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February 13, 2014

Buttonwoods Museum hosts author series


The Eagle-Tribune

---- — Buttonwoods Museum will present women’s history authors in recognition of Women’s History Month.

Various authors will discuss their work on March 7 at 6 p.m. and their books will be available for purchase. Admission is free.

The Buttonwoods Museum is located at 240 Water St. For more information about the author series, contact Christopher Obert at Chris@PearTreePublishing.net or the Buttonwoods at info@haverhillhistory.org.

Indoor flea market planned

The Ladies Philoptochos Society Elpis will hold an indoor flea market March 8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church, 154 Winter St.

Items available for purchase include furniture, clothing, glassware, books, jewelry, knick-knacks, and other bargains. Greek pastry will be for sale, along with refreshments.

Tables are available for rent and can be reserved by calling 978-374-8887 or 978-373-3311.

The Ladies Philoptochos Society Elpis is a nonprofit organization of the church. Proceeds from this event will support various charities.

Cycle for Shelter Early Bird registration

Emmaus Inc. in Haverhill has announced that Early Bird registration for Cycle for Shelter 2014 is officially open, with a discounted rate of $25.

This year, Emmaus hopes to build upon the success of the 25th annual event that took place on July 28, 2013. Thanks to the efforts of participating cyclists, corporate sponsors and community volunteers last year, Emmaus raised more than $130,000 that will help more than 3,000 homeless adults and children rebuild their lives.

Early Bird Registration fee of $25 is available for a limited time. Enter a team and receive a $5 discount off the registration fee. Please use discount code “Team5.” This year’s Cycle for Shelter is presented by the Merrimack Valley Federal Credit Union and International Cars Ltd. More information is available online at events.emmausinc.org.

Book and Film Club to meet Feb. 24

The public library’s new Book and Film Club will meet on Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. in the Milhendler Room.

The group will discuss the book “Push” by Sapphire and its movie adaptation “Precious.” Visit online for more details or to register.

The library will be screening classic romance films every Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the auditorium. For specific movie titles, check the library’s calendar of events.

Workshop on Health and Wellness

Dr. Beth Greene of New Life Chiropractic in Central Plaza will share tips and suggestions for keeping the spine healthy at all ages in order to minimize pain and maximize function.

This workshop will be Feb. 20 at 10 a.m. in the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St. Greene will focus on the importance of being active, preventing and healing injury as well as the role good nutrition plays. To reserve your seat, contact Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at 978-374-2390.

Prescription Advantage talk planned

Kathy Devine of the Executive Office of Elder Affairs in Massachusetts will be at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St., on Feb. 25 at 10:30 a.m. to discuss the Massachusetts Prescription Advantage Program.

Prescription Advantage is a prescription drug insurance plan that is available to Massachusetts residents 65 and older, as well as younger people with disabilities who meet income and employment guidelines. More information is available from Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at 978-374-2390.

Church seeking crafters for fair

Riverside Memorial Church, 278 Groveland St., will hold its fifth annual craft fair on April 5 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Event organizers are seeking crafters to participate. The fee is $35 for an 8-by-2 1/2-foot table, with chairs included. All proceeds support Riverside Memorial missions fund. For more information, please contact Renee Cannon at 617-455-2792 or ms.renee1969@yahoo.com. Space is limited.