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February 28, 2013

Community calendar


League of Women Voters to show free movie: In honor of National Women’s Month, the League of Women Voters of Greater Haverhill will present a free showing of “Norma Rae,” the story of a southern woman mill worker who fought for union and equal rights for women. The presentation will be March 14 in Room 45 of the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. The movie begins at 7 p.m. Discussion and refreshments will follow. More information is available by calling 978-702-4502.

Fundraiser to feature top Boston comics: Comedy for a Cause, Community Action Inc.’s annual fundraising event, is March 15 at the Haverhill Country Club, 58 Brickett Lane. This comedy triple-header features Boston favorites Graig Murphy, Carolyn Plummer and Jim Lauletta, along with a live auction, raffles and mystery balloons. The show will be hosted by Michael Smith, a New Hampshire teacher, writer and comedian. Tickets are $30 in advance or $35 at the door and include light appetizers and a cash bar. For more information or to purchase tickets call 978-373-1971.

St. Joseph School holds auction/comedy night: St. Joseph School of All Saints Parish will hold its annual auction and comedy night March 16 at DiBurro’s function hall. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. The event will feature a comedy show, food and cocktails, raffles and auction items. Tickets are $35 per person. More information is available online at www.sjshav.com.

Free Market event planned: The Vine, in partnership with Good Shepherd United Methodist Church of Haverhill, will hold its annual Free Market March 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Good Shepherd UMC, 471 Main St. The public is invited. Just like a flea market, customers are given tickets to pay for purchases, but everything is free. A free bread and soup lunch will be served at Good Shepherd UMC, 471 Main St. The two organizations are looking for donations of household goods and clothing to make available for free to the Haverhill community. No televisions, computers or large pieces of furniture are allowed. Donated items can be dropped off at the church March 14 from 5 to 7 p.m., March 15 from 5 to 8 p.m. and March 16 from 8 to 10 a.m. More information is available from Keith Boucher at 603-203-4917 or zoomblaster@yahoo.com.

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