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April 18, 2014

Anti-bullying rally set for May 2

The Exchange Club of Haverhill will present its second annual “Stop the Bull Haverhill” anti-bullying rally on May 2 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the athletic fields behind Haverhill High School, 137 Monument St.

More than 1,000 students and adults from Haverhill and surrounding communities are expected to attend. The rally is free and open to the public.

The event will feature a performance by The Veayo Twins, two sisters from Maine who perform rock, R&B and country with an inspirational message targeting the pain and alienation that teens can face in today's culture, including bullying and other traumatic experiences. There will also be a mechanical bull, food and refreshments, and powerful messages on the effects of bullying.

The event is sponsored in partnership with Pentucket Bank, ServPro and The Color Mint, with support provided by the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Haverhill and Haverhill Community Television. For more information, visit facebook.com/stopthebullhaverhill or twitter.com/HilliesStopBull.

Library to host senior art exhibit

The public library will host an exhibition of art created by seniors at the Citizens Center from April 25 to May 29. Cara Smoley has been teaching drawing and painting to seniors at the center for the last eight years, and has been teaching art for more than 30 years to a variety of age groups.

Art will be on display in the second floor gallery during regular library hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The library will be closed for the Memorial Day weekend, May 24 to 26. An opening reception is April 29, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Visit online at www.haverhillpl.org.

Mother’s Day Tea planned

Haverhill Crossing and the Council on Aging will host a Mother’s Day Tea on Monday, May 12, at Haverhill Crossings, 254 Amesbury Road. Entertainment will be provided by Eric McFadden. There is no charge for this event. To make your reservation, please contact Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at 978-374-2390.

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