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October 25, 2012

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:Labor poster shown: An International Labor Poster Exhibit by Stephen Lewis, SEIU Local 509, is on display at the public library through Oct. 27. Lewis is a long-time activist in the labor movement. Poster art is one of the most powerful means of communication and the examples in this second exhibit speak eloquently of the battle for economic, political, and social achievements of women. The artists who created these posters reflect their respective cultures as well as their own creative consciousness.

This exhibit, titled “International Women’s Day” will be on display on the second floor during regular library hours: Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Student art show: The annual Susan Kneeland student art show runs through Oct. 27 at the Buttonwoods Museum. The museum is at 240 Water St. Visit online at haverhillhistory.org or email info@haverhillhistory.org.

NECC open house: Anyone interested in learning more about Northern Essex Community College is invited to attend an open house Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Hartleb Technology Center, TC-103A/B on the Haverhill Campus, 100 Elliott St. At the open house, visitors can tour the Haverhill campus, learn about financial aid and explore the college’s more than 70 academic programs. Topics to be discussed will include transfer options after graduating from Northern Essex, the support services available to help students succeed, and the many clubs, sports, and other opportunities available to NECC students. This Open House is geared toward high school juniors and seniors and their families, as well as adult students who are considering returning to school for career or personal growth. More information is available from Enrollment Services at 978-556-3700 or admissions@necc.mass.edu.

Computer classes: The Learn About Computers Everyday (LACE) program of Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley Inc. is offering a variety of computer classes in October, November and December. Classes are at 360 Merrimack St., Lawrence, and are based on the Windows Vista operating system. Classes are: Intro to computers, Oct. 29 to Dec. 10, from 9 to 11:00 a.m.; internet and email, Oct. 30 to Dec. 11 from 9 to 11 a.m.; computer graphics, Oct. 30 to Dec. 11 from 1 to 3 p.m.; intermediate computer, Nov. 1 to Nov. 13 from 1 to 3 p.m.; and digital camera/pictures, Nov. 7 to Dec. 19 from 9 to 11 a.m. There are no classes Thanksgiving week. Advanced registration is required by Oct. 29. For more information call 800-892-0890, ext. 1516, and leave a message or email lace1050@yahoo.com. Visit http://elderservices.tripod.com.

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