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March 27, 2014

Here's a chance to see museum's 'Art in Bloom'

Just like spring flowers, it’s time for “Art in Bloom.”

The city’s Council on Aging is planning a trip to an exhibit with that title at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston on April 28.

“Art in Bloom” is an annual exhibit at the museum. This festival of flowers event brings together dozens of New England garden clubs and professional designers to create floral displays interpreting art from the museum’s collection.

Tickets are $55, including a private guided tour.

IF YOU GO

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When: Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Solid$ID/NothingText ColorText Color$ID/NothingText ColorText ColorApril 28

Cost: Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Solid$ID/NothingText ColorText Color$ID/NothingText ColorText Color$55

More information: Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Solid$ID/NothingText ColorText Color$ID/NothingText ColorText ColorCall 978-374-2390, ext. 11 or 16.

Here are other local events and activities for senior citizens:

Meditation group to meet: The Council on Aging will host a meditation group with the Rev. John LaLumiere beginning April 4 at 10:30 a.m. at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St.

The meetings include gentle yoga and quigong exercises, breathing exercise, Buddhist philosophy and Pure Land style meditation. Rev. LaLumiere is a Pure Land Buddhist and is a lifelong resident of Haverhill. Admission is free.

‘Bones and Brain’ exercise: The exercise class “Bones and Brain” will begin on March 21 at 11 a.m.

The first class is being offered free. Classes will be held at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St. This is a comprehensive program of fitness appropriate for senior citizens. The program focuses on balance training to prevent falls, strength training to increase bone density, and age-appropriate trivia to challenge the brain. By incorporating trivia questions along with the workout not only challenge your body, but your brain, too.

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