Relay For Life Fundraiser: Relay For Life of Haverhill to hold its second annual "Paint The Town Purple" campaign the week of May 2 through May 6. Businesses that donate $25 will receive a purple bow and a "Proud Purple Ribbon Supporter" poster to display in their windows. Businesses are also encouraged to decorate their shops and storefronts during this campaign. Other sponsorship levels are available starting at $250. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. More information is available by contacting Nate Webster at 978-204-4692.
Lunch party: The Haverhill Council on Aging is hosting a lunch party with A Goodtime DJ George Whitehouse on Wednesday, April 25, at 12:30 p.m. George always provides a great time for everyone with lots of entertainment and dancing! Don't miss out on the fun! Tickets are $7 per person and include lunch and entertainment. Reservations are required. Contact Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at (978) 374-2390 to order tickets
NECC Dance Performance: Northern Essex Community College's Still Point Dancers' spring performance is April 27 and 28 at 8 p.m. in the Sport and Fitness Center on the Haverhill campus. The show features faculty and student choreography and a dance piece dedicated to the college's 50th anniversary. An alumni reception will be held prior to the April 27 performance at 6:30 p.m. in the lobby of the sport and Fitness Center. All alumni are invited to attend. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for students and seniors and $3 for children under 12. More information is available from Michelle Deane at firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-556-3597
New Pop up Shop: Creative Haverhill is launching its new traveling pop-up shop featuring the work of local artists and artisans. This "art on wheels by design" will debut at Haverhill Goes Green, April 29 in GAR Park. A mini-van loaded with local art, crafts and merchandise displays will travel to popular one-day events throughout the year. Some of Haverhill's favorite artists and fine craftspeople will be selling and demonstrating their work, such as Richard Alexander and Michael LaFosse of Origamido, printmaker Linda Germain, painter Sharon Silverman, collagist Linda Koutoulas and floral and container designer Christine MacMillian from Cottage Gardens. Creative Haverhill's mission is to identify, nurture and promote the city's local creative workforce in the marketplace. Its first pop-up store, The Shops@90Wash, opened this past holiday season as a fundraising effort for Creative Haverhill and will return this year from Nov. 1 to Dec. 23.