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May 16, 2013

Community calendar

:Public invited to Anti Bullying Rally: The Exchange Club of Haverhill will present “Stop the Bull Haverhill,” the city’s first local anti-bullying rally, on Friday from 7 to 10 p.m. on the athletic fields behind Haverhill High School, 137 Monument St. More than 1,000 students and adults from Haverhill and surrounding communities are expected to attend. The rally is free and open to the public and features celebrity guests 15-year-old folk singer Hayley Reardon, national spokesperson for PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center, and 17-year-old Madyson Milordi, Miss Massachusetts Teen USA. The rain-or-shine program of activities includes: DJ for the night, David from Spinner Music Productions; 16-foot jumbo video screen broadcasting the event live; celebrity anti-bullying testimonials; mechanical bull rides; live musical performances; and student engagement activities to spread the message of “Stop the Bull Haverhill.” The event is sponsored in partnership with Haverhill Community Television. For more information visit facebook.com/stopthebullhaverhill or twitter.com/HilliesStopBull.

Planning Commission to meet: The Merrimack Valley Planning Commission will hold its monthly meeting on May 16 at 7 p.m. at the MVPC office, 160 Main St. The agenda includes updates on the Regional Comprehensive Plan and Environmental and Transportation Projects for the Merrimack Valley. For more information, contact Nancy Lavallee at 978-374-0519 or nlavallee@mvpc.org.

Car wash fundraiser planned: The Haverhill High School Lacrosse Team will hold a car wash on May 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Water Street fire station, weather permitting. Proceeds support the lacrosse team.

All Saints Parish to hold Thanksgiving in May: All Saints Parish will hold a Thanksgiving in May roast turkey dinner with all the fixings in the church hall on May 18 after the 4 p.m. Mass. Entertainment is by “Oldies Live” with Tony and Laurie. Enjoy dinner, conversation, music from the ‘50s and ‘60s and an old fashioned sing-a-long. The cost of the dinner is $8 for adults and $3 for children. The church is at 120 Bellevue Ave.

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