Senior Moments Page www.TheTownCommon.com December 6 - 12, 2017 he Town Common WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6th WEDNESDAY MORNING BIRDING 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. Wed, Dec 06, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm, Meet at Joppa Flats Education Center, One Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport. Members, $14/nonmembers, $17. No preregistration required. For more information, call 978-462-9998 for information about additional programs TTS Players proudly presents and events, or visit the website at www. massaudubon.org/joppaflatsprograms. ndent Newspaper Serving North Shore of Mass & Coastal NH omplete Effective Community Outreach! gosian, Project Manager 948-8696 8-9453 thetowncommon.com Common - 77 Wethersfield Street - Rowley, MA 01969 Community Calendar To place an non-profit organization’s event in the Community Calendar for FREE, call 978-948-8696 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Classified Ads Community Calendar Continues . . . BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC Public Health Nurse Pam Lara will be available to take blood pressure, heart assessments and to discuss medication information with elders Wednesday December 6, 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Georgetown Senior Community Center. For further information, please call the COA office at (978) 352-5726. Byfield Community Arts Center 7 Central St, Byfield, MA The Town Common Dec 8, 15, 16 at 7pm and matinees on Dec 9, 10, 17 at 2pm MELANIE ROGERS Doors open 30 minutes before shows. Melanie Rogers will be at the Amesbury Tickets for all show are available at the door. Public Library on Wednesday, December Tickets are $15.00 for adults and $10.00 for children/seniors. 6 at 3:00. Melanie will show you how (978) 463-3335 or email@example.com www.tts-players.com to create your own masterpiece. This CHARACTER PLAYED BY argest Independent Newspaper Serving North Shore program is of for Mass 7th-12th grade. & Coastal Space is SEE, NH THINK, AND WONDER Dec 9th, 15th, 17th Dec 8th, 10th, 16th Troy Bolton Beckett Medwid Xander Heckman limited so you need to register early. For Jill Scott/Announcer Helena LaCortiglia Talia Goodman more information, please contact Margie Walker, Teen Librarian at mwalker@ • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Complete Effective Community Outreach! 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Pursuant to the RSA 9453444 through 450 that they will sell FIREWOOD etowncommon.com the following vehicles on or after December 11, 2017 at 9:00AM by FOR SALE ommon private - 77 sale to Wethersfield satisfy their garage Street • Clean/Free - Rowley, of debris. MA 01969 keeper’s lien for towing, storage • Hand loaded and delivered and notice of sale: from local family farm. 1. • $365 a cord. Free delivery. Call Mike Lucier at 978-360-5148. 2005 Chrysler Town & Country VIN # 2C4GP54L95R474358 Signed Dana Newcomb , Owner amesburylibrary.org or 978-388-8148. ANNUAL GARDEN CLUB WREATH MAKING The Groveland Garden Club provides the materials needed! Linda Parsons is the instructor. Again, feel free to contact us for more info &/or to register. Wed. Dec. 6th at 6:30 p.m. This is a MUST register program as it is limited to 15 (due to space). Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main St, Groveland, 978-372-1732 snakanishi@Langleyadamslib.org The Town Comm LEARN ABOUT NEW INITIATIVE TO HELP INMATES SUCCESSFULLY TRANSITION Pennies for Poverty and the Justice Action Ministry of the First Religious Society (FRS) Unitarian Universalist will host a forum to learn about the Criminal Offender Re-Entry Initiative (CORI) on Wednesday, December 6. Clarence Blevins, reformed ex-felon, will discuss the challenges confronting inmates and ways the community can help them to make a successful transition upon release from prison. The event will take place from 7-8 pm at the FRS Lower Meeting House located at 26 Pleasant Street in Newburyport as part of their First Wednesday Program. This free, public event has been organized to inform the community about the challenges facing individuals who are incarcerated or recently released. The forum will also discuss opportunities the community can support to ease the transition after release and reduce recidivism. CORI is a joint initiative of the FRS and the Unitarian Universalist Church of Haverhill. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7th MEN’S BREAKFAST Discussing local history, the Rev. William Boylan will be the guest speakers at a Men’s Breakfast scheduled for Thursday December 7, 9:30 a.m. at the Georgetown Senior Community Center. With great appreciation, the Council on Aging thanks Crosby’s Markets for their sponsorship. To make reservations, please call (978) 352-5726. WALKS: RUN, GATHER, & HIDE IN THE WOODS! In every kind of weather, we love to head outdoors to our spectacular local habitats, so join us for one, two, or more of these nature explorations! Each one will focus on the importance of a sense of place as we explore the ecology, sights, and sounds of our natural landscape. Wildlife, local and migrating birds, collecting techniques, and environmental awareness will be presented in a fun, energetic format that adults and children alike will enjoy. Not recommended for siblings under 3. Thu, Dec 07, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm. Meet at Moseley Woods, Newburyport. Please dress for the weather with waterproof footwear. 