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February 26, 2013

Landlords Guild meets today

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---- — HAVERHILL — The Haverhill Landlords Guild will meet today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Sons of Italy, Victor Emanuel Lodge, 124 Washington St. Topics of discussion include the current rental market and sharing ideas and experience. Stephanie Yang of the Credit Bureau Associates Northeast will speak on using reports to screen tenants and on posting unpaid rents, eviction search. All landlords, property managers or those who might someday like to own income producing property are invited to attend. You do not have to be a member of the Landlords Guild to attend. More information is available from Michael Schroth at 978-376-5492 or Krystine Hetel at 978-423-2597. Pay parking is available in the lot behind the Sons of Italy Lodge.

Northpoint Bible College to present musical on Thursday

HAVERHILL — Northpoint Bible College, formerly Zion Bible College, will present its first full-length production, “Esther: the Musical,” Thursday, Feb. 28 at the Northpoint Bible College Fine Arts Center, 320 South Main St., Bradford. The show is at 6:30 p.m. and admission is free. More information is available by calling 978-478-3400.

Academy Jazz Band performs March 10

ANDOVER — On March 10, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. the Phillips Academy Music Department will present the Academy Jazz Band and ensembles performing the music of Duke Ellington, George & Ira Gershwin, Matt Harris, Bob Mintzer and Dizzy Gillespie.

The concert, free of charge and open to the public, and will take place in Cochran Chapel located on the Phillips Academy campus, 180 Main St., Andover.

For further information, please contact the music department at 978-749-4260 or email to music@andover.edu

Indoor flea market takes place Saturday

HAVERHILL — The Ladies Philoptochos Society Elpis will hold an indoor flea market on Saturday at the Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church, 154 Winter St. Doors open at 9 a.m and close at 3 p.m. Items available for purchase include furniture, clothing, glassware, books, jewelry, knick-knacks and other bargains. Greek pastry will be for sale along with refreshments. Tables are available for rent and can be reserved by calling 978-374-8887 or 978-373-3311. The Ladies Philoptochos Society Elpis is a nonprofit organization of the church. Proceeds from this event support various charities.

Haverhill Train Show cancelled

HAVERHILL — The Haverhill Train Show scheduled for March 10 at Haverhill High School has been cancelled due to a lack of volunteers. The event has been held every two years since 1983 as a fundraiser. This year’s show would have been the 16th train show. For more information contact John Muise at 978-373-0704.

Women’s City Club to meet March 5

HAVERHILL — The Women’s City Club of Haverhill will meet March 5 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. The program will feature Sara Murray and her piano and begins at 2:15 p.m. Murray will entertain with easy listening favorites and songs from the 30s to the 60s to sing and to sing along to.

NECC College for Older Learners spring seminars

HAVERHILL — Adults 50 and older are invited to attend Northern Essex Community College’s College of Older Learners (CoOL) seminar showcase on Tuesday, March 12, from 2 to 4 p.m. in Room 103B in the Hartleb Technology Center on the college’s Haverhill campus, 100 Elliott St. This event is free and open to the public. CoOL is designed for individuals over 50 who are interested in attending educational seminars for the joy of learning. Seminar topics for the spring include Making Mandalas and Kaleidescopic Designs; Six More Countries in Six Weeks; Gardening with Perennials; Exploring Poetic Form; The Lives of the Impressionists; Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation; From the Small Screen to the Silver Screen; Aging as a Spiritual Journey; What’s Mine is Mine or You Earned It, You Keep It; Journal Writing for Beginners; Why is the Sky Blue? and Exotic Destinations. All of the seminars meet from 2 to 4 p.m. on a designated weekday for six consecutive weeks, unless otherwise noted, in a Haverhill campus building. The cost is $25 for each seminar. For more information send email to coolnecc@gmail.com or call 978-556-3110 and leave a message. You can also contact Ruth Young at ruth.young01@verizon.net.

Northeast Harvest Agricultural Conference

TOPSFIELD — Northeast Harvest Buy Local will host the Annual Northeast Harvest Agricultural Conference March 19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Coolidge Hall at the Topsfield Fairgrounds. Consumers, farmers, farmers’ markets managers, agricultural commissioners, state officials, and legislators from Middlesex and Essex Counties are invited to attend. Pre-registration cost is $20 and registration day-of is $25. Coffee will be served in the morning and lunch will be provided.

The conference will include sessions on: New FDA Regulations, Backyard Poultry, Farmers’ Markets, Farm to Table Cooking, and an opportunity to earn two Spray Credits. The topics of the new fruit fly and the stink bug will be discussed for earned credits. Please visit our website www.northeastharvest.com for registration.

Questions? Call 978-887-5000 or email joy@top