HAVERHILL — Winnekenni Castle’s next Tots-n-Tykes Tuesday event is July 9 from 10 a.m. to noon. The program’s theme is “Viva La Carnival!” and is recommended for ages 2 and up. The cost is $8 per child. Online pre-registration is required at www.winnekenni.com or www.imajinethat.com.
Teachers from Little Sprouts & Imajine That will guide children through educational and creative workshops designed to stimulate little minds. The activities will change each week and will be based on a specific theme of the week. Some activities will be outside so please dress your child appropriately. Upcoming themes are: July 17, Wild, Wild West!; July 23, Kids In Space!; July 31, Beach Luau!; Aug. 7, Peace, Love, and Tie Dye!; Aug. 14, Dino Dig!, and Aug. 20, Paint, Splatter & Mess!
For more information visit www.winnekenni.com.
Salem concert series starts next week
SALEM — The Field of Dreams Summer Concert Series begins Thursday, July 11, with a performance by the Good Mem’ries Big Band.
Good Mem’ries will play music from the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. The free concerts are every Thursday — weather permitting — at 6:30 p.m. at Field of Dreams park, 48 Geremonty Drive. The final concert is Aug. 29.
Money raised through 50-50 raffles at each concert will go toward the park’s maintenance.
These groups will also perform: George Williams Band, July 18; 4EverFab, July 25; Brandy, Aug. 1; The Transistors, Aug. 8; ThreePlay Acoustic Trio, Aug. 15; Chris White Band, Aug. 22; and The Wayback Machine, Aug. 29.
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Cooking classes offered for adults
LAWRENCE — Want to learn how to prepare healthy food, nutritional snacks and how to have a balanced diet?
Groundwork Lawrence is offering “Cooking Matters for Adults” July 11, 18 and 25 and Aug. 1, 8 and 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. at 60 Island St., Suite 3.
Participants will receive free groceries, prepare and enjoy food as a class and tour local grocery stores.
For information, contact Maria Natera at 978-974-0770 ext. 7006 or send an email to email@example.com.
In case of rain, the event will be held at Central Catholic High School, 300 Hampshire St.
Sanborn offers summer Drama Camp
KINGSTON — The Sanborn Regional School District is offering Drama Camp for students in fourth through eighth grades.
The students will perform “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.”
Students must register by Monday, the first day of the camp.
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Salvation Army looks to send kids to camp
HAVERHILL — The Salvation Army in Haverhill is seeking donations to help fund a summer camp for children from Haverhill and Groveland.
The cost for a week of camp is $300 and the goal is to send 50 kids to the Salvation Army-accredited camp, which is run by The Salvation Army in Sharon. Salvation Army Lt. Jeff Hardy said many deserving children cannot afford to pay and without help will lose this valuable experience. Donations small or large can be sent to: The Salvation Army, 395 Main St., Haverhill, MA 01830. More information is available from Hardy at 978-374-7571.
Ribbon cutting set for Spicket River Greenway
LAWRENCE — The ribbon cutting ceremony and official opening of the Spicket River Greenway will be held July 26 at 10 a.m. at Immigrant Place Park, Chestnut and Short streets.
The project which took more than a decade to build is a network of 3.5 miles of green space and walking paths along the stretch of the Spicket River.
Reception and tours of the green way follow.
The ribbon cutting, sponsored by Groundwork Lawrence, was postponed last month due to rain.
Salemhaven seeks vendors for fall fair
SALEM — Vendor applications are available for Salemhaven’s Annual Fall Fair, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Email email@example.com or call 893-5586 for an application or information.
Grilled food will be available. There will be crafters, vendors, white elephant tables, baked goods, raffles, live music and miniature horses.
All proceeds will benefit the Resident Council Fund.
Trash pickups delayed one day in two neighborhoods
LAWRENCE — Trash pickups will be delayed one day in the Arlington and Tower Hill neighborhoods due to the Independece Day holiday.
I would like to inform you that the trash pickup for the following areas
Arlington: Collections will be made tomorrow (Friday, July 5)
Tower Hill: Collections will be made Saturday (July 6)
Please note that none of the other areas will be affected by the holiday and will be collected according to the normal trash collection schedule.