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May 29, 2014

Community yard sale returns


Advance care planning involves making decisions about the care you would want to receive if you become unable to speak for yourself. The cost of $5 includes the presentation and a full dinner of spaghetti with meatballs and Parmesan cheese, Italian green beans, salad with dressing, bread and rolls, coffee and tea, and dessert. Merrimack Valley Hospital is at 140 Lincoln Ave. Registration is required by calling 800-488-5959. More information is available from Jean at 978-420-1168 or Katie at 978-521-8140.

Vendors sought for craft fair: Vendors are needed for a craft fair planned for June 7 at the Walmart in Plaistow, N.H.

The event, rain or shine, is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendor spaces are $20 each. Please bring your own table. Space is limited. Donations from space rentals will be donated to Boston Children’s Hospital. More information is available by calling Cheri at 603-556-3049.

Canoe race planned: The 36th annual Lou Marcel Canoe Race to benefit the Special Olympics will be held on June 7.

The race is an eight-mile voyage along the Merrimack River beginning in Lawrence and ending in Haverhill. This year’s theme is “Pirates of the Merrimack River.”

All proceeds will benefit Special Olympics Massachusetts North Section. A celebration at the Crescent Yacht club in Bradford follows the race.

Enjoy food, beverages, live music by Blue Moon, as well as awards for the best costume. Charles River Canoe and Kayak canoe/kayak rentals will be delivered to the starting line in Lawrence and retrieved at the Crescent Yacht Club for a $55 fee. Online reservations are required for all canoe/kayak rentals at www.canoerace.org.

Donations can be sent to Special Olympics Massachusetts North Section, Attn: Lou Marcel Canoe Race, 100 Conifer Hill Drive, Suite 302, Danvers, MA 01923.

Dolly ‘n’ Me Princess Tea planned: Winnekenni Castle will host its annual Dolly ‘n’ Me Princess Tea on June 8 at 1 p.m.

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    CARL RUSSO/Staff photo The Haverhill Rotary Club launches thousands of ducks each year into the Merrimack River for the annual Rubber Duck Regatta.

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    Staff file photo Haverhill police Detective Andrea Fogarty pins a Haverhill Junior Police badge on Marcelo Gillen, then 5 at Haverhill's National Night Out in 2006. This community-police partnership event has been held around the country on the first Tuesday of every August since 1984. It aims to increase awareness about police programs in communities, such as drug prevention and other anti-crime efforts.

    Police host National Night Out Posted 1 day ago 1 Photo
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    Concertgoers clap in sync to the music.

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  • market

    CARL RUSSO/Staff photo Marlene Stasinos waits on customers at last year's farmers market at Merrimack Valley Hospital in Haverhill.

    Farmers market returns to hospital Posted 8 days ago 1 Photo
  • HG Zumba

    File photo Carol O'Donohue, foreground, takes part in a Zumba class at the Citizens Center.

    It's time to Zumba! Posted 8 days ago 1 Photo
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  • HG youth soccer

    File photo Boys and girls of all ages participate in the Haverhill Youth Soccer program held at the St. James fields.

    Youth soccer registration continues through end of July Posted 15 days ago 1 Photo
  • mexican

    Tim Jean/Staff photo Maria Bevilacqua, left, and Libby Jensen, both of Haverhill, talk as they play a game of Mexican Train Dominos.

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  • Winnekenni

    File photo Winnekenni Castle is the setting for a variety of social events in Haverhill.

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  • lobster

    TIM JEAN/Staff photo Tom Torrisi cracks open a claw during a community lobster dinner.

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