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Senior Moments Page 4 www.TheTownCommon.com May 2 - 8, 2018 • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Come See Mary Poppins Land at the Byfield Community Arts Center! See full event description in our Community Announcements! CHARACTER PLAYED BY Mary Poppins Cate Mangione & Hailey Howgate Bert Seamus Gallagher George Banks Ian Timothy Winifred Banks Margeaux Appleton Miss Andrew Olivia DiFiore Jane Banks Skye Timothy & Aria Scannell Michael Banks Noah Shupenko & Liam Kenny Mrs Brill Amanda Adams Robertson Ay Connor Durkee Katie Nanna Olivia DiFiore Neleus Jaiden Shah & Haleigh Harris Bird Women Hailey Howgate Ms Smythe Beatrice Peterson Chairman Connor Durkee Frauline Von Hussler Madison Ouellette & Isabelle Gondella Mr. Northbrook Seamus Gallagher Mrs Corry Kacey Curley F I D O F A I R Saturday, May 12 th 9 am to 2 pm gosian, Project Manager 948-8696 Vendors Activities 8-9453 Dog Costume Contest thetowncommon.com Bounce House Raffle Common Pet - 77 Blessings Wethersfield Hot Dog Café 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: events@thetowncommon.com Classified Ads WEDNESDAY, MAY 2nd 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, May 02 9:30 am - 12:30 pm. Meet at Joppa Flats Education Center, One Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport. Cost: member, $14; nonmember, $17. 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/ joppaflats. Community Calendar Continues . . . SUN CATCHER WORKSHOP Mosaic Sun Catcher Workshop on Wednesday, May 2 from 4:00 – 5:00pm for ages 8 and up at the Merrimac Public Library. Glass artist Leslie Doherty will lead this workshop where you’ll learn how to combine glass colors and shapes to create a beautiful mosaic suncatcher. All materials will be supplied and space is limited so stop by the children’s room or call (978)346-9441 to register your child. WEDNESDAY EVENING BIRDING Welcome May, the height of spring migration! Each week, we’ll explore the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, the Merrimack River, and other productive birding sites during the quiet of the evening, when fewer people are present and the animals become more active. You’ll learn about identification, adaptations, taxonomy, habitat niches, and more. Wed, May 02, 2018 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm. Meet at Joppa Flats Education Center, One Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport. Cost: member, $10; nonmember, $12. No preregistration required. For more information, call 978-462-9998 for information about THURSDAY, MAY 3rd GEORGETOWN MEN’S BREAKFAST Discussing health and wellness, Dr. Dan Tallman will be the guest speakers at a Men’s Breakfast scheduled for Thursday May 3, 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. ROWLEY BOOK CLUB The Rowley Book Club will be reading The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Join us on Thursday, May 3 at 6:30 p.m. for a discussion of this story of history we all share and the effects it has on the present day. Check our web site for future titles. The Rowley Public Library is located at 141 Main Street and is fully accessible. For more information, call the library at 978-948-2850 Family Fun! The Town Common This is a fundraiser in support of The Salvation Army’s Held at: services within the local community. The Salvation Army 40 Water St., Newburyport, MA 978 465 0883 additional programs and events, or visit FRIDAY, MAY 4th Friendly dogs are welcome! the website at www.massaudubon.org/ joppaflats. The Return Of A Legend North Of Boston PIKE MARINE 80 Main Street Essex, MA 978-768-7161 PikeMarine.com TTS Players proudly presents BEST Prices, BEST South Of Boston 127 State Road Rt. 3A Sagamore Beach, MA Service 508-888-8158 EagleMarine1.com Ensemble – Amanda Adams, Aria Scannell, Ava Johnson, Beatrice Peterson, Cate Mangione, Connor Durkee,Hailey Howgate, Haleigh Harris, Ian Timothy, Isabelle Gondella, Jaiden Shah, Kacey Curley, Liam Kenney, Madeleine Katzen, Madison Ouellette, Margeaux Appleton, Max Weightman, Noah Shupenko, Olivia DiFiore, Seamus Gallagher & Skye Timothy. From 18’ to 25’ POWERED BY 219CC FRIDAY MORNING BIRD WALKS: FOCUS ON WARBLERS The early bird gets the worm! Mornings are when birds are most active and easier to see. We’ll focus on the beautiful warblers migrating through our area and stay on the lookout for other neotropical migrants as we explore such birding hotspots as the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Oak Hill Cemetery, Pikes Bridge Road, and others. Fri, May 04, 2018 8:00 am - 11:00 am. Meet at Joppa Flats Education Center, One Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport. Cost: member, $12; nonmember, $15. 