---- — METHUEN – The city is partnering with the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce, NMTW Community Credit Union, and Century 21 McLennan & Co in launching Methuen’s first Annual Restaurant Week beginning Sunday.
“I think people are eager to support our business community, and this week is a great step in that direction,” said Mayor Steven Zanni.
From Sunday through Saturday Feb. 2, different restaurants, pubs, bakeries, eateries and pizzerias will be offering extra deals and promotions to customers. Information on participating establishments can be found at www.MethuenRestaurantWeek.com.
“Methuen truly has a great selection of restaurants to pick from,” said Joe Bevilacqua, President and CEO of the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce. “I think this is an exciting way to get people to shop local.”
Long known for their support of local businesses, NMTW Community Credit Union and Century 21 McLennan & Co both signed on to help promote Restaurant Week across the City.
“Any time we can help drive consumers to our local businesses, we do it,” said Ray Wrobel, Vice President of Business Development at NMTW.
“This really is a great opportunity to reintroduce residents to our diverse base of restaurants and eateries,” added Janet McLennan, owner of Century 21 McLennan & Co.
For more information on Restaurant Week, check out www.MethuenRestaurantWeek.co
Roomful of Blues plays in Windham
WINDHAM – Roomful of Blues performs at 8 p.m. Friday at Windham High School, 64 London Bridge Road.
Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for students and are available at ticketstage.com.
The Windham Musical Arts Association and Windham High band are hosting the show, which is a benefit for the concert band’s upcoming trip in March to the Festival of Gold in Chicago.
MBTA plans public meeting in Haverhill on train bridges
HAVERHILL - The MBTA will hold a public meeting on the Merrimack River train bridges Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. in City Hall, Room 301.
The public is invited to comment on the state’s plans to rehabilitate the train bridge that crosses Washington Street and the train bridge that crosses the Merrimack River.
Actors sought for ‘Pinocchio’ in Pelham
PELHAM – Actors ages 6 and up are wanted now by Pelham Parks and Recreation for roles in an upcoming production.
“Pinocchio” will be performed in Pelham April 12 and 13 at Sherburne Hall.
The theater group meets from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., starting Feb. 5.
The cost is $145. For more information, visit pelhamweb.com/recreation or call 635-2721.
PELHAM – The Lady Outlaws, the lacrosse program for girls ages 8 to 14, starts March 5.
The cost is $125 per player.
For more information, contact Pelham Recreation at 635-2721 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dominicans start month-long celebration
LAWRENCE - Casa Dominicana is hosting a flag raising ceremony Saturday, Jan. 26 at 11 a.m. across from City Hall, 200 Common St., in honor of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Juan Pablo Duarte, the country’s founding father. The ceremony kicks off a month long celebration leading to the Dominican Republic’s independence day on Feb. 27.