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October 3, 2013

Annual Bobby Bell run, walk coming up

Whether you walk or run in this event, you’ll get a good workout.

You’ll also have a good time and help raise money for local organizations.

The 27th Annual Bobby Bell 5-Mile Road Race/Walk will be Oct. 13 at the Lasting Room Grille, 122 Washington St.

The walk begins at 10:30 a.m., followed by the race at 11 a.m. The fee is $25 for pre-entry and $30 the day of the event. Free T-shirts go to the first 70 walker entries and first 260 runner entries. There will be awards in various age, weight, and specialty categories. There will also be gender-graded scoring.

A buffet will follow, along with raffle prizes and music from a disc jockey.

The event benefits local scholarships, the Haverhill Police Auxiliaries, Haverhill’s Brightside and the Andover Striders.

IF YOU GO

What: 27th Annual Bobby Bell 5-Mile Road Race/Walk

When: Oct. 13. The walk begins at 10:30 a.m., followed by the race at 11 a.m.

Where: Lasting Room Grille, 122 Washington St.

How to participate: Fee is $25 for pre-entry and $30 the day of the event. Information is available from David LaBrode at 978-373-3408, 978-376-8289 or ickylabrode@verizon.net. Visit online at www.yankeetiming.com/Bbell.

Here are events and activities happening around Haverhill:

Autumn harvest cooking class offered: A cooking class that celebrates the flavors of autumn will be held on Oct. 7 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School.

Participants will be taught professional cooking tips and techniques, while creating unique seasonal dishes using fresh foods from local farms. This adult cooking class includes instruction, recipes and a dinner at the end of the evening. There is a $60 class fee. For more information or to register, visit www.carolynsfarmkitchen.com, or call Carolyn at 978-994-1692.

Library to host Trivia Night: A Trivia Night hosted by Geeks who Drink will be held Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. at the public library, 99 Main St.

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