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/joppaflats. MAY COOKBOOK CLUB Thursday, May 4th 6:00 PM - Celebrate New England With the SPL Cookbook Club. May’s cookbook is In Cod We Trust, by Heather Atwood. Registration is required. Contact Corinn at 978-465- 5071 x 136 or cflaherty@salisburylibrary. org. BIRDING WESTERN ESSEX COUNTY Let’s explore some of the best birding locations on the other side of Essex County, where we’ll visit some of the lesser-known hot spots inland. These may include wildlife management areas in Groveland and Boxford, conservation areas in Andover, possibly Crystal Grove Conservation Area in Haverhill, and other “secret” locations to be determined. Thu, May 03, 2018 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. Meet at Joppa Flats Education Center, One Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport. Cost: member, $48; nonmember, THE ART OF PRINTMAKING Come join us on… Friday, May 4th, 6:30- 8:00 PM at the Ipswich Public Library, 25 North Main Street, Ipswich. Montserrat College of Art professors Stacy and Len Thomas-Vickory, and Salem State University professor Haig Demarjian as they share the various techniques and unique expressive qualities of traditional printmaking processes. Sponsored by the Ipswich Public Library Arts Committee with funding from the Board of Trustees. To register and for detailed postings of events and programs, please check our $60. Preregistration required. calendar at www.ipswichlibrary.org. For more information, call 978-462- 9998 for information about additional programs and events, or visit the website You may also visit us on Facebook for current status and updates concerning the Ipswich Public Library. at www.massaudubon.org/joppaflats. DISNEY’S MARY POPPINS JR. See Page 6 JEWELS OF THE FOREST This two-day workshop will introduce you to the wonderful world of woodwarblers, the jewels of North American birdlife. With an evening lecture on Friday and a field trip on Saturday, you’ll learn about the more than 30 warbler species that regularly occur in Massachusetts, including their vocalizations, migration patterns, nesting and foraging behaviors, and some of the conservation issues that impact these birds. We’ll visit several of the state’s most productive migrant traps, including the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Bald Hill Reservation, and others. Fri, May 04, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm; Sat, May 05, 2018 6:30 am - 1:00 pm. Meet at Joppa Flats Education Center, One Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport. Cost: member, $95; nonmember, $125. Preregistration required. For more information, call 978-462-9998 for information about additional programs and events, or visit the website at www.massaudubon.org/ joppaflats. SATURDAY, MAY 5th SPRING RUMMAGE SALE The Hampton United Methodist Church, 525 Lafayette Road (Rt. 1), Hampton, will hold its Annual Spring Rummage Sale on Saturday, May 5th, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. There will be spring and summer clothing, toys, books, games, furniture, shoes, small appliances, and household items for sale at very reasonable prices. Come get some great bargains and help the church support its mission projects in the community. For more information, contact the church office at 603-926-2702. PAPER AND DOCUMENT SHREDDING BENEFIT Saturday May 5th, 9:00 am – 12:00 Noon at Union Congregational Church, 350 Main Street, Amesbury. (Across from Alliance Park on the Merrimack River) To benefit the restoration of Point Shore’s iconic 1835 Union Church

May 2 - 8, 2018 www.TheTownCommon.com Page Meetinghouse. Suggested Donation $5 per standard banker’s box (approx 12” x 16” x 10”). Shred all your outdated documents safely and securely in our Shred Source truck. View the shredding in process. We will also be collecting food donations for Our Neighbors Table at that time. 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, May 05, 9:00 am - 11:30 am. Meet at Joppa Flats Education Center, One Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport. Cost: member, $10; nonmember, $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/ joppaflats. BOOK SALE Historic St. Paul’s Church is holding its annual Spring Book Sale on Saturday, May 5, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. St. Paul’s is located at 166 High Street, Newburyport, MA. The sale includes thousands of books for adults, teens and children as well as CDs and DVDs. Donations will be gladly accepted up to the day of the sale. NORTHEAST SEA GLASS EXPO We are very much looking forward to the fourth Spring Northeast Sea Glass Expo. Come see what over 50 Artists have created from items found on local beaches and beaches from all over the world. Enter your finds to win cash prizes in our contests and take part in our educational lectures that will be held throughout the weekend. Check out our Facebook page, The Northeast Sea Glass Expo or our website, www. thenortheastseaglassexpo.com for all up to date info and schedules. Looking forward to seeing everyone at this fun filled weekend. Admission