NECC Art Exhibit: Haverhill resident Ana Smyth

Start date: September 9, 2019

End date: October 4, 2019

Location: Northern Essex Community College, 100 Elliot St., Haverhill

Art

NECC Art Exhibit: An exhibit featuring the selected works of Haverhill resident Ana Smyth, who blends traditional New England landscapes with the vibrant colors of her native Venezuela, opens at Northern Essex Community College’s Linda Hummel-Shea Art Space in the Harold Bentley Library on the Haverhill campus. The exhibit is open during library hours. Monday–Thursday 8 a.m.–9 p.m., Friday 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

Bob Laprel Road Race

Date: September 16, 2019

Time: 9a.m.-5p.m.

Location: Haverhill High School, 137 Monument St., Haverhill

Fundraiser | Outdoor Activity

Join members of the Robert C. Laprel Memorial Scholarship Fund at Haverhill High School for the 8th Annual Bob Laprel Road Race. The first 300 to register will receive a race shirt. You can pre-register online for $20. Registration at the event will be $25. Race day registration closes at 9:30 a.m. Attendees will be able to create your own Norman Rockwell Moment with Lt. Tom McNulty’s “The Runaway” set. Proceeds from this event will benefit a scholarship fund for Haverhill High School graduating seniors.

Artistic Flow at the Switchboard

Date: September 17, 2019

Time: 7-8:30p.m.

Location: The Switchboard, 43 Washington St., Haverhill

Art | Fitness

One-hour yoga flow led by Yoga by Allison designed to spark creativity and wellness, with gallery work featured by local artist Marc Mannheimer. Followed by time for open conversation and viewing in the gallery with tea, and sampling of safer beauty products and essential oils blends. Early Bird Pricing by September 12 is $15 per person; $20 per person after. Mats available as needed.

Sesame Street Night at Uno’s

Date: September 17, 2019

Time: 4-7p.m.

Location: Uno Pizzeria & Grill , 30 Cushing Ave., Haverhill

Kids and Families

Meet Big Bird and Elmo, make a puppet craft and enjoy Cookielicious Cookie Monster sundaes. Kids eat free with every adult entree!

Alzheimer’s & Dementia Support Group

Date: September 17, 2019

Time: 5:30-6:30p.m.

Location: Benchmark Senior Living at Haverhill Crossings, 254 Amesbury Road, Haverhill

Join Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley and Benchmark Senior Living at Haverhill Crossings to share thoughts, feelings, and experiences on living with or caring for a loved with Alzheimer’s and/or dementia in a safe environment. Light refreshments served. This support group is certified by the Alzheimer’s Association. RSVP requested but not required to Sarah Coletti, scoletti@benchmarkquality.com or (978) 914-0514.

Rolling on the River

Date: September 17, 2019

Time: 1p.m.

Location: Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St., Haverhill

Melissa Drake, Museum Educator at Buttonwoods Museum, will present how the Merrimack River has played a major role in shaping human industry in the Merrimack Valley, from the Pennacook’s  use of the river for trade and transport to the harnessing of the river’s power during industrialization in the 19th century. Museum collections and hands-on artifacts lend depth and interest to this program. Please call COA/Reservation: Kathy or Rita at (978) 374-2390.

Mass Innovation Nights

Date: September 18, 2019

Time: 6-8:30p.m.

Location: iHub UMass Lowell, Harbor Place, 2 Merrimack St., 2nd floor, Haverhill

Join UMass Lowell Innovation Hub and Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce for Mass Innovation Nights 126, featuring 10 innovative products!

Nevins Casino Night

Date: September 19, 2019

Time: 5:30-9p.m.

Location: DiBurro’s Function Facility, 887 Boston Road, Haverhill

Fundraiser

This year Nevins Passion for Fashion has decided to change things up and replaced the much-loved Passion for Fashion Show with Nevins Casino Night – Dress to the Nines. The stakes are high, but they believe this will be the “Event of the year” that everyone will enjoy while supporting the seniors of Nevins Nursing and Rehab Centre.

Academy of Creative Arts fall session registration

Date: September 19, 2019

Time: 4-6 pm

Location: Trinity Church, Winter Street, Haverhill

The Academy of Creative Arts at Trinity is now registering students in grade 1-7 from the upcoming fall session that starts on September 19. The weekly creative arts program runs from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursdays. Students get to choose between music instruction, art lessons and drama classes. Students of all backgrounds are welcome. There is a registration fee of $10 per child with a sibling discount and scholarships are available.  For registration information and details, contact Dr. Janet King at musicdirector@trinityhaverhill.org or by calling 978-372-4244, Mailbox 4

Linwood Cemetery Tour

Date: September 20, 2019

Time: 6-7p.m.

Location: Buttonwoods Museum, 240 Water Street, Haverhill

Historical Tour | Outdoor Activity

Join Buttonwoods Museum Tour Guide Frank Jewett for a tour of historical figures buried in Linwood Cemetery. Special Instructions: Requires walking of about a mile; in case of rain, wear rain gear. Tours will be capped at 20 people and will leave from the Buttonwoods Museum at the designated time. Sept. 20, 6–7 p.m. and Sept. 28, 5:30–6:30p.m.

Bella Building Walk

Date: September 20, 2019

Time: 11:30a.m.-1:30p.m.

