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May 10, 2013

Manchester Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Friday, May 10

Council on Aging trip to Peabody and Danvers malls, pickup at 9:30 a.m. Seniors may choose between North Shore or Liberty Tree malls. $3 donation requested. For reservations, call 978-526-7500.

Saturday, May 11

Manchester Essex Rotary Club’s annual Mother’s Day auction, 6:30 p.m., American Legion Hall. Dress for “Summer Beach Party” theme. $25, includes buffet dinner and wine and cheese tasting. Cash bar and silent and live auctions hosted by Sen. Bruce Tarr. 978-500-6609.

Tuesday, May 14

Seaside Garden Club plant auction, 7 p.m., Manchester Community Center, 40 Harbor Point. Preview at 6 p.m. Light refreshments. Plant donations welcome; drop off at Community Center any time May 14. Mark plants with plant name and care instructions. All proceeds benefit club programs. www.seasidegardenclub.wordpress.com.

Thursday, May 16

Manchester Public Library closes, 6 p.m., for Friends of Library annual meeting at Manchester Community Center which starts at 7 p.m.

Friends of Manchester Library meeting, 7 p.m., Manchester Community Center. Guest speaker: Laura Harrington, author of “Alice Bliss.” Public welcome.

Friday, May 17

Council on Aging’s monthly trip to Trader Joe’s in Danvers, pickup at 9:30 a.m. One hour shopping at Trader Joe’s or any other store in plaza. For reservations, call 978-526-7500.

Monday, May 13

Mystery Authors Talk, 6:30 p.m., Manchester Public Library, with award winning suspense writers Hallie Ephron and Linda Barnes. Signed copies available at reading.

Saturday, May 18

Beantown Jumpers Double Dutch Team, 10 a.m., First Parish Chapel. Presented by Manchester Public Library. To register, call 978-526-2016 or email scollins@mvlc.org.

Wednesday, May 22

Tea and dessert at Manchester Historical Museum, 2 p.m., Trask House. Reservations required; call Council on Aging at 978-526-7500. Transportation available.

Thursday, May 23

Council on Aging trip to Victoria Station on Pickering Wharf in Salem, pickup at 11:15 a.m. Lunch followed by Salem Trolley tour. For reservations, call 978-526-7500.

Friday, May 24

Council on Aging shopping trip to Walmart Plaza in Seabrook, N.H., pickup at 9:30 a.m., return by 1:30 p.m. For reservations, call 978-526-7500. $3 donation requested.