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November 13, 2013

Vendors needed for Winter Holiday and Crafts Bazaar

The Eagle-Tribune

---- — Booth spaces are available for fine artists, artisans and crafts vendors interested in participating in a Winter Holiday and Crafts Bazaar to be held for three weekends in December, beginning on the Saturday of the Christmas Stroll, which is planned for Dec. 7.

This holiday shopping event will be held at 90 Washington St. and is presented by the Haverhill Cultural Council in cooperation with the Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce. More information and applications are available at facebook.com/haverhillculturalcouncil, from Karren McCabe at 978-374-4500, ext. 31, or by email to Haverhill.culture@gmail.com. Applications are due by Nov. 22.

Flu clinics offered

The city will hold flu clinics today from 1 to 4 p.m. and tomorrow from 9 a.m. to noon at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St.

Please bring your insurance cards. More information is available from Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at 978-374-2390, or Mary Connolly, community health coordinator, at 978-374-2390, ext. 15.

Talk on knee joint replacement Tuesday

Good News for Bad Knees: Outpatient Partial Knee Joint Replacements - Less is More, a Medical Meet the Expert seminar with Orthopedic Surgeon Thomas Hoerner, MD, is Tuesday from 6 to 7 p.m. in Holy Family Hospital’s ground-floor auditorium.

Attendees will learn the signs and symptoms of knee arthritis, conservative and surgical approaches for treatment of knee arthritis, and who is a candidate for outpatient partial knee replacement. The event is free. Registration is required. Light refreshments will be served. One contact hour in nursing will be awarded.

Holy Family Hospital is at 70 East St., Methuen. For more information or to register, please call 978-687-0156, ext. 4697, or jean.macdougall-tattan@steward.org.

Bingo games at the Citizens Center

The Council on Aging hosts Bingo games on Mondays and Thursdays at 1 p.m. at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St.

Players ages 60 and over as well as those who are disabled are encouraged to play and make new friends. More information is available from Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at 978-374-2390.

Women’s City Club presents Chalk Lady

The Women’s City Club of Haverhill will meet on Tuesday at the Advent Christian Church, 160 Carlton St.

Coffee hour begins at 1:30 p.m. followed by the business meeting at 2 p.m. The program features Jennifer Rutledge, known as The Chalk Lady, and begins at 2:15.

Gospel Chalk Art has been around for more than 70 years. Rutledge was introduced to chalk art in 1999 and has been a chalk artist since 2000. She believes a picture is worth a thousand words and that people always remember a picture. She does her art on a large canvas with brightly colored chalk with stories, music and lighting.

Haverhill Bank welcomes branch manager

Duncan Clark recently joined Haverhill Bank as vice president, branch manager.

Clark replaces Patricia St. Cyr as the branch manager at the bank’s main office, 180 Merrimack St. Cyr is relocating to Salem, N.H., where she will manage the bank’s newest branch. Prior to joining Haverhill Bank, Clark was a vice president at TD Bank. Clark is responsible for the day-to-day activity at the branch as well as business development and account creation.

Before joining Haverhill Bank, Clark spent nearly 10 years managing various TD Bank branches throughout the Merrimack Valley. Most recently, he served as the vice president, store manager III of the TD Bank branch located on Merrimack Street.

Holiday recipe swap at library

The public library will host a holiday recipe swap on Wednesday from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Milhendler Room.

If you’re tired of cooking the same old thing or have a recipe to share, attend the holiday recipe swap. More information is available online at www.haverhillpl.org under Events Calendar.

Library offers children’s events

The public library will hold a Dewey Decimal Scavenger Hunt for children ages 7 to 12 on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m.

Children will use the Dewey Decimal system to follow clues, solve a puzzle, and find books. Registration is required.

Make a Dream Catcher children’s activity for Native American Heritage month will be Nov. 23 at 10:30 a.m. Learn how to weave a dream catcher and what it means. This is for children ages 7 to 12. Registration is required.

The Plymouth Thanksgiving event will be Nov. 26 at 6:30 p.m. Learn something about the history of Thanksgiving. Design paper dolls and create your own version of the first Thanksgiving. This is for children ages 5 and up. Registration is required.

Throughout the month, the Children’s Room will be collecting diaper donations for the Anchor of Hope Diaper Drive. Stop by to drop off new diapers in any size or brand.