Atkinson Women’s Civic Club Plans 2021 Outdoor Artisan Market Saturday, June 19

The Atkinson Women’s Civic Club is having its 2021 Outdoor Artisan Market Saturday, June 19, with music, craft and food vendors and raffles. There will be 31 local artisan vendors and activities for the whole family. All proceeds support the Atkinson community. The event takes place Saturday, June 19, from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., rain or shine, at Atkinson Community Center, 4 Main St., Atkinson.


Haverhill Library Offers Rockabye Beats Block Party Friday

The Haverhill Public Library is offering a variety of virtual and outdoor programs for children with a Rockabye Beats Block Party Friday. The Block Party features singing, dancing, playing instruments, show and tell and, what staff call, “a healthy dose of silliness!” Each child will be given their own pre-sanitized set of instruments to have and performers participate at a safe distance. The Block Party takes place Friday, June 11, from 6 to 6:45 p.m., at the library’s Stage Street parking lot. For more information or to register, visit

Ruth’s House Providing Free Suits, with Alterations, to Veterans Thanks to Anonymous Donor

Ruth’s House, the Lafayette Square, Haverhill thrift shop, is offering free suits for veterans thanks to an anonymous donor. The nonprofit organization said gently used suits, along with any needed alterations, will provide suits in time for interviews, summer weddings and other events. Ruth’s House, which also provides clothing and employment training opportunities to individuals and families, is located at 11 Lafayette Square, Haverhill. The telephone number is 978-521-5575.

Atkinson Congregational Church Offers In-Person Services at Outdoor Sanctuary June 6 and 13

Atkinson Congregational Church is offering online options for parishioners during June and in-person services Sundays, June 6 and 13, 10 a.m., in the church’s outdoor sanctuary, weather permitting. Communion will be offered June 6, with in-person attendees receiving individual, pre-packaged, juice and bread. The June 13 service features two baptisms. When attending services in the church’s outdoor sanctuary, congregants are asked to bring their own lawn chairs. Masks and social distancing will continue to be required when attending in person. Regular Sunday services take place at 10 a.m., online via Zoom and Facebook, with occasional outdoor worship options announced in advance.

Robert Gablosky Memorial Scholarship Goes to Pentucket Regional High Senior

A graduating Pentucket Regional High School student is this year’s winner of the Robert Gablosky Memorial Scholarship from the Greater Haverhill Arts Association. Timothy Friend, who will receive the $1,000 scholarship in a ceremony June 13, plans to pursue a career in film at Connecticut College. Robert J. Gablosky founded the Greater Haverhill Arts Association in 1971 and served as president. He was a lifelong force in the Greater Haverhill community as an artist, a leader and a teacher. The scholarship in his memory is made possible through the generosity of Gablosky’s family and friends of the Greater Haverhill Arts Association.

Methuen Young People’s Theatre Plans Principal Role Auditions Tonight and Saturday Morning

Methuen Young People’s Theatre, a summer program by Methuen Memorial Music Hall, is having auditions tonight and Saturday morning for its planned presentation of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

Auditions for principal roles take place tonight, June 3, at 6:30, and Saturday, June 5, at 9 a.m. For more information, email [email protected] Methuen Young People’s Theatre is open to youth entering grades 4 through 12. Rehearsals are scheduled to take place Thursday nights and Saturday mornings beginning June 10 with performances planned for Sept. 10 and 11 and possibly Sept. 12.

MakeIT Job Fairs Showcase Driving, Food-Related Employment Friday, Saturday, Tuesday

Jobs are available in a variety of industries including food and transportation, and MakeIT Haverhill is presenting three job fairs, beginning tomorrow. MakeIT Haverhill organizers say the fairs allow residents to meet local employers in a friendly, COVID-19 safe environment at its 301 Washington St. offices. The new Amazon Distribution Center, 25 Computer Drive, Haverhill, is looking for full-time delivery drivers ages 21 and up during fairs at MakeIT Friday, June 4, from 4-6 p.m. and Saturday, June 5, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Haverhill restaurants and food manufacturers invite applicants Tuesday, June 8, from 2-5 p.m., to learn about opportunities. Participating employers include Artisan Chef Manufacturing (Tuscan Brands), Barrio, Carbone’s Kitchen, Cedar’s Mediterranean Foods, Keon’s 105 Bistro, Krueger Flatbread and Olivia’s, Nichol’s Village, The Peddler’s Daughter and The Hidden Pig.