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August 15, 2013

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The trip includes motor coach transportation, free time in Perkins Cove, Maine, and matinee tickets. Cost is $93 per person. Call 978-374-2390 for more information.

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Volunteers make blankets: The Blankets for Kids group meets every Tuesday from 9:30 to 11 a.m.

No sewing or knitting skills are required, and blankets will go to the Department of Child Services in Haverhill. Call 978-374-2390 for details.

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Wood carving class: The Council on Aging is offering a wood carving class on Fridays at 10 a.m.

Students will be taught by master carver Fred Arakelian, who has won many wood carving awards over the past 22 years. Registration is required.

A carving kit of supplies will be provided at a one-time-per-project charge of $18. Carving knives will be loaned to participants for free. The cost is $5 per class for an eight-week session. Registration is required for new students.

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Helping military and their families: Local Heroes Inc. is a non-profit organization working to support our local servicemen and servicewomen and their families.

All donations received go directly to them. Over the last eight years, Local Heroes Inc. has sent more than 15,000 packages to our military across the globe. Local Heroes Inc. needs your help to successfully reach its goal. Acts of charity from the community are extremely important to the success of our troops.

The Haverhill Council on Aging and Veterans Services would like to help Haverhill senior citizens and others to make these donations by collecting items and delivering them to Wilmington. Call 978-374-2390, ext. 11 or 16, for information on what items are requested or to volunteer to help with the project.

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Chair massages with special pricing: Chair Massages are available at the Citizens Center on the first Tuesday of every month.

Licensed massage therapist Susan Ploueffe offers senior citizen pricing at $5 per session. This service is provided on a walk-in basis.

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