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Page www.TheTownCommon.com November 1 - 7, 2017 OMNI Security Team Residential & Commercial Security Fire & Access Systems to Video Surveillance Big enough to serve you - Small enough to know you Burglar, Fire Alarms 24 Hour Monitoring We Guarantee the best! Find out more, call or visit us today: MA LIC # 444C 978-465-5000 www.securityteam.com RE/MAX Partners 44 Park Street, Andover 978-475-2100 426 Andover St., North Andover 978-686-5300 Kathryn O’Brien Realtor Direct: 978.465.1322 Email: kathrynobrien@remax.net Contact your Advertising Consultant today! P: 978-948-8696 • F: 978-948-2564 advertise@thetowncommon.com 48 Kittery Avenue, Rowley $545,000 Continued from page 5 dibs on the artwork and have their admission cost deducted from any art purchased during the party. The Crane Estate thanks its generous art show sponsors The Institution for Savings, The Outsidah, First Ipswich Bank, and Port Lighting Systems. Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, 290 Argilla Road, Ipswich. Crane Estate Art Show Soirée is on Friday, November 3, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.; Beautiful duplex featuring 1,728 s.f. on each side. Have you been looking for a large home for yourself and a tenant or family member? Want to get out of the city and you have been looking for a duplex in a fabulous area of single family homes? Drive down this street and enjoy the picturesque setting of horse farms and well-maintained single homes framed against the blue sky and a background of trees and meadows. Plenty of room for the children to play, sit on the separate decks or patios and listen to the sounds of birds. A rare find today, but this home offers privacy and quietude seldom found in a two family environment. Each side offers sparkling hardwood floors throughout the first and second floors as well as the staircases. Large eatin kitchen for family gatherings. Spacious living room and dining room as well as a half bath and laundry room. The second floor offers three large bedrooms and a full bath. The free public show is Saturday and Sunday, November 4 & 5, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily. Admission is free Saturday and Sunday. Tickets to Friday’s preview event, “Crane Estate Art Show Soirée,” are $68 for Trustees Members and $85 for Nonmembers. The cost of a ticket will be deducted from any art purchase made Friday night. Advance reservations are strongly recommended and can be made through www.thetrustees. org. For more information call 978.356.4351 x4015. LOS TEXMANIACS PERFORMS A TEX-MEX CONCERT Belleville Roots Music presents Los Texmaniacs performing a Tex- Mex Concert at the Belleville Stage, 300 High Street, Newburyport, MA on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $30 in advance/$35 day of show/$10 children 18 and under. For more information, please email: bellevilleroots@gmail.com or visit: www.bellevillerotts.org. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4th GEORGETOWN HOLIDAY FAIR Holiday Fair at the Penn Brook School, 68 Elm, St. Georgetown, November 4th, 9-2 MARKET STREET BAPTIST FAIR The Market Street Baptist Church, 37 Market Street is hosting a Holiday Fair on Saturday, November 4 as part of Amesbury’s Village of Church Fairs Day from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. In the Gym at the rear of the church we will have our “Attic Treasures” tables filled with used and new items such as household, kitchen, decorative, crafts, collectibles and toys. Prices are not posted - pay what you can afford. The other half of the gym will be a Flea Market where people renting tables from us will be selling their own items. In the Hall at the front of the church is the “Soup Buffet” where we offer a variety of homemade soup, chowder, stew and chili. Also, Hot dogs will be for sale along with beverages. Also, there is the Designer Gift Table that offers special holiday items created by designer, Tim Coffey, a Cookie Carnival Table where varieties of homemade cookies are sold, a Bake Goods Table and Craft tables of unique items. All proceeds are for the beautification of MSBC. This is an opportunity to work as a team within our church as well the community. Every church benefits from hosting fairs at the same time and many people have commented on how much they enjoy their day in Amesbury. Spread the word and bring friends...best time to Christmas shop and find bargains. SATURDAY MORNING BIRDING Our experienced leaders will take you to birding hot spots in the Newburyport/Plum Island area in search of avian activity. Beginners and birders of all skill levels are welcome. Sat, Nov 04, 9:00 am - 11:30 am. Meet at Joppa Flats Education Center, One Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport. Cost: members, $10/nonmembers, $12. No preregistration required. Mass Audubon members receive discounts on programs. For