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November 16, 2011

Holiday party on tap Nov. 18

Great news!! The annual Council on Aging Christmas Party will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 14, at DiBurro's. Tickets will be available on Friday, Nov. 18, at the Pre-Holiday Party at the Citizens Center.

Haverhill Council on Aging is pleased to announce a pre-holiday extravaganza at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St. Entertainment will be provided by the popular "Bodacious Babes!" The party will begin at 1:00 with hot apple pie and ice cream compliments of Senator Steve Baddour. The Bodacious Babes provide high-energy entertainment, and they are lots of fun. Music includes standard oldies from the '50s and '60s and much more. Tickets are $3 per person. Contact Kathy Bresnahan (ext. 11) or Rita LaBella (ext. 16) at 978-374-2390 to make your reservation.

Haverhill Council on Aging will host an appreciation reception for our new electronic bingo board on Monday, Nov. 21, prior to the scheduled bingo game! The following local businesses have made financial contributions which enabled us to purchase of our new bingo board: Pentucket Bank, Penacook Place, The Oxford and Wingate of Haverhill. We appreciate their generosity and will be recognizing their efforts. Please join us as we thank our generous donors.

NECC Life Long Holiday Gathering will be held on Thursday, Dec. 8, at 10 to noon. Lunch will be served, and entertainment will be by the North Reading Senior Echos. Tickets are $10 and will be available at the Haverhill Council on Aging, 10 Welcome St.

The Haverhill Council on Aging has two great holiday trips planned. We will be going to Castleton in Windham on Nov. 30 for a lunch and performance by Vincent Talarico for $67 per person with transportation or $42 without transportation. Additionally, we are hosting a trip to see the bright lights of Forest Park in Springfield on Dec. 7. This trip includes lunch and show at the HuKeLau in Chicopee and the cost is $73.

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