Goings on and calendar announcements should be sent to the Gloucester Daily Times, Whittemore Street, Gloucester, MA 01930, to gdt@gloucestertimes.com or faxed to 978-281-5748. Please send items at least two weeks prior to the event.

Big E Fair

Manchester Council on Aging will offer a free trip for 47 seniors to attend the Big E Fair in Springfield on Sept. 18. A coach will leave the Town Hall parking lot at 8 a.m. sharp with a return around 8 p.m. Seniors will be dropped off at the fair gate around 10 a.m. and picked up at the same gate at 6 p.m. To register, call 978-526-7500.

Cell phone program

Manchester Council on Aging is starting a cell phone recovery program. Donations of old cell phones can help provide services for seniors, such as Meals on Wheels, caregiving support, health promotion activities and lifelong learning. Cell phones will be collected at the Council on Aging office Monday through Friday. Call 978-526-7500.

Computer workshops

Manchester Public Library offers free, one-on-one help sessions for general PC word processing, Internet searching, e-mailing and its online catalog. To set up a class, call the library and ask to speak with Mike.

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