The Salisbury Council on Aging is hosting Wii Wednesdays at noon throughout April. Senior citizens are urged to drop by and check out! Wii bowling, golf, tennis, baseball and more. Wii is quickly becoming the activity of choice for older adults, as well as people of all ages and it's entertaining. The Wii offers fun games to play individually or in teams, sitting or standing. Improve balance, endurance, range of motion and sequencing abilities. With games for all levels of activity, Wii offers a reprieve from a sedentary lifestyle and will increase hand-eye coordination.
For further information, contact Noelle Kaelblein, Salisbury Council on Aging, at 978-462-2412
Also planned for April is Intergenerational Day on April 18, when Whittier Vo-Tech Key Club visit the Hilton Center at noon, and on April 19, the Council on Aging celebrates Earth Day by cleaning up the senior center.
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The Salisbury Republican Town Committee will have its organizational meeting on Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Hilton Center, 43 Lafayette Road.
At the meeting, new members will be added and the election of board members will take place.
Those interested in joining are welcome to attend.
For more information, contact call Marshall Maguire, chairman, at 978-462-0701.
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The Coastal Trails Coalition is sponsoring an upcoming event for those who have and ride bicycles. A Bike Safety Clinic will take place on Saturday, April 21, from 9 a.m. to noon at Riverside Cycles in Newburyport at The Tannery, and Amesbury Skate & Sport in Amesbury on Route 110.
Free bike and helmet inspections will take place by those who attend with their equipment. Included will be inspections of brakes, tires, steering, air pressure and gears.
The event takes place rain or shine.
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Pettengill House helps more than 3,100 residents throughout the region in need of social services, and on Friday April 27, it will host a fundraiser from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Blue Ocean Music Hall, from featuring Thomas Machine Works Band.
Tickets are $50 and include live music, dancing, appetizers, silent auction and more. Tickets are now on sale online at www.pettengillhouse.org.
To sponsor this event or to purchase an ad in the program book, contact Tara Clifford, program coordinator, at 978-463-8801 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The mission of the Pettengill House is to support and empower children and families by providing education, extensive case management, family stabilization and basic needs.
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The town of Salisbury, through Pennichuck Water, will be conducting water main and hydrant flushing beginning on Monday, April 30, through Friday, May 11.
This annual maintenance program involves opening flushing valves to create increased water flows that dislodge and clean out naturally occurring sediment in pipelines.
The flushing process may cause a slight discoloration of water and/or a short period of low water pressure.
Avoid washing clothes during this time period.
Be assured that the water is safe to drink and any discoloration will clear up after the water is run for just a few minutes. This flushing program is necessary to help maintain the quality of the water throughout the water distribution system.
For more information, contact Pennichuck Customer Service at 800-553-5191.
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The Salisbury Elementary School Scholarship Committee is sponsoring its second annual basket raffle to raise money to support two $1,000 scholarships for Triton graduates who attended Salisbury Elementary School.
Already donated are many items for gift baskets. But gifts are still be sought to fill other baskets. Suggested donations include handmade items, legal services, scarves, purses, artwork, antiques, gift certificates or cash donations.
Donations may be brought the school and left at the office with Joanne Levesque or Cheryl Smith, to the attention of Lisa Bissell or Joan Flink.
For those who would like gifts to be picked up, call the school at 978-463-5852 and leave a message for Bissell or email Barbara Oswald at email@example.com.
Donations are needed by May 1.
Winning tickets will be drawn at an Ice Cream Social, planned for Wednesday, May 30, at the school.
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Angeljean Chiaramida covers Salisbury for The Daily News. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 978-462-6666, ext. 3271.