‘First Light Flashback’ Presentation at Haverhill Public Library Is Nov. 3

An opportunity to reflect and learn about Native American history comes on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 2 p.m. as the Haverhill Public Library hosts a presentation and performance by Annawon Weedon. Weedon, a member of the Mashpee Wampanoag community, seeks to educate and provide a more nuanced depiction of indigenous peoples and cultures. The event promises to discuss such topics as the figure Squanto, the first inhabitants of Turtle Island, and the Massachusetts whaling industry. To register for this free event, call 978-373-1586 x. 608.

Haverhill Council on Aging Christmas Craft Fair Is Saturday, Nov. 16

Look no further to complete your shopping list as the Council on Aging holds their annual Christmas Fair from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16 at the Citizens Center on 10 Welcome St. The fair is a chance for crafters to sell their wares, with those 60 and older able to participate at no cost. To register for a table or for more information call Kathy or Rita at 978-374-2390.

‘All for Ang’ 5K in Memory of Hunking Teacher Angela Iannalfo Is Sunday, Nov. 3

The second annual “All for Ang” memorial 5K takes place at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 3 at the Bradford Country Club, 201 Chadwick Road, Haverhill, and tickets are still available. The 5K walk/run is held to remember Angela Conte Iannalfo—a Hunking School teacher and mother who died in 2017. Proceeds from the walk go towards groups including the Haverhill Public Schools. There is a $27 entry fee for adults and $15 for children.

River Bards Gear Up for Fall Poetry Performances: Where to Enjoy Free Readings in Haverhill

Haverhill’s River Bards poetry group is gearing up for their fall readings on Sept. 6, Oct. 4 and Nov. 1 downtown at 2 Merrimack St, Haverhill. Each night begins at 7 p.m. with readings from a featured, published poet followed by an open mic ending at 9 p.m. Sign-ups are first come, first serve but everyone who wishes will have a chance to read, as long as they can keep their performance within three- to five-minutes.

Patriot Riders Hosting Sept. 8 Poker Run, Barbecue

The motorcycle group The Patriot Riders are planning a fall poker run and barbecue on Sunday, Sept. 8, with all money raised going to veterans and first responders, organizer Brenda Ward tells WHAV. The run, held at the Primrose Street AMVETS hall, has a $25 entry fee and includes lunch. Those without a poker face can attend the barbecue and participate in the raffles for $10. Registration for the run begins at 9 a.m. at the AMVETS, 576 Primrose St., Haverhill.