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April 17, 2014

Annual Haverhill Goes Green Fair is this month


Now through April 21, a portion of the proceeds from all haircuts purchased at any of the 50 Hair Cuttery salons throughout New England will benefit the Fund. The Hair Cuttery in Haverhill is located at 300 Main St. in the Walgreen’s plaza. Hair Cuttery supports a number of national and local causes, including Dress for Success, American Cancer Society, Special Olympics, Buzzing 4 Change, National Kidney Foundation, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and Locks of Love.

Free diabetes workshop: A free diabetes workshop with free nutritional assessments runs for six weeks on Tuesdays now through May 19 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at Merrimack Valley Hospital, 140 Lincoln Ave.

Workshops are provided by Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley. Complimentary lunch is provided by the hospital. More information is available by calling 978-946-1260.

Life Long Learning talk is on Backyard Geology: Northern Essex Community College’s Life Long Learning Program will host Bill Hammond of Haverhill in a presentation on Backyard Geology on April 17 at 2 p.m. in the Hartleb Technology Center on the college’s Haverhill campus, 100 Elliott St.

Admission is $2.

Hammond has been mining for rocks and crystals in New England for over 30 years. He has also done extensive glacial geological research on Haverhill. Life Long Learning is a program of lectures, study groups, and trips for adults. All programs are open to the public. For more information or to receive a free calendar of upcoming events, contact Charlene Boucher at 978-659-1225 or cboucher@necc.mass.edu.

Coffeehouse plans concert: The Cat in the Cradle Coffeehouse in Byfield will host a concert on April 19 featuring Sylvan Roots, who will start the show with an eclectic repertoire of original traditional American roots music and folk, as well as covers ranging from Alison Kraus to the Grateful Dead.

Nice and Naughty join the revelry with their own blend of original folk and outrageous attitude and good humor.

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