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December 17, 2013

First Light Concert moved to March

The Eagle-Tribune

---- — ANDOVER — Due to recent inclement weather, the Merrimack Valley Jewish Federation First Light concert has been rescheduled to March 23, 2:30 p.m. at Temple Emanuel, 7 Haggetts Pond Road. The Jon Nelson Band will perform as scheduled. Camp Hadar Campers, the mini camp reunion will also take place. Previous reservations will be honored.

Christmas Blessing Concert postponed to Jan. 5

METHUEN — Due to the recent snow storm, the Christmas Blessings concert at St. Theresa Church was postponed until Jan. 5 at 2 p.m.

Performing will be Lori Charette-McLaughlin, John A. Middleton -Cox of the New England Tenors, Central Harmony, acapela group from Central Catholic High School under the direction of Maureen Dougan.

Musicians are the Rev. Scott Ness, Christine Torres-Vega, Rayna Merryfield, Diane Lafond, David Comtois and Sean Casey.

Free, but donations accepted for the parish.

New Year’s show at Punchard Center

ANDOVER — The Center at Punchard, 30 Whittier Court, is holding a New Year’s party and talent show Monday, Dec. 30 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Cost: $5. Russ McQueen will MC to 2014. Refreshments and party favors included.

Boston Camerata performs ‘Noel, Noel’

NEWBURY — The Boston Camerata will perform “Noël, Noël: A French Christmas,” on Saturday, Dec. 21, at 8 p.m. at First Parish Church, 20 High Road (Route 1A), Newbury.

Enjoy holiday music from the Middle Ages to the dawn of the Baroque. For tickets or more information, call (617) 262-2092 or send email to info@bostoncamerata.org.

Blue Christmas service is Saturday

HAVERHILL — Good Shepherd United Methodist Church at 471 Main St. invites the public to attend a Blue Christmas Service on Saturday, Dec. 21, at 7 p.m.

The service is an opportunity to remember and past while making room for new life.

Blue Christmas, or Longest Night, is a service of worship designed for people suffering with pain, loss, isolation or depression or who are grieving during this Advent season.

La Casa sends Christmas spirit overseas

LAWRENCE — Residents and staff members at La Casa de Inmaculada Adult Day Health are sharing the holiday spirit.

They have stuffed Christmas stockings with toys and gifts which were sent to a Maizal Esperanza, small town in the Dominican Republic.

La Casa Adult Day Health is part of Mary Immaculate Health/Care Services. It is a bi-cultural/bi-lingual adult day health center located on Essex Street.