wednesday, june 20
Manchester COA's matinee outing to Hello, Dolly!, at the North Shore Music Theatre. Senior van pick-up starts at 1:15 p.m. for the 2 p.m. show. For information, call the Council of Aging at 978-526-7500.
thursday, june 21
Manchester Council on Aging's seafood lunch trip to Plum Island's Bob Lobster, van pick-up starts at 11:15 a.m. Includes scenic tour of the island, and shop-stop at Tender Crop Farms. $3 donation requested; lunch is "on your own." Reservations are required at: 978-526-7500.
saturday, june 23
Friends of the Library's mini book sale, 9 a.m. to noon, Manchester Public Library; no rain dates.
Monday, June 25
Summer stories on front lawn of library, 10:30 a.m. (indoors if raining). Summer reading for all kids, including those entering 7th grade. Pack a snack and a blanket, and head for the Manchester Public Library!
Tuesday, June 26
Truck night behind town hall, 5 to 6 p.m. Real fire trucks and police cars with staff will be in the parking lot behind Town Hall.
Wednesday, June 27
Toe Jam Puppet Band, 10 a.m. at Manchester Public Library, for summer reading kick-off. Register at 978-526-2016 or firstname.lastname@example.org for this Summer
thursday, june 28
Manchester Council on Aging's trip to Danver's Olive Garden, senior van pick-up starts 11 a.m. Space is limited, so reservations are required at 978-526-7500.
friday, june 29
Manchester COA's trip to the Christmas Tree Shop in Lynnfield, van pick-up starts at 9:30 a.m., and return is around 12 noon. For more information, call the COA at 978-526-7500. $3 donation is requested where able.
Dreamwriters' Workshops Begins, 10:30 a.m.Manchester Public Library. Bring works-in-progress poetry, short stories, etc. to share. Eregister at: email@example.com or call 978-526-2016.
Adult Mystery Book Club, 10:30 a.m., to discuss 'A Nose for Hanky Panky' by Sharon Love Cook. New members welcome. Books available at the Circulation Desk.
saturday, july 14
S.S. Crocker Memorial Race off the coast of Manchester, Family race is open to any and all sailboats. Awards for first, second, third in each class. Wood and fiberglass boats welcome. Sponsored by Manchester Yacht Club and Manchester Harbor Boat Club. Visit www.sscrockerrace.com
Monday, july 16
Knitting and crochet group, 3 p.m., Plains Community Room. Transportation available. To register, call Council on Aging, 978-526-7500.
Manchester Singers, 7:30 p.m., Congregational Chapel, Chapel Lane. New members, men and women welcome. Led by Fred Broer. Call 978-283-9021, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.manchestersingers.org.