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November 17, 2012

Community Calendar


The Eagle-Tribune

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American Red Cross Blood Drive, noon to 5 p.m. in Presentation of Mary’s Dupre Center, 209 Lawrence St., Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Learn to Draw with Frank Sadowski, 10 a.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. 978-372-1101.

“15-Minute Legal Monday,“ 10 to 11 a.m. at the Groveland Council On Aging Outreach Office. Atty. Elaine Dalton will answer questions on elder legal issues. Free. 978-372-1101.

Mondays

“Holy Yoga,” 6:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 346 Broadway, Haverhill. Led by Amanda Souliotis, whose ministry incorporates prayer, meditation, and Bible reading with yoga. Open to the public. The program benefits men and women. No experience necessary. A free will offering will gratefully be accepted. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a friend. 978-374-8029, FirstPresbyterianHaverhill.org.

Tuesday, Nov. 20

Line Dancing, 1 p.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. With instructor, Susan Tribble. 978-372-1101.

Jocko’s Jazz: Vocalist Alanna Manning with The Jack Senier Quartet, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. $5 cover. Wheelchair accessible. 978-683-9200, jockosjazz.com.

Tuesdays

Yoga Playtime Class, 10:30 a.m. at 44 Hampshire St., Methuen. For parents and children. Yoga poses are presented through games, stories, songs, and poems. Registration required. Limited to 10 children. Email terryisme@verizon.net.

Wednesday, Nov. 21

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 462 Broadway, Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Zumba Gold, 10:30 a.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. With instructor, Stephanie Smith. 978-372-1101.

Wednesdays through Nov. 21

HypnoBirthing Childbirth Education Class, 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Maternal Health & Fitness, 7 Hodges St., North Andover. The class will teach the phases and stages of labor, relaxation techniques, comfort measures and labor support. 978-738-8080, maternalhealthandfitness.com.

Thursday, Nov. 22

25th Annual Feaster Five Road Race, Kid’s Fun Run at 7:45 a.m., 5 Mile/5K at 8:30 a.m. on Main street at the corner of Route 133 and Route 28 in Andover. The race will end at Brickstone Square. Proceeds will benefit the Merrimack Valley YMCA, and will support the Andover/North Andover YMCA expansion project. Registration closes on Nov. 17 or when the field size limit reaches 10,000. Register on-line, feasterfive.com.

Friday, Nov. 23

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Cedardale Health and Fitness, 931 Boston Road, Haverhill. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Nov. 24 & 25

Sanborn Ice Hockey Holiday Craft Fair, at Sanborn Regional High School, Kingston. Crafters wanted. Reserve an 8-ft. table now for $50. Make checks payable to Sanborn Athletics and mail to Dena Bouzianis, 9 Maple St., Kingston, NH 03848. Include name, address, email, phone number and brief description of the items. 207-351-5338, email sanbornicehockey@comcast.net.

Saturday, Nov. 24

North Andover’s annual Santa Claus Parade, noon starting at the middle school. The parade will continue down Main Street to Water Street, back on to Main Street and end at Sutton Street. The police department and the festival committee encourage businesses and local organizations to enter floats or participate in the parade. Floats will be judged and first, second and third place ribbons will be awarded, as well as participation ribbons. 978-683-3168.

The Social Life of Haverhill Dance, 8 to 11 p.m. at the American Legion, Main Street, Route 121, Haverhill. Open to singles and couples. DJ. $8 for members, $10 for nonmembers. 603-642-5881.

Monday, Nov. 26

Learn to Draw with Frank Sadowski, 10 a.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. 978-372-1101.

Movie Afternoon, 12:30 to 3 p.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. “The Vow” will be screened. 978-372-1101.

Tuesday, Nov. 27

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.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 to 6 p.m. at Rite–Aid, 176 Haverhill St., Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Line Dancing, 1 p.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. With instructor, Susan Tribble. 978-372-1101.

Jocko’s Jazz: Eugene Freisen/Tim Ray Duo, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Sahara Club, 34 Bates St., Methuen. $10 cover. Wheelchair accessible. 978-683-9200, jockosjazz.com.

Wednesday, Nov. 28

Senior Knitting & Craft Fair, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St., Haverhill. Hosted by the Council on Aging. Offers an opportunity for knitters and crafters to sell their items and for holiday shoppers to purchase handmade items. 978-374-2390, ext. 11 or 16.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 462 Broadway, Methuen. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Zumba Gold, 10:30 a.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. With instructor, Stephanie Smith. 978-372-1101.

Third annual Swap Soiree, at St. Michael’s Church, 196 Main St., North Andover. Proceeds will benefit The St. Michael’s Conference of The Society of St. Vincent de Paul. All un-swapped clothing will go directly to St. Vincent de Paul to help support homeless and low-income families. Tickets can be purchased on-line at swapsoiree.eventbrite.com for $18. 978-807-0577, 978-771-1061.

“Research the History of Your House,” 7 p.m. at the Nevins Memorial Library, 305 Broadway, Methuen. Presented by Marian Pierre-Louis. Learn where to find the deeds, how to chain a deed, and locate other sources of information such as the U.S. Federal Census records. The talk is appropriate for beginners and those who have research experience. Free. 978-686-4080, ext. 12.

Thursday, Nov. 29

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at the Faith Lutheran Church, 360 South Main St., Andover. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Zumba Plus, 1 p.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. With instructor, Susan Tribble. 978-372-1101.

