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January 23, 2013

Manchester Calendar


Gloucester Daily Times

---- — wednesday, Jan. 23

Mother Goose Story Time, 10:30 to 10:50 a.m., for infants through age 2, 10:30 to 10:50 a.m. Simple rhymes, stories and instruments. By the hearthside in the Reading Room at Manchester Public Library.

Sports Night with Kirk Minihane discussung current Boston headliners, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at The Landing at 7 Central; free appetizers, cash bar. Hosted by Manchester-Essex Rotary Club; invitation to members; Prospective Manchester-Essex Rotary members and friends should contact Dave Ray, 978-921-2346, or email: davidray@lesieray.com.

Two free flu clinics at Addison Gilbert Hospital, 9 to 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. 298 Washington Street, Gloucester. You do not have to reside in Gloucester. All welcome, four years of age and older.

thursday, Jan. 24

COA gentle Yoga class, 10 a.m., seated and standing postures. Call Nancy Hammond at 978-526-7500.

Monday, Jan. 28

Young adult writer Steve Kluger visits Manchester Essex Middle School, author of “My Most Excellent Year,” addresses both school’s English classes and entire middle school, discussing how book evolved from his own life; a Q&A follows. Copies available at library.

Council on Aging knit and crochet group, 3 p.m., Plains Community Room. Compare knitting notes, get help on a project, learn a stitch, meet new friends. Transportation available. 978-526-7500.

Thursday, Jan. 31

COA’s lunch trip to Seaport Grille Gloucester, enjoy Thursday special lobster roll with fries, or choose from a wide variety of local seafood and prime meats while watching the action on working waterfront. Van pick up begins at 11:15 a.m. To register, call 978-526-7500.

Monday, Feb. 11

Low vision support group meets, 1 p.m., at the Plains Community Room. All are welcome for this hour or so of conversation regarding low vision and issues related to vision. Call COA for more information/registration at 978-526-7500. Senior van pick-up available.