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February 13, 2014

Master wood carver teaches his craft

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At the end of the workshop, some of these memories are preserved in personalized “I Am From’’ poems – a creative writing activity, which yields vivid imagery. The workshop will be offered at the Citizens Center on March 5 at 1 p.m.

Bowling group meets Mondays: The Council on Aging bowling group is going strong at All Saints Bowling Center.

The group meets on Mondays. Men meet at 9:30 a.m. and women meet at 11 a.m. Everyone loves the newly renovated All Saints Bowling Center at 26 Broadway. The cost is three strings for $4.50, including shoe rental and coffee. Contact the bowling center at 978-374-0083 for additional information.

Continuing education offered: The COOL Program at Northern Essex Community College offers educational opportunities for life-long learners who are 50 and older.

This program provides a wide variety of topics to be explored each semester. For additional information, contact Charlene Boucher at 978-659-1225.

Volunteers sought: Volunteers are needed at the Citizens Center on Mondays and Thursdays from noon to 3 p.m.

For details, call 978-374-2390.

Bingo games played: Bingo is played at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St., every Monday and Thursday at 1 p.m., and Super Bingo is played on Mondays only.

Players 60 and older or those who are disabled are welcome to play.

Drivers sought: The NEET (Northern Essex Elder Transport, Inc.) program is seeking volunteer drivers to help senior citizens get to medical appointments.

Reimbursement is 43 cents per mile. Anyone interested is asked to contact Kathy Fairchild at 978-388-7474.

Gardeners sought: The Haverhill Garden Club is looking for new members.

Membership includes 10 presentations by horticultural experts. Contact Carol Sobel at 978-377-0106 for additional information.

Making blankets for needy children: The Blankets for Kids group meets Tuesdays from 9:30 to 11 a.m.

No sewing or knitting skills are required. Blankets go to the Department of Child Services in Haverhill. This is an opportunity for senior citizens and others to volunteer for a valuable cause. Call 978-374-2390 for details.

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