Location: 2 Railroad Square, Haverhill

Historical Tour | Outdoor Activity

Stroll through the streets of historic downtown Haverhill. Explore Haverhill’s rich Italian culture and architectural history. After the great fire of 1882, Italian immigrants who had settled in and around Washington Street helped rebuild Haverhill’s decimated shoe industry. Master Italian masons laid the intricate brickwork that is so distinctive of the Queen Ann buildings. The walk will allow you to explore the part of the Italian district that includes River Street, Washington Street, and the lower part of Washington Hill. Please wear comfortable walking shoes.

Civil War Walk at Hilldale Cemetery

Date: September 20, 2019

Time: 2:30-3:30p.m.

Location: 337–351 Hilldale Ave., Haverhill

Historical Tour | Outdoor Activity

Join local historians Thomas Spitalere and Joe Bella for a walk through Historic Hilldale Cemetery. Commemorating Haverhill’s Civil War history, this walking tour will focus on some of the 419 local Civil War soldiers and their stories. At the end of the tour, there will be a moment to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Special Instructions: Please wear comfortable shoes, and they also recommend bringing water and a camera if you wish.  Sept. 20, 2:30–3:30 p.m.

Historical Tour of Linwood Cemetery

Date: September 20, 2019

Time: 6p.m.

Location: Buttonwoods Museum, 240 Water Street, Haverhill

Coming in September during ENHA Trails and Sails – A NEW tour of Linwood Cemetery highlighting some of Haverhill’s historical figures. Friday, September 20 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, September 28 at 5:30 p.m. These tours are free and limited to the first 20 people to arrive.

Whittierland

Date: September 20, 2019

Time: 11a.m.-4p.m.

Location: 305 Whittier Road, Haverhill

Historical Tour

The Whittier Birthplace is one of the best examples of an early colonial farm, in New England. Attendees will explore the bucolic grounds of the farm that was the boyhood home of one of our country’s most beloved poets and staunch abolitionist John Greenleaf Whittier. Visitors will also be greeted inside the homestead by renowned curator Gus Reusch, who will lead you on a tour of the 1688 farmhouse that was the inspiration for Whittier’s most famous poem, “Snow Bound.”  Sept. 20, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.; Sept. 21 and 22, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

A Spiritual Quest Weekend at Hilldale Cemetery

Start date: September 20, 2019

End date: September 21, 2019

Time: 6:30-10p.m.

Location: 337-351 Hilldale Ave., Haverhill

Historical Tour | Outdoor Activity

Join Essex County Ghost Project, Spirit Chasers Paranormal North East Paranormal Associates and Visions of the Paranormal for a weekend of paranormal enlightenment! On Friday night there will be an equipment class to learn how to use some of their tools. After the class, tour one of the most haunted cemeteries in New England. Special Instructions: Wear comfortable shoes and bring cameras and recording devices. No open-toed shoes, please. Sept. 20, 21, 27 and 28, 6:30–10 p.m.

Whittierland

Start date: September 21, 2019

End date: September 22, 2019

Time: 10a.m.-4p.m.

Location: 305 Whittier Road, Haverhill

Historical Tour

The Whittier Birthplace is one of the best examples of an early colonial farm, in New England. Attendees will explore the bucolic grounds of the farm that was the boyhood home of one of our country’s most beloved poets and staunch abolitionist John Greenleaf Whittier. Visitors will also be greeted inside the homestead by renowned curator Gus Reusch, who will lead you on a tour of the 1688 farmhouse that was the inspiration for Whittier’s most famous poem, “Snow Bound.” Sept. 20, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.; Sept. 21 and 22, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

EagleMania: The World’s Greatest Eagles Tribute Band

Date: September 21, 2019

Time: 7p.m.

Location: Collins Center, 100 Shawsheen Road, Andover, MA

Live Music

Don’t miss EagleMania covering the Eagles’ greatest hits, as well as some of the solo work of Don Henley, Glenn Frey and Joe Walsh, hosted by NNECC Foundation. $50 per person, reserved seating. For more information contact Lori Smerdon, lsmerdon@necc.mass.edu or call (978) 556-3870.

 

River Ruckus

Date: September 21, 2019

Time: 12p.m.-8p.m.

Location: 94 Washington St., Haverhill

Festival | Kids and Families | Live Music | Outdoor Activity

Team Haverhill’s River Ruckus: Free, family-friendly festival featuring a classic car show, live music from The River 92.5, crew exhibition on the river, kids’ activities, food vendors, beer & wine garden and fireworks finale at 8 p.m. Sept. 21, 12 p.m.–8 p.m.

Healthy Living Expo 2019

Date: September 21, 2019

Time: 10a.m.-2p.m.

Location: Harbor Place, 44 Merrimack St., Haverhill

Health/Wellness

Free and open to the public, the expo offers workout classes, wellness vendors, chair massage, blood pressure checks, medication review, healthy snacks for kids and much more.

EagleMania – The World’s Greatest Eagles Tribute Band

Date: September 21, 2019

Time: 7p.m.

Location: Collins Center, 100 Shawsheen Road, Andover, MA

Live Music

Don’t miss EagleMania covering the Eagles’ greatest hits, as well as some of the solo work of Don Henley, Glenn Frey, and Joe Walsh, hosted by NNECC Foundation, Inc.. $50.00 per person / reserved seating. For more information contact Lori Smerdon, lsmerdon@necc.mass.edu or call 978-556-3870.