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May 6, 2008



YWCA preschool classes

YWCA offering preschool classes at the PITA Hall on Plum Island now to June 23. Classes include Indoor Soccer I and II, and Kids in Motion, for 3- to 4-year-olds who want to jump, boogie and move. Camp opportunities for ages 3 to entering fourth grade; full day child care. Register in person at 10 State St. until the end of April and, beginning May 5, at the YWCA on Market Street.

Take the First Splash on Saturday, May 31, in the new pools and Health and Wellness facility. For more information, visit or call 978-465-9922.

Council on Aging fair, hearing loss presentation May 13

Digital Hearing Healthcare will offer a complimentary presentation on hearing loss on Tuesday, May 13, at 10 a.m., at the Newburyport Council on Aging Senior Health Fair. An audiologist will offer free hearing screenings and hearing aid checks.

Trips open to seniors, others

The Friends of the Amesbury Council on Aging and Newburyport Golden Agers are sponsoring the following trips. They are open to anyone. You don't have to be a senior to go. For more information, visit the Amesbury Senior Center, 9 School St., call 978-388-8138, ext. 547, or 978-857-9013. Trips fill fast.

May 16 — Shades of Ireland, 10-day tour. Costs $2,649 per person.

May 19 — Mass Mutual Center in Springfield. International Tattoo, direct from Montreal. Royal Highland Regiment of Canada. Sixty pipers, drummers, Highland dancers. Includes lunch. Seventy-nine dollars per person.

RESTORE stadium has Web site

RESTORE, the committee to renovate and upgrade historic World War Memorial Stadium behind Newburyport High School, announces its new Web site, To donate, volunteer, and/or learn more, visit the site, which will be updated. This is a $1.4 million fundraising campaign. Donations may be sent to RESTORE, care of 26 Summit Place, Newburyport, MA 01950. Volunteers needed for the following committees: Events, foundations and grants, alumni outreach, youth sports outreach, community outreach, and public relations and communications. E-mail to, or

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