---- — State Rep. Diana DiZoglio has announced that she will be holding office hours on the second and last Friday of every month and invites any resident wishing to meet with her to discuss issues of concern during those times.
The schedule is as follows: Second Friday of every month: 9-11 a.m. at the North Andover Senior Center, 120 Main St. and 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Lawrence Public Library, 51 Lawrence St.
Last Friday of every month: 9-11 a.m. at Presidential Gardens Neighborhood
Community Building, 140 Evergreen Drive, Bradford and 11:30 am – 1:30 p.m. at Nevin’s Memorial Library, 305 Broadway, Methuen
Outside of office hours, residents may meet with Representative DiZoglio or her staff by scheduling an appointment with Christopher Cremens, her legislative aide, by email at Christopher.Cremens@mahouse.gov, by phone at 617-722-2425 x 6317 or by mail to “Representative Diana DiZoglio, State House, Suite 437, Boston, MA 02133.”
Citizens requiring special accommodations are asked to advise the staff when making an appointment.
Professional Networking Open House
ANDOVER - From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Temple Emanuel, 7 Haggetts Pond Road, Lauren Day, an executive recruiter with EMC Corporation, will present “Neuro Linguistic Programming.” Attendees will learn the subtle nuances of interviewing including reading body language, personality profiling and neuro linguistic programming (the study of the eye movement). Free and open to the public. 978-470-1356, templeemanuel.net.
Habitat for Humanity meeting
LAWRENCE - Merrimack Valley Habitat for Humanity Information Meeting, 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday or 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday at Lawrence Catholic Academy, 101 Parker St., Lawrence. 978-681-8858.
Valentine’s dance Saturday
METHUEN - Saturday Night Ballroom Valentine’s Day Dance, 7 p.m. Saturday at the Methuen Senior Activity Center, 77 Lowell St. The Queen of Hearts and her Court will be chosen. With Pete Saran – New Life. $9 per person. 978-983-8825.
Ranger band fundraiser Saturday
Methuen Ranger Band Parent Association’s Friends/Family Scholarship Fundraising Dinner & Auction, 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at St. Lucy’s Church Hall, 254 Merrimack St., Methuen. $25 for adults, $20 for students and seniors. For tickets, mail a check made payable to MHS Band, P.O. Box 21, Methuen, MA 01844. 508-361-4833, 978-681-1388, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Winter Fun Day Sunday
ANDOVER — Winter Fun Day, noon to 3 p.m. at Ward Reservation, Prospect Road, Andover. Enjoy guided hikes, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, hot chocolate, refreshments and a warming fire. Hosted by Ward Property Committee, Andover Trails Committee, and Friends of North Andover Trails. Email email@example.com, thetrustees.org.
High school robotics teams moving forward
High school robotics teams from Andover and North Andover are headed to the Massachusetts finals at Bridgewater State University on Saturday, March 16.
In the case of North Andover, three teams are going to the finals based on their performances during a preliminary competition Jan. 26.
Andover will be sending two teams — “Awesome Sauce” and “Pixelated Tesseracts” — for a chance to reach the national competition in St. Louis.