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May 24, 2012

Haverhill in a Minute

The Council on Aging will hold a Senior Wellness Fair May 30 from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St.

The event features free health screenings, demonstrations, music and snacks. A pharmacist will be available to review prescriptions. A one-mile "city walk" will leave the center at 11:30 a.m. Participants will join an estimated 150,000 seniors at more than 1,000 locations, all on the same day, as they walk, dance, play and learn their way to better fitness and health. This event is free and open to the public. No registration is required. More information is available by calling 978-374-2390.

Library to hold book chat session

The public library will host a book chat session May 31 from 10 to 11 a.m.

This is an informal monthly reader's advisory group where you can hear the latest fiction and non-fiction reviews and share what you are currently reading. Book chats also feature author talk alerts, e-reader demonstrations and staff picks. More information is available from Jaclyn Payne at 978-373-1586, ext. 608.

Meeting House open house events planned

The East Parish Meeting House Association will hold an open house to view the historic property June 2, July 7 and Aug. 4 from 9 a.m. to noon.

The group will also hold a yard sale on June 2 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to raise money to help maintain the historic site. For more information, or to donate, call Marion Bergman at 978-372-2652.

Sixth annual March for Peace June 9

Haverhill High School's Violence Intervention & Prevention Team and Haverhill public schools will host the city's annual March for Peace June 9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Marchers will assemble at Wendy's restaurant on South Main Street then will proceed across the Basiliere Bridge to GAR Park and the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St. This event brings the community together to raise awareness, offer education and celebrate efforts that address and prevent the impact of violence. The event includes a march for peace, youth speak-out, cooperative games, educational and fun activities, chair massage, Zumba, music and free entertainment. This event is sponsored by Haverhill High's VIP Team, Haverhill Community Violence Coalition Inc. and Haverhill public schools.

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