The walk begins at 10:30 a.m., followed by the race at 11 a.m. The fee is $25 for pre-entry and $30 the day of the event. Free T-shirts go to the first 70 walker entries and first 260 runner entries. There will be awards in various age, weight, and specialty categories. There will also be gender-graded scoring.
A buffet will follow, along with raffle prizes and music from a disc jockey. The event benefits local scholarships, the Haverhill Police Auxiliaries, Haverhill’s Brightside and the Andover Striders. Fee is $25 for pre-entry and $30 the day of the event. Information is available from David LaBrode at 978-373-3408, 978-376-8289 or email@example.com. Visit online at www.yankeetiming.com/Bbell.
Fall trips planned: The Council on Aging still has room on the Best of Times Italian Festival motorcoach trip to Luciano’s at Lake Pearl in Wrentham.
This trip is planned for Oct. 15 and includes a show by comedian, Rocco Ponzi. Meal choices include chicken Parmesan or baked haddock. Tickets are $79 per person.
A Best of Times trip to see “Liza and Judy Together Again” at Venus De Milo in Swansea is planned for Nov. 12. Tickets are $79 per person and include lunch, tickets to the show and motorcoach transportation. An overnight trip to the White Mountain Hotel in North Conway, N.H. is planned for Nov. 21-22.
This trip includes dining, holiday entertainment, special cocktail pricing and shopping at the Christmas Dove and Calef’s Country Store in Barrington, N.H. Cost is $230 per person, double occupancy. More information is available from Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at 978-274-2390.
Walk for Youth planned: The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Haverhill will hold its ninth annual Walk for Youth on Oct. 19 starting at 10 a.m.
Rain date is Oct. 20. The walk will begin and end at the club, 55 Emerson St. The family friendly 2-mile route throughout Haverhill’s downtown is designed for people of all ages and walking abilities. Bottled water and light refreshments will be provided. The first 300 people to register will receive Walk for Youth T-shirts.