---- — Monday, Nov. 19
Low Vision Support group meets, 1 p.m. Plains Community Room, with Mimi Flannery from the Commission for the Blind. All are welcome for this hour or so of conversation regarding vision related issues. Call the COA for more information 978-526-7500.
Tuesday, Nov. 20
Council on Aging trip to Jewell Towne Vineyards, van pick up at 10:45 a.m. Lunch at Barking Dog Grill. See a true farm winery, sample estate-made wines, stop at gift shop and art gallery. $3 donation. For reservations, call 978-526-7500.
Saturday, Dec. 1
“Holiday’s & Wintertide: An Evening with Chelsea Berry & Friends,” 7 p.m., Crowell Chapel in Rosedale Cemetery, Manchester. Features Rockport’s John Rockwell, and husband and wife duo Joe Cardoza and Renée Dupuis. $20 per ticket, or reserve an entire pew for 6-8 guests. For tickets, visit www.attendstar.com or call 617-694-6892. Portion of ticket sales benefit The Historic Manchester Trust.
Tuesday, Dec. 4
Cape Ann TV’s annual Santa party, 3 to 7 p.m., 38 Blackburn Center, Gloucester. Children invited to meet Santa Claus. Meetings with Santa will be videotaped and shown on CATV’s Channel 12 on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Free and open to the public. CATV is a Project Uplift children’s toy and teen present collection site. 978-281-2443. www.capeanntv.wordpress.com.