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July 4, 2013

Community calendar


Talk on prostate cancer planned:Dr. Ankur Mehta from Steward Health System will lead a prostate cancer information program and support group on Monday, July 8 at 6 p.m. at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St. Mehta will discuss the latest measures to prevent prostate cancer. To reserve your seat please contact Betty Burnell at 978-374-2390, ext. 10.

Summer music series returns: Hampstead’s Meetinghouse Park Summer Music Series continues Tuesday, July 9 at 6 p.m. with The Beatles tribute band, All Together Now. This returning group presents an interactive multi-media experience that features Beatles favorites as well as a few surprises. The audience will also be treated to renditions of nostalgic television commercials from the 1960s. The family-friendly concert is free, sponsored by the Hampstead Cable TV Advisory Board and is held in Meetinghouse Park on Emerson Avenue. Hot dogs, cold drinks and ice cream are available. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Leashed dogs on the perimeter of the park are welcome. Concerts are held rain or shine. For further information visit online at meetinghousepark.org or call 603-329-6047.

Shingles vaccination information session:The Council on Aging will host a shingles vaccination information session to be presented by Walgreens Pharmacy on Thursday, July 11 at 10 a.m. Indications for vaccination and insurance coverage will be discussed. To reserve your seat contact Mary Connolly, community health coordinator at 978-374-2390, ext. 15.

Artists and artisans sought:The Haverhill Cultural Council will hold its Arts and Crafts Faire at the River Ruckus Festival on Sept. 7. The venue is expected to attract a crowd of over 5,000. Organizers are seeking applicants specializing in original fine art and photography, high quality handmade artisan crafts and jewelry, and up-cycled items and architectural salvage, including jewelry using vintage components. The show intends to exhibit a wide range of artists doing fine arts and fine crafts from the local region and beyond, offering something for everyone. Applicants will be carefully reviewed based on product quality, uniqueness, and the overall mix of sellers being accepted. The Arts and Crafts Faire will be open from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 90 Washington St., the center of the River Ruckus festivities. Applications for the venue are due by Aug. 3. Applications and information are available at www.facebook.com/haverhillculturalcouncil.

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