Monday, April 22
Green Poetry: An Art & Poetry Craft & Writing Session, 3:30 p.m., Manchester Public Library. All ages of poets invited. Bring your imagination and art supplies. To register, call Sara Collins at 978-526-2016.
Tuesday, April 23
Preschool Story Time, for ages 3-5, 1:30 p.m., Manchester Public Library. Stories and simple crafts.
Wednesday, April 24
Mother Goose Story Time, for infants through age 2 and their parents, 10:30 a.m., Manchester Public Library. Simple stories, musical instruments and rhymes.
Wednesday, May 1
Manchester COA senior Ice Cream Social for seniors, 1:30 p.m., Newport Park Community Room. Sundae making to make your day. Reservations required; call the COA at 978-526-7500
Wednesday, May 8
Manchester COA monthly mystery ride, van pickup starts at 1 p.m., return by 3 p.m. Driver heads for an undisclosed destination on North Shore for some delicious fun! For information/reservation, call 978-526-7500.
Thursday, May 9
Manchester COA’s lunch trip to Gloucester’s Passports Restaurant, 11:30 a.m. senior van pickup, return by 1:45 p.m. Enjoy creative international cuisine, famous popovers, local seafoods, salad entrees. For information/reservation, call Call 978-526-7500
Friday, May 10
Manchester COA van goes to Peabody and Danvers Malls, pickup starts at 9:30 a.m. Seniors may choose betwee North Shore Mall or Liberty Tree Mall. $3 donation requested. For information/reservations, call 978-526-7500.
Friday, May 17
Manchester COA’s monthly trip to Trader Joe’s in Danvers, COA van departs Manchester 9:30 a.m. One hour shopping at Trader Joe’s or any other store in the Plaza. FOr information/reservation, call 978-526-7500.
Wednesday, May 22
Tea and dessert at the Manchester Historical Museum, 2 p.m. at Trask House, as guests of the staff and Board of Directors at the Manchester Historical Museum. Reservations required; call the COA at 978-526-7500 to sign up. COA van available for transportation.
Thursday, May 23
Manchester COA’s trip to Victoria Station on Pickering Wharf in Salem, Senior van pickup starts at 11:15 a.m. Choose from a menu of soups, salads, wraps and sandwiches, with great views of Salem Harbor, then board a Salem Trolley for a tour of historic Salem. $10 for the Trolley; lunch is “on your own.” For information/reservations, call 978-526-7500.
friday, May 24
Manchester COA’s shopping trip to Walmart Plaza in Seabrook, New Hampshire, 9:30 a.m. van pick up, return by 1:30 p.m. Call the COA at 978) 526-7500; $3 donation requested.