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March 15, 2013

Veasey Memorial Park flea market set for tomorrow

GROVELAND — The friends of Veasey Memorial Park will present their eighth annual indoor flea market tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the park, 201 Washington St.

The public is invited and admission is free. The event will feature crafters, antique vendors and people doing cleaning. For more information, call 978-521-9345 or email events@veaseypark.org.

Irish fiddler to perform tomorrow

BYFIELD — Irish fiddler and guitarist Patsy Whelan will perform tomorrow at the Byfield Community Arts Center.

Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and admission is $15. The cafe will be serving Guiness as well as other beverages and snacks throughout the evening. The Byfield Community Arts Center is at 7 Central St. and is sponsored in part by Newburyport Bank and Eastern Bank.

Seminar on raising chickens on March 21

The Bradford Grange will present a free seminar on raising back yard chickens March 21 at 7:30 p.m. at Veasey Park, 201 Washington St., Groveland.

John Dodge of Agway will lead the presentation and will answer questions such as what types of structures are needed to raise chickens, what to feed them and how to keep them healthy. This presentation is open to the public and is free to attend. More information is available from Marlene Stasinos at 978-994-4315.

Free workshopson chronic pain

Chronic Pain, a free six-week workshop, will be held at Merrimack Valley Hospital on Tuesdays from April 9 to May 14 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the first-floor auditorium, 140 Lincoln Ave.

Participants will learn to control pain, deal with depression, frustration, isolation and poor sleep patterns, how to eat well, begin an exercise program, handle stress, relax, and increase energy levels. Workshops are run by Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley. For more information or to register call Sheila Hewitt at 978-946-1260.

Friends of Council on Aging plan social event

GROVELAND — The Friends of the Groveland Council on Aging will hold an evening social in the Central Fire Station meeting room on March 20 at 6:30 p.m.

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