Essex National Heritage Commission to meet in Haverhill: The Essex National Heritage Commission will hold its annual meeting and networking event April 10 from 8 to 10 a.m. at Winnekenni Castle. The public is welcome to attend this free networking opportunity that will further connect people with the work of Essex Heritage and that of its partners. Essex Heritage’s semi-annual meetings provide a unique opportunity for Essex Heritage trustees, commissioners, members, supporters and partners to network with the public on a wide range of ongoing initiatives in the Essex National Heritage Area. For more information and to register call 978-740-0444 or visit www.EssexHeritage.org.
:Library to host Fairy Tale Ball: On April 12 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. the public library will open its doors to fairy princesses, knights in shining armor and dragons. Join your friends for a fun family evening of music, magic and mayhem, with costumes strongly encouraged. This is an all-ages event. More information is available from Sam Sednek at 978-373-1586, ext. 650.
Council on Aging plans BSO rehearsal trip: The Council on Aging will host a trip to Symphony Hall on May 2 for the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s morning rehearsal performance. A bus will depart at 9 a.m and return about 2 p.m. The rehearsal program will be conducted by Bernard Haitink and includes works by Brahms and Shubert. Cost is $35 and seating is limited. More information is available from Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at 978-374-2390.