, Gloucester, MA

December 12, 2012

Manchester Calendar

Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Wednesday, Dec. 12

Teen Advisory Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Manchester Public Library. Brainstorm ideas for the QR Treasure Hunt and enjoy special holiday snacks; earn community service hours. Contact YA Librarian, Anne Cowman at:

Poet-Tea, 3:30 p.m., Manchester Public Library. All ages & stages of poets and poetry lovers, share your own and your favorites. Register at: scollins@org, or call 978 526-2016 .

Friday, Dec. 14

Council on Aging’s monthly trip to Trader Joe’s in Danvers, van pick-up at 9:30 a.m., returns around noon. Allow one hour or so for shopping at Trader Joe’s or other store in plaza. To register, call 978-526-7500.

Sunday, Dec. 16

First Parish Christmas Pageant, First Parish Church, on the Village Green, Manchester-by-the-Sea. Free; for more information, call Priscilla Duda at 978-526-7661, ext. 3.

Tuesday, Dec. 18

Knitting circle meets, 3:30 p.m., with Barbara Pries at the Manchester Public Library. Stop by and get stitching! Children and adults, welcome; register at 978-526-2016 or email

Wednesday, Dec. 19

Holiday story time, 3:30 p.m., Manchester Public Library. Holiday cookies served. To register, email or call 978 526-2016.