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February 27, 2014

Books, books and more books for sale

If you’re an avid reader, it’s a place you can get a great deal.

The Friends of the Haverhill Public Library will hold their annual March book sale beginning with preview day on March 18, when admission is $20.

Opening day of the sale is March 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Admission that day is free.

Books are $3 per bag on March 21 and 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and on March 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Proceeds from the sale will benefit the library.

More information is available by calling 978-373-1586 or by visiting online at www.haverhillpl.org.

IF YOU GO

What: Friends of the Haverhill Public Library book sale

When: Preview day is March 18 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Opening day is March 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Admission: $20 on preview day. Free on opening day.

Here are other activities and events in the Haverhill area:

Caribbean Escape event on tap: The Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce and co-organizer Nunan Florist & Greenhouses will hold their second annual Caribbean Escape event on Feb. 28 in partnership with exclusive sponsor Georgetown Bank.

The tropical-themed event will run from 6:30 to 10 p.m. in Nunan’s greenhouse, 269 Central St., Georgetown. The greenhouse will be transformed into a tropical paradise. Nunan’s home-grown tropical plants, waterfall vignettes and chatty Macaw will give the illusion of paradise, and they’ll turn up the heat so it will feel like you’re on a vacation on a tropical island. More than 125 people attended last year’s event. All participating organizations invite people in the Greater Georgetown and Haverhill areas to participate again this year.

This event is open to the public and will feature a tiki bar, food provided by Uno Pizzeria and Grill and Romano’s Pizza, a digital photo booth provided by Tapsnap, a live steel drummer and a disc jockey. Please dress in tropical attire, as best costume will be rewarded. The chamber and Nunan Florist will also hold several contests for more prizes, including a scavenger hunt and limbo competition. Raffle tickets will be sold for a chance to win prizes such as scratch tickets, a rum basket, gift certificate basket and more. Tickets to this event are $25 per person or $40 for two. Each ticket includes food and one complimentary beverage. For tickets or more information, contact the chamber at 978-373-5663 or visit online at www.HaverhillChamber.com.

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