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July 8, 2014

Motorcycle run Saturday honors Brian White

The family and friends of the late Brian White will honor his memory on Saturday with the Brian “Mighty Whitey’’ White motorcycle memorial run and benefit.

The event will be at noon at American Legion Post 4, 1314 Main St. Motorcyclists will meet at RG’s Tavern on White Street for a 9 a.m. breakfast. Bikes will leave at 10 a.m.

The event will feature food, door prizes, raffles of items such as gift baskets, salon services, pet services and jewelry. There will also be live music.

Tickets are $10. Proceeds will be used to buy a headstone for White’s grave at Hilldale Cemetery.

So far, donors include Precision Hair of Hampstead, Colby Tanning of Hampstead, Windham Jewelers, Northstar Music Center, Zen Chi Massage , JP Butchers, Bean Towne, Lindt Chocolate, Billy’s Nails of Plaistow, Master Billiards, Flags on the Go, Simply Stunning, Leavitt’s Auto, Stillwell’s Ice Cream, King Graphics, Pet Supply at West Gate Plaza and Mill Pond Tavern in Salem. Personal donations include Red Sox tickets, craft baskets, stained glass and wine baskets.

Learn how to research family history

Have you ever thought about researching your family history but didn’t know where to begin? The public library can help.

Elysia Hamelin, librarian in the special collections department, will teach a free introduction to genealogy class on July 22 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Registration is required and begins July 8. Signup online at www.haverhillpl.org under Calendar of Events or drop by the Information Desk. Space is limited.

Hamelin, a trained archivist with a master’s degree in library science in archiving, will review the first steps you need to take to begin your research, the types of records that are available, where to look for information and what resources the library has. More information is available by calling 978-373-1586, ext. 608.

Piano performance is July 31

The public library will host a performance by pianist/composer and recording artist Deborrah Wyndham on July 31 at 7 p.m.

Wyndham will perform the best of ragtime jazz, followed by a question-and-answer session about ragtime music. Visit the artist online at www.deborrahwyndham.com. Register for this event online at www.haverhillpl.org under Calendar of Events or call 978-373-1586.

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