EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

September 5, 2013

Lions Club to hold first Wine Tasting Tour

The Eagle-Tribune

---- — The Haverhill Lions Club will hold its first Wine and Spirits Tasting Tour on Saturday, Sept. 21. Round trip transportation departs Maria’s Family Restaurant, 81 Essex St., at 10 a.m. The first stop is at Flag Hill Winery and Distillery in Lee, N.H., and includes a guided walking tour of the vineyard, winery and distillery.

Sample several wines and spirits and snack on cheese and crackers. The second stop is at WindRoc Vineyard in Newfields, N.H., where several wines will be sampled. Also enjoy cheese and crackers. A raffle and door prize is included. The third stop is at Sweet Baby Vineyard in East Kingston, N.H. Sample several wines and enjoy cheese and crackers, and a raffle and door prize. The bus will return to Haverhill at approximately 4:30 p.m.

A limited number of tickets are available at $35 each and can be reserved by emailing douglasmfowler@gmail.com. Checks should be made payable to the Haverhill Lions Club and mailed to Douglas M. Fowler, 43 Columbia Park, Haverhill, MA 01830. Please include your email address or text number. You will be sent a confirmation email. Tickets will be at “will call” at pickup location.

Demonstration of painting planned

Local artist Mark Hayden will present an oil portrait study demonstration for the Greater Haverhill Arts Association on Sunday Sept. 22 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Haverhill Historical Society’s Buttonwoods Museum, 240 Water St.

Hayden, a Copley Master, received the prestigious Schroeder Award for Excellence in Portraiture. Through the Copley Society, Hayden has exhibited frequently, including master shows at the Harvard Club of Boston and St. Botolph’s Club.

A native and lifelong resident of Bradford, Hayden conducts classes at the Essex Art Center in Lawrence, as well as at his home studio in Bradford. The public is welcome, although space is limited. The event is free for members of the Greater Haverhill Arts Association. A donation of $5 is expected of non-members. For more information or to reserve your place, contact Don Herook at don5753@aol.com.

Craft Fair and Cookout is Saturday

Walmart in Plaistow, N.H. will host a Craft Fair and Cookout on Saturday, Sept. 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. featuring hot-dogs, hamburgers, face painting and entertainment, as well as local vendors crafts, jewelry, crochet, saw art, table runners and more.

Donations from space rentals and the cookout will be donated to CHaD Children’s Hospital Dartmouth, N.H.

Vendors wantedfor flea market

Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 471 Main St., will host its 36th annual Flea Market and Fall Festival on Saturday, Sept. 14 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Rain date is Sept. 21.

Vendor spaces, excluding food vendors, are available for $20 for a 12-foot by 12-foot space. A variety of lunch items and baked goods will be sold. The event will feature a Kids Zone where children can enjoy supervised games while their parents shop. For vendor information call 603-382-7587.

Symposium on wound care planned

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Merrimack Valley Hospital and Steward Health Care’s second annual Symposium on Wound Care will be held on Oct. 26 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Hartleb Technology Center on the Haverhill campus of Northern Essex Community College, 100 Elliott St.

Speakers and topics are: Walter Kwass, MD: Introduction and Overview of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy; Vera Cooke, DDS, MD: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Osteoradionecrosis; Tammy Dingman, CHT: Managing Risks and Complications of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy; Micah Hemani, MD: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Management and Treatment of Radiation Induced Cystitis. Cost of $25 includes breakfast beverages, lunch, and 3.5 continuing education credits for nurses and physicians. Open to the public. Deadline for registration is Oct. 11.

Checks must be made payable to Merrimack Valley Hospital and mailed to Merrimack Valley Hospital, C/O Jean MacDougall-Tattan - Marketing Department, 140 Lincoln Ave., Haverhill, MA 01830. For more information or to register, contact Jean MacDougall-Tattan at 978-420-1168 or jean.macdougall-tattan@steward.org.

Byfield coffehouse opens season Sept. 21

BYFIELD — The Cat in the Cradle Coffeehouse will open its season on Sept. 21 with performances by Max Garcia Conover and Jamie Kent.

The coffeehouse is hosted by the Byfield Community Arts Center at 7 Central St., Byfield. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $5 at the door.

Beer, wine, soft drinks, and snacks are sold throughout the evening. For more information visit online at www.byfieldcac.org or call 978-463-3335.