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December 12, 2013

Community events

Winnekenni Castle will hold its annual Holiday Craft and Gift Faire on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Admission is $2 per person. This event will feature handcrafted gift items, including jewelry, holiday decor, home goods, original gifts and special one-of-a-kind items. Door prizes and more are included and refreshments will be available.

To request a vendor application, send email to winnekenni@yahoo.com. Please include your name and contact information, a description of the merchandise to be vended along with photos and links to any online information about your wares. Holiday themed items as well as modestly priced and small gifts do especially well at this annual holiday event.

Church hosts free holiday concert Sunday

Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 471 Main St., will host a free holiday concert by the Merrimack Valley Concert Band on Sunday at 2 p.m.

A free-will offering will be taken to benefit Emmaus House.

Trip to Peabody Essex Museum planned

The Council on Aging will host a trip to the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem to see the Impressionists on Water exhibition in late January.

More information is available by calling 978-374-2390.

Sing-A-Long planned at Citizens Center

Enjoy the fun of participating in a Christmas Celebration Sing-a-Long to beheld at the Citizens Center Monday at 11:30 a.m.

Join the Council on Aging as it celebrates the holiday season with complimentary hot chocolate and cookies. Pianist Helen Hamilton will accompany a caroling session of favorite Christmas carols.

Deadline coming for home repair help

Dec. 31 is the deadline for applications to be considered for National Rebuilding Day, scheduled for April 26, 2014.

On that day, both skilled and unskilled volunteers hope to install new windows, repair leaking faucets and faulty electrical outlets, install grab bars, repair stairs and railings, clean up yards, and do other repairs for about 15 homes. All repairs and modifications are completed at no cost to the homeowners.

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