HAVERHILL — Northern Essex Community College will host a suicide prevention workshop from 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, in the Hartleb Technology Center, Room 103B on the Haverhill campus, 100 Elliott St.

The YWCA Northeastern Massachusetts, in support of the college’s Title IX Awareness Initiatives, will present this workshop. Domestic violence and sexual assault advocates from the YWCA will lead the workshop on recognizing and addressing warning signs of suicide and its relationship to domestic violence and sexual assault.

This event is free and open to the public. Contact Northern Essex’s Human Resources Department at 978-556-3943 or email Justine Caron, director of human resources, at jcaron@necc.mass.edu or hr@necc.mass.edu for requests, questions, or event information.

NECC welcomes requests for sign language interpreting and other access requests such as for Computer Aided Real Time (CART) and food allergies.

BSO rehearsal trip planned

HAVERHILL — The Council on Aging is planning a trip to Symphony Hall for the Boston Symphony Orchestra open rehearsal performance at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15.

Andris Nelsons will conduct HK Gruber’s “Aerial” concerto for trumpet and orchestra, and Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 5.

Tickets and transportation are $50. Contact Kathy or Rita at 978-374-2390 to register for this trip.

Tribute to Rod Stewart trip planned

HAVERHILL — Life Long Journey Haverhill and the Council on Aging are planning a trip to Venus De Milo in Swansea for a Tribute to Rod Steward on Thursday, Nov. 15.

Tickets are $92 per person and include transportation, lunch, show, tax and gratuity. Contact Darlene Sutton at 978-476-4677 to register.

Chamber hosts networking events

The Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce is hosting networking events this week.

Join the Chamber for its latest Next Generation Leaders Executive Roundtable Series event — “Marketing a Business and Yourself” featuring Dana and Sal DeFranco of Battle Grounds Coffee Company in Haverhill as speakers.

The event will be held from noon to 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14 at China Blossom Restaurant and Lounge, 946 Osgood St., North Andover. There will be a complimentary luncheon and soft drinks. The event is targeted to young people in business, ages 21 to 45.

The cost is $10 for members and $20 for non-members, and is limited to the first 15 registrations.

There will also be a free networking breakfast from 7:45 to 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at Bridges by Epoch, 254 Lowell St., Andover. There will be breakfast, prizes and more.

The breakfast is free for members and $10 for non-members.

For more information on both events and to register, visit http://www.merrimackvalleychamber.com.

Enjoy an afternoon of music

TEWKSBURY — Merrimack Valley A Cappella will perform “A New Chapter: An Afternoon of Stories and Songs,” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18 at Wynn Middle School, 1 Griffin Way, Tewksbury.

“A New Chapter,” will be a celebration of the new spirit of musical excellence and sisterhood that is blossoming in the chorus, according to a press release.

The chorus will perform 17 songs in four-part barbershop harmony, featuring brand-new contemporary songs, patriotic favorites and songs about joy, hope and love. Several quartets will also be featured, including Accidental Charm, The Derry Aires, Lashes and Soundscape.

The Eight Tracks, an eight-member, semi-professional, Boston-based a cappella group, will be the featured performer.

This performance is open to the public and tickets are available at http://www.merrimackvalleyacappella.com for $18. For more information email info@merrimackvalleychorus.com.

New Year’s celebration set

METHUEN — Start celebrating 2019 early at the Methuen Senior Activity Center.

The senior center will host a New Year’s Eve afternoon celebration from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29. Dinner will be provided by The Party Connection, and dancing music by Bobby G.

Call the senior center, 77 Lowell St., at 978-983-8825 for more information as it becomes available.

 



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