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e Town Common Senior Moments Page November 29 - December 5, 2017 Christmas The Extravaganza Town Common Community Calendar at Trinity Episcopal Church To place an non-profit organization’s event in the Community Calendar for FREE, call 978-948-8696 or e-mail: argest Independent Newspaper Saturday, December 2 nd Serving North Shore WEDNESDAY, Classified of Mass NOVEMBER & Coastal at NH from 9 AM - 3 PM! 5 and 6 pm. Ads Reserved tickets 29th are $9 and non-reserved tickets are Christmas Complete shopping, Effective crafts, greens, Community Outreach! $10. Call 978-948-7288 or 978- WEDNESDAY MORNING 948-2635 and leave a message with baked goods, ‘White Elephant’ and much more. Community BIRDING ON THE Calendar CAPE name, number of Continues your party and Delicious Lunch Available . . . which seating you plan to attend. Kids can take a picture with Santa, Suppers will resume in March of make a Christmas gift for a loved one, 2018. decorate cookies or get their faces painted. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30th 124 River Road, Topsfield Call 978-887-5570 for more information. LEGAL NOTICE Notice of Public Sale Notice is hereby given by Dana’s Towing & Repair of Hampton, 348 Lafayette Road, Hampton, NH (603) 926-9781. Pursuant to the RSA 444 through 450 that they will sell the following vehicles on or after December 7, 2017 at 9:00AM by private sale to satisfy their garage keeper’s lien for towing, storage and notice of sale: 1. 1. 2008 KIA Spectra – VIN # KNAFE121485526084 Signed Dana Newcomb , Owner SEASONED FIREWOOD FOR SALE • • • Clean/Free of debris. Hand loaded and delivered from local family farm. $365 a cord. Free delivery. Call Mike Lucier at 978-360-5148. Greg Der Bogosian is your Advertising Consultant 77 Wethersfield St. Rowley, MA 01969 Telephone: 978-948-8696 Fax: 978-948-2564 These very popular programs provide an excellent opportunity to explore one of the most productive birding areas in the country. To date, we have seen over 320 species of birds on these Wednesday field trips. We will depart from our normal routine and bird on Cape Ann on the following Wednesdays: November 29, December 13, and January 10. Wed, Nov 29, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm. Meet in Gloucester at the Friendly’s restaurant at the first traffic circle on Route 128. Cost: members, $14/nonmembers, $17. 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 joppaflatsprograms. ROWLEY GRANGE SUPPER The Rowley Grange will sponsor the last supper of the season featuring Clam Chowder, Fish Chowder and Lentil Soup along with homemade biscuits, crackers and a homemade dessert. Seatings STAMP CLUB The Winthrop Stamp Club will meet on Thursday, November 30, 1-4 p.m. at the Georgetown Senior Community Center. For further information, please call the COA at 978-352-5726. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1st IMAGINE, SING, & LEARN: LEARN ABOUT THE MOON & STARS! This parent/child program is designed for the creative, curious, and active preschooler who loves animals. Each 90-minute session offers a structured series of activities including original songs, movement, dramatic play, handson science, and a thematic snack. We’ll give you coloring pages to take home, and you’ll receive song lyrics, vocabulary, a fun-fact sheet, and a suggested reading list in an email after each class. Fri, Dec 01, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am. Meet at Joppa Flats Education Center, One Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport. Member adult, $7/ member child $6. Nonmember adult, $9/nonmember child $8. Preregistration required. For more information, call 978-462-9998 for information about additional programs and events, or visit the website at joppaflatsprograms. CUSHING HOUSE OPEN HOUSE See Monday, December 4th NORTH SHORE ARTISANS HOLIDAY MARKET Unitarian Church Parish Hall, 26 Pleasant Street, Newburyport, MA, Friday Dec. 1st 5-9pm and Saturday Dec. 2nd 10-4pm and Friday Dec. 8th 5-9pm and Saturday Dec. 9th 10-4pm. CHRISTMAS AT CASTLE HILL See Saturday, December 2nd. A TUNA CHRISTMAS Georgetown Theatre Workshop (GTW) presents A Tuna Christmas by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard, directed by Gael Nappa and produced by Carol Young will Greg Der Bogosian, Project Manager Phone: (978) 948-8696 Cell: (978) 618-9453 Email: The Town Common - 77 Wethersfield Street - Rowley, MA 01969 n., Nov. Sat. 25-26 & Sun., & Dec. Nov. 2, 25-26 2017 & 10 Dec. am-5 2, 2017 pm 10 | Snow am-5 pm date: | Dec. Snow 2-3date: Dec. 2-3 6,000 sq. ft. of antiques and unique gift-giving treasures Light refreshments • Decorations by Partridge in a Bear Tree, Newburyport “On Scenic Rte. 1A” • 224 Main St. • Rowley, MA • 978-948-7139 •

