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February 28, 2013

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Haverhill Train Show March 10: The Haverhill Train Show will be March 10 at Haverhill High School, 137 Monument St. Model and toy trains of different sizes will be operating on several displays. Dealers will have train related books, photos, models and toys. The show is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Since 1983, the show has run every two years with proceeds supporting the Haverhill High School band. Admission is $5 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12 and free for children under 6. Band members, parents, both current and alumni who can help with the show are asked to contact John Muise at 978-373-0704.

Teen Tech Week at public library: The public library will host a celebration of digital literacy and technology March 11 to 15. People ages 12 to 18 are invited to take part in tech programs. An Old School Tech Museum in the Teen Zone is March 11 from 3 to 5 p.m. Video games are in the Milhendler Room March 12 from 4 to 6 p.m. Build Your own Art Bot robot in the Teen Zone is March 13 from 3 to 5 p.m. Search Engine Trivia Madness is March 15 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. More information is available from Sam Sednek at 978-373-1586, ext. 650. Visit online at www.haverhillpl.org.

NECC College for Older Learners showcase event: Adults 50 and older are invited to attend Northern Essex Community College’s College of Older Learners (CoOL) seminar showcase on March 12 from 2 to 4 p.m. in Room 103B in the Hartleb Technology Center on the college’s Haverhill campus, 100 Elliott St. This event is free and open to the public. CoOL is designed for people over 50 who are interested in attending educational seminars for the joy of learning. Seminar topics for the spring include Making Mandalas and Kaleidescopic Designs; Six More Countries in Six Weeks; Gardening with Perennials; Exploring Poetic Form; The Lives of the Impressionists; Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation; From the Small Screen to the Silver Screen; Aging as a Spiritual Journey; What’s Mine is Mine or You Earned It, You Keep It; Journal Writing for Beginners; Why is the Sky Blue?; and Exotic Destinations. All of the seminars meet from 2 to 4 p.m. on a designated weekday for six consecutive weeks, unless otherwise noted, in a Haverhill campus building. The cost is $25 for each seminar. For more information send email to coolnecc@gmail.com or call 978-556-3110 and leave a message. You can also contact Ruth Young at ruth.young01@verizon.net.

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