‘First Fridays’ Features Dining, Crafts, Wellness, Tours, More

Here is a listing of events, venues, activities and special taking place for the kickoff of “First Fridays,” an initiative of Creative Haverhill.

Things to Do

Cinco de Mayo Celebration
Casa Blanca Mexican Restaurant, 2 Essex St.
All Day

Live Painting by Eugene Stetz
Better Block, Goecke Parking Deck, Merrimack Street.
All Day

Frida Friday! & Paper Flower Craft
8 by Design, 50 Washington St.
5 to 9 p.m.

Haverhill Art Market Boutique
Creative Haverhill, 21 Wingate St. Unit 104
5 to 9 p.m. (also 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, May 6)

Mini Wellness Festival
Giving Tree Yoga & Wellness, 129 Essex St.
5 to 9 p.m.

Memorial Aids Quilt Display
Phoenix Rising United Church of Christ, 192 Merrimack St.
5 to 9 p.m.

Photography Exhibit
Artist Cafe, 22 Washington St.
5 to 9 p.m. (and during regular restaurant hours)

Magic Show with Johnny Magic
A Sweet Affair, 38 Washington St.
5 to 9 p.m.

Artist Talk with Mural Artist Brian Canty
Rent-A-Center, 150 Merrimack St.
5 to 9 p.m.

Pentucket Kiwanis Magical Mustache Tour
Register at The Barking Dog Ale House, 22 Washington St.
6 to 10 p.m.

Public Art Walking Tours *Weather permitting.
Meet at the Essex Street Gateway Mural, 25 Essex St.
6:30 or 7:30 p.m.

River Bards Poetry Series and Open Mic
Battle Grounds Coffee Company, 39 Washington St.
7 to 9 p.m.

O+ Bands at the Chit Chat
Chit Chat Lounge, 103 Washington St.
8 p.m., Beds
9 p.m., Black Hatch
10 p.m., Biscuit Kids
11 p.m., The Peach Pits
Midnight, The Lipstick Boys

Jeff Grassie Art Window Display
The Inside View, 18 Essex St.

 First Friday Specials/Deals!

No Cover Charge!
The Game Pad Bar, 100 Washington St. 2nd Floor
5 to 9 p.m.

Free Yoga (Pre-Registration Required)
The Yoga Tree, 90 Washington St. 2nd Floor
5:45 to 7 p.m.
$15 Special on Palm or Tarot Card Reading
$5 Off Full Readings
*With the newspaper/web listing.

Psychic World, 154 Washington St.
$5 off a “Neighborhood” tote bag with any purchase
Creative Haverhill, 21 Wingate St. Unit 104
5 to 9 p.m.