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March 4, 2013

Manchester Calendar

Thursday, March 7

Book Discussion for Manchester Community Reads, 7 p.m. Manchester Public Library, “Blood, Bones, and Butter; the Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef” by Gabrielle Hamilton. Copies available at circulation desk.

Friday, March 8

Council on Aging trip to Peabody and Danvers malls, van pick up at 9:30 a.m. Choose between North Shore or Liberty Tree malls. $3. To register, call 978-526-7500.

Saturday, March 9

Friends of the Library book donation drop-off day, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Books, paperbacks, DVDs, VHS tapes and CDs in good condition. No encyclopedias, magazines or condensed books.

Tuesday, March 12

“Write Time,” a writing workshop for seniors, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Manchester Community Center. Catherine F. Robertson, local author of “Life in Violet,” leads class. Learn to write fictional short stories and/or memoirs. $35 for six weeks. Registration necessary; call 978-526-7500.

Saturday, March 16

Sons of the American Legion’s St. Patrick’s Day dinner and raffle, 6 p.m., Legion Hall. Dinner tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at door. Raffle tickets are $25. Only 100 tickets sold. For tickets, stop by hall.

Tuesday, March 19

“Write Time,” a writing workshop for seniors, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Manchester Community Center. Catherine F. Robertson, local author of “Life in Violet,” leads the class. Learn to write fictional short stories and/or memoirs. $35 for six weeks. Registration necessary; call 978-526-7500.

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.

Tuesday, March 26

“Write Time,” a writing workshop for seniors, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Manchester Community Center. Catherine F. Robertson, local author of “Life in Violet,” leads class. Learn to write fictional short stories and/or memoirs. $35 for six weeks. Registration necessary; call 978-526-7500.

Wednesday, March 27

Council on Aging’s trip to historic Phillips House in Salem, van pick up at 11:15 a.m. Stop at Hawthorne Hotel for lunch. $3 per person, plus lunch. To register, call 978-526-7500.

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