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Call 978-388-0327 or go to April 26 on the calendar of events at www.amesburyma.gov for more information or to request a pick-up.

Caregivers Lunch at Market Street Baptist

The Market Street Baptist Church at 37 Market Street, Amesbury invites the public to attend a Caregivers Lunch on Saturday, April 26, from noon to 2 p.m.

This event is for those who have been called to care for ailing loved ones to connect with other caregivers and to hear from the experiences of others. Ruth John will share her experiences and wisdom as a caregiver for 20 years.

Cost is $5 to cover the lunch. Register in advance: call church at 978-388-0930 or email: msbcsec@verizon.net.

Indoor yard sale at Market Street Baptist

The Market Street Baptist Church, 37 Market St,, Amesbury, is hosting an indoor yard sale on Saturday, May 3, from 8 a.m. to noon. Items fill the gym at the back of the building. Nothing is priced. Any donations are accepted. The proceeds from this sale go directly to a fund that will pay the expenses for several church volunteers to go to Canada the week of July 19-26.

This will be the sixth summer connecting with Pastor Ian MacFarlane and the members of the Living Hope Community Church in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Each year volunteers spend the week at this church helping with children’s programs like Vacation Bible School and Bible Basketball. The Canadian church’s volunteers have also come to Amesbury twice to help with similar programs. Meals on Wheels drivers needed

Volunteer drivers needed to deliver Meals on Wheels to homebound elderly in the Amesbury/Merrimac area. This is part time job with stipend paid. Driver must have own vehicle. Contact: Virginia Chapinski, assistant director, MVNP, 978-686-1422, ext. 28.

Wine & Cheese fundraiser benefits COA

The Amesbury Council on Aging will hold its second annual Wine & Cheese fundraiser at the Amesbury Senior Community Center on Thursday, May 8, from 4-7 p.m. Tasting will be offered by Jewell Towne Vineyards and Newburyport Brewing Company. For more information, call Annmary or Doreen at 978-388-8138.

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