Community Action Inc. in Haverhill will again offer free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) for area residents who need help preparing their 2013 federal and/or state tax returns. Evening and Saturday appointments will be available through April 15. VITA will be available in Haverhill on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings at 145 Essex St. Appointments are required. The VITA tax preparation service is available to low-to moderate-income people (generally $51,000 and below).
A new option available this year will be the availability of a Kiosk for people who would like to prepare their own taxes. For more information or to set up an appointment, please call 978-373-1971 or request an appointment online at www.communityactioninc.org by clicking on the VITA link and following the instructions.
Folk music artist to perform
Folk music artist Chelsea Berry will perform at the New Moon Coffeehouse on Saturday, Feb. 15, at 8 p.m. Opening act is Kangaralien, the musically dazzling Boston-based acoustic guitar duo of Eric Clemenzi and Steve Belleville. Admission is $20 and $10 for ages 18 and under. Tickets for this show will be available at the door starting around 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets may be reserved prior to the show by visiting www.newmooncoffeehouse.org, or by calling 978-459-5134.
The New Moon Coffeehouse is a nonprofit, an all-volunteer organization dedicated to supporting and enjoying the creative talents of acoustic performers. The coffeehouse offers a relaxing, friendly, smoke and alcohol free environment where you can enjoy a great show, fair trade coffee, and desserts. Bring your own mug and the coffee is only $1. The coffeehouse is located in the Universalist Unitarian Church, 16 Ashland St. There are two parking lots available behind the church, on both sides of Ashland Street. The coffeehouse entrance is also there, at the back of the church.
Local support group forming
The Haverhill chapter of the American Chronic Pain Association has formed a local support group and invites members of the public to take part.
When membership has grown large enough, meetings will be held at Merrimack Valley Hospital one Tuesday per month. More information is available from Peter Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit online at theacpa.org.
Haverhill Senior Baseball registration begins
Haverhill Senior Baseball will hold sign-ups for the spring and summer season at Papa Gino’s on River Street on Thursday, Feb. 6, from 5 to 8 p.m. Applications are also available for download at haverhillseniorbaseball.com and can be sent to: PO Box 5202, Bradford, MA 01835. The spring season will run from mid-April until the end of May and the summer season is from early June until early August.
The league has a 13-year-old division and a 14/15-year-old division. Coaches are needed at all levels. Discounts are available for head coaches and assistant coaches. For more information, including sponsorship opportunities, contact Larry O’Brien at 978-373-6982 or Dan Francescone at 978-807-5068.
Haverhill Youth Soccer/In-Town Soccer registration
Online registration for the spring 2014 In-Town soccer season is open until Jan. 31. The soccer program is for boys and girls ages 4 to 12. For more information or details on how to register your child, please visit www.haverhillyouthsoccer.org and click the “Registration” tab or send email to email@example.com.