Haverhill High School will host the second annual Michael J. Horgan Memorial Swim meet on Saturday at 1 p.m. Swimmers of all ages are invited to attend this fun, relay-based meet. Proceeds will go towards a scholarship awarded in Horgan’s name. Registration is at 1 p.m. The meet is at 2 p.m. Horgan, who died in March of 2011, was an active member of the New England swim community, including Haverhill High School, Bradford Swim club and the Summer Aquatic League for many years. Entries will be accepted on Saturday at the meet. All registered swimmers will receive long-sleeve commemorative T-shirts and bathing caps for a $25 registration fee, or $10 for 12 and under. Specator admission is a suggested donation of $10. New this year is the option of creating your own relay team. Participants and spectators can register online at mikehorganswimmeet.org.
Council on Aging Christmas/Holiday party tickets on sale
HAVERHILL — Tickets are now on sale for the Council on Aging’s annual Christmas/Holiday party. The event is Wednesday, Dec. 12, at DiBurro’s in Ward Hill. Doors open at 11 a.m. and party will start at 11:30 a.m. Tables of 10 can be reserved. Tickets, $10 for Haverhill residents and $15 for non-residents, can be purchased from Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St. For more information call 978-374-2390.
Public library to host Book Chat session on Nov. 29
HAVERHILL — The public library will host a Book Chat session Nov. 29, from 10 to 11 a.m. This is an informal monthly reader’s advisory group where you can hear the latest fiction and non-fiction reviews and share what you are currently reading. Book Chats also feature author talk alerts, e-reader demonstrations and staff picks. More information is available from Jaclyn Payne at 978-373-1586, ext. 608.
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