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January 3, 2014

Discuss 15 books in 15 minutes in Plaistow

The Eagle-Tribune

---- — PLAISTOW — The Plaistow library book group will be discussing 15 books in 15 minutes on Wednesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Join Kelli, Anita, and Raven as they discuss their five favorite books for five minutes each.

All are welcome to bring a favorite book to discuss with the group.

Learn CPR and more at Salem senior center

SALEM — An American Heart Association course on cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator use will be offered Monday, Jan. 13.

The course, for high school students and adults, is from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Ingram Senior Center, 1 Sally Sweet Way.

The cost is $55.The course will also teach how to help someone who is choking.

Kids, join a crochet group in Plaistow

PLAISTOW — Crochet for Kids will hold their first meeting on Wednesday from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Plaistow library.

They will be meeting every other week. Recommended ages are 5 to 10. Materials are provided.

Postponed Christmas concert is Sunday

METHUEN — A Christmas concert which was postponed due to the storm in December, will be held Sunday, Jan. 5 at 2 p.m. at St. Theresa Church, 22 Plymouth St.

Participating will be Lori Charette-McLaughlin, music coordinator at Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish; John A. Middleton -Cox of the New England Tenors and “Central Harmony” the accapella group from Central Catholic High School, under the direction of Maureen Dougan. Musicians are the Rev. Scott Ness, Christine Torres-Vega, Rayna Merryfield, Diane Lafond, David Comtois and Sean Casey.

Free, but donations accepted. Refreshments follow in Duperry Hall.

Film looks at Jewish legacy on Broadway

ANDOVER — “Broadway Musicals, A Jewish Legacy,” a film examining the role of Irving Berlin, the Gershwins, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim will be shown Jan. 26 at 5 p.m. at Temple Emanuel, 7 Haggetts Pond Road.

The movie is narrated by Joel Grey and includes interviews with songwriters and stars including Mel Brooks.

A deli dinner and discussion follows. Cost is $15 per person and reservations must be made by Jan. 23.

Women’s Club meeting Tuesday in Haverhill

HAVERHILL — The Women’s City Club of Haverhill will have its first meeting of the new year on Tuesday, Jan. 7 at the Advent Christian Church, 160 Carlton St.

Coffee hour begins at 1:30 p.m. followed by the business meeting at 2 p.m. A program featuring Eric McFadden begins at 2:15 p.m. McFadden has performed hit piano artistry in Las Vegas as well as in Europe. He will entertain the group with music from the 1930s to modern times.

All Saints Parishto have open house

HAVERHILL — St. Joseph School of All Saints Parish will hold open house events for the nursery through grade eight on the following days and times: Tuesday, Jan. 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 5 to 6 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Tuesday, Jan. 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The school offers small class sizes, accelerated math program, arts programs, extended day, state-of-the-art technology and a broad range of after school activities. For more information visit www.sjshav.com or call 978-521-4256.

Arts Foundation postpones AlumNight

WEST NEWBURY — The Pentucket Arts Foundation has postponed its 10th annual AlumNight, scheduled for tonight (Jan 3). In order to accommodate the many alumni who wanted to participate, the Foundation plans to hold the event sometime in July. To join the non-profit arts organization and receive its free online newsletter with updates on AlumNight and other arts happenings in the Pentucket community, register online at www.pentucketarts.org.