The Burnham Registration Center is accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year.

You may register your child for kindergarten in Haverhill public schools if he or she will turn 5 by Aug. 31. If you are new to Haverhill and have school-age children, you will need to register them for the coming school year.

To accommodate parents and guardians who are unable to visit during regular hours, the registration center will have extended hours on Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on March 26, April 9, April 30, May 14 and May 20.

You will need an appointment for any registration. Please call 978-420-1951 to make an appointment.

Regular registration hours at the Burnham Center, 45 Fountain St., are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Visit and click on the “Registration” tab to learn more about the registration process and to access kindergarten applications.

B’s Fitness Class starts March 21

3 B’s Fitness class will begin on March 21 at 11 a.m. at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St.

Join trainer Brian Coyne and learn to improve balance, increase bone density and challenge your brain. The first class is free. To register or for more information, contact Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at 978-374-2390.

Past Finders summer program announced

Registration is open for the 2014 Past Finders program at the Buttonwoods Museum.

Sessions are one week long and meet Tuesday through Friday. Children may sign up for one or both sessions. Morning drop-off begins at 9 a.m. and pickup is at 4 p.m.

Session 1, Come Sail Away, is July 8 to 11. The Merrimack River connected Haverhill to ports around the world. Haverhill-built vessels hunted whales, sailed the Pacific and transported exotic trade items from England, China and the West Indies. Campers will explore the Merrimack River as a resource and link to the world. Activities include fishing, exploring the Buttonwoods Trail, sailor crafts, cooking, and a field trip. Cost is $175.

Session 2, Gadgets & Contraptions, is Aug. 5 to 8. Invention and discovery are key parts of the history of our nation. Campers will learn how gadgets work, where materials come from and create their own inventions. Activities include building circuits and switches, designing newspaper structures and building simple machines. Nature, technology, cooking, engineering, a field trip, and crazy ideas are all part of this week of design fun. Cost is $175.

To register or for more information, visit You can also email the program coordinator at

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