Saturday, July 13
S.S. Crocker Memorial Race, held off the coast of Manchester. Race open to all sailboats. Fun-filled family event. Awards given for first, second and third in each class. Wood and Fiberglass boats welcome. Sponsored by Manchester Yacht Club and Manchester Harbor Boat Club. www.sscrockerrace.com.
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Agign’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.