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October 14, 2013

Enjoy a pasta supper in Plaistow on Saturday


The Eagle-Tribune

---- — PLAISTOW— The Deacons of the First Baptist Church will host a pasta supper Saturday from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

The menu will include pasta with meatballs and sausage, salad, garlic bread, assorted desserts and beverages.

Tickets are $10 per person, $6 per child, with a $30 maximum for a family.

Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door the night of the supper. Proceeds from the supper will be used by the deacons to help local families in need.

Call Jill Senter for additional information at 382-7458.

First Baptist Church is located at 122 Main St.

Used clothing for sale at Good Shepherd

HAVERHILL — Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 471 Main St., will offer a gently used clothing sale on Oct. 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The sale is sponsored by the church’s United Methodist Women and will feature fall and winter clothing. More information is available by calling 603-329-6047.

Craft fair planned at Citizens Center

HAVERHILL — The Council on Aging will host a Craft Fair featuring 25 vendors on Oct. 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St.

Local senior citizens will be selling a variety of handcrafted items. More information is available from Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at 978-374-2390.

Stock up for winter reading at church sale

EAST HAMPSTEAD — A Used Book, Record and Video Sale will be held Tuesday, Oct. 22, through Saturday, Oct. 26, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at East Hampstead Union Church, 225 E. Main St., Route 121A, just south of Route 111.

Paperback books and music cassettes are 50 cents each or 12 for $5. Hardcover books, VHS tapes, records and books on cassette $1 each or six for $5. DVDs are $1 each.

The church is an interdenominational Christian fellowship serving the community since 1897 and proceeds benefit the Operating Fund. The site is chair-lift accessible. Call 378-0683.

Pancake Breakfast announced in Haverhill

HAVERHILL — The Anchor of Hope Diaper Bank, based in Haverhill, will hold its second annual pancake breakfast fundraiser on Oct. 19 from 8 to 11 a.m. at Riverside Memorial Church, 278 Groveland St. The meal will include pancakes, bacon, coffee, tea, milk, juice and a pancake toppings bar.

Tickets are $5 in advance and $6 at the door. Admission is free to children ages 2 and under. Tickets can be reserved by calling 978-372-0335. The Haverhill-based Anchor of Hope Diaper Bank provides diapers to partnering agencies that in turn distribute them to low income families they work with. For more information visit online at www.aohdiaperbank.org.

Register now for photography class

PELHAM — A digital photography class starts Oct. 23.

The class is for beginning photographers, ages 18 and up. The cost is $65.

Sign up online at webtrac.pelhamweb.com. Call 635-2721 or email recreation@pelhamweb.com with questions.

The registration deadline is Oct. 18.

The Jammin’ Divas coming to Haverhill

HAVERHILL — The Jammin’ Divis will perform traditional and contemporary original folk music on Oct. 19 at 8 p.m. at the Newmoon Coffeehouse, located in the Universalist Unitarian Church, 16 Ashland St. Opening act is guitarist/vocalist and songwriter David Dodson.

The Jammin Divas are Aoife Clancy (Ireland), Becky Chace (USA), Kath Buckell (Australia), flutist Hadar Noiberg (Israel) and bass player Craig Akin (USA). Admission is $20 and $10 for ages 18 and under. Tickets will be available at the door starting at approximately 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.. Tickets can be reserved online at www.newmooncoffeehouse.org or by calling 978-459-5134.

The New Moon Coffeehouse, a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization strives to present the best performers in a friendly, smoke and alcohol free environment. Enjoy a great show, fair trade coffee, and awesome desserts. Bring your own mug and the coffee is only $1 for the evening.

There are two parking lots available behind the church, on both sides of Ashland Street. You can also enter at the back of the church.

Upcoming events at the Methuen Senior Activity Center

METHUEN — Here’s what’s coming up at the senior center:

Singer and storyteller Davis Bates performs “Celebrating New England – Stories & Songs for Everyone” on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 1 p.m. This program is funded in part by a grant from the Methuen Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

The annual Holiday Craft Fair will be held Nov. 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring a wide variety of assorted craft items, a luncheon snack bar, free hourly drawings, pastry shoppe, jewelry table and more. Admission is free and everyone is invited to attend.

A three-part informational money management program, “Finances 50+” will be presented by Bea Stankard from the Money Management Program at Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley. Each 90 minute session will focus on a different topic including, Budgeting and Goal Setting, Taking Charge of Credit and Debt and Developing a Savings Plan and Protecting Your Assets. Sessions will be held at the center on Nov. 6, Nov. 13 and Nov. 20 from 6:30-8 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. All are invited to attend.

Mark your calendars for the ‘60’s Invasion, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. This show band features music and television trivia from the ‘60s, with tributes to artists like Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan and Roy Orbison. They’ll take you through the seasons through music and thrill you with history of rock! All are invited to enjoy the fun, excitement, memories, interaction and some really groovy music! Tickets are $9 per person and are available in the office or at the door. It’s open to the public. Call 978-983-8825 for more information.

On Nov. 18, for National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, the center will host an Alzheimer’s/Dimentia Registry event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Methuen Police Department and TRIAD Senior Safety Program will conduct this sign-up clinic for families to register information about a loved-one diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Information gathered, including an up-to-date photograph, is designed to assist authorities in the locating and safe return of a family member who may have wandered off.