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January 29, 2014

Annual Valentine Road Race coming up

The 23rd Annual Bradford Valentine Road Race, hosted by the First Church of Christ in Bradford, will be held on Feb. 8 at 10 a.m.

In addition to long sleeve T-shirts to the first 400 entrants, all finishers will receive a carnation from Flowers by Steve, as well as candy, homemade soup, fresh fruit, yogurt, water and raffle prize opportunities.

All category winners will receive custom commemorative medals plus a $25 gift certificate to Whirlaway Sports Center. A post race gathering with additional raffles prizes will be held at Archie’s Little River Ale House in Lafayette Square. More information is available online at www.bsrs-timing.com/valentinerace.

Talk on Prescription Advantage program

Kathy Devine of the Executive Office of Elder Affairs in Massachusetts will be at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St., on Feb. 25 at 10:30 a.m. to discuss the Massachusetts Prescription Advantage Program.

Prescription Advantage is a prescription drug insurance plan that is available to Massachusetts residents 65 and older as well as younger people with disabilities who meet income and employment guidelines. More information is available from Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at 978-374-2390.

Church seeks crafters for annual fair

Riverside Memorial Church, 278 Groveland St., will hold its fifth annual craft fair on April 5 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Event organizers are seeking crafters to participate in this event. The fee is $35 for an 8-by-21/2-foot table, with chairs included. All proceeds support Riverside Memorial missions fund. For more information, contact Renee Cannon at 617-455-2792 or ms.renee1969@yahoo.com. Space is limited so please call early.

Council on Aging plans new trips

The city’s Council on Aging is offering several new upcoming trips.

They include a trip to Venus de Milo in Swansea on March 12 for an Irish celebration with Ronan Tynan.

The cost is $79 per person. A trip to Mohegan Sun to see the legendary actress and singer Debbie Reynolds is planned for April 15. Cost is $79 including gaming package. A trip to Newport to the Doris Duke Mansion is planned for April 26 and includes lunch at the White House Tavern and a tour of the Thomas Tew Distillery. Cost is $96. More information is available from Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at 978-374-2390.

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