is $5.00 and children under 12 are free. NATURALLY CURIOUS Mass Audubon’s Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary in Topsfield is excited to welcome Naturally Curious Author Mary Holland to the sanctuary on Saturday, May 5 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. Enjoy her presentation that will take you through the natural events that take place in New England throughout the seasons. Advance registration is required. FEE: $20 ($18/ Mass Audubon members). To register go to massaudubon.org/ipswichriver or call 978-887-9264. CRAFT AND GIFT FAIR Join Wingate at Haverhill for its annual salute to spring Craft and Gift Fair on Saturday, May 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Multiple vendors will be present in addition to fun raffles and a free craft project for children from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Parking is available in the employee parking lot at the back of the building. For more information, call 978-372- 7700. Wingate at Haverhill is located at 190 North Ave DISNEY’S MARY POPPINS JR. See Page 6 NEWBURYPORT CHORAL SOCIETY The Newburyport Choral Society will be performing a majestic program of Baroque and Classical period music on Saturday, May 5th at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 6th at 4:00 p.m. The performance will include 150 singers, 4 professional vocal soloists, a 17-piece orchestra, and Belleville’s historic Stevens pipe organ. Tickets are $22 for adults and $20 for seniors/students ($25 at door). Visit www.newburyportchoralsociety.org for information and to purchase tickets. WOODCOCK WALK Each spring American woodcocks engage in one of nature’s most fascinating courtship displays. Here’s your chance to witness this “sky dance” up close and inperson at Parker River National Wildlife Refuge Saturday, May 5th @ 7:30 p.m! This program is appropriate for ages 8 and older. Meet the ranger on the deck of the visitor contact station at parking lot 1. Bring binoculars and a flashlight. Program is limited to 15 participants. Please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to the program start time. Preregistration required. Please call (978) 465-5753; to register for this program. SUNDAY, MAY 6th CHORAL FESTIVAL Among the many wonderful events planned for the year-long celebration of the 350th anniversary of the founding of Amesbury is a Choral Festival, which will be held at All Saints Anglican Church, 67 Friend Street in Amesbury, at 4PM on May 6, 2018. Six of Amesbury’s churches are participating in this event. They are: All Saints Anglican Church, Main Street Congregational Church, Seventh Day Adventist, St. James Episcopal Church, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Holy Family Parish, and Union Congregational Church. The Choral Festival is free, and will be followed by refreshments in the lower church. DISNEY’S MARY POPPINS JR. See Page 6 NEWBURYPORT CHORAL SOCIETY See May 5th. TUESDAY, MAY 8th POCKET BIRDING FOR SPRING MIGRANTS Mass Audubon’s Marblehead Neck and Nahant Thicket Wildlife Sanctuaries are two small gems along the Essex County coast. As undeveloped oases in largely suburban neighborhoods, they are magnets for migrating songbirds. Let’s explore these two pocket paradises and see what we can find. Tue, May 08, 2018 6:00 am - 11:00 am, Meet at Joppa Flats Education Center, One Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport. Cost: member, $33; nonmember, $41. Preregistration required. For more information, call 978-462-9998 for information about additional programs and events, or visit the website at www.massaudubon.org/ joppaflats. LONG LASTING GARDENERS: AN ERGONOMIC APPROACH Tuesday, May 8th @ 6:30 p.m. Susan Guest is an avid gardener, movement educator and fitness coach. With some simple landscape modifications, ergonomic tools and easy exercise techniques, you can retain strength and stability, improve fitness, and avoid injuries while gardening. This program will take place in the refuge visitor center auditorium. NO preregistration for this program. Sponsored by the Newburyport Horticultural Society. Please call (978) 465-5753; to register for this program. HIDDEN GEMS OF NEW ENGLAND Join author and adventurer Alison O’Leary for a virtual trip over mountains and through the back roads of New England. This program, based on the new book “Inns and Adventures” by O’Leary and co-author Michael J. Tougias, is great inspiration for trip planning! Tuesday, May 8th at 7pm: Newburyport Public Library, 94 State St, Newburyport, (978) 465-4428 http://www.newburyportpl. org/ DON NELSON In mid-morning of July 19, 1969 Senator Ted Kennedy reported an accident he had FREE CONSULTATIONS had the previous night in which Mary Jo Kopechne The had drowned. No one Town believed www.rowleyfamilydentalcenter.com Common the story wrote in his police report. What was covering up? 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