Friday, Nov. 30

Tony Kenny’s “Christmas Time in Ireland,” 7:30 p.m. at the Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover. Tickets $30 at the door, $25 in advance, $22 in advance for seniors and students. 978-837-5355, merrimack.edu.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lawrence General Hospital, 1 General St. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Yoga, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Groveland Council on Aging, Town Hall, 183 Main St. With instructor, Mary Van Abs. 978-372-1101.

Saturday, Dec. 1

Cocoa with Santa, 9 a.m. noon at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Includes activities by Little Sprouts, treats, and cocoa. $7 for children, $5 for adults. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Fourth Annual Christmas Carnival & Craft Fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Joseph School of All Saints Parish, 56 Oak Terrace, Haverhill. Activities include games, prizes, sweet shop, raffle baskets and a visit by Santa. Presented by the parish’s PTO. All proceeds will benefit the restoration of the school’s Snack Shack. The goal is to make this area a place for the students to sell products and food items. Call if interested in making a donation or renting a table. 978-457-3455.

St. James Parish Christmas Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. James School, 415 Primrose St., Haverhill. Many vendors, crafts, food and Santa.

Christmas Raffle/Penny Auction Fundraiser, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Brookridge Community Church, 232 Main St., Haverhill. Hosted by Ruth’s House. Help support the organization in its efforts to continue to help others. Purchase 25 tickets for $10 in advance, or 25 for $15 at the event. 978-521-5575.

16th Annual Christmas Craft & Bake Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hampstead Congregational Church, 61 Main St., Route 121. Over thirty crafters will exhibit their goods, including jewelry, woodworking, handmade purses, quilted items, painted glass, pottery, knitted items, handmade soaps, hand tied fly fishing lures, and more. There will also be a cookie walk, bake table, and a luncheon. Free admission. 603-329-6985, hampsteaducc.org.

Red Bow Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at North Parish Church, 190 Academy Road, North Andover. Features juried crafters and artisans. Fair includes holiday arrangements, wreaths and kissing balls, handmade crafts, gift baskets, a book shop, culinary corner, kids’ mall, a silent auction, quilt and wine cellar drawings. Photos with Santa from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch begins at 11 a.m. 978-687-7948, northparish.org.

Holiday Cookie Walk, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Andover Baptist Church. Presented by the Friendly Circle Ministry. Containers are $5. Fill the container with as many cookies as possible. A large variety of cookies will be offered. 978-475-5346.

Tuesday through Saturday, Dec. 1-29

“Tree Time,” at the Andover Historical Society, 97 Main St., Andover. Features a collection of Christmas trees, decorated by individuals, groups, and businesses from the Andover community. Each of the trees is inspired by a unique historical object displayed in the historical society’s “Andover Top 40 Exhibit.” $8 for adults, $5 for members, seniors, and children under 12. 978-475-2236.

Sunday, Dec. 2

Family Holiday Concert, 2 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Features “Music Maximus.” A freewill offering will be collected to benefit Emmaus, Inc. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Psychic Fair Fundraiser, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 24 Summer St., Haverhill. Event will benefit the American Diabetes Association. Psychic tarot and oracle card readers, as well as a medium, will offer readings for $20. Vendor and craft tables will be set up. Additional vendors and crafters needed. Free admission. 978-771-2718.

Friday, Dec. 7

Open House & Shopping Night, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Features Christmas music, shopping with local artisans and crafters, raffles and light refreshments. Free admission. For all ages. Free off street parking. mmmh.org.

Saturday, Dec. 8

Kristen Miller in concert, 8 p.m. at Crossroads Coffeehouse, North Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 3 Great Pond Road, second floor, North Andover. Tickets $15. crossroadscoffeehouse.org, kristenmillermusic.com.

Dec. 8 & 9

“A Merry Music Hall Christmas,” 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, 3 p.m. on Sunday at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Route 28. Features Ray Cornils, organ, Betty Rines and John Schnell, trumpets. Reserved tickets $20, non-reserved $15, children $5. Call 781-593-5039 for advance tickets after Nov. 1. Any remaining tickets will be available for purchase at the door. Sponsored by Appleton Eye Associates, Demoulas Foundation, Haverhill Rotary, Methuen Co-operative Bank. 978-685-0693, mmmh.org.

Sunday, Dec. 9

Holiday Craft & Gift Faire, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Winnekenni Castle, 347 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Offers artisans, crafters, vendors, gift items, door prizes and more. Admission $2 per person. 978-521-1686, winnekenni.com.

Tuesday, Dec. 11

“Antiques in the Attic,” 7 p.m. at the Nevins Memorial Library, 305 Broadway, Methuen. Presented by Ron Wackowski. Participants are invited to bring one item for examination; learn its origin and other facts. Learn how to view antiques and be able to discern the real things. Free. 978-686-4080, ext. 13.

Monday, Dec. 17

Haverhill Community blood Drive, 2 to 7 p.m. at the Haverhill Elks Lodge, 24 Summer St. Sponsored by the American Red Cross and the Haverhill Elks. 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), redcrossblood.org.

Tuesday, Dec. 18

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.

Tuesday, Jan. 22

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.

Tuesday, Feb. 26

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.

Tuesday, March 26

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.

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.

Tuesday, May 28

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.

Tuesday, June 25

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.

Tuesday, July 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.

Tuesday, Aug. 27

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.

Tuesday, Sept. 24

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.

Tuesday, Oct. 22

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.

Tuesday, Nov. 26

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.

Tuesday, Dec. 17

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.