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March 9, 2013

Manchester Calendar

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.

Thursday, March 14

Catherine Johnson discusses her book “Assembling a Cooking Life & Eating Art Work,” 6:30 p.m., the Manchester Public library. For more information, call 978-526-2017 or email: rtheriault@mvlc.org.

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.

Thursday, April 4

“Power of the Purse” event, sponsored by Women’s Fund of Essex County, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Brookwood School, Manchester. Hors d’oeuvres and wine, and raffle featuring chances to win distinctive purses and bags donated by renowned designers and retailers. All proceeds fund special projects and annual grant awards made by The Women’s Fund throughout Essex County. $35 in advance, $40 at door. www.thewomensfundec.org.

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