EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

November 4, 2012

Annual concert honors veterans in Plaistow


The Eagle-Tribune

---- — PLAISTOW — The Timberlane Community Band, in collaboration with Windham Community Band, will host a musical tribute honoring veterans at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Timberlane Performing Arts Center on Greenough Road.

The event will begin with an ROTC color guard and accompanying bagpiper. Local Boy Scouts will lead the pledge of allegiance. The keynote speaker will be Lt. Col. Patrick Testerman.

Admission is free and a wide range of homemade refreshments will be provided by the musicians.

Call Rick Incollingo at 898-4959 or visit timberlanecommunityband.org.

Free yoga class

in Hampstead

HAMPSTEAD — Hampstead Public Library will hold a free chair yoga class tomorrow from 3 to 3:45 p.m.

The monthly class features non-impact exercises that are beneficial for men and women, teens and adults. Participants move at their own pace, sitting, standing, or using a chair for support.

The class is instructed by Maggie Morgan from The Yoga Room in Hampstead.

Medicare info

for seniors

METHUEN — A Medicare 2013 informational talk is scheduled Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St.

The talk will be presented by Susan Cripps of the ESMV SHINE program. Discussion will include plan changes for Medigap, Medicare Advantage and Part D Prescription Plan. Come learn what options are available to you.

Help for seniors

with fuel assistance

METHUEN — Representatives from the Greater Lawrence Community Action Council will be available at the Methuen Senior Activity Center on Friday, Nov. 9, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. to help seniors complete fuel assistance applications.

Appointments are required. Schedule one by calling 978-983-8825.

The Senior Center is located at 77 Lowell St.

Workshop on products for historic homes is Nov. 16

HAVERHILL — The non-profit Historic New England, in association with the New England Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers, will present a workshop titled “Walls and Windows: Reproduction Products for the Historic Home” Thursday Nov. 16 from 1 to 4 p.m. at 151 Essex St.

Historic New England curatorial staff and others will discuss the history and development of period wallpapers and textiles, and help attendees understand which are suitable for the period home, where to locate good quality reproductions, and how to use them effectively to enhance the appearance and design of a historic home.

Associate Curator Laura Johnson and Nancy Barnard of H-K Designs will present “Revivals and Reproduction Textiles in American Interiors.” Beauport Site Manager Pilar Garro will present “Hanging Fashion: Two Hundred Years of Historic Wallpaper at Historic New England”. Senior Preservation Services Manager Sally Zimmerman will present “Sourcing Reproduction Wallpapers for Houses from 1750 to 1950.” Source materials from Historic New England’s extensive collections of historic wallpapers and fabrics will be on display.

A meet and greet with light refreshments is in the Lecture Room, where you can meet representatives from Brunschwig & Fils and J. R. Burrows & Company. Licensed products from Waterhouse Wallhangings will be on display. Admission is $35, with discounts for Historic New England members. Registration is required by calling 617-994-6644 or online at HistoricNewEngland.org by clicking on “Events and Programs,” “Events Calendar” then scrolling down to Nov. 16.