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May 17, 2011

Senior Health and Fitness Fair May 25

The Council on Aging will hold a Senior Health and Fitness Fair May 25 from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St. This fair is free to attend and will feature health screenings for eyes, oxygen saturation readings, blood pressure, glucose levels and spinal screenings. Information will be available on dental health, travel, life-long learning, financial well being, health clubs and hospital services. A pharmacist will be available to review prescriptions. There will also be demonstrations of activities such as Tai Chi, yoga and exercise programs offered by the YMCA and Cedardale, as well as music and snacks. A one-mile City Walk takes place at 11:30 a.m., following the fair. No registration is required. For more information contact Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at 978-374-2390.

Benefit auction features Bruins playoff tickets

Thursday's wine tasting benefit for the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Haverhill includes a live auction featuring four tickets to see the Boston Bruins play the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 5 of their playoff series. A silent auction features a Glen Davis autographed basketball, four tickets to see the Boston Red Sox play the Chicago White Sox on May 31, and includes a Jason Varitek autographed baseball. Other items: A five-course wine dinner for four at Keon's 105 Bistro, a Lia Sophia jewelry package, and autographed Bruins memorabilia. This event is Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Renaissance Golf Club, 377 Kenoza St. and features Fantasy Fine Wines of Boston's North End, food, live entertainment and auctions. Tickets are $45 each or two for $80. To reserve tickets call Kathleen Pruett at 978-374-6171 or 978-204-0620. Tickets will also be available at the door.

Giant Indoor Tag Sale slated for Saturday

The Sons of Italy, Victor Emanuel Lodge, 124 Washington St. will hold a Giant Indoor Tag Sale (yard sale) Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Proceeds support lodge operating expenses and charities the lodge donates to. For pick-up of donated items or for more information contact Carmine LoConte at 978-373-1447, Lucinda Nolet at 978-372-6259, Randy Riccio at 978-372-4364 or Michael Schroth at 978-372-0023.

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