Wine tasting and charity auction on tap: The Pentucket Kiwanis Club of Haverhill will hold its fifth annual Wine Tasting and Charity Auction on Nov. 8 in the Galleria Room at Maria’s Restaurant, 81 Essex St.
Cost of $35 per person includes wine and beer tasting, carving and pasta station, and silent and live auctions for items such as trips, golf packages, restaurant certificates, hotel stays and sports items.
Entertainment is by the Pentucket Jazz Band. Raffle tickets will be sold for a major prize in excess of $600. All proceeds benefit community programs, projects and local charities, including Haverhill High School and Pentucket Regional High School scholarships, Community Action, Emmaus House, Community Meals and Adopt-A-Park.
For tickets or more information, contact Nancy McKenna-Roberts at 978-521-0445, or Nate Webster at 978-204-4692. Tickets will also be available at the door.
Applications for Christmas help accepted: The Salvation Army of Haverhill will accept applications for Christmas assistance from Nov. 4 to 7 from 9:30 a.m. to noon, and from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Applicants will need to bring identifications for every adult in the house, proof of income, proof of residence in Haverhill or Groveland, proof of any income or support, including public support, and birth certificates and insurance cards for all children 13 and younger. Applications will be taken at The Salvation Army, 395 Main St., entering through door 6. More information is available from Lt. Jeff Hardy at 978-374-7571.
Veteran’s Day parade planned: The city’s annual Veteran’s Day parade is scheduled for Nov. 11.
The parade will form at 10 a.m. on Kenoza Avenue in front of VFW Lorraine Post 29, 64 Kenoza Ave. The parade will start at 10:30 a.m. and proceed to Monument Square, then down Main Street to the Global Peace Monument on Ginty Boulevard, where services will be held.
At the conclusion of the services, the colors will be retired and the parade will be disbanded. A buffet luncheon will be held at the American Legion Farm, 1314 Main St.