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December 5, 2013

Holiday events on tap this weekend

Golden Hill pancake breakfast

Golden Hill Elementary School will hold its popular holiday Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the school, 140 Boardman St. Past breakfasts have been very well attended, according to Principal Bonnie Antkowiak. Cost is $3 per person or $12 for a family of up to five. This event is open to members of the community, even those who do not live near Golden Hill or have children in the district. The event will also feature a Reindeer Games area, performances by the Drama Club and Chorus, and a PTO Holiday Store. Pictures with Santa are $3. Tickets will be sold for grab bags, used children’s books, games, crafts, raffles and a 50/50 raffle. Children must be accompanied by adults.

Pancakes with Santa

Sarah’s Place Adult Day Health will host the Greater Haverhill Breakfast Exchange Club’s Pancake Breakfast with Santa and a Holiday Fair on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at 180 Water St. Tickets are $5 per person or $20 per family for pancakes and juice. Coffee and cocoa will be available for purchase. Proceeds will help elders defray the high costs of heating homes this winter. The Holiday Fair is from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will feature craft tables, white elephant tables, raffle tables and baked goods. Proceeds from the Holiday Fair will benefit arts and crafts, entertainment and activities offered by the program. More information is available from Amy Anwyl at 978-374-2175. These events are cash only as Sarah’s Place is a nonprofit organization.

Free winter concert

Northpoint Bible College will present its free Winter Concert on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 2 to 3 p.m. Directed by Alan Bailey, music professor and accompanied by Beth Soucie, piano instructor, the concert will include music from the Broadway show “Godspell” by Stephen Schwartz, along with traditional Christmas numbers. The concert will feature Northpoint Bible College Choir and the a cappella choir, Broken Silence. The concert will be held in the Fine Arts Center on the Northpoint campus, located within the library building at 320 South Main St. For more information, call 978-478-3400.

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