Monday, July 15
Science Museum Fossil Dig, for children ages 4-8, 1 p.m., Manchester Public Library. Two sessions at chapel next door to library. Created by Museum of Science as a special traveling hands-on dig experience for children. Registration required; email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 978-526-2016.
Brendan James concert, 7:30 p.m., Crowell Chapel. $20; visit www.attendstar.com or call 617-694-6892.
Tuesday, July 16
Fabulous flicks double feature, 1:30 and 5 p.m., screenings in Children’s Room, Manchester Public Library. PG and PG-13 rating. Refreshments served. Register at email@example.com or 978-526-2016.
Wednesday, July 17
Council on Aging’s monthly mystery ride, heads for mystery destination on North Shore. Pick up at 1 p.m., return by 3 p.m. To register, call 978-526-7500.
Tuesday, July 23
Manchester senior citizen’s cookout, 12:15 p.m., Tuck’s Point. Sponsored in part by Friends of the Manchester Council on Aging. Steak tips, chicken kabobs, corn on the cob and salad. $10 per person. To register, call 978-526-7500.
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.