Applications for this year’s Haverhill Police Department’s GREAT/DARE summer camp program will be available starting June 1 at the police station, 40 Bailey Boulevard.
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.
Student car wash postponed to May 30
Students in the life skills program at Nettle Middle School have postponed today’s scheduled sixth annual car wash fundraiser to May 30.
The change is due to weather concerns.
Memorial Day Parade on Monday
The city’s annual Memorial Day parade will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Monday in front of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Lorraine Post 29, 64 Kenoza Ave.
Marchers will begin lining up at 10 a.m. The parade will head down Main Street to Summer Street and to Linwood Cemetery for a memorial service.
The parade’s master of ceremonies is John Kazarosian and principal speaker is Mayor James Fiorentini. Veterans Services Director Michael Ingham also will speak. VFW Cmdr. William Shea will serve as parade marshal.