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May 3, 2013

Relay for Life holds pancake breakfast tomorrow

Relay for Life Haverhill will hold its annual pancake breakfast tomorrow from 7:30 to 11 a.m at the Amvets Hall, 576 Primrose St. Tickets are $5 per person or $20 for a family of up to two adults and four children. Pancake breakfast supporters can also support a particular Relay team when they purchase their tickets at the door. Dollars raised during Relay For Life help support American Cancer Society cancer research, education, advocacy, and patient services. Relay For Life also helps maintain the American Cancer Society’s toll-free 24-hour cancer information line 1-800-ACS-2345. This year’s Relay for Life Haverhill will be held June 14 and 15 at Northern Essex Community College. In-kind sponsors of the breakfast include the Amvets, Bake ‘n Joy Foods Inc., Jafco Foods Inc., Market Basket, Starbucks, and Walmart. For more information about how you can help please contact Ashlee Iber at 781-314-2652 or ashlee.iber@cancer.org. The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy, and service. For more information visit www.cancer.org.

Weekend in New England begins tomorrow

Escape the hustle and bustle and take a walk down memory lane when the Buttonwoods Museum presents “Weekend in New England.” The exhibit is open tomorrow and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and next Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Local historian Tom Spitalere dug deep into his personal collection of historical items unique to the region and its history to create a display in the museum’s brick terrace. Admission to the exhibit only is free. Relive memories of Canobie Lake, Old Orchard Beach, York’s Wild Kingdom and Benson’s Animal Farm. See objects such as mugs and plates as well as books, photos and other memorabilia of the Frolics at Salisbury Beach, Cape Cod, the Merrimack Valley, Boston sports teams and more. Tours of the museum require admission fee. The Buttonwoods is at 150 Water St.

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