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March 11, 2014

Craft Fair at Whittier Tech to benefit charity

The second annual Craft Fair at Whittier Tech is March 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. About 25 vendors will offer a variety of items including jewelry, doll clothes, blankets, lamps, aprons and much more. Refreshments will also be sold. All profits will be donated to local charities supported by the school’s Key Club. Whittier Tech is located at 115 Amesbury Line Road.

Women’s City Club to meet

The Women’s City Club of Haverhill will meet on Tuesday, March 18, at the Advent Christian Church, 160 Carlton St. Coffee hour begins at 1:30 p.m. followed by the business meeting a 2 p.m. The program featuring Kate Chadbourne will begin at 2:15 p.m. Chadbourne is a singer, storyteller and poet. She has a Ph.D. in Celtic languages from Harvard, where she is a teacher of Irish language and folklore. Chadbourne will share a festive program of songs and stories in honor of St. Patrick”s Day. Members are invited to come ready to sing, laugh and speak a little Irish.

College for Older Learners showcase

Adults 50 and older who are interested in learning for the fun of learning are invited to attend Northern Essex Community College’s College of Older Learners (CoOL) seminar showcase today (March 11) from 2 to 4 p.m. in Room 103B of the Hartleb Technology Center on the Haverhill campus, 100 Elliott St.

CoOL is designed for individuals 50 and over who are interested in attending educational seminars for the joy of learning. At this showcase event, attendees will learn more about the seminars and meet seminar leaders. This event is free and open to the public.

Spring seminar topics include Fun Films, Touring Local Parks and Trails, Middlemarch: A Glimpse of Glory, In Search of Common Ground (comparative religion), Aging as a Spiritual Practice, Robert Frost in Lawrence and in Derry, N.H., From 42nd Street to Avenue Q, The Captivating Culture of China, Music Maestro Please, Personal Essay Writing, A Journey Through Ethnic Music and Dance, Science of the Times, The Golden Age of Television, The Hispanic Caribbean: Between Culture Dictators, and Colonies and Revolutions.

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