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June 19, 2014


Team LUNGStrong yard sale

Team LUNGStrong members are hosting a large garage sale on Saturday, June 21, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mill 77 in Amesbury. All proceeds will benefit their Pan-Mass Challenge ride and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

Drivers needed for Meals on Wheels

Amesbury Meals on Wheels is seeking part-time drivers to deliver to homebound elderly in the Amesbury/Merrimac area. They must have their own vehicle; a stipend ispaid.

This program is made possible by the Merrimack Valley Nutrition Program, Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley and the Amesbury COA. To become a driver contact. Virginia Chapinski, assistant director, MVNP, 978-686-1422, ext. 28.

Lego Club at library

Children ages 6 to 10 are invited to come and build with Legos at the Amesbury Public Library, 149 Main St. The Lego Club will feature a different theme to create around each month; Legos will be supplied. Registration is required. For more information, visit, call the Children’s Room at 978-388-8148, ext. 4, or email

Art class offered

The Amesbury Senior Recreation Center is offering an art class on Mondays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Amesbury Council on Aging.

The class, Art with Cara, is taught by Cara Smoley, who has 20 years’ experience as an art teacher. No previous training needed.

The fee is $5 per session on a drop-in basis.

Call the Center at 978-388-8138 to register.

Any questions, phone Smoley at 978-430-6657.

AHS ’74 class reunion

The Amesbury High School Class of 1974 will hold its 40th reunion on Saturday, July 26, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Polish Club on Mill Street in Amesbury.

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