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October 12, 2013

Essex Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Tuesday, Oct. 15

Town of Essex Water Department begins flushing hydrants, starting at the Hamilton line and working their way to the Gloucester line.

Thursday, Oct. 17

Blood pressure clinic, sponsored by Essex Council on Aging, 10:30 a.m.., Senior Center, 17 Pickering St.

Saturday, Oct. 19

Pumpkin Day at Cogswell’s Grant, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 60 Spring St. Hay wagon rides, carve and decorate pumpkins, pumpkin pie-eating contest,crafts, games, cider pressing, hot mulled cider, jack ‘o lanterns and tour house. $6 for adults, $4 for children, free for members. 978-768-3632.

Vernal Pond fourth annual benefit, 7 p.m., Woodman’s Essex Room, 127 Main St. Hosted by pond team and Kestrel Educational Adventures. Silent auction, cash bar and music by Entrain. $1 raffle tickets. $20 advance, $25 at door. 978-281-5326.

Wednesday, Oct. 23

Yankee Networkers Chapter of BNI breakfast meet-up, 7 to 8:30 a.m., Farm Bar & Grill, 233 Western Ave.

Women’s Bible study with Beth Moore, 10 to 11:30 a.m., First Congregational Church of Essex. Topic: “James: Mercy Triumphs.” Child care available. 978-768-3319.

Wednesday, Oct. 30

Yankee Networkers Chapter of BNI breakfast meet-up, 7 to 8:30 a.m., Farm Bar & Grill, 233 Western Ave.

Women’s Bible study with Beth Moore, 10 to 11:30 a.m., First Congregational Church of Essex. Topic: “James: Mercy Triumphs.” Child care available. 978-768-3319.

Saturday, Nov. 2

Friends Boutique fundraiser, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 17 Pickering St. Hand-made items for the whole family. Light lunch. Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Essex Council on Aging.

Thursday, Nov. 20

Story hour, for children ages 3-5 with a caregiver, 10 a.m., TOHP Burnham Library, 30 Martin St. Songs, stories and crafts. 978-768-7410. Email dfrench@mvlc.org.

Friday, Nov. 21

Essex Board of Health’s free shingles clinic, for residents over 60. Register at 978 768-7614. Those eligible will be notified of their appointment time. Some may be wait-listed till vaccine is available. Bring proof of residency and insurance information. Uninsured will not be turned away.

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Wednesday,

Yankee Networkers Chapter of BNI breakfast meet-up, 7 to 8:30 a.m., Farm Bar & Grill, 233 Western Ave.

Thursday,

Story hour, for children ages 3-5 with a caregiver, 10 a.m., TOHP Burnham Library, 30 Martin St. Songs, stories and crafts. 978-768-7410. Email dfrench@mvlc.org.