more information, call 978-462-9998 for information about additional programs and events, or visit the website at www.massaudubon.org/ joppaflatsprograms. RUMMAGE SALE See Friday, November 3rd SEABIRDS OF CAPE ANN Late fall and winter are the best times of year to bird along the rocky coast of Cape Ann. Both migrant and wintering seabirds can be observed at Halibut and Andrews Points and in the shelter of the cape’s many coves. During our field trip, we will visit Halibut, Andrews, and Eastern points as well as Brace Cove, Niles Pond, and the Gloucester Harbor area. Target species will include red-throated loon, rednecked grebe, harlequin duck, black guillemot (and maybe other alcids), and three species of scoter. Sat, Nov 04, 2017 9:00 am - 3:30 pm. Meet at the Fisherman’s Statue on Western Avenue in Gloucester. Cost: members, $37/nonmembers, $47. No preregistration required. Mass Audubon members receive discounts on programs. For more information, call 978-462-9998 for information about additional programs and events, or visit the website at www.massaudubon.org/ joppaflatsprograms. MAIN STREET CONGREGATIONAL CELEBRATES 22ND HOLIDAY On Saturday, Nov. 4th, Main Street Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, will participate in the annual Village of Holiday Fairs, offering their traditional lunch in the Vestry at 145 Main Street from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. The Café at Main Street will offer Corn chowder, Macaroni & Cheese, Meatball Sub with pickle & chips, Hotdogs, pizza and our famous Apple Crisp. Join us for something to eat after you shop. “You will find something different at each of the churches Continued on page 8

Letters To The Editor November 1 - 7, 2017 www.TheTownCommon.com Page 7 Community Announcements AMESBURY/NEWBURYPORT - Council on Aging sponsors special Holiday Trip; join us for a 1:30pm matinee performance of The Nutcracker @ Community the Boston Opera House on Saturday, Connections December 9th. Be transported to the magical world of the Sugar Plum Fairy and dancing snowflakes, create an annual tradition with family and friends. $99pp includes Orchestra Center seating, round trip motorcoach transportation; lunch on own. For further details contact the Newburyport COA 978-462-0430 or Amesbury COA 978-388-8138. ------------------------------------------------------------ Business Spotlight EXETER - Exeter Adult Education’s community enrichment program still has openings! We offer many personal and professional development, cooking, hand craft and computers courses that begin throughout November and December. Whatever your interests Real are, you should Estate consider a fun evening • out For at Exeter Adult Sale For Sale Education! For a complete listing of our course offerings, find us online at adulted.sau16.org or call the office at 775-8457 if you have any questions. Pre-registration is necessary as class sizes are limited. Online registration and payment is now accepted on our website, adulted.sau16.org. Please note that all computer courses are taught in Windows 7 using Microsoft Office 2010 and are designed Sports for those confident • Sports with Windows and who • have Sports good keyboarding and mouse skills. ------------------------------------------------------------ GEORGETOWN – The new COA Pets, Knitting Group will Animals, meet Thursday November 9, 9:30 Plus a.m. at the Georgetown Senior Community Center. The group shares skills, patterns, while working on individual projects. Some service projects will be planned. Refreshments will be served. For further information, please call the COA at 978-352- 5726. Health & Fitness ------------------------------------------------------------ IPSWICH - The Town & Country Garden Club of Ipswich invites the public to it’s November meeting, Christmas with the First Ladies. Colleen Christian Burke, a three-time member of the White House Christmas decorating team, nationally recognized TV personality and author of Christmas with the First Ladies; The White House Decorating Tradition from Jacqueline Kennedy to Michelle Obama, will present a historical slide show and floral demonstration inspired by the holiday traditions of former First Ladies. She has teamed up with Fitz and Floyd to design the First Ladies Collection and will graciously raffle off a few of this years designs. This is a program you won’t want to miss. Signed books will be available for sale at $29 each. This program is made possible by The Louise R. Johnson Fund. Louise’s spirit lives on in the projects and programs that her trust fund makes possible every year and we are all so grateful for her generosity. The program will be held on November 9, at 7pm at EBSCO, 5 Peatfield Street, Ipswich (Old K Club, near Riverview Pizza). Advanced reservations are required by emailing pptomlin@aol.com by November 2. ------------------------------------------------------------ MERRIMAC – Featuring seasonal delights with an old-fashioned flair, Pilgrim Church will hold its annual Holiday Fair on Sat. Nov. 18, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Along with hand-made holiday treasures, this year’s fair will include children’s crafts, cookie walk, country store, hand-made quilted items, jewelry, holiday decor, luncheon, and a silent auction. A Continental Breakfast featuring scones and muffins will be served 8-10 a.m. A full lunch menu will follow at 11 a.m. Free coffee is available to all veterans. Everyone is welcome and invited to attend! Located at 27 Church Street in Merrimac, Pilgrim Church is completely accessible to all. ------------------------------------------------------------ NEWBURY - The public is invited to attend the opening reception for 20+ artists who will exhibit at the NTL from November through mid-December. Light refreshments will be served. On display will be pastel paintings of landscapes, florals, portraits, and some favorite local vistas. All of these artists have studied under Robin Thornhill, a professional artist from New Hampshire accomplished in pastels and other media. Pastel painting is the art of applying layers of color to achieve a depth of soft colors to portray the subject. If you cannot attend the opening reception, you may view this special collection during regular library hours. Public Reception Nov. 9 from 5-7pm, Newbury Town Library, 0 Lunt Street, Byfield newburylibrary.org. To learn more about Robin Thornhill’s work, go to her website at robinthornhill.com. ------------------------------------------------------------ NEWBURYPORT - Historic St. Paul’s church is holding its legendary Fall Fair on Saturday, November 11, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. St. Paul’s is located at 166 High Street, Newburyport, MA. This fair traditionally attracts hundreds of people from the throughout the North Shore. You can dive into a day of bargain shopping, or bid on unique items at the Silent Auction. Throughout the church are designated areas for clothing for children and adults, jewelry and accessories, baked goods, a wonderful array of craft and hand knit items, and holiday decorations and gifts donated by local merchants and families. Enjoy a hearty breakfast from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM, and then after your shopping spree, take a break for lunch without having to leave the grounds. Lunch will be served from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM. The silent auction accepts your bids anytime from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. “The Fall Fair helps support the many ministries of St. Paul’s, including our Among Friends meal program for anyone in need of a meal and fellowship, our numerous 12-step programs that meet weekly at St. Paul’s, as well as our global outreach programs such as our El Salvador Partnership,” says Rector Martha Hubbard. Find us at Www.stpauls-nbpt.org. Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stpauls.nbpt/ or Twitter @StPaulsNBPT ------------------------------------------------------------ NEWBURYPORT - November Learn to Skate USA enrollment is now open! The Merrimack Valley Skating Club will hold classes on Sundays at 4pm and Thursdays at 6pm. Specialized and fun Learn to Skate USA classes focus on the basic fundamentals that are important for shaping both hockey and figure skating skill development. Learn to Skate USA is endorsed by US Figure Skating, USA Hockey and US Speed Skating. Skaters have the chance to earn skill-badges throughout the series. Student to coach ratio is kept low and classes are available for skaters age 3 through adult. Classes run as 6-7 week sessions continuously throughout the year. Each member of the Merrimack Valley Skating Club coaching staff is a credentialed professional who has successfully completed a comprehensive background screeni ng process through the National Center for Safety Initiatives. Visit www.thegrafrink.com for registration forms and detailed information regarding both programs. Classes fill up quickly so don’t hesitate! Please contact Nikki in the front office at 978-462-8112 or nikki@thegrafrink.com with any questions. ------------------------------------------------------------ NEWBURYPORT - All Adults in the Seacoast area are invited to the Newburyport Senior Continued on page 16 THE FAMILY DENTISTS R O W L E Y D E N TA L F A M I L Y C E N T E R • Complete Family Care • Four Hygienists on staff • Preventive sealants, fluoride • Cosmetic tooth repairs • FREE Consultations • New Patients Always Welcome DOUGLAS SHEALY, D.D.S. and RicHARD SELtEnRicH, D.M.D. DENTISTRY FOR ALL AGES www.rowleyfamilydentalcenter.com Route 133, Rowley 978-948-2333 WANTED Marketing / Advertising Greg Consultant Der Bogosian to join is your our Advertising sales team. 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