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January 28, 2014

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Lil’ Squirts Program for ages 3 to 5

Amesbury Youth Recreation has openings for its Lil’ Squirts Program at Amesbury Cultural Center. The play-based program provides social opportunities for children ages 3 to 5 to help them grow. It meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 to 11 a.m. and consists of cooperative games, physical activity, circle exercises, singing, storytelling, nature activities and more.

For more information, contact Kathy Crowley, youth recreation director, at 978-388-8137 or visit her office on the second floor of 5 School St. Brochures and registration forms are also available on the town’s website at www.amesburyma.gov.

Vigil for common-sense gun laws

A group of concerned citizens vigil every Monday from 9 to 10 a.m. in Amesbury to promote gun safety laws. The group gathers at the the corner of Main and Sparhawk streets near the gazebo by the town library. Organizers have been holding the vigil every Monday since January in response to the tragedy in Newtown, Conn. All are welcome. Note the change of time.

Amesbury Cultural Council seeks volunteers

The Amesbury Cultural Council is looking for volunteers who would like to serve on the local council. Our goal is to help foster and promote the cultural enjoyment and enrichment of our citizens through local and regional arts and culture events and programs. If interested, please contact the Amesbury Town Hall for an application. Additionally, email can be sent to Amesburycc@gmail.com for information.

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 www.amesburylibrary.org, call the Children’s Room at 978-388-8148, ext. 4, or email cdombrowski@mvlc.org.

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