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 www.massaudubon.org/ joppaflatsprograms. GENEALOGY CLUB If you’ve done some family research band who play traditional, contemporary Weekly Community N Senior Care for Peace of Mind. • Meal Preparation • Errands • Assistance with Mobility • Friendly Companionship • Respite Care for Families • Light Housekeeping • Bathing Assistance • Alzheimer/Dementia Care • Up to 24 Hour Care • Medication Reminders www.visitingangels.com/newburyport www.VistingAngels.com 978-462-6162 but didn’t get very far, or if you’re just wondering how to begin looking for your ancestors, come to Genealogy Club! You will receive ideas, resources and motivation to help you uncover the life stories of your ancestors. The Genealogy Club meets on the first Thursday of the month and is open to anyone with an interest in discovering who you are and where you came from. Register online today and bring your family history to life! December 7th from 5:30-6:30pm, Newbury Town Library, 0 Lunt St, Byfield, newburylibrary.org BOOK CLUB NTL Book Club is currently reading The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom. Please note, the hours for Book Club have changed. The Newbury Library Book Club now meets the FIRST Thursday of every month from 6:00 to 7:00. New members are always welcome! December 7th from 6-7pm, Newbury Town Library, 0 Lunt St, Byfield, newburylibrary.org THE NEXT BIG STORM Storm Surge is pleased to announce a December 7 presentation entitled “The Next Big Storm: Preparing Newburyport for Extreme Weather” at Newburyport City Hall from 7 - 8:30 PM. The panel presentation and discussion led by Mayor Holaday, will take place within the context of a hypothetical, but not unlikely, coastal storm scenario presented by Mike Morris of Storm Surge. These presentations will be followed by an opportunity for the audience to ask questions of the panel members. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8th NORTH SHORE ARTISANS HOLIDAY MARKET Unitarian Church Parish Hall, 26 Pleasant Street, Newburyport, MA, Friday Dec. 8th 5-9pm and Saturday Dec. 9th 10-4pm. FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE CASTLE See Page 1 CELTIC CHRISTMAS On Friday, December 8th at 6:30 PM, the Friends will sponsor “A Celtic Christmas” featuring The Kelly Girls, a lively and talented four piece all female and original Celtic tunes accompanied by a variety of instruments. Enjoy songs and tunes rooted in Irish, Scottish, American and Canadian musical traditions.
December 6 - 12, 2017 www.TheTownCommon.com Page 5 Harmonies, stories and stage shenanigans will undoubtedly entertain one and all! The girls have been performing in New England, Canada and Ireland for many years for all kinds of parties, weddings, festivals, and special occasions. Kick up your heels, dance, clap and sing-along with The Kelly Girls! There is no charge for this event, but a donation of a can beef stew would be appreciated. HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL JR TTS Players proudly presents High School Musical Jr. with an all-star cast of talented local teenage actors at the Byfield Community Arts Center 7 Central St. Byfield Mass. The show runs evenings on Dec. 8, 15, 16 at 7pm and matinees on Dec 9, 10, 17 at 2pm. Tickets are $15.00 for adults and $10.00 for children/ seniors. Ask about group rates! To reserve by phone call (978) 463-3335 (calls will not be returned you can pay at pick up) or reserve by email firstname.lastname@example.org Tickets for all show are available at the door. For more information about this show and upcoming Auditions visit us at www.tts-players.com Be sure to Like us on Facebook TTS Players 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 be performed at the Perley School on 51 North Street, Georgetown, MA on December 8th and 9th. Shows begin at 7:30 p.m. 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 http://our. show/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 http://our.show/ capable of producing photographs that are worthy of space on your living room wall. But, as you know, nothing is ever quite that simple! There is some knowledge and skill involved in capturing great images. During this program, Ranger Poole will share tips and techniques that are guaranteed to improve your photos. Topics to be covered include camera settings, favorite apps (for both iPhone and Android), compositional considerations, and image editing. This program will take place in the visitor center auditorium. NO preregistration required. GEORGETOWN HOLIDAY SHOP HOP! Saturday, December 9th, 10 am-5 pm all over town. Visit your favorite shops and discover new ones! NORTH SHORE ARTISANS HOLIDAY MARKET Unitarian Church Parish Hall, 26 Pleasant Street, Newburyport, MA, Friday Dec. 8th 5-9pm and Saturday Dec. 9th 10-4pm. HOLIDAY FAIR! Heritage Towers, 180 Main St. Amesbury, MA, Saturday Dec 9th, 11-2 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 09, 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 www.massaudubon.org/ joppaflatsprograms. PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY OF PARKER RIVER NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE Next Meeting: Saturday, December 9th @ 1:00 p.m. The Photographic Society welcomes anyone who has an interest in nature, wildlife, and/or photography – whether you are a total novice or earn a living by taking pictures! The club meets every month, generally on the second georgetowntheatreworkshop/9126 The Town or Saturday Common afternoon. Club activities find Georgetown Theatre Workshop on Facebook. include special presentations, slide shows (of members’ work), intra-club mentoring and training, photo shoots, on-line photo SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9th sharing, and involvement in the refuge’s The Town various Common photography-related programs, SMARTPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY events, and outreach activities. Venue FUNDAMENTALS Get the Smile You’ve capacity Always is limited to Wanted! 85 attendees (firstcome, first-served). 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