SALEM — All fashionistas are invited to party in style as The Mall at Rockingham Park celebrates Fashion's Night Out, a global initiative taking place across the country to celebrate the best of fall fashion. Shoppers will be blown away as retailers throughout the mall roll out the red carpet on the evening of Thursday, Sept. 8.

Fashion's Night Out at The Mall at Rockingham Park will begin at 6 p.m., with Fashion Vignettes at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. at Center Court showcasing spectacular fall looks from White House Black Market boutique, Cache, and J. Jill to name a few.

From 6 to 9 p.m., participating retailers will offer special in store events and surprises with their own Fashion's Night Out events. Shoppers will enjoy a fashionable evening packed with free samples and sales, while taking in this season's trendiest looks! Guests can register for free swag bags at Simon Guest Services (while supplies last.)

For details, call 894-4411 or visit or

Zanni opens campaign headquarters

METHUEN — The public is invited to attend as mayoral candidate Stephen Zanni opens his campaign headquarters tonight at 421 Merrimack St.

Zanni will host the opening at 6:30 p.m. He is also holding a rally Monday at Jackson's Restaurant, 478 Lowell St.

The rally will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Attendees are asked to contribute $30 to his campaign.

Participants sought for flu vaccine study

HAVERHILL - Dr. Michael McCartney of ActivMed Practices & Research will be taking part in a nationwide clinical research study for the flu vaccine. The study is currently enrolling individuals ages 65 and older who qualify and choose to participate. All qualified participants will receive active flu vaccines and study procedures at no cost. A travel stipend is also available to those who qualify. For more information, or to see if you qualify, call ActivMed at 978-372-7252.

Fishing festival at Parker State Forest

NORTH ANDOVER — Anglers of all ages are invited to take part in a fishing festival at Sudden Pond in Harold Parker State Forest Saturday, Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

MassWildlife Angler Education Volunteer Instructors will be on hand to assist. Equipment is provided.

Harold Parker State Forest is located at 1951 Turnpike Road in North Andover. Follow the signs from the headquarters at 305 Middleton Rd. Wheelchair accessible. Reasonable accommodations upon request.

For additional information call Bob Anderson at 978-821-2828.

Rental space available at Salemhaven fair

SALEM — Salemhaven has a few rental spaces still available for the Annual Fall Fair Fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 17, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The event will be held rain or shine.

There will be craftspeople, vendors, a white elephant table, baked goods, food, a children's area, live music with Bill Foley from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. and Dianne's miniature horse from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Fill up at the waffle breakfast for $3 from 8 to 9 a.m.

Salemhaven is at 23 Geremonty Drive.

Call 893-5586 or email

Yard sale is Saturday

HAVERHILL — The Hilldale Cemetery Association will hold a yard sale at the Hilldale Cemetery on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Rain date is Sunday. Proceeds support the cemetery's maintenance and restoration. To donate items to the yard sale please contact Tom Spitalere at 978-376-2807.

Ghost hunt is Saturday

HAVERHILL — Members of the Essex County Ghost Project will lead a paranormal investigation of the Hilldale Cemetery Saturday. Gates open at 7:30 p.m. The ghost hunt begins at 8 p.m. Admission is $10 per person. Children ages 5 and under enter free. Family discounts will be available. Bring cameras and recording devices. For more information call Tom Spitalere at 978-376-2807.

Fairy House Day at Winnekenni Castle is Sunday

HAVERHILL — Winnekenni Castle will host its first Fairy House Day on Sunday, Grandparents Day, at 1 p.m. This event is recommended for children ages 5 to 12. Admission is free. Please pre-register online at Children will build their own Fairy Houses using all natural materials, which will be provided. To learn more visit Each child will receive a souvenir photo along with a commemorative Winnekenni Castle Fairy House Day 2011 certificate. In the event of rain, the event will be held inside the castle. For more information call 978-521-1686, email or visit

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