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December 5, 2012

Manchester Calendar

Wednesday, Dec. 5

Council on Aging shopping trip to Walmart Plaza in Seabrook, N.H. Van pick-up at 11 a.m., return by 2:30 p.m. 978-526-7500.

Saturday, Dec. 8

Fourth annual Holiday Fair with Gifts that Care, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Manchester Community Center. Toys, jewelry, paper products, purses, artwork, house wares and collectibles. Items either made from recycled products, benefit charity or are fair trade goods. All proceeds benefit Beverly Bootstraps, Wellspring and Cape Ann Animal Aid. www.manchestercommunitycenter.org.

Sunday, Dec. 9

Manchester Singers holiday concert, 4 p.m., St. John’s Church, 552 Cabot St., Beverly. $8 for adults, $5 for seniors/students. 978-283-9021. www.manchestersingers.org.

Tuesday, Dec. 11

Council on Aging luncheon, noon, The Landing at Seven Central. Chowder or salad, steak tips, baked scrod or chicken Alfredo, potato, veggies, bread, butter, dessert. $15. Prepaid reservations due by Dec. 7. Transportation available. 978-526-7500.

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 scollins@mvlc.org

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: acowman@mvlc.org.

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.

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 scollins@mvlc.org

Wednesday, Dec. 19

Holiday Story Time & cookies, 3:30 p.m., Manchester Public Library, with Miss Sara reading from Hanukkah, Hanukkah, Christmas, and Winter Wonderland stories. old and new. Lovely holiday cookies afterward. Register at: scollins@mvlc.org, or 978 526-2016.

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