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May 29, 2014

Community yard sale returns


Learning to research family history: Elysia Hamelin, librarian in the special collections department at the public library, will teach a free introduction to genealogy class on June 24 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the library.

Signups begin on June 10. Space is limited. Sign up online at www.haverhillpl.org under Calendar of Events or drop by the information desk.

Hamelin, a trained archivist with a master’s degree in library science in archiving, will review the first steps you need to take to begin your research, the types of records that are available, where to look for information and what resources the library has. More information is available by calling 978-373-1586.

Crafters needed for yard sale: The Haverhill Firefighting Museum is looking for crafters for its May 31 yard sale, which will be held at the museum, 75 Kenoza Ave., from 8 a.m. to noon.

Set up is at 7 a.m. Crafters must bring their own tables. Cost is $20 per eight-foot table space. For more information contact Donna at 978-994-3846 or email rmoore6455@aol.com. The yard sale is a fundraiser for the museum, which houses one of the largest collections of New England firefighting history.

Vendors needed for flea market: Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 471 Main St., invites vendors (excluding food) to sign up for the 39th annual flea market to be held on June 14 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Rain date is June 21. Cost of a 12-by-12-foot space is $20. A variety of lunch items and baked goods will be sold. Entertainment and a Kidz Zone, where children can play while their parents shop, will be available. For vendor information, contact D. Shaw at 603-329-6047.

Lunch program on advance care planning: Advance Care Planning, a senior lunch presentation with Kathy Straubel, RN and the Rev. Suzy Goodspeed, is June 3 from 1 to 2 p.m. in Merrimack Valley Hospital’s first-floor auditorium.

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