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April 18, 2012

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Legion Baseball Tryouts:Haverhill Senior Legion, JR Legion and Senior Babe Ruth will be holding tryouts on May 6, at 1 p.m. at Haverhill Stadium. Anyone between the ages of 15 to 19 and lives in Haverhill or goes to school in Haverhill is eligible to tryout. The leagues will begin play in early June and continue until early August in very competitive leagues. These teams will play between 20 to 30 games plus playoffs. Please contact Larry O'Brien 978-373-6982 or Dan Francescone 978-807-5068 with any questions.

Walking Club: The Council on Aging will host a free information session for its new Keep Moving walking club program May 8 at 11 a.m. at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St. Currently, there are 161 Keep Moving walking clubs in Massachusetts. This information session is free and open to the public. More information is available by calling 978-374-2390 and speaking with Kathy Bresnahan at ext. 11 or Rita LaBella at ext. 16.

Trip to Gardner Museum: The Council on Aging is planning a trip to the newly renovated Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum May 17. Transportation is by motorcoach. The bus will depart at approximately 11:45 a.m. Cost is $45 and includes admission, a guided tour and transportation. More information is available from Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at 978-374-2390 or kbresnahan@cityofhaverhill.com.

Charity Golf Classic: Friends of the Giurado family of Bradford will hold their first Kaydence Giurado Golf Classic May 19 at the Bradford Country Club. Kady Giurado, 3, has extensive medical problems and organizers of the benefit say her future remains uncertain. Despite extensive medical intervention, the girl's condition remains undiagnosed. Registration fee of $125 includes 18 holes of golf, a cart, and a steak and chicken dinner following play. Organizers are also planning a silent auction and raffle. "We are so grateful for the support of friends, family and the community," said Joelly Helps, the event organizer. "The challenges Kady and her family deal with daily often seem overwhelming, but we gain so much strength knowing there are such caring and thoughtful people who hold us in their thoughts and prayers." To register or for sponsorship information contact Joelly Helps at kadygiurado@gmail.com.

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