EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

October 11, 2012

Central Catholic to hold homecoming night, fireworks

Merrimack Valley in a minute

The Eagle-Tribune

---- — LAWRENCE — Central Catholic High School will celebrate its annual homecoming football game on Friday at 7 p.m. at Lawrence Veterans’ Stadium. The game features the Central Catholic Raiders vs. the Tewksbury HS Redmen.

Central Catholic alumni and friends are invited to a pre-game “End Zone Tailgate BBQ” from 5:30-7 p.m. featuring food and refreshments at nominal cost. Face-painting, photo booth and a “bouncy house” are all part of the pre-game festivities for families. A fireworks spectacular immediately follows the game at the stadium. All CCHS students, alumni and friends are invited. Game tickets will be sold at the gate.

Alumni (21 and over) are invited to a post-game gathering at Jocelyn’s Restaurant, Rt. 28, Salem, N.H.

The Homecoming Dance & Buffet for students will be held on Saturday from 7:00-10:30 p.m. Students can purchase Homecoming Dance tickets at the school.

Central Catholic will hold its annual Open House for prospective students on Sunday, 12:30 – 4 p.m. Middle school students and their families are invited to visit and learn more about the school’s college preparatory academic program and varied extracurricular offerings.

Methuen PD to hold open house Saturday

METHUEN — The Methuen Police Department , 90 Hampshire St., is hosting its annual open house Saturday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Activities will include police station tours, K9 demonstrations, and appearances by McGruff the Crime Dog and his friend Daren the Lion. Police equipment and vehicles will be on display.

Hot dogs, chips and soda will be offered.

Methuen will celebrate Halloween this year on Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 5-7 p.m.

Andover Senior Center events

Memory loss in normal aging: Friday, Oct. 12; 10 am. Free. Discuss such issues as how the brain stores information and how to tell if memory issues are serious or a normal part of aging. Presented by Northeast Senior Health.

Legal clinic: Tuesday, Oct. 16; 1:30- 3:30 p.m. Free. Local elder law attorney, Peter J. Caruso, will answer basic legal questions and refer our seniors to the appropriate resources. Private 15 minute appointments. First come, first serve on the day of the clinic, only by advance sign-up.

Men’s breakfast: Oct. 19 at 8:30 a.m. $4. Everyone knows about the Salem Witch trials, but Andover too had a witch scare. Join local historian Don Robb as he talks about the witches of Andover: who they were, why they were accused, and what happened to them.

The Crystal Ballroom Masquerade ball: Sunday, Oct. 28; 6 –10 p.m. at the Andover Townhouse. Sponsored by the new Andover Senior Community Friends.