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May 29, 2012

Shawsheen River Watershed Association schedules events

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ANDOVER — The Shawsheen River Watershed Association holds its annual meeting June 6 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Andover Public Library. After a short business meeting, at which time members of its Board of Directors will be elected, there will be a presentation by Curt Laffin on the American Chestnut Tree. This meeting is open to the public but only SRWA members can vote for members of the Board.

The association is hosting a number of activities open to the public, they include:

Summer Solstice event at Pomps Pond off Abbot Street, June 20 from 6 to 9 p.m. There will be a short explanation of the significance of the Summer Solstice. This event is free but residents are asked to bring their own s'mores ingredients. Lifeguards will be on hand for swimming. There will also be gear available if people want to do some paddling.

Annual canoe and kayak paddling and safety demonstration at Pomps Pond June 23 from 1 to 4 p.m. This is a good opportunity for people who want to become more involved in paddling and want to learn proper techniques.

Health workshop presented at Salem senior center

SALEM, N.H. — Salem Senior Services is sponsoring a workshop to help seniors and caregivers of those struggling to deal with chronic health conditions

The "Better Choices, Better Health" workshop will be offered each Monday for six weeks, beginning June 11, in the community room at Millville Arms on Millville Street. The free classes, which are two-and-a-half hours each, are June 11, 18 and 25 and July 2, 9 and 16 from 1 to 3:30 p.m.

The program, developed at Stanford University, is presented in partnership with the New Hampshire Chronic Disease Self-Management Network through the NH Department of Health and Human Services and the Southern New Hampshire Area Health Education Center.

The workshop includes a workbook and refreshments. To register in advance, call 603-890-2190.

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