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October 15, 2012

Methuen Senior Center is busy in October


The Eagle-Tribune

---- — METHUEN — The following events are scheduled at the Methuen Senior Center, 77 Lowell St.

Oct. 17: Franks & Beans Supper for Methuen seniors, hosted by the Methuen Fire Department, 4 to 6 p.m.

Oct. 17: A special musical event, Ruth Harcovitz singing “The Sunny Skies of Italy,” sponsored by Methuen Arts Lottery, refreshments, all are invited, 1 p.m.

Oct. 23: Informational Talk: Question 2 Forum presented by The Committee Against Physician Assisted Suicide, 1 to 2 p.m.

Oct. 25: Fuel Assistance Forum presented by Mayor Stephen Zanni, the Methuen Veteran’s Department, Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, Columbia Gas of MA and National Grid, 10:45 a.m.

Walk for Awareness is Oct. 21 in Haverhill

HAVERHILL — A Walk for Awareness will be held Oct. 21 at 1 p.m. at Riverside Park.

The walk begins in the Lincoln Avenue parking lot. Registration and sign-in starts at 1 p.m. The walk will begin at 1:30 p.m. This is a dog and family friendly fundraiser to support children in the dialysis unit at Children’s Hospital Boston and to raise organ transplant awareness. More information is available by calling 978-521-5659.

Authors coming to Methuen library

METHUEN — The Nevins Memorial Library is happy to welcome two great authors this October.

On Saturday, Oct. 20, at 1 p.m., Mia March, author of “The Meryl Streep Movie Club,” visits to discuss her novel and take patron questions.

On Monday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m., Emmy-winning TV journalist and author Hank Phillipi-Ryan stops by to discuss her latest novel, “The Other Woman.”

Registration is required for both programs. Books will be available for sale and light refreshments will be served. For more information or to sign up for one or both of the visits, please log on to www.nevinslibrary.org, or call the Circulation Department at (978) 686-4080, x16.

Public invited to learn more about NECC on Oct. 27

HAVERHILL — Anyone interested in learning more about Northern Essex Community College is invited to attend an Open House on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Hartleb Technology Center, TC-103A/B on the Haverhill Campus, 100 Elliott St.

At the Open House, visitors can take a tour of the Haverhill campus, learn about financial aid, and explore the college’s more than 70 academic programs. Topics to be discussed will include transfer options after graduating from Northern Essex, the support services available to help students succeed, and the many clubs, sports, and other opportunities available to Northern Essex students.

This Open House is geared toward high school juniors and seniors and their families as well as adult students who are considering returning to school for career or personal growth.

For more information, contact Enrollment Services at 978-556-3700 or admissions@necc.mass.edu.

Candidates forum slated in Salem

SALEM — The Greater Salem Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a candidates forum Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Salem High School.

The forum, held in the Media Center, will begin with a panel questioning the two Senate District 22 candidates, Republican incumbent Chuck Morse of Salem and Democrat Victoria Czaia of Atkinson. District 22 represents Atkinson, Pelham, Plaistow and Salem.

At 7:30 p.m., the state representative candidates will speak. Salem has nine Democratic and nine Republican candidates seeking the nine seats in House District 8. The election is Nov. 6.

Aromatherapy class set in Plaistow

PLAISTOW — An aromatherapy class will be offered Thursday at Timberlane Regional High School, 36 Greenough Road.

The class, called “12 Oils of Ancient Scripture & Healing Foods” is from 6:30 to 9 p.m. The cost is $25, plus $5 for materials. This class is required for anyone taking the raindrop technique class Nov. 3.

To obtain a registration form, go to HealingBalance.net or call 603-382-0464.