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February 6, 2013

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Wednesday, Feb. 6

Teen Valentine gift-making craft, 1:30 p.m., Manchester Community Center. Make a gift for that special someone with candy hearts. Grades 6-8 welcome. Supplies limited. To register, call 978-526-7711 or email Anne Cowman at acowman@mvlc.org.

Manchester Memorial School kindergarten registration, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., conference room. Bring original birth certificate, current photo of child, proof of residency, completed registration form. www.mersd.org. 978-526-1908. Email Cindy Dodge at dodgec@mersd.org.

Thursday, Feb. 7

AARP tax-aide and SeniorCare RSVP program begins, offering free income tax advice to qualified seniors and low-income residents. Volunteer IRS trained counselors in COA office, 1:15 to 4 p.m., with appointments scheduled every half hour. Bring copies: last year’s federal and state tax returns, W-2s, other relevant income materials. 978-526-7500.

Saturday, Feb. 9

Chinese New Year Story Time with Miss Sara, 10:30 a.m., Manchester Public LIbrary. Start the year of the snake with stories, tangrams, crafts, special treats! Ages 4-9 but all ages welcome. Register at 978-526-2016 or: scollins@mvlc.org.

Monday, Feb. 11

Low Vision Support Group, 1 p.m., Plains Community Room. All welcome. To register, call the Council on Aging at 978-526-7500. Senior van pick-up available.

Wednesday, Feb. 13

Ash Wednesday at First Parish Manchester, 7 p.m., “Receiving permission not to be perfect,” —first of lent series premiering Feb. 15 www.firstparishchurch.org.

Council on Aging wine-tasting and shopping trip to Mill River Winery in Rowley, van pick up at 10:45 a.m. Lunch stop at Bradford Tavern. Return expected by 2:30 p.m. $5, plus lunch. To register, call 978-526-7500.

Tuesday, Feb. 19

Awesome Robb Preskins and His Magic Pirate Show, 2 p.m., Manchester Public Library. You’ll flip for this fun show, matey! School Vacation Free Fun show for families; all ages welcome. Register at; scollins@mvlc.org, Or call 978-526-7500.

tuesday, Feb. 26

Manchester COA lunch of the month, Causeway Restaurant’s “Seafood Casserole” (or chicken) With squash, au gratin potatoes, rolls, butter, beverage and dessert. $10 per person, to first 45 who sign up. Prepaid reservation required by Feb. 22. Transportation available. Call the COA at 978-526-7500.

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