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August 29, 2013

Former NFL great to speak in Haverhill

Former NFL great Joe Jackson, defensive end for the New York Jets and Minnesota Vikings, will speak at New Life Christian Assembly of God, 966 Main St. on Saturday at a breakfast at 8 a.m. and on Sunday at both the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. services.

Jackson played during the Joe Namath era and was one of the Vikings’ “Purple People Eaters.”

Jackson is an evangelist to athletes and conference speaker to Christian men’s groups throughout the country.

Children, teens, adults and all sports enthusiasts are invited to attend. More information is available by calling 978-373-1379 or emailing nlc.news@yahoo.com.

Big Band concert Labor Day

Creative Haverhill at the Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce will kick off its National Holiday Concert Series with a performance on Labor Day by The Cape Ann Big Band, a 20-piece swing orchestra with two vocalists.

The concert is at 6 p.m. in downtown Washington Square.

This new concert series will feature celebrations of Haverhill’s workers, veterans and MIAs. The series will continue with a Veterans Day performance on Nov. 10 and a Memorial Day concert on May 25.

“These concerts are a creative way of saying thank you to the men and women from Haverhill who keep us safe and our economy growing,” said Sven Amirian, president of the Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce.

The concert series is made possible by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, Haverhill Bank, and Pentucket Medical Associates. GPS users can navigate to 1 Washington Square. More information is available online at CreativeHaverhill.org or by calling the Greater Haverhill Chamber at 978-373-5663.

Labor Day concert at Winnekenni Castle

Winnekenni Castle will hold a free blues concert on the lawn on Monday, Labor Day, from 1 to 4 p.m. featuring the band “Rockspring.”

Admission is free. Lawn toys for children will be out on the grounds. Food and refreshments will be available.

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