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April 24, 2013

Haverhill Goes Green fair is Sunday, volunteers needed

The fourth annual Haverhill Goes Green Environmental Fair will be held on Sunday at GAR Park and organizers are looking for volunteers to help with this free event.

Five volunteers will be needed from 9 a.m. to noon to help with vendor set-up. Several volunteers will also be needed between noon and 4 p.m. to assist as needed and make sure trash does not overflow. Five volunteers will be needed from 4 to 5:30 p.m. to help in the breakdown of vendors and take care of trash.

Organizers plan to provide pizza and beverages for volunteers. Those interested in volunteering are asked to email hgg2011@gmail.com. This year’s Haverhill Goes Green is free and open to the public and will feature live music, food, and about 20 vendors representing agriculture.

YMCA to celebrate Healthy Kids Day

The Haverhill YMCA will celebrate Healthy Kids Day on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

This free community event is open to everyone and is intended to get kids moving and learning, and families living healthier. Healthy Kids Day is the Y’s national initiative to improve the health and well-being of families and help them get a jump on creating a healthier summer. The event will include fun, active play and educational activities that will inspire kids to carry a spirit of excitement and exploration throughout their summer, including open gymnastics and rock climbing, Curious Creatures, food and play productions, basketball clinic, summer camp information and more.

The Haverhill High School baseball team will demonstrate how to field a baseball and will provide other instruction. The YMCA is at 81 Winter St. More information is available by calling 978-374-0506 or online at www.northshoreymca.org.

Child safety seat checkup Saturday

LAWRENCE — Lawrence General Hospital and Commonwealth Motors are sponsoring a child safety seat checkup on Saturday.

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