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March 17, 2013

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Hampstead Civic Club Fishing Derby, 8 a.m. at Shop Pond in Hampstead. Free registration 7 to 8 a.m. All boys and girls up to age 15 can enter and win prizes. Prizes for size and number of fish will be awarded by age category with all entrants receiving a gift bag. Only ages 15 and under are allowed to fish on Shop Pond for the week of April school vacation.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rocky Club, 11 Trinity St., Lawrence. 1-800-RED CROSS (733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Monday, April 22

Mini Clinic, 1 to 2 p.m. at Frye Circle. Hosted by the Town of Andover Health Department. 978-623-8295, andoverma.gov.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at the Masonic Hall, 111 Merrimack St., Haverhill. 1-800-RED CROSS (733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Tuesday, April 23

Merrimack Valley PFLAG chapter meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover. 781-891-5966. email merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com, gbpflag.org.

Wednesday, April 24

Special Education Surrogate Parent Orientation Training, 4 to 7 p.m. St. Ann’s Home and School, 100A Haverhill St., Methuen. Special Education Surrogate Parents volunteer to make education decisions for students whose parents are unable to do so. Federal education law requires that a student’s parents or guardians be included in the special education decision-making process. However, children in state custody whose parents are unknown or unavailable may not have anyone to fill that role. To serve these students, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has contracted with the Federation for Children with Special Needs and the EDCO Collaborative to implement the Special Education Surrogate Parent Program (SESPP). Registration required. Email one’s full name, phone number and the training date to rtsc@fcsn.org or call 617-399-8342. fcsn.org.

Intergenerational Prom, 1 to 3 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. Hosted by the Adopt-A-Grandparent Program. All are welcome. 978-983-8825.

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