamber Music, $5 discounted senior tickets and van transport to the Crowell Chapel Concert Series sponsored by COA; van pickup at 7 for the 7:30 p.m. Call 978-526-7500

Tuesday, Aug. 27

COA’s annual chicken and rib barbecue, 12:15 p.m., catered by Causeway Restaurant at Tuck’s Point. $10 per senior. Barbecued chicken, ribs, summer salads, dessert,b beverage. Prepaid reservations by Aug. 22. For more information, call 978-526-7500

thursday, Aug. 29

Manchester COA’s trip to the Olive Garden in Danvers, senior van pick up at 11:15 a.m. Prepaid reservation required: call 978-526-7500.

friday, aug. 30

Shopping trip to the Walmart Plaza in Seabrook, N.H., senior van pick-up 9:30 a.m., return by 1:30 p.m. For information/reservations, call 978-526-7500. $3 donation requested.