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October 17, 2013

YMCA plans Halloween party

The Eagle-Tribune

---- — Halloween at the Y will be Saturday from 4 to 7 and is open to all family members.

Parents must stay with children during this event. Highlights will include a Spooky Y walk, Zombie Dodgeball, and a Costume Fashion Show. Tickets are $5 per person for Y members and $10 for non-members. The YMCA is at 81 Winter St.

Children’s Halloween party at castle

Winnekenni Castle’s annual Children’s Halloween Party event will be Sunday from noon to 3 p.m.

The event will feature crafts and activities by Little Sprouts, games, treats, a photo spot with a surprise costumed character, a family hayride by Kimball Farm and more. A special presentation by Team Magic will also take place featuring “The Greg and Axel Save Halloween Show!”

Admission is $8 for children and $5 for adults Visit online at www.winnekenni.com or call 978-521-1686 or email winnekenni@yahoo.com.

Church to host used clothing sale

Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 471 Main St., will offer a gently used clothing sale on Saturday 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.

Classical and jazz concert Sunday

The Essex Chamber Music Players, in residence at Northern Essex Community College’s Haverhill campus, will launch its 2013-2014 concert season with a program of Third Stream Music which is a fusion between classical and jazz.

This concert will be on Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Hartleb Technology Center on the college’s Haverhill campus, 100 Elliott St.

Tickets are $15 general admission, $10 for senior citizens and $5 for students.

The event will feature two pieces: Flowers in Autumn by Michael Finegold of Andover and Ascending Dreams by Marc Rossi of Somerville. Finegold’s piece combines new age classical music with jazz and includes a waltz and Renaissance music. Rossi’s composition is Indian influenced. Both composers will perform in the concert.Performers are Tom McKinley of Reading, piano; Bruce Gertz of Cambridge, bass; Jim Lattini of Methuen, drums; Michael Finegold of Andover, flute; and Marc Rossi of Somerville, piano.

The Essex Chamber Music Players motto is “Music for the 21st Century, Music Treasures of the Past, New Music Premieres.” Finegold, professor emeritus of music at Northern Essex Community College, is the artistic director. For more information, visit www.ecmp.org or contact Finegold at 978 470-1584 or ECMP314@comcast.net.