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November 15, 2012

Community events


The Haverhill Gazette

---- — Electronics recycling Saturday

A huge indoor yard sale and electronics recycling event is Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at Nettle Middle School, 150 Boardman St.

The yard sale will be held in the cafeteria. Allied Computer Brokers will accept unwanted electronics for recycling for a small fee, with most items ranging between $1 and $10.

Church Christmas fair Saturday

First Church of Christ, 10 Church St., will hold a Steeple Light Christmas Fair on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The event will feature up to 40 vendors, an expanded general store, a cookie walk and raffles. A muffin breakfast and soup and sandwich lunch will be available. Visit online at fccbradford.org.

Council on Aging Thanksgiving meal Nov. 20

The Council on Aging will hold its annual Thanksgiving celebration on Nov. 20, at 12:30 p.m. at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St.

Roast turkey and all the fixings will be provided by the Chicken Connection. Tickets are $5 per person. For tickets or more information contact Kathy Bresnahan (ext 11) or Rita LaBella (ext 16) at 978-374-2390.

Ruth’s House fundraiser Dec. 1

Ruth’s House, a nonprofit thrift store and clothing pantry at 111 Lafayette Square, will hold a Christmas Raffle and Penny Auction Fundraiser on Dec. 1 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Brookridge Community Church, 232 Main St.

Tickets are available in advance at Ruth’s House at $10 for 25, or $15 for 25 at the event. Ruth’s House is also asking that you consider making a donation from your business or organization in either the form of money or a prize to be auctioned off to help make this event a success.

Proceeds will enable Ruth’s House to continue its ministry. Ruth’s House has a unique referral program named “Hands Across The Valley,” which enables it to give each referred client four free complete outfits, new undergarments and socks. Each client is given weather-appropriate clothing four times a year. So far this year, Ruth’s House has clothed more than 5,000 clients. More information is available by calling 978-521-5575.