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June 10, 2014

Police summer camp accepts applications

Applications for this year’s Haverhill Police Department’s GREAT/DARE summer camp program are now available at the police station, 40 Bailey Blvd.

The camp will run weekdays from July 7 to Aug. 8 at Consentino School, 685 Washington St. and is free to Haverhill children ages 8 to 11.

The camp consists of scheduled recreational activities, guest speakers and field trips. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Parents and guardians will be asked to fill out a permission slip, complete with medical information, and return it to the Police Department no later than June 27.

Lunch and snacks will be provided by the Haverhill schools summer meal program, but parents and guardians must provide drinks for their children. Soda is not allowed during camp. Parents must arrange for their children’s transportation and inform police of those arrangements so that no child is stranded at the conclusion of each day’s events. Participants who actively participate in all activities on a daily basis and attend camp on a regular basis will be considered for field trips throughout the summer.

Library Friends board meets June 17

Friends of the Haverhill Public Library annual board meeting and program will be held June 17 in the library’s auditorium.

The board meeting is at 6:30 p.m., followed by a speaking program at 7 p.m. featuring Susan Harris O’Connor, a nationally known speaker in Adoption and Foster Care. Harris O’Connor will discuss her award-winning narrative “The Harris Racial Identify Theory,” which became part of the academic literature in 2012 for the racial identities of transracially adopted persons. Harris O’Connor graduated from BU’s School of Social work and is Director of Quality Assurance at Children’s Services of Roxbury.

Photography exhibit on tap at museum

Black-and-white photographs taken of the interior and exterior of the Cogswell School building by several local artists will be on display at the Buttonwoods Museum from June 29 through July 19.

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