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May 22, 2013

Manchester Goings On

Events listed here are open to the public and sponsored by nonprofit groups unless otherwise noted. Press releases may be sent to Goings on, Gloucester Daily Times, 36 Whittemore St., Gloucester, MA 01930, sent via email to gdt@gloucestertimes.com or faxed to 978-282-4397. Please include a contact person’s name and telephone number and send at least two weeks prior to the event. The Times will do its best to run the announcement at least once prior to the event. Due to the volume of goings on listings received by the paper, listings are alternated once they run and the same listings are not printed every day.

CarFit

To help mature drivers find their safest fit, there’s CarFit. An educational program that gives adults the chance to check how well their personal vehicles “fit” them, by providing information and materials on community-specific resources than can enhance driving safety. Join us at the Town Hall Parking Lot on Friday, June 7, where trained professionals will work to “fit” you to your vehicle for maximum safety and comfort. The Manchester Police, Council on Aging and TRIAD Council are pleased to offer this senior citizens program. For more information, call 978-526-7500. Appointments are available between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., with light refreshments.

Volunteen applications

The Manchester Public library has volunteen applications for students finishing grades five through 12 this spring. Applications are due by May 24. Training and scheduling begins the first week of June. Volunteens are required to assist for a total of 15 hours (minimum) in the summer and will be given a variety of needed tasks, including shelving, processing, creating and posting fliers, assisting at crafts and science programs, and general library help. Stop by the front desk or the Children’s Room desk for an application, or contact Sara Collins at 978-526-2016 or scollins@mvlc.org.

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