The Council on Aging will hold a Senior Health and Resource Fair on May 21 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St.

Senior citizens and adult children of seniors will benefit from information presented at this event, including home repairs, making homes handicapped accessible, heating assistance, SNAP (food stamp program), adult day care and other topics. Several health screenings including memory, hearing, vision and blood pressure, will also be available. Cedar’s will provide healthy foods.

The event will feature these presentations by local professionals: Making your Home Safe by Northeast Rehab at 4:30 p.m.; Navigating the Healthcare System with Dr. Dan Tollman at 5 p.m.; and Wills, Living Wills, and Healthcare Proxies with Attorney Joseph Cleary at 5:30 p.m. More information is available from Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at 978-374-2390.

Annual Wine & Beer Tasting on tap May 22

The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Haverhill will hold its annual Wine & Beer Tasting on May 22 at 6 p.m. at the Haverhill Country Club, 58 Brickett Lane. The event will feature Fantasy Fine Wines & Seaboard Beer Products in conjunction with Great Brewers.

Delicacies will be provided by Maria’s Restaurant, Hannah Foods, Haverhill Country Club and Albie D’s, a second-generation Italian bakery.

Tickets are $40 per person and all proceeds support the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Haverhill summer programming. This event is sponsored by Whittier Home Health, Align Credit Union, Commerce Bank and Ravensburger USA. To reserve tickets, contact Kathleen Pruett at 978-374-6171, ext. 102 or 978-204-0620 or

Last day to register to vote is May 21

May 21 is the last day to register to vote in the June 10 Special Municipal Election for the Hunking School.

The city clerk’s office in City Hall, 4 Summer St., Room 118, will have extended hours that day, opening at 8 a.m. and closing at 8 p.m.

United States citizens and Massachusetts residents who will be 18 on or before election day are eligible to register to vote. Those registering to vote using mail in registration forms must have their forms postmarked no later than May 21.

Free Beginning Internet classes offered at library

The public library is offering free Beginning Internet classes this summer.

Classes require advance sign-up. For June classes, the library will begin taking reservations May 20. For dates, times and to reserve a spot, drop by the Reference and Information desk or call 978-373-1586, ext. 608.

Free workshops on eBooks and eReaders

The public library will offer free workshops on how to download library eBooks to your eReader using the OverDrive Media Console App.

The first class is June 2 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and sign-ups begin May 19. The second class is June 17 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. and sign-ups begin June 3.

These classes are open to people with eReaders that have “App” capability. Classes are limited to eight people. The library offers one-on-one classes for patrons with other eReaders. More information is available by calling 978-373-1586 or online at

Learn how to research family history at library

Have you ever thought about researching your family history but didn’t know where to begin? The public library can help.

Elysia Hamelin, librarian in the special collections department, will teach a free introduction to genealogy class on May 27 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Sign-up online at under Calendar of Events or drop by the Information desk. Space is limited.

Hamelin, a trained archivist with a master’s degree in library science in archiving, will review the first steps you need to take to begin your research, the types of records that are available, where to look for information and what resources the library has. Hamelin will also teach an introduction to genealogy class on June 24. Sign-ups begin June 10. More information is available by calling 978-373-1586.

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