November 29 - December 5, 2017 Page be performed at the Perley School on 51 North Street, Georgetown, MA on December 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 8th, and 9th. Shows begin at 7:30 p.m. except for the December 3rd show, which is a matinee beginning at 2:00 p.m. Cast: Thurston Wheelis, Bertha Bumiller– Jared Maul; Elmer Watkins – Rick Christine; R.R. Snavely, Sheriff Givens– Lou Dispenza; Aunt Pearl Burras, Jody Bumiller, Ike Thompson –Danielle Santapaola; Inita Goodwin, Didi Snavely– Nancy Fichera; Leonard Childers, Garland Poteet – John Flynn; Arles Struvie, Petey Fisk– Paul Gallant; Charlene Bumiller, Stanley Bumiller– Beverly Marzioli; Vera Carp– Sue Clohecy; Helen Bedd, Farley Burkhalter– Tamara Melnick- Mendoza; Phoebe Burkhalter, Dixie Deberry– Ann Herlihy Jaroncyk. In this hilarious sequel to Greater Tuna, it’s Christmas in the third smallest town in Texas. Radio station OKKK news personalities Thurston Wheelis and Arles Struvie report on various Yuletide activities, including hot competition in the annual lawn display contest. In other news, voracious Joe Bob Lipsey’s production of “A Christmas Carol” is jeopardized by unpaid electric bills. Many colorful Tuna denizens, some you will recognize from Greater Tuna and some appearing here for the first time, join in the holiday fun. A Tuna Christmas is a total delight for all seasons, whether performed by two quick changing comedians as on Broadway or by twenty or more. Tickets are $14.00. Seniors and Students may purchase a ticket at a discounted rate of $9.00. Tickets may be purchased at the door or by logging in to georgetowntheatreworkshop/9126. Credit cards now accepted. Patrons can call Sue Clohecy at 978-352- 6367 to reserve tickets and seats. Georgetown Theatre Workshop is a non-profit organization featuring local actors, directors and stage crew who volunteer their time. All performances are at the Perley School on 51 North Street, Georgetown, MA. For ticket prices and more information, go to georgetowntheatreworkshop/9126 or find Georgetown Theatre Workshop on Facebook. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2nd GREENS FAIR Laurel Grange #161 is holding it’s Annual Greens Fair December 2nd from 9 to 2 at the grange hall located at 21 Garden St, West Newbury. There will be live music, a food table, wreaths for sale, knitted goods, etc. Come on down and grab a few Christmas gifts. CHRISTMAS EXTRAVAGANZA Christmas Extravaganza at Trinity Episcopal Church on Saturday, December 2nd from 9 AM - 3 PM! Join us for some Christmas shopping: Christmas crafts and greens, baked goods, ‘White Elephant’ sale and much more. Stay for lunch and have a famous Topsfield Fair Gobbler Sandwich or corn chowder. Kids can take a picture with Santa, make a Christmas gift for a loved one, decorate cookies or get their faces painted. 124 River Road, Topsfield, MA 01983. Call 978-887-5570 for more information. CHRISTMAS BAZAAR The bazaar will be on Saturday, December 2nd and run from 9 am to 2 pm and feature craft vendors and a silent auction. Other activities include white elephant tables, a festive trees and wreaths raffle, gift baskets and a bake sale. Lunch and snacks will be available for purchase. Parking is available in our lot across from the Church at 31 County St. This event is part of a year-long parish celebration of our 150 years of communion and service in Ipswich. More information at www.amcipswich. org or 978-356-2560. 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, Dec 02, 9:00 am - 11:30 am. Meet at Joppa Flats Education Center, One Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport. Members, $10/nonmembers, $12. No preregistration required. For more information, call 978-462-9998 for information about additional programs and events, or visit the website at joppaflatsprograms. HOLIDAY FAIR Join us for the Pine Grove School 45th Annual Holiday Craft Fair. The halls of our elementary school are filled with more than 150 area crafters and artists. December 2nd 9am to 3. 191 Main St, Rowley. SEACOAST ARTISANS HOLIDAY ARTS & CRAFTS BOUTIQUE MARKET ANNUAL HOLIDAY FAIR! Dec 2 & 3, 10am to 4pm, Lafayette Crossing Mall, 45 Lafayette Road, North Hampton, NH. For additional information please contact Joyce at (603) 431- 8531For 18 years now, Seacoast Artisans, the promoter of the highly lauded and successful annual Portsmouth based, early November Juried Arts & Crafts Fair, is adding a new, albeit smaller but 2 day “Boutique Craft Market” December show. The Boutique Craft Market is the weekend of December 2 & 3 located just a few doors down from the LL Bean outlet. The mall is located at 45 Lafayette Road in North Hampton, NH and will be open from 10-4 both days. There will be light refreshments, a festive atmosphere and 20+ vendors with unique, local, hand made crafts at a variety of price points offering gifts for everyone on your shopping list...including you! Unlike larger juried shows there will be NO fee for entry into the event. HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE The Rowley Historical society is having its annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 2nd and Sunday Dec 3rd from 1 – 4 pm. We offer free admission, free parking, free house and barn tours as well as Great Refreshments and Live Entertainment (Saturday only) HOLIDAY CARDS & TAGS Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm at the Newburyport Public Library. Join artist Cheryl Annie Doucette for a holiday craft making holiday cards and gift tags. Using Book-paper, Fancy Paper, Stamps, Watercolor, Embroidery Floss, Ribbon, Sparkle, and Good Old Fun and Holiday Cheer, each participant will create 6 Holiday Cards and 6 Gift Tags! If participants don’t finish, they can take home the supplies needed to finish the project. Registration is The Town Commo required, and the event is limited to 12 people. Register at the Reference Desk in person or call us at 978- 465-4428 ext. 242. CHRISTMAS AT CASTLE HILL The joys of the season will abound at Christmas at Castle Hill December 1-3. Visitors can experience spectacular floral and Christmas decorations and special activities all weekend long in celebration of this year’s theme— The Season of Carols. Visitors can take self-guided tours, enjoy complimentary cookies and cider, and find that perfect holiday gift at the Castle Hill gift shop or the Harbor Sweets pop-up store. The celebrations kick off on Friday evening with magical nighttime lighting, holiday music by pianist Robert Allison, and a cash bar with beer, wine, and a special holiday cocktail. On Saturday, visitors can enjoy a dance performance by Ipswich Moving Company’s Youth Dance Ensemble at 2 pm and listen to holiday favorites performed by local musicians throughout the day. On Sunday, the delights will continue, particularly for the young at heart. From 12 Noon to 2 pm visitors can meet Old Saint Nick, at 3 pm listen to the North Shore Ringers, and throughout the day hear local brass musicians perform holiday favorites. There’s something for everyone at Castle Hill this December. Visit the website at or call 978.356.4351x4015 for more information. Friday, December 1, 5 Continued on page 8 Dec 3rd Santa is coming! Santa will be at Pretty Please from 11-2 Come in and shop for the holidays from 10-3 and visit Santa. Gifts and gift certificates will be available for purchase. (L to R) Sharon Gaines, Amanda Fulchino, Jenna Taormina, Stephanie DeAngelis, Debbie DeAngelis 978-948-8188 319 Newburyport Tpk Rowley DROP OFF A NEW UPWRAPPED TOY BEFORE DECEMBER 15TH Services we offer • Haircuts for men, woman and kids • Blow outs • Color touch up ,or full head • Balayage • Foils • Root shadowing • Pulp riot fantasy colors • Perms From the Spa Room • • • • • Facials Microderm Pumpkin peel Charcoal mask Waxing for men and woman Eyelash and eyebrow tinting Eyelash